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Beginners Photoshop CS5

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Beginners Photoshop CS5

This Adobe Photoshop CS5 Tutorial DVD is narrated by Adobe expert Andy Anderson and takes you through learning the fundamentals of Adobe Photoshop CS5 using easy to follow practical examples. Starting with the basics, you will learn how to setup your work environment, open files, and perform various editing functions that Photoshop has to offer. Beyond the standard functions that Andy will instruct you on, he also covers, in some depth, color correction, layers, levels, Adobe Bridge, blending, masks, alpha channels, and much much more. Andy's witty instructional style will keep you interested and entertained throughout the whole of this training course on Adobe Photoshop CS5. By the conclusion of this instructional video, you will be fully versed in the use of the basic tools of Adobe Photoshop CS5, and able to open, edit and prepare images for use in print, or digital media such as PDF's or the Internet. Included are full work files, to allow you to learn right along with the instructor using the exact same files that he does.

Download the working files for this course at: http://www.infiniteskills.com/01597

Table of Contents

  1. Introductions Are In Order
    1. Say Hello To Andy 00:01:29
    2. Andys Ten 00:18:33
    3. Taking A Spin Around The Interface 00:06:15
    4. The Macintosh Windows Connection 00:01:52
    5. Photoshop And The Raster Format 00:03:00
    6. Bit Depth And Image Information 00:02:13
    7. Whats Coming Next 00:01:21
  2. Getting Ready To Work
    1. Chapter Intro 00:00:29
    2. Getting Started 00:03:10
    3. Setting Essential Preferences 00:07:01
    4. Setting Color Preferences 00:02:45
    5. Adjusting Menu Options 00:04:24
    6. Setting Keyboard Shortcuts 00:04:41
    7. Organizing Palettes Final 00:03:42
    8. Saving Workspaces 00:02:37
    9. Working With Screen Modes 00:03:57
    10. What We Covered 00:00:53
  3. Working With Photoshop Images
    1. Chapter Intro 00:00:28
    2. Opening A Graphic 00:02:38
    3. Three's A Crowd 00:01:59
    4. Adding File Information 00:05:11
    5. Tiling And Scrolling 00:02:09
    6. Using The Zoom Tool 00:02:56
    7. The Navigation Palette 00:02:06
    8. Using The Scroll Wheel To Zoom 00:01:55
    9. Images Conclusion 00:00:39
  4. The Amazing Bridge
    1. Chapter Intro 00:00:34
    2. The Amazing Bridge 00:03:26
    3. Organizing Bridge Workspaces 00:03:48
    4. Manipulating Thumbnails 00:03:16
    5. Creating Favorites 00:02:20
    6. Rotating Rating And Labels 00:05:07
    7. Keywords And Collections 00:08:01
    8. Working With Keywords 00:04:49
    9. Manipulating Images 00:04:43
    10. Viewing Images With The Loupe 00:01:44
    11. Creating Metadata Templates 00:04:55
    12. Quicktips Working With Stacks-Bridge 00:01:02
    13. Quicktips Locating Forgotten Files-Bridge 00:00:45
    14. Quicktips Using Photoshop Tools In Bridge 00:00:46
    15. Quicktips Locating Potential Favorites 00:00:55
  5. Cropping And Straightening
    1. Chapter Intro 00:00:26
    2. Working With The Cropping Tool Andrew 00:05:12
    3. Generating A Non-Destructive Crop 00:03:21
    4. Using Crop & Straighten 00:01:51
    5. Using The Ruler Tool To Straighten An Image 00:01:44
    6. Using The Crop Tool With Perspective 00:01:36
    7. Cropping Conclusion 00:00:45
  6. Selection
    1. Chapter Intro 00:02:01
    2. Selection 101 00:02:18
    3. Softening Selections With Anti Aliasing 00:04:11
    4. Working With The Marquee Tools 00:10:52
    5. Working With Magic Wand And Quick Selection 00:07:51
    6. Using Grow, Similar, And Inverse 00:03:57
    7. Using Quick Selection Techniques 00:04:23
    8. Using The Lasso Tools 00:05:34
    9. Using Refine Edge 00:03:42
    10. Saving Selections 00:01:21
    11. Selection Conclusion 00:00:39
  7. Working With Photoshop Text
    1. Chapter Intro 00:01:16
    2. Photoshop Text 101 00:03:45
