How to Create Photoshop Magic

$297

Become a Photoshop master. This course builds on all the basic techniques of Photoshop, teaching you to really master all the tools and skills and create professional photos.

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This course is for you if…

You struggle with any of the tools you need to make over-the-top images.

You can’t get the effects you want in your final images.

You lack the retouching skills you need for professional-quality photos.

Gain complete mastery in the tools and tricks of Photoshop!

What You’ll Learn

We’re going to take all the basic skills you’ve learned in the earlier courses, and maximize their potential.

You’ll learn a massive amount of techniques for creating motion, changing light, adding sparkle to eyes, and retouching to resolve any problem you may encounter.

I’m going to teach you advanced masking tools, and how to paint in light, and how to change and manipulate color to create different moods and effects.

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Imagine you could…

Use filters expertly to create special effects with ease. Combine images to get the best possible picture and fix virtually any type of problem in any of your raw files.

Hear what users have to say…

“This course has taken my skill from ‘ok’ to ‘wow’! Chris is a great teacher – thanks so much!”
-T.C.

“Learned more than I ever expected to know about Photoshop.!”
-D.T.

“I started out with just basic knowledge. Now I really feel that with practice I can master Photoshop.”
-J.B.

"In this course, we’re going beyond the basics, beyond the essentials. If you’re ready to learn some advanced Photoshop techniques, let’s dive in."

Chris Orwig

How to Create Photoshop Magic

$297

Become a Photoshop master. This course builds on all the basic techniques of Photoshop, teaching you to really master all the tools and skills and create professional photos.

Buy Now

Lessons

68

Length

9h 24m

Level

Beginner

Lessons

 

Welcome and Overview

Welcome! Here’s an overview of what we’ll cover in this course.

Chapter 2

 

Discovering Blending Modes

Discover one of the most important features in Photoshop - Blending Modes!

 

Everything you need to know About Blending Modes

Learn how and why Blending Modes work.

 

Advanced Blending Mode Project

I’ll teach you how to combine your skills with selections, masking and blending to build a beautiful image.

 

Creating a Golden Color Look

Learn how to create an awesome golden color look.

 

Build a fun Blended Image with Multiple Graphics

I’ll show you how to create a photo illustration using graphic and blending.

 

Advanced Blending Techniques

Discover some helpful advanced blending techniques.

 

Creating a Movie Poster like Illustration

Learn how to create and blend texture, images and copy.

 

Fun and Creative Blending with Double Masking

Pick up some valuable blending and masking techniques in this brief project.

 

Create a Cool Image Graphic and Text Composite

Learn how to build an interesting composite made out of multiple images and graphics.

Chapter 3

 

How Smart Objects Work

Discover everything you need to know about Smart Filters.

 

Smart Object Workflow with Adding Lens Flare

Learn how to add Lens Flare and learn why applying this as a Smart Filter is essential.

 

Using Camera Raw as a Smart Filter

Learn how to add Lens Flare and learn why applying this as a Smart Filter is essential.

 

Working with Linked Smart Filters

Learn how to use Smart Filters to link to other images or graphics.

Chapter 4

 

Introducing the Blur Gallery

 I’ll show you how to use the Field Blur.

 

Working with the Blur Gallery

Learn everything you need to know about the Blur Gallery.

 

Path and Spin Blur

Learn how to apply special effects like Path and Spin Blur.

 

Motion Radial Gaussian Blur

I’ll show you how to use three of the most common filters.

 

Filter Gallery

Learn how you might want to use filters to apply special effects that are less photographic and more illustrative. 

 

Dust and Scratches

Learn how you might want to use filters to apply special effects that are less photographic and more illustrative. 

 

Add Light with Lighting Effects

Learn how to craft different lighting looks with the Lighting Effects filter.

 

Creating a Lens Flare Effect

Learn how to use the Lens Flare Filter for more special effects.

 

Advanced Masking Filter

I’ll teach you all about applying Filters to Masks.

Chapter 5

 

Sharpening Workflow

Learn the best way to think about and achieve a sharpening workflow.

 

Sharpen with Camera Raw as a Filter

Learn how to use Camera Raw as a filter to sharpen any layer in Photoshop.

 

Smart Sharpen

As the name implies, learn how to sharpen smartly!

 

Add Sparkle to Eyes

I’ll show you two advanced techniques for eye sharpening.

