Dave talks about the 5 “dangerous” things you should not do in Photoshop.
Most people hate failure. Dave discusses how failing in Photoshop is not such a bad thing, that you shouldn’t see failure as an indication of your Photoshop knowledge or skill.
Dave takes a look back at the last decade and how things have changed with Photoshop, thinks out loud about what might be coming, and offers suggestions for your Photoshop learning resolutions.
Dave pays tribute to one of his favorite TV series by talking about Breaking Bad…Photoshop Habits. Okay, not really “bad” habits, but things we do in Photoshop that have an alternate method that’s faster, more accurate and /or more flexible.
After the problems many people encountered with Apple’s Catalina Operating System and Adobe software, Dave offers his philosophy on upgrading, including how to prepare for upgrading to the next version of Photoshop.
Host Dave Cross talks about his experience as a student falling way behind in his knowledge of french, what it took to avoid failing, and how this lesson can be applied to learning Photoshop. After all, the first time you saw Photoshop it was almost like a foreign language, right? C’est vrai!
Dave discusses some of the things people do in Photoshop that are “criminal” – or at the very least they are not very productive or efficient. Among the crimes on Dave’s list are flattening, merging, erasing, clicking on tools, using filters vs smart filters and using adjustments rather than adjustment layers. He discusses alternatives to each of the criminal activities that will help lead to a happier, more productive life.