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Photoshop CS6 training videos for "beginners"?


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#1 peroo

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Posted 20 October 2012 - 16:37

I have finally received my Photoshop CS6 from Adorama (ordered august 31..) and need to learn it better.

I have used Lightroom since it was launched, so I´m not new to raw. What I need is something that can get med started with PS. Stuff like Layer masks, content aware fill, selection and other features that might be interesting.

Most stuff I have seen until now are targeting people that upgrades to CS6 and the beginner stuff is often CS4. I prefer videos that also are accessible from ipad so that I can watch them on TV while using PS on my mac.

Books are also interesting if there are some that are really good.

#2 Bart Willems

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Posted 20 October 2012 - 18:38

Did you check out Adobe’s Photoshop tutorials? If you’re willing to pay for it, I'm a really big fan of the training videos of Deke McClelland on Lynda.com. Unlike most videos I find that his video's don't just focus on the how, but also the underlying why.

Edited by Bart Willems, 20 October 2012 - 18:39 .

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#3 Alan7140

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Posted 20 October 2012 - 22:23

As good a place as any to start are the CS6 User Manual which you can download here (20MB): http://helpx.adobe.c...p_reference.pdf

and the Adobe tutorials page here: http://helpx.adobe.c...-tutorials.html

While the specialist books and tutorials available from third parties are more user friendly as a rule, sometimes there's no substitute for taking the basic operating procedures and learning how things work through trial and experience. Lessons learned that way are sometimes more likely to stick than learning parrot-fashion.

#4 Alf Iversen

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Posted 21 October 2012 - 06:12

www.moderskeppet.se does a good job in swedish.

edit: Ooops, sorry. Seems they haven't released a CS6 video tutorial series yet, as someone told me they had. The previous releases CS3-5 are good, though...

Edited by AlfIDI, 21 October 2012 - 07:23 .

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#5 peroo

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Posted 21 October 2012 - 14:24

Thank you Bart,I I will check out lynda.com. I have no problem paying for videosaker if they are good.

And I will download the manual now :)

#6 Rags

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Posted 22 October 2012 - 17:21

I love Lynda.com. Very helpful.

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#7 Elsa Hoffmann

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Posted 22 October 2012 - 17:46

I agree - Lynda.com is huge.
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