Your First Day with Photoshop CC

If you are looking at Photoshop for the very first time, the application can be quite intimidating. Software required: Photoshop CC v14.0.
Course info
Rating
(30)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jul 29, 2013
Duration
6h 25m
Table of contents
Introduction and Project Overview
Your First Day with Photoshop CC
Creating, Opening, and Saving Files 11m Interface and UI Overview 10m Zooming, Panning, and the Navigator Panel 9m Understanding Resizing and Resampling 13m Cropping an Image 9m Layers Panel Overview 13m Enhancing an Image with Layer Styles 10m Using the Move Tool and Some of the Shortcuts Associated with It 7m Transforming with the Move Tool 12m Undos and the History Panel 6m Making Selections with Marquee and Lasso Tools 13m Using Quick Selection and Magic Wand Tools. 11m Making Selections with Quick Mask Mode 7m Adjustment and Fill Layers 10m Using the Brightness and Contrast Adjustment 5m Using the Levels Adjustment 10m Using the Curves Adjustment 11m Using the Hue/saturation Adjustment 10m Document Color Modes and Color Settings 8m Understanding Background/foreground Colors and the Color Picker 11m Using the Color and Swatch Panel 10m Using the Eyedropper Tool and Color Sampling Workflows 7m Understanding Photoshop Brush Basics 12m Customizing Brush Dynamics in the Brush Panel 10m Defining a Custom Brush Preset 9m Filling Selections with the Paint Bucket Tool 9m Using and Customizing Gradients 14m Painting with Natural Bristle Brushes 9m Repairing an Image with the Spot Healing Brush 8m Duplicating Pixels with the Clone Stamp Tool 9m Defining and Using Tool Presets 10m Hiding Information in an Image Using Layer Masks 14m Refining a Mask to Increase Precision 11m Drawing Paths with the Pen Tool and Freeform Pen Tool 14m Adding Text to an Image 10m Blurring an Image 8m Sharpening an Image 11m Using the Liquify Filter 10m
Description
Course info
Rating
(30)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jul 29, 2013
Duration
6h 25m
Description

If you are looking at Photoshop for the very first time, the application can be quite intimidating. Where do you start? What do you learn first? This tutorial was specifically designed to answer just those questions for you. We will be focused here on getting you up and running in the application quickly, teaching you about tools and workflows that you will need to understand from day one. To begin this Photoshop training, we will start out slowly, introducing you to the various pieces of the user interface and some important terminology. From here we'll move on and spend some time getting to know layers and learning how to utilize a layer-based workflow. Next, we'll learn about selections and the various ways we can create them before learning about some of the most important image adjustments we can make in Photoshop. Moving on, we'll methodically move from topic to topic, learning about important tools and features such as color, brushes, image healing, masking, vector tools, and filters. By the end of this tutorial, you will have accumulated a solid foundation of knowledge and be ready to move deeper into this powerful application. Software required: Photoshop CC v14.0.

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
Hi I'm Eddie with digital-tutors. In this series of tutorials, we'll teach you about many of the powerful tools and workflows you'll need to know about on your first day with Photoshop CC. If you're looking at Photoshop for the very first time, the application can be quite intimidating. Where do you start? What do you learn first? This course was specifically designed to answer just those questions for you. We'll be focused here on getting you up and running in the application quickly, teaching you about the tools and workflows that you'll need to understand from day one. To begin this course we'll start out slow, introducing you to the various pieces of the user interface and some important terminology. From here we'll move on and spend some time getting to know layers in Photoshop and learning how to utilize a layer-based workflow. Next we'll learn about selections and various ways we can create them before learning about some of the most important image adjustments that we can make here in Photoshop. Moving on, we'll methodically move from topic to topic, learning about important tools and features, such as color, brushes, image healing, masking, vector tools and filters. By the end of this course, you'll have accumulated a solid foundation of knowledge and be ready to move deeper into this powerful application. So let's go ahead and get started with our next lesson.