    3. When To Rasterize A Text Layer 00:02:51
    4. Generating & Controlling Area Text 00:03:28
    5. Using The Warp Text Option 00:03:47
    6. Placing Text On A Vector Path 00:03:54
    7. Generating Wire Text 00:04:18
    8. Creating Folded Text 00:08:13
    9. Beveled Text, With A Twist 00:04:19
    10. Photoshop Text Conclusion 00:00:47
  8. Working With Photoshop Brush Tools
    1. Chapter Intro 00:01:05
    2. Photoshop Brushes & Beyond 00:06:14
    3. The Color Replacement Brush Tool 00:06:43
    4. The Mixer Brush Tool 00:04:56
    5. Creating Customized Brushes 00:08:14
    6. The History Brush 00:04:16
    7. Working With History Snapshots 00:03:59
  9. Layers
    1. Chapter Intro 00:00:34
    2. The Amazing Layers Panel 00:03:40
    3. Proper Layer Alignment 00:05:21
    4. Organizing Layers Into Groups 00:03:44
    5. Understanding Backgrounds And Layers 00:03:03
    6. Working Through Layer Options 00:04:07
    7. Layers And Stacking Order 00:03:05
    8. Merging Layers 00:06:19
    9. Creating A Non-Destructive Vignette 00:02:33
    10. Layers Conclusion 00:00:55
  10. Layer Opacity And Blend Modes
    1. Chapter Intro 00:00:52
    2. Blending Modes 101 00:02:31
    3. Opacity Versus Fill 00:03:40
    4. Normal Blending Modes 00:01:36
    5. Darken Blending Modes 00:06:05
    6. Lighten Blending Modes 00:04:23
    7. Light Blending Modes 00:08:21
    8. Invert Blending Modes 00:02:15
    9. Color Blending Modes 00:05:14
    10. Using Brush Tool Blending Modes 00:02:40
    11. Blending Modes Conclusion 00:00:44
  11. Working With Adjustment Layers
    1. Chapter Intro 00:00:33
    2. Basics Of Adjustment Layer 00:04:01
    3. Controlling Image Quality 00:02:06
    4. Working With Adjustment Layer Clipping Groups 00:02:46
    5. Using Adjustment Layer Masks 00:03:10
    6. Sharing Adjustment Layers 00:02:14
    7. Using Gradients With Adjustment Layer Masks 00:03:16
    8. Adjustment Levels Conclusion 00:00:47
  12. Layer Styles
    1. Chapter Intro 00:00:53
    2. Layer Styles 101 00:02:40
    3. Generating A Drop Shadow Layer Style 00:05:43
    4. Creating A Layer Style Neon Sign 00:03:01
    5. Working With Bevel And Emboss 00:03:51
    6. Creating A Layer Style Glass Button 00:11:38
    7. Saving Customized Layer Styles 00:03:37
  13. Masks And Alpha Channels
    1. Chapter Intro 00:00:52
    2. Masking 101 00:05:01
    3. Alpha Channels And Layer Masks 00:06:08
    4. Working With Edge Detection 00:03:47
    5. Using Masks For Exotic Borders 00:02:28
    6. Using Gradients With Masks 00:02:30
    7. Using Masks For Vignettes 00:02:18
  14. Photoshop Filters
    1. Chapter Intro 00:00:30
    2. The Photoshop Filter Gallery 00:06:27
    3. Working With Smart Layers 00:02:53
    4. Artistic Filters & Fade Blending Mode 00:08:22
    5. Blur Filters, Blending Modes, & Alpha Channels 00:07:27
    6. Brush Stroke Filters & Custom Borders 00:05:00
    7. Distort Filters, & Displacement Maps 00:05:44
    8. Noise Filters, Photo Enhancement & Brush Metal 00:06:10
    9. Pixelate Filters, & Custom Backgrounds 00:02:57
    10. Render Filter, Artificial Fog, & Lens Flairs 00:07:54
    11. Sharpen Filters & Layer Masks 00:04:32
    12. Stylize Filters & Blending Modes 00:04:30
    13. Texture Filters 00:02:41
    14. Other Filter-Antiquing And Customized Filters 00:05:35
  15. Image Size And Resolution
    1. Chapter Intro 00:00:45
    2. Resolution 101 00:05:39
    3. Working With The Image Size Command 00:05:08
    4. Defining Image Interpolation 00:03:40
    5. Working With Resampling 00:03:54
    6. The Ten Percent Rule 00:03:06
  16. Replacing - Retouching - Editing
    1. Chapter Intro 00:00:35
    2. Controlling Red Eye 00:02:26
    3. Replacing Image Color 00:03:58
    4. Whitening Teeth 00:02:25
    5. Using The Healing Brush Tool 00:03:54
    6. Working With The Spot Healing Brush 00:01:20
    7. Correcting Large Defects With The Patch Tool 00:02:58
  17. Basic Color Theory
    1. Chapter Intro 00:00:34
    2. Photoshop Color Settings 00:05:11
