Creative Integration with Photoshop CS4 and Illustrator, with Corey Barker

In this course we will cover the numerous ways you can utilize the strengths of both Photoshop and Illustrator to be more efficient and more creative

Both of these applications are amazing by themselves, but once you begin to integrate features form each you will see a world of possibilities open up. In this course we will cover the numerous ways you can utilize the strengths of both Photoshop and Illustrator to be more efficient and more creative

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Course Lessons:

Lesson 1: Introduction (Duration 00:30)

Welcome to the course. Corey talks about what he will be teaching in these videos

Lesson 2: Setting Up Color Preferences (Duration 04:02)

It is important to maintain color consistency between applications

Lesson 3: Difference Between Raster and Vector (Duration 04:35)

Learn the differences between these two types of graphics to get a better idea of each program's strengths

Lesson 4: Using Artboards and Templates (Duration 11:06)

Illustrator now has the ability to work on multiple artboards in a single document

Lesson 5: Importing and Exporting (Duration 07:15)

Importing and exporting multi-layered documents

Lesson 6: Copying and Pasting (Duration 08:54)

This lesson covers methods of transferring art and files between applications

Lesson 7: Transferring Color Sets (Duration 11:03)

Transferring color information between Photoshop and Illustrator

Lesson 8: Exploring Presets, Part 1 (Duration 10:37)

Not everything has to be created from scratch. There are hundreds of presets to help you out

Lesson 9: Exploring Presets, Part 2 (Duration 08:14)

Using preset brushes to create your designs

Lesson 10: Photoshop Effects in Illustrator (Duration 07:20)

Users can apply a number of Photoshop filters and effects to your artwork in Illustrator

Lesson 11: Using Live Trace (Duration 10:33)

The Live Trace tool is a multi-purpose tool that has a lot of uses

Lesson 12: Working with Text Objects (Duration 10:23)

Creating and transferring text and text objects in both Photoshop and Illustrator

Lesson 13: Masking and Transparency (Duration 08:33)

This lesson covers the basics of masking and selections

Lesson 14: Warped Integration (Duration 09:38)

Starting in Illustrator, we're going to take a graphic and turn it into a brush

Lesson 15: Inside Live Effects (Duration 06:03)

This Illustrator tool is helpful when creating complex graphics

Lesson 16: Editable 3D Text via Smart Objects (Duration 11:18)

Getting a little more advanced with 3D effects

Lesson 17: More Shape Effects (Duration 10:31)

Start a project in Illustrator before eventually moving it over to Photoshop

Lesson 18: Creating Custom Patterns (Duration 08:40)

Using preset shapes to create custom patterns

Lesson 19: Exploration: Realistic Diamond Plate (Duration 08:27)

Creating a diamond pattern using live effects

Lesson 20: Conclusion (Duration 00:26)

Hope you learned a lot and enjoyed the course. Have fun!

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…

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