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Photoshop CS Essential Training

with Tanya Staples

Video: using the welcome screen

Learn the basics of Photoshop CS.
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  1. 26m 43s
    1. using the welcome screen
      2m 6s
    2. understanding the interface
      15m 37s
    3. customizing keyboard shortcuts
      9m 0s
  2. 25m 8s
    1. opening images
      2m 35s
    2. saving files
      3m 8s
    3. creating new files
      7m 41s
    4. creating new file presets
      4m 55s
    5. choosing a color mode
      6m 49s
  3. 15m 9s
    1. understanding the document window
      5m 38s
    2. zoom and pan
      6m 0s
    3. changing the matte
      3m 31s
  4. 31m 48s
    1. understanding the file browser interface
      6m 52s
    2. organizing images
      13m 28s
    3. batch renaming images
      5m 3s
    4. keywording and searching for images
      6m 25s
  5. 20m 50s
    1. undo and redo
      4m 14s
    2. history snapshots
      5m 7s
    3. creating a history log
      11m 29s
  6. 32m 46s
    1. the color picker
      5m 19s
    2. the color palette
      5m 33s
    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 8s
  7. 32m 34s
    1. resizing images
      8m 57s
    2. resizing the canvas
      5m 0s
    3. rotate and flip images
      4m 43s
    4. cropping images
      3m 56s
    5. crop and straighten images
      2m 10s
    6. perspective cropping
      5m 36s
    7. crop and resize
      2m 12s
  8. 44m 50s
    1. the histogram palette
      5m 3s
    2. adjusting shadows and highlights
      7m 36s
    3. adjusting levels
      4m 27s
    4. adjusting curves
      7m 51s
    5. auto color
      1m 12s
    6. color balance
      1m 49s
    7. brightness and contrast
      1m 58s
    8. hue and saturation
      4m 24s
    9. desaturate
      2m 28s
    10. matching color between images
      4m 39s
    11. applying photo filters
      3m 23s
  9. 44m 3s
    1. removing red eye
      3m 30s
    2. sharpen tool
      4m 52s
    3. sponge tool
      5m 51s
    4. blur tool
      3m 48s
    5. dodge tool
      3m 17s
    6. burn tool
      2m 27s
    7. clone tool
      8m 23s
    8. clone between images
      5m 1s
    9. healing brush
      3m 26s
    10. patch tool
      3m 28s
  10. 37m 41s
    1. create and delete layers
      8m 55s
    2. naming layers
      4m 52s
    3. move and link layers
      4m 14s
    4. blending modes
      3m 28s
    5. locking
      6m 23s
    6. layer sets
      4m 2s
    7. layer comps
      4m 13s
    8. opacity
      1m 34s
  11. 14m 24s
    1. fill layers
      8m 56s
    2. adjustment layers
      5m 28s
  12. 33m 58s
    1. using a Wacom tablet
      9m 40s
    2. brushes
      14m 24s
    3. hand coloring images
      5m 20s
    4. trace a photograph
      4m 34s
  13. 1h 7m
    1. draw selections
      10m 2s
    2. modify selections
      12m 37s
    3. lasso tool
      7m 46s
    4. magnetic lasso
      7m 52s
    5. magic wand
      10m 14s
    6. paint selections in quick mask mode
      7m 28s
    7. save and load selections
      11m 27s
  14. 24m 26s
    1. sharpen
      3m 23s
    2. blur
      8m 19s
    3. lens blur
      7m 33s
    4. filter gallery
      5m 11s
  15. 31m 12s
    1. drawing shapes
      14m 59s
    2. reshape and resize shapes
      5m 21s
    3. draw shapes with the pen tools
      7m 18s
    4. custom shapes
      3m 34s
  16. 32m 44s
    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 1s
    6. rasterize and transform
      3m 46s
  17. 33m 35s
    1. drop shadow
      8m 36s
    2. inner and outer glows
      7m 50s
    3. bevel and emboss
      4m 42s
    4. overlays
      6m 6s
    5. applying styles
      2m 54s
    6. saving styles
      3m 27s
  18. 4m 40s
    1. Illustrator to Photoshop
      2m 31s
    2. Photoshop to Illustrator
      2m 9s
  19. 10m 14s
    1. actions
      3m 57s
    2. droplets
      3m 37s
    3. batch files
      2m 40s
  20. 48m 8s
    1. PDF
      6m 36s
    2. PDF presentations
      5m 42s
    3. web photo galleries
      11m 50s
    4. picture packages
      10m 38s
    5. contact sheets
      7m 18s
    6. panoramic images
      6m 4s

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Photoshop CS Essential Training
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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
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