Peachpit Press DVD & Book: Adobe Photoshop CS6: Core Training in Visual Communication (1st Edition)

Peachpit Press DVD & Book: Adobe Photoshop CS6: Core Training in Visual Communication (1st Edition)

Peachpit Press DVD & Book: Adobe Photoshop CS6: Core Training in Visual Communication (1st Edition)

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  • Learn by Video
  • Produced by video2brain
  • Instructor: Kelly McCathran
  • Date Published: June 8, 2012
  • 15 Hours of Video Tutorials
  • Quiz, Assessment, Review & Lesson Files
  • Watch & Work Mode for Ease of Use
  • Print Reference with Extra Material
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Peachpit Press 0321840712 overview

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Advance your Photoshop skills with Adobe Photoshop CS6: Core Training in Visual Communication: Learn by Video (1st Edition) published by Peachpit Press and distributed by Pearson Education. This training program from Adobe Press and video2brain features Kelly McCathran presenting a comprehensive introduction to Photoshop as well as fundamental photography and editing concepts. This video and booklet was published in June, 2012 and is structured around the objectives of the Adobe Certified Associate exam "Visual Communication Using Adobe Photoshop CS6".

Featuring fifteen hours of video tutorials, including lesson files, assessment quizzes and review materials. The video also features a "Watch and Work" allowing the participant to shrink the video into a small screen while following along in Photoshop. Supplemental material in the 48 page booklet enhances the video training.

