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Photoshop CS6 One-on-One: Mastery

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Overview

Deke McClelland puts his own spin on the most powerful features in Photoshop, from HDR imaging and video editing to animation and automated actions.

Join industry expert and award-winning author Deke McClelland in the fourth and final installment of his popular Photoshop CS6 One-on-One series. In this course, Deke puts his own spin on the most powerful features in Adobe Photoshop, including the Art filters, which enable you to transform an image into a digital painting, and Photomerge, which can stitch together multiple photos into a single panorama. Plus, dive into the extended features like 3D lighting effects, the Puppet Warp and animation toolset, high dynamic range (HDR) imaging, video editing, automated adjustments with actions, and much more.

Syllabus

35. Art Filters and Oil Paint
  • Welcome to One-on-One
  • Introducing the Filter Gallery
  • Modifying Filter Gallery settings
  • Combining multiple Filter Gallery effects
  • The strange power of the Sketch filters
  • Converting an image to etched outlines
  • Turning those outlines into "digital ink"
  • Duplicating a complex Smart Filter sequence
  • Customizing a filter effect for a new image
  • Tracking Filter Gallery effects by name
  • Pencil sketching one image onto another
  • Brightening eyes and teeth in a filtered portrait
  • Using the new Oil Paint filter
  • Customizing an effect with a filter mask
36. Lighting Effects
  • Shining light onto a photograph
  • Introducing the Lighting Effects filter
  • Creating a custom, colorful vignette
  • Creating an angled watermark pattern
  • Lighting a watermark texture map
  • Turning text into a soft texture map
  • Creating raised credit-card-style letters
  • Wrapping an image using a displacement map
37. Panoramas and Wide Angle
  • Correcting barrel distortion and panoramas
  • Introducing the Adaptive Wide Angle filter
  • Drawing polygonal constraints
  • Manually straightening a GoPro photo
  • Stitching together a seamless panorama
  • Correcting a panorama with Adaptive Wide Angle
  • Aligning constraints and overcorrecting
38. Puppet Warp and Animation
  • Distorting an extracted image
  • Extracting a foreground from a background
  • Introducing the Puppet Warp command
  • Changing the mode and adding rotation
  • Adjusting the Expansion value
  • Using Pin Depth and Density
  • Applying Puppet Warp to editable text
  • Creating an intermediate text frame
  • Converting layers into animated frames
  • Tweening and animating text
  • Exporting a QuickTime movie and GIF animation
39. Editing Video
  • Why edit video in Photoshop?
  • Loading video clips into Photoshop
  • Creating gradually fading transitions
  • Activating a few painless keyboard shortcuts
  • Adding text to your video
  • Combining your text into video groups
  • Adding motion to text (or any layer)
  • Adding soundtracks and voiceovers
  • Exporting and examining your video
  • Editing an existing video comp
  • Adding a video clip to the start of a track
  • Superimposing video clips with blend modes
  • Applying a Smart Filter to an entire video clip
40. High Dynamic Range
  • Merging multiple exposures in Photoshop
  • Automatically aligning bracketed photographs
  • Preparing bracketed photos in Camera Raw
  • Introducing the HDR Pro command
  • How the HDR Pro settings work
  • Dramatically increasing the detail in a photo
  • Adding a curve in HDR Pro to heighten reality
  • Creating a faux-HDR effect in Camera Raw
  • Simulating HDR exposures in Camera Raw
  • Merging simulated exposures in HDR Pro
  • Creating an authentic HDR portrait shot
  • Softening an HDR portrait shot
41. Advanced Layers
  • Managing the multilayer experience
  • Renaming a sequence of layers
  • Refining the Layers list using filter icons
  • Searching by name, effect, and blend mode
  • Color property, hide, show, and lock
  • Deleting empty layers; replacing fonts
  • Grouping layers by name
  • Masking groups and effects in one operation
  • Expanding and collapsing all groups and effects
  • Introducing layer comps
  • Creating a dynamic layer comp
  • Applying a mode or effect to an entire group
  • Moving many layers without upsetting comps
42. Actions
  • Three incentives for recording actions
  • Introducing the Actions panel
  • Recording a simple but practical action
  • Modifying settings and playing an action
  • Creating a dynamically adjustable action
  • Adding steps to an existing action
  • Actioning a consistent image resolution
  • Modifying an adjustment and adding Save As
  • Actioning the creation of a flat CMYK image
  • Batch-processing an entire folder of images
  • Saving and loading your actions
Conclusion
  • See ya

Taught by

Deke McClelland

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