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Adobe Photoshop: Creative Explorations, Lighting Effects & More

Ben Willmore

Adobe Photoshop: Creative Explorations, Lighting Effects & More

Ben Willmore

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1 Adobe Camera Raw Effects Duration:35:05
2 Panollage Duration:28:00
3 Stylizing an Image Duration:30:42
4 Applying Textures Duration:30:15
5 Creating Your Own Textures Duration:15:30
6 Textures Q&A Duration:11:24
8 Oil Paint Filter Duration:29:47
9 Simulating a Drawing Duration:14:18
10 Working with Type Duration:23:50
11 Shape Tool Tricks Duration:15:18
13 Layer Styles Duration:13:55
14 Brush Basics Duration:39:47
15 The Brush Panel Part 1 Duration:23:46
16 Custom Brushes Duration:31:06
17 The Brush Panel Part 2 Duration:19:41
18 Wacom Tablet Setup Duration:24:37
19 The Pattern Stamp Tool Duration:05:14
20 Bristle Brushes Duration:33:27
21 Simulating Rain Duration:10:00
22 Lighting Effects Duration:17:15
23 Displacement Maps Duration:44:07
24 Topomap Effect Duration:18:23
25 Creative Focus Control Duration:12:27
26 Additional Filter Effects Duration:12:03

Class Description

Part of the Complete Photoshop Mastery Bundle.

Explore the creative side of Adobe® Photoshop®. Take a walk down the filter menu and learn what's lurking in the not-so-obvious filters like Displacement Maps and Lighting Effects. See how the simple text and shape tools can be taken to the next level by incorporating layer styles, clipping masks and more.

  • Learn which filters have a special relationship with the Adobe Photoshop Blending Modes, which allows for unexpectedly creative results
  • See how puppet warping and layer masks will allow you to make a single layer look as if it's intertwined around another layer
  • Start to use Adobe Photoshop 3D features to add dimension to otherwise flat imagery
  • Create animated slide shows that better keep your viewer's attention
  • Add texture to your images to give them more personality

  • Software Used: Adobe Photoshop CC 14.0



    This is the second class on PS filters that I've taken with Ben Willmore. He is handsdown a fabulous teacher and one I highly recommend. I purchased both classes and I feel that for the price, they are worth their weight in gold. I applied his PS filter techniques to some of my surface pattern designs that were created using my original artwork and I've received great comments. So I owe a great deal of gratitude to CL and to Ben Wilmore for giving me the opportunity to grow my PS knowledge and to apply it with confidence to my artwork. Thank you!

    a Creativelive Student

    well I would recommend it sort of. I think much of the chapters show you how to use things without giving good examples or reasons such as with the brushes part. The photo on the cover is never worked on or really any of the topics didn't talk about how to achieve that look. I did learn some things as I have a lot to learn. I have been using the textures with great success. He does a nice job of explaining...I just don;t think we saw enough start to finish work.

    a Creativelive Student

    Fantastic tutor and course content! Ben Willmore truly is a master of Photoshop and has the ability to teach all aspects of Photoshop in such and easy-to-understand manner. Thanks so much for making Photoshop so much more understandable. Highly recommended.