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Working with Curves in Photoshop CC

with Jesús Ramirez

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About The Class

Adjust color and tonal values using curves

The Curves adjustment in Adobe® Photoshop® is one of the most powerful tools to adjust color and tonal values in an image. Unfortunately, it can also be one of the most difficult to use. In this class, Jesus Ramirez will take an in-depth look at how curves work, and how you can use it enhance your photos. This class is made up of multiple step-by-step examples that take you through every major feature of the Curves adjustment.

Software Used: Adobe Photoshop CC 2017

Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Class Introduction

  2. 02

    How RGB Values are Created

  3. 03

    How Curves Work: Input and Output

  4. 04

    Color Correction with Curves

  5. 05

    Creative Color Correction

  6. 06

    Using Blending Modes to Control Color

  7. 07

    LAB Color Mode and Curves


Meet Your Expert

Jesús Ramirez

Jesús Ramirez is a digital graphics expert, speaker, and educator specializing in Adobe Photoshop. He is an Adobe Community Professional, and a content creator for the Adobe Creative Cloud Blog. Jesús is best known as the founder of the ... read more

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87% of students recommend this class.
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  • user-7963ec

    June 2017

    This is a terrific course. I am an intermediate Photoshop user. I really learned a lot about understanding the use of curves for different situations but Jesus provided an excellent base of knowledge about color modes, color interactions, histograms, and blend modes. I have heard all of these topics discussed before but now i feel like i actually understand the technical aspects so that i can make decisions, not just memorize formulas. Superb. Thank you.

  • artmaltman


    May 2017

    This class is fantastic. Teacher has a great depth of knowledge and explains very clearly with great examples. Well paced, well organized and very clear. I had no idea how much power "curves" have, and now I know. Very highly recommended.

  • Susan Wood

    Susan Wood

    July 2019

    I am so glad that I took this course despite some of the reviews a few students left. I learned so much! I think he taught the course very well and I have made my photos look incredibly better thanks to this class.

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