Learn Photoshop CC - All 72 Tools!

Master Adobe Photoshop CC in just 7 hours. Extra Tutorials added every month!
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  • Lectures 72
  • Length 7.5 hours
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  • Languages English
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Published 1/2015 English

Course Description

What you will learn:

In this course you will learn how to use all 72 tools in the Photoshop CC(2014) toolbar.

Each lecture of this course will focus on a different tool and gives you an in-depth example of how to use it. If you are like me you need to be hands on and see how things work. Prepare for the most extensive Photoshop Tool education on Udemy!

Who is this course for?

The beautiful thing about this course is that if you already know some of the more basic tools you can skip ahead and click on the ones you may not be as familiar with. Feel free to learn at your own pace or review as necessary. I have been using Adobe Photoshop for over 15 years and I still find myself learning new techniques. So whether you are a pro or just getting started this course will teach you something new.

What are the requirements?

  • All you need is Adobe Photoshop!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Use all 72 Adobe Photoshop Tools effectively
  • Understand the purpose of each tool in the Photoshop toolbar
  • Manipulate photos in Adobe Photoshop

What is the target audience?

  • This course is meant for anyone Professional or not that is interested in an in-depth overview of Photoshop tools.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
01:12

This short video should give you an idea of what is in this course and what you get!

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01:40
Section 2: Selection Tools
09:06

Move (V) shift drag constrains 0°, 45°, 90°; opt/alt drag to duplicate layer

10:34

Rectangular Marquee (M) shift drag constrains square; shift adds to selected area; opt/alt takes away from selection; shift + opt/alt selects intersection; cmd/ctrl moves selected pixels; opt/alt + cmd/ctrl copies selected pixels

09:29

Elliptical Marquee (M) shift drag constrains to circle; shift adds to selection; opt/alt takes away from selection; shift + opt/alt selects intersection; cmd/ctrl moves selected pixels; opt/alt + cmd/ctrl copies selected pixels

03:32

Single Row Marquee shift adds a row of pixels to selection; opt/alt removes a row of pixels from selection; cmd/ctrl moves selected pixels; opt/alt plus cmd/ctrl moves a copy of selected pixels

03:17
  • Single Column Marquee shift adds a column of pixels to selection; opt/alt removes a column of pixels from selection; cmd/ctrl moves selected pixels; opt/alt plus cmd/ctrl moves a copy of selected pixels
09:22

Lasso (L) shift adds to selection; opt/alt subtracts from selection; shift plus opt/alt to make intersection of marquee areas; cmd/ctrl invokes Move tool

04:18

Polygonal Lasso (L) shift constrains 0°, 45°, 90°; opt/alt drag for freehand drawing; delete or backspace removes segments; cmd/ctrl click closes selection

10:51

Magnetic Lasso (L) click to place fastening points; opt/alt drag to invoke Lasso tool; opt/alt click to invoke Polygonal Lasso tool; delete or backspace to remove fastening points; [ or ] to change radius width

08:10

Quick Selection (W) shift adds to selection; opt/alt subtracts from selec- tion; [ or ] to change brush diameter; shift plus [ or ] to change edge hardness

08:42

Magic Wand (W) shift adds to selection; opt/alt subtracts from selection; shift plus opt/alt gives the intersection of two selections

12:26

Crop (C) shift constrains to square; opt/alt draws out from center

06:41

Perspective Crop (C) shift constrains square; opt/alt draws from center

01:11

Slice (C) shift constrains to square; opt/alt draws from center; cmd/ctrl invokes Slice Select tool

04:54

Slice Select (C) used for creating webpage html table rows and cells; shift click to select multiple slices; cmd/ctrl invokes Slice tool

05:11

Eyedropper (I) [if foreground color is targeted] click or drag to sample foreground color; opt/alt click or drag to sample new background color

03:21

Color Sampler (I) click to set up to 4 persistent color sample readings; opt/alt click to remove the color sample targets

03:35

3D Material Eyedropper (I) allows copying a texture on a 3D surface

03:20

Ruler (I) shift drag constrains 0°, 45°, 90°; opt/alt drag an end to measure an angle; also double-click end and drag to measure an angle

03:56

Note (I) double-click to open Notes panel to write; delete note by clicking trashcan in Notes panel; also right click to delete note

05:00

Count (I) drag to move marker; shift drag constrains 0°, 45°, 90°; opt/alt removes count marker

Section 3: Retouching Tools
07:27

Spot Healing Brush (J) click or drag to heal; click then shift click to brush a straight line; drag plus shift constrains to 0°, 45°, 90°; [ or ] to change brush diameter; shift plus [ or ] to change edge hardness

07:47

Healing (J) opt/alt to sample; then click or drag to heal; click then shift click to brush a straight line; drag plus shift constrains to 0°, 45°, 90°; [ or ] to change brush diameter; shift plus [ or ] to change edge hardness

07:03

Patch (J) drag to encircle blemish; then drag selection to clear area of picture to heal; shift adds to selection; opt/alt takes away from selection

04:06

Content-Aware Move (J) shift adds to selected area; opt/alt removes from selection; shift + opt/alt intersects selection area; shift+drag constrains

01:56

Red Eye (J) click on the red region of eye in picture to recolor to black

15:00

Brush (B) click then shift click for straight; drag + shift constrains 0°, 45°,90°; [ or ] changes diameter; shift + [ or ] changes hardness; opt/alt samples color

16:59

Brush (B) click then shift click for straight; drag + shift constrains 0°, 45°,90°; [ or ] changes diameter; shift + [ or ] changes hardness; opt/alt samples color

04:32

Pencil (B) click then shift click to brush a straight line; opt/alt to sample color; drag + shift constrains 0°, 45°, 90°; [ or ] to change diameter; try auto erase

