Photoshop CS4 101
Core Photoshop CS4
Genre: Graphics
  • 180 Videos
  • 7h 50m
Learn valuable tips & tricks that will quickly & efficiently make you a Photoshop CS4 master ... that's the benefit of SEEING & HEARING how software works!
A certified Apple, Adobe, and Boris trainer, Jim runs the Digital Film Institute of Atlanta.
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This 7.5 hour tutorial is available! See the Table of Contents for a full list of the topics covered by this title.

For decades, Photoshop has been the industry-standard software used for computer graphics and photo manipulation - and with the release of Adobe CS4, it's now better than ever! In this comprehensive 5-hour tutorial-video, you'll learn everything you need to know to confidently make and re-touch amazing images with Adobe Photoshop CS4.

Veteran trainer and certified Adobe product expert Jim Kanter demonstrates important tips and tricks for working with layers, applying Photoshop's built-in effects to change and manipulate images, using Paths & Masks, working with Erasers & Brushes, and so much more. Along the way, you'll learn important workflow techniques for retouching photographs to improve contrast and color, while removing unwanted artifacts from your images.

As a personal note, I (Martin Sitter) have been using Photoshop for close to 20 years. I've used it almost daily in the process of writing books, creating DVD-Videos, or making graphics for things like this web site. As I watched this tutorial I was blown away by the amount of stuff I never knew about Photoshop.

Jim Kanter is without a doubt one of the best educators in the Nonlinear Educating roster, and I can confidently say that if you're interested in getting the most out of Photoshop, you need to watch this tutorial. It is incredibly detailed, has a logical flow, and IMHO is one of the best titles we've ever released, either at or

This is a comprehensive tutorial, but you don't need to watch it all. Use the search functions and detailed menus to quickly find important topics - that's the essence of Nonlinear Educating using N.E.D.!
Section 1: 01 Interface Overview
Section 2: 02 Instant Gratification
Section 3: 03 Using Bridge - Overview
Section 4: 04 Creating New Documents
Section 5: 05 Selection Tools
Section 6: 06 Crop and Straighten
Section 7: 07 Moving Pixels Around
Section 8: 08 Layer Basics
Section 9: 09 Painting Tools
Section 10: 10. Gradient Tools
Section 11: 11. Erasers
Section 12: 12. Tool Presets
Section 13: 13. Using Strokes
Section 14: 14. Using Fills
Section 15: 15. Working with Patterns
Section 16: 16. Pattern Stamp Tool
Section 17: 17. The History Panel
Section 18: 18. Creative Editing Tricks
Section 19: 19. Advanced Brush Controls
Section 20: 20. Advanced Selection Techniques
Section 21: 21. More Layer Techniques
Section 22: 22. Working with Filters
Section 23: 23. Working with Type
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