Part of the 'Classroom In A Book' series.
Intermediate - Advanced Level Users.
If you've already mastered the basics of Adobe Photoshop 5.5 and Adobe Illustrator 8.0, then you're ready to move on to more challenging features and effects. This book is full of exercises that incorporate advanced typography, image compositing, painting, and image-correction techniques. Not only does the book teach you how to use Photoshop and Illustrator for complex tasks such as gradients and masks, it also tells you when to use which program.
Adobe's training experts created the book's self-paced lessons, which lead you through advanced projects that will sharpen your print, Web, and multimedia skills. The cross-platform CD that comes with it contains all the files you need to complete the lessons and provides hands-on experience in working with Photoshop and Illustrator at the professional level.