Photoshop CC Working with Curves

The curves adjustment in Photoshop is the most detailed way to adjust color values of an image. In this course, you'll gain an understanding of color theory, and how it applies to image manipulation, automation, and color correction in Photoshop. Software required: Photoshop CC.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Mar 2, 2017
Duration
2h 1m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Mar 2, 2017
Duration
2h 1m
Description

Have you ever wondered how to use the curves adjustment in Photoshop? In this course, Photoshop CC Working with Curves, you'll take an in-depth look at how a software program like Photoshop understands color. This foundation will help you gain a better understanding of how to manipulate color values in images using curves. You'll also use curve presets and actions to batch process a set of poorly-lit product images. Finally, you'll put all of your curves knowledge to the test in order to channel mask and composite a basic product image. At the end of this course, curves will no longer seem like a perplexing, abstract color adjusting tool, but rather, you're best friend when it comes to image manipulation and adjustments. Software required: Photoshop CC.

About the author
About the author

Megan Young is lead user interface designer and front-end developer for AspDotNetStorefront in beautiful Ashland, Oregon. Megan has worked in the design industry for over 15 years and has spent the last 6 years specializing in e-commerce and front-end development.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone, my name is Megan Young, and welcome to my course, Photoshop CC Working with Curves. I am a web designer and front-end developer at AspDotNetStorefront. Have you ever tried to manipulate or color-correct an image in Photoshop and wondered if there was a tool that could pretty much do it all with highly-detailed accuracy? In this course we're going to learn about how make adjustments using the Curves palette in Photoshop. Some of the major topics that we will cover include a basic understanding of color theory and different color models, an in-depth overview of the curves Adjustment palette, and how to batch process and automate adjustments using curves. Finally, we'll use curves to create a pixel-perfect channel mask for compositing. By the end of this course, you'll know all about how to manipulate image color values using curves. Before beginning this course, you should be somewhat familiar with Photoshop. From here, you should feel comfortable diving into Photoshop courses on masking and compositing. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn all about curves with the Photoshop CC Working with Curves course at Pluralsight.