Mastering Layers in Photoshop CS4

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Join and NAPP instructor, photographer, and best-selling author, Matt Kloskowski as he shows you how to master Photoshop Layers - one of the most revolutionary and essential features in Photoshop. In this class you will learn how to effectively and creatively use Layers to create stunning design effects and significantly enhance your photos. If you are looking to take your Photoshop, photography, and creative design skills to the next level then this is the class you have been waiting for!

Lesson 1 : Introduction
Lesson 2 : Layer Basics
Lesson 3 : Adding New Layers
Lesson 4 : Layer Stacking Order
Lesson 5 : Quick Tip 1: Saving Layers
Lesson 6 : Layers and Transparency
Lesson 7 : Layers and Opacity
Lesson 8 : Ins and Outs of the Layers Palette
Lesson 9 : Organizing Your Layers
Lesson 10 : Quick Tip 2: Dealing with the Background Layer
Lesson 11 : Introduction to Blend Modes
Lesson 12 : Taking Blend Modes Further
Lesson 13 : Creating Type Layers
Lesson 14 : Advanced Settings with Type Layers
Lesson 15 : Destructive vs. Non-destructive Adjustments
Lesson 16 : More About Adjustment Layers
Lesson 17 : Advanced Adjustment Layers
Lesson 18 : Layer Masking Basics
Lesson 19 : Super Sharpening with Masks
Lesson 20 : Retouching with Layers
Lesson 21 : Special Effects with Layer Styles
Lesson 22 : Using Shape Layers
Lesson 23 : Introduction to Smart Object Layers
Lesson 24 : Non-destructive Smart Filter Layers
Lesson 25 : Using Clipping Masks
Lesson 26 : Saving Versions in Layer Comps
Lesson 27 : Merging and Flattening
Lesson 28 : Conclusion

Matt Kloskowski | Lightroom Guru & Landscape Photographer

Matt Kloskowski

Matt is the founder of Matt Kloskowski Photography and Training. He specializes in outdoor, landscape, and nature photography along with editing with Photoshop, Lightroom, and ON1 apps. Matt was inducted into the Photoshop Hall of Fame in 2014 and is the best-selling author of over 20 books. Matt loves to educate others and spends much of his time teaching seminars around the world.

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