 

Prepare an Image for Social Media or Viewing Online

Learn the best practices for sharpening an image that will be viewed on a screen.

 

Edge Sharpening with High Pass

Discover an advanced technique for edge sharpening.

 

The Complete Workflow from RAW to Output

Learn the complete workflow for sharpening a beautiful landscape travel photograph.

Chapter 6

 

Discover how to use the Retouching Tools

An in-depth approach to using the most powerful tools in Photoshop.

 

Retouching a Landscape and Wedding Photo

Discover how to apply what we've learned to a Landscape and Wedding Photo.

 

Cloning to Cover

Learn how to Clone as a way to cover up unwanted distractions.

 

Spot Healing Projects

Learn how to effectively retouch away small blemishes.

 

Retouching Project

Learn how to retouch a portrait using Spot Healing, Cloning, Clone Source Angle and more!

 

Free Transform Cloning

Discover how to make even better adjustments by combining Free Transform and Cloning.

 

Using the Patch and Content Aware Move Tools

Learn how to best use the patch tool, and how to move objects with the Content Aware Move Tool.

 

Advanced Retouching with Patch Healing Cloning and Warp

I’ll show you how to achieve professional level results by combining various tools and a new technique called Free Transform Warp.

Chapter 7

 

Using Content-Aware fill to Remove Distractions

Discover the magic of Content-Aware Fill.

 

Master Content-Aware Fill

Learn how to master and use Content-Aware Fill to its fullest potential.

 

Content-Aware Cropping

Discover how to use Content-Aware Cropping to improve your compositions.

Chapter 8

 

Retouch away Wrinkles and Shadows Under the Eyes

Learn how to retouch away distracting shadows around the eyes.

 

Advanced Skin and Shadow Retouching

Learn how to combine merge layers, Patching, and Spot Healing for the best results.

 

Start to Finish Fashion Retouching

Learn how to improve a fashion photograph.

 

Fixing a Broken Nose

Learn advanced techniques for fixing a broken nose.

 

Whiten Teeth Quickly

Learn how to quickly whiten and brighten teeth.

 

Fixing Dark Transitional Glasses

Learn how to brighten transitional glasses.

 

Fixing Shape with Liquify

Learn how to expertly improve shape with the Liquify tool.

 

Achieving Subtle yet Significant Results with Liquify

Learn how to perform subtle but important adjustments using the Liquify tool.

 

Spot Healing Away Skin Blemishes

Learn how to magically Spot Heal Away skin blemishes.

Chapter 9

 

Combining Two Portraits Together

Learn how to save your group photos by combining two expressions together.

 

Create a Better Composition with two Frames

Build the perfect composition for your photo out of two images.

 

Building a Panorama

Learn how to quickly build a panoramic image in Photoshop.

 

Preview of Creating a Composite

Take a peek into the process of building a composite image.

 

Combine the best Exposure from two Frames

Learn how to combine exposure from multiple frames.

 

Paint in Light with a Second Exposure

Learn how to paint in brightness from a second exposure.

 

Create a Better Exposure with Masking and Selections

View another example of how to improve exposure with two frames, masking and selections.

 

Replacing a Background in a Celebrity Portrait

Learn how to replace a background in a portrait.

 

Replace a Dull Sky

Learn how to replace a dull and uninteresting sky with a sky full of clouds.

Chapter 10

 

Quick Export and Sharing of your Photos

Discover the best setting for quick export and sharing your photos.

 

Three Ways to Export and Save Jpegs

Discover the best ways to export jpegs from Photoshop.

Chapter 11

 

Recording a Custom Action

Discover the best setting for quick export and sharing your photos.

 

Creating Advanced Actions and Shortcut Keys

Discover more ways to export jpegs from Photoshop.

 

Create and Use Custom Keyboard Shortcuts

I’ll teach you how to create custom keyboard shortcuts.

Chapter 12

 

Getting Ready to Print - Resizing

Learn how to resize your photo for printing.

 

Sharpening for the Final Output Size

Discover how to sharpen your photos based on the output size.

 

Selecting your Printer Paper Size and Color Management Settings

How to choose the best settings to create the perfect print.

Chapter 13

 

Wrap and Review

Congratulations and the next steps!

How to Create Photoshop Magic

$297

Become a Photoshop master. This course builds on all the basic techniques of Photoshop, teaching you to really master all the tools and skills and create professional photos.

Buy Now