Photoshop Track

Track Courses

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In this class, Matt Kloskowski, cuts through all of the techie stuff and overwhelming amount of choices. Instead, he just gives you the tools you need to know to get started in Photoshop. Tools that, as a beginner, you'll find you continue to use even as you get better in Photoshop. By the time you're done, you'll be confident in your skills and ready to start editing like a pro.

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In this class, Matt Kloskowski, cuts through all of the techie stuff and overwhelming amount of choices. Instead, he just gives you the tools you need to know to get started in Photoshop. Tools that, as a beginner, you'll find you continue to use even as you get better in Photoshop. By the time you're done, you'll be confident in your skills and ready to start editing like a pro.
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Join Dave Cross to learn how to become successful using Photoshop’s layers. Aimed at beginners, this class is designed to help you understand what a layer is, discover what types of layers exist and the ways they can be used, navigate the Layers panel, learn how to manage your layers, and much more. Understanding layers is the key to unlocking Photoshop’s tremendous capabilities for all manner of creative pursuits. By the end of this class you’ll have the confidence to take on more challenging projects.

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Join Dave Cross to learn how to become successful using Photoshop’s layers. Aimed at beginners, this class is designed to help you understand what a layer is, discover what types of layers exist and the ways they can be used, navigate the Layers panel, learn how to manage your layers, and much more. Understanding layers is the key to unlocking Photoshop’s tremendous capabilities for all manner of creative pursuits. By the end of this class you’ll have the confidence to take on more challenging projects.
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Navigating Photoshop

with Mia McCormick

Knowing your workspace and how to navigate around can help you work more efficiently. Join Mia McCormick as she breaksdown the Photoshop CC workspace, brings you up to speed on basic navigation within the application and helps you create a place to work for each of your projects. Some quick tips and shortcuts are sprinkled in to make your workflow faster and more effective.

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Knowing your workspace and how to navigate around can help you work more efficiently. Join Mia McCormick as she breaksdown the Photoshop CC workspace, brings you up to speed on basic navigation within the application and helps you create a place to work for each of your projects. Some quick tips and shortcuts are sprinkled in to make your workflow faster and more effective.
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The cloning and healing tools in Photoshop are incredibly powerful and indispensable for retouching images, but sometimes it can be hard to figure out exactly how these tools work their magic.

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The cloning and healing tools in Photoshop are incredibly powerful and indispensable for retouching images, but sometimes it can be hard to figure out exactly how these tools work their magic.
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Don’t let distractions ruin good photographs! Join Scott Kelby for a class devoted to teaching you how to remove all of those distracting elements from your photographs. Whether it is unwanted bright spots in the background, power lines stretching across a sky, walls covered in graffiti, stray hairs on a portrait, or too many tourists in your landscape (to name a few), Scott has a technique to save the day. This class is designed to start you off with an introduction to the essential tools you’ll need inside of Photoshop, and then each lesson that follows is a project unto itself that demonstrates a wide range of techniques you can add to your skill set. You can even download the project files and follow along. Even if you’re familiar with some of the tools, Scott has included all kinds of little tricks he’s picked up over the years to help you get the job done faster than ever before.

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Don’t let distractions ruin good photographs! Join Scott Kelby for a class devoted to teaching you how to remove all of those distracting elements from your photographs. Whether it is unwanted bright spots in the background, power lines stretching across a sky, walls covered in graffiti, stray hairs on a portrait, or too many tourists in your landscape (to name a few), Scott has a technique to save the day. This class is designed to start you off with an introduction to the essential tools you’ll need inside of Photoshop, and then each lesson that follows is a project unto itself that demonstrates a wide range of techniques you can add to your skill set. You can even download the project files and follow along. Even if you’re familiar with some of the tools, Scott has included all kinds of little tricks he’s picked up over the years to help you get the job done faster than ever before.
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Layer Masking Essentials

with RC Concepcion

RC Concepcion has created an essential list of components necessary for you to know in order to use Layer Masking correctly. Join RC as he gives you the tools and the know-how to become a Layer masking Master!

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RC Concepcion has created an essential list of components necessary for you to know in order to use Layer Masking correctly. Join RC as he gives you the tools and the know-how to become a Layer masking Master!
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In this class, Scott gets you up and running fast on creating realistic composite images (where you put your subject on a different background or different environment than they were photographed on), and he takes you through a host of techniques that cover the “Holy Grail” of compositing, which is masking hair and keeping lots of detail intact. He covers a number of different techniques, including using channels and blend mode tricks for easy masking. You’ll learn how to match tone and color and finishing moves that pull it all together. It’s a really solid introduction into the art of masking and compositing and the essential techniques you need to know from the start.

