PHOTOSHOP: Learn Photoshop with Paper, Markers, and Scissors
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PHOTOSHOP: Learn Photoshop with Paper, Markers, and Scissors

Learn All Photoshop Secrets: A Hands-On Approach to a Complete Photoshop Course Using Real World Elements
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Created by Magno Urbano
Last updated 7/2019
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This course includes
  • 5 hours on-demand video
  • 44 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • All about professional functions like mattes, lassos, selections and masks and how to use them to achieve maximum creativity and power.
  • How to understand the concepts behind layers and compositions using daily life materials like paper, markers and scissors.
  • How to master the concepts to master Photoshop.
  • How to use Photoshop from the beginner to the advanced level.
  • How to use Photoshop to correct image problems.
  • How to improve your digital photographs.
Requirements
  • No previous experience with Photoshop required
Description

Learn all Photoshop Secrets even if you have no previous knowledge of Photoshop.

We do courses like this because we love to teach and because we believe that knowledge empowers people to improve their lives. We have been doing this for more than 25 years and we are very happy about the results.

We believe that less is more. You don't need hundreds of hours of teaching material to really learn something. We believe in teaching the key elements and let your brain breath and process the information, using practice to connect the knowledge you just acquired.

After publishing dozens of books and hundreds of courses online, we have developed a win-win approach to teach everything you need to know to master a topic. For this reason,Learn Photoshop with Paper, Markers, and Scissors is a course about Photoshop for all levels.

Learn Photoshop with Paper, Markers, and Scissors uses a real world approach to show the similarities between composing regular and cut-out layers made of paper and transparent layers made out of plastic and digital layers, so the student will never forget and will understand the basis of graphics design.

Beautifully designed, with 63 lessons and a total of 287 minutes of videos in English, this course shows in a hands-on approach, how to use Photoshop to do all kinds of operations, like adjusting colors and levels, using the interface, improve photographs, remove unwanted elements, refine images and much more.

Learn Photoshop with Paper, Markers, and Scissors is a course for everybody, from pros to amateurs, students or digital photography enthusiasts or for those who simply want to learn Photoshop to improve their pictures.

No previous knowledge of photoshop is required.


Lessons in the course:

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE

1. What are pixels?
2. All about RGB and CMYK colors.
3. What is antialiasing?
4. RGB channels and what are bits per pixel.
5. Resolution, dots per inch for digital and printing worlds.


LEARN WHAT LAYERS ARE USING REAL WORLD VERSIONS MADE OF PAPER AND PLASTIC

6. Understanding layers using regular paper and plastic layers – Part 0
7. Understanding layers using regular paper and plastic layers – Part 1
8. Understanding layers using regular paper and plastic layers – Part 2
9. Understanding layers using regular paper and plastic layers – Part 3
10. What are Blending Modes and how to use them.


WHAT ARE DIGITAL LAYERS

11. The Background Layer
12. Regular Layers


HOW TO PERFORM BASIC AND ADVANCED OPERATIONS TO LAYERS

13. Move and Scale a Layer
14. Rotate, Distort, and Skew a Layer
15. Flip, Mirror, and Rotate a Layer
16. Apply Distortion and Change the Perspective of a Layer
17. Warping a Layer
18. The Paint Bucket Tool


BRUSHES AND OPERATIONS TO BRUSHES

19. Brushes in all their glory
20. All about Dodge, Burn, Sponge, Blur, Sharpen, and Smudge


ALL ABOUT LASSOS, SELECTIONS, MARQUEES, MATTES, AND MASKS

21. All about Lassos, Selections, and Marquees
22. Operations you can do to Selections
23. The power of Selections and Mattes


BALANCING, ADJUSTING AND CHANGING COLORS

24. Replacing a Color
25. Changing the Color Levels of a picture
26. The Color Balance Tool
27. The Curves Tool
28. What are Colors Out of Gamut (Part 1)
29. What are Colors Out of Gamut (Part 2)


