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Adobe Photoshop CC Learn by Video (2014 release)

Video Description

This critically-acclaimed interactive training program from Adobe Press offers exceptional quality high-definition video to teach the fundamentals of Adobe Photoshop CC. Experienced instructor Kelly McCathran presents a comprehensive introduction to Photoshop, including best practices as well as fundamental photography and image editing concepts. Beginning with an overview of the Photoshop interface, Kelly goes on to cover Photoshop’s powerful tools including new improvements to smart object and layer comps, features such as the Blur Gallery effects, Focus Mask, and more.

Table of Contents

  1. Introducing the 2014 Release of Photoshop CC
    1. Welcome 00:04:17
    2. Introduction to Photoshop 00:01:14
    3. Overview of Mouseposé 00:00:27
    4. Exploring the Photoshop Interface 00:04:29
    5. Computer-Based Images: Raster and Vector 00:04:41
    6. The Photoshop Family 00:05:31
    7. Touring the Interface and Working with Panels 00:04:51
    8. Arranging Open Document Windows 00:04:52
    9. Zooming and Navigating Introduction 00:06:34
    10. Power User Zooming, Navigating, and Shortcuts 00:04:41
    11. Introduction to Image File Formats 00:07:26
    12. Creating New Files and Placing an Image 00:06:51
    13. Opening, Editing, and Saving 00:07:16
    14. Multiple Undo, Your New Best Friend 00:05:25
  2. Photoshop Jump Start
    1. Adobe Bridge: An Introduction 00:06:34
    2. Building Panoramic Images, Automatically 00:06:34
    3. Cropping 00:02:45
    4. Making up New Image Data with Content Aware Fill 00:04:23
    5. Removing Unwanted Objects with Content-Aware Fill 00:03:50
    6. Adobe Bridge: Organizing, Sorting, and Renaming Files 00:06:13
    7. Using the History Brush Tool 00:08:24
    8. Using the Spot Healing Brush 00:06:44
    9. Bridge and the Image Processor 00:08:46
    10. The Magic Eraser: One-Click Background Removal 00:05:58
    11. Selections: An Introduction 00:07:22
    12. Removing a Background with Quick Selection and Refine Edge 00:08:27
    13. Using Plug-ins (a.k.a. Filters) for Blur and Special Effects 00:06:51
    14. Cropping and Straightening an Image 00:07:26
    15. Automatic Color and Levels Correction 00:06:31
    16. Flawless Faces: Beauty and Skin Retouching 00:06:38
  3. Photoshop Preferences, Performance, Resolution, and Importing Camera Images
    1. Customizing Photoshop's Settings 00:06:20
    2. RAM, Storage, and Performance 00:05:31
    3. Resolution and File Size 00:07:21
    4. File Formats and Compression 00:08:51
    5. Organizing, Filing, and Sorting Your Images with Adobe Bridge 00:07:07
    6. Importing Camera and Smartphone Images 00:05:52
    7. Reviewing and Rating Images 00:06:48
    8. Arranging Panels, Switching Screen Modes, and Saving a Custom Workspace 00:06:31
    9. Arranging Your Adobe Bridge Workspace 00:06:33
    10. Customizing Keyboard Shortcuts 00:08:11
    11. Grids and Ruler Guides 00:07:02
    12. Improved Smart Guides and Aligning Objects 00:09:04
  4. Importing Camera Images, Selections, Color Correction, and Retouching
    1. Color Modes: RGB Vs. CMYK 00:06:37
    2. Color Settings and Color Profiles 00:07:08
    3. Color Modes and Channels 00:08:52
    4. Importing Images from a Camera Card 00:07:35
    5. Non-destructive Editing with Adjustment Layers 00:05:42
    6. Non-destructive Editing with Camera Raw as a Smart Filter 00:07:19
    7. Non-destructive Editing Using Adobe Camera Raw (ACR) 00:06:52
    8. Adobe Camera Raw (ACR) Editing on Smartphone Images 00:05:44
    9. Selections: Rectangular and Elliptical 00:11:03
    10. Selections: The Lasso and Polygonal Lasso Tools 00:07:27
    11. Selections: The Magic Wand Tool 00:08:35
    12. Selections: The Quick Selection Tool and Refine Edge 00:10:53
    13. The Refine Edge for Objects 00:07:06
  5. Layers, Masks, and Shapes
    1. Layers: An Introduction 00:09:31
    2. Adding New Layers 00:09:01
    3. Layer Masks, the Key to Flawless Retouching 00:05:46
    4. Using Blending Modes for Surreal Effects 00:08:01
