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Adobe Photoshop: Retouching and Collage

with Ben Willmore

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About The Class


Part of the Complete Photoshop Mastery Bundle.

Learn how to retouch any image, whether it be the simplest problem or the most complex and seemingly impossible task. Understand the difference between all the retouching tools and then learn how to supplement them with other Adobe® Photoshop® features. See how multiple images can be combined into a seamless composite that is much more than the sum of its parts.

  • Learn the difference between all the retouching tools and when to use each one
  • See how the Clone Source panel can help with difficult retouching jobs
  • Rid your images of telephone poles, power lines and pedestrians, even if they overlap complex backgrounds like trees
  • Discover how Layer Masks, Blending Sliders and Vector Masks are best implemented
  • Learn how Smart Objects can allow you to make almost infinite changes to your design without having to rework your image

  • This course is also part of the Photoshop tutorials series


    Software Used: Adobe Photoshop CS6

    Topics Covered


    Lesson Plan

    1. 01

      Preparing Images for Retouching

      16:35
    2. 02

      Retouching in Adobe® Camera Raw

      30:42
    3. 03

      Essential Retouching Tools

      32:21
    4. 04

      Retouching Tools Continued

      44:43
    5. 05

      The Clone Source Panel

      23:42
    6. 06

      Advanced Techniques

      47:35
    7. 07

      Working with Layers

      30:14
    8. 08

      Content-Aware Scale

      25:16
    9. 09

      Retouching in Perspective

      30:32
    10. 10

      Working in 16 vs. 18 Bit

      16:25
    11. 11

      Smart Objects

      1:01:42
    12. 12

      Smart Objects Q&A

      25:30
    13. 13

      Blending Sliders

      46:07
    14. 14

      Blending Sliders Q&A

      11:27
    15. 15

      Clipping Masks

      20:51
    16. 16

      Layer Masks

      36:33
    17. 17

      More Masking

      25:00
    18. 18

      Puppet Warping

      19:11
    19. 19

      Displacement Maps

      32:05
    20. 20

      Blending Modes and Color Matching

      20:41

    Meet Your Expert

    Ben Willmore

    Ben Willmore is a member of the Photoshop Hall of Fame who has taught over 100,000 Adobe Photoshop® users on all seven continents. His bestselling books, DVDs, and hit seminars have established Ben as one of America’s favorite Adobe Photoshop® instructors, and he is often the top-selling speaker at design and photography conferences throughout the world. He writes for numerous digital imaging publications, including Photoshop User magazine, and his award-winning books have helped helped hundreds of thousands of design and photography professionals make the transition from blindly following step-by-step techniques to “Ah-ha! I finally GET Photoshop!” ... read more

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    100% of students recommend this class.
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    • Kim Doucette

      June 2013

      Always love Ben. So clear and deep at the same time. I like buying his courses and love the added notes file. Shout out to his lovely wife for the awesome job she does!

    • Creativelive Student

      Creativelive Student

      June 2013

      This is the my first purchased Creative Live course. Enjoyed the live broadcast and now practice a bit of the segments at my own pace. Ben Willmore is an outstanding instructor. Went off and purchased his Mastering Curves which is just as useful.

    • Creativelive Student

      June 2013

      Absolutely loved the class! Found out so many things that could either help me out when in PS or just add to my arsenal of editing. :) Thanks so much!!

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