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Up and Running with Photoshop CS6

with Chad Perkins

Video: Welcome

Teaches you the basics of Photoshop, including the components of visual images, making selections, color correcting, fixing images, and outputting images.
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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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Up and Running with Photoshop CS6
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Adobe Photoshop is more than just an image editing application—it is a foundational staple in all the visual arts, from print design, to photography, to web design, to motion graphics and 3D graphics. In this course, Adobe Certified Instructor Chad Perkins covers the basics of Photoshop. Learn about the components of visual images, making selections, color correcting, fixing images, outputting images, and much more. This course uses Photoshop CS6, but the information presented is applicable to all versions of the application.

Topics include:
  • Getting images into Photoshop
  • Creating and navigating documents
  • Working with layers
  • Cropping and straightening images
  • Color correction
  • Making selections
  • Fixing image problems
  • Working with effects
  • Creating and editing text
  • Exporting and printing
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(music playing) Ladies and gentlemen, 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. Photoshop is used obviously by photographers and print when it comes to using images. But its also used in Video Editors and Visual Effects. And allowing really quick just to give you a brief tour of some of the cool things that we're 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 tables and stuff. And a photo of regular old cement, and we're going to combine those into this cool collage. 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 gona believably give here blue hair and a blue dress. And we're also going to take this night scene with these trees created from scratch in Photoshop. But 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 in just a quick paint stroke. Also, we'll go a little bit into Graphic design.

We'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 paint strokes and we'll 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 for this baby announcement. So as you can see, we're going to run again, from making 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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