In the all-new Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Mastery, the third and final installment of the popular series, join industry expert and award-winning author Deke McClelland for an in-depth tour of the most powerful and empowering features of Photoshop CS5. Discover the vast possibilities of traditional tools, such as masking and blend modes, and then delve into Smart Objects, Photomerge, as well as the new Puppet Warp, Mixer Brush, and HDR features. Exercise files accompany the course.
Recommended prerequisites: Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Fundamentals and Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Advanced.
Using masks and blend modes in radically new ways
Mastering the Pen tool and Paths panel
Transforming and maximizing Smart Objects
Employing Smart Filters to create complex effects
Exploring the capabilities of Bristle brushes and the Mixer Brush
Merging multiple images into seamless panoramas
Exploring the full range of luminance with HDR Pro
Recording actions and batching-processing images