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Understanding how foreground and background colors work in Photoshop will speed up your workflow and help you use Layer Masks more efficiently. Learn some commonly used keyboard shortcuts and how to get the most out of the Color Picker and Swatches.

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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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Achieve a vintage fashion look with the techniques in this Photoshop tutorial. Color correct, add soft light, enhance detail, smooth skin, and color complex objects.

Medium   |   1.75 Hours   |   1 Video Tutorials

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Photoshop Actions allow you to record a series of editing steps, and then apply that same series of edits to anything else. Actions can save you a ton of time when it comes to complex processes like sharpening.

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From drop shadows to strokes, Layer Effects are the easiest way to apply 2 dimensional styles to your layers. When used correctly, they can create some awesome looking effects in your images.

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Edit hundreds of photos in a matter of minutes with batch processing in Lightroom! Learn how to stay oraganized and sync edits across multiple photos.

Easy   |   1 Hour   |   40 Sample Images

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Work with textures, text, blurs, and color as you recreate the clean and polished look of a fashion magazine cover. We also cover how to retouch skin and use the Type Tool in Photoshop.

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Learn how to calculate advanced perspectives, create shadows, cut out subjects, and add light sources to an image. We also cover how to photograph and composite your subjects into a new background so they really stand out.

Advanced   |   3.25 Hours   |   7 Video Tutorials

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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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Red eye is not as much of a problem as it once was, but if you do find yourself editing an image with red eye, this is the perfect tool to use.

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Color Balance is a great way to make color adjustments to your images and can also be used to introduce some new colors as well.

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Opposite of The Dodge Tool, The Burn Tool darkens pixels as you paint. Best used in conjunction with The Dodge Tool, this is a great tool for adding definition to your images.

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A Levels Adjustment Layer gives you control over color balance, tone and exposure. After you master it, Levels will become one of your go-to tools.

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Learn the principles of color in Photoshop and use color theory to color correct, add dynamic colors, add movement, and create light flares. Also learn techniques to build a palette and take advantage of LAB Color Mode.

Medium   |   2 Hours   |   2 Video Tutorials

 

The Smudge Tool essentially pushes pixels around in your image. Although it is not the most practical tool, there are some artistic applications.

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One of the most useful navigational tools when doing closeup, detailed work, The Hand Tool allows you to easily move around your images.

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Hue/Saturation gives you the power to adjust, change, and add colors to your images. Colors have a ton of control over the look and feel of your images, so this is a great tool to be familiar with.

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Transform your next portrait image into a special effects scene worthy of a superhero. In this tutorial, you’ll learn to add realistic fire to your photos. Watch as we retouch a background, add fire, create custom brushes and much more.

Easy   |   1 Hours   |   4 Video Tutorials

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The Custom Shape Tool is great because you can create any shape you want, and since they are vector, they can be scaled infinitely up and down without losing resolution.

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Not happy with the changes you made? Go back in time using History. Photoshop records all of your actions and allows you to go back to previous versions of your image.

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Give your photos a worn and faded film look in Photoshop! Learn how to apply creamy sepia tone coloring, realistic noise and grain, and subtle light and blur effects to recreate that classic 35mm look.

Easy   |   2 Hours   |   9 Sample Images

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Black and White Adjustment Layers give you the most control when transfering a color image to Black and White. You can even adjust the light values for each individual color in your image.

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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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Edit faster and more efficiently by utilizing Keyboard Shortcuts in Photoshop. Easily access the tools you need and spend less time searching through menus.

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Follow along and learn how to take the texture from any background and blend it directly onto a subject. Discover techniques for blending, colorizing, advanced cloning, creating highlights and shadows, making selections and more.

Medium   |   1.25 Hours   |   1 Video Tutorials

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The Rectangle tool creates vector based rectangles that can be scaled up or down infinitely.

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In this tutorial, we’ll show you techniques for creating a space-age composite and then we’ll apply a dynamic parallax effect to create depth and space. Custom brushes and custom Heads-Up-Display graphics are included!

Advanced   |   4.75 Hours   |   13 Video Tutorials

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Sometimes you can end up with a bunch of different layer while editing in Photoshop. Groups are a great way to stay organized and edit multiple layers at once.

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Similar to the Rectangle Tool, The Ellipse Tool gives you the ability to make vector based circles and ovals that can be infinitely scaled up and down.

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In this tutorial, you will learn the photography and Photoshop required to transform your images into an underwater world. Color correct highlights and shadows independently, create light rays, create flowing hair, and learn to light a subject.

Advanced   |   2.75 Hours   |   1 Video Tutorials

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