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Photoshop CS4 For Beginners
Corey Barker
with Corey Barker
Photoshop CS4 For Beginners
lessons: 26 Course Lessons
duration: 3hr, 9min
published: 2008
watched: 355 Member Views
Photoshop CS4 For Beginners
with Corey Barker
Here you will get an overview of Photoshop's core functions, which is a great place to start if you are new to Photoshop CS4 or Photoshop in general. BUY COURSE
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lesson 1: Introduction (free course preview)

Instructor Corey Barker welcomes viewers to his course and talks about what will be covered in the lessons

31 sec
lesson 2: Preferences

Setting up your Photoshop Preferences

10min, 15sec
lesson 3: The Interface

Managing Photoshop's menus and panels.

10min, 11sec
lesson 4: Tools and Options

Getting familiar with the toolbar and the tool options.

9min, 18sec
lesson 5: Find Your Way Around

Navigating around your documents

9min, 5sec
lesson 6: Going Back In Time

Taking advantage of the history features

9min, 33sec
lesson 7: Image Size and Resolution

Managing image dimensions and file resolution

10min, 47sec
lesson 8: Cropping and Scaling

Overview of crop and scaling tools

8min, 31sec
lesson 9: Selections, Part 1

Introduction to basic selection tools and techniques

7min, 50sec
lesson 10: Selections, Part 2

Working more with selection tools

8min, 6sec
lesson 11: Layers, Part 1

Introduction to working with layers in Photoshop

8min, 16sec
lesson 12: Layers, Part 2

Introduction to using Layer Styles

7min, 44sec
lesson 13: Layers, Part 3

Learning basic layer techniques

7min, 44sec
lesson 14: Choosing Colors

Selecting, sampling, saving colors

8min, 27sec
lesson 15: Text and Text Options

Overview of the text tool in Photoshop

9min, 2sec
lesson 16: Brushes

Selecting and modifying brushes

10min, 22sec
lesson 17: Custom Brushes

Creating and modify your own custom brushes

2min, 45sec
lesson 18: Filters

Introduction to Filter effects

6min, 24sec
lesson 19: Adjustments, Part 1

Introduction to basic adjustment features

8min, 35sec
lesson 20: Adjustments, Part 2

Using adjustment layers

7min, 19sec
lesson 21: Retouch, Part 1

Intro to basic retouching tools

4min, 20sec
lesson 22: Retouch, Part 2

Removing and Adding elements

4min, 49sec
lesson 23: Basic Compositing

Building a composition with layer mask

5min, 10sec
lesson 24: Saving and Printing

File formats and print command

8min, 10sec
lesson 25: Bonus Lesson: Shape Layers

Introduction to vector shapes in Photoshop

5min, 24sec
lesson 26: Conclusion

Thanks for following along. Hope you learned a lot. Check out other Kelby Training courses for more instruction

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meet  Corey Barker
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Corey Barker is an education and curriculum developer for all things Photoshop. Over the years, Corey has worked as a graphic artist in a variety of disciplines such as illustration, commercial design, large format printing, motion graphics, web design, and photography. His expertise in Photoshop and Illustrator have earned him numerous awards including a recent induction into the Photoshop Hall of Fame.
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