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Am sure many of us received the following e-mail from Haynes and Crumpler. Their mailing list for this note contained several familiar names. If you are a devotee of Photoshop Artistry, a word to them about the latest (red cover) edition would be helpful I am sure. I'm really surprised that among the Photoshop books, Artistry has not been a leading seller. J. Lipmanson Barry Haynes wrote: > > Dear Photoshop 4 and 5 Artisty Fans, > > We, Barry Haynes and Wendy Crumpler the authors of Photoshop 4 and 5 > Artistry, have received e-mails from all of you saying great things > about our > books and from some of you requesting information about our Photoshop > workshops. Please send us an e-mail and let us know if it is OK to > quote > your previous messages about our books and workshops to help advertise > our > work. Even though we have received over 200 very positive e-mails about > our books, and lots of great magazine reviews, we find that we are > barely > selling enough of each edition to make the large amount of work we put > into > them worth it. Using your quotes will be part of an effort to sell more > books > and also interest people in our great workshops. > > Please let us know, via e-mail, if we can use your quote and also, if > you > can, please add a review of our book, Photoshop 5 Artistry, to the > readers reveiws on that book's page at Amazon.Com and > barnesandnoble.com. Please spread the word whereever you can so our book > > doesn't get lost in the current sea of Photoshop books. Although our > books > get great reviews, there are so many Photoshop books these days, it is > hard > for people to know which ones to buy. Unless you read reviews or talk to > > friends, you are confronted by hundreds of Photoshop books when you > browse > the bookstore shelves. I believe this is making it harder for the better > books > to stand out. > > We are now teaching small, 4 students max, in-depth workshops at > our home studio. The July 26th-30th Printmaking for Photographers > workshop, taught by Barry, is a course where you will work with your > images and projects to create better color > and digital prints and to completely understand color and calibration in > > Photoshop 5. We need another student or two to have enough students to > run this course and would like to see your smiling face. Please check > our web site at www.maxart.com for all the information about our > workshops. We will be improving the web site over the next month and > also > adding some tips about making better prints on Epson printers as well as > using > MonacoEZcolor to calibrate your scanner and printer. > > Please let us know of your favorite on-line places to get Photoshop > information. > We are thinking of adding an on-line technical information capability to > our site > and also considering how we might distribute info about Photoshop and > other > products via a combination of the web, CD and or DVD. Any ideas, > information > or interesting sites you have found would be helpful. > > Thanks for your help! > > Take Care, > > Barry Haynes and Wendy Crumpler > > P.S. Using Netscape 4.5, how do you send a message like this to lots of > people > without having everyone get everyone elses e-mail address. It would be > nice > to send a more personal message to each of you, with just your address, > but > I haven't figured out how to do that. Anyone know? - Please: Stay on topic. Trim quoted messages. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions.
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