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ADOBE Photoshop CS4 Advanced

Video Description

Take your Photoshop CS4 skills to a new level with Total Training for Adobe Photoshop CS4 Extended: Advanced. With Jennifer Smith as your host, you'll learn how to give your images a professional touch. You'll discover advanced level techniques for color correction, photo retouching, and compositing using Photoshop. You'll also learn how to optimize your images for the web and how to work with animation. If you already know the fundamentals of Photoshop, get ready to take what you know one step further and learn tips and techniques that will impress even the most seasoned Photoshop user!

Table of Contents

  1. CHAPTER 1: NAVIGATIONAL FEATURES
    1. Introduction 00:00:06
    2. Tour of the Photoshop CS4 Interface 00:07:34
    3. Customizing Workspaces 00:02:31
    4. Customizing Keyboard Shortcuts 00:06:06
    5. Customizing File Menus 00:03:46
    6. Arranging Documents & Navigation 00:06:10
    7. More Options, Preferences & Presets 00:12:47
  2. CHAPTER 2: USING ADOBE BRIDGE
    1. Introduction 00:00:06
    2. Managing Color Settings 00:05:38
    3. Organizing Files 00:10:12
    4. Batch Renaming & Generating a PDF Contact Sheet 00:05:24
    5. Metadata, Keywords, Filters & Find 00:08:46
    6. Creating a Panoramic Image Using Photomerge® 00:03:46
    7. Creating a Web Photo Gallery 00:08:00
    8. Exporting a PDF Slideshow 00:05:28
  3. CHAPTER 3: TIME-SAVING TIPS
    1. Introduction 00:00:06
    2. Tips for Creating Print Documents 00:15:57
    3. Tips for Creating Web Documents 00:11:56
    4. Recording Actions & Creating a Droplet 00:08:35
    5. Using the History Panel 00:06:25
  4. CHAPTER 4: MAKING SELECTIONS
    1. Introduction 00:00:06
    2. Using the Pen Tool 00:11:40
    3. Using the Marquee Selection Tools & the Magic Wand Tool 00:10:27
    4. Removing a Background with Magic Eraser & Defringe 00:07:31
    5. Using the Quick Selection Tool & Refining a Mask 00:07:54
    6. Compositing 00:08:04
    7. Using Channels to Save & Load Selections 00:06:03
    8. Working with Pantone® & Other Spot Colors 00:13:12
  5. CHAPTER 5: PAINTING & RETOUCHING
    1. Introduction 00:00:06
    2. Using a Custom Brush, Quick Mask Mode & Rotate Canvas 00:06:49
    3. Using Channels for Complex Selections 00:04:47
    4. The Healing Brushes, Creating Patterns & the Patch Tool 00:07:46
    5. Using the Clone Stamp Tool & Clone Source Panel 00:07:06
    6. Working with Layer Blending Modes 00:11:04
    7. Changing a Color with the Color Blending Mode & an Adjustment Layer 00:03:44
  6. CHAPTER 6: CREATING COMPOSITIONS
    1. Introduction 00:00:06
    2. Keyboard Shortcuts for Working with Layers 00:08:51
    3. Keyboard Shortcuts for Transparency & Grouping 00:06:44
    4. Combining Vector & Pixel Masks 00:08:54
    5. Applying Blending Modes & Layer Styles 00:07:46
    6. Saving Versions of Layer Comps 00:05:20
    7. Creating Knockouts & Clipping Groups 00:08:20
  7. CHAPTER 7: NON-DESTRUCTIVE EDITING
    1. Introduction 00:00:06
    2. Editing Smart Objects 00:13:41
    3. Working with Smart Filters 00:09:59
    4. Using Adjustment Layers with Smart Objects, Part 1 00:10:55
    5. Using Adjustment Layers with Smart Objects, Part 2 00:06:06
  8. CHAPTER 8: COLOR CORRECTION
    1. Introduction 00:00:06
    2. Understanding Color Settings 00:14:16
    3. Removing a Color Cast by Adjusting Curves 00:10:32
    4. Adjusting Curves, Hue/Saturation & Unsharp Mask 00:11:37
    5. Correcting Skin Tone 00:06:32
  9. CHAPTER 9: CREATING VECTOR ARTWORK
    1. Introduction 00:00:06
    2. Content-Aware Scaling & Creating Vector Text 00:10:06
    3. Working with Custom Vector Shapes 00:04:49
    4. Creating a Custom Shape from an Illustrator® Path 00:04:17
  10. CHAPTER 10: CREATING IMAGES FOR THE WEB
    1. Introduction 00:00:06
    2. Optimizing Files 00:11:30
    3. Slicing Images for the Web Using CSS or Tables 00:09:28
    4. Creating Basic Frame Animations & Saving for the Web 00:09:00
  11. CHAPTER 11: WORKING WITH 3D & ANIMATION
    1. Introduction 00:00:06
    2. Creating a 3D Sphere & Using the 3D Tools 00:09:13
    3. Editing a 3D Texture 00:02:50
    4. Animating 3D Objects 00:05:21
    5. Exporting & Resizing an Animation 00:01:56
    6. Credits 00:00:12