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Weeks 8 & 9: Advanced Topics
Color, Printing, Fill Layers, Gradient Fills, Object Removal Techniques

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Everything is a Remix (37 min.): Remastered (2015 HD)

 

Exploring the print dialog (11:39 min.)

After you have edited, sized, and sharpened your photographs, Ben Long shows you how the Print dialog box in Photoshop works and what questions to ask yourself as you look to print your photographs. Applies to the CC and CS6 versions of Photoshop.

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Printing smaller size proofs (3:07 min.)

Learn how to use smaller test prints for proofing tone and color. Ben Long uses the Print dialog box’s resizing features to scale finished photos for test printing without using lots of media and ink. Applies to the CC and CS6 versions of Photoshop.

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Using fill layers to create a hand-painted look (7:22 min.)

Explore how to create a hand-painted image in Photoshop using fill layers. Learn how to create and apply fill layers to specific areas in an image, how to adjust the color of a fill layer, and how to paint color in from a mask.

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Using a gradient fill to add a color wash (5:59 min.)

Learn how to create a color wash over a black-and-white image in Photoshop. Explore working with gradient fill layers, modifying gradients in the Gradient Editor, creating and working with gradient presets, and blending two gradients together to build up an effective color wash.

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RGB vs. CMYK in Photoshop CC (9:08 min.)

Learn the significance of the RGB and CMYK color models for your images in Photoshop CC. You’ll learn about color shift and loss of vibrancy when converting between color models.

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Combining two images together with masking (6:56 min.)

Learn how to combine two different images together in Photoshop. This allows you to change the environment where the picture was taken by using the Free Transform, Crop, Selection, Mask and Refine Radius tools to transform two photos into one. Applies to the CC and CS6 versions of Photoshop.

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Applying the finishing touches to a composite photo (7:24 min.)

Learn how to reposition a subject, clean up a mask, and modify the overall color and tone of your combined photo in Photoshop. Applies to the CC and CS6 versions of Photoshop.

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Removing a subject from its background (5:05 min.)

Learn how to put a subject in a new environment. Chris Orwig uses the Quick Select tool to build a mask and take a subject from one photo to another. Applies to the CC and CS6 versions of Photoshop.

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