    5. Type Effects 00:05:24
    6. High Pass Filter and Overlay Blending 00:05:49
    7. Select by Focus Area to Mask 00:08:25
    8. Changing Object Colors with Color Range, Masks, and Fill Layers 00:07:49
    9. Shape Layer Intro: Web Mock Up 00:08:43
    10. Placing Images, Masking, and Modifying Shapes 00:08:46
    11. Using Guides, Alignment, and Layer Groups to Perfect the Layout 00:09:02
    12. Smart Object Improvements 00:04:07
    13. Introduction to Layer Styles and Layer Comps 00:06:56
  6. Working with Type in Photoshop
    1. Typography in Photoshop 00:07:47
    2. The Character Panel 00:08:45
    3. The Paragraph Panel 00:03:26
    4. Creating Paragraph Styles 00:05:53
    5. Creating Character Styles 00:04:11
    6. Masks on Type Layers 00:08:35
    7. Keyboard Shortcuts for Formatting Text 00:12:23
    8. Creating Button Icons with Shapes and Aligning Text 00:07:26
    9. Placing Many Images at Once Using Adobe Bridge 00:06:53
    10. Filtering Layers Based on Content 00:07:26
    11. Adding Notes and Applying Paragraph Styles 00:03:41
    12. Generator and Copy Layer CSS 00:05:42
    13. Anti-Aliasing of Type 00:04:13
  7. Image Adjustments and Retouching
    1. Converting to Black and White 00:05:37
    2. Removing Red Eye 00:05:07
    3. Primary Retouching Tools for Perfect Images 00:07:26
    4. Lightening and Darkening Image Areas with Dodge and Burn 00:06:41
    5. Skin Repair Using Layers 00:05:09
    6. Using the Liquify Tool 00:06:54
    7. The Clone Stamp Tool 00:07:41
    8. Cropping to Ratios, Fixed Sizes, and Resolution 00:05:55
    9. Reading a Histogram and Using the Info Panel 00:11:17
    10. Merging High Dynamic Range Images 00:06:01
    11. Puppet Warp for GIF Animation 00:09:57
  8. Improving Images with Adobe Camera Raw
    1. Adobe Camera Raw (ACR): An Introduction 00:08:23
    2. Improving Color on Many Images at Once 00:04:41
    3. Adjusting Images Several Times and Converting to New Formats 00:03:50
    4. Cropping, Post Crop Vignette, and Clarity in ACR 00:03:31
    5. HSL: Selective Color in Adobe Camera Raw 00:05:59
    6. Painting in Corrections with the Adjustment Brush 00:05:36
    7. Better Landscapes with Graduated Filter and Radial Filter in ACR 00:03:44
    8. Removing Chromatic Aberration 00:01:30
    9. ACR Spot Removal and Clone 00:04:29
    10. Loading ACR Settings for Preset Corrections 00:08:05
    11. Reading and Applying Metadata 00:07:56
  9. Video Editing, 3D, Mixer Brush, and Actions
    1. New Video Documents: An Introduction 00:08:24
    2. The Basics of Video Editing in Photoshop 00:08:08
    3. Naming Video Layers and Adding Video Transitions 00:06:45
    4. Muting Audio in a Clip and Replacing the Sound 00:03:40
    5. Adding Adjustment Layers to Video 00:06:22
    6. Adding a Video Title 00:08:13
    7. Splitting Video Clips 00:11:18
    8. Copying Stills to Freeze Frame 00:06:21
    9. Motion for Pan, Zoom, or Rotate 00:06:47
    10. Exporting Final Video 00:06:29
    11. Creating 3D Text 00:12:51
    12. Creating a 3D Object 00:09:41
    13. Creating Hand-Painted Artwork from a Photo with the Mixer Brush 00:13:07
    14. Using Actions 00:07:44
  10. Effects, Patterns, and Filters
    1. Using Blur for "Hollywood Skin" or Special Effect 00:16:10
    2. The Clone Stamp for Portraits 00:14:29
    3. Editing Makeup to Boost or Soften 00:09:10
    4. Blur Filters for Effect 00:09:29
    5. Video Effects with Layers and Masks 00:06:20
    6. Creating Seamless Background Patterns 00:06:57
    7. Built-in, Custom, and Scripted Patterns 00:07:15
    8. Vanishing Point 00:03:17
    9. Graduated Filter and Perspective Crop 00:04:51
    10. Perspective Warp 00:04:28
    11. Camera Shake Reduction 00:03:44
  11. Outputting Your Images
    1. Saving Images for the Web 00:08:21
    2. Preparing Press-Quality Images 00:06:06
    3. Linked and Embedded Assets and Loading Typekit Fonts 00:03:25
    4. Sharpening to Add Detail Before You Print 00:04:02
    5. Printing Images 00:02:44
    6. Creating a Contact Sheet or PDF Presentation 00:03:33
    7. In Closing 00:00:18