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Eight Things Everyone Should Know about Photoshop

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Overview

What makes Photoshop Photoshop? Learn about layers and channels, sharpening, selections and masks, the retouching tools, blend modes, color modes, Smart Objects, and layer masks.

Overwhelmed by Photoshop? There are eight useful things that make Photoshop Photoshop, and Deke McClelland is here to explain them in plain and simple terms. If you're exploring Photoshop for the first time, or just want a 5,000-foot view before wading back into the nitty gritty, this course will help you understand the core features—layers and channels, sharpening, selections and masks, the retouching tools, blend modes, color models, Smart Objects, and layer masks—that lie at the heart of this amazing image editing program.

Syllabus

Introduction
  • Welcome
1. What Makes Photoshop Photoshop
  • Chops vs. layers
  • The sharpening filters
  • Selecting and masking
  • Retouching and healing
  • Blend modes
  • RGB, CMYK, and Lab
  • Smart objects
  • Layer masks

Taught by

Deke McClelland

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