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Polar Coordinates

Ben Willmore

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99. Polar Coordinates

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Class Trailer
1

Introduction To Adobe Photoshop

04:05
2

Bridge vs. Lightroom

06:39
3

Tour of Photoshop Interface

18:21
4

Overview of Bridge Workspace

07:42
5

Overview of Lightroom Workspace

11:21
6

Lightroom Preferences - Saving Documents

08:19
7

How To Use Camera Raw in Adobe Photoshop 2020

05:10
8

Overview of Basic Adjustment Sliders

13:09
9

Developing Raw Images

30:33
10

Editing with the Effects and HLS Tabs

09:12
11

How to Save Images

03:37
12

Using the Transform Tool

04:48
13

Making Selections in Adobe Photoshop 2020

06:03
14

Selection Tools

05:55
15

Combining Selection Tools

07:37
16

Using Automated Selection Tools

17:34
17

Quick Mask Mode

05:07
18

Select Menu Essentials

21:28
19

Using Layers in Adobe Photoshop 2020

13:00
20

Align Active Layers

07:29
21

Creating a New Layer

06:15
22

Creating a Clipping Mask

03:02
23

Using Effects on Layers

11:24
24

Using Adjustment Layers

16:44
25

Using the Shape Tool

04:39
26

Create a Layer Mask Using the Selection Tool

04:39
27

Masking Multiple Images Together

15:15
28

Using Layer Masks to Remove People

10:50
29

Using Layer Masks to Replace Sky

10:04
30

Adding Texture to Images

09:11
31

Layering to Create Realistic Depth

05:35
32

Adjustment Layers in Adobe Photoshop 2020

05:29
33

Optimizing Grayscale with Levels

10:59
34

Adjusting Levels with a Histogram

03:37
35

Understanding Curves

06:18
36

Editing an Image Using Curves

18:41
37

Editing with Shadows/Highlights Adjustment

07:19
38

Dodge and Burn Using Quick Mask Mode

07:14
39

Editing with Blending Modes

08:04
40

Color Theory

05:59
41

Curves for Color

16:52
42

Hue and Saturation Adjustments

08:59
43

Isolating Colors Using Hue/Saturation Adjustment

13:33
44

Match Colors Using Numbers

16:59
45

Adjusting Skin Tones

05:25
46

Retouching Essentials In Adobe Camera Raw

10:52
47

Retouching with the Spot Healing Brush

07:53
48

Retouching with the Clone Stamp

06:51
49

Retouching with the Healing Brush

04:34
50

Retouching Using Multiple Retouching Tools

13:07
51

Extending an Edge with Content Aware

03:42
52

Clone Between Documents

13:19
53

Crop Tool

10:07
54

Frame Tool

02:59
55

Eye Dropper and Color Sampler Tools

08:14
56

Paint Brush Tools

13:33
57

History Brush Tool

06:27
58

Eraser and Gradient Tools

03:06
59

Brush Flow and Opacity Settings

04:17
60

Blur and Shape Tools

11:06
61

Dissolve Mode

09:24
62

Multiply Mode

15:29
63

Screen Mode

14:08
64

Hard Light Mode

14:54
65

Hue, Saturation, and Color Modes

11:31
66

Smart Filters

11:32
67

High Pass Filter

13:40
68

Blur Filter

05:59
69

Filter Gallery

07:42
70

Adaptive Wide Angle Filter

04:43
71

Combing Filters and Features

04:45
72

Select and Mask

20:04
73

Manually Select and Mask

08:08
74

Creating a Clean Background

21:19
75

Changing the Background

13:34
76

Smart Object Overview

08:37
77

Nested Smart Objects

09:55
78

Scale and Warp Smart Objects

09:08
79

Replace Contents

06:55
80

Raw Smart Objects

10:20
81

Multiple Instances of a Smart Object

12:59
82

Creating a Mockup Using Smart Objects

05:42
83

Panoramas

13:15
84

HDR

11:20
85

Focus Stacking

04:02
86

Time-lapse

11:18
87

Light Painting Composite

08:05
88

Remove Moire Patterns

06:11
89

Remove Similar Objects At Once

09:52
90

Remove Objects Across an Entire Image

05:46
91

Replace a Repeating Pattern

06:50
92

Clone from Multiple Areas Using the Clone Source Panel

10:27
93

Remove an Object with a Complex Background

07:49
94

Frequency Separation to Remove Staining and Blemishes

12:27
95

Warping

11:03
96

Liquify

14:02
97

Puppet Warp

12:52
98

Displacement Map

10:36
99

Polar Coordinates

07:19
100

Organize Your Layers

11:02
101

Layer Styles: Bevel and Emboss

02:59
102

Layer Style: Knockout Deep

12:34
103

Blending Options: Blend if

13:18
104

Blending Options: Colorize Black and White Image

06:27
105

Layer Comps

08:30
106

Black-Only Shadows

06:07
107

Create a Content Aware Fill Action

08:46
108

Create a Desaturate Edges Action

07:42
109

Create an Antique Color Action

13:52
110

Create a Contour Map Action

10:20
111

Faux Sunset Action

07:20
112

Photo Credit Action

05:54
113

Create Sharable Actions

07:31
114

Common Troubleshooting Issues Part 1

10:23
115

Common Troubleshooting Issues Part 2

07:57
116

Image Compatibility with Lightroom

03:29
117

Scratch Disk Is Full

06:02
118

Preview Thumbnail

02:10

Lesson Info

Polar Coordinates

Now let's look at a weird way of bending things. This method is going to create tiny little planets, uh, or tiny little doughnuts. And I'll show you a few examples. If you've ever seen images that looked like this, this that's more the doughnut variety. Those were all created with a filter that is known as polar coordinates. And so I want to show you what you need to do if you want to create one of those little planets. So here, we're going to do it with some lions in order to create something that looks like a planet. We're going to be using the filter called filter distort polar coordinates. And it has two features to us settings when you get into it. Rectangular two, polar in polar to rectangular. I'm gonna use the top option because we're starting out with a rectangular document and it's going to wrap it around now in order to really understand what it's doing. So it's kind of wild what we got here. If you look at it, we now have those lions on the outer edge of this, and we have t...

