O'Reilly logo

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Adobe® Photoshop® CS5 Extended: Advanced

Video Description

Total Training for Adobe Photoshop CS5 Advanced is the perfect way to move from Photoshop novice to Photoshop expert. Follow along with advanced techniques and time-saving tips the pros use, including power user essentials, advanced layers, masks and selections, painting, raw file editing, working with 3D, Video and Animation, Retouching, Compositing and more. By the time you are done with this series, you will have learned how to produce high-quality, professional-level results image after image. This series is perfect for the beginner or intermediate digital artists who want to hone their photoshop skills and learn the advanced techniques of this powerful image-editing software.

Table of Contents

  1. CHAPTER 1: SETTING UP FOR SUCCESS
    1. Introduction 00:00:07
    2. Setting User Preferences 00:12:46
    3. Understanding Color Settings 00:08:40
    4. Customizing the Workspace 00:07:46
    5. Viewing & Navigating Images 00:07:36
  2. CHAPTER 2: POWER USER ESSENTIALS
    1. Introduction 00:00:14
    2. Customizing Keyboard Shortcuts 00:08:06
    3. Recording a Simple Action 00:09:07
    4. Creating & Saving Complex Actions 00:15:25
    5. Batch Processing Images 00:07:16
  3. CHAPTER 3: GLOBAL IMAGE ENHANCEMENTS
    1. Introduction 00:00:07
    2. Levels & Curves Adjustments 00:11:25
    3. Color Balancing Techniques 00:08:55
    4. Changing Hue & Saturation 00:05:44
    5. Removing Lens Distortions 00:10:31
    6. Content-Aware Scaling 00:05:32
  4. CHAPTER 4: MAKING SELECTIONS
    1. Introduction 00:00:07
    2. Contrast, Luminance & Color Selections 00:09:43
    3. Training the Quick Selection Tool 00:07:04
    4. Converting Channels & Selections 00:05:41
    5. Refining Selection Edges 00:06:03
    6. Use Edge Detection with Smart Radius & Output the Selection 00:08:43
    7. Tracing Shapes with the Pen Tool 00:09:17
    8. Separating an Object from its Background with the Pen Tool 00:07:26
  5. CHAPTER 5: LAYERS & MASKS
    1. Head 00:00:07
    2. Managing Layers 00:09:25
    3. Editing with Adjustment Layers & Layer Masks 00:12:28
    4. Understanding Blending Modes 00:12:36
    5. Layer Blending Options 00:06:48
  6. CHAPTER 6: RETOUCHING & COMPOSITING
    1. Introduction 00:00:07
    2. Performing Content-Aware Heals & Fills 00:15:13
    3. Using Puppet Warp 00:08:35
    4. Extending Depth of Field with Auto-Blend 00:04:51
    5. Merging to HDR Pro & HDR Toning 00:12:06
  7. CHAPTER 7: PAINTING
    1. Introduction 00:00:07
    2. The HUD Color Picker & Converting Type to a Path 00:07:03
    3. Natural Media Brushes & Brush Dynamics 00:12:26
    4. Working with the Mixer Brush Tool 00:09:11
  8. CHAPTER 8: ADVANCED RAW FILE EDITING
    1. Introduction 00:00:07
    2. Process Versions 00:03:36
    3. Using the Tone Curve 00:11:15
    4. Adding Grain & Reducing Noise 00:10:06
    5. Image Sharpening 00:11:39
    6. Moving Images into Photoshop 00:07:38
  9. CHAPTER 9: 3D, VIDEO & ANIMATION
    1. Introduction 00:00:07
    2. Creating 3D Objects 00:06:30
    3. Manipulating 3D Objects 00:07:32
    4. Creating 3D Text with Repoussé 00:13:20
    5. Using Video Adjustment Layers 00:05:26
    6. Creating & Exporting an Animation 00:16:41
  10. CHAPTER 10: IMAGES FOR WEB & PRINT
    1. Introduction 00:00:07
    2. Creating Slices & Rollovers 00:12:59
    3. Softproofing 00:09:18
    4. Credits 00:00:12