1. Getting Acquainted with Photoshop

1.1. The Photoshop Environment

1.2. Palettes and the Palette Well

1.3. Creating Custom Workspaces

1.4. Opening Images

1.5. Using the File Browser

1.6. Image Magnification

1.7. Viewing Document Information

1.9. Undoing Mistakes and The History Palette

1.10. Displaying Drawing Guides

1.11. Making Measurements

1.12. Adding Annotations

1.13. Setting Preferences

2.1. Bitmap Images

2.2. Vector Images

2.3. Image Size and Resolution Settings

2.4. Scanning Images

2.5. Creating New Images

2.6. Placing Files

3.1. Color Modes and Models

3.2. Color Mode Conversion

3.3. Previewing Color Differences Between Operating Systems

3.4. Color Management

3.5. Foreground and Background Colors

3.6. Using the Color Picker

3.7. Selecting Colors with the Color Palette

3.8. Selecting Colors with the Eyedropper Tool

3.9. Selecting Colors with the Swatches Palette

4.1. Painting Tools

4.2. The Brush Tool

4.3. Blending Modes

4.4. The Pencil Tool

4.5. The Eraser Tool

4.6. The Magic Eraser Tool

4.7. The Background Eraser Tool

4.8. Using the Art History Brush

4.9. Using the History Brush

5.1. Using the Brushes Palette

5.2. Creating Custom Brush Tips by Selection

5.3. Creating Custom Brush Tips in the Brushes Palette

5.4. Setting Shape Dynamics

5.5. Setting Brush Scattering

5.6. Setting Brush Texture

5.7. Setting Dual Brushes

5.8. Setting Color Dynamics

5.9. Setting Other Dynamics

5.10. Miscellaneous Brush Settings

5.11. Clearing Brush Settings

5.12. Saving a Customized Brush

5.13. Saving a Customized Brush Library

6.1. Selection Basics

6.2. Making Pixel Selections

6.3. The Marquee Tools

6.4. The Lasso Tools

6.5. The Magic Wand Tool

6.6. Selecting by Color Range

6.7. Adjusting Pixel Selections

6.8. The Extract Command

6.9. Copying and Pasting Pixel Selections

6.10. Saving and Loading Selections

7.1. Applying Fills

7.2. Using the Paint Bucket Tool

7.3. Using the Gradient Tool

7.4. Using the Gradient Editor

7.5. Using Patterns

7.6. Using the Pattern Maker

7.7. Stroking

8.1. Using Layers and Layer Sets

8.2. Creating Layers and Layer Sets

8.3. Stacking and Linking Layers

8.4. Moving Layer Content with the Move Tool

8.5. Locking Layers

8.6. Common Layer Management Tasks

8.7. Merging and Flattening Layers

9.1. Layer Styles

9.2. Adjustment Layers and Fill Layers

9.3. Masking Layers

9.4. Creating Clipping Groups

9.5. Creating Knockouts

10.1. Text Basics

10.2. Entering Text

10.3. Selecting Text

10.4. Editing the Bounding Box

10.5. Creating a Type Selection

10.6. Applying Effects to Type Layers

10.7. Using the Character Palette

10.8. Checking for Spelling Errors

10.9. Using the Paragraph Palette

11.1. Raster vs. Vector

11.2. Shape Layers and Shape Options

11.3. Using the Shape Tools

11.4. Using the Pen Tools

11.5. Using the Anchor Point Tools

11.6. Using the Paths Palette

11.7. Working with Paths

12.1. Using the Channels Palette

12.2. Using Channels

12.3. Spot Colors

12.4. Blending Channels and Layers

12.5. Masks

12.6. Using Alpha Channels

13.1. Changing the Canvas Size

13.2. Rotating and Flipping Images

13.3. Cropping Images

13.4. The Free Transform Command

13.5. The Smudge Tool

13.6. Blurring and Sharpening Images

13.7. Using the Dodge Tool and the Burn Tool

13.8. The Sponge Tool

13.9. Filters and The Filter Gallery

13.10. The Liquify Command

13.11. The Clone Stamp Tool

13.12. The Pattern Stamp Tool

13.13. The Healing Brush Tool

13.14. The Patch Tool

13.15. The Color Replacement Tool

14.1. Starting to work in Adobe Photoshop

14.2. Using the tools

14.3. Using the tool options bar and other palettes

14.4. Undoing actions in Photoshop

14.5. Customizing the workspace

14.6. Jumping to Adobe Image Ready

14.7. Using Photoshop Help

