Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Mastery – Free Video Training Tutorials

| July 29, 2012

In the all-new Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Mastery, the third and final installment of the popular series, join industry expert and award-winning author Deke McClelland for an in-depth tour of the most powerful and empowering features of Photoshop CS5.

Discover the vast possibilities of traditional tools, such as masking and blend modes, and then delve into Smart Objects, Photomerge, as well as the new Puppet Warp, Mixer Brush, and HDR features. Exercise files accompany the course. Recommended prerequisites: Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Fundamentals and Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Advanced. Topics include:

  • Painting on a photograph
  • Introducing masking
  • Making an alpha channel
  • The Pen tool and the Paths panel
  • Drawing a straight-sided outline
  • Photoshop CS5’s blend modes
  • Cycling between blend modes
  • Placing an Illustrator graphic
  • Vector copy and paste options
  • Introducing Smart Filters
  • Traditional High Pass sharpening
  • Canvas texture and brush libraries
  • Painting with a predefined custom brush
  • The Auto-Align Layers command
  • The Auto-Blend Layers command
  • Introducing HDR Toning
  • Reigning in clipped highlights
  • Creating an action set
  • Making an action

Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Mastery

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