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Intro to Photoshop for VFX

Instructors: Jason Keyser, David Hall
Included with Free VFX Training, VFX-A All Access

Get up to speed on the Photoshop tools, layers, adjustments, and pro tips FX artists use in the free VFX course. 

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2 Hours

This course includes nearly two hours of training. 

Skill Level

Beginner Level One course for new artists. 

Software

Adobe Photoshop CC

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Immediately available to Free VFX training and All Access members. 

Course Breakdown

Lesson overview.

Photoshop Tools

The biggest difference between digital and analog drawing is the amount of tools available to you. Learn how to draw, erase, scale, and modify your drawings in Photoshop.

Layers in Photoshop

Perhaps the second most important part of digital art is layers! Learn about organizing your files, Transform tools, and basic Layer filters.

Photoshop Adjustments

Further tips and tricks to make your digital drawing life easier! Round out your toolbox for Photoshop with these additional suggestions.

Photoshop VFX Pro Tips

Further tips and tricks to make your digital drawing life easier! Round out your toolbox for Photoshop with these additional suggestions.

Animating FX in Photoshop

This video goes over the basic setup you need to animate in Photoshop. From initial setups, hotkeys, some tips and tricks, and of course a fun exercise!

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