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Week 2: Photoshop CC Basics (about 90 minutes total)
(watch these before you come to class on Week 3)

Classroom in a Book: Lesson 01 “Getting to Know the Work Area” (Back on Week 1 Video page) 

Photoshop CC 2017 New Features (8 min.)

CS6/CC Workspace (3:13 min.)

When Adobe introduced Photoshop CS6, it came with a whole new look; designed to put the focus on your designs. Applies to the various CC and CS6 versions of Photoshop.

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Organizing Photoshop Panels (5:45 min.)

With all the panels in Adobe Photoshop, it’s sometimes difficult to quickly get to where you want to go. Let us show you how to organize your panels to get the best mix for the job at hand. Applies to the CC and CS6 versions of Photoshop.

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Changing the Photoshop view (2:43 min.)

The best way to work on your images in Adobe Photoshop is to work in the best view, so let’s show how to get the best view for the job at hand. Applies to the CC and CS6 versions of Photoshop.

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Working with tabbed documents (2:55 min.)

Learn how to work with multiple images in Photoshop as tabbed documents. Learn about reordering tabs, switching tabbed documents to floating windows, and cycling through open documents. Learn more from the full course on lynda.com.

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Working with the Zoom tool (3:40 min.)

Have you ever worked on an image, and wished it were a bit bigger? Well, that’s what the Zoom tool is for. In this video we will show you some creative touches to this standard Photoshop tool. Applies to the CC and CS6 versions of Photoshop.

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Preferences Overview (4:53 min.)

This overview of the Preference dialog box will get you comfortable with the options for customizing Photoshop CC.

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Rulers Grids and Guides in Photoshop CC (8:04 min.)

Learn how to use the rulers, grids, and guides in Photoshop CC with Kelly McCathran. You’ll learn how to align objects, create mock-ups, and add borders, as well as tips for working with a center-aligned grid.

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Screen Modes (3:14 min.)

Learn how to change the presentation of the Photoshop CC interface with Screen Modes.

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What is Bridge CC? (1:01 min.)

A basic overview of Adobe Bridge and how designers, photographers, and creative professionals are using it to navigate, organize, and place their digital assets.

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Using Undo and the History panel (6:45 min.)

Learn how to access your document’s history in Photoshop, as well as how to undo changes. Explore the History panel and see how to move through states with shortcuts and increase the maximum number of states that Photoshop can hold in memory.

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Understanding resolution (4:38 min.)

Resolution is a fundamental concept in Photoshop. This lesson will help you avoid getting thrown for a loop when you go to print your image or save it for the web.

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