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Enhancing CAD Drawings with Photoshop

By Scott Onstott

'If you are an architect trying to get the main out of Photoshop, glance no additional! "Enhancing CAD Drawings with Photoshop" is a killer booklet' - George Omura, writer, "Mastering AutoCAD 2005" and "AutoCAD LT 2005". carry your CAD drawings to existence utilizing creative Photoshop concepts. so much architects locate that conventional CAD drawings aren't the correct medium for sharing their visions with consumers. For an untrained eye, it is tricky to visualize a fancy layout through easily viewing a line drawing. thankfully, you should use Adobe Photoshop to liven up CAD drawings and enhance graphical communications. "Enhancing CAD Drawings with Photoshop" is the 1st ebook to illustrate how one can use Photoshop to rework CAD drawings into dynamic, appealing presentational items that talk to all people. First, you are going to grasp the fundamental Photoshop recommendations and instruments. then you definitely delve into subtle illustrating and compositing ideas. useful tutorials lead you step by step via every one strategy, and a full-color insert that includes before-and-after pictures is sure to encourage you with principles and recommendations. whereas beautiful to the artist in you, this precise booklet will empower you to win bids and wow consumers. inside of, you are going to how to: plan your paintings circulation to make sure constant colour printing; paintings within the electronic darkroom and hone your retouching talents; extract entourage items from pictures and use them in architectural illustrations, renderings, plans, and elevations; improve your line drawings with colour, trend, gradient, transparency, and shadows; costume up easy elevations utilizing Photoshop's layer variety results, mirrored image and refraction, and entourage; move 3D items from Autodesk VIZ into photo layers in Photoshop; make gadgets glance practical utilizing layers and clipping teams; remodel 3D types into pencil sketches, watercolors, and work; percentage your electronic paintings together with your consumers through prints, e mail, the internet, and slideshows; and, shield and catalog your highbrow estate. notice: CD-ROM/DVD and different supplementary fabrics should not incorporated as a part of publication dossier.

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257 bankruptcy nine • exhibiting paintings for your consumers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 291 Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 327 Contents creation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xiii bankruptcy 1 • the fundamentals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 colour vs. quantity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Anti-aliasing and determination . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Raster info garage and Compression . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eight figuring out Modes, Bits, and Channels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eight Bitmaps and Grayscale pictures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . nine colour photographs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . thirteen colour Bit intensity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Additive as opposed to Subtractive colour . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 picking Pixels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . sixteen Saving and Loading decisions with Channels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . sixteen utilizing Layers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Organizing Layers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Layer Attributes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Layer and Vector mask . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Clipping teams and Knockouts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Layer types . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 portray, Adjusting, and Filtering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 utilizing Brushes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Making alterations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 utilizing Adjustment and Fill Layers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 using Filters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Reversing alterations: Undo, Fade, and historical past . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 textual content, Shapes, and Paths . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . forty growing and enhancing textual content . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . forty growing and enhancing Shapes and Paths . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . forty two Sizing and reworking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . forty five atmosphere snapshot measurement, answer, and record dimension . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . forty five Straightening photographs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . forty six Correcting for Two-Point standpoint . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . forty nine precis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . fifty two bankruptcy 2 • operating with colour . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . fifty three Modes and Gamuts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . fifty three colour areas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . fifty six Calibration and Profiles .

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