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hey guys,i used to use Photoshop about 3-4 years ago. and since then i have forgotten most things and don't know about all the new features.

can anyone recommended some tutorials(videos or just text)?

i have Photoshop cs5 64bit.
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Interested as well, I have been kicking myself to learn some pdhotoshop.
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http://photoshoptopsecret.com

They are for purchase, but minimal price for what you get. I have not come across the most incredible tutorials ever. I can't recommend them enough.
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If your paying for guides your doing it all wrong. About a year ago when I first started I followed tutorials, a particular site I used was abduzeedo (or something like that). You will be surprised what you can make and if your feeling adventurus try and add your own twist.

www.deviantart.com (best place to find inspiration)
www.tomaustin.co.uk (my website all self taught using tutorials)

Edit - I'm 16
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Deviant Art is just bad for tutorials or inspiration, at least for me. I mostly get inspiration from the environment around me, but everyone is different.

Honestly, you really need to check out photoshop top secret. This is coming from someone who has been doing photoshop stuff for about 9 years and also teaches classes at the university level in 3D graphics design.
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Deviant Art is just bad for tutorials or inspiration, at least for me. I mostly get inspiration from the environment around me, but everyone is different.

Honestly, you really need to check out photoshop top secret. This is coming from someone who has been doing photoshop stuff for about 9 years and also teaches classes at the university level in 3D graphics design.
I would agree its not the best for inspiration but there is defiantly some nice work on there, especially by professionals.

Also I know I have not tried your guides but I would rather learn as I make rather then just be told and it looks to me like the guides you show are pretty comphrensive and I'm not sure that's what OP is after, he just wants to brush up on his skills, would that be fair for me to say?
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I would agree its not the best for inspiration but there is defiantly some nice work on there, especially by professionals.

Also I know I have not tried your guides but I would rather learn as I make rather then just be told and it looks to me like the guides you show are pretty comphrensive and I'm not sure that's what OP is after, he just wants to brush up on his skills, would that be fair for me to say?
I would agree, however as I have taught at the university level (and I'm not just flagrantly throwing that out there to show off), I find it best to learn a specific skill while working on a project. The tutorials I list are very comprehensive in learning a specific skill. Combine a few of those skills and you have the ability to do so much more.

I guess the OP needs to take what we have said and figure out what works best. Btw, I checked out your photoshop work on your site. You remind me when I was your age when the Internet and Photoshop was much less refined to actually learn on, especially on dial-up connections. Kids these days have it all
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Haha 20mb broadband Virgin is a babe, and Pirate Bay makes life so much easier, thanks for taking the time to have a look though
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Best site hands down is psd tuts, google it and you won't go wrong
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