Photoshop Fine Art Effects Cookbook
62 Easy-To-Follow Recipes for Creating the Classic Styles of Great Artists & Photographers
By (author) John Beardsworth
Format: Paperback / softback
Photoshop Fine Art Effects Cookbook by John Beardsworth
Book DescriptionHow would you like to create your own impressionist landscape, a van Gogh still life, or a surrealist Salvador Dali dream world? Or perhaps a classic Ansel Adams photograph of Yosemite or an authentic-looking 19th century Daguerrotype? You can do all of that and more with "Photoshop Fine Art Effects Cookbook."The book tells you all you need to know to turn your original digital photographs into images that mimic the styles of great photographers and painters. From advice on how to develop an eye for appropriate subject matter to 62 detailed recipes that demonstrate exactly how to create an "original" van Gogh, Vermeer, Edward Weston, or Andy Warhol (among others), this book is an authentic guide to understanding and simulating the work of great artists-and a whole lot of fun.Analyzing the styles of great artists: format, composition, angles of view, color palettes, and image texturesShooting for digital manipulation, working non-destructively, making your own brushes and patternsCreating Daguerrotypes, cyanotypes, stop-motion photographs, cross-processed images, Polaroid transfers, and infrared effectsMimicking photographic styles from the pre-Raphaelites and the Naturalists to Jerry Uelsmann and David HockneyExploring painting and printmaking techniques from Rembrandt to Warhol: Dutch portraits, 18th century landscape painting, Japanese woodblocks, Impressionism, Pointillism, Fauvism, Art Nouveau, Cubism, Futurism, Surrealism, and Pop ArtPacked with step-by-step instructions, an inspirational selection of full-colordigital imagery, and authoritative information and advice, "Photoshop Fine ArtEffects Cookbook" is the ultimate guide to creating convincing digital masterpieces in the styles of many of the world's greatest artists.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780596100629
Paperback / softback
(252mm x 234mm x 13mm)
Imprint: O'Reilly Media
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Publish Date: 3-Mar-2006
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - John Beardsworth
John Beardsworth (http: //www.beardsworth.co.uk) is a writer, photographer, IT consultant, and the author of several books on Photoshop and digital photography. He currently resides in London, England.
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