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Photoshop CS Essential Training
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Photoshop CS Essential Training

with Tanya Staples

Video: using the welcome screen

Photoshop CS Essential Training with Tanya Staples is a movie-based tutorial designed for beginning users who want to learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop CS. The training begins with a basic overview of the software including simple functions such as managing documents and palettes, and quickly advances to cover more advanced topics such as image adjustment, manipulation, color correction, brush settings, cloning, healing and other advanced tools, saving, layers, type, screen modes, filters, layer effects and so much more. Exercise files accompany the training, allowing you to follow along and learn at your own pace.
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  1. 26m 44s
    1. using the welcome screen
      2m 6s
    2. understanding the interface
      15m 37s
    3. customizing keyboard shortcuts
      9m 1s
  2. 25m 12s
    1. opening images
      2m 35s
    2. saving files
      3m 9s
    3. creating new files
      7m 42s
    4. creating new file presets
      4m 56s
    5. choosing a color mode
      6m 50s
  3. 15m 12s
    1. understanding the document window
      5m 39s
    2. zoom and pan
      6m 1s
    3. changing the matte
      3m 32s
  4. 31m 50s
    1. understanding the file browser interface
      6m 53s
    2. organizing images
      13m 28s
    3. batch renaming images
      5m 3s
    4. keywording and searching for images
      6m 26s
  5. 20m 51s
    1. undo and redo
      4m 14s
    2. history snapshots
      5m 7s
    3. creating a history log
      11m 30s
  6. 32m 49s
    1. the color picker
      5m 20s
    2. the color palette
      5m 34s
    3. the eye dropper tool
      1m 44s
    4. swatches
      4m 29s
    5. custom swatches
      3m 53s
    6. recoloring images
      7m 40s
    7. the color replacement tool
      4m 9s
  7. 32m 36s
    1. resizing images
      8m 57s
    2. resizing the canvas
      5m 1s
    3. rotate and flip images
      4m 43s
    4. cropping images
      3m 56s
    5. crop and straighten images
      2m 10s
    6. perspective cropping
      5m 37s
    7. crop and resize
      2m 12s
  8. 44m 59s
    1. the histogram palette
      5m 4s
    2. adjusting shadows and highlights
      7m 37s
    3. adjusting levels
      4m 27s
    4. adjusting curves
      7m 52s
    5. auto color
      1m 13s
    6. color balance
      1m 50s
    7. brightness and contrast
      1m 59s
    8. hue and saturation
      4m 24s
    9. desaturate
      2m 29s
    10. matching color between images
      4m 40s
    11. applying photo filters
      3m 24s
  9. 44m 12s
    1. removing red eye
      3m 31s
    2. sharpen tool
      4m 53s
    3. sponge tool
      5m 52s
    4. blur tool
      3m 48s
    5. dodge tool
      3m 18s
    6. burn tool
      2m 28s
    7. clone tool
      8m 24s
    8. clone between images
      5m 2s
    9. healing brush
      3m 27s
    10. patch tool
      3m 29s
  10. 37m 45s
    1. create and delete layers
      8m 55s
    2. naming layers
      4m 53s
    3. move and link layers
      4m 15s
    4. blending modes
      3m 28s
    5. locking
      6m 24s
    6. layer sets
      4m 3s
    7. layer comps
      4m 13s
    8. opacity
      1m 34s
  11. 14m 25s
    1. fill layers
      8m 57s
    2. adjustment layers
      5m 28s
  12. 33m 59s
    1. using a Wacom tablet
      9m 41s
    2. brushes
      14m 24s
    3. hand coloring images
      5m 20s
    4. trace a photograph
      4m 34s
  13. 1h 7m
    1. draw selections
      10m 3s
    2. modify selections
      12m 38s
    3. lasso tool
      7m 47s
    4. magnetic lasso
      7m 53s
    5. magic wand
      10m 14s
    6. paint selections in quick mask mode
      7m 28s
    7. save and load selections
      11m 28s
  14. 24m 28s
    1. sharpen
      3m 23s
    2. blur
      8m 20s
    3. lens blur
      7m 34s
    4. filter gallery
      5m 11s
  15. 31m 14s
    1. drawing shapes
      14m 59s
    2. reshape and resize shapes
      5m 21s
    3. draw shapes with the pen tools
      7m 19s
    4. custom shapes
      3m 35s
  16. 32m 45s
    1. character type
      10m 52s
    2. paragraph type
      4m 37s
    3. spell check
      3m 9s
    4. warp type
      3m 19s
    5. type on a path
      7m 2s
    6. rasterize and transform
      3m 46s
  17. 33m 40s
    1. drop shadow
      8m 37s
    2. inner and outer glows
      7m 51s
    3. bevel and emboss
      4m 43s
    4. overlays
      6m 6s
    5. applying styles
      2m 55s
    6. saving styles
      3m 28s
  18. 4m 41s
    1. Illustrator to Photoshop
      2m 32s
    2. Photoshop to Illustrator
      2m 9s
  19. 10m 17s
    1. actions
      3m 58s
    2. droplets
      3m 38s
    3. batch files
      2m 41s
  20. 48m 12s
    1. PDF
      6m 37s
    2. PDF presentations
      5m 43s
    3. web photo galleries
      11m 50s
    4. picture packages
      10m 38s
    5. contact sheets
      7m 19s
    6. panoramic images
      6m 5s

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Photoshop CS Essential Training with Tanya Staples is a movie-based tutorial designed for beginning users who want to learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop CS. The training begins with a basic overview of the software including simple functions such as managing documents and palettes, and quickly advances to cover more advanced topics such as image adjustment, manipulation, color correction, brush settings, cloning, healing and other advanced tools, saving, layers, type, screen modes, filters, layer effects and so much more. Exercise files accompany the training, allowing you to follow along and learn at your own pace.

Topics include:
  • Saving files
  • Using the file browser
  • Choosing color
  • Correcting light and color
  • Retouching and repairing
  • Painting
  • Working with layers
  • Working with selections & masks
  • Working with Adobe Illustrator
  • Automating tasks
  • Presenting images
Subjects:
Design Photography
Software:
Photoshop
Author:
Tanya Staples

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