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Free Tutorials


PHLEARN got it’s start teaching free tutorials on YouTube, and today our community has grown into the millions!

Welcome to the PHAMILY.

 

Learn how to edit photos non-destructively using Adjustment Layers, how to use use Layer Masks to hide and show parts of a layer, and learn the importance of saving your work as both a .PSD and a .JPG.

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export sharpen web
 

We break down the best workflow for saving images for display on the web and social media. Learn proper workflow for resizing, sharpening, and preserving accurate color information.

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enhance subject photoshop
 

Learn how to help a subject stand out in any photo! Enhance colors, adjust exposure, and add sharpening to help guide the eyes of the viewer.

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custom brush photoshop
 

Learn how to create a custom brush out of any shape in Photoshop! Aaron breaks down how to make a brush from scratch and how to use the Brush Settings Panel to add natural variation for realistic effects.

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natalia seth paint splatter compositing
 

Natalia Seth shows us how she created the paint splash effect in one of her most popular conceptual portraits. Learn how to make accurate selections, adjust color, and match lighting for composites.

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Aaron sits downs with photographer and Photoshop artist Natalia Seth to discuss her colorful, imaginative work and her rise to Instagram stardom.

curves in photoshop
 

Learn all about Curves, a precision tool that can help fix exposure, brighten up a subject, and even add and change colors in any photo.

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skin retouching photoshop
 

Learn the fundamentals of skin retouching! Aaron demonstrates how to remove small and large blemishes, recover skin texture, and even out skin tones in Photoshop.

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spot healing photoshop
 

Every photo has them; small distractions that take away focus from the subject and scene. Learn how to remove unwanted elements from any photo using the Spot Healing Brush Tool.

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enhance eyes curves photoshop
 

Learn to help eyes look their best by enhancing highlights with Curves, enhancing and adding color with Solid Color Fill, and by applying professional level sharpening with Unsharp Mask.

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black and white photoshop
 

Learn the best method for converting your images to black and white in Photoshop using Black & White Adjustment Layers and Levels.

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dodge burn curves photoshop
 

Learn how to use Curves Adjustment Layer to quickly and easily dodge and burn any photo. Add more dimension and draw more attention to your subjects!

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color tone photoshop square
 

Learn how to add style and color to any image using Levels in Photoshop. Save time and get professional coloring in only a few minutes!

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color space photoshop srgb
 

In this tutorial, we break down the differences between LAB, ProPhoto RGB, sRGB and more, while offering general tips on how to choose what color space to work in and to use when exporting your photos.

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adobe camera raw
 

Learn how to open RAW photos in Photoshop through Adobe Camera RAW, load them as Smart Objects, and and setup your project to work with all of the benefits of a 16-bit image.

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The Frame Tool allows you to turn any shape or text layer into a container which can hold any image. In this episode, Aaron demonstrates how the Frame Tool works and then compares it to its more powerful cousin, Clipping Masks.

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We take a look at some of the improvements to the Content-Aware Fill Tool in Adobe Photoshop CC 2019.

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Go behind the scenes of a product photoshoot and also see part of the post-production process as Aaron demonstrates how to retouch and extend a background in Photoshop.

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Learn how to color correct skin using Selective Color Adjustment Layers to isolate and adjust individual color channels to dial in the perfect look for your portraits.

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Learn how to color correct skin using Selective Color Adjustment Layers to isolate and adjust individual color channels to dial in the perfect look for your portraits.

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Take any design and transform it into a realistic tattoo! Learn to use Filters to add natural variation to lines, follow the shape and form of a body using the Liquify Tool and Smudge Tool, and add realistic shading using our exclusive custom brush!

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Learn how to use a Threshold Adjustment Layer in combination with a Levels Adjustment Layer to realistically place a person into any new environment.

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color photos fill layers
 

Solid Color Fill Layers are one of the most useful tools in Photoshop for quickly adding color and style to any image. Learn about Fill Layers, Blending Modes, Blend If, and more!

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We make sense of some of the most common file formats used in Photoshop. From TIFs to GIFs and PNGs to JPEGs, we’ll show you the best ways to save and export your work!

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With so much natural variation, hair can be one the most challenging things to style and recreate in Photoshop. Not anymore! We break down some simple techniques that will help you shape, fill in, and paint new, realistic hair in minutes.

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