Corey Barker @cbarker

Education and Curriculum Developer for KelbyOne





About 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 design and photography. His expertise in Photoshop and Illustrator have earned him numerous awards in illustration, graphic design and photography. Using Photoshop since version 2, his expertise and creativity have evolved exponentially with every new version, which makes Corey an invaluable addition to the KelbyOne team.

Corey's Courses

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    Motion Graphics in Photoshop CC, with Corey Barker

    Learn quick and easy tricks to getting high end broadcast style motion graphics and animations including animating in 3D! Learn more

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    Photoshop CC Basics for Designers, with Corey Barker

    We all know that Photoshop has a ton of features in it for designers. But if you’re just starting out it can be a little overwhelming. So in… Learn more

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    Illustrator CC: Beyond the Basics, with Corey Barker

    In this course Corey shows you how to take advantage of features in Adobe Illustrator in ways you may not have thought of. Not just learning what the… Learn more

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    Adobe After Effects CC Basics, with Corey Barker

    Have you ever wondered what you can do with After Effects but just never had the chance? Well join Corey Barker as he takes you through the basics… Learn more

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    Adobe Typekit, with Corey Barker

    Learn how to utilize Typekit as part of your Creative Cloud experience by accessing the vast collection of fonts and syncing them over you desktop applications and even… Learn more

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    Photoshop In Depth: Channels, with Corey Barker

    Channels have so much functionality from being able to edit and correct images to creating, modifying and saving selections. With so many advances in Photoshop Channels still remain… Learn more

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    Photoshop In Depth: Blending Modes, with Corey Barker

    Blend modes basically mix things up. They are the various methods to combine pixels to enhance, correct, or spice up an image quickly and easily. In this course… Learn more

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    Photoshop In-Depth: Filters, with Corey Barker

    This is course use designed as an overview of what Photoshop filters are and what type of results each one produces. Once you have a basic understanding you… Learn more

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    Photoshop In Depth: Type, with Corey Barker

    The ability to format text in Photoshop has come a long way allowing you to fully format text like you would in any page layout program. We will… Learn more

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    Photoshop In Depth: Preferences, with Corey Barker

    The Preferences in Photoshop allow you to customize Photoshop further by letting you determine the appearance and other various functionality of the program so it caters to you… Learn more

  • design-series-compositing-techniques-1
    Design Series: Compositing Techniques, with Corey Barker

    Learn how to extract subjects and design elements and combine them into an interesting design. One of the most critical skills needed for great compositing is to master… Learn more

  • 10-things-every-photoshop-designer-should-know-2
    10 Things Every Photoshop Designer Should Know, with Corey Barker

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  • photoshop-basics-designers-1
    Photoshop Basics for Designers, with Corey Barker

    We all know that Photoshop has a ton of features in it for designers. But if you're just starting out it can be a little overwhelming. So in… Learn more

  • down-dirty-tricks-cs6-1
    Down & Dirty Tricks CS6, with Corey Barker

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    Photoshop CS6 Up to Speed Crash Course, with Corey Barker

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  • photoshop-cs6-selections-crash-course-1
    Photoshop CS6 Selections Crash Course, with Corey Barker

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  • illustrator-cs6-type-effects-1
    Illustrator CS6 Type Effects Tool Kit, with Corey Barker

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  • overview-of-creative-cloud-2
    Overview of Creative Cloud, with Corey Barker

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    Photoshop CS6: 3D, with Corey Barker

    Explore and exciting wave of possibilities with the newly enhanced 3D features in Photoshop CS6 Extended. With these new performance enhancements, implementing 3D into your design work has… Learn more

  • creating-digital-makeup-effects-photoshop-1
    Creating Digital Makeup Effects in Photoshop, with Shelley Giard and Corey Barker

    Although natural beauty exists, rarely does it exist in portrait photography without a little makeup. In Creating Digital Makeup Effects in Photoshop CS5, digital artist Corey Barker takes… Learn more

  • photoshop-type-effects-2
    Photoshop Type Effects, with Corey Barker

    Join Corey Barker as he shows designers some fun and creative ways to manipulate text in Photoshop. Along with a healthy dose of design tips, viewers will also… Learn more

  • mastering-blend-modes-photoshop-2
    Mastering Blend Modes In Photoshop, with Corey Barker

    This course is the first of its kind with its main concentration on blend modes in Photoshop. If you are serious about mastering all that Photoshop has to… Learn more

  • using-wacom-tablets-photoshop-3
    Using Wacom Tablets with Photoshop, with Corey Barker

    This course covers the many ways to take advantage of pressure sensitivity in Photoshop. By utilizing the pen and tablet features built right in Photoshop you can have… Learn more

  • photoshop-cs5-down-dirty-tricks-2
    Photoshop CS5 Down and Dirty Tricks, with Corey Barker

    This course is a collection of some of the coolest Photoshop effects being used today in movies, TV, magazines, and the web. Exploring everything from light and brush… Learn more

  • mastering-3d-photoshop-cs5-extended-1
    Mastering 3D in Photoshop CS5 Extended, with Corey Barker

    We have certainly seen 3D in Photoshop slowly evolve over the last couple versions, but now I feel that this latest upgrade could be a game changer in… Learn more

  • mastering-channels-masks-photoshop-cs5-1
    Mastering Channels and Masks in PS CS5, with Corey Barker

    In this course you will explore the various ways you can utilize channels in Photoshop to make adjustments, create complex selections, advanced masking techniques, special effects, and so… Learn more

  • outrageous-3d-photoshop-cs4-extended-2
    Outrageous 3D with Photoshop CS4 Extended, with Corey Barker

    We are going to dig into Photoshop's 3D features from a creative designer's perspective and create some outrageous eye-popping 3D graphics all right inside Photoshop CS4. While a… Learn more

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    Getting Up To Speed with Wacom Intuos 4, with Corey Barker

    Corey examines the new Wacom Intuos 4 tablet and takes it through its paces to show you what it can do. Learn more

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    Creative Integration with Photoshop CS4 and Illustrator, with Corey Barker

    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… Learn more

  • cbarker_cs4_designeffects_2
    Design Effects With Photoshop CS4, with Corey Barker

    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. Learn more

  • corey_cs4_beginners_2
    Photoshop CS4 For Beginners, with Corey Barker

    Here you will get an overview of Photoshop's core functions, which is a great place to start if you are new to Photoshop CS4 or Photoshop in general. Learn more

  • cbarker_layerstyles_1
    Layer Styles in Photoshop, with Corey Barker

    This course is a primer on the use of Layer Styles in Photoshop to enhance your photos and graphics. Learn more

  • cbarker_pentool_2
    Mastering The Pen Tool, with Corey Barker

    This course covers all aspects of using paths and shapes inside Photoshop. Everything from basic paths, vector masks, and complex selections. Learn more

  • cbarker_elements5_2
    Creative Techniques with Photoshop Elements 5, with Corey Barker

    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… Learn more

Corey's Products

Corey's Upcoming Events

  • SemTour_DDFX
    New Orleans, LA, with Corey Barker

    Come spend the day with Corey Barker, the award-winning designer, illustrator and also best-selling author of the book “Photoshop Down & Dirty Tricks, Volume 2” as he brings… Learn more