Design Effects With Photoshop CS4 By Corey Barker

2 hr 43 min

This course goes beyond using Photoshop as a photography tool and teaches you how to create eye-catching design effects with photos and even from scratch.

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Instructor Corey Barker explains what will be covered in this course
Prepping the files for design
Creating Halftone Effects on Photos
Creating Halftone effects as design elements
Use your photos to create a graphic effect
Make your photos look like illustrated drawings
Just few ways to create interesting backgrounds
Utilizing the brush engine to create special effects
Using channels and brushes to create interesting effects
Creating light trails on photos
Creating light effects based on shapes and brushes
Creating text effects from scratch
Getting impact with text placement
Creating abstract shapes for composition
Utilizing layers with layer masks to reveal effects
Using color elements to create a layout
Using the warp tool in unusual way to creating interesting effects
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Meet your instructor

Corey Barker


Corey is an education and curriculum developer for KelbyOne. He is a graduate of the Ringling School of Art & Design in Sarasota, FL, with a degree in Illustration. Over the years, Corey has worked as a graphic artist in a variety of disciplines such as illustration, commercial design, large format printing, motion graphics, web desig...

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  1. Profile photo of scorpio-1974 scorpio-1974

    I agree. I do not see the sketch filter on neither CS6 or CC. Thank you.

  2. Profile photo of stevecwilmes stevecwilmes

    Great course – can you ask Corey where the sketch filter went in CS6? —- Yes, please post my feedback

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