In Photoshop for Designers: Color, Nigel French focuses on the tools and features in Photoshop designed for choosing, applying, and editing color. The course looks at concepts such as the color wheel and color harmonies as well as the practicalities of using the Color Picker, leveraging the power of color channels, and the characteristics of different color modes in Photoshop. The course includes exercises on correcting color, enhancing color, shifting and replacing colors, working with spot color channels, hand coloring black and white images, and designing with a reduced color palette.
Lynda.com Photoshop for Designers Color-QUASAR
Exercise files are included with the course.
Defining color terms
Using Kuler to create color palettes
Understanding additive and subtractive color
Understanding color management
Using the Levels, Curves, Auto Tone, and Auto Contrast adjustments
Selecting color—from the Magic Wand to Color Range
Neutralizing blacks and whites with blend modes
Saturating and de-saturating colors
Increasing saturation with Vibrance
Designing with spot color