Recommended Book: How to Cheat in Photoshop Elements 12
How to Cheat in Photoshop Elements 12 is my most popular Pinterest pin ever. I am receiving daily emails about repins. With time I start wondering what is so special in that particular book and why people like it so much. The only way to figure out what is behind mystery was to read the book. From the very beginning I understood that this is one of the best books ever written on topic Photoshop Elements.
Book title: How To Cheat in Photoshop Elements 12: Release Your Imagination
Author: David Asch
Publisher: Focal Press
ISBN: 978-0-415-72467-8 (pbk)
ISBN: 978-1-315-85150-1 (ebk)
Strength of the bookThe most efficient way to get started and to learn, at least from my experience, is something between written large block of text without much screenshots and video tutorials. That's what this book is all about: author is introducing concept with short description and then starts with real world examples which leads to final results.
Each project has large, full color images making it easy to follow as you work through the techniques. In between every step has visual representation or screenshot so you just can't go wrong.
Each of highest quality tutorials in this book does not leaves any doubt or question behind. Here is another key point: you can start reading book anywhere, there isn't any dependency on previous chapters or required knowledge. You can learn only what you are interested to learn or what you need for your project in a most efficient way you have ever seen!
Who should read this bookHow to Cheat in Photoshop Elements 12 is most efficient quick start guide. Not only that you will learn tools and concepts but you will start creating almost immediately. For intermediate users this book is exactly what they are looking for. Lastly, book contains most advanced techniques which are not considered as possible in Photoshop Elements.
Book contentEach chapter title is a link to sample page.
Working with layers
Transformation and distortion
Hiding and showing
Working with text
A change of scenery
Art and design