Picture Yourself Learning Corel PaintShop Photo Pro X4

Third Edition
Author: Diane Koers
ISBN #: 1435460596
©2012   Publish Date: 09/12/2011
Binding: PB
Pages: 400
Publisher: Cengage Learning PTR

Price: $29.99


Harness the power of PaintShop Photo Pro X4 and discover all the fun and practical techniques that can be used to perfect photographs and create dynamic graphic elements. PICTURE YOURSELF LEARNING COREL PAINTSHOP PHOTO PRO X4 introduces the tools needed to correct and enhance photographs, beginning with the basics of working with toolbars, palettes, and rulers, and setting up your PaintShop Photo Pro X4 preferences. Once acquainted with the basic tools, readers will learn how to use layers to make brightness, hue, and color contrast adjustments; how resolution applies to their monitor, images, and prints; and how to use the various file and output functions. In addition to numerous retouching and repairing techniques, they'll discover how to use special effects to turn their photographs into works of art and create digital scrapbook pages and 3D images. In addition to the step-by-step instructions, tips, and notes, readers will find appendixes featuring PaintShop Photo Pro keyboard shortcuts and useful additional resources. This new edition is completely updated to cover all the new features of PaintShop Photo Pro X4.

Product Benefits:

  • Provides coverage of all the latest features of the new version of Corel PaintShop Photo Pro.
  • Perfect for beginners and written in the full-color, visual tutorial style of the Picture Yourself series.
  • The accompanying website includes fun sample graphics, photos, fonts, and more.

Table of Contents:

1. Getting Acquainted.
2. Working with Paint Shop Pro Photo Files.
3. Becoming More Organized.
4. Making Selections.
5. Making Quick Fixes.
6. Manually Editing Images.
7. Understanding Color.
8. Developing Layers.
9. Adding Effects, Filters, and Deformations.
10. Discovering Drawing Tools.
11. Constructing Vector Objects.
12. Editing Vector Objects.
13. Working with Text.
14. Printing and Sharing Images.
15. Creating Panoramas and 3-D Photos.
16. Making Digital Scrapbooks.
Appendix A: Keyboard Shortcuts.
Appendix B: Exploring Useful Web Sites.

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