CORRECT IMPERFECTIONS, GET RID OF UNWANTED ELEMENTS

30. The amazing power of the Spot Healing Brush to correct imperfections
31. Using the Healing Brush Tool to fix imperfections
32. Using the Path Tools to remove unwanted elements, scratches and spots
33. BONUS LECTURE – How to restore and image


ALL ABOUT SMART OBJECTS

34. What are Smart Objects and how to use them to preserve your layers (Part 1)
35. What are Smart Objects and how to use them to preserve your layers (Part 2)


ALL ABOUT LAYER STYLES

36. All About Layer Styles (Color Overlay, Bevel and Emboss, and Stroke)
37. All About Layer Styles (Inner Shadow, Inner Glow, and Satin)
38. All About Layer Styles (Gradient)
39. All About Layer Styles (Pattern Overlay, Outer Glow and Drop Shadow)


REFINING A PICTURE

40. Removing Unwanted Elements from Pictures (Part 1)
41. Removing Unwanted Elements from Pictures (Part 2)
42. Removing Unwanted Elements from Pictures (Part 3)
43. Smoothing and Soften Skin
44. How to Whiten Teeth
45. Fix the Red Eye Problem
46. How to Use the History Brush to Restore a Picture
47. Correcting Slanted Pictures


MISCELLANEOUS

48. How to Crop in Perspective
49. How to Create Very Difficult Masks


AMAZING VISUAL EFFECTS

50. Creating Golden Texts
51. Creating Water Drops
52. Convert Your Pictures into Vintage Photographs
53. Create a Stormy Day out of a Sunny Day Picture
54. Colorizing a Black and White Picture
55. Creating Metal Texture
56. Creating Wood Texture


FANTASTIC 3D OBJECTS

57. Creating a Book Pages Texture
58. Creating a 3D Book from any regular picture (Part 1)
59. Creating a 3D Book from any regular picture (Part 2)
60. Creating a 3D Knife (Part 1)
61. Creating a 3D Knife (Part 2)
62. Creating a 3D Sphere
63. Creating a 3D Room


DOWNLOADABLE IMAGES

Almost 200 MB of downloadable images provided for free, including textures, images to be used to follow the lectures and images that show how we did it.


We believe in what we do. Start learning Photoshop now.

NO PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE OF PHOTOSHOP IS REQUIRED.

Who this course is for:
  • People who love digital photography and want to improve their actual pictures.
  • Students who want to create their own amazing artwork using Photoshop, out of thin air.
  • People who want to create photorealistic objects using Photoshop.
Course content
Expand all 63 lectures 04:47:18
+ Essential Knowledge
5 lectures 09:25

Learn what are pixels and how they are created.

Preview 01:17

All about the different color systems, RGB and CMYK and how they relate.

All About Colors – RGB and CMYK
02:01

What is and the purpose of antialiasing?

What is antialiasing?
01:22

Learn what is RGB and what bits per pixel means.

RGB Channels and Bits Per Pixel
02:03

What are the different resolutions for digital material, book/magazine printing and more.

Resolution (Dots per Inch) for Digital and Print
02:42
+ Learn What Layers Are Using Real World Materials LikePaper, Markers and Scissors
5 lectures 11:46

This lecture shows the files you will need, among those we have provided, to follow the next "Paper Layers" lectures.

Paper Layers – The Files You Will Need
00:40

This lecture shows using real life examples, what are regular layers, cut-out layers, transparent layers and how they combine in real life, compared with the digital world (PART 1).

Paper Layers – Regular Layers, Cut-out Layers and Transparent Layers - Part 1
03:08

This lecture shows using real life examples, what are regular layers, cut-out layers, transparent layers and how they combine in real life, compared with the digital world (PART 2).

Paper Layers – Regular Layers, Cut-out Layers and Transparent Layers - Part 2
03:20

This lecture shows using real life examples, what are regular layers, cut-out layers, transparent layers and how they combine in real life, compared with the digital world (PART 3).

