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Picture Yourself Learning Corel PaintShop Photo Pro X3

Picture Yourself Learning Corel PaintShop Photo Pro X3

ISBN 13: 9781435456747

ISBN 10: 1435456742

Author: Diane Koers

Pages: 416

Published: 05/27/2010

Print Book Price: $29.99 Add to cart

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Harness the power of PaintShop Photo Pro X3 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 X3 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 X3 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 X3.
Note*: If you are buying the e-book version of this product, any CD/DVD supplement files referenced throughout the book can be accessed for free at our Companion Downloads page.
  • Covers the newest version of Corel Paint Shop Pro Photo.
  • Perfect for beginners and written in the full-color, visual tutorial style of the Picture Yourself series.
  • The accompanying CD-ROM includes fun sample graphics, photos, fonts, and more.
Author Bio
Diane Koers
Diane Koers owns and operates All Business Service, a software training and consulting business formed in 1988 that services the central Indiana area. Her area of expertise has long been in the word-processing, spreadsheet and graphics area of computing as well as providing training and support for Peachtree Accounting Software. Diane's authoring experience includes over forty books on topics such as PC Security, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Works, WordPerfect, Paint Shop Pro, Photoshop Elements, Lotus SmartSuite, Quicken, Microsoft Money and Peachtree Accounting, many of which have been translated into other languages such as Dutch, French, Bulgarian, Spanish and Greek. She has also developed and written numerous training manuals for her clients.
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Table of Contents
1. Getting Acquainted.
2. Working with Paint Shop Pro Photo Files.
3. Discovering Drawing Tools.
4. Making Selections.
5. Understanding Color.
6. Developing Layers.
7. Becoming More Organized.
8. Making Quick Fixes.
9. Manually Editing Images.
10.Adding Effects, Filters, and Deformations.
11.Constructing Vector Objects.
12.Editing Vector Objects.
13.Working with Text.
14.Printing and Distributing Images.
15.Creating Panoramas and 3-D Photos.
16.Making Digital Scrapbooks.
Appendix A: Keyboard Shortcuts.
Appendix B: Exploring Useful Web Sites.