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Exploring Curves in Photoshop - Part 1

Marcin Mikus, Retoucher and Photoshop Instructor

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6 Videos (29m)
    • SKillshare Curves Basics Intro

      1:40
    • First Look at Curve Adjustment Layer

      7:41
    • Shadows and Highlights

      4:48
    • Setting up Brightness and Contrast

      6:13
    • Setting The Right Points on Curve

      4:29
    • Using Luminosity Blending Mode

      4:06

About This Class

Curves are most powerful adjustment layer in Photoshop that allows Your to control color, highlights, shadows, or adjusting the Brightness and Contrasts.

In this Class I will teach You all the Basics about Curves. 

I am going to tell You few words about curves, some theory for a good start and teach You to read information that You can get from the histogram. And from that point, we are going to process into basic workflow.

You will know all of the important things about You curves panel. We will process to working with contrast and brightness of You image, I am going to show You how You can easily set the right contrast of You images. You will know how to have control on the exact dark and bright point of You images – fix flat images and push life into them, overexposed images, and just take down some contrast to get back the details. Also You will know how to prevent colors from getting affected by the brightness!

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Thank you, it was wonderful class. I got the basic idea of curves and I'm looking forward to other two classes on curves.
Andrew Bespalov

Educational Psychologist and Thinking Trainer

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Marcin Mikus

Retoucher and Photoshop Instructor

I'm open minded and creative Photoshop Instructor and Retoucher. The area I'm interested in is photo retouching and photomanipulation. I believe that massive layers of imagination allows me to create interesting, nontrivial ideas.

I've been teaching Photoshop for the last few years. I spend almost every day with photoshop and in time I was able to gain more and more knowledge about right ways of teaching Photoshop. After few Years I felt it's the right time to come out with Premium Cou...

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