Learn Adobe PhotoShop CS6

Adobe Photoshop CS6

Ready to take your Photoshop skills to the next level? Dive in with award-winning software trainer, artist, and designer Geoff Blake; he will teach you how to take your Photoshop skills to the max. First, he'll introduce the new Photoshop CS6 interface and show you how to make it your own. Then, you'll learn techniques for handling files and working efficiently in the Photoshop environment. Following this, you'll see how to create accurate selections, work with layers, and use masks and alpha channels. Next, jump into photo retouching and color correction, where you'll be introduced to some new productivity methods in Photoshop CS6. Finally, discover how to apply special effects to your images, both destructively and non-destructively. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

Course Overview


Getting Started with Photoshop

Understanding Raster Graphics

A Look at the New Darkened Interface

Touring the Redesigned Interface

Photoshop Toolbox

Photoshop Palettes

Additional Palette Options

Setting Photoshop Preferences

Navigating & Working with Files

Customizing the Interface

Exploring & Saving Workspaces

Creating New Blank Documents

Opening Files

Handling Multiple Files

Zooming In & Out

Navigation & Zooming Techniques

Getting Around with the Navigator

Additional Navigation Techniques

Photoshop Screen Modes

Photoshop Productivity Techniques

Undoing Steps with History

Additional History Options

Reverting Files

Using New Auto-Save & Auto-Recovery

Saving & Understanding File Formats

Finding Files with Mini Bridge

Resizing & Cropping Images

Getting Started

Touring the Image Size Dialog

Understanding PPI / DPI / LPI

Using the Image Size Dialog

Understanding Resampling pt. 1

Understanding Resampling pt. 2

Resizing without Resampling

Resizing Using Resampling

Traditional Cropping

New Crop Features pt. 1

New Crop Features pt. 2

Resizing the Canvas

Working with Selections

Getting Started with Selections

Creating Elliptical Selections

Moving & Floating Selections

Transforming Selections

Creating Selections with the Magic Wand

Using the Free Transform Command

Using the Polygonal Selection Tool

Combining Selection Tools

Using the Magnetic Lasso Tool

Using the Quick Selection Tool

Working with Layers

A Tour of the Layers Panel

Pulling Objects from Backgrounds pt. 1

Pulling Objects from Backgrounds pt. 2

Combining Images

New Layers & Filling Selections

Working with Smart Objects

Introducing Layer Styles

Additional Layer Style Effects

Blending Modes & Opacity

Organizing Layers with Layer Groups

Additional Layer Techniques

Creating & Formatting Text

Using Paragraph Text

Using Photoshops New Text Styles

Filtering Layers by Type

Photoshop Masking Techniques

Creating Selections with Color Range

A First Look at Quick Mask Mode

Understanding Quick Mask Mode

Quick Mask Mode Techniques

Saving & Reloading Selections

Editing Alpha Channels

Introducing Layer Masks

Another Method for Initiating a Mask

Techniques for Faster Masking

Enabling / Disabling / Unlinking Masks

Creating Clipping Groups

Photo Retouching

Removing Red Eye

Using the Clone Stamp Tool

Using the New Content-Aware Patch Tool

Color Correcting Photos

Understanding Color Modes

How RGB & CMYK Work

Understanding Black Point & White Point

Using the Auto Correction

Getting Started with Brightness/Contrast

Using Hue/Saturation

Understanding Histograms

Correcting with Levels

Introducing Curves

Non-Destructive Correcting

New Auto Correct Options in CS6

Filters & Effects

Getting Started with Filters

Working with the Filter Gallery

Using Filters Non-Destructively

Tilt-Shift Effects & Lens Blur


Course Wrap Up


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