Korean publisher YoungJin has released a new book, Photoshop CS3 Accelerated by Blues Kim, a hands-on training guide to Adobeâ€™s photo editing application.
Featuring easy-to-follow exercises, the book gives the reader a visual walk-through of Photoshop CS3â€™s functions and offers sample design projects to work on. The book begins with a clear-cut introduction to essential concepts and terminology. Newly learned skills are then put to the test by following the step-by-step exercises. Full color, crisp screenshots on every page give readers a clear picture of whatâ€™s possible, and the CD included with the book contains all of the source files needed to complete the exercises.
The book teaches the reader how to enhance designs and photos with all the new features of Photoshop CS3, including how to:
â€¢ Design transparent pages for the web
â€¢ Apply texture to 3D text
â€¢ Simulate neon lights and fireworks using paths
â€¢ Create reflections and shadows
â€¢ Create and add artistic effects with filters
Photoshop CS3 Accelerated is available from Oâ€Reilly for $25.