Adobe Photoshop CS5: Beginner Level
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Adobe Photoshop CS5: Beginner Level

Get a head start and acquire a solid understanding of Photoshop's basic features!
4.0 (6 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
75 students enrolled
Last updated 11/2013
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  • 5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What Will I Learn?
By the end of this course, you will have basic working knowledge of Photoshop and its basic features
After completing this course, you will be able to take on and understand our intermediate and advanced lessons in Photoshop!
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Requirements
  • Software Requirement: Adobe Photoshop CS4 or CS5 or CS5 Extended
Description

Course Overview

In this course, we cover the Photoshop interface, editing and repairing images and working with vectors and smart objects.

About The Instructor

Moylin Yuan has over 8 years of experience with Adobe Photoshop, and is an Animation graduate of the SAE institute. She is an expert in graphic design, visual media and has an extensive portfolio of 2D and 3D Design. Through gradberry, she aims to educate the masses in designing with Photoshop.

Who is the target audience?
  • Individuals with no experience at image editing or Photoshop, but are interested in learning about it.
  • Aspiring Graphic Designers
  • Designers who need a refresher in using Photoshop
  • Creative individuals who want to learn how to fully express their ideas visually by using Photoshop
  • Individuals who want to improve their résumé by adding image editing as a skill and hobby
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction to Photoshop CS5
3 Lectures 01:18:41

Lesson Summary:

1) Pixels, Resolution & Color
2) Exploring the Interface
3) Choosing File Formats


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Preview 21:24

Lesson Summary:

1) Viewing & Navigating Images
2) Setting User Preferences
3) Choosing Color Settings
3) Customizing the Workspace
4) Essential Keyboard Shortcuts

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Exploring and Customizing The Workspace
21:09

Lesson Summary:

1) Using Rulers & Guides
2) Introduction to the Adjustment tools and their purpose
3) Learning the Curves Tool vs. the Levels tool
4) Exploring Hue & Saturation
5) Cropping & Straightening
6) Adjusting Color Balance

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Introduction to Adjustment Tools and their Purpose
36:08
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Making selections, editing and type design
3 Lectures 01:45:04

Lesson Summary:

1) Introduction to Photoshop Tools and their use

2) Manual Selection Tools

3) Using the Quick Selection Tool

4) Understanding the Selection panel

5) Creating Color-Based Selections & Saving Selections

6) Using Adjustment Layers

7) Understanding Layer Masks

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Introduction to Photoshop Tools and their Use
28:06

Lesson Summary:

1) Applying Layer Blend Modes
2) Snapshots & the History Brush
3) The Retouching Tools, including Content-Aware Fill
4) Removing Noise from an Image
5) Adjusting Perspective with the Lens Correction Filter
6) Content-Aware Scaling

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Brushes and Content-Aware Tools
41:17

Lesson Summary:

1) Working with Type
2) Paragraph & Character Formatting Options
3) Typing On a Path
4) Applying Layer Styles To Type

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Working with Type
35:41
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Manipulating vectors, images and objects in Photoshop
3 Lectures 01:47:24

Lesson Summary:

1) Vectors & the Shape Tools
2) Creating Paths
3) Saving & Loading Paths as Selections
4) Subtracting, Adding Intersecting, & Excluding
5) Vector Graphics as Smart Objects
6) Creating & Replacing Smart Objects
7) Creating Multiple Instances of a Smart Object

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Shape Tools, Paths and Smart Objects
35:21

Lesson Summary:

1) Smart Objects Deserve Smart Filters
2) Exploring the Workspace
3) Searching & Organizing Files
4) Leveraging Metadata
5) Outputting
6) Repairing an Image

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Smart Filters, Metadata and Outputting
44:44

Lesson Summary:

1) Manipulating Image Layers
2) Mastering the Layers Panel
3) Understanding the Layer Style Window
4) Creating Layer Groups & Comps

Understanding Layers
27:19
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Course Outcome
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Course Outcome
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About the Instructor
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