There's a revolution going on out there. Computers have changed the entire face of comic creation. In a few short years, it's become as important for comic artists to know how to use Photoshop as it is to use a pen or pencil. As creators, we've never enjoyed so much control over our own work. As an industry, we've had an opportunity to make some of the most visually exciting comics ever produced. The most exciting aspects of these developments are centered around independent creators. Now, for the first time ever, individuals can produce material that rivals the quality of any large company, all from the comfort of their own home. Computers level the playing field allowing anyone with a solid idea to compete in the marketplace. But to participate in this amazing renaissance you have to learn how to tap the amazing power of Photoshop.
Photoshop is a complex program, make no mistake. You can spend years learning to master it. But don't let that intimidate you; most of what you need to get started can be taught to you in a day. And once you get started, you'll soon join the ranks of artists who realizing everything they can dream. Viva la revolution!
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Adobe Photoshop can be a complex tool only because you can do so much with it, however for in this video series, we're going to keep it as simple as possible. In fact, in this video you'll see an overview of the few tools and Adobe Photoshop features we will use. When you see this video, you'll see how you can do so much with so few features, but you'll learn how to use them in depth in the future videos.