Adobe Photoshop CS4 Essential Training

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Adobe Photoshop CS4 Essential Training

Post by dineshray on Sun Nov 30, 2008 10:19 pm

Adobe Photoshop CS4 Essential Training



Photoshop has become an indispensible tool for photographers, designers, and all other creative professionals, as well as students. Photoshop CS4 Essential Training teaches a broad spectrum of core skills that are common to many creative fields: working with layers and selections; adjusting, manipulating, and retouching photos; painting; adding text; automating; preparing files for output; and more. Instructor Jan Kabili demonstrates established techniques as well as those made possible by some of the new features unique to Photoshop CS4. This course is indispensable to those who are new to the application, just learning this version, or expanding their skills. Example files accompany the course.


Table of contents:
Introduction
Welcome 1:56 12.8 MB
Using the example files 1:04 1.1 MB

1. The Interface
Touring the interface 4:29 6.6 MB
Working with tabbed documents 5:33 12.9 MB
Using tools efficiently 3:49 5.7 MB
Arranging panels 3:52 6.7 MB
Customizing keyboard shortcuts 2:50 5.2 MB
Saving a custom workspace 2:59 5.1 MB
Changing screen modes 2:03 4.4 MB

2. Bridge
Touring the Bridge interface 6:37 11.5 MB
Opening images from Bridge 1:20 2.1 MB
Reviewing images 4:44 9.7 MB
Finding images 6:28 9.8 MB

3. Basics
Setting preferences 4:22 7.2 MB
Choosing color settings 8:17 11.1 MB
Zooming and panning 5:33 13.1 MB
Resizing and image resolution 3:26 5.4 MB
Adding to the canvas 2:02 2.9 MB
Rotating the canvas 1:44 3.4 MB
Choosing color 4:58 6.9 MB
Sizing a brush tip 3:05 4.4 MB
Undoing and the History panel 5:04 8 MB
Saving and file formats 3:27 4.1 MB
Creating a file from scratch 3:27 4 MB

4. Selections
Making geometric selections 6:29 9.3 MB
Modifying selections 5:05 11.2 MB
Combining selections 3:29 7.6 MB
Using the Quick Selection tool 5:48 12 MB
Refining selection edges 4:26 12.2 MB
Using Quick Mask mode 2:21 5.5 MB
Selecting with the improved Color Range command 4:44 8 MB
Selecting with the Magnetic Lasso tool 2:30 4.2 MB
Using the Background Eraser tool 3:14 4.9 MB
Saving selections 1:34 2.9 MB

5. Layers
Understanding layers 6:01 7 MB
Creating layers 5:17 6.9 MB
Working in the Layers panel 2:20 2.9 MB
Locking layers 4:27 5.8 MB
Working with multiple layers 4:12 5 MB
Merging and flattening layers 4:07 5 MB
Adding a shape layer 4:55 7.2 MB
Basic layer masking 4:37 6.1 MB
Using layer blend modes and opacity 5:40 8.2 MB

6. Photo Manipulation
Cropping 3:28 4.5 MB
Straightening 3:19 5.3 MB
Transforming 4:44 8.6 MB
Working with Smart Objects 6:50 12.1 MB
Using Content-Aware Scaling 5:13 10.7 MB

7. Photo Adjustments
Reading histograms 4:27 5.6 MB
Using adjustment layers and the Adjustment panel 6:17 8.4 MB
Adjusting tones with Levels 8:09 9.7 MB
Limiting adjustments with layer masks 5:56 8.1 MB
Using masks in the new Masks panel 6:25 7.5 MB
Limiting adjustments by clipping 3:08 4.1 MB
Adjusting with Shadow/Highlight 5:26 7.4 MB
Adjusting with Curves 8:09 10.3 MB
Adjusting with Hue/Saturation 4:04 6 MB
Adjusting with Vibrance 2:28 3.2 MB
Removing a color cast 4:45 5.8 MB
Using the Black & White adjustment layer 2:45 3.8 MB
Using the Dodge, Burn, and Sponge tools 4:30 5.5 MB
Reducing noise 2:57 4.8 MB
Sharpening 5:05 6.2 MB

8. Photo Retouching
Using the Spot Healing Brush tool 5:18 7.6 MB
Using the Healing Brush tool 5:58 8.4 MB
Using the Patch tool 5:07 7.2 MB
Using the Clone Stamp tool 4:13 5.6 MB
Enhancing eyes 9:56 14.7 MB
Changing facial structure 5:32 8.6 MB
Softening skin 3:38 4.9 MB

9. Raw Processing in Adobe Camera Raw
What's a raw image? 4:25 6.1 MB
Touring the Camera Raw interface 7:47 14 MB
Working in the Basic panel 8:10 15.4 MB
Working in the Tone Curve panel 2:25 4.5 MB
Working in the HSL/Grayscale and Split Toning panels 3:57 7.8 MB
Looking at the other Camera Raw panels 3:51 7.1 MB
Using the Adjustment Brush tool 4:07 9.4 MB
Using the Graduated Filter tool 4:02 7.5 MB
Working with multiple files 6:55 12.1 MB

10. Painting
Using the Brushes panel 8:30 14.7 MB
Filling with color 3:50 8.2 MB
Replacing color 4:18 8.7 MB
Using gradients 4:34 6.3 MB

11. Text
Working with point type 10:02 12.9 MB
Working with paragraph type 3:18 4.1 MB
Warping text 3:42 5.1 MB

12. Special Effects
Adding a layer style 4:06 5.5 MB
Customizing a layer style 3:39 5.4 MB
Copying a layer style 3:03 3.9 MB
Creating a new style 3:32 5.1 MB
Using Smart Filters 5:22 8.4 MB
Working in the Filter Gallery 5:42 11.3 MB

13. Combining Images
Auto-blending focus 5:09 6.7 MB
Creating Photomerge panoramas 4:13 6 MB
Combining group photos 4:41 7.8 MB

14. Automation
Creating an action 7:40 10.9 MB
Batch processing with an action 7:03 9.5 MB
Using the Image Processor 10:11 13.8 MB

15. Output
Printing 11:56 16.6 MB
Making a contact sheet from Bridge 6:12 9 MB
Creating a web gallery from Bridge 7:24 10.8 MB
Preparing photos for the web 4:20 6.5 MB

Conclusion
Goodbye 0:30 0.5 MB


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