Monday, January 26, 2015

If anyone is interested, I found this free offer for Photoshop training.  It is only good until Feb 2nd, but Julieanne Kost is an excellent Adobe trainer. (article) (training site)

13+ hours of Bridge, Camera Raw and Photoshop training series. Julieanne Kost is an excellent Adobe trainer. Topics include:
• Comparing raw and JPEG file formats
• Retouching and automating workflow with Camera Raw
• Navigating documents and the Photoshop interface
• Understanding file formats, resolution, canvas size, and print size
• Cropping, straightening, transforming, warping, scaling, and resizing images
• Selecting, stacking, aligning, and grouping layers
• Making precise selections using the Marquee, Lasso, and Brush tools
• Using Refine Edge, Quick Selection, and layer masks to isolate soft edge objects
• Improving tone, contrast, and color selectively
• Converting to black and white and tinting images
• Retouching blemishes, smoothing skin, whitening teeth, and brightening eyes
• Retouching with the Liquify, Content-Aware Fill, Healing Brush, and Patch tools
• Merging multiple exposures
• Making nondestructive changes with Smart Filters
• Adding texture, edge effects, and drop shadows with blend modes
• Working with type
•• Adding layer effects
• Saving and sharing images via contact sheets, web galleries, and Save For Web
• Editing video and audio clips

1 comment:

  1. You can still access this and several other Photoshop tutorials for free through some of our local libraries. Dakota County Library offers free access to for Dakota County residents, and Saint Paul Public Library offers access to virtually all Minnesota residents who've registered their library cards in Saint Paul.