12:27

Color Replacement (B) click + shift click brushes straight; opt/alt samples color; [ or ] changes diameter; shift + [ or ] changes hardness

07:28

Mixer Brush (B) opt/alt click to load sample color from the canvas; click and then shift+click to paint a straight line; spacebar to pan the view

04:49

Clone Stamp (S) opt/alt samples source; click + shift click brushes straight; drag + shift constrains; [ or ] changes diameter; shift + [ or ] hardness

04:49

Pattern Stamp (S) click then shift click brushes straight; drag + shift con- strains 0°, 45°, 90°; [ or ] changes diameter; shift + [ or ] changes edge hardness

07:09

History Brush (Y) click then shift click brushes straight; drag + shift con- strains 0°, 45°, 90°; [ or ] changes diameter; shift + [ or ] changes edge hardness

07:04

Art History Brush (Y) click then shift click brushes straight; drag + shift constrains 0°, 45°, 90°; [ or ] changes diameter; shift + [ or ] changes hardness

07:07

Eraser Frame (E) opt/alt erases to history; click then shift click is straight; drag + shift constrains; [ or ] changes diameter; shift + [ or ] changes hardness

11:07

Background Eraser (E) Frame click then shift click brushes straight; drag + shift constrains; [ or ] changes diameter; shift + [ or ] changes hardness

08:26

Magic Eraser (E) opt/alt samples color; shift + opt/alt places color sampler

08:33

Gradient (G) opt/alt samples color; shift + opt/alt invokes color sampler;

shift + drag constrains 0°, 45°, 90°

08:47

Paint Bucket (G) opt/alt samples color; shift + opt/alt invokes color sampler

07:46

Blur click then shift click brushes straight; drag + shift constrains; [ or ] changes diameter; shift + [ or ] changes edge hardness

05:07

Sharpen click then shift click brushes straight; drag + shift constrains; [ or ] changes diameter; shift + [ or ] changes edge hardness

07:09

Smudge click then shift click brushes straight; drag + shift constrains; [ or ] changes diameter; shift + [ or ] changes edge hardness

06:42

Dodge (O) drag + shift constrains to 0°, 45°, 90°; click then shift click brushes straight; [ or ] changes diameter; shift + [ or ] changes edge hardness

06:32

Burn (O) drag + shift constrains to 0°, 45°, 90°; click then shift click brushes straight; [ or ] changes diameter; shift + [ or ] changes edge hardness

04:44

Sponge (O) drag + shift constrains to 0°, 45°, 90°; click then shift click brushes straight; [ or ] changes diameter; shift + [ or ] changes edge hardness

Section 4: Type & Vector Tools
10:10

Pen (P) shift constrains ; opt/alt invokes Convert Direction Point tool; cmd/ctrl invokes white Direct Selection tool; shift over path segment invokes new drawing

06:05

Freeform Pen (P) experiment with the Curve Fit in the Geometry Options and the Magnetic option switch on the Control Panel

01:08

Add Anchor Point opt/alt click when over anchor point removes anchor; opt/alt plus drag when over path segment duplicates the selected path

01:05

Delete Anchor Point opt/alt invokes Add Anchor Point tool

02:43

Convert Point shift constrains direction points to 0°, 45°, 90°; opt/alt drag

from corner anchor point pulls out asymmetrical leading direction point

10:22

Horizontal Type (T) shift drag constrains square; drag plus

opt/alt draws from center; opt/alt click or drag invokes Paragraph Text Size dialog

Horizontal Type Tool Part 2
10:44
02:21

Vertical Type (T) shift drag constrains square; drag + opt/alt draws from center; opt/alt click or drag invokes Paragraph Text Size dialog box

05:42

Horizontal Type Mask (T) shift drag constrains square; drag + opt/alt draws from center; opt/alt click or drag invokes Paragraph Text Size dialog box

02:52

Vertical Type Mask (T) similar to Horizontal Type Mask tool, above

03:42

Path Selection (A) shift click to select multiple paths; opt/alt drag to

duplicate path; cmd/ctrl invokes white Direct Selection tool

03:08

Direct Selection (A) shift click selects more anchors; opt/alt click selects all anchors; opt/alt drag duplicates path; cmd/ctrl invokes Path Selection tool

12:54

Rectangle (U) shift drag constrains square; opt/alt draws from center

03:30

Rounded Rectangle (U) shift drag constrains; opt/alt draws from center

03:52

Ellipse (U) shift drag constrains circle; opt/alt draws from center

02:40

Polygon (U) shift drag constrains; opt/alt draws from center

03:23

Line (U) shift constrains to 0°, 45°, 90°

04:27

Custom Shape (U) shift constrains aspect ratio; opt/alt draws from center

Section 5: Navigation Tools
04:03

Hand (H) opt/alt to zoom out; cmd/ctrl to zoom in

04:29

Rotate View (R) shift constrains 0°, 45°, 90°; double-click tool to reset

07:30

Zoom (Z) click to zoom in; opt/alt click to zoom out; cmd/ctrl to move layer

Section 6: Foreground & Background Color Tools
10:24

Set Foreground Color (X) click to set Foreground Color in color picker

Set Background Color (X) click to set Background Color in color picker

Switch Foreground and Background Colors (X) click to switch

Default Foreground and Background Colors (D) click default

02:42

Edit in Quick Mask Mode (Q) click or press Q to toggle Quick Mask mode

Section 7: Screen Mode Tools
03:26

Standard Screen Mode (F)

Full Screen Mode with Menu Bar (F)

Full Screen Mode - Turns your window into a full screen display for the program

Section 8: Quiz, Documents & Materials
Photoshop Tool Quiz
5 questions
Congratulations!
00:47

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