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Adobe® Photoshop® Intensive

 

Adobe® Photoshop® Intensive

 

Class Description

In this special photoshop tutorial, you'll dig into Adobe® Photoshop® CS5 with Lesa Snider, author of Photoshop® CS5: The Missing Manual. There is so much to cover in Adobe® Photoshop® CS5 that we need almost a week to cover everything. In this special 4-day workshop you'll dig into Adobe® Photoshop® CS5 with Lesa Snider, internationally acclaimed instructor and author. Lesa is informative yet entertaining with a unique way of explaining difficult concepts so you understand the "why" behind the "how". Get ready to spend a fun, high-energy week digging into the power of Photoshop.


Software Used: Adobe Photoshop CS 5.1

Lessons

1Introduction: Nitty Gritty Basics + Layers
2Workspace Overview
3Q&A: Workspace
4The Truth About Resolution and File Formats
5Changing Resolution Without Changing Quality
6Q&A: Resolution and File Formats
7Resizing with the Crop Tool
8Cropping with the Ruler Tool
9Resizing with Content-Aware Scale
10Resizing for Print/Web
11Layers and Layer Types
12Duplicating, Moving, and and Aligning Layers
13Q&A: Layers
14Creating Reflections
15Layer Alignment Tools
16Simple Slimming Technique (Resizing Layers)
17Colorizing a Black and White Image
18Creating a Solid Color Fade with Fill Layers
19Layer Masks: Hand Painted Image Collage
20Layer Masks: Gradient Mask Collage
21Layer Blend Mode Collage (Include Load Images as Stack)
1Using Selections Part 1
2Using Selections Part 2
3Q&A: Selection Tools
4Color Selections: Fixing Animal White Eyes
5Tightening Up Layer Masks
6Painting Selections with QuickMasks
7Using Vector Drawing Tools
8Vector Shapes: Creating an Oval Vignette
9Vector Shapes: Rounded Edges to Photo
10Use Channels to Create Selections
11Tough Selections Around Hair & Fur
12Refine Edges Part 1
13Refine Edges Part 2
14Creative Edges on Photos
15Embellishing with Vector Art
16Creative Vector Photo Frames
17Editing Smart Objects
18Smart Objects Template: Creating Dark Edge Vignette
1Smart Objects: Selective Blurring
2Smart Objects: Selective Sharpening
3Sharpening with the High Pass Filter
4Q&A: Sharpening
5Auto Color Adjustments
6Shadows and Highlights
7Using Levels
8When to Use Smart Objects
9Using Curves
10Lightening and Darkening with Blend Modes
11Enhancing Eyes and Teeth
12Changing Colors with Hue/Saturation
13Changing Colors by Hand Painting
14Faux Dodge/Burn: Reduce Wrinkle
15Color to Black and White
1Healing Brush
2Content Aware Fill
3Using Text in Photoshop
4Designing with Baseline Shift
5OpenType Fonts
6Placing Text Behind an Object
7Barely There Text: Faded and Hollow Text
8Pushing Photos Through Text
9Adding Texture to Your Text
10Convert Text to Paths
11Combine Images using Advanced Blending
12Realistic Photo Aging
13Faking HDR
14Wrapping Texture Around an Object