The host, Deke McClelland, provides more than eight hours of detailed instruction for advanced Photoshop topics including 16-bit support, HDR integration, tools for adding sharpness and removing blur and noise, as well as how to apply duotones, spot colors, and gradients.
Designed to help master the craft and unveil advanced techniques in Adobe's flagship graphics program.
Learn how to integrate HDR, add sharpness and removing blur and noise, as well as how to apply duotones, spot colors, and gradients.
Transform and edit layers non-destructively using Smart Objects, allowing a professional user to go back and revise without any loss in quality.
This title is available in the
Total Training All-Access library.
Creating a Gradient Selection & Filling with History
Painting with the History Brush
Using the Healing Brush Tools
Using Color Range to Generate a Selection to Make a Patch
Filling in Seams of a Patch with the Healing Brush
Retouching Using the History Brush, Cloning & Fading
Adding Noise with the Healing Brush & Fading Opacity
Moving & Transforming a Selection from One Image to Another
Adjusting the Levels of One Image to Match Another
Merging Two Layers Using the Healing Brush
Using the Liquify Filter to Retouch an Image
Softening Transitions & Bolstering Shadows
Chapter 9: Vanishing Point (61 min)
Preparing to Use the Vanishing Point Filter
Creating a Grid
Adding Planes to a Grid
Editing an Image inside Vanishing Point
Healing Transformed Areas
Retouching Using the Stamp Tool
Pasting & Compositing with Vanishing Point
Adjusting Masks for Better Composites
Accounting for Different Perspectives
Pasting Text into Vanishing Point
Chapter 10: Smart Objects (37 min)
Placing an Illustrator® File as a Smart Object
Using Illustrator to Edit the Contents of a Photoshop File
Importing an Image into a Composition
Converting a Standard Layer to a Smart Object
Duplicating & Transforming Smart Objects
Applying Warp Transformations to Smart Objects
Modifying Smart Objects in the Liquify Dialog Box
Changing the Color of Smart Objects
Applying a Color Overlay to a Single Smart Object
Grouping Layers & Making Final Transformations
In 1985, Deke McClelland oversaw the implementation of the first personal computer-based production department in Boulder, Colorado. He later graduated to be artistic director for Publishing Resources, one of the earliest all-PostScript service bureaus in the United States.
These days, Deke is a well-known expert and lecturer on Adobe Photoshop and the larger realm of computer graphics and design. He serves as host to the interactive Video Workshop that ships with Photoshop CS as well as the exhaustive and entertaining Total Training for Adobe Photoshop CS. His other DVD- and CD-based video series include Total Training for Adobe Illustrator CS and Total Training Presents: Photoshop Elements 3 Unleashed and QuarkXPress to Adobe InDesign CS—Making the Switch.
In addition to his videos, Deke is creator of the tutorial One-on-One series, published by Deke Press in association with O’Reilly Media. These full-color titles include 12 classroom-style lessons with two hours of video tutorials produces by Total Training. Titles include the bestselling Adobe Photoshop CS One-on-One, Adobe InDesign CS One-on-One, and the upcoming Photoshop Elements 3 for Windows One-on-One. Deke’s other books include Photoshop CS Bible, Photoshop CS Bible—Professional Edition, Photoshop CS For Dummies, and Photoshop Elements 3 For Dummies (both Wiley).
In 1989, Deke won the Benjamin Franklin Award for Best Computer Book. Since then, he has received honors from the Society for Technical Communication (once in 1994 and twice in 1999), the American Society of Business Press Editors (1995 and 2000), the Western Publications Association (1999), and the Computer Press Association (1990, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1997, and twice in 2000). In 1999, Book Bytes named Deke its Author of the Year. In 2002, he was inducted into the Photoshop Hall of Fame, sponsored by the National Association of Photoshop Professionals.
In addition to his other credits, Deke is an Adobe Certified Expert, a member of the PhotoshopWorld Instructor Dream Team, a featured speaker for Geek Cruises’ Mac Mania and Photoshop Fling events, a regular speaker for The InDesign Conference, and a regular contributor to Photoshop User magazine. He lives in Boulder, Colorado.