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Learning Adobe Photoshop CC

Video Description

Updated for the 2014 Release
In this Adobe Photoshop CC (2014 Release) training course from Andy Anderson, you will learn how to use the worlds most popular graphics and photo editing software. This training is designed for the absolute beginner, and you will learn Photoshop from the ground up, with no prior experience required.
Andy has years of training experience, and breaks down the features and tools of Photoshop into easily understood parts, increasing your ability to understand and retain the information. You will learn how to: organize your files using Adobe Bridge, work with Camera Raw images, create and manage color in an image, utilize layers in Photoshop and work with filters. Andy shows you how to use tools such as dodge and burn, the magic wand, brushes, cloning and healing, and even Type in Photoshop. With almost 13 hours of instruction in this Photoshop CC tutorial, you will learn more than can be possibly listed here!
By the time you have completed this video based training for Adobe Photoshop CC, you will be familiar with the tools available to you in this graphics editing and creation software, and how to apply them to your own projects. Working files are included, allowing you to follow along with the author throughout the lessons.

Table of Contents

  1. 01. Getting Started
    1. Introduction 00:02:10
    2. About Andy Anderson 00:02:58
  2. 02. Photoshop Essentials
    1. Introduction 00:01:07
    2. The Photoshop Interface 00:06:25
    3. Communicating Between Macintosh And Windows 00:04:06
    4. Raster Versus Vector Images 00:03:22
    5. Bit Depth And Image Information 00:04:34
  3. 03. Getting Efficient
    1. Introduction 00:01:17
    2. Essential Preference Settings 00:08:13
    3. Synchronizing Photoshop Settings 00:03:03
    4. The New Experimental Features Manager 00:01:15
    5. Setting Up Color Preferences 00:04:18
    6. Controlling Photoshop Menus 00:04:02
    7. Saving Time With Shortcuts 00:04:06
    8. Organizing Photoshop Panels 00:05:01
    9. Creating Custom Workspaces 00:04:28
    10. Linked Smart Objects 00:06:38
  4. 04. Viewing And Controlling Images
    1. Introduction 00:01:10
    2. Opening Images In Photoshop 00:04:59
    3. Working With File Information 00:04:13
    4. Changing The Photoshop View 00:03:21
    5. Using The Zoom And Hand Tool 00:04:21
    6. The Navigator Panel 00:03:08
  5. 05. The Amazing Adobe Bridge
    1. Introduction 00:01:27
    2. Adobe Bridge 101 00:07:09
    3. Adjusting The Workspace 00:03:29
    4. Modifying Bridge Preferences 00:05:14
    5. Using Favorites To Control Workflow 00:03:23
    6. Organizing Images Using Ratings And Labels 00:05:36
    7. Using Keywords And Collections 00:09:58
    8. Controlling Image Information 00:04:27
    9. Going Beyond Image Organization 00:04:23
  6. 06. Working With The Camera Raw Plug-In
    1. Introduction 00:01:11
    2. What Is Camera Raw? 00:05:13
    3. Setting Up ACR Preferences 00:10:24
    4. A Spin Around The ACR Interface 00:12:42
    5. Camera Raw Preview Features 00:02:49
    6. Basic Adjustments And Snapshots 00:09:17
    7. Working With Multiple Images 00:03:48
    8. Selectively Adjusting Images 00:04:43
    9. Generating Presets in Camera Raw 00:02:34
    10. Saving ACR Images 00:05:37
  7. 07. Photoshop And The World Of Color
    1. Introduction 00:00:51
    2. Modifying Colorsync Preferences 00:05:56
    3. Monitor Calibration With A Spyder 00:05:56
    4. Creating A Color-Friendly Workspace 00:03:05
    5. Working With Color Balance 00:05:59
    6. Down And Dirty Color Cast Removal 00:05:30
    7. Using Destructive And Non-Destructive Adjustments 00:04:30
    8. Applying Color Tints To An Image 00:05:13
    9. Turning Hue And Saturation Into A Precision Tool 00:02:43
    10. From The Swatches Panel To The World Wide Web 00:05:12
    11. New Color Panel Features 00:01:51
  8. 08. The Amazing Photoshop Layers Panel
    1. Introduction 00:01:06
    2. The Layers Panel Explained 00:11:27
    3. Aligning Images Within Multiple Layers 00:07:00
    4. Reducing Chaos With Layer Groups 00:04:11
    5. Backgrounds And Layers 00:04:23
    6. Stacking, Copying, And Deleting Layers 00:03:28
    7. Merging Layer Techniques 00:05:00
    8. Non-Destructive Layer Vignettes 00:04:54
    9. Creating Subfolders With Generate 00:04:30
  9. 09. Photoshop And Blending Modes
    1. Introduction 00:01:01
    2. The Basics Of Blending Modes 00:06:18
    3. Normal And Dissolve Blending Modes 00:02:26
    4. Layer Opacity Versus Fill 00:03:47
    5. The Darken Blending Modes 00:04:07
    6. The Lighten Blending Modes 00:03:27
    7. The Contrast Blending Modes 00:05:10
    8. The Invert And Tonal Blending Modes 00:04:29
    9. The Brush Tool And Blending Modes 00:05:11
    10. Accessing The Most Recently Used Brush 00:02:02
    11. Identifying Modified Brushes 00:01:25
  10. 10. Gaining Control With Adjustment Layers
