Photoshop User TV: PhotoshopUserTV: Using Layers with Illustrations and Eye Retouching – Episode 280


The weekly Photoshop TV show featuring "The Photoshop Guys" Scott Kelby, Corey Barker, Pete Collins, and RC Concepcion. Presented by KelbyOne.
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putv09232011 Pete shows viewers how to take their illustrations into Photoshop and use them with layers. RC has some tips for organizing and finding your files in Lightroom. Joey Wright is back in the studio to do some eye retouching. Corey has a tutorial on extracting elements off a white background.

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  1. Vitalie says:

    Guys you Rrrrrrrrr C4

  2. Shelly says:

    I love that water extraction tip!

  3. Shaun white says:

    Thanks Again guys.
    Pete’s tip very cool it is also great for my wife who is a jeweller and designs her own items.
    R.C. thanks for the Lightroom tip as I have just started using it and this helps a lot.
    Corey thanks that is a very cool tip for selections.

  4. Jorge L. says:

    Me ha encantado el “Adiós” de Pete al final del programa, es lo que mejor he entendido….
    Corey me ha encantado el truco para extraer el fondo blanco en objetos transparentes, yo lo hacia con los estilos de capa, pero tu opción es muy buena.
    Lo hacéis muy bien, saludos desde España.

  5. John Ballard says:

    Great tips this week. Pete your doing great keep it up.

  6. Randy Hanson says:

    Great show

  7. Cindi Poole says:

    Loved the show. I would love for you to show the proper way to change a 72 dpi photo to a 300 dpi photo for printing- without any loss of clarity.

  8. Austin Poole says:

    Great show.
    Why does the Canon 5D MKII still only shoot at 72 dpi?

  9. Shawn says:

    Great tips from everyone, as always. I need to start taking notes.

  10. Great tips as always

    Thanks guys ,,,

  11. PD Taylor says:

    good show, thanks for lots of cool stuff!!

  12. albert says:

    great tip for selecting transparency!

  13. sir says:

    most unusual

  14. Ray Miller says:

    This week”s tips were really awesome. Looking forward to using them on my future projects.

  15. Joe Young says:

    Oh, I’m sorry. Did you guys do a show? I must have dozed …..

  16. Keith Godwin says:

    Is there a simple way to deal with ‘fringing’ when creating a tone mapped HDR image in Photoshop CS5. Thanks

  17. KCSmith says:

    Thanks for letting us see Pete’s screen in this episode.

  18. Andreas says:

    There should be a PhotoshopUserTV Channel = new episode every day – hope i win – love your guys

  19. June says:

    Thanks for the extration methods today – very helpful!

  20. Madenda says:

    You guys are amazing. Thank you for this show :)

  21. Steve Jones says:

    Did you say “Mr. Pete Collins” or was it “Mr. Pibb Collins”? Whichever, good show guys.

  22. Rosy Cortes says:

    You guys TOTALLY ROCK, Photoshop World Expo was AMAZING, it was my first time and I enjoyed it soooo much. I took a photo with most of you and all of you are super nice. Love…. Rosy

  23. RON COMSTOCK says:

    Great show,

    If you refer to Liquify as the Jenny Craig Filter,
    You might be a Photoshop junky.


  24. John Swarce says:

    Loved Joey’s history brush lesson. Very informative!


  25. Apple says:

    Hi, guys… You asked for suggestions. I know you pass on to Adobe things that are hoped for in the new Photoshop version. I have one I’ve wished for a long time.

    I would love to have a button to click or a shortcut to quickly remove and replace the transparency grid. When it’s on I can’t see the edges of my image well and when it’s not there I can’t see how far I’ve gone in my selections.

  26. Don says:

    Thanks guys good show. The transparency tip from Cory is cool.

  27. Mike Umana says:

    Great show without the big three. Cory, RC and Pete held it well.

  28. Stephen says:

    I’ve never left a comment, but I’ve been wanting this book for a while…

  29. Chet says:

    Corey awesome tip on extracting objects… I love the incremental detail gain.

  30. Jonas says:

    Great show!

