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Published in April 2011
Smashing Media GmbH, Freiburg, Germany
Cover Design: Ricardo Gimenes
Editing: Thomas Burkert
Proofreading: Brian Goessling
Concept: Sven Lennartz, Vitaly Friedman
As the technology becomes more advanced, all of us seek for time-saving tips and guidelines to make our work much more effective and productive. Mastering Photoshop for Web Design Vol. 2 contains 11 articles that cover useful and partly unknown Photoshop techniques and tricks from experts in the field. The articles discuss retouching, cloning, compositing, obscure Photoshop timesavers and designing for iPhone. The articles have been published on Smashing Magazine in 2010 and 2011 and have been carefully edited and revised.
Productivity is a crucial asset of professional designers. Photoshop is an extremely powerful application for photo processing and image manipulation, and we can make it even more powerful by using advanced techniques and design approaches that professionals and experts in the field are using regularly.
The better our professional skills are, the more time we can spend to focus on the actual design process rather than the tool we are using to implement it on screen. This book is the brand new Photoshop eBook edition in our Smashing eBook Series which will help you mastering Photoshop and gain a more efficient, advanced workflow in your design process.
When it comes to designing in Photoshop, there is a myriad of ways one could use to achieve a certain result. Designers use techniques they are most confident as well as comfortable with, which is great because it’s always useful to peek into the workflow of our colleagues and learn new design approaches. Creating great artwork without intimately knowing your tools is certainly possible, but the more you know, the more likely you are to work faster and with greater confidence.
This eBook contains 11 articles that cover useful techniques and tricks from experts such as retouching, cloning, compositing, obscure Photoshop time- savers and designing for iPhone. You may know some of them, but hopefully not all of them