Why Curves? Why I chose to make a course focused on this one Adjustment Layer. What is the benefit of curves comparing to such as to degrees or other adjustments in Photoshop.
When it comes to adjusting contrasts, shadows and tones — There’s nothing more powerful than curves. It Offers You amazing control on fixing Shadows, Highlights, Contrasts, Brightness and Color in Photoshop. – If You learn how to use Curves in the perfect way, it is going to make it possible for You to procedure and retouch whole Image from the start to finish.
If You do not know how to do so, or You are just someone who wish to research more photoshop and retouching — I am here to help and provide whats best I understand.
In a couple of hours You will learn everything You will need to know about curves. Do not worry If You are newcomer — since we’re going to start easy! We’ll walk through every possible subject in a couple of separated sections.
We’ll discuss just enough theory to make You confident with what You’re doing. From practical things — You may know everything about Shadows and Highlights, contrasts, Colors, Toning, Fixing Tones, Fixing Exposure, Working with appropriate blending modes. You will learn how to work with masks in powerful method to have full control on each region of the image. And Finally — You may learn retouching by curves! From start to finish — if You working with studio — or sound pictures!
1. I will tell You few words about curves, some concept to get a fantastic beginning and teach You to read information that You can get from the histogram. And from that point, we’re going to process into basic workflow.
On few examples You may understand how to control highlights and shadows with curves — the best way to repair them or how to put them up for Your personal needs.
You will know all of the important things about You curves panel. We’ll process to working with brightness and contrast of You picture, I will show You how You can easilly set the ideal contrast of You pictures. You will know the way to get control on the specific dark and glowing point of You pictures — fix horizontal images and push life to them, overexposed pictures, and just take down some comparison to receive back the details. Also You will understand how to prevent colors from becoming affected by the brightness!
2. I will teach You about colour Lights — talking specifically about Primary colors such as Red, Green, and blue and secondary Cyan, Magenta, and Yellow. You may know how can the RGB color wheel works and what You achieve by using particular color. So when You start working with colour — You may have confidence of knowing — what You’re doing. Despite such a things as repairing specific tones of the picture.
By The practical things You will learn everything You will need to do basic editing. You will know color concept. You will learn which colour will be right to select for You have images. The way to connect them, the way to set the colors for highlights, shadows and midtones. Also — how to create You images outstanding by revealing what’s the best on these. At the conclusion of the segment, I will introduce You to Masks and working together to control Your alterations!
3. Following this section we’ll be moving to more complex things — We will develop working with masks on a different degree. You will learn how to hide highlights and shadows — to have even greater control on colors of Your picture. We’ll explore stations in photoshop and how by utilizing them as a masks, You can use tones of You picture and find creative toning in Photoshop.
This Part of the class will teach You how You can grade Your pictures on different level.
4. Other reason why I decide to make a course on this topic was — curves would be the only 1 tool that enables You to retouch whole picture. I can introduce You to the conditions like dodging and burning and You will understand how to work together with Your picture on a micro level to retouch modest imperfections of the skin by controlling lights and darks. I will show You how You can fix colour and saturation shifts by using curves also.
Then I will show You how You can work together with the Image on the international level — use contrasts, shadows and highlights — and whats the best way of doing this — if its outside image or Studio Image.
We’ll end everything with few straightforward suggestions on colour grading with curves.
Who’s the target audience?
You need to take this class if You are Photographer
If You Would like to Learn most Powerful Adjustment Layer in Photoshop
If You Would like to Process Images in Effective way
If You Would like to boost Your Creative Thinking in Photoshop
If You Would like to Learn Photoshop
If You Wish to have deep look into Photoshop Techniques
About the Instructor
Post Production Artist, Retoucher, Photoshoshop Educator
I am open minded and innovative Photoshop Instructor and Retoucher. The place I’m interested in is photo retouching and photomanipulation. I feel that massive layers of creativity lets me create interesting, nontrivial ideas.
I have been teaching Photoshop for the past couple of years. I spend virtually every day with photoshop and in time I was able to get more and more understanding about appropriate methods of teaching Photoshop. After few Years I believed it is the ideal time to come out with Premium Courses on udemy. Where I will share some incredible ideas and create Photoshop fun!
During my retouching career I have been internationaly published in various Fashion and Beauty publications such as Lucy’s, Dreamingless, Ellegant, L’oficiel and a lot more!