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Layers: The Complete Guide to Photoshop's Most Powerful Feature

Layers: The Complete Guide to Photoshop's Most Powerful Feature

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  • Copyright 2008
  • Dimensions: 7-1/2 X 9
  • Pages: 264
  • Edition: 1st
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-321-53417-4
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-321-53417-0

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When Photoshop guru Matt Kloskowski was asked why he wrote this book, he replied, “It’s simple: I wanted to write the Photoshop book that I wished was around when I was learning Photoshop”. You’ve always known that layers were the key to understanding Photoshop, and now you have a resource to show you exactly how. With Matt’s clear, easy-to-follow, and concise writing style you’ll learn about:
  • Working with and managing multiple layers
  • Building multiple layered images
  • Blending layers together
  • Exactly which of the 25+ Blend Modes you need to worry about (there’s just a few)
  • Layer Masking and just how easy it is.
  • Using layers to enhance and retouch your photos
  • All of the tips and tricks that make using layers a breeze.
If you want to finally understand layers in Photoshop, this book is the one you’ve been waiting for.

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Table of Contents

1. Layer Basics
2. Blending Layers
3. Adjustment Layers
4. Layer Mask Basics
5. Type and Shape Layers
6: Enhancing Photos With Layers
7: Retouching With Layers
8: Layer Styles
9: Smart Layers


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