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From: Up and Running with Photoshop CS6

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Ladies and gentleman, welcome to this training course on Adobe Photoshop. On behalf of Video to Brain, my name is Chad Perkins. I've been an Adobe certified expert in Photoshop for over a decade now, but even more than that, I just love this application. It's so easy and so fun to use, and it's so Easy just to create great looking art, and really express yourself, and it's just a wonderful application. It's really used everywhere, so if you're looking for a career in almost any visual medium, Photoshop is the tool of choice. Photoshop is used obviously by photographers and anything you can do in print when it comes to using images.But it's also used in video by video editors, and visual effects.

Overview

Ladies and gentleman, welcome to this training course on Adobe Photoshop. On behalf of Video to Brain, my name is Chad Perkins. I've been an Adobe certified expert in Photoshop for over a decade now, but even more than that, I just love this application. It's so easy and so fun to use, and it's so Easy just to create great looking art, and really express yourself, and it's just a wonderful application. It's really used everywhere, so if you're looking for a career in almost any visual medium, Photoshop is the tool of choice. Photoshop is used obviously by photographers and anything you can do in print when it comes to using images.But it's also used in video by video editors, and visual effects.

And on the web, it's the standard for adjusting images, and it's used all over the place in Hollywood, if you're an interior designer, engineersUNKNOWN It really is the world standard application. No other image application is used anywhere near as much as Photoshop is. So, again, another reason I'm so excited to share this with you. And we're going to be really going from the ground up. I'm going to assume you know absolutely nothing about. Photography or Photoshop or image editing, and we're going to start from scratch.

And allow me, really quick, just to give you a brief tour of some of the cool things we'll be making throughout this course. one of the things is we're going to make this collage from scratch. We're going to take a regular old photo of some poles here, some cables and stuff. And a photo of regular old cement and we're going to combined those into this cool collague. We're also going to look at some cool photo manipulation techniques. We're going to start with this blonde woman in a yellow dress and we're going to believably give her blue hair and a blue dress. And we're also going to take this night scene with these tree, again created from scartch in Photoshop, and we're going to duplicate them and arrange them. We're also going to learn how to quickly, and easily remove blemishes. Even big blemishes, like this, and just a quick paint stroke. And then, boom, gone, in an instant, we'll show you how to do that. Also we'll go a little bit into graphic design.

I'll give you some tips and tricks on how to create text, and how to incorporate text into a graphic design We'll also make some fine art. We're going to take these little simple paintstrokes, that we'll talk about, and we will make them into this really cool little art project. And we'll also look at how to take a regular old photo, that's not that amazing And we'll turn it into a beautiful painting. And finally we'll also get a little bit more into graphic design, creating shapes and textures and what not for this baby announcement then and other things that we'll be doing, so. As you can we're going to run the gammit, we're going to take you from absolutely nothing to making all this cool stuff throughout this training course. Thank you so much for joining me, I'm really excited to get into this so let's get started.

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Up and Running with Photoshop CS6

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  1. 1m 59s
    1. Welcome
      1m 59s
  2. 3m 7s
    1. Overview
      3m 7s
  3. 19m 26s
    1. Importing images from a camera
      4m 3s
    2. Using Adobe Bridge
      7m 10s
    3. Using Camera Raw
      5m 57s
    4. Opening images in Photoshop
      2m 16s
  4. 45m 18s
    1. Creating new documents
      3m 43s
    2. Interface overview
      5m 43s
    3. Navigating documents
      4m 58s
    4. Working with layers
      9m 33s
    5. Straightening images
      3m 15s
    6. Cropping images
      3m 54s
    7. Performing basic transformations
      5m 45s
    8. Moving and aligning objects
      8m 27s
  5. 8m 36s
    1. Understanding pixels
      2m 19s
    2. Understanding resolution
      4m 32s
    3. Saving your work
      1m 45s
  6. 23m 33s
    1. Understanding color modes
      3m 55s
    2. Using adjustment layers
      3m 35s
    3. Fixing problems automatically
      2m 36s
    4. Reading a histogram
      3m 40s
    5. Adjusting exposure (brightness)
      4m 27s
    6. Adjusting colors selectively
      5m 20s
  7. 31m 4s
    1. Intro to selecting
      4m 47s
    2. Making quick selections
      6m 45s
    3. Refining selections
      8m 26s
    4. Making a collage
      11m 6s
  8. 11m 46s
    1. Removing small problems
      2m 4s
    2. Fixing bigger problems
      6m 39s
    3. Intelligently scaling an object
      3m 3s
  9. 12m 33s
    1. Creating Smart Objects
      5m 13s
    2. Applying effects
      5m 1s
    3. Adjusting applied effects
      2m 19s
  10. 26m 30s
    1. Creating text
      5m 47s
    2. Editing text
      8m 30s
    3. Using layer styles
      5m 54s
    4. Creating graphic design elements
      6m 19s
  11. 31m 14s
    1. Painting
      9m 54s
    2. Customizing brushes
      9m 44s
    3. Creating vector shapes
      11m 36s
  12. 14m 51s
    1. Understanding file formats
      3m 46s
    2. Saving for the web
      7m 6s
    3. Printing from Photoshop
      3m 59s

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