The Painter 5 Wow! Book

The Painter 5 Wow! Book

by Cher Threinen-Pendarvis

Paperback

$44.95

Overview

As with the other Wow! books, the focus is on real art created by working professionals. Step-by-step descriptions reveal how each piece was created and how readers can apply the same techniques to their work. The CD-ROM features many brand-new custom brushes and paper textures built by the author.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780201696516
Publisher: Peachpit Press
Publication date: 12/31/1997
Series: Wow! Series
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 7.46(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.77(d)

Table of Contents

Welcome 2(4)
1 Getting to Know Painter Painter's Requirements for Mac and PC, File Size and Resolution, Opening Files, Saving Files, Setting Preferences, Painter Basics, Libraries and Movers, Customizing Your Workspace
6(12)
2 The Power of Color Hue, Saturation and Value, Putting HSV to Work, Painting with Multiple Colors, Color Adjustments on Existing Images, More Color Tools
18(16)
Filling with Gradations
24(2)
Capturing a Color Set
26(1)
Colorizing Scratchboard
27(1)
Adding Color and Gradations to Line Art
28(2)
Gallery
30(4)
3 Painting with Brushes Emulating Traditional Techniques, Painting with "Super-Media" Plug-in Brushes, More New "Super-Media" Painting Tools
34(54)
Building Brushes
44(4)
Applying Scanned Paper Textures
48(2)
Spontaneous Pastels
50(2)
Cloning and Tracing
52(2)
Painting with Pastels
54(2)
Drawing with Colored Pencils
56(1)
Blending and Feathering with Pastels
57(1)
Glazing with Watercolor
58(2)
Mixing Media
60(1)
Expressive Custom Brushes
61(3)
Gouache and Opaque Watermedia
64(3)
Painting with Oils
67(2)
Colorizing Pencil Illustrations
69(2)
Lifelike Commercial Illustration
71(2)
Advanced Painting with Impasto
73(3)
Gallery
76(12)
4 Selections, Shape Paths and Masks Two Kinds of Selections, Creating Selections and Shapes, Automatic Selecting and Masking, Selecting and Masking by Color, Converting Selections, Shapes and Masks, Transforming Selections, Saving Selection Outlines, Editing Selections, Masks, Using the Mask List Palette, Calculating and Operating
88(30)
Making Masks for Embossing
100(3)
Working with Bezier Paths and Selections
103(2)
Selections and Airbrush
105(2)
Working with Freehand Selections
107(2)
Using Color Mask
109(2)
Isolating Color with Auto Mask
111(2)
Gallery
113(5)
5 Using Floaters and Shapes Working with Image Floaters, Working with Transparent Layers, Using Reference Floaters, Working with Shapes, Using Dynamic Plug-in Floaters, Organizing with the Floater List, Floaters and Their Masks, Composite Controls
118(24)
Dropping a Shadow
129(1)
Working with Shapes and Floaters
130(2)
Melting Text into Water
132(2)
Using Transparent Layers
134(2)
Gallery
136(6)
6 Enhancing Photos, Montage and Collage Image-Processing Basics, Advanced Techniques
142(32)
Putting Type over a Photo
148(1)
Selective Coloring
149(1)
Simulating Motion
150(1)
Zooming and Solarizing
151(1)
Making a Selective Correction
152(2)
Hand-Tinting a Photo
154(2)
Blending a Portrait
156(1)
Cloning a Photo
157(1)
Solarizing
158(1)
Toning with Textures
159(2)
Creating a Montage Using Masks and Floaters
161(3)
Gallery
164(10)
7 Exploring Special Effects Adding Effects with Surface Texture, Adding Dimension with Lighting, Exploring Patterns, Creating Effects with Glass Distortion, Working with Mosaics, Special Effects Using Plug in Floaters
174(34)
Diving into Distortion
182(1)
Adding Diffusion and Relief
183(1)
Creating Hot Beveled Metal
184(2)
Making a Collage with Eroded Type
186(2)
Making a Reflection Map
188(1)
Applying a Reflection Map
189(2)
Building a Terrain Map
191(1)
Building a Clone-Based Mosaic
192(2)
Creating a Tidepool
194(2)
Draping a Weave
196(2)
Gallery
198(10)
8 Using Painter with Photoshop Painter to Photoshop, Photoshop to Painter
208(12)
Collage Using Cloning and Layers
210(2)
Compositing, Painting and Effects
212(2)
Gallery
214(6)
9 Multimedia and Film with Painter Working with Scripts, Animating with Frame Stacks, Importing and Exporting
220(20)
Automating Movie Effects
228(1)
Animating an Illustration
229(2)
Making an Animated Comp
231(2)
Animating a Logo
233(2)
Gallery
235(5)
10 Using Painter for Web Graphics Creating Graphics for the Web
240(12)
Creating a Web Page with an Image Map
243(4)
Building an Online Suite
247(2)
Gallery
249(3)
11 Printing and Archival Concerns Color for Printing, Fine Art Printing, Photographic Imaging Options, Experimental Printmaking, Permanency Concerns, Fine Art Editions from Digital Files
252(16)
Building an Experimental Desktop Print
260(2)
Combining Digital and Intaglio Printmaking
262(2)
Making a Fine Art Master Print
264(2)
Gallery
266(2)
Appendixes Image Collections, Hardware and Software Information, Fine Art Print Studios, Contributing Artists and Photographers, Reference Materials 268(5)
Index 273

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