Chapter 1: Introducing Photoshop CS6
1.1 Introduction
1.2 How to Launch the Files and Lessons
1.3 What Is Photoshop: Raster vs. Vector
1.4 What's New in Photoshop CS6 (Overview)
1.5 The Photoshop Family
1.6 Touring the Interface and Managing Document Windows
1.7 The Window > Application Frame (Mac Only)
1.8 Zooming and Navigating
1.9 Advanced Zooming and Navigating
1.10 Creating, Opening, Editing, and Saving
Chapter 2: Photoshop Project explorations
2.1 Using Multiple Undos and the History Brush Tool
2.2 Redesigned Mini Bridge
2.3 Adobe Bridge and Batch Renaming
2.4 Removing Unwanted Objects with Content-Aware Fill
2.5 Content-Aware Move, Patch, and History Brush Tools
2.6 Plug-ins a.k.a. Filters/Up in Smoke
2.7 Automatic Color Correction
2.8 Flawless Faces: Women
2.9 Flawless Faces: Men
2.10 Cropping and Straightening an Image
2.11 Content-Aware Scaling
2.12 Making Selections
Chapter 3: Customizing Photoshop
3.1 Under the Hood: New Auto Recovery, Customizing the Interface, and Hidden Plug-ins (Filters)
3.2 Arranging Panels, Switching Screen Modes, and Saving a Custom Workspace
3.3 Customizing Keyboard Shortcuts
3.4 Customizing Photoshop's Menus
3.5 Optimizing Photoshop's Performance: GPU, CPU, RAM, VRAM and More
3.6 Rulers, Guides, and Grids
Chapter 4: Image editing Concepts
4.1 Resolution, File Size, and Compression
4.2 RGB vs. CMYK
4.3 Importing Camera Images
4.4 Reviewing and Rating Images
4.5 Organizing Your Image Library
4.6 Nondestructive Editing
4.7 Selections: Rectangular and Elliptical
4.8 Selections: The Lasso and Polygonal Lasso Tools
4.9 Selections: The Magic Wand Tool
4.10 Selections: The Quick Selection Tool and Refine Edge
4.11 Using Refine Edge for Image Extraction
4.12 Converting to Black-and-White
Chapter 5: Layers and Masks
5.1 Removing Solid Backgrounds
5.2 Overview of Layers
5.3 Adding New Layers
5.4 Merging Two Images for One Perfect Shot
5.5 Layer Masks, the Key to Flawless Retouching
5.6 Creating Special Effects with Layer Masks
5.7 Correcting Color and Contrast Using a Layer Mask
5.8 Using Layer Styles
5.9 Changing Colors Using Layers
Chapter 6: Photo Retouching
6.1 Removing Red-Eye
6.2 Skin Perfection, Eye Brightening, and Double-Chin Removal
6.3 Creating "Hollywood" Skin
6.4 Realistic Retouching Using the History Panel
6.5 Dodging and Burning to draw Attention
6.6 Differences in the Primary Retouching Tools
6.7 Repairing Skin to New Layers
6.8 Did the Makeup Artist Go Too Far?
6.9 Drop 10 Pounds Without Dieting Using the Liquify Tool
Chapter 7: Creating Beautiful digital images with adobe Camera Raw
7.1 What Is Adobe Camera Raw and What Files Can It Correct?
7.2 Reading a Histogram and Using the Info Panel
7.3 Reading and Applying Metadata
7.4 Creating Metadata Templates
7.5 Removing Color Casts and Improving Contrast With ACR
7.6 Correcting a Series of Photos and the Image Processor
7.7 Cropping in Adobe Camera Raw
7.8 Boosting Color With Adobe Camera Raw
7.9 Selective Color in Adobe Camera Raw
7.10 Painting in Corrections with the Adjustment Brush
7.11 Using the Targeted Adjustment Tool
Chapter 8: Working with Type and Creating Mock-Ups
8.1 Typography in Photoshop
8.2 The Character Panel
8.3 The Paragraph Panel
8.4 Creating and Sharing Paragraph Styles
8.5 Character Styles
8.6 Creating Mobile Buttons
8.7 The Coolest Keyboard Shortcuts for Formatting Text
8.8 Using Guides and Layer Groups to Perfect the Layout
8.9 Advanced Blending Options for Type
Chapter 9: 3D and Video Editing
9.1 Making Text 3d
9.2 Creating a 3d Object
9.3 Creating a 3D Title Sequence
9.4 Video Editing in Photoshop
9.5 Adding Video Transitions
Chapter 10: Just for Fun
10.1 The "Tourist & Car" Remover
10.2 Creating Seamless Panoramic Images
10.3 "Cropiddy" Crop, Crop, Crop
10.4 Cropping to Ratios, Fixed Sizes, and Resolution
10.5 Perspective Crop Tool
10.6 Adaptive Wide Angle Correction
10.7 Blurring for Focus or Optical Illusion
10.8 Cool Lighting Effects
10.9 Warping Images
10.10 Puppet Warp
10.11 The Clone Stamp Tool
10.12 Merging High Dynamic Range Images
10.13 Vanishing Point
10.14 Using Blending Modes and Adding a Mask
Chapter 11: Outputting Your Images
11.1 Building a Web Photo Gallery
11.2 Creating a Contact Sheet
11.3 Saving Images for the Web
11.4 Color Settings
11.5 Preparing Press-Quality Images
11.6 Printing Images
Chapter 12: Artistic Expression and Special Effects
12.1 Turn Your Photo Into a Work of Art with Oil Paint
12.2 Creating Hand-Painted Artwork from a Photo with the Mixer Brush
12.3 Using Adobe Camera Raw for Painterly Effects
12.4 Creating Abstract Artwork with the Art History Brush
12.5 Using Actions for Special Effects
12.6 Record Your Hand-Drawn Painting
12.7 Create a Cartoon Avatar Using the Filter Gallery
12.8 Creating and Applying Patterns
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Peachpit Press 0321840712 specs

Subject Adobe Photoshop CS6
Author Produced by: video2brain
Presented by: Kelly McCathran
Edition First Edition
Hard/Soft Cover Paper Cover
Pages 48
Illustrations Not specified by publisher
ISBN Number ISBN-10: 0321840712
ISBN-13: 9780321840714
Publisher Peachpit Press
Date Published June 08, 2012
Dimensions Not specified by publisher
Packaging Info
Package Weight 0.8 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.0 x 7.4 x 1.1"

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DVD & Book: Adobe Photoshop CS6: Core Training in Visual Communication (1st Edition) is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Better than print I've just begun my jump from Photoshop CS to CS6 CC. The introductory video lesson was already helpful and informative. I look forward to the rest of the chapters.
Date published: 2013-07-05
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