  31. Brad Coryell says:

    Cool show as usual. Really liked Corey’s extraction tip using the channels and building up.

  32. Jay B says:

    Another good transparent episode

  33. Maoz says:

    Great Show !!!!

  34. martin gillette says:

    really great show…loved the extraction tip1

  35. Nick says:

    Loving the tips this week. :)
    Pete is really getting into the swing of the show as well now.

    You wanted a joke? I have a monkey related one for you, but sorry its quite dark…

  36. Nick says:

    Why did the Monkey fall out of the tree?

    It was dead. :(

    Why did the second Monkey Fall out of the tree?

    he was stapled to the first monkey :( :(

    Why did the third Monkey fall out of the tree?

    He thought it was a game. :( :( :)

  37. Billy Janshon says:

    Thanks Corey for the tip on extracting transparent objects from a white background. Not to long ago I needed to do exactly that, but could not remember how to do it.

  38. Lindsay says:

    What is Mr. Pibb?

  39. Rich E. says:

    Super show guys

  40. Skip Wolff says:

    The Minnesota Plains?????

  41. Ben Lucas says:

    Great show guys! Looking forward to getting Matt’s book. I can’t wait. =)

  42. Mani says:

    Great shows guys.Thanks corey for the brilliant tip and joey’s tip was also cool.
    SUGGESTION : Please bring more tweaks with pen and use of patterns in an interesting way

  43. John Dabarno says:

    Very cool tip on selections on white backgrounds. I would like to learn more on using masks and channels for selections if you have any tips there, thanks.

  44. Will Howard says:

    Always look forward to the next episode! Thanks for all the tips!

  45. Scott Bolster says:

    Wow, what a time saver. Thanks for the awesome extracting tutorial Corey!

  46. ARKreations says:

    Love the translucent selection tips!!
    What happened to the PSUTV episode usually taped at PSW?

  47. Andrew Renkert says:

    Great tips. Thanks.

  48. Bill Guy says:

    Always good stuff though I know that the first post never wins.

  49. Alan Storey says:

    Great show. I liked Corey’s extraction tip especially!

  50. Shaun S says:

    I agree with Joey Wright that the history brush is underrated.

  51. Justin Morgan says:

    Thanks for another great episode guys!

  52. Chad Steele says:

    Man I love PhotoshopuserTV, Corey Barker is my favorite. I wish that I could go to a photoshop world. You guys are the best.

  53. Tom Crump says:

    I learn something every time I watch Photoshopusertv. Thanks and I am gonna keep watching

  54. Again, another nice set of tips and again the Lightroom one comes very handy!

  55. Joshua says:

    love it!

  56. kc says:

    Glad to see that Pete has learned to share his screen. Great show guys.

  57. Joseph Myers says:

    thanks for the show. helpful tips.

  58. Ayshea says:

    Love that I have access to all kinds resources through NAPP and KelbyTV. Thank you!

    I am a marketing assistant. I have no art or marketing background prior to this job. I suppose I have enough natural artistic ability and I continue to pick up enough skills to do my job.

    We recently got Photoshop CS5. I am already in love with the Content-Aware Fill and I am thinking the Puppet Warp is another new option that might be useful for me. So that’s is something I would like to see more on. Perhaps you have already cover that and I have just not found it yet.

    Thanks guys.

  59. Ed says:

    tips on extracting subjects in photos are my big interest…
    Great show.
    Thanks so much!

  60. Dave Moore says:

    Another great show!

  61. Great show!! Any show for learning website designing by you guys?

  62. Shawn B says:

    HD video of the screenshots…can’t always see what’s going on!

  63. JD Smith says:

    I love you Photoshop Guys! The fact that you guys do tips based off of questions you see on your comments page is great! (I know, I know, this is a cheese ball comment, but you guys use to mostly post just stuff you knew or something you just found out, but not what we, the viewer, had questions about). You guys do ROCK! It gets better and better! Thank you!

  64. Eli Silva says:

    Cool tip Corey! thx!

  65. Fred says:

    Thanks, guys! And especially to Corey for the great tip on extraction!

  66. Andrei says:

    good water extraction tip, thanks

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