Design essentials : professional studio techniques / Luanne Seymour Cohen.

by Cohen, Luanne SeymourLooking glass.

Publisher: [San Jose, CA] : Adobe Press, [2003]Edition: Fourth edition.Description: 231 pages : illustrations ; 23cm.ISBN: 0201713632.Subject(s): Adobe Illustrator (Computer file)Looking glass | Adobe PhotoshopLooking glass | Graphic arts -- Computer programs | Graphic designNote: Previous ed.: 1999.Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

'Design 'Essentials, fourth edition, enables readers to learn how to create professional-quality graphics using Adobe Photoshop 6 and Illustrator 10. The book takes a cookbook-style approach, including step-by-step recipes that show how professional designers create outstanding graphic artwork with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.

Previous ed.: 1999.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • 1 Painting
  • Painted paper illustrations
  • Tissue-paper mosaics
  • Painterly images
  • Digital paintings
  • Painting foliage
  • Color-tinted photographs
  • Outlined images
  • Neon graphics
  • Cast shadows
  • Gradients on a path
  • Stippling
  • 2 Drawing
  • Custom borders
  • Drawing foliage
  • Quick 3-D boxes. 3-D packages. 3-D bar charts
  • Shaded spheres
  • Perspective grids in Photoshop
  • Perspective grids in Illustrator
  • Seals, stars, spheres, and links
  • Map symbols
  • 3 Patterns and Textures
  • Simple patterns
  • Texture patterns
  • Illustrator pattern tiles in Photoshop
  • Marbled paper
  • Textured 3-D graphics
  • 4 Text Effects
  • Photos masked by type
  • Embossed type
  • Corroded type
  • Type with multiple outlines
  • Rainbow scratchboard type
  • Type on a circular path
  • Recessed type. 1960s poster type
  • Wet paint type
  • Chrome type
  • 5 Special Effects
  • Simulated film grain
  • Posterized photographs
  • Blended image layers
  • Scanned objects as masks
  • Reverse shapes
  • Filter combinations
  • Digital woodcuts
  • Warhol-style images
  • Flat graphics on curved images
  • Appendix A Shortcuts and Handy Tips
  • Appendix B Combining Photoshop and Illustrator Files
  • Recommended Reading
  • Index
  • Credits
  • Photography and Illustration Credits

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Luanne Seymour Cohen is the former creative director at Adobe Systems and is the co-author of the previous editions of Design Essentials and Imaging Essentials . She has been working in graphic design for the last 22 years, and works closely with the engineers as an advisor during the development of Adobe's graphic software.

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