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In this class, Scott gets you up and running fast on creating realistic composite images (where you put your subject on a different background or different environment than they were photographed on), and he takes you through a host of techniques that cover the “Holy Grail” of compositing, which is masking hair and keeping lots of detail intact. He covers a number of different techniques, including using channels and blend mode tricks for easy masking. You’ll learn how to match tone and color and finishing moves that pull it all together. It’s a really solid introduction into the art of masking and compositing and the essential techniques you need to know from the start.
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Photoshop In Depth: Layers

with Matt Kloskowski

Layers are the key to unlocking the power in Photoshop. Once you get past the basics, you'll find everything you do is on a layer. In this course, Matt goes over the ins and outs of the Layers panel and shows you exactly what each feature does.

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Layers are the key to unlocking the power in Photoshop. Once you get past the basics, you'll find everything you do is on a layer. In this course, Matt goes over the ins and outs of the Layers panel and shows you exactly what each feature does.
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Photoshop In Depth: Brushes

with Pete Collins

Brushes are some of the most powerful tools in Photoshop and yet all those settings and options can be a challenge. In this class you will learn about each type of brush and take the guess work out of how to use them.

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Brushes are some of the most powerful tools in Photoshop and yet all those settings and options can be a challenge. In this class you will learn about each type of brush and take the guess work out of how to use them.
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Learn how to automate common processes in Adobe Photoshop from creating actions and batch processing, to creating Droplets. This class will teach you how to use your time more efficiently and leverage some of the new features of Photoshop.

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Learn how to automate common processes in Adobe Photoshop from creating actions and batch processing, to creating Droplets. This class will teach you how to use your time more efficiently and leverage some of the new features of Photoshop.
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Image cropping and resolution are two of the most commonly misunderstood aspects of a digital imaging workflow. Join Pete Collins as he explains the principles you need to understand when cropping, resizing, and preparing your images for output so that you can maintain the highest image quality possible for any job that comes your way.

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Image cropping and resolution are two of the most commonly misunderstood aspects of a digital imaging workflow. Join Pete Collins as he explains the principles you need to understand when cropping, resizing, and preparing your images for output so that you can maintain the highest image quality possible for any job that comes your way.
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What are you really trying to say in your images? Join Pete Collins and Steve Gustafson as they explore the role of composition in your photography as a means to have a dialog between the photographer and the audience. Through the use of examples and discussion Pete and Steve delve into the importance of having all of the elements contained within the frame working together in support of the larger message you are trying to convey, why it is critical that your intention for making a photograph informs the creation of that photograph, and how you can influence a variety of factors at the moment of capture and in post-processing to enhance the strength of your message. Stick around for the bonus lessons at the end where Pete dives a little deeper into a couple of topics to help drive those points home.

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What are you really trying to say in your images? Join Pete Collins and Steve Gustafson as they explore the role of composition in your photography as a means to have a dialog between the photographer and the audience. Through the use of examples and discussion Pete and Steve delve into the importance of having all of the elements contained within the frame working together in support of the larger message you are trying to convey, why it is critical that your intention for making a photograph informs the creation of that photograph, and how you can influence a variety of factors at the moment of capture and in post-processing to enhance the strength of your message. Stick around for the bonus lessons at the end where Pete dives a little deeper into a couple of topics to help drive those points home.
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Photoshop is an invaluable tool for all Lightroom users, and in this class Scott Kelby teaches you the most important Photoshop techniques you’ll need to know to get the most out of it. Starting off with the basics of moving between Lightroom and Photoshop, Scott moves on to covering the fundamentals of working with selections and layers, and then builds up from there using various projects to demonstrate how it all comes together. Through the class you’ll learn how to remove distractions, how to blend layers with layer masks, how to work with high contrast images, the fundamentals of portrait retouching, how to get started with compositing, and how to deal with all kinds of problems you might encounter in your photographs. By the end of the class you’ll realize that Photoshop is not that hard when you focus on just the techniques you can’t do inside of Lightroom.

