Project Photoshop: Customizing Photoshop
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Project Photoshop: Customizing Photoshop

Learn how to Customize Photoshop to Make it Look and Operate the way You Want
4.9 (11 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
198 students enrolled
Created by Dave Cross
Published 10/2012
English
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Current price: $31.99 Original price: $49.99 Discount: 36% off
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Learn how to set up your Preferences
  • See how to take full advantage of Presets, to save you time
  • Learn how to Customize menus and create keyboard shortcuts
Requirements
  • Basic knowledge of Photoshop
Description

Photoshop can be overwhelming with all of its choices, settings, tools - and all the things you have to remember. In this course you'll learn how to customize Photoshop, to make it look and operate the way YOU want. You'll see how Presets can be the best thing ever invented, and how to customize preferences, panels, menus and shortcuts - all to your liking.

Who this course is for:
  • Photoshop users who want to work faster
Course content
Expand all 17 lectures 01:31:00
+ Introduction
1 lecture 02:13
A couple of quick thoughts on why customizing Photoshop is a good idea, and how to make this course work for you.
Preview 02:13
+ Look and feel
2 lectures 18:55
Learn about the importance of changing your Preferences - often and whenever you need to, and how to make things right when things go wrong.
Preview 10:05
Create your own layout of panels and then save a Workspace.
Panel Layout & Workspaces
08:50
+ Shortcuts and Menus
2 lectures 13:31
Add a keyboard shortcut to (just about) anything in Photoshop.
Editing Shortcuts
08:35
Customize menus to only see what you need to see.
Editing Menus
04:56
+ Presets
8 lectures 44:18
Learn how to created a brush out of "anything", from your signature to another photograph.
Brushes
08:09
Quickly add Swatch presets for future use
Swatches
03:55
Some tips on editing, creating and applying gradients
Gradients
05:16
After adding Layer Styles you can save a preset for future use
Styles
05:07
Learn how to make a pattern and then apply it in some creative ways.
Patterns
05:52
Take advantage of vector-based shapes from Illustrator and Photoshop type.
Custom Shapes
04:33
Save time by building on Adjustment Layer presets - and by making your own
Adjustment Layer Presets
03:53
If you don't make any other presets, make tool presets!
Tool Presets
07:33
+ Preset Manager
3 lectures 10:46
See how to edit and organize the contents of all the preset panels using the Preset Manager
Editing Panel Contents
03:26
Learn how to add your own presets to panel menus and share presets.
Moving, Importing & Exoprting Presets
03:52
Save your presets so you never lose all your hard work
Saving Backups
03:28
+ Wrapping Up
1 lecture 01:17
A few closing thoughts, and your "homework"
Closing Thoughts/What's Next
01:17