    3. Manual Monitor Calibration 00:07:07
    4. Spyder Monitor Calibration 00:03:55
    5. Creating A Neutral Workspace 00:03:03
    6. Adjusting Color Using Color Balance 00:03:44
    7. Fixing A Pesky Color Cast 00:02:16
    8. Use Fade Image, And Adjustment Layers 00:02:57
    9. Tinting With Hue & Saturation, And Layers 00:03:48
    10. Controlling Colors With Hue & Saturation 00:02:37
  18. Color Correction
    1. Chapter Intro 00:00:36
    2. Color Correction With A Grayscale Wedge 00:05:25
    3. The Grayscale Trick Revealed 00:03:05
    4. Manual Color Correction With Levels 00:03:34
    5. A Peek At Color Correction With Curves 00:04:04
    6. Color Correction By The Numbers 00:06:43
    7. Color Correct Lesson Wrap Up 00:00:34
  19. Shadows-Highlights-Midtones
    1. Chapter Intro 00:00:39
    2. Working With Brightness & Contrast 00:02:50
    3. Working With Luminance Blending 00:05:29
    4. Working With Photoshop Auto Features 00:04:51
    5. The Marvelous Histogram 00:04:47
    6. Color Correction With Levels 00:02:44
    7. A Peak At Using Curves 00:03:20
    8. Working With Layer Comps 00:02:22
    9. Using The Shadow Highlight Adjustment 00:01:34
  20. Dodge And Burn
    1. Chapter Intro 00:00:51
    2. Working With Dodge And Burn 00:03:36
    3. Applying Dodge, Burn, And Sponge 00:05:57
    4. Advanced Dodge & Burn Techniques 00:06:05
    5. Dodge & Burn Using A Gradient 00:03:14
  21. Converting To Black And White
    1. Chapter Intro 00:00:47
    2. Converting Images To Grayscale 00:02:18
    3. Grayscale Conversion Techniques 00:04:44
    4. Dodge & Burn With Blending Modes 00:03:56
    5. Aging An Image 00:03:57
  22. Working With Camera Raw
    1. Chapter Intro 00:01:04
    2. Working Through Camera Raw Preferences 00:05:38
    3. The Camera Raw Plugin 00:08:03
    4. Determining Image White Point 00:03:56
    5. Basic Camera Raw Image Adjustments 00:09:47
    6. Image Sharpening & Noise Reduction 00:08:17
    7. Dealing With Chromatic Aberrations 00:01:33
    8. Applying Raw Settings To Multiple Images 00:02:37
    9. Open Options In Camera Raw 00:03:08
    10. Working With 16-Bit Raw Images In Photoshop 00:02:34
    11. Understanding The DNG Format 00:02:18
    12. Adjusting A Raw Image With Split Toning 00:01:59
    13. Using The Amazing Raw Adjustment Brush 00:02:21
    14. Controlling Exposure With The Graduated Filter 00:03:11
    15. Aging An Image In The Raw Plug-In 00:04:59
    16. Quicktips Removing Redeye In The Raw Plug-In 00:00:40
    17. Quicktips Resetting Raw Preferences 00:00:47
  23. Levels
    1. Chapter Intro 00:00:52
    2. Accessing Adjustment Layers 00:04:42
    3. A Levels Primer 00:06:45
    4. Correct Color And Tone 00:03:37
    5. Working With Visible Clip Point 00:02:33
    6. Working With Adjustment Layer Masks 00:04:44
    7. Advanced Masking Techniques 00:02:23
    8. Bringing Life To An Old Image 00:03:23
    9. Levels Lesson Wrap Up 00:00:34
  24. Working With Curves
    1. Chapter Intro 00:00:36
    2. Color Modes And Bit Depth 00:05:15
    3. Understanding Curves 00:06:12
    4. Basic Curves Color Adjustment 00:04:06
    5. Basic Camera Raw Image Adjustments 00:03:02
    6. Color Correction With Midtones 00:03:40
    7. Adding Saturation With Lab Color 00:02:25
    8. Adding Contrast And Applying A Mask 00:03:41
  25. Actions And Batch Processing
    1. Chapter Intro 00:00:45
    2. Creating An Action 00:05:01
    3. Applying An Action To An Image 00:01:52
    4. Applying Actions To Multiple Images 00:05:13
    5. Creating Droplets 00:02:56
    6. Actions Wrap Up 00:00:57
  26. Saving And Printing Photoshop Documents
    1. Chapter Intro 00:00:57
    2. Saving Photoshop Files Based On Intent 00:06:35
    3. Soft Proofing A Photoshop Document 00:02:34
    4. Using The Zoomify Command 00:01:32
    5. Assigning A Profile To An Image 00:05:10
    6. Saving Images For Monitor Display 00:02:24
    7. Working With Save For Web & Devices 00:06:26
    8. Photoshop CS5 Course Wrap Up 00:01:20