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Fun with Photoshop Elements 4: Foto Fakery for Everyone is a fun, cheeky approach to using Photoshop Elements 4 in exactly the way you want to use it - for fun! You'll be able to get your feet wet and your hands dirty while learning the key tools and tricks through objective-based lessons. You'll be able to quickly complete tasks, and 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. Plus, you'll find out how to use these images on greeting cards, T-shirts, personalized calendars, fake street sign, and more.
You can even gain inspiration at the companion website from posted reader creations! The possibilities are endless. Let us help you reel them in!
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: 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: A Lot of Scrap
Project 1: Come Up and See My Filters
Project 2: Mom and Pop Art
Project 3: Make a Good Impressionist
Searching the Internet for Images
Using Royalty-Free Stock Images
Printing from the Desktop
Outsourcing Print Jobs
B. Photoshop Elements in a Peanut Shell.
Where Is It?
Selection, Selection, Selection
Rectangular or Elliptical Marquee
Selection Brush Tool
Magic Selection Tools
Type and Text Effects
Differences Between Photoshop Elements and Photoshop CS
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