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Wish your ex-boyfriend wasn't in that great picture of you with your family? Cut him out! Hate the shirt you're wearing in the picture of you with your best friend? Change the color! You can do all of this and more with Photoshop Elements 3 and Fun with Photoshop Elements 3 can show you how. Get your feet wet and your hands dirty with this cheeky look at how to use the program for fun. Learn the key tools and tricks through objective-based lessons that will show you how to complete a task quickly and easily so you can move on to the next task. By the end of the book, you will be able to combine elements of two photos into one image, perform "head transplants," makeover your clothes or face, edit people into and out of images and graft images together to create giant, mystical creatures. The possibilities are endless-let us help you reel them in!
The source files for this book take up a lot of space even when compressed. If you're on a broadband connection or don't mind a huge download, you can download all the examples at once. Otherwise, you can download the individual chapters as needed.
1. The Old Switcheroo.
Project 1: The Forest and the Trees
Project 2: Replace the Face
Project 3: Making Faces
Project 4: Body Transplants
Project 5: Antelope, Schmantelope
2. Now You See It, Now You Don’t.
Project 1: Colorful Tongues
Project 2: Gone But Not Forgotten
Project 3: Out of Africa–Completely
Project 4: Protective Coloration
3. Mirror, Mirror, Off the Wall.
Project 1: A Younger You in Minutes
Project 2: Fast Forward
Project 3: Who’s the Tallest of Them All?
4. A Cruel Twist of Face.
Project 1: Elastic Surgery
Project 2: Distort Reform
Project 3: A Hair-raising Experience
Project 4: Oral Surgery Gone Wrong
5. From Insult to Injury.
Project 1: Warts and All
Project 2: Pock Marks the Spot
Project 3: Gratuitous Violence
Project 4: Collision Coverage
6. Location, Location, Location.
Project 1: Where Am I? An Incredible City
Project 2: Stonedhenge
Project 3: Environmental Deception
7. Just Faux Fun.
Project 1: A Room for Improvement
Project 2: Cabinet Appointments
Project 3: A Realtor’s Nightmare
Project 4: Housepainter’s Fantasy
8. The Write Stuff.
Project 1: Postcard from Somewhere
Project 2: What Is Mona Lisa Thinking?
Project 3: Fake Highway Signs
Project 4: Take It and Stick It! (On Your Bumper)
9. Kid Stuff.
Project 1: Quick Cartoons
Project 2: Trace and Fill
Project 3: Play with Your Food!
Project 4: Chocolate Treats
Project 5: Decorate Your Room
10. Fool Me Twice.
Project 1: Not-so-soft Drink
Project 2: Bugs for Breakfast?
Project 1: Olde Tyme Photography
Project 2: Pre-War Portraits
Project 3: Naked Babies
Project 1: Come Up and See My Filters
Project 2: Mom and Pop Art
Project 3: Make a Good Impressionist
Appendix A. Resources.
Searching the Internet for Images
Using Royalty-Free Stock Images
Printing from the Desktop
Outsourcing Print Jobs
Appendix B. Photoshop in a Peanut Shell.
Where Is It?
Selection, Selection, Selection
Rectangular or Elliptical Marquee
Text and Effects
Differences Between Photoshop Elements and Photoshop CS
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