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Week 1: Photoshop CC Workspace Review

(videos total about 120 minutes)

 

Photoshop CC 2015 New Features (30 min.)

Introducing the Photoshop Workspace (21 min.)

A tour of the Photoshop interface. Part of the excellent MGD 111 Series on iTunes U created by Jay Shaffer © 2010-2013. Note: Jay created this using Adobe Photoshop CS6, VERY similar to the CC versions.

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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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15 Step Beginner’s Guide to Mastering Photoshop 🔥(1 hour 6 min.)

If you need a review of Photoshop CC, this is the guide for you. In this video, you will be taken from zero to hero in terms of being able to use Photoshop to perform simple, yet effective commands and functions and take control of the photograph or graphic design that you’re working on in Photoshop. This tutorial will help you take the first steps to getting better at using Photoshop and impressing your friends and your next potential boss with the new-found skills that you possess. Here’s to you becoming the next Photoshop MASTER!

VIDEO GUIDE:
01:44 Part 1: Working with the UI and saving Workspaces
05:28 Part 2: The PSD, New Documents, and Dragging in New Files
08:17 Part 3: Tabbed Documents and Navigating the Open Documents
10:47 Part 4: What, Why, and How of Layers
16:19 Part 5: All About the Selection Tools
21:25 Part 6: The Move Tool
24:51 Part 7: The Shape Tools
30:04 Part 8: The Type Tool
33:55 Part 9: The Power of The Adjustment Layers
38:10 Part 10: Masks and Masking
44:11 Part 11: Filters and Smart Filters
47:06 Part 12: Transforming, Rotating, Resizing, Scaling
53:42 Part 13: Cropping, Resizing, and Straightening
57:04 Part 14: Undoing and the History Panel
59:36 Part 15: Saving, Exporting, and File Types

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