With the arrival of Photoshop Elements came a number of books aimed at helping you get the most out of Adobe's slimmer and friendlier Photoshop cousin. Adobe Photoshop Elements 2.0 Idea Kit adds a unique twist to the melange: It steps you through the processes of creating special effects and fixing problems in digital images and then hones in on how to use those images to easily create 20 fun and useful projects. Whether you're a hobbyist who wants to use your snapshots to create a postcard, flyer, or personal Web page; or a business professional looking to create slide presentations, a customized Web gallery, or custom CD and video covers--you'll find that Adobe Photoshop Elements 2.0 Idea Kit is your new best friend.
Working templates of each project are included on the CD-ROM, making it easy to produce polished finished projects. The book begins by stepping you through the basics of image correction, including how to color images by hand and add borders, and then moves on to explain basic layout strategies for a number of projects: using photographs in newsletters and creating flyers, posters, postcards, and more. The latter part of the book focuses on more complex layout projects such as slide presentations, Web pages, and banners. Loaded with step-by-step instructions and handy, time-saving templates, Adobe Photoshop Elements 2.0 Idea Kit lets you produce creative digital-image projects without reinventing the wheel.