he trees going in towards the middle, which is pretty crazy, but in order understand it. Let's grab a simple image. Here's my simple image and just noticed that that says top and bottom. And if I choose filter distort polar coordinates and I use that top setting, let's figure out where the top ends up and where the bottom ended up. So you noticed that the top edge of the photograph ended up being the center in the bottom edge of the photograph ended up being the outer edge. And so if we want something to look like a planet, whatever should be out in the atmosphere beyond the planet should be at the bottom of the photograph and whatever should make up. The planet itself should be at the top of the photograph because if you look here, that becomes the center and this needs to be a square in order. Get around planet. If you apply it on a rectangular, eventually get an oval. So if you look at this, didn't I say that I wanted what ever should make up the planet to be at the top of the photograph? So let's go up here and choose image, image, rotation, flip vertical. So now whatever is at the top will become the middle of the planet. Whatever is at the bottom will become the outer edge where it's like the atmosphere around the planet. But if I apply it to this, I can try it real quick. Since it's a rectangular document, we're gonna end up with an oval and I'd rather have it be round. So choose, undo. We just need this document to be around. So I'm gonna go to the image menu and choose image size and usually when you change the width and here the height changes along with it to maintain the aspect ratio original ratio. Well, if you turn off this little link symbol, then it doesn't change in both. So I'm just gonna copy whatever the higher number is. I'm going to paste it with lower number Waas to make this a square. It is going to do that by stretching the image. So if I click OK, now it's stretched. And if I zoom out it's a square document. Then I'm going to apply that filter called polar coordinates. Click OK, and now we have a planet. The only issue with the planet will not the only issue. But the main issue with the planet is there is a seam. Can you see the seam right here? That's where the left edge of the document is touching the right edge of the document. If you want to avoid that scene, choose undo in when you're in. This were about Teoh to apply the filter instead, apply different filter. The filter is called filter other offset Offset is like a conveyor belt. It just means move my picture. Let's say to the right, in whatever part of it goes beyond the edge of the screen haven't wrap around like a conveyor belt. Would is if that was one continuous piece. So when I choose Offset, I just bring up this horizontal setting and it just moves the image to the right. And I'm just exposing the seam right here is the scene. And so at this point, I could come in here and retouch out the seam. I'm not going to spend much time doing that, but I could hear you something like the, um, spot healing brush that's not quite appropriate, but might have to do the top part manually. That looks all right. But now I don't really see a seam in it. And now I could go back and apply the filter. Polar coordinates look OK. And now we have a planet with No, uh, seem. The final thing you might want to do is make around selection in fill the outer area with a solid color, because otherwise, whatever it was right on the edge of the picture right here just gets extended out to the edge of your photograph. And you can fill that in with whatever color you want. Just make a solid ah, round selection. Select inverse to get the opposite see of the corners in fill with whatever you desire. So if you want to see other examples of that same thing, um, let's see this original just flipped and then stretched turns into either this if we put the content at the top of the photograph or if we left it at the bottom of the photograph. You get this instead. But you gotta retouch up the seam. This came from this image here, and this image here produced that. So now you've gotten a pretty good idea of how to warp bend in liquefy images and photo shop and just try to combine these ideas with what we covered in other parts of the ultimate guide. Because I find oftentimes I use a lot of these features when I need to perform complex retouching. Area I copy from in one part of the document doesn't quite fit another and using what was in what's called the Clones source panel to rotate in scale and even flip. Sometimes that isn't enough. And that's when I turned to some of these features in order to really be able to melt my image. And if you watch the advanced retouching lesson, you'll see how I did that using puppet warping. But this is just another installment in Photoshopped. The Complete Guide.

