While many Photoshop Elements users are content with using the software for correcting exposure, sharpening edges and removing unwanted objects from their photographs, there's a whole world of opportunity out there for creating fun photomontages, powerful panoramas and dynamic distortions just waiting to be discovered.

How to Cheat in Elements 10 is the answer to anyone who has ever wanted to take their creative skills in Elements one stage further. Starting with the basics of layers, selections and transformations, readers will be creating their own movie posters, textures and caricatures in no time at all, while sections on outputting your images for web or print enable anyone to wow their friends with their creations

Covering the latest tools and features in Elements 10, this book is also fully compatible with all previous versions of Elements. QuickTime movie tutorials and images for all projects in the book are included on the companion website.

chapter |1 pages

Using keyboard shortcuts

chapter |2 pages

Getting up to speed

chapter 1|20 pages

Selection techniques

chapter 2|20 pages

Working with layers

chapter 3|34 pages

Transformation and distortion

chapter 4|22 pages

Hiding and showing

chapter 5|42 pages

Image adjustments

chapter 6|22 pages

Working with text

chapter 7|26 pages

Light and shade

chapter 8|16 pages

Shiny surfaces

chapter 9|40 pages

Materials and textures

chapter 10|28 pages

People and animals

chapter 11|18 pages

The third dimension

chapter 12|10 pages

Advanced techniques