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Welcome to the world of ART and IMAGINATION

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Creative Photoshop is an exciting new book written by Derek Lea and published by Focal Press.

Derek Lea, one of the world’s top 100 digital artists, shows you how to use Photoshop in unorthodox ways to transform the ordinary into the extraordinary. His work is a unique combination of original photography, traditional illustration, and digital art.

If you are a digital artist, illustrator, cartoonist, graphic artist, designer, or serious hobbyist looking for new and interesting ways to use Photoshop, this is the book for you! You already know how to use Photoshop as an image editing tool; now,challenge yourself and discover the more artistic aspects of the program with one of the world’s best teachers by your side.

In addition to four brand new chapters on real world projects, this new edition of Creative Photoshop contains several brand new features such as “What you’ll learn in this chapter” summaries, so you can quickly find projects using the specific tools you’d like to focus on, and supplementary information at the end of each chapter, containing useful resources and additional gallery images to provide further study and inspiration.

This book provides clear, step-by-step tutorials that make it easy to emulate Lea’s techniques in your own work. With all the images from the book to play with, you’ll be creating stunning artwork in no time!

• Stunning images from award-winning digital artist Derek Lea inspire you to push your own creativity further than you even thought possible

• Compatible with previous versions of Photoshop

• Explore Photoshop from an entirely unique perspective as you learn how to create graffiti,antique effects, stencil art, and so much more

• Fully updated throughout for CS4, plus four brand new chapters on real world projects that combine traditional art methods with Photoshop to create tactile images