Paper Layers – Regular Layers, Cut-out Layers and Transparent Layers - Part 3
02:33

What are blending modes, how to use them and how they differ compared with real life layers of paper and plastic.

What are Blending Modes and How to Use Them
02:05
+ Learn What Digital Layers Are, Using Photoshop
2 lectures 04:19

What is the Background Layer and how to add a drawing to it.

Preview 03:01

How to create a multiple layer composition.

Regular Layers
01:18
+ How to Perform Basic and Advanced Operations to Layers
6 lectures 12:34

Learn how to move and scale a layer.

Preview 03:26

Learn how to skew or distort a layer and how to rotate them.

Preview 02:23

Learn how to flip/mirror a layer and other methods to rotate them.

Flip and Rotate
01:27

Learn other methods for distorting a layer and how to change its perspective.

Distortion and Perspective
01:06

Learn how to warp a layer and other methods to apply distortion to a layer.

Warping a Layer
01:46

How to use the Paint Bucket Tool to fill areas with color.

The Paint Bucket Tool
02:26
+ Brushes and Operations to Brushes
2 lectures 05:04

Learn about the power contained in brushes and all their functionalities.

Brushes in All Their Glory
03:03

Learn all about six tools: Dodge, Burn, Sponge, Blur, Sharpen, and Smudge.

All About Dodge, Burn, Sponge, Blur, Sharpen, and Smudge
02:01
+ All About Lassos, Selections, Mattes, Marquees, and Masks
3 lectures 13:34

All about lassos, selections, and marquees, certainly one of the most important features of any graphics application.

Learn what they are and how to use them.

Preview 03:35

Learn how to combine, add, subtract, and intersect selections.

Operations You Can Do to Selections, Lassos, and etc.
05:32

Everything about the power of selections and mattes and how to use them.

The Power of Selections and Mattes
04:27
+ Balancing, Adjusting, and Changing Colors
6 lectures 14:15

Learn how to replace a color with another.

Replacing a Color
03:55

How to adjust the color level of an image, adjusting the minimum, maximum and average points of all image channels.

All About Levels
02:34

How to adjust the color balance of an image to get the perfect image.

Color Balance
02:31

Learn how to adjust the color curves for each of the image channels to create amazing effects or correct your images.

Curves
02:27

Learn what are colors out of gamut and how this will always get you perfect picture printings.

Colors Out of Gamut - Part 1
01:40

Learn what are colors out of gamut and how this will always get you perfect picture printings.

Colors Out of Gamut - Part 2
01:08
+ Correct Imperfections, Get Rid of Unwanted Elements and Clean Your Images
4 lectures 20:33

Learn everything about the amazing power of the Spot Healing Brush and how you can use this tool to repair or clean any image.

The Amazing Power of the Spot Healing Brush
02:22

The Healing Brush is another powerful tool you can use to repair or clean your images.

The Healing Brush
02:22

The Patch Tool is another powerful tool you can use to repair or clean your images.

The Patch Tool
02:23

In this lecture we show how to restore an image. We show how to correct and balance the image colors and remove unwanted elements.

BONUS LECTURE - How to Restore an Image
13:26
+ All About Smart Objects
2 lectures 06:06

What are Smart Objects and how you can use them to protect your layers (PART 1).

Smart Objects – Part 1
02:50

What are Smart Objects and how you can use them to protect your layers (PART 2).

Smart Objects – Part 2
03:16
+ All About Layer Styles
4 lectures 13:32

All about Color Overlay, Bevel, and Stroke.

Layer Styles – Color Overlay, Bevel and Emboss, and Stroke.
05:44

All about Inner Shadow, Inner Glow and Satin

Layer Styles – Inner Shadow, Inner Glow, and Satin
01:55

All About the Gradient Layer Style.

Layer Styles – Gradient
03:34

All about Pattern Overlay, Outer Glow, and Shadow,

Layer Styles – Pattern Overlay, Outer Glow, and Drop Shadow
02:19