Total Training for Adobe Photoshop CS3: Essentials

Video Description

By the end of this course you will be proficient at: understanding the toolbars and interface, navigating documents, the fundamentals of color correction, layering, doctoring images, filters and special effects. You will not be a Photoshop expert but you will have the foundations to manipulate images and the comfort of understanding the tools and interface of Photoshop CS3.

Table of Contents

  1. CHAPTER 1: THE GLORY OF PHOTOSHOP
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:02:10
    2. Color Correction 00:03:10
    3. Editing Non-Destructively 00:01:56
    4. Painting with Digital Paint 00:03:33
    5. Doctoring Images 00:02:12
    6. Using Special Effects 00:02:09
    7. Automating Your Workflow 00:02:39
    8. Sorting & Organizing Photos in Adobe Bridge 00:04:00
    9. Understanding Industry-Specific Work 00:02:55
    10. Integration with Other Programs 00:01:58
  2. CHAPTER 2: PREPARING TO USE PHOTOSHOP
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:44
    2. Using the New CS3 Interface 00:06:34
    3. Customizing Keyboard Shortcuts 00:03:54
    4. Customizing Menus 00:02:57
    5. Customizing Your Workspace 00:02:20
    6. Creating a New Document 00:03:49
    7. Examining the Document Window 00:03:45
    8. Navigating Documents 00:04:34
    9. Using Essential Keyboard Shortcuts 00:04:01
    10. Differences between Mac & PC Functionality 00:03:38
  3. CHAPTER 3: SELECTION BASICS
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:31
    2. Introducing Selecting 00:04:35
    3. Using the Marquee Tools 00:02:48
    4. Using the Lasso Tools 00:06:14
    5. Experimenting with Selection Tricks 00:04:19
    6. Manipulating Selections 00:03:42
    7. Using the Magic Wand Tool 00:03:22
    8. Using the Quick Selection Tool 00:02:46
    9. Refining Selection Edges 00:03:19
    10. Saving Selections 00:02:56
  4. CHAPTER 4: LAYER BASICS
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:36
    2. Utilizing Layers Will Save Your Life 00:05:21
    3. Stacking Order 00:02:29
    4. Renaming & Duplicating Layers 00:03:46
    5. Applying Layer Locks 00:03:17
    6. Understanding Opacity 00:02:52
    7. Selecting & Linking Multiple Layers 00:03:22
    8. Creating a Layer Group 00:02:33
    9. Learning My Favorite Trick 00:02:44
  5. CHAPTER 5: COLOR THEORY & COLOR CORRECTION
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:24
    2. Understanding Color Theory 00:06:41
    3. Using the Adobe Color Picker 00:08:31
    4. Creating & Using Swatches 00:05:16
    5. Using Tools for Correcting Luminance 00:05:07
    6. Using Commands for Correcting Luminance 00:08:22
    7. Using Tools for Correcting Color 00:03:31
    8. Using Commands for Correcting Color 00:06:24
    9. Making Black & White Adjustments 00:03:30
  6. CHAPTER 6: PAINTING 101
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:24
    2. Discovering the Power of Brushes 00:06:31
    3. Creating a Soft-Edged Brush 00:03:06
    4. Changing the Brush Tip 00:03:50
    5. Using Brushes with Other Tools 00:02:04
    6. Previewing Advanced Brushes 00:04:25
    7. Creating Brushes from Scratch 00:02:21
    8. Using the Eyedropper Tool 00:04:37
  7. CHAPTER 7: UNDO OPTIONS & THE HISTORY PALETTE
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:23
    2. Undoing Mistakes 00:04:17
    3. Changing History State Preferences 00:02:22
    4. Using the History Palette 00:05:06
    5. Allowing Non-Linear History 00:01:43
    6. Using Scratch Disks 00:03:00
