Creative Techniques with Photoshop Elements 5, with Corey Barker

Join Corey Barker as he guides you through his creative process and examines the various tools and functions inside Elements.

Get Ready to Unlock Your Creativity! Join Corey Barker as he guides you through his creative process and examines the various tools and functions inside Elements. After learning the basics, Corey pushes beyond the obvious to show you how to achieve unbelievable effects.

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Course Lessons:

Lesson 1: Blending Modes (Duration 08:06)

What are Blend Modes and how do they work?

Lesson 2: Explorations with Blending Modes (Duration 07:52)

Using layer blend modes effectively for the cool effects.

Lesson 3: The Versatile Brush Tool (Duration 07:28)

Using the tool brush engine to create interesting effects on a brush.

Lesson 4: Explorations with the Brush Tool (Duration 08:49)

More experimentation with the Brush Tool.

Lesson 5: Define Pattern: How Cool It Can Be (Duration 06:33)

Using the Define Pattern feature to achieve interesting effects.

Lesson 6: The Gradient Tool (Duration 09:18)

There a lot more to this feature than you probably know.

Lesson 7: Explorations with the Gradient Tool (Duration 07:25)

More fun with gradients.

Lesson 8: Masking: The Elements Way (Duration 07:07)

Little masking tricks that you may not have thought of.

Lesson 9: More Masking (Duration 05:55)

More masking tricks you may not have heard of.

Lesson 10: Artwork and Effects: A Brief Tour (Duration 09:40)

Preset effect built right inside Elements.

Lesson 11: Taking Artwork and Effects Further (Duration 05:11)

Using these features creatively.

Lesson 12: Text Effects and Beyond (Duration 08:37)

Text effects are always fun. Here are creative ways of doing just that.

Lesson 13: Text Effects and Beyond Part 2 (Duration 05:33)

Just a few more tricks�

Lesson 14: Filters: What is in a Name? (Duration 07:47)

Filters: What is in a Name?

Lesson 15: Filters Explorations (Duration 09:32)

Taking filters just bit further.

Lesson 16: More Creative Adjustments (Duration 10:40)

How far can we really take this?

Lesson 17: Final Project Part 1 (Duration 06:26)

The next four contain are a series of a complete layout designed based on what we have learned up til now.

Lesson 18: Final Project Part 2 (Duration 07:36)

lesson descriptionFinal Project Part 2

Lesson 19: Final Project Part 3 (Duration 05:03)

Final Project Part 3

Lesson 20: Final Project Part 4 (Duration 08:57)

Final Project Part 3

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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