    1. Introduction 00:01:02
    2. Understanding Adjustment Layers 00:06:12
    3. Adjusting Image Exposure 00:05:29
    4. Controlling Adjustments with Layer Links 00:04:51
    5. Working With Adjustment Layer Masks 00:06:53
    6. Sharing Adjustments With Other Images 00:03:15
    7. Using Gradients With Adjustment Layers 00:04:26
  11. 11. Working With Layer Styles
    1. Introduction 00:01:11
    2. Understanding Layer Styles 00:04:20
    3. Generating A Flexible Drop Shadow 00:07:44
    4. Down And Dirty Neon 00:03:01
    5. Working With Bevels And Pattern Overlays 00:05:46
    6. Creating A Classic Wax Seal 00:08:25
  12. 12. Photoshop And The World Of Vector
    1. Introduction 00:01:07
    2. Generating Vector Paths 00:10:07
    3. Creating Vector Shapes 00:05:56
    4. Editing Vector Paths And Shapes 00:06:52
    5. Generating Complex Vector Paths 00:05:15
    6. Working Between Vector And Raster 00:07:25
    7. Creating A Clipping Path 00:03:38
    8. Generating Custom Shapes 00:03:54
  13. 13. Editing Selective Portions Of An Image
    1. Introduction 00:01:05
    2. Introduction To Dodging, Burning, And Sponging 00:06:50
    3. Performing A Dodge And Burn 00:06:20
    4. Removing Color Saturation With Sponge 00:03:45
    5. Dodging And Burning The Non-Destructive Way 00:06:03
    6. Controlling Dodge And Burn With Gradients 00:03:26
    7. Efficient Control With Tool Presets 00:03:00
  14. 14. Cloning, Healing, And More
    1. Introduction 00:01:13
    2. Cloning Techniques 00:10:15
    3. Using The Healing Brushes 00:04:40
    4. Removing Unwanted Background Objects 00:04:51
    5. Working With Facial Features 00:03:34
    6. Whitening Teeth 00:04:05
    7. Adding A Dash Of Color 00:02:51
    8. Moving Objects 00:03:33
    9. Removing Red Eye 00:02:39
    10. Cropping, Straightening, And Perspective 00:05:57
    11. Perspective Warp 00:08:03
  15. 15. From Color To Grayscale
    1. Introduction 00:01:08
    2. Conversion Basics 00:03:45
    3. Allowing Photoshop To Make The Conversion 00:04:05
    4. Using The Black And White Adjustment 00:02:39
    5. The Ansel Adams Effect 00:03:54
  16. 16. Working With Photoshop Filters
    1. Introduction 00:01:12
    2. Smart Filters And The Filter Gallery 00:05:30
    3. Controlling A Filter's Opacity And Blending Mode 00:02:40
    4. Generating Cool Oil Paintings 00:03:02
    5. Creative Use Of The High Pass Filter 00:02:47
    6. Using The Render Filter To Generate A Faux Sky 00:04:18
    7. Working With Vanishing Point 00:09:23
    8. Scripted Patterns 00:08:31
  17. 17. Creative Image Manipulation
    1. Introduction 00:02:09
    2. Tricks With Displacement Map 00:07:50
    3. Creative Uses For Liquify 00:05:19
    4. Multiple Layer Blending Mode Techniques 00:04:47
    5. Methods For Cropping And Straightening 00:04:19
    6. Changing An Image's Perspective 00:02:25
    7. Shake Reduction 00:03:05
    8. Working With Puppet Warp 00:05:54
  18. 18. Essential Selection Techniques
    1. Introduction 00:01:38
    2. Essential Selections 00:09:00
    3. Basic Selection Techniques 00:10:28
    4. The Magic Wand And Quick Selection Tools 00:06:41
    5. Working With Refine Edge 00:06:43
    6. Using The Content Aware Options 00:06:25
    7. Atypical Selections With Grow And Similar 00:01:33
    8. Selection By Color Range 00:03:42
    9. Smart Selection Techniques With Quick Mask 00:04:21
    10. Saving Selections As Channels 00:06:38
  19. 19. Saving Time With Actions
    1. Introduction 00:01:17
    2. Generating An Action From Scratch 00:06:58
    3. Applying And Modifying An Action 00:04:47
    4. Working Smart With Batch Processing 00:05:26
    5. The Amazing Droplet Feature 00:03:28
  20. 20. Levels And Curves Basics
    1. Introduction 00:01:39
    2. The Basics Of Levels 00:06:37
    3. Working With Levels And Masks 00:04:43
    4. Adding Contrast With Levels 00:05:01
    5. Curves 101 00:04:48
    6. Curves Color Correction Basics 00:04:03
  21. 21. Custom Brushes And History Brushes
    1. Introduction 00:01:31
    2. Brushes For The Sake Of Brushes 00:09:06
    3. Working With Existing Brushes 00:06:25
    4. Creating Custom Brushes 00:07:51
    5. Controlling Brushes With The Brush Panel 00:06:42
    6. The Amazing History Brush 00:08:44
    7. Recording The History Of An Image 00:03:03
  22. 22. Photoshop And The Type Connection
    1. Introduction 00:01:23
    2. The Basics Of Photoshop Type 00:07:43
    3. Character And Paragraph Formatting 00:04:18
    4. Creating Character And Paragraph Styles 00:05:45
    5. Warping And Rasterizing Text 00:02:27
    6. Using Type As A Mask 00:04:31
    7. Stylizing Text 00:03:24
    8. The World Of 3D 00:03:46
  23. 23. Photoshop Output Options
    1. Introduction 00:01:23
    2. Photoshop's Top File Formats 00:08:27
    3. Controlling Out-Of-Gamut Colors 00:06:39
    4. Assigning Versus Converting Color Profiles 00:05:18
    5. Outputting To Behance 00:01:45
    6. Photoshop And Images To The Web 00:07:26
    7. Conclusion 00:01:43