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Best place to learn PS?

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Sorry if its in the wrong section and feel free to move it.

Looking to learn more about Photoshop. Been using it at school and I see some of my friends do some nice editing and it seems fun and a good way to kill time while working on pictures!

Thanks!

(Any website/forums etc.)
post #2 of 17
I learned it through practice and a friend who was certified.

Check around locally for places that will certify you (usually community colleges).
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Ahh, I never thought about it locally xD

Thanks!
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Also check out http://psd.tutsplus.com/ they have many tutorials. Best way to learn is by just using it and messing with different effects.
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post #5 of 17
I learned a lot by looking up tutorials for effects I wanted to achieve. Over time you develop an understanding of things and begin to work solely by it.
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post #6 of 17
There's no best way, or best place to learn things about photoshop, it's about developing your own unique style.

Just because you're using another artists brushes, doesn't mean your art will be as good.

Keep at it and you'll be a pro in no time
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post #7 of 17
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Ahh, Just want to learn the basic stuff right now, just to get use to PS
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Ahh, Just want to learn the basic stuff right now, just to get use to PS
Go to a used bookstore and find an old CS training book to learn the basics. Those books are incredibly helpful and can be purchased for ~$15. Once you know the basics and your way around the software, look at online tutorials. You can learn quickly if you practice! Have fun!
post #9 of 17
Check out Lynda.com, they are jammed packed with Adobe tutorials. $25.00 a month for all you can stand to watch.
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post #10 of 17
I just bought a book really from Fry's. It's actually for LR and not Photoshop, but nevertheless several hours of reading and my PPing skills are a lot better now
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