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

Photoshop CC 2015

Video Description

In this Photoshop CC 2015 training course, expert author Andy Anderson will teach you everything you need to know to edit your images using this powerful photo editing software from Adobe. This course is designed for the absolute beginner, meaning no previous experience with Photoshop is required.

You will start by learning the basics of color management, then jump into learning how to organize with Bridge. From there, Andy will teach you how to create and save documents, work in Adobe Photoshop, and how to work with layers, masks, and selection tools. This video tutorial also covers topics including working with color and adjustment layers, moving images, using the brushes and retouching tools, and working with layers, filters and blending modes. Finally, you will learn how to create a PDF presentation, and how to print and export Photoshop files.

Once you have completed this computer based training course, you will be fully capable of using Photoshop to edit your images. Working files are included, allowing you to follow along with the author throughout the lessons.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Introduction 00:01:08
    2. Using The Exercise Files 00:01:15
    3. About Andy 00:04:16
    4. Andys Top Ten 00:05:07
  2. Color Management Basics
    1. Introduction 00:01:04
    2. Introduction To Color Management 00:04:48
    3. Calibrating Your Color Display 00:03:52
    4. Choose A Color Space 00:02:47
    5. Synchronizing Color Settings 00:02:18
    6. Customizing Color Settings 00:02:38
    7. Acquiring Up-To-Date Printer Profiles 00:02:08
    8. Changing Color Profiles 00:02:35
  3. Organizing With Bridge
    1. Introduction 00:01:05
    2. Essential Bridge Preferences 00:05:32
    3. Downloading Photos From A Camera 00:03:45
    4. The Bridge Interface 00:05:26
    5. Opening Images In Bridge 00:02:32
    6. Customizing The Bridge Workspace 00:02:04
    7. Saving Custom Workspaces 00:03:13
    8. Creating Image Stacks 00:03:18
    9. Searching For Files 00:02:44
    10. Working With Favorites 00:03:16
    11. Working With Keywords And Filters 00:05:13
    12. Organizing With Collections 00:04:55
  4. Camera Raw
    1. Introduction 00:00:59
    2. What Is Camera Raw 00:03:52
    3. Essential Camera Raw Preferences 00:05:50
    4. Loading Exercise Files 00:06:37
    5. Working With The Basic Tab 00:05:56
    6. Image Correction With Tonal Curve 00:04:29
    7. Using The Detail Tab 00:04:44
    8. HLS And Grayscale Controls 00:03:59
    9. Split Toning 00:03:09
    10. Working In Lens Correction 00:08:27
    11. Using The Dehaze Effect 00:02:17
    12. Synchronizing Files And Presets 00:03:22
  5. Creating And Saving Documents
    1. Introduction 00:00:47
    2. Creating A New Document 00:03:49
    3. Saving Time With Presets 00:02:16
    4. Using Artboards 00:04:04
    5. Working With Device Preview 00:01:27
    6. Saving Files 00:06:32
  6. Working In Adobe Photoshop
    1. Introduction 00:00:40
    2. The Photoshop Interface 00:05:48
    3. Working Through Adobe Preferences 00:07:44
    4. Arranging Documents 00:04:00
    5. Controlling Image Size 00:04:33
    6. Changing The Screen Mode 00:03:45
    7. Changing The Photoshop Workspace 00:04:36
    8. Saving Custom Workspaces 00:03:32
    9. Utilizing The Photoshop Library 00:02:46
  7. Layer Essentials
    1. Introduction 00:00:39
    2. Layers 101 00:04:26
    3. The Background 00:05:19
    4. Layer Selection Tricks 00:03:19
    5. Stacking And Grouping Layers 00:04:19
    6. Layer Panel Options 00:05:31
    7. Merging Versus Flattening 00:03:17
  8. Selection And Masks
    1. Introduction 00:00:42
    2. Selection 101 00:03:03
    3. Working With The Marquee Tools 00:06:18
    4. Working With The Lasso Tools 00:10:09
    5. Working With The Wand Tools 00:09:19
    6. Working With Refine Edge And Layer Masks 00:08:30
    7. Using Quick Selection 00:04:15
    8. Working With Focus Area 00:02:33
  9. Photoshop And History
    1. Introduction 00:00:41
    2. History Panel Options 00:05:27
    3. Working With Snapshots 00:04:14