Class Description

All individual classes that make up this bootcamp are also available here for individual purchase.

AFTER THIS CLASS YOU’LL BE ABLE TO:

  • Develop an understanding of how Photoshop works
  • Create your ideal workspace
  • Configure the essential preference settings
  • Set up Adobe Bridge and Lightroom for optimal integration with Photoshop
  • Navigate multiple images seamlessly

ABOUT BEN’S CLASS:

Adobe® Photoshop® 2020 is a feature-rich creative force, perfect for turning raw ideas into audience-wowing images. With Ben Willmore as your guide, you can master it faster than you think and take on a new decade of projects.

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WHO THIS CLASS IS FOR:

  • Beginner, intermediate, and advanced users of Adobe Photoshop.
  • Those who want to gain confidence in Adobe Photoshop and learn new features to help edit photos.
  • Students who’d like to take ordinary images and make them look extraordinary with some image editing or Photoshop fixes.

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Class Materials

Bonus Materials with Purchase

Lessons 1 - 6 - Handbook 1: Introduction to Adobe Photoshop

Lessons 7 - 12 - Handbook 2: How to Use Camera Raw

Lessons 13 - 18 - Handbook 3: Making Selections

Lessons 19 - 24 - Handbook 4: Using Layers

Lessons 25 - 30 - Handbook 5: Using Layer Masks

Lessons 31 - 38 - Handbook 6: Using Adjustment Layers

Lessons 39 - 44 - Handbook 7: Color Theory

Lessons 45 - 51 - Handbook 8: Retouching Essentials

Lessons 52 - 59 - Handbook 9: Tools Panel

Lessons 60 - 64 - Handbook 10: Layer Blending Modes

Lessons 65 - 70 - Handbook 11: How to Use Filters

Lessons 71 - 74 - Handbook 12: Advanced Masks

Lessons 75 - 81 - Handbook 13: Using Smart Objects

Lessons 82 - 86 - Handbook 14: Photography for Photoshop

Lessons 87 - 93 - Handbook 15: Advanced Photo Retouching

Lessons 94 - 98 - Handbook 16: Warp, Blend, Liquify

Lessons 99 - 105 - Handbook 17: Advanced Layers

Lessons 106 - 112 - Handbook 18: Actions

Lessons 113 - 117 - Handbook 19: Troubleshooting Issues

Practice Images 1: Introduction to Adobe Photoshop

Practice Images 2: How to Use Camera Raw

Practice Images 3: Making Selections

Practice Images 4: Using Layers

Practice Images 5: Using Layer Masks

Practice Images 6: Using Adjustment Layers

Practice Images 7: Color Theory

Practice Images 8: Retouching Essentials

Practice Images 9: Tools Panel

Practice Images 10: Layer Blending Modes

Practice Images 11: How to Use Filters

Practice Images 12: Advanced Masks

Practice Images 13: Using Smart Objects

Practice Images 14: Photography for Photoshop

Practice Images 15: Advanced Photo Retouching

Practice Images 16: Warp, Blend, Liquify

Practice Images 17: Advanced Layers

Practice Images 18: Actions

Practice Images 19: Troubleshooting Issues

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