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1. Introduction to Adobe Photoshop CS3
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In this video, you will learn about this video series, bitmap graphics, and some of the new features of CS3. (Running time - 4:28)

Tomato 1

2. Adjusting an image: Flower
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In this video, you will learn how to make various adjustments to an image. Skills taught include: selecting multiple areas, changing the brightness and contrast, using the rectangular marquee, desaturating an area, and adding color "variations" to an area. (Running time - 4:28)

Changing brightness contrast

3. Changing the text on a button
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In this video, you will learn how to change the text on a navigation button and then resize the button making it smaller. Skills taught include: converting an image from indexed color to RGB, zooming, using the eye dropper, adding text, using the move tool, and cropping. (Running time - 4:40)

Change button text

4. Creating raised and recessed text
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In this video, you will learn how to create raised (bevel and embossed) and recessed text. Skills taught include: adding a bevel and emboss layer style, decreasing the opacity of a layer, and using "hard light" on the layers window. (Running time - 5:23)

Raised recessed text

5. Fundamentals of Photoshop: Tile
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In this video, you will learn the difference between increasing the image size and increasing the canvas size. Skills taught include: using the horizontal type mask tool, using the gradient tool, adding a drop shadow, using the move tool, and merging layers. (Running time - 4:31)

Tile

6. Creating new buttons
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In this video, you will learn how to create navigation buttons in the following shapes: rectangle, oval, and rounded rectangle. Skills taught include: using the rectangular and rounded rectangle tool, using the elliptical marquee tool, using the "fixed size" style, and using the color picker window. (Running time - 5:24)

New buttons

7. Cloning and fixing an image
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In this video, you will learn how to clone an image and fix or repair a blemish. Skills taught include: using the clone stamp tool and changing the brush size. (Running time - 2:00)

Clone stamp tool

8. Using the select color range option
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In this video, you will learn how to replace one color with another color. Skills taught include: using the select color range option, filling a selected area, changing the foreground color, and using the zoom tool. (Running time - 2:40)

Select color-range

9. Creating a silhouette
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In this video, you will learn how to create a silhouette of an image. Skills taught include: using the lasso tool, using the commands copy and paste, desaturating an area, and decreasing the opacity of a layer. (Running time - 2:01)

Silhouette

10. Creating clouds and burned edges
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In this video, you will learn how to render clouds and create burned edges around the perimeter of an image. Skills taught include: creating a new layer, rendering clouds, using the lasso tool, selecting the inverse, and filling a selected area. (Running time - 3:16)

Clouds




11. Fundamentals of Photoshop: Arrow
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In this video, you will learn how to rotate an image and change the color of a selected area. Skills taught include: converting an image from indexed color to RGB (red, green, blue), zooming in and out, using the magic wand tool, and rotating a layer. (Running time - 3:56)

Arrow

12. Fundamentals of Photoshop: Resizing flowers
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In this video, you will learn how to resize part of an image or selected area. Skills taught include: using the quick select tool, resizing an image, and adjusting the hue and saturation. (Running time - 2:44)

Resize flowers

13. Working with text and drop shadows
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In this video, you will learn how to add a drop shadow to text. Skills taught include: creating a new layer, using the drop shadow layer style, using the move tool, and decreasing the opacity of a layer. (Running time - 4:13)

Drop shadows

14. Fixing "Red Eye"
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In this video, you will learn how to take care of the red-eye problem in one quick click. Skills taught include: using the zoom tool and the red-eye tool. (Running time - 0:55)

Fixing red eye

15. Essential Photoshop Skills: Calendar
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In this video, you will learn how to skew an image and add lighting effects. Skills taught include: transforming a layer, resizing an image (turning off constraint porportions), using the magic wand tool, using the single row and single column marquee, and rendering lighting effects. (Running time - 10:06)

