Lynda.com - Photoshop CS3 One-on-One: Beyond the Basics (2007) | ISO | 1.43 GB
Photoshop is the tool of choice for most creative professionals and has quickly become household name synonymous with computer art and image manipulation. In Photoshop CS3 One-on-One: Beyond the Basics, internationally renowned Photoshop guru Deke McClelland teaches such digital-age wonders as masking, filters, layers, blend modes, Liquify, Vanishing Point, and vector-based type. Along the way, Deke also teaches tried-and-true methods for sharpening details, smoothing over wrinkles and imperfections, trimming away jowls and fat, and wrapping one image around the surface of another. Plus, the training teaches how to construct and organize the elements in a composition so you can edit them easily in the future. Exercise files accompany the tutorial.
Ready for more Photoshop CS3 training with Deke? Check out Photoshop CS3 One-on-One: Advanced Techniques.
Note: Photoshop CS3 One-on-One: The Essentials is a recommended prerequisite to Photoshop CS3 One-on-One: Beyond the Basics.
Download Deke's customized keyboard layouts for Photoshop from the Exercise Files tab.
Understanding what Photoshop CS3 is and what it can do.
Zooming, scrolling, and getting around an image.
Making the most of the new-and-improved CS3 interface.
Using Adobe Bridge to organize and manage images.
Saving workspaces for maximum comfort and efficiency.
Correcting colors using the Variations and Hue/Saturation commands.
Taking on the professional-grade luminance editors, Levels and Curves.
Resampling an image and selecting an interpolation setting.
Cropping and straightening a photograph.