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Painting With Adobe Photoshop

with Jack Davis

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  •   01 Introduction

    37:34
  •   03 Adobe Bridge Setup & Image Optimizing

    27:03

Class duration: 15h 49m

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About The Class


Learn how to reshape your photographs into expressive original art quickly and easily with Adobe® Photoshop® Hall-of-Famer Jack "Wow" Davis. Clients love artistic expressions of their family and pets, especially as large (profitable) gallery wraps or watercolor prints. Join Jack as he shows you simple step-by-step techniques for transforming your photos into gorgeous oils, pastels, watercolors and sketches – all by cloning and filtering your original photographs.


Software Used: Adobe Photoshop CC 14.0

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Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Introduction

    37:34
  2. 02

    Why Do Expressive Painting

    21:39
  3. 03

    Adobe Bridge Setup & Image Optimizing

    27:03
  4. 04

    Jack's Painting Presets

    15:19
  5. 05

    Enhancing Source Images

    24:01
  6. 06

    Photo Hand Tinting & Workflow Options

    26:24
  7. 07

    Working with Brushes & Palettes - Part 1

    20:10
  8. 08

    Working with Brushes & Palettes - Part 2

    37:59
  9. 09

    Pattern Stamp Tool & Watercoloring - Part 1

    22:08
  10. 10

    Pattern Stamp Tool & Watercoloring - Part 2

    13:58
  11. 11

    Enhancing Methods of Watercolor Image

    27:34
  12. 12

    Creating Repeating Patterns

    17:15
  13. 13

    Actions, Layers & Filters for Sketching

    24:50
  14. 14

    Accessing Jack's Free Basic Presets

    06:33
  15. 15

    Smart Objects & Oil Paint Filter

    34:11
  16. 16

    Inverted Mask Trick & Q&A

    13:00
  17. 17

    Q&A

    10:22
  18. 18

    Mixer Brush & Parameters

    21:27
  19. 19

    Jack's Brushes & Brush Strokes

    15:21
  20. 20

    Secrets of the Mixer Brush

    20:06
  21. 21

    Still Life Painting with Mixer Brush

    28:28
  22. 22

    Still Life Underpainting

    30:32
  23. 23

    Final Blending of a Still Life

    25:18
  24. 24

    Print Discussion with Q&A

    09:28
  25. 25

    Snapshots for Painted Portraits

    15:19
  26. 26

    Painted Signature Stamps

    10:15
  27. 27

    Simple Portrait with Mixer Brush

    53:01
  28. 28

    Pet Portrait Overview

    08:42
  29. 29

    Enhancing in Camera Raw & Lightroom

    35:28
  30. 30

    Painting a Pet Portrait

    1:17:41
  31. 31

    Pet Portrait: Final Blending

    13:41
  32. 32

    Photo Prep for Watercolor Painting

    17:36
  33. 33

    Watercolor Painting of a Flower

    36:27
  34. 34

    More Enhancing & Embellishing of Images

    28:04
  35. 35

    The Liquify Tool & Sketching

    39:12
  36. 36

    Comic Book Action & Watercoloring

    15:22
  37. 37

    Changing Image Aspect Ratio

    11:55
  38. 38

    Framing Effects & 3rd Party Apps

    16:39
  39. 39

    3rd Party Painting Filters

    23:56
  40. 40

    Final Q & A

    15:54

Meet Your Expert

Jack Davis

Best-Selling Author Jack 'Wow' Davis is one of the world’s leading experts on Adobe Photoshop® and Adobe Lightroom®, as well as himself being an award-winning designer and photographer. Jack is coauthor of the bestselling (a million copies+ in 12 languages) guides ... read more

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  • Shannon

    Shannon

    August 2013

    Okay, I'll be first. Jack has an easy, approachable way of teaching. It was more like being in the room with him, watching over his shoulder as he created something utterly new and exciting. Even when he worked on images he had done many times, I never sensed boredom or a lack of enthusiasm. He was patient with questions and answered them completely. I hope Jack enjoyed this way of teaching as much as the world enjoyed watching. Maybe he'll find more to share. I know I'll sign up for his next one. This workshop inspired me to start creating art again. I'm slowly losing my sight and sad to say, I was starting to let it get to me. As I watched Jack, I tried just a few things and realized that I can do this. Digital art is much easier for me than pencil and paper because of the technology. I miss the pencil and paper drawing, of course, but this is so much FUN! The techniques that Jack shared are wonderful and the results rockin' ... or as Jack says, bitchin'. Thanks to Jack and creativeLIVE I'm back in my head in a good way.

  • Shannon

    Shannon

    September 2013

    Okay, I'll be first. Jack has an easy, approachable way of teaching. It was more like being in the room with him, watching over his shoulder as he created something utterly new and exciting. Even when he worked on images he had done many times, I never sensed boredom or a lack of enthusiasm. He was patient with questions and answered them completely. I hope Jack enjoyed this way of teaching as much as the world enjoyed watching. Maybe he'll find more to share. I know I'll sign up for his next one. This workshop inspired me to start creating art again. I'm slowly losing my sight and sad to say, I was starting to let it get to me. As I watched Jack, I tried just a few things and realized that I can do this. Digital art is much easier for me than pencil and paper because of the technology. I miss the pencil and paper drawing, of course, but this is so much FUN! The techniques that Jack shared are wonderful and the results rockin' ... or as Jack says, bitchin'. Thanks to Jack and creativeLIVE I'm back in my head in a good way.

  • Creativelive Student

    August 2013

    Thank you Jack Davis. Having tried to paint, both in the real and digital worlds, this is the first time I have seen a comprehensive demonstration of the techniques and philosophy for the artist. This course is valuable for any aspiring artist, digital or otherwise. By the way thank you CreativeLIVE for the long form training space you offer both the teachers and students. Jack is inspirational, talented and sometimes funny. Watching him paint in real time is by far the most impressive sight but the information about why is more valuable. Overall this course will give you ideas, knowledge and skills (if you practice). I highly recommend this course for anyone that has tried to paint in the past and was underwhelmed by the results.

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