Photoshop Essentials
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Photoshop Essentials

Gain massive skills and learn a ton of Photoshop techniques!
4.9 (6 ratings)
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Last updated 2/2017
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Includes:
  • 14.5 hours on-demand video
  • 3 Articles
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
What Will I Learn?
  • To help users develop a solid skillset in Photoshop
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Requirements
  • Basic computer skills
Description

Delve head-long into the world of Photoshop with expert video trainer, artist, and designer Geoff Blake in this massive 14-plus hour, 2-disc DVD set! Packed with tricks, techniques, and hands-on tasks, it’s an easy, non-jargonny approach for both Photoshop CS3 and CS4 users. Hang on tight as you’re guided through comprehensive exercises on resizing and resolution, color correction, and image touch up. Master advanced techniques for creating eye-popping visuals, including masking objects, tilt-shift photography, sizzling text effects, and workflows with InDesign, Dreamweaver, and Flash!

Who is the target audience?
  • Those looking to build a strong foundation in Photoshop
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Welcome To Ten Ton Photoshop Essentials!
1 Lecture 00:59
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Photoshop Warm-Up: The Interface!
12 Lectures 01:23:31
Gettin’ Down With Image Fundamentals
11:58

The Goods: Photoshop’s Toolbox
08:25

Exploring Photoshop’s Palettes
09:21

A Look At The Options Bar
01:14

Creating New Documents, The Image Window, And Working With Multiple Images
05:49

Photoshop’s Screen Modes
02:17

For Our CS4 Users: Photoshop’s New Interface
06:42

Gettin’ Around In Your Images
15:02


Have No Fear: Undoing Steps With History
09:10

Saving Up All Your Work
02:12

Task#1: Saving Out Multiple Copies!
01:08
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Photoshop’s Right Hand Man, Adobe Bridge!
5 Lectures 23:44
Launchin’ Bridge And Gettin’ Into The Interface
06:51

Throwin’ In Metadata, Keywords, And Filters
06:06

Getting Organized: Moving, Copying And Renaming Images
05:40

Creating Collections In Bridge CS4
04:37

Task#2: Organize Your Images!
00:30
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Mastering Resizing, Resampling, And Cropping!
9 Lectures 01:04:05
Understanding PPI, DPI, And LPI
06:53

A Practical Example Of Pixels And Resolution
04:52

Using The Image Size Command
07:43

Resizing Images
08:17

Resizing With And Without Resampling
07:36

Technique #1: Resizing To Create A Web Banner And An 8×10 Print!
12:43

Fix ‘Er Up: Cropping And Straightening
07:37

Canvas Size And Canvas Rotation
07:32

Task#3: Didja Get All That? Now Resize This Image!
00:52
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The Low-Down On Selections, Part 1!
5 Lectures 30:22

Transforming And Duplicating Your Selections
05:12

Selecting With The Magic Wand Tool And Using Free Transform
08:09

Throwin’ It Down With The Polygonal Selection Tool
05:57

Selection Tool Double-Team: Combining Selections
04:48
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The Low-Down On Selections, Part 2!
5 Lectures 28:29
Fast ‘N Easy With The Magnetic Lasso Tool
07:14

Handy Selection Techniques
05:16

Your Gonna Love It: The Quick Selection Tool
03:35

Refining Your Selections
03:40

Selection Modification Techniques
08:44
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Photoshop’s Meat ‘N Potatoes, Layers!
13 Lectures 01:30:48
Gettin’ A Grasp On Layer Fundamentals
03:51

Understanding The Layers Panel, Background Layers, And Combining Images
08:38

Gettin’ Ya Used To Working With Layers
09:58

Locking Down Your Layers
03:20

Super-Sweet Effects With Layer Styles
06:11

Retro Movie Poster Build: Going Further With Layers
06:47

Continuing The Build: Filling Layers And Creating Layer Groups
05:57

More Eye-Popping Possibilities: Introducing Blending Modes
05:10


More Blending Modes, Opacity, And Fill
04:34

Finishing Up Our Build: Creating And Modifying Text
10:02

Point Type, Paragraph Type, And Warping Text
09:37

Technique #2: Super-Sweet T-Shirt Mock Ups!
12:51
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Definitely Do-Able: Using Photoshop For Layout!
4 Lectures 15:28
Setting Up Photoshop’s Unit Of Measurement
04:18

Get Goin’ With Rulers, Guides, And The Grid
03:52

Setting Up The Design Template, Part 1
04:45

Setting Up The Design Template, Part 2
02:33
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Sweet Painting Techniques In Photoshop!
10 Lectures 01:21:51
Get Using Photoshop’s Brush Tool
10:44

Setting Up Your Layers For Painting
05:35

The Color Picker, Painting With Mulitple Colors, And Saving Your Custom Colors
13:43

Sweetness: Pantone Colors And Handling Your Swatch Libraries
06:27

Gettin’ Down With Gradients
11:59

Speed It Up By Painting With Selections
06:40

Make It Come To Life: Shading Your Painted Artwork
13:20

Creating And Working With Artistic Brushes
08:40

Snoozer…Using The Pencil And Eraser Tools
03:59

Task#4: Paint These Cool Cartoons!
00:44
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Delving Into Masking Techniques!
9 Lectures 01:11:19
Warmin’ Up With Color Range
11:07

You’re About To Fall In Love: Photoshop’s Quickmask Mode, Part 1
09:10

You’re About To Fall In Love: Photoshop’s Quickmask Mode, Part 2
09:48


The Coolest Thing Ever: Layer Masks, Part 1
08:02

The Coolest Thing Ever: Layer Masks, Part 2
08:59

Using Photoshop CS4′S Masks Panel
03:26

Get Creating And Editing Clipping Groups
13:34

Task #5: Have You Mastered Masks? Then Apply A Layer Mask To This Photo!
00:30
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