Photoshop is by far Adobe’s most popular design program, and one of our most popular subjects for training. As you know from our last post, we have a new Adobe Photoshop CC tutorial video course, the latest installment in a long line of Photoshop training titles.
To kick off the launch of this newest series, we have put together a list of our five most popular Photoshop tutorials according to number of views on YouTube. Are there any missing from the list that you’d like to see? Let us know, and we’d be happy to feature them in a future blog post.
1. How to Create an Adjustment Layer
With almost 30,000 views, this is Photoshop CS6 tutorial demonstrates a central technique in non-destructive photo editing that allows you to get really creative, really fast. Andy Anderson, who also teaches the new CC course, explains how to apply a black and white adjustment layer to affect only the sky in his sample image, while leaving the rest of the photo intact.
2. Replace Colors in Photoshop
With over 26,000 views, this Photoshop training clip by Andy Anderson shows how to effectively work with the program’s Color Replacement tool. In his example, he makes short of giving a cardinal a tropical makeover.
3. The Magnetic Lasso Tool
Although this video is from our Photoshop Elements 11 Training Course, the tool is very similar in the full version of Photoshop. Andy again shows you what you need to know to quickly get results.
4. Introduction to Alpha Channels
You’ll learn about the fundamental concepts of Alpha Channels and some basic techniques in manipulation in this older tutorial from our Photoshop CS5 course. Luckily, the concepts still hold true, and you can also find newer channel adjustment techniques in the Photoshop CC course. This video has over 20,000 views!
5. Creating Batch Actions in Photoshop
If you’re looking to save time, automation is everything. Andy shows how to create complex actions in this video from the Photoshop CS6 course:
What’s your favorite among these tips? Is anyone using Photoshop CC yet? Let us know about the tutorials you want to see, and we’re here to deliver.