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Adobe Photoshop CS6

Video Description

In this Adobe Photoshop CS6 video training course expert author and trainer Andy Anderson introduces you to the basics of this graphics software from Adobe. Photoshop is a huge and complex program, but Andy breaks it down into bite-sized pieces that anyone, from beginner to more experienced users can understand and follow. This course is designed for a beginner, and no prior knowledge of Photoshop is assumed.
This tutorial covers the essential features of Photoshop that everyone should be familiar with. Andy starts by taking you through the interface, including the preference setup. Once you are familiar with navigating and finding tools, you cover topics such as Adobe Bridge, Camera Raw, adjusting color, layers, blending, adjustments, the pen tool and paths, as well as dodging and burning. With over 13 hours in this software training video, you also go into detail with filters, manipulating images, selections, levels and curves, and so much more.
By the conclusion of this video tutorial for Adobe Photoshop CS6, you will have a clear understanding of what Photoshop has to offer, and how you can use the available tools, and apply the demonstrated techniques to enhance your own images. Working files are included to allow you to practice alongside the author as he teaches you during this course.

Table of Contents

  1. Getting Started
    1. Welcome To Photoshop CS6 00:03:58
    2. Working With The Exercise Files 00:03:38
  2. Photoshop CS6 Essentials
    1. Chapter 2 Intro 00:01:02
    2. A Peek At Photoshop CS6 - Part 1 00:09:06
    3. A Peek At Photoshop CS6 - Part 2 00:08:19
    4. The New Photoshop CS6 Interface 00:03:13
    5. The Macintosh / Windows Connection 00:01:52
    6. Photoshop And Resolution Independent Images 00:03:00
    7. Bit Depth And Image Information 00:02:14
  3. Getting Started
    1. Chapter 3 Intro 00:01:45
    2. Essential Preference Settings 00:10:02
    3. Setting Up Color Preferences 00:03:05
    4. Controlling Photoshop CS6 Menus 00:04:27
    5. Saving Time With Shortcuts 00:05:36
    6. Organizing Photoshop CS6 Panels 00:05:46
    7. Creating User-Generated Workspaces 00:04:11
    8. Using Screen Modes And The Tab Key 00:02:40
    9. Working With Configurator 00:05:08
  4. Viewing - Controlling Images
    1. Chapter 4 Intro 00:01:06
    2. Opening Individual Images 00:03:03
    3. Opening Multiple Images 00:02:38
    4. Working With File Information 00:05:32
    5. Changing The Photoshop View 00:02:43
    6. Working With The Zoom Tool 00:03:41
    7. Controlling Images With The Navigation Panel 00:03:12
  5. Adobe Photoshop Bridge
    1. Chapter 5 Intro 00:01:33
    2. Bridge 101 00:05:48
    3. Adjusting Bridge Workspaces 00:02:54
    4. The Power Of Thumbnails 00:03:06
    5. Working With Favorites 00:03:03
    6. Using Labels And Ratings 00:03:40
    7. Managing Images With Keywords And Collections 00:09:44
    8. Adjusting Image Information 00:05:30
    9. Controlling Metadata Over Multiple Images 00:04:04
  6. Working In The Camera Raw Plug-In
    1. Chapter 6 Intro 00:01:35
    2. Setting Raw Preferences 00:06:06
    3. Taking A Spin Around The Raw Interface 00:06:42
    4. Basic Image Correction In The Raw Plug-In 00:07:29
    5. Sharpening An Image 00:05:16
    6. Removing Image Noise 00:02:56
    7. Syncing Multiple Images 00:03:11
    8. Moving Images Into Photoshop 00:03:09
    9. Options For Saving Raw Images 00:04:00
    10. Selectively Adjusting Images 00:04:57
    11. Working With Split Toning 00:02:03
    12. Adding A Bit Of Age To An Image 00:04:28
  7. Working In The World Of Color
    1. Chapter 7 Intro 00:01:26
    2. Setting Up Colorsync Preferences 00:05:43
    3. Using A Spyder To Calibrate A Computer Monitor 00:03:59
    4. Setting Up A Color-Friendly Workspace 00:03:05
    5. Using The Color Balance Adjustment 00:03:40
    6. Quick Removal Of A Color Cast 00:03:46
    7. Working With Fade And Adjustment Layers 00:03:42
    8. Applying Tints To An Photoshop Image 00:05:01
    9. Kicking Hue And Saturation Up A Level 00:03:12
  8. The Photoshop CS6 Layers Panel
    1. Chapter 8 Intro 00:01:46
    2. Layers 101 00:11:00
    3. Aligning Image Layers 00:06:50
    4. Creating Layer Groups 00:03:54
    5. Backgrounds Versus Layers 00:04:01
    6. Stacking, Copying, And Deleting Layers 00:03:17
    7. Merging Photoshop Layers 00:05:09
    8. Designing A Layer-Based Vignette 00:04:14
  9. Photoshop Blending Modes
    1. Chapter 9 Intro 00:01:04
    2. Blending Modes 101 00:04:23
    3. The Normal And Dissolve Blending Modes 00:03:02
    4. Opacity Versus The Fill Options 00:03:54
    5. The Darken Blending Modes 00:05:38
    6. The Lighten Blending Modes 00:04:19
    7. The Contrast Blending Modes 00:04:52
    8. The Invert And Tonal Blending Modes 00:06:19
    9. Using Blending Modes With The Brush Tools 00:04:10