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Photoshop is an invaluable tool for all Lightroom users, and in this class Scott Kelby teaches you the most important Photoshop techniques you’ll need to know to get the most out of it. Starting off with the basics of moving between Lightroom and Photoshop, Scott moves on to covering the fundamentals of working with selections and layers, and then builds up from there using various projects to demonstrate how it all comes together. Through the class you’ll learn how to remove distractions, how to blend layers with layer masks, how to work with high contrast images, the fundamentals of portrait retouching, how to get started with compositing, and how to deal with all kinds of problems you might encounter in your photographs. By the end of the class you’ll realize that Photoshop is not that hard when you focus on just the techniques you can’t do inside of Lightroom.
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Hacking Photoshop

with Ben Willmore

Join Photoshop Hall of Famer Ben Willmore as he shares some of his greatest hacks for performing color corrections, applying textures to photographs, removing backgrounds, retouching portraits and so much more!

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Join Photoshop Hall of Famer Ben Willmore as he shares some of his greatest hacks for performing color corrections, applying textures to photographs, removing backgrounds, retouching portraits and so much more!
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Being able to make accurate selections is one of the most important skills in Photoshop and making those selections quickly and painlessly is equally important. Join Dave Cross as he covers all the key tools and techniques for selecting and masking, including the newest Photoshop CS5 techniques.

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Being able to make accurate selections is one of the most important skills in Photoshop and making those selections quickly and painlessly is equally important. Join Dave Cross as he covers all the key tools and techniques for selecting and masking, including the newest Photoshop CS5 techniques.
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Photoshop Type Effects

with Corey Barker

Join Corey Barker as he shows designers some fun and creative ways to manipulate text in Photoshop. Along with a healthy dose of design tips, viewers will also learn about where to find free fonts on the web, sources for type-design inspiration, how to design with smart objects, color effects, and layer styles. The last few lessons of this course cover how to design with the new 3D tools in Photoshop CS5 Extended. These final lessons are specific to CS5 Extended, but there is plenty of information in this course for every version of Photoshop. Whether you work in print or web, text effects are important design elements for users in every area and at every skill level.

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Join Corey Barker as he shows designers some fun and creative ways to manipulate text in Photoshop. Along with a healthy dose of design tips, viewers will also learn about where to find free fonts on the web, sources for type-design inspiration, how to design with smart objects, color effects, and layer styles. The last few lessons of this course cover how to design with the new 3D tools in Photoshop CS5 Extended. These final lessons are specific to CS5 Extended, but there is plenty of information in this course for every version of Photoshop. Whether you work in print or web, text effects are important design elements for users in every area and at every skill level.
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Join Pete Collins as he takes you on an in-depth tour of Photoshop's most powerful and useful filters. Whether you are a photographer or a designer, there are filters you'll want to add to your repertoire of techniques. There are so many ways these filters can help you with your work, and once you've had time to experiment with how they can be used you'll be on your way to finding creative ways to implement them in all of your Photoshop projects.

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Join Pete Collins as he takes you on an in-depth tour of Photoshop's most powerful and useful filters. Whether you are a photographer or a designer, there are filters you'll want to add to your repertoire of techniques. There are so many ways these filters can help you with your work, and once you've had time to experiment with how they can be used you'll be on your way to finding creative ways to implement them in all of your Photoshop projects.
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The Lighting Effects filter is an incredibly powerful filter that can be used for re-lighting an existing photograph in a myriad of creative ways. From the basics of the interface to workflow tips and tricks to advanced projects like changing day to night, Pete Collins shows you everything you need to know about Lighting Effects to start using it in your next project.

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The Lighting Effects filter is an incredibly powerful filter that can be used for re-lighting an existing photograph in a myriad of creative ways. From the basics of the interface to workflow tips and tricks to advanced projects like changing day to night, Pete Collins shows you everything you need to know about Lighting Effects to start using it in your next project.
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Join Viktor for an advanced look at essential elements of color theory. From understanding color models and the science of RGB, to how to apply this knowledge when performing practical tasks such as color correcting and color grading. Viktor starts with the fundamentals and works up to advanced techniques used in cinema. If you want to manipulate color at will, understand the reasons why, and make your images look fantastic while doing it, then this class is for you.

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Join Viktor for an advanced look at essential elements of color theory. From understanding color models and the science of RGB, to how to apply this knowledge when performing practical tasks such as color correcting and color grading. Viktor starts with the fundamentals and works up to advanced techniques used in cinema. If you want to manipulate color at will, understand the reasons why, and make your images look fantastic while doing it, then this class is for you.