I’m excited to announce that my new Photoshop 2017 Essential Training: The Basics course is now live on Lynda.com!
Here are the details:
Learning how to use Photoshop efficiently and effectively is the best investment you can make to get the most out of your pixels. Photoshop CC Essential Training: The Basics filters out the noise and complexity so that you understand the basic features and concepts you need to use Photoshop effectively, whether you’re a photographer or designer.
Julieanne Kost reviews the basics of digital imaging, from bit depth to image size, and shows how to use different Photoshop tools to crop and retouch photos, while always maintaining the highest-quality output. She shows the most efficient ways to perform common tasks, including working with layers, making selections, and masking. Along the way, you will learn the secrets of nondestructive editing using Smart Objects, and master features such as adjustment layers, blend modes, filters, and much more—increasing your productivity every step of the way.
• Opening files in Photoshop, Bridge, and Lightroom
• Arranging your workspace
• Modifying keyboard shortcuts
• Changing color mode, bit depth, and document size
• Cropping and straightening images
• Working with layers and layer masks
• Using brushes
• Making detailed selections
• Editing images with the Content-Aware tools
• Using blend modes
• Creating Smart Objects
• Using adjustment layers to change color, tone, contrast, and saturation
• Applying filters
If you’re looking for more information, you can check out all of my Lynda.com courses here including:
Bridge CC Essential Training
Adobe Camera Raw Essential Training
Photoshop 2017 Essential Training: Design
Photoshop 2017 Essential Training: Photography
Introduction to Photo Compositing
The Art of Photoshop Compositing
Photoshop CS6 Essential Training
And did you know that you can watch these videos off-line by using the Lynda.com desktop or mobile app?