Practical Photoshop CS5 Level 2
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Practical Photoshop CS5 Level 2

Practical Photoshop CS5 Level 2 teach skills essential to work in Photoshop on a professional level.
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Created by Steve Markos
Last updated 12/2012
English
Price: $50
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Includes:
  • 21.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What Will I Learn?
Add effects to layers using Layer Styles
Work non-destructively with Smart Objects, Smart Filters, and Smart Text
Create selections from soft edged objects such as hair and fur
Create realistic compositions from multiple images
Use masking and blending techniques, the key to all Photoshop creativity
Utilize text features
Use vector drawing tools to create custom shapes
Automate repetitive tasks with Actions and the Image Processor
Create quality Black and White images from color originals
Use Creative Filters and Practical Filters effectively
Complete knowledge of Adobe Camera Raw, started in the Level 1 course
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Requirements
  • Practical Photoshop CS5 Level 1 skills
Description

 Art=Visual's Practical Photoshop CS5 Level 2 video course picks up where the Level 1 course left off. You have the retouching and basic compositing skills, now it's time to start creating advanced compositions from multiple images using masking, blend modes, and advanced layer techniques. Use filters non-destructively utilizing Smart Objects, Smart Filters, and Smart Text. Create amazing 3D Text and Shapes.  This course is essential for anyone working as a graphic or web designer,  The skills taught in our Level 2 course are used in the creation ALL advertisements, brochures, posters, CD covers, magazines, and other print and web graphics.  Lessons on HDR imaging (High Dynamic Range), Panoramas, Camera RAW, Creative Filters, and Black and White Conversion make this a perfect course for Photographers as well.

The course offers 21.5 hours of education in 15 easy-to-follow lessons.  The actual images used in the course are provided, so you can work along at your own pace.

Who is the target audience?
  • Graphic and Web Designers, Photographers
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction and Class Files
1 Lecture 01:48
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Lesson 1: Black and White
4 Lectures 32:14

Lesson 1.2: Black and White Filter
09:08

Lesson 1.3: Gradient Map
08:06

Lesson 1.4: Channel Mixer
08:32
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Lesson 2: More Adjustment Layers
4 Lectures 55:36

Lesson 2.2: Curves (Part 2)
19:11

Lesson 2.3: Brightness/Contrast, Color Balance, and Photo Filter
07:55

Lesson 2.4: Invert, Posterize, Threshold, Selective Color, and Exposure
14:55
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Lesson 3: Masking
5 Lectures 01:29:46

Lesson 3.2: Masking with Gradients
20:29

Lesson 3.3: Creating Masks from Selections
10:35

Lesson 3.4: Masking Project
22:08

Lesson 3.5: Masks Panel
17:02
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Lesson 4: Adavanced Selections
5 Lectures 01:07:07

Lesson 4.2: Refine Edges (Method 1)
26:24

Lesson 4.3: Refine Edges (Method 2)
08:04

Lesson 4.4: Refine Edges on Interior Selections
14:53

Lesson 4.5: Refine Edges Limitations
04:45
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Lesson 5: Blend Modes
5 Lectures 55:57

Lesson 5.4: Blend Mode Project 3
08:51

Lesson 5.2: Blend Mode Project 1
09:08

Lesson 5.3: Blend Mode Project 2
11:19

Lesson 5.5: Blend Mode Project 4
12:59
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Lesson 6: Layer Styles
11 Lectures 01:56:52

Lesson 6.2: Drop Shadows and Inner Shadows
14:49

Lesson 6.3: Outer and Inner Glows
11:35

Lesson 6.4: Satin, Color Overlay, and Gradient Overlay
09:13

Lesson 6.5: Pattern Overlay and Stroke
07:29

Lesson 6.6: Bevel and Emboss
12:57

Lesson 6.7: Copying/Pasting, Deleting, and Editing Styles
11:34

Lesson 6.8: Adding Styles to a Background Layer
05:54

Lesson 6.9: Saving and Loading Styles
17:48

Lesson 6.10: Blending Options: Channels and Masks Hides Effects
10:02

Lesson 6.11: Blending Options: Blend If
10:45
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Lesson 7: Advanced Layers
8 Lectures 01:43:14

Lesson 7.2: Grouping Layers
15:47

Lesson 7.3: Clipping Masks
07:14

Lesson 7.4: Blending Options: Knockouts and Clip Layers and Effects as a Group
15:27

Lesson 7.5: Creating Layers from Selections
10:31

Lesson 7.6: Auto Align Layers
21:20

Lesson 7.7: Layer Comps
15:58

Lesson 7.8: Content Aware Scale
12:01
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Lesson 8: Smart Objects
4 Lectures 53:38

Lesson 8.2: Editing Smart Objects
16:07

Lesson 8.3: Smart Filters
08:17

Lesson 8.4: Importing PDF and Illustrator Files
18:36
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Lesson 9: Filters
18 Lectures 04:34:06

Lesson 9.2: Filter Gallery
09:42

Lesson 9.3: More About Smart Filters
13:42

Lesson 9.4: Unsharp Mask Filter
15:29

Lesson 9.5: Smart Sharpen Filter
22:39

Lesson 9.6: Blur Filters
14:15

Lesson 9.7: Lens Blur Filter: Options
15:47

Lesson 9.8: Lens Blur Filter: Controlling Depth of Field
13:30

Lesson 9.9: Motion Blur
05:50

Lesson 9.10: Gaussian Blur vs. Healing Brush for Skin Touch-up
19:12

Lesson 9.11: Reduce Noise Filter
14:16

Lesson 9.12: Vanishing Point Fiter: Basics
22:10

Lesson 9.13: Vanishing Point Filter: Cloning Option
14:07

Lesson 9.14: Vanishing Point Filter: Tools
18:16

Lesson 9.15: Liquify Filter: Tools
18:44

Lesson 9.16: Liquify Filter: Reconstruct and Freezing
19:33

Lesson 9.17: Lens Correction Filter
20:19

Lesson 9.18: Render Filters
07:32
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About the Instructor
Steve Markos
4.2 Average rating
3 Reviews
13 Students
2 Courses
Adobe Certified Instructor and Expert

Adobe Certified Instructor Steve Markos only teaches software products he uses on a regular basis, which allows him to provide students with real world instruction and advice. Steve began using Photoshop in 1994 as a tool to touch-up photos of models for the fashion industry.  He became an Adobe Certified Instructor and Expert in Photoshop in 2005 and began teaching corporate training classes under his own company name, Art=Visual, as well as for various software training centers around the country, such as  Media Technology Associates (Atlanta, GA), Sterling Ledet and Associates (Atlanta, GA), Future Media Concepts (Orlando, FL), Roundpeg (San Francisco, CA), IT Training & Solutions (Greensboro, SC), and Echo-Eleven (Atlanta, GA).  Steve also holds a CompTia CTT+ certificate (Certified Technical Trainer) and is an Adobe Certified Expert and Instructor in InDesign and Premiere Pro as well. He was the co-author of Adobe's InDesign CS3 Certification Exam.