Calendar


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16. Creating rollover buttons
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In this video, you will learn how to create rollover buttons using Adobe Photoshop and some free JavaScript source code. Skills taught include: adding a bevel and embossed layer style and working with JavaScript. (Running time - 11:09)

Rollover buttons

17. Creating rollover buttons (2)
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In this video, you will learn how to create rollover buttons using Adobe Photoshop and some free JavaScript source code. Skills taught include: slicing an image and working with JavaScript. (Running time - 15:45)

Rollover buttons2

18. Essential Photoshop skills: Girl and window
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In this video,, you will learn how to resize and combine images. Skills taught include: using the magic wand and lasso tool, copying a layer, and resizing an image. (Running time - 4:22)

Girl window

19. Essential Photoshop Skills: Map
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In this video, you will learn how to increase the size of an image and create an outline. Skills taught include: using the magic wand, using the eye dropper, using the find edges filter, using the elliptical marquee, selecting the inverse, and saving an image. (Running time - 6:09)

Map Outline

20. Creating a collage
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In this video, you will learn how to create a collage from a collection of images. Skills taught include: using the lasso tool, changing the visibility of a layer, and selecting the inverse. (Running time - 5:05)

Collage




21. Essential Photoshop Skills: Polygonal lasso tool
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In this video, you will learn how to create unconventional navigation buttons. Skills taught include: using the polygonal lasso tool, using the elliptical marquee tool, and adding a bevel and emboss layer style. (Running time - 5:49)

Polygonal lasso tool

22. Focusing attention on a subject
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In this video, you will learn how to focus attention on a subject. Skills taught include: using the quick selection tool, changing the hue and saturation, and applying a Gaussian blur. (Running time - 3:25)

Focus attention

23. Creating animation: Animated stoplight
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In this video, you will learn how to create an animated stoplight. Skills taught include: adding an inner shadow, adding a bevel and embossed layer style, using the animation window, changing the delay between frames, and inserting a lens flare. (Running time - 10:28)

Animated stoplight

24. Creating animation: Animated text
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In this video, you will learn how to create animated text. Skills taught include: creating new layers, using the animation window, and saving an image using "Save for Web & Devices." (Running time - 4:27)

Animated text

25. Creating animation: Person waving
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In this video, you will learn how to animate a real scene image (i.e., having someone wave an arm). Skills taught include: using the lasso tool, rotating a layer, and adding frames in the animation window. (Running time - 9:58)

Animated windmill

26. Adding type on a path
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In this video, you will learn how to add type on a path. Skills taught include: using the pen tool with the path options, increasing the tracking of the characters, rasterizing type, applying an emboss filter, and decreasing the opacity of a layer. (Running time - 3:20)

Snow angel

27. Integrating applications: Cube
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In this video, you will learn how to create a cube in Photoshop with some help from Microsoft Word. Skills taught include: using the drawing toolbar in MS Word, performing a screen capture, cropping an image, and using the select color range option. (Running time - 5:10)

Cube

28. Adding type on a circle
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In this video, you will learn how to add type on a circle. Skills taught include: using the ellipse tool with the path options, rotating a path, decreasing the baseline shift, and opening the character window. (Running time - 4:37)

Type on a circle

29. Essential Photoshop Skills: Flower and Leaf
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In this video, you will learn how to combing two images into one. Skills taught include: using the magic wand tool, removing the background from an image, rotating an image, desaturating an image, and using the horizontal type mask tool. (Running time - 8:33)

Flower and leaf


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30. Warping a graphic to a surface
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In this video, you will learn how to warp a graphic to a surface. Skills taught include: using the custom shape tool, converting the shape to a smart object, and using the free transform - warp. (Running time - 3:17)

warping

31. Creating FIRE!
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In this video, you will learn how to create fire. Skills taught include: using the wind filter, performing a gaussian blur, using the liquify option, duplicating layers, adding a layer mask, using the free transform option, and changing the opacity. (Running time - 8:22)

Fire




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