Smart objects and smart filters are powerful tools in the Photoshop workspace. In this course, Dave Cross opens up Photoshop CS5 and begins with the basics of using smart objects and smart filters. He moves on to explain how smart objects can be used with Camera Raw, how they can be used with vector objects, and some tips for working around the limitations of smart objects and filters. In the final lessons of the course, viewers will get a chance to practice what they have learned with a couple of design projects.
For over 25 years Dave Cross has been helping photographers and creative professionals get the most out of their Adobe software. Since1987, Dave has taught Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign to thousands of users around the world. He has a Bachelor of Education, is an Adobe Certified Instructor and is a Certified Technical Trainer. Dave has taught for Adobe, at Photoshop World, the Texas School of Photography, Adobe MAX, Imaging USA and at numerous corporate locations. Dave has written many articles and multiple books, co-hosted Photoshop User TV and has appeared in many DVDs and online courses for Kelby Training, CreativeLive and Photoshop Cafe. He offers online training at online.davecrossworkshops.com.Dave has taught Photoshop in every state in the United States, throughout Canada and in Europe, consistently earning rave reviews. Dave is well-known for his engaging style, his humor and his ability to make complex topics easy to understand. In 2009 Dave was inducted into the Photoshop Hall of Fame.