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Advanced Adobe Photoshop Techniques

via CreativeLive


There is always a better way to edit in Adobe® Photoshop® – learn new, advanced techniques from expert instructor Dave Cross and develop a faster, more effective post-production process.

In Advanced Adobe Photoshop Techniques, Dave will introduce you to a wealth of little-known and under-utilized techniques that you can use to make your photographs really pop. You’ll learn new ways to work with:

  • Layers and masks
  • Composites
  • Type
  • Camera Raw
  • Color grading

Dave will show you how to speed up your work with luminosity masks and how to be more creative using the Blend If sliders. You’ll see how non-destructive methods – including smart objects, adjustment layers, vector shapes, and smart filters – can boost both productivity and creativity. You’ll also get lots of great tips on automating your work.

Open up a world of creative possibilities – join Dave Cross for Advanced Adobe® Photoshop® Techniques.

Software Used: Adobe Photoshop CC 2014


  • Keyboard Shortcuts Part 1
  • Keyboard Shortcuts Part 2
  • Tips for Retouching and Text Wrap
  • Tool Presets and Actions
  • Blend Modes
  • Layer Styles
  • Smart Objects Part 1
  • Smart Objects Part 2
  • Smart Objects Part 3
  • Introduction to Masking
  • Creating Masks with Channels
  • Luminosity Masks
  • More Masking Options
  • Adobe Camera Raw and Hidden Tricks
  • Adobe Camera Raw Smart Objects and Using Adobe® Camera Raw
  • Compositing Headshots
  • Compositing Full Body
  • Removing Color Casts
  • Color Grading
  • Color LUT
  • Adobe Library and Apps
  • Content Aware, Free Transform and Puppet Warp
  • Typography and Creative Borders
  • Fantasy Characters Composite
  • Custom Workspace and Additional Tips

Taught by

Dave Cross


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