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Layer masks give you the ability to hide or show certain parts of layers. Best of all, they are completely reversible, so you can always bring back whatever you have hidden.

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Learn to create stunning composite images using just your phone. Join mobile artist Elise Swopes as she guides you through multiple apps, shares her creative vision, and discusses building her online business.

Medium   |   3 Hours   |   12 Sample Images

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This intermediate Photoshop tutorial covers everything you need to know about coloring and stylizing your images. Learn how to add clouds and dramatically alter the sky of your images to increase depth and mood, even if there are objects in the way!

Medium   |   1.5 Hours   |   2 Video Tutorials

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Perfect for graphics designers and web developers, learn to use the Slice Tool to cut up a high resolution image into multiple pieces to prepare it for the web.

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Speed up your workflow and learn to quickly identify what needs to be retouched in a photo and exactly how to do it. Shape the body, smooth skin, correct color, add texture, sharpen like the pros and much more!

Easy   |   1 Hours   |   1 Video Tutorials

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There are several tools in Photoshop that will help you get accurate measurements, but the easiest one to use is the Ruler tool.

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Create a sci-fi themed composite from start to finish. Learn how to photograph with a composite in mind. Then jump into Photoshop to build a background, create elements from scratch, and integrate subjects into the environment.

Advanced   |   4.5 Hours   |   5 Video Tutorials

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Rounding the corners of a rectangle can give you a much softer look that’s easier on the eye. Great for creating buttons or icons, we’ll teach you all the ways to use this versatile shape.

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Gain the confidence to master product photography! Take an outside-the-box approach to product photos with this composite where you can learn to match highlights and shadows, retouch products, and make details selections.

Medium   |   2 Hours   |   5 Video Tutorials

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Need to get precise? Zoom in! Images are getting more and more detailed as new cameras are released, so zoom in and get to the details.

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Learn portrait retouching, background retouching, and creative compositing from fine art and fashion photographer, Rob Woodcox! And along the way, Rob gives valuable insight into his process and how to run a successful creative business!

Medium   |   6 Hours   |   66 Sample Images

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Strategically and artfully merger and blend your layers in Photoshop with Clipping Masks. Great for combining multiple images, or being selective with an adjustment layer.

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In this tutorial, we show you how to add and balance lighting in any situation to capture all of the images needed to make a perfect composite. Then we put it all together in Photoshop.

Easy   |   1.75 Hours   |   3 Video Tutorials

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As opposed to directly affecting your image, a smart object creates a reference file of the original, so you are never directly changing the original file.

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Adding text to your image is easy with the Text Tool. Plus, there are tons of adjustments and controls that can be applied to change the way your text appears.

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Save yourself the hassle of trying to eyeball it and use The Alignment Tool. You can even align objects within the confines of a selection.

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All of your images are made up of a ton of color information, Channels allows you to separate, select, and view this information in 3 primary colors, red, green, and blue.

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Add creative and artistic effects to your images using the Filter Gallery.

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One of the few vector based features in Photoshop, Paths create line segments that can be scaled up and down without losing resolution.

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The Pen Tool is one of the most challenging tools in Photoshop to master but it is the best way to create perfect, precise selections. Learn everything you need to know about Paths and the Pen Tool in this essential tutorial.

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Modeled after techniques used when developing film, The Dodge Tool enables you to lighten pixels in your image. This is great for drawing attention or creating contours.

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There are several ways to blur objects in Photoshop, but the Blur Tool comes with a number of ways to control and fine tune it. Unlike Blur Filters, The Blur Tool allows you to precisely apply a blur to certain areas in an image.

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Push and pull pixels in your image with the Liquify Tool. This tool is great for reshaping or restructuring objects that seem a little off or out of place. This tool can be a Photographer’s best friend, but the key is moderation.

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Adjustment Layers allow you to apply effects and changes to your images that are not permanent and can be adjusted or reversed. Adjustment Layers are key to non-destructive editing.

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The Polygon Tool allows you to create a shape with as many sides as you want. Best of all, they are vector based objects, so they can be scaled up and down without losing quality.

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