ProShow Producer Plus Photoshop Equals Love!

Combining Adobe Photoshop image editing with your ProShow Slide Shows is a great way to enhance your creativity!

ProShow Producer Plus Photoshop Equals Love!

Course Description

In this course we'll be creating three unique effects that combine Adobe Photoshop and ProShow Producer. You don't need to be experienced with either program, but you do need to own both in order to follow along.First, we'll be creating a framed cutout in Photoshop that you can add your own photos to in ProShow Producer. We'll animate the frame and photo and save it as a Slide Style that you can use again and again!Next, we'll create a PNG embellishment out of a hand print and then add it to a slide in ProShow Producer. We'll use Keyframing to make the hands appear to "slap" onto the photo!Finally, we'll use Photoshop's cloning tool to create a multi-layer image out of a single image in Photoshop. Then we'll animate both of those layers in ProShow Producer, creating a stunning depth of field effect.After you've completed this c... Read More »

In this course we’ll be creating three unique effects that combine Adobe Photoshop and ProShow Producer. You don’t need to be experienced with either program, but you do need to own both in order to follow along.

First, we’ll be creating a framed cutout in Photoshop that you can add your own photos to in ProShow Producer. We’ll animate the frame and photo and save it as a Slide Style that you can use again and again!

Next, we’ll create a PNG embellishment out of a hand print and then add it to a slide in ProShow Producer. We’ll use Keyframing to make the hands appear to “slap” onto the photo!

Finally, we’ll use Photoshop’s cloning tool to create a multi-layer image out of a single image in Photoshop. Then we’ll animate both of those layers in ProShow Producer, creating a stunning depth of field effect.

After you’ve completed this course, you will be able to use these techniques, using your own photographs, to create your very own unique slide styles.

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Course Outcomes:
  • Create a framed cutout in Photoshop, then animate it in ProShow Producer
  • Create a painted hand embellishment in Photoshop, then animate it in ProShow Producer
  • Separate a subject from the background in Photoshop, then animate it in ProShow Producer
Course Details:

Target Audience

This course is for ProShow Producer users who want to enhance their creativity by pairing the program with Photoshop

Access Timeframe

Full Lifetime Access
Certificate Info:

Type of Certification

Certificate of Completion

Format of Certification

Digital

Professional Association/Affiliation

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About Instructor:

Jennifer Clark - ProShow Guru and Graphic Designer

Course Outline

You'll need to have ProShow Producer (any version) and Adobe Photoshop (any version) to complete this course. Don't forget to download the Course Files so you can follow along!

The technique you'll learn here is modeled after several Choice Slides products, such as the Antique Frames and Tuscan frames.
  1. Use a Blank Frame (insert green or blue paper)
  2. Take two photos, one wide, one tall
  3. Make sure the frame is at least 60% of the image
  1. Imported photos are seen as backgrounds - 0:15
  2. Double click to make it a layer - 0:38
  3. 3 Lasso Tools - 1:10
  4. Regular Lasso Tool - 1:37
  5. Polygonal Lasso Tool - 1:48
  6. Magnetic Lasso Tool - 2:20
  7. Cut out frame using Polygonal Lasso Tool - 3:12
  8. Save as a PNG - 4:38
  1. Start a show and insert a blank slide - 0:05
    1. Set Slide and Transition times - 0:15
  2. Open Slide Options Window and Add Frame Image - 0:22
  3. Animating the Window Frame - 0:49
  4. Add your Photo - 2:23
    1. Reorder layers and set scale, position, and rotation for First Keyframe - 2:45
    2. Copy to Next Keyframe - 3:47
    3. Set scale, position, and rotation for Second Keyframe - 3:57
  5. Compare scale and positioning in both Keyframes - 4:30
  6. Review motion by scrubbing timeline in Effects Tab - 4:50
  7. Determine if scaling, not position, might be the real issue - 5:10
    1. Adjust scaling one percentage point at a time - 5:40
  8. Replaceable Layer Check box - 6:25
  9. Rename Image Layer - 6:53
  10. Save as a Slide Style - 7:15
  11. Find saved Style in FX Window - 7:40
  1. Turn background into Layer - 0:30
  2. Magic Wand/Delete - 0:45
  3. Erase other hands and edges - 1:30
  4. Keyboard shortcuts to increase/decrease eraser size - 1:45
  5. Add Black Layer underneath - 2:05
  6. Erase extra "noise" - 2:55
  7. Zoom in to see detail - 3:25
  8. Lift up on mouse button every once in a while - 3:40
  9. Crop Image - 4:25
  10. Remove Black Layer before saving - 5:10
  11. Save as PNG - 5:24
  1. Add a photo to a slide - 0:12
  2. Add Hand PNG - 0:38
  3. Position and Scale image in the Layer Settings Tab - 0:45
  4. Making a Left Hand - 1:18
  5. "Slapping" hands onto photo - 1:50
  6. Zoom photo in - 2:38
  7. Changing the color of the hands - 3:05
  1. Specific requirements for the photo used in this effect - 0:15
  2. Convert to Layer and Duplicate - 1:10
  3. Work on Background (erasing subject) - Clone Tool - 1:50
    1. Cloning grass area - 2:35
    2. Cloning wooden post - 4:05
    3. Doesn't need to be perfect - 6:00
  4. Work on isolating Foreground - 6:25
    1. Use Magnetic Lasso - 6:50
    2. Select>Feather>Delete, to soften edges - 9:05
  5. Save as PNGs - 10:22

Technical Requirements

Students must own both ProShow Producer and Adobe Photoshop to complete this course. Any version of both programs will work.You do not need to be an expert with either program!

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