Photoshop Perfection Basic 1: Interface and Palettes

John Ross, Professional Retoucher

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2 Lessons (17m)
    • 1. Photoshop Interface

      11:24
    • 2. Photoshop Palettes

      5:38

Project Description

An Introduction of Photoshop Interface and Palettes

Deliverable:

Upload a screenshot of your final Photoshop interface and layout.

  • Make Photoshop easier to begin by having the right mindset. Some basics may be boring, but these foundations are what will make or break all your photos when you finally get started on a project.
  • Never underestimate the power of an organized Photoshop workspace. Well-placed Palettes are what will save the day when a deadline is looming over you and you are in a pinch.
  • Non-destructive is the way to go, from the get-go. As early as now, get into the habit of applying a non-destructive workflow in all your projects. It’s the only way to keep yourself sane if you ever need a do-over.

A finished project should include:

  • Your final interface
  • Your original interface
  • A brief summary of how you matched your layout with mine to get your workspace cleaned up

By the end of this introductory class, you should have an idea of how to get situated in Photoshop, and become comfortable in removing the excess nonsense for 3D, video, and designers. You should also learn how to stay focused as a retoucher for photographs.

Up next is the Basic 1 – Digital Fundamentals class to keep you going through the whole course HERE: http://skl.sh/1NN2E2J

Good luck, future Photoshop Master, and I’ll see you in my class.

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