To become proficient with the use of Adobe Photoshop to create original artwork.
Adobe Photoshop CS3 or higher, a digital camera.
Taught by photographer/visual arts teacher Scott Wittenburg, Photoshop 101 is a course specifically designed for those students with little or no experience in Adobe Photoshop who wish to become proficient in the program in a relatively short time. Beginning with simple, easy to follow video tutorials and supplied images, students immediately find themselves engaged in the course, creating composite images while becoming familiar with the tools. Through continued practice and usage, students eventually move on to creating their own original artworks by utilizing their new skills with their own images. By the end of the course, students will be able to tackle the following digital imaging situations with confidence, efficiency, and creativity.
Working With Layers
Working With Masks
Working With Text
Working With Filters
Colorizing Grayscale Images
Creating Muliple Image Composites
Refining Edges, Feathering Images
Who this course is for:
Persons with little or no experience using Adobe Photoshop.
Rating: 5.0 out of 511 months ago
Very comprehensive for a beginner course in photoshop! Instructor speaks clearly and imparts a wide range of useful techniques efficiently. Great course which I will refer back to frequently and highly recommend!
9 sections • 14 lectures • 1h 40m total length
Image Transformation Tutorial
The Watercolor Palette Project
The Retouching Assignment
The Image Correction Assignment
The Real/Unreal Composite Assignment
The Texture Composite Assignment
The Lyric/Poem Project
The Caricature Project
Creating Toned and Colorized Grayscale Images
Colorizing Black and White Project/Quick Mask Mode
I am a licensed high school photography teacher, writer and host of Photography 101, a popular podcast on iTunes. I have been a photographer for over thirty-five years and received my B.A. in Visual Arts at Ohio Dominican University and my M.F.A. in Photography and Digital Imaging at Antioch University.