  8. CHAPTER 8: GUIDES, RULERS & THE HELP VIEWER
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:40
    2. Referencing the Adobe Help Viewer 00:03:17
    3. Using Rulers 00:03:32
    4. Working with Guides 00:04:46
    5. Choosing Color Samples 00:03:38
    6. Using the Count Tool 00:01:59
    7. Using the Ruler Tool 00:01:34
    8. Using the Annotation Tools 00:02:23
  9. CHAPTER 9: RASTER VS. VECTOR-BASED IMAGES
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:27
    2. Contrasting Raster & Vector Images 00:04:41
    3. Making Shapes 00:07:22
    4. Creating Text 00:05:58
    5. Learning Typography Basics 00:07:47
    6. Warping Type 00:04:22
    7. Final Comments & Credits 00:01:58
  10. CHAPTER 10: DOCTORING IMAGES
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:32
    2. Transforming Objects 00:10:26
    3. Rasterizing & Warping Text 00:04:41
    4. Using the Perspective Crop Tool 00:02:10
    5. Using the Clone Stamp Tool 00:04:10
    6. Using the Healing Brush & Patch Tool 00:04:06
    7. Using the Spot Healing Brush Tool 00:04:44
  11. CHAPTER 11: SMART OBJECTS ARE SMARTER THAN ME
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:18
    2. Placing External Files 00:05:26
    3. Editing Smart Objects 00:02:41
    4. Saving Smart Objects 00:02:24
    5. Making Custom Smart Objects 00:03:24
    6. Converting Smart Objects to Regular Objects 00:02:36
  12. CHAPTER 12: FILTERS & SPECIAL EFFECTS
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:27
    2. Introducing Smart Filters 00:01:56
    3. Using Blur Effects 00:06:20
    4. Using Sharpening Effects 00:04:17
    5. Using the Liquify Effect 00:04:36
    6. Using Distortion Effects 00:05:47
    7. Using Render Effects 00:05:36
    8. Using Multiple Effects 00:05:21
  13. CHAPTER 13: THE POWER OF AUTOMATION
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:41
    2. Saving & Loading Dialog Presets 00:04:23
    3. Applying Actions 00:04:03
    4. Cropping & Straightening Photos 00:03:45
    5. Introducing Photomerge® 00:05:16
    6. Using the Web Photo Gallery 00:07:19
    7. Automating from Bridge 00:02:37
  14. CHAPTER 14: INTERMEDIATE LAYER CONCEPTS
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:31
    2. Introducing Layer Styles 00:06:36
    3. Adding a Drop Shadow 00:03:56
    4. Creating a Simulated 3D Effect 00:04:10
    5. Touring the Other Effects 00:04:58
    6. Painting with 3D Paint 00:03:48
    7. Using Adjustment Layers 00:06:30
    8. Creating Layer Comps 00:05:53
  15. CHAPTER 15: OUTPUT OPTIONS
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:21
    2. Saving for Print & Web Overview 00:03:05
    3. Introducing Zoomify™ 00:02:55
    4. Saving for Video & Devices Overview 00:02:52
    5. Discussing Print File Formats 00:07:37
    6. Discussing Web & Video File Formats 00:02:17
    7. Saving Images for the Web 00:05:32
    8. Understanding Image Size & Resolution 00:05:49
    9. Trimming & Cropping 00:04:09
    10. Using the New Print Dialog Box 00:03:36
  16. CHAPTER 16: ADOBE BRIDGE, CAMERA RAW & DEVICE CENTRAL
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:34
    2. Organizing Images in Bridge 00:05:56
    3. Creating Metadata in Bridge 00:05:01
    4. Importing Photos from Your Camera 00:03:12
    5. Working with Camera Raw 00:05:50
    6. Using Adobe Device Central 00:03:49
    7. Final Comments & Credits 00:01:59

Product Information

  • Title: Total Training for Adobe Photoshop CS3: Essentials
  • Author(s): Chad Perkins
  • Release date: February 2007
  • Publisher(s): Total Training
  • ISBN: 0827911253093