NOTE: All 12 parts of this workshop will be available by 7/21/13. Your purchase includes ALL parts, even if they are not available yet.
The perfect workshop series for Photoshop beginners. This class assumes that you are new to Photoshop and want to learn how to retouch and adjust your images.
This four session workshop is a comprehensive overview of Photoshop. By the end of this workshop you’ll have the skills you need to edit your images using Photoshop.
These sessions are jam packed with hands-on activities which allow you to learn by doing. Sample files will be made available to those who purchase the workshop or for a small fee to those who wish to watch the free sessions. You don’t need the sample files to follow along but it’s highly encouraged.
The first session covers the interface, tools, and menus. The second session explains some more advanced topics including layers, masks, and sharpening. The third session puts all of your new skills to use as you retouch a portrait and scenic photograph. Our final session is open to allow us to dive in to any open questions, finish projects and wrap up the workshop without being rushed.
*Note:* This workshop will be using Photoshop CC but applies to all versions of Photoshop from CS3 and above. To follow along with the sessions you’ll need a copy of Photoshop installed on your home computer. You can download a free trial of photoshop from Adobe by clicking here or going directly to: creative.adobe.com/products/photoshop
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- Part 1 71 minsSeries Only
Mark gives you a first look at Photoshop. He discusses how the interface works and uses some of the basic tools and shortcuts. He also discusses Adobe Bridge and its integration with Photoshop.
- Part 2 49 minsSeries Only
Mark walks you through selecting and modifying your images, and discusses the difference between image size and canvas size.
- Part 3 39 minsSeries Only
Mark wraps up image and canvas size and moves on to the dodge and burn tools. He concludes with a discussion about printing resolutions and bit depth.
- Part 4 54 minsSeries Only
Mark talks about the joys of non-destructive editing and shows you some examples of what not to do when editing images. Then, he begins working with layers and the layer panel.
- Part 5 54 minsSeries Only
Mark continues his tour of the layer panel and shows you examples of layer masks using our available workshop files!
- Part 6 48 minsSeries Only
Mark finishes discussing the layer panel, then explains smart objects. He wraps up this video by discussing image sharpening, and how important it is for RAW file users.
- Part 7 46 minsSeries Only
Mark Discusses Histograms and touches on Adobe Camera Raw. Then he shows you how to merge layers and discusses levels.
- Part 8 51 minsSeries Only
Mark continues to talk about levels and curves and then moves on to skin retouching and uses adjustment layers to add a vignette and a high pass filter for sharpening.
- Part 9 56 minsSeries Only
Mark shows you how to use a noise filter and then shows you how to retouch photos for the Glamour Skin look.
- Part 10 50 minsSeries Only
Mark processes a JPEG in Adobe Camera Raw and then answers a viewer question about adding a 'grunge' effect.
- Part 11 54 minsSeries Only
Mark shows off the gradient tool to finish his grunge effect, then walks you through Black and White conversion for landscape photography. He then shows you Colorizing and discusses the difference between opacity and flow. This chapter finishes off with marks tutorial on compositing!
- Part 12 41 minsSeries Only
Mark finishes his two day workshop with a showcase of the pen tool and how it can be used to make and edits paths, as well as add clipping paths for use by graphic designers!