Course Technology Advanced Photoshop CS4 Trickery & FX
Achieve new levels of creativity in digital art with Advanced Photoshop CS4 Trickery and FX. This fully revised new edition shows digital artists how to blend their traditional artistic skills and vision with the powerful tools and capabilities of Adobe Photoshop CS4.
Photoshop CS4 Extended combines 2D, 3D, and video into its interface, truly enabling artists to combine mediums such as painting, photography, and sculpting into their digital creations. Each chapter is laid out as a complete tutorial that shows you how to use each of the amazing new Photoshop CS4 features to transform ordinary photos into incredible special effects and digital creations.
You'll also find projects that illustrate the more practical uses of Photoshop to help you master your photo editing skills. All of the files needed to complete the tutorials are included online so you can spend more time expanding and challenging your creativity and less time worrying about the technical details. Get ready to harness the power of Photoshop CS4 to create both realistic images and fantastic effects.
About the Author
Stephen Burns has discovered the same passion for the digital medium as he has for photography as an art form. His background began as a photographer 28 year ago and in time, progressed toward the digital medium. His influences include the great Abstractionists & the Surrealists including Jackson Pollock, Wassily Kandinsky, Pablo Picasso, Franz Kline, Mark Rothko, Mark Tobey, and Lenore Fini, to name a few. Stephen Burns has been a corporate instructor and lecturer in the application of digital art and design for the past 10 years ). He has been exhibiting digital fine art internationally at galleries such as Durban Art Museum in South Africa, Citizens Gallery in Yokahama, Japan, and CECUT Museum Of Mexico to name a few. Part of his exhibiting won him 1st place in the prestigious Seybold International digital arts contest.