How to Become a Photoshop "Black Belt"-Fast!
Just released by Mark Monciardini, Photoshop? Top Secret? is an Extreme Training Course that teaches you, step by step, how to create cutting-edge graphics and special effects with Adobe? Photoshop?. This student-friendly home study course includes four DVD-ROMs with over 16 gigabytes of video tutorials and project files. It also comes with a full-color gallery book (printed, not pdf) that shows the end result of each project in the course. You can look, learn, practice, and master these advanced techniques wherever you may be, without the need for expensive classes or tutors.
Create Posters, Movie Covers, Surreal Graphics and More!
The course will teach you how to become the ultimate Photoshop? "black belt" for fun and/or profit. You'll learn how to create top-level special effects for eye-catching movie posters, album covers, book jackets, brochures, mailing pieces, magazine covers, article illustrations, and a tremendously wide range of print ads and Web site graphics.
About the Authors
Mark Monciardini: In the running for the International Photoshop Hall of Fame Award by the National Association of Photoshop Professionals, a Worth1000 Grand Jury Award winner and listed by Wacom as one of their Top 40 Photoshop Experts, Mark has taught Millions of people Photoshop tips on his website since 1998. He has also contributed his expertise to dozens of Photoshop publications and classrooms nation wide and internationally.
Melanie Stimmell: After graduating from Art Center College of Design, Melanie Stimmell began her career as a technical director for the popular show 'South Park'. Now a street painter and fine artist, she is an internationally recognized artist and the only woman to have won the title of 'Maestro' and several Gold Medals in both Italy and Germany.
Full Color Gallery Book Included
The full-color, 8.5"x11" gallery book that ships with each course shows the end result of each project and tutorial. Pop in the appropriate DVD-ROM and create the same graphics yourself,
using your Photoshop? software program (not included). Printed on thick, high-gloss paper, the gallery book was designed to last for years. It also makes a great collector's item
DVD1 (Size : 1,89GB)
Movie Poster Design I Create a popular people montage seen
on many movie posters. Movie Poster Design II Take an ordinary house and turn it into a
Sci-fi Movie Poster. Movie Poster Credits Tips and tricks on creating a real ?Credit Block?
for movie posters. Dark Faces How I created my creepy Image that has been
in Magazines and Ads. Breaking Apart Create the illusion that a face is
falling apart. Dream Scene Montage Create an elephant with wings and
place it into a futuristic world. Stone Portrait Create a ?Stone Bust? out of a portrait
for a killer special effect. Surreal Images Create a creamy foggy mist over
water and rocks. Dream Skin Create a fantasy woman with henna
art and dream skin. Special Effects Learn how to create orbs, fireballs
and jellyfish like creatures.
Download (21 Part) :
DVD2 (Size : 1.32GB)
Painting a Portrait Digitally paint a portrait from a
photographic reference. Swapping Faces How to take the face from one photo
and place it into a completely different one. Pop Art Turn a Photograph into artwork
that was popular in the mid 1950?s. Applying Tattoos How to apply henna and tattoos to skin. Masking Fur Seamlessly remove the background
from furry animals. Vanishing Point What Vanishing Point is and how
to edit images with perspective. Web Graphics Learn how to create commonly
used web graphics and screen shots. Shattered Type Create the illusion that text
is being shattered like glass. Flower Greeting Card Use the vector tools in Photoshop to
create an elegant looking Greeting Card. Creating DVD Covers Mark shows you exactly how he created
the Photoshop Top Secret DVD covers.
Download 15 Part :
DVD3 (Size : 1,01GB)
Flying out of Bounds Create the classic ?out of bounds? effect
with a very cool masking trick. Reaching out of Bounds Creating the illusion of arms and
hands reaching out of a picture frame. Chocolate Milk Frog How to make a frog covered in chocolate. Covered with Wax Choose an object and cover it
with melting wax. Grunge Look Create a unique grunge background
that can be used for almost anything. Square Fruit Play with mother nature by changing
the shape of fruit. Invisible Man How to make a person vanish from
their clothing. Metal Collage How to create a Robot with pieces of a
Photo and then place it into another world. Morphing Creatures Morph animals and reptiles together
to create interesting creatures. Using Layer Comps How to create multiple layouts in
one Photoshop file using Layer Comps.
Download (10 Part) :
DVD4 (Size : 1,01GB)
Vector Art Portrait Turn a Photograph into beautiful
vector art. Dreamy Background Create Sci-fi looking spiral
backgrounds. Liquid Metal The ultimate Liquid metal technique
that can be applied to text and objects. Smoke Create Psychedelic and Natural Smoke
to incorporate into your artwork. Soap Bubbles Use soap bubbles to add flair to
your projects. Water Bubbles Use these water bubbles to infuse
imagination into your projects. Underwater Scene Create an underwater illusion with
just the tools in Photoshop. Swap Animal Skin Take skin from one animal and
place it over another. Stylized Character Turn a sketch into colorful art. Masking Mastery Special video that explains many masking
techniques used by the pros.
Tech Info: Video tutorials stream off the DVD-Roms using Adobe Flash technology. Videos have stereo sound and run at 12 to 15 frames per section. Stop, Play pause and video scrub controls are available at all times.
Download (11 Part) :
DVD5(Bonus DVD) (Size : 854MB) :
Download (9 Part) :
DVD Covers and Labels + Gallery Book :
Size : 56,1MB