Join Chad Perkins for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding color modes, part of Learning Photoshop CS6.
Most of the time when you're working in Photoshop, you're working in one of two …modes, RGB and CMYK. These are color modes, basically, …different models of color. And let me explain a little bit about …what that means. First and primarily, we have RGB that …stands for red, green, and blue. And these are the color components of …light and this is not a Photoshop thing, this is a, a real world sciencey thing. …When the sun beams down, it's lights down to the earth, it is in red, green, and …blue components, and Photoshop actually prefers RGB.…
However, when we go to print, the color components of ink are the exact opposite …of the color components of light. The opposite of red is cyan. …The opposite of green is magenta. The opposite of blue is yellow. …And so we use additive color, RGB, in light, and what we call subtractive color …or CMYK, when we go to print something. And because we can't get pure black with …cyan, magenta, and yellow, if we mix them all together we get kind of a, a muddy …
- 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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