Photoshop Tutorials


Photoshop is the premiere software for editing photos and we’ll walk you through every tool, technique, and trick in the book.

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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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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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Give your photos a professional finish with sharpening in Photoshop. Learn to enhance details, create contrast, and prepare your images for print, web, and social media.

Easy   |   3 Hours   |   14 Video Tutorials   |   Sharpening Actions Included

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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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Learn to realistically cut out and paint hair in Photoshop. Make quick selections using Select Color Range, make advanced selections with Channels, and paint in new, ultra-realistic hair with the Brush Tool.

Medium   |   4.75 Hours   |   18 Video Tutorials   |   10 Photoshop Brushes

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In this tutorial, we show you how to create a 3D extrusion from a 2D layer, how to group 3D objects, and how to change things like lighting and shadow color.

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How to Set Up and Use Wacom Pen Tablet
 

Every artist needs tools that will help them freely express their skills and ideas. For Photoshop and digital artists, Wacom tablets provide an incredible level of comfort and customization. Learn to setup and use a Wacom Intuos Pro.

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In this tutorial, we break down the compositing process with techniques for choosing images, making selections, and enhancing light and color. Learn to analyze light, perspective, and camera settings to predict how well photos will blend together.

Easy   |   5.5 Hours   |   22 Video Tutorials

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Creating a realistic composite image requires us to bring all of our Photoshop skills together. One of the most important steps is matching color between photos. Learn to automatically match colors faster and easier than ever!

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Learn how to use Blending Modes, Smart Objects, Layer Masks, and Adjustment Layers to seamlessly blend multiple exposures. Work through six different examples, combining two, three, and four exposures together.

Medium   |   1.5 Hours   |   9 Video Tutorials

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Removing edge fringe is an important step when compositing a subject. In this tutorial, we show you how to refine the edge of cut-out hair to make your next composite look seamless.

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Photoshop Actions can help you work faster than ever! Record and save complicated tasks, like coloring or sharpening, and apply them to any other image in only a fraction of the time.

Medium   |   3.5 Hours   |   14 Video Tutorials   |   Photoshop Actions Included

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In this tutorial, we walk you through how to manually blend exposures using the power and flexibility of Luminosity Masks. You will learn to create selections based on light levels and then use those selections to paint detail back into your photos.

Advanced   |   3.5 Hours   |   10 Video Tutorials   |   Photoshop Actions Included

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In this tutorial, we teach you everything you need to know about the Pen Tool, from the most important keyboard shortcuts to making beautiful lines and curves. Learn to change a background color, remove an entire background, and create a simple logo.

Medium   |   2.75 Hours   |   12 Video Tutorials

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Removing a background can be one of the most challenging problems in Photoshop. In this tutorial, we show you how to remove a background, change background colors, remove unwanted objects, and make perfect selections of people and hair!

Medium   |   4.75 Hours   |   14 Video Tutorials

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Learn to convert layers into Smart Objects, apply Smart Filters that can be adjusted or removed, and create multiple design mockups quickly and easily! Smart Objects will help you work faster, smarter, and non-destructively.

Easy   |   1.25 Hours   |   7 Video Tutorials

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Learn everything about layers and groups! From a thorough examination of the Layers Panel to the skills required to get all of the different elements of an image to blend together beautifully, these are must-have skills for the Photoshop pro.

Easy   |   3.75 Hours   |   16 Video Tutorials

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Learn to use Adobe Camera Raw to adjust white balance, recover details in the highlights and shadows, remove minor distractions, create HDR images, and to work seamlessly with Photoshop so that you can go back at anytime to make changes or adjustments.

Easy   |   3.5 Hours   |   23 Video Tutorials

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Sharpening is an important last step when finishing an edit. In this tutorial, we show you when and how to sharpen an image using our tried and tested method.

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Having a soft, out-of-focus background is an extremely effective way of drawing the viewer’s eye to your subject. This is best done in camera, but we’ll show you how to do it in Photoshop.

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In this tutorial, we’ll help you master every layer effect with practical examples like adding photorealistic text to an environment, creating a neon glow effect from scratch, using layer styles to add a natural glow to a light source and much more!

Easy   |   3.5 Hours   |   19 Video Tutorials

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In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to brighten a dark photo, bring up shadows, restore lost details, and rescue the original color in an image. Follow along with the free sample image!

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Easily create a beautiful photo mosaic effect that is the perfect finishing touch for those occasions where you’ve taken photos of a group of people or an event.

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Adjustment Layers are the smartest and most powerful tools for photo editing in Photoshop. We walk you through all 19 Adjustment Layers while showing you how to fix exposure, apply professional coloring, create custom LUTs and more.

Easy   |   4.5 Hours   |   29 Video Tutorials

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