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Mastering Adobe Photoshop 2024

By : Gary Bradley
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Mastering Adobe Photoshop 2024

By: Gary Bradley

Overview of this book

Unlock the full potential of Photoshop, the go-to app for content creators by mastering its complex tools and features. This book quickly builds on your existing Photoshop knowledge with proven industry techniques, serving as a launchpad to develop professional skills and transformative personal growth. You’ll start by fine-tuning color and tone in your images with non-destructive adjustment layers and conceal content like backdrops with precise masking techniques for fine details like hair. Working through a series of real-world editing projects, crafting realistic brand mockups and traditional marketing collateral, you’ll learn robust methods for building social media assets in Photoshop, from images to animated GIFs and videos. You’ll also be able to bring your typography to life with styles and effects that are simple to edit and store as preset effects. The final section of the book encapsulates all of your learning to create complex montages using advanced masking and compositing techniques. You’ll have fun elevating your designs with surreal art styles and conceptual imagery using retouching, blending, and liquify filters. By the end of this Adobe Photoshop book, you’ll soar to new heights with your designs, creating captivating visuals that leave a lasting impression on your audience.
Table of Contents (19 chapters)
Part 1:Raising Your Photoshop Game
Part 2:Bringing Brands Front and Center
Part 3:Building Visual Components
Part 4:World Building

Part 1:Raising Your Photoshop Game

We all discover Photoshop differently, often learning about tools and features that are relevant to our working needs. However, this can lead to knowledge gaps that may hold us back. Part 1 of this book will focus on essential skills and how to build upon them, starting with Chapter 1, which establishes a streamlined interface and tools setup.

This part has the following chapters:

  • Chapter 1, Making Photoshop Work Harder and Smarter
  • Chapter 2, Non-Destructive Healing, and Retouching
  • Chapter 3, Masking and Cutouts