Books, Photoshop Books — February 13, 2018 at 2:05 am

Exploring Filters With Photoshop CC 2017 [Book]


Photoshop Book: Exploring Filters With Photoshop CC 2017

Book Code: PDX001P, ISBN: 978-1986062350

Photoshop is not just about retouching images or manipulating photos; it can be used to create a variety of textures, background designs, and effects. This book explains the tools and techniques available in Photoshop to create textures, background designs, and effects using filters. In addition, you will learn to create diffuse, specular, reflectance, and specular maps for your 3D model. You will also learn to create seamless textures.

Each chapter provides step-by-step instructions for creating a project, there is plenty of room for explorations and experiments. You can follow the book from start to finish, or do only the chapter that matches your interests.

What are the key features of the book?

  • Background design creating techniques explained.
  • Texture creation techniques explained.
  • Image enhancement techniques explained.
  • Contains 25 plus standalone tutorials.
  • Tech support direct from the author.
  • Access to each tutorial’s initial and final states along with the resources used in the tutorials.

Who this book is for?

This book is designed for beginners and advanced beginners with an understanding of the basic features of Photoshop.

What are the prerequisites?

Before jumping into the lessons of this book, make sure you have a working knowledge of your computer and its operating system. Also, make sure that you have installed the required software and hardware. You need to install Abobe CC 2017 on your system. Most of the tutorials will work in Photoshop CS6 as well. For system requirements and support, visit

How This Book Is Structured?

This book is divided into the following chapters:

Chapter F1, Using Filters, introduces you to the filters and Filter Gallery. You will learn how to apply filters from the Filter menu and Filter Gallery.

Chapter F2: Sharpening Images, shows the use of the Shake Reduction and Unsharp Mask filters to sharpen the images which is an image enhancement technique.

Chapter F3: Working With Other Category Filters, introduces the filters available under the Others category. You will learn to enhance an image using the High Pass filter, adjust the matte using the Maximum filter, and create seamless textures using the Offset filters.

Chapter F4: Creating Background Designs, introduces you to the filters and techniques used to create background designs for your artwork.

Chapter F5: Creating Textures, introduces you to the filters and techniques used to create textures for your 3D model texturing workflow.

Is the book available in other languages?

Not yet, if you are interested in translating this book, contact us.

Is this book is available in print format?

Yes, this book is available in print format. Click here to know more.

Can I reuse the Photoshop files provided by you?

Absolutely, you are free to modify and use the files.

Are you going to make the book available in any other format?

It was always our plan to make a decent content of the book publicly available in HTML format, but we haven’t made that decision yet. However, some of the tutorials from the book are available for free on the website in the HTML format. If you feel strongly about this option, or book being available in any other format, let us know.

Why buy directly from us?

If you buy directly from us, you will get the following benefits:

  • You will be able to download as many copies of the book as you want in the EPUB, MOBI, and AZW3 formats.
  • You will get an update when authors fix any minor or major issue in the book at any point in time.
  • You will always have access to the latest updated which is not possible with the printed book.
  • Technical support directly from the authors.
  • All updated resources available with few clicks.
  • The online selling platforms take a big chunk of money of the list price. Therefore, if you buy directly from us, it will encourage us to write more quality books.

What is your return policy?

No returns are allowed, keep in mind that we don’t get the book back from you after returning your money. It’s a bit leap of faith on your part, buying the book with the hope/assumption that it will be worth. If you are still unsure and skeptical, and ready to sacrifice the benefits you will get by buying directly from us then we encourage you to buy it from Amazon or any other platform.

Still have questions?

No problem, contact us, we are more than ready to provide answers to your questions.

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Book – Exploring Filters With Photoshop CC 2017


Page F3-4: Read Tutorial 2’s description as follows:

In this tutorial, we will use the Maximum filter to adjust the mask in the image [Fig. T1].

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