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Adobe Photoshop CS6

Video Description

Ready to take your Photoshop skills to the next level? Dive in with award-winning software trainer, artist, and designer Geoff Blake; he will teach you how to take your Photoshop skills to the max. First, he'll introduce the new Photoshop CS6 interface and show you how to make it your own. Then, you'll learn techniques for handling files and working efficiently in the Photoshop environment. Following this, you'll see how to create accurate selections, work with layers, and use masks and alpha channels. Next, jump into photo retouching and color correction, where you'll be introduced to some new productivity methods in Photoshop CS6. Finally, discover how to apply special effects to your images, both destructively and non-destructively. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

Table of Contents

  1. Course Overview
    1. Overview 00:02:40
  2. Getting Started with Photoshop
    1. Understanding Raster Graphics 00:05:04
    2. A Look at the New Darkened Interface 00:04:12
    3. Touring the Redesigned Interface 00:04:55
    4. Photoshop Toolbox 00:06:56
    5. Photoshop Palettes 00:07:54
    6. Additional Palette Options 00:04:44
    7. Setting Photoshop Preferences 00:06:44
  3. Navigating & Working with Files
    1. Customizing the Interface 00:05:27
    2. Exploring & Saving Workspaces 00:05:30
    3. Creating New Blank Documents 00:06:02
    4. Opening Files 00:03:10
    5. Handling Multiple Files 00:05:23
    6. Zooming In & Out 00:04:48
    7. Navigation & Zooming Techniques 00:03:04
    8. Getting Around with the Navigator 00:03:35
    9. Additional Navigation Techniques 00:03:19
    10. Photoshop Screen Modes 00:04:01
  4. Photoshop Productivity Techniques
    1. Undoing Steps with History 00:06:48
    2. Additional History Options 00:06:27
    3. Reverting Files 00:03:28
    4. Using New Auto-Save & Auto-Recovery 00:03:43
    5. Saving & Understanding File Formats 00:04:40
    6. Finding Files with Mini Bridge 00:05:36
  5. Resizing & Cropping Images
    1. Getting Started 00:07:43
    2. Touring the Image Size Dialog 00:06:32
    3. Understanding PPI / DPI / LPI 00:03:21
    4. Using the Image Size Dialog 00:05:09
    5. Understanding Resampling pt. 1 00:03:32
    6. Understanding Resampling pt. 2 00:07:04
    7. Resizing without Resampling 00:07:05
    8. Resizing Using Resampling 00:05:00
    9. Traditional Cropping 00:04:54
    10. New Crop Features pt. 1 00:05:34
    11. New Crop Features pt. 2 00:05:18
    12. Resizing the Canvas 00:06:37
  6. Working with Selections
    1. Getting Started with Selections 00:04:29
    2. Creating Elliptical Selections 00:08:19
    3. Moving & Floating Selections 00:04:17
    4. Transforming Selections 00:06:22
    5. Creating Selections with the Magic Wand 00:04:49
    6. Using the Free Transform Command 00:06:10
    7. Using the Polygonal Selection Tool 00:06:21
    8. Combining Selection Tools 00:05:47
    9. Using the Magnetic Lasso Tool 00:06:33
    10. Using the Quick Selection Tool 00:06:21
  7. Working with Layers
    1. A Tour of the Layers Panel 00:05:13
    2. Pulling Objects from Backgrounds pt. 1 00:06:41
    3. Pulling Objects from Backgrounds pt. 2 00:04:35
    4. Combining Images 00:05:17
    5. New Layers & Filling Selections 00:05:06
    6. Working with Smart Objects 00:07:46
    7. Introducing Layer Styles 00:05:53
    8. Additional Layer Style Effects 00:05:49
    9. Blending Modes & Opacity 00:05:09
    10. Organizing Layers with Layer Groups 00:04:44
    11. Additional Layer Techniques 00:05:39
    12. Creating & Formatting Text 00:04:20
    13. Using Paragraph Text 00:05:49
    14. Using Photoshops New Text Styles 00:06:14
    15. Filtering Layers by Type 00:04:42
  8. Photoshop Masking Techniques
    1. Creating Selections with Color Range 00:07:04
    2. A First Look at Quick Mask Mode 00:03:58
    3. Understanding Quick Mask Mode 00:04:08
    4. Quick Mask Mode Techniques 00:05:07
    5. Saving & Reloading Selections 00:05:35
    6. Editing Alpha Channels 00:04:26
    7. Introducing Layer Masks 00:04:28
    8. Another Method for Initiating a Mask 00:04:54
    9. Techniques for Faster Masking 00:05:49
    10. Enabling / Disabling / Unlinking Masks 00:03:37
    11. Creating Clipping Groups 00:05:15
  9. Photo Retouching
    1. Removing Red Eye 00:03:06
    2. Using the Clone Stamp Tool 00:05:26
    3. Using the New Content-Aware Patch Tool 00:04:19
  10. Color Correcting Photos
    1. Understanding Color Modes 00:06:37
    2. How RGB & CMYK Work 00:04:52
    3. Understanding Black Point & White Point 00:05:34
    4. Using the Auto Correction 00:05:53
    5. Getting Started with Brightness/Contrast 00:04:55
    6. Using Hue/Saturation 00:04:15
    7. Understanding Histograms 00:04:14
    8. Correcting with Levels 00:05:52
    9. Introducing Curves 00:05:40
    10. Non-Destructive Correcting 00:06:58
    11. New Auto Correct Options in CS6 00:04:19
  11. Filters & Effects
    1. Getting Started with Filters 00:05:13
    2. Working with the Filter Gallery 00:05:54
    3. Using Filters Non-Destructively 00:04:51
    4. Tilt-Shift Effects & Lens Blur 00:06:46
  12. Conclusion
    1. Course Wrap Up 00:02:45
  13. Credits
    1. About the Author 00:00:53