with Scott Kelby
Take your understanding of Photoshop’s layers to a whole new level! Join Scott Kelby as he helps you unlock all the creative power of using layers to their fullest. Layers are on... READ MORE
lessons: 11 Course Lessons
duration: 2hr, 20min
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Unlocking the Power of Photoshop's Layers
with Scott Kelby
Take your understanding of Photoshop’s layers to a whole new level! Join Scott Kelby as he helps you unlock all the creative power of using layers to their fullest. Layers are one of the most important aspects of using Photoshop. Scott starts the class helping you understand the concept of layers and the fundaments before moving onto a series of project-based lessons that show you how to use layers like a pro. In this class you’ll gain an understanding of blending modes, layer masking, working with type layers, keeping your layers organized, adjustment layers and so much more! BUY COURSE
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lesson 1: The Concept of Layers (free course preview)
Scott introduces the class and discusses what will be covered in the lessons that follow, then jumps into a discussion of the concept of layers.
lesson 2: Layer Essentials
Discover the essential aspects of working with layers.
lesson 3: Create a Perfume Ad
Building on lessons 1 and 2, Scott demonstrates how to create an ad for a perfume.
lesson 4: Layer Blend Modes
Layer blend modes open up whole new worlds of things you can do with layers.
lesson 5: Fine Art Collage Using Blend If
Scott shows how you can create a fine art collage just using blend modes and Blend If.
lesson 6: Layer Masking
This project will demonstrate the power of layer masks.
lesson 7: Camera Raw as a Filter on a Layer
As a finishing move, Scott shows how you can apply Camera Raw as a filter on a layer.
lesson 8: Working with Type Layers
There are a lot of cool things to know about type layers.
lesson 9: Adding a Drop Shadow
Learn cool techniques for improving the addition of a drop shadow.
lesson 10: Organizing Your Layers
Keeping your layers organized is an important part of the creative process.
lesson 11: Adjustment Layers
Scott wraps up the class with a look at adjustment layers and a few last things.
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meet  Scott Kelby
Scott is the President and CEO of KelbyOne, is also the original "Photoshop Guy", is the editor and publisher of Photoshop User Magazine, Conference Technical Chair for the Photoshop World Conference, Training Director and instructor for KelbyOne Live Seminars, and author of a string of bestselling technology and photography books.
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