This book was created as a tutorial. It will show you step by step techniques for creating color combinations, color reduction, repeats, tonal (watercolor) designs and simple woven effects. With the book we are including a CD with Color charts and practice images. Everything in this book is explained in a simple uniform manner so that nothing is overwhelming to the beginner and so that the more advanced PhotoShop user can grasp key concepts more quickly. Origin inc. is a design studio that uses Adobe Photoshop exclusively. As with any design software there are many ways to achieve the desired end effects. This book provides instructions on many tried and true techniques that Origin inc. uses every day.Chipkin, Frederick is the author of 'Adobe Photoshop for Textile Design', published 2008 under ISBN 9780972731706 and ISBN 0972731709.