Introduction to Photoshop CS6

In this collection of Photoshop CS6 tutorials, we will learn the fundamental tools, techniques, and workflows for Photoshop CS6. Software required: Photoshop CS6.
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jun 1, 2012
Duration
11h 57m
Table of contents
Introduction and Project Overview
Introduction to Photoshop CS6
Diving in Head First with a Mini-project 10m Continuing the Mini-project 15m Interface and UI Overview 14m Creating, Opening and Saving Files 12m Opening and Managing Multiple Files at Once 10m Utilizing Workspaces 7m Understanding Photoshop's Rulers, Grids, and Guides 14m Resizing vs. Resampling 16m Zooming, Panning, and the Navigator Panel 9m Straightening an Image with the Ruler Tool 6m Cropping an Image 12m Layers Panel Overview 9m Using the Move Tool in Photoshop 7m Managing Multiple Photoshop Layers 7m Locking Photoshop Layers 4m Undos and the History Panel 4m Enhancing an Image with Layer Styles 6m Using Smart Objects in Photoshop 5m Filtering Layers in the Layers Panel 5m Making Selections with the Marquee Tools 10m Making Selections with the Lasso Tools 9m Using the Quick Selection and Magic Wand Tools 9m Refining and Modifying Photoshop Selections 9m Using the Quick Mask Mode to Create Selections 6m Saving and Loading Selections 6m Selecting Ranges of Colors 5m Inverting Selections in Photoshop 2m Transforming Layers in Photoshop 5m Removing the Background Layer from Your Document 3m Content-aware Scaling in Photoshop 3m Puppet Warp in Photoshop 4m Using Adjustment Layers in Photoshop 8m Brightness and Contrast Adjustment 4m Understanding a Histogram in Photoshop 7m Levels Adjustments in Photoshop 6m Curves Adjustments in Photoshop 9m Adjusting the Hue and Saturation of an Image 7m Threshold Adjustment in Photoshop 2m Gradient Maps in Photoshop 4m Converting Color Images to Black and White 6m Document Color Modes 6m Background and Foreground Color Picker 9m Color and Swatch Panels in Photoshop 6m Using the Eyedropper Tool 6m Filling Selections with the Paint Bucket 8m Content Aware and History Filling 7m Content Aware Moving and Extending 8m Using and Customizing Gradients 14m Brush Basics 14m Customizing Brush Dynamics in the Brush Panel 12m Defining a Custom Brush Preset 13m Working with Presets and the Preset Manager in Photoshop 9m Painting with Natural Bristle Brushes 7m Painting with Air Brushes 9m Painting Erodible Brush Tips 6m Blending Colors with the Smudge Tool 6m Blending Colors with the Mixer Brush 7m Painting in Time with the History Brush 10m Duplicating Pixels with the Clone Stamp Tool 10m Repairing an Image with the Healing Brush 8m Repairing an Image with the Spot Healing Brushes 7m Repairing an Image with the Patch Tool 7m Dodging and Burning an Image 7m Enhancing an Image with the Sponge Tool 6m Erasing Tools and Workflows 12m Exploring Layer Masks in Photoshop 11m Refining Masks for Increased Precision 5m Clipping Masks 5m Drawing Paths with the Pen Tool 13m Creating Shapes with the Shape Tools 7m Using the Custom Shape Tool 6m Understanding How to Implement Vector Shapes in Photoshop 15m Adding Text to an Image 15m Managing Large Amounts of Text Using Character and Paragraph Styles 13m Blurring an Image in Photoshop 5m Using the Blur Gallery in Photoshop CS6 9m Sharpening an Image 11m Exploring the Filter Gallery 6m Using Smart Filters in Photoshop 8m Liquifying Images in Photoshop 10m Exploring the Timeline Panel in Photoshop 11m Editing a Video in Photoshop 16m Rendering a Video out of Photoshop 4m Creating 3D Layers in Photoshop 8m Rendering 3D Layers 6m Beginning a Second Mini-project 12m Finishing Our Second Mini-project and Conclusion 12m
Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jun 1, 2012
Duration
11h 57m
Description

In this collection of Photoshop CS6 tutorials, we will learn the fundamental tools, techniques, and workflows for Photoshop CS6. It can safely be said that Photoshop is truly the backbone of the computer graphics industry. From video games to movies and every area in between, Photoshop is one of the most commonly-used applications by working professionals in any creative field. Now, learning how to use a program like Photoshop can seem like a daunting task. Throughout this course, our goal is to teach you the tools, concepts, and workflows you will need to succeed with Photoshop. Not only this, but we will break them down so that they are easy to understand. We will dive in and learn about every key area, providing you with a solid foundation. It's important to us that you not only learn the basics of Photoshop but that you also develop good habits when it comes to this truly amazing application. Software required: Photoshop CS6.

About the author
About the author

Eddie is the dedicated Pluralsight texturing and rendering tutor. His roots are firmly planted in a deep background in illustration and design, and Eddie lives to express himself through his art. Eddie has been with Pluralsight (and previously Digital-Tutors) for four-plus years, teaching creative artists to expand their knowledge on everything from design and illustration, to hand painting beautiful textures for their models.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Introduction and Project Overview
Hello, and welcome to this collection of lessons dedicated to introducing you to Photoshop CS6, presented by digital-tutors. My name is Eddie and my partner Kyle and I will be your guides as we explore this powerful and feature rich application. Now, it can safely be said that Photoshop is truly the backbone of the computer graphics industry. From video games to movies and every area in between, I would estimate that Photoshop is the most commonly used application by working professionals in any creative field. Now, learning how to use a program like Photoshop can seem like a daunting task. I completely understand. Let me assure you of this-- throughout this course, our goal is to teach you the tools, concepts, and workflows you'll need to succeed with Photoshop. Not only this, but we'll break them down so that they are easy to understand. We'll dive in and learn about every key area, providing you with a solid foundation. It's important to us that you not only learn the basics of Photoshop, but that you also develop good habits when it comes to this truly amazing application. So let's go ahead and get started with our next lesson.