Art and Design in Photoshop: How to Simulate just about Anything from Great Works of Art to Urban…

Paperback | August 21, 2008

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Fancy designing your own classic and contemporary movie posters, books and magazine covers?

Feel like turning your photographs into works by Turner, Matisse and Magritte?

Want to create illustrations in the styles of The Simpsons, steampunk and Victorian engravings?

Then you needArt and Design in Photoshop.

In this unique book, acclaimed master of photomontage and visual trickery Steve Caplin shows you how to stretch your creative boundaries. Taking the same tried-and-tested practical approach as his best sellingHow to Cheat in Photoshoptitles, Steve's step-by-step instructions recreate a dazzling and diverse array of fabulous design effects. You'll learn how to design everything from wine labels to sushi cartons, from certificates to iPod advertising, from textbooks to pulp fiction.

Written by a working pro, the clear guidelines pinpoint exactly what you need to know: how to get slick-looking results with minimum fuss, with a 16-page Photoshop Reference chapter that provides an at-a-glance guide to Photoshop tools and techniques for less experienced users. Steve explains both typography and the design process in a clear, informative and entertaining way.

All the images, textures and fonts used in the book are supplied on the accompanying CD-ROM. Imaginative, inspirational and fun to use, this book is a must-have for every creative Photoshop user, both amateur and professional.

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Fancy designing your own classic and contemporary movie posters, books and magazine covers?Feel like turning your photographs into works by Turner, Matisse and Magritte?Want to create illustrations in the styles of The Simpsons, steampunk and Victorian engravings?Then you needArt and Design in Photoshop.In this unique book, acclaimed m...

Steve Caplin is a freelance artist and author working in London, England. His satirical photomontage work is commissioned by newspapers and magazines around the world, including The Guardian, The Independent, The Sunday Telegraph, The Sunday Times Magazine, Radio Times, Readers Digest and L'Internazionale. Steve has worked for advertis...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 9.5 × 7.4 × 0.7 inPublished:August 21, 2008Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0240811097

ISBN - 13:9780240811093

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Table of Contents

01: Typography; 02: Design principles; 03: Contemporary design; 04: Poster styles; 05: Works on paper; 06: Great works of art; 07: Any other business; 08: Photoshop reference.

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"A worthy title to have at easy reach, Caplin reaffirms his legendary status and skills in the art of Photoshop and book-making."

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