Join Chad Perkins for an in-depth discussion in this video Applying effects, part of Learning Photoshop CS6.
Photoshop ships with a huge host of special effects that you can apply to …your images and different layers and your image and that's what we're going to look …at in this movie how to apply those effects and how to apply them intelligently. …So I have this right shape layer selected here, that one, and I'm going to go to the …Filter menu, which is where we get our effects, or filters is another name for them. …Now, what we can do, is we can go, let's say, for example, to the Blur menu, and …we'll choose Gaussian Blur, which allows you just to blur a layer.…
And I'll just pick some random number, it doesn't matter, click Okay, and notice …that it just applied it to the layer. So my layer is now blurred for good. …That's it, I mean, there's nothing I can do to this to get back that clarity. …So it's not a very intelligent way to work. …If you're doing this for a client, may say well I see this is a little bit too blurry. …There's no way to get that back, so I'm going to hit command Z, or control Z on the …
- 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
Skill Level Beginner
Photoshop CS6 Essential Trainingwith Julieanne Kost10h 30m Beginner
1. Getting Started with Photoshop
2. Getting Images into Photoshop
3. Photoshop Basics
4. Image Basics
5. Color Correction
6. Making Selections
7. Fixing Image Problems
8. Working with Effects
9. Working with Text
10. Making Art
11. Exporting and Printing
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