  10. Adjustment Layers
    1. Chapter 10 Intro 00:01:09
    2. Adjustment Layers 101 00:06:21
    3. Adjusting An Image's Exposure 00:06:27
    4. Working With Clipping Groups 00:03:52
    5. Using Adjustment Layers With Masks 00:04:18
    6. Sharing Adjustments Between Images 00:04:04
    7. The Power Of Adding Gradients To Masks 00:03:09
  11. Layer Styles
    1. Chapter 11 Intro 00:01:29
    2. Layer Styles 101 00:03:06
    3. Creating A Flexible Drop Shadow 00:07:20
    4. Simple Neon With Layer Styles 00:05:37
    5. Understanding Bevel And Emboss 00:05:37
    6. Creating A Glass Button 00:09:28
    7. Saving Layer Styles 00:06:37
  12. Pen Tool And The Paths Panel
    1. Chapter 12 Intro 00:01:39
    2. Pen Tool 101 00:08:07
    3. Editing A Pen Path 00:05:30
    4. Generating A Straight-Line Path 00:08:06
    5. Complex Path Selections And Options 00:04:16
    6. Converting Vector Paths To Raster Selections 00:05:32
    7. Generating A Clipping Path 00:03:26
    8. Creating Vector Shapes In Photoshop CS6 00:03:04
  13. Controlling Selective Portions Of An Image
    1. Chapter 13 Intro 00:01:08
    2. Dodge, Burn, And Sponge 101 00:07:08
    3. Working With Dodge And Burn 00:05:31
    4. Removing Color Saturation With The Sponge 00:03:51
    5. Non-Destructive Dodging And Burning 00:05:25
    6. Dodging And Burning With Gradients 00:03:21
    7. Creating A Tool Preset 00:02:02
  14. Going Retro With Grayscale
    1. Chapter 14 Intro 00:01:24
    2. Grayscale 101 00:04:07
    3. Letting Photoshop Make The Conversion 00:03:25
    4. Controlling The Conversion To Grayscale 00:03:13
    5. A Hybrid Ansel Adams Effect 00:06:52
    6. Creating A Grayscale Portrait 00:03:51
  15. Photoshop Filters
    1. Chapter 15 Intro 00:01:11
    2. A Peek At The Photoshop Filter Gallery 00:03:30
    3. Applying Multiple Filters To A Single Image 00:03:18
    4. Non-Destructive Editing With Smart Filters 00:02:57
    5. Fading A Smart Filter Adjustment 00:03:16
    6. Creating An Oil Painting 00:03:19
    7. Creative Uses Of The High Pass Filter 00:04:30
    8. Creating Clouds 00:02:27
    9. Creating The Moon With A Lens Flair 00:03:50
    10. Working With The New Blur Filters 00:07:31
    11. Batch Processing With Len's Correction 00:02:54
  16. Fixing And Manipulating Images
    1. Chapter 16 Intro 00:01:15
    2. Creative Use Of The Displacement Map 00:06:10
    3. Multiple Images And Blending Modes 00:03:40
    4. Straightening Images 00:03:36
    5. Cropping And Straightening 00:04:36
    6. The Liquify Filter 00:03:29
    7. Working With Lens Correction 00:04:25
  17. Essentials Of Selection
    1. Chapter 17 Intro 00:01:16
    2. Selection 101 00:04:15
    3. Basic Selection Techniques And Options 00:11:10
    4. Magic Wand And Quick Selection Tools 00:08:31
    5. Understanding Refine Edge 00:08:13
    6. Content Aware Fill And Move Options 00:07:03
    7. Working With Grow And Similar 00:02:20
    8. Using The Color Range Feature 00:05:50
    9. Working With Quick Masking 00:06:18
    10. Understanding Channel Selection 00:03:57
  18. Working Smart With Actions
    1. Chapter 18 Intro 00:01:35
    2. Creating An Action 00:06:00
    3. Applying And Modifying An Action 00:06:49
    4. Creating A Batch Action 00:07:02
    5. Working Smart With Droplets 00:03:05
    6. The Allow Tool Recording Feature 00:02:45
  19. The Basics Of Levels And Curves
    1. Chapter 19 Intro 00:01:08
    2. The Power Of Adjustment Layers 00:04:29
    3. Levels 101 00:04:44
    4. Adding Contrast With Contrast 00:05:39
    5. Curves 101 00:06:09
    6. Correcting Color Casts With Curves 00:03:45
    7. Adding Color Vibrance With Lab Color And Curves 00:05:32
  20. Working With The Brush Tools
    1. Chapter 20 Intro 00:01:10
    2. Brushes 101 00:07:48
    3. Creating And Modifying Existing Brushes 00:04:13
    4. Creating Custom Brushes 00:06:24
    5. Modifying Brushes With The Brush Panel 00:07:41
    6. The Color Replacement Tool 00:10:03
    7. The Mixer Brush Tool 00:06:09
    8. Working With The History Brush And Snapshots 00:07:19
    9. Activating The History Log 00:03:46
  21. Working With Photoshop Type
    1. Chapter 21 Intro 00:01:44
    2. Photoshop Type 101 00:06:43
    3. Working With Character Formatting 00:06:31
    4. Formatting Paragraph Text 00:06:35
    5. When To Rasterize Text 00:03:57
    6. Saving Character And Paragraph Styles 00:05:55
    7. Working With Warp Text 00:03:34
    8. Using Type Masks, And The Styles Panel 00:04:36
    9. Bringing Text To Life With 3D Effects 00:04:21
  22. Outputting Photoshop Documents
    1. Chapter 22 Intro 00:01:19
    2. Photoshop Output By Format 00:10:04
    3. Generating A Soft Proof And Gamut Warning 00:07:58
    4. Assigning Color Profiles 00:02:42
    5. Working With Zoomify 00:02:49
    6. Saving Images For The World Wide Web 00:11:10
  23. Conclusion
    1. Good Bye 00:01:59