14.8. Using Adobe online Services

14.9. Toolbox overview

15.1. Viewing and editing files in Adobe Bridge

15.2. Embedding information for easy identification

15.3. Searching with Adobe bridge

15.4. Using favourites and Collections

15.5. Automating routine tasks

15.6. Acquiring stock photography


16.1. Strategy of retouching

16.2. Resolution and image size

16.3. Getting started

16.4. Straightening and cropping an image

16.5. Making automatic adjustments

16.6. Manually adjusting the tonal range

16.7. Removing a color cast

16.8. Replacing colours in an image

16.9. Adjusting lightness with the Dodge tool

16.10. Applying the Unsharp Mask filter

16.11. Comparing automatic and manual results

16.12. Saving the image for four-color printing

17.1. Repairing areas with the Clone Stamp tool

17.2. Using the Spot Healing Brush tool

17.3. Using the Healing Brush and Patch tools

17.4. Retouching on a separate layer

18.1. About selecting and selection tools

18.2. Selecting with the Magic Wand tool

18.3. Using the Magic Wand with other selection tools

18.4. Working with oval and circular selections

18.5. Selecting with the lasso tools

18.6. Rotating a selection

18.7. Selecting with the Magnetic Lasso tool

18.8. Cropping an image and erasing within a selection

19.1. About Layers

19.2. Using the Layers Palette

19.3. Rearranging layers

19.4. Applying a layer style

19.5. Flatting and saving files

19.6. Photoshop for kids

20.1. Working with masks and channels

20.2. Creating a quick mask

20.3. Editing a quick mask

20.4. Saving a selection as a mask

20.5. Editing a mask

20.6. Loading a mask as a selection and applying an adjustment

20.7. Extracting an image

20.8. Applying a filter effect to a masked selection

20.9. Creating a gradient mask

20.10. Applying effects using a gradient mask

21.1. About Camera raw

21.2. Processing camera raw

21.3. Processing camera files

21.4. Correcting digital photographs

21.5. Editing images with a vanishing-point perspective

21.6. Correcting image distortion

21.7. Creating a PDF portfolio

22.1. Creating a clipping mask from type

22.2. Creating a design element from type

22.3. Using interactive formatting controls

22.4. Warping point type

22.5. Designing a paragraph of type

22.6. Warping a layer

22.7. Review questions and answers

22.8. Dancing with Type

23.1. About bitmap images and vector graphics

23.2. About paths and the pen tool

23.3. Using paths with artwork

23.4. Creating scalable objects for the background

23.5. Working with defined custom shapes

23.6. Importing a Smart Object

24.1. Creating paths to clip a layer

24.2. Creating layer sets

24.3. Creating an adjustment layer

24.4. Creating a knockout gradient layer

24.5. Importing a layer from another file

24.6. Applying layer styles

24.7. Duplicating and clipping a layer

24.8. Liquifying a layer

24.9. Creating a border layer

24.10. Flattening a layered image

25.1. Automating a multistep mask

25.2. Setting up a four-image montage

25.3. Hand-colouring selections on a layer

25.4. Changing the color balance

25.5. Applying filters

26.1. Slicing and image in Photoshop

26.2. Jumping to ImageReady

26.3. Creating image maps in ImageReady

26.4. Saving linked images in an HTML file

27.1. About rollovers

27.2. Creating rollover states

27.3. Creating remote rollovers

27.4. Saving the page as HTML

28.1. Creating animations in Adobe ImageReady

28.2. Animating by hiding and showing layers

28.3. Animating with layer opacity and position

28.4. Using vector masks to create animations

29.1. Reproducing colors

29.2. Specifying color-management settings

29.3. Proofing an image

29.4. Identifying out-of-gamut colors

29.5. Adjusting an image and printing a Proof

29.6. Saving the image as a separation

29.7. Printing