    4. The Amazing History Brush 00:07:05
    5. Getting Creative With History 00:05:43
    6. Working With The Art History Brush 00:02:47
  10. Working With Color
    1. Introduction 00:00:40
    2. Color Versus Bit Depth 00:06:12
    3. Photoshop Color Spaces 00:06:28
    4. Using The Color Picker 00:04:42
    5. Selecting Colors From An Image 00:02:45
    6. Working In The Color Panel 00:04:04
    7. The Eyedropper Tool 00:03:01
    8. The Swatches Panel 00:06:04
    9. The Library Connection 00:02:00
  11. Adjustment Layer Basics
    1. Introduction 00:00:50
    2. Working With Adjustment Layers 00:03:07
    3. Adjustment Layer Settings 00:05:27
    4. Saving And Moving Presets 00:03:52
    5. Using Adjustment Layer Masks 00:03:26
  12. More On Adjustments
    1. Introduction 00:00:41
    2. Loading The Exercise Files 00:03:04
    3. Correcting Images With Levels 00:07:26
    4. Applying Photo Filters 00:05:52
    5. Working With Exposure And Layer Masks 00:02:57
    6. Down And Dirty Dodging And Burning 00:03:57
    7. Performing A Grayscale Conversion 00:04:00
    8. Working With Vibrance 00:03:37
    9. Using The Auto Commands 00:02:57
    10. Working With Smart Filters 00:03:01
    11. Tinting Images Using Blending Modes 00:02:50
  13. Moving Images
    1. Introduction 00:00:41
    2. Controlling Clipboard Memory 00:03:53
    3. Copying In Single And Multiple Documents 00:08:36
    4. Moving Layers Between Documents 00:02:58
    5. Working With Align And Distribute 00:05:21
    6. Creating A New Document From A Layer 00:01:38
    7. Working With Photomerge 00:03:00
  14. Photoshop Brush Essentials
    1. Introduction 00:00:36
    2. The Photoshop Brush Tool 00:05:35
    3. Controlling The Brush 00:02:57
    4. Working With Blending Modes 00:04:25
    5. Working With The Brush Panel 00:06:08
    6. Creating A New Brush 00:05:04
    7. A Peek At The Mixer Brush Tool 00:05:08
  15. Retouching Essentials
    1. Introduction 00:00:35
    2. Working With Match Color 00:05:07
    3. The Replace Color Command 00:02:52
    4. The Color Replacement Tool 00:04:45
    5. Retouching Teeth And Eyes 00:04:14
    6. The Clone Tool 00:05:11
    7. The Spot Healing And Healing Brush Tools 00:05:15
  16. Layer Goodies And More
    1. Introduction 00:00:47
    2. Loading Exercise Files 00:00:39
    3. Opacity Versus Fill 00:02:51
    4. Blending Multiple Layers 00:07:37
    5. Creating A Clipping Group 00:04:07
    6. Creating A Photo Collection With Layer Masks 00:06:45
    7. Working With Puppet Warp 00:04:27
    8. Working With Perspective Warp 00:05:35
    9. Creating An HDR Image 00:06:05
  17. Layers, Filters, And Blending Modes
    1. Introduction 00:00:51
    2. Using Smart Filter Layers 00:04:22
    3. The Filter Gallery 00:05:36
    4. Making Fire 00:04:42
    5. Growing Trees 00:02:37
    6. Generating A Frame 00:02:31
    7. Painting With Blending Modes 00:05:05
    8. Aging An Image Non-Destructively 00:03:53
  18. Working With Adobe Type
    1. Introduction 00:00:49
    2. Using Adobe Typekit 00:03:34
    3. Creating Editable Text 00:05:19
    4. The Character Panel 00:07:24
    5. Working With Paragraph Text 00:06:28
    6. Working With Text Masks 00:03:34
    7. Creating Character And Paragraph Styles 00:09:12
    8. Applying Character And Paragraph Styles 00:03:40
  19. Good Things
    1. Introduction 00:00:38
    2. Creating And Saving Styles 00:06:59
    3. Placing Images 00:03:45
    4. Working With Warp Text 00:03:30
    5. Blending Options 00:03:19
  20. Presentation
    1. Introduction 00:00:45
    2. Creating A Vignette 00:05:07
    3. Creating An Artistic Border 00:02:53
    4. Adding A Watermark 00:04:03
    5. Creating A Contact Sheet 00:02:51
    6. Creating A PDF Presentation 00:02:50
    7. Working With Layer Comps 00:04:56
    8. Exporting Layer Comps 00:02:13
  21. Printing And Exporting Photoshop Files
    1. Introduction 00:00:55
    2. Cropping Techniques For Print 00:02:58
    3. Soft Proofing And Gamut Warning 00:04:10
    4. ICC Profiles And Printing 00:04:57
    5. Saving For Other Applications 00:04:25
    6. Working With Export Options 00:02:34
    7. Wrap up 00:01:39