Photoshop For Beginners

Photoshop For Beginners 11th Edition

From basic photo editing skills, to colour corrections, layers, brushes and selections, the newly revised Photoshop for Beginners will guide you through all the techniques you need to get started with Adobe's celebrated software. Free online resources such as tutorial files, brushes, actions, textures and fonts are also available to help you practise your new skills. Featuring: Getting started - An overview of the different Photoshop versions and an introduction to the bare essentials. Retouching - Discover the best tools and tricks for the job. Understanding adjustments - Enhance your images and apply effects using adjustment layers, selections and more. Creative projects - Practise your newly acquired skills through these fun project ideas.

United Kingdom
Future Publishing Ltd
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welcome to photoshop® for beginners

Photoshop has grown to be a part of our everyday lives, particularly as we can capture images so easily on our smartphones these days. So it’s no wonder why more and more people are familiarising themselves with Photoshop’s image-transforming capabilities. While it might seem to first-timers that there are a baffling array of buttons and icons on the Photoshop interface, we encourage you to imagine it as an artist’s toolbox, and that space in the middle is your blank canvas. From basic photo-editing skills to colour corrections, filters and selections, this newly revised Photoshop for Beginners will guide you through all the techniques you need. Not to mention some fun creative projects to try. We even provide online resources such as tutorial files, brushes, textures and video guides to start…

1 min
the ultimate guide to photoshop

Get ready to fall in love with Photoshop! You have taken the plunge and bought your first copy and it’s just waiting to be explored. Don’t be put off by the endless tools, functions and features that you see before you at the moment, as it won’t be long before you’ve mastered them all. Photoshop is the gateway to endless creativity. Speak to any Photoshop professional and they will tell you they are still discovering exciting new ways to produce beautiful work. The great thing about this program is that there really is something for everyone. Whether you’re a complete novice starting from scratch or a seasoned pro looking for a fresh take on a familiar technique, Photoshop provides everyone with the tools to create something wonderful. As you start to investigate…

4 min
editing photos

As the name suggests, one of the main uses of Photoshop is photo editing. In a world where we are always snapping our friends, families, pets and surroundings, we all have plenty of images to get creative with in Photoshop. Whether you rely on your iPhone or other smartphone to capture a moment, or prefer to have a compact camera or digital SLR with you at all times, Photoshop can tweak your images to perfection. It makes no difference what the subject matter is or what device you used to capture the shot, there is always a way to make improvements with a little help from Photoshop. For landscape lovers, your first task will be to learn how to straighten your pictures in order to achieve the perfect horizon. A wonky…

4 min
manipulating photos

Photo manipulation is quite different from image editing, as it involves taking a photo and transforming it into something new rather than simply tweaking the original composition. You will have undoubtedly heard a lot about layers in Photoshop, but may not be aware of what they actually do. In their most basic sense, they enable you to build up a sandwich of images and effects. Each layer of the sandwich interacts with the other fillings until you have a whole new sandwich, or image. For example, you may start with a portrait photo and then add a new background onto a new layer. You can add some text on a different layer and then an illustration on another. Before you know it, all these layers have added up to create a…

4 min
digital art

Consider Photoshop an artist’s treasure trove of tools, paints and media. Even if your artistic skills are limited to stick men, Photoshop can provide all the features to help you realise your inner Van Gogh. Unlike traditional drawing and painting, Photoshop makes it as easy as tracing over an image. You can literally sketch or paint over any photograph to create a stunning masterpiece. By using layer masks, you can create a host of drawing and painting styles. On the drawing side of things, you will discover there are far more options than a simple pencil sketch. Open your eyes to the world of chalk and charcoal drawing, sketching in watercolour, and pen and ink effects. By carefully selecting the right type of brush and combining it with the right kind of…

11 min
a guide to the photoshop family

PHOTOSHOP Photoshop CS6 no longer exists as a standalone product, but you might still have the Standard or Extended version. ELEMENTS Perfect for the complete beginner, Photoshop Elements 14 has a more approachable interface that’s full of quick effects and one-click answers. PHOTOSHOP CC Upgrading requires a monthly subscription that caters for different users. CC offers Cloud storage and the ability to get new features when released. Photoshop CS No longer available to purchase as a standalone product Photoshop has become a staple for many, if not all, digital artists. We pick out the best bits from the expert program Photoshop gives you the room to create artwork and edit photos with complete control over layers, adjustments, filters and much more. Daunting at first, Photoshop is surprisingly easy to get to grips with. Photographers will find an array of…