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Adobe Photoshop CS6 Essential Tools

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Want to learn how to use Adobe Photoshop CS6? This free course will guide you through its essential tools.

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Photo editing is a wonderful skill, one that can make the difference between an ordinary picture and a Time Magazine cover. This is a highly valued ability, as well as a pretty cool one. Advertisers around the world rely on amazing visuals to sell their products, and graphic designers everywhere are always looking for the best way to enhance the images they create. With this free course you’ll gain the photo-editing skills of Adobe Photoshop CS6, one of the world's most popular graphics and digital photo editing software programs.

This video tutorial is an excellent introduction to the skills and techniques needed to master image manipulation and photographic re-touching. The course will first show you how to use Adobe Photoshop CS6’s user interface, before then guiding you through its essential tools for enhancing your photographs. You will then learn how to remove background elements from images and re-touch blemishes in the original photograph. Next you will be shown how to crop elements out of the image, insert text, and create marquees around elements to remove or modify them. Finally, you will learn how to free transform a selection that has been cut from an image.

For anyone who works with images in their business or as a personal hobby, knowing how to use Adobe Photoshop CS6 can make a big difference. So whether you are a budding photographer, graphic designer, business owner, or just interested in learning a cool skill, this free 2 hour course will get you started on your journey towards creating and manipulating incredible imagery. So go on, in a few hours your skillset will have expanded greatly, and you’ll be one step closer to really professional photoshop skills.

Learning outcomes: - Understanding of the User Interface; - Ability to identify and effectively use the various tools within the program; - Use the individual versions of each tool to meet your specific needs; - Modify and enhance your image for production and delivery; - Remove background elements from the image; - Re-touch blemishes in the original photograph; - Crop elements out of the image; - Insert text into your image; - Draw onto your image to create various effects; - Create marquees around elements to remove or modify them; - Free Transform a selection you have cut from an image.

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