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PRESS RELEASE: xTrain.com Presents Free New Dr. Brown's Photoshop Laboratory Class Featuring Adobe® Photoshop® Expert Russell Brown
"The Good, the Bad, the Ugly" Class features portrait retouching tips and techniques
Dallas, TX (November 16, 2007) - xTrain.com, a leader in online video training for media, arts, and design, is pleased to announce today the latest installment of their free Dr. Brown's Photoshop Laboratory Classes featuring Photoshop Guru Russell Brown. This new xTrain™ class titled "The Good, the Bad, the Ugly" features professional portrait retouching tips and techniques made easy by the comical and entertaining "Dr. Brown".
"This fun and exciting class features all of the professional techniques that anyone using Adobe Photoshop needs to know to make their portraits better than real life," said Siotha Vest, xTrain's Director of Training. "This latest addition to Russell Brown's classes on xTrain provides our students with solid instruction enabling them to master Photoshop CS3 without the boredom of typical online video training."
In this new class, Dr. Brown provides several insider secrets for retouching portraits such as whitening teeth and eyes, enhancing eyelashes, reducing 5 o'clock shadow, removing wrinkles, and color correcting skin tones all within Adobe Photoshop. Dr. Brown uses multiple blending techniques, healing brushes, and the Auto Blending layers to accomplish his retouching effects. These techniques are all focused on throughout the show, with some fun antics mixed in along the way.
With the philosophy, "Learning about Adobe Photoshop should never be boring," Russell Brown and xTrain have created several other exciting classes on topics such as 3-D Experiments, Black and White Experiments, and Animation Experiments. During these training sessions students can discover how to import 3 dimensional vector art then adjust size, tinker with lighting effects, and manipulate tiny vectors; learn to transform their images into creative black-and-white masterpieces; or discover how to quickly edit movie frames in Photoshop CS3 Extended Edition, control timelines, learn motion blur techniques and even import sounds.
For more information about xTrain, please visit www.xtrain.com. If you would like to view these free Photoshop Classes visit http://training.xtrain.com/free-classes
About Russell Brown
As Sr. Creative Director at Adobe Systems Incorporated, Russell Preston Brown holds a unique position in the computer industry. Brown maintains a vital presence in the digital design and publishing community, facilitating the exchange between the user and software developer that is so essential to Adobe's software development. With complete mastery and breathtaking style, Brown shows users how to work - and play - with Adobe software. He has given the world's leading photographers, publishers, art directors, and artists a strong grasp of the software tools that, by virtually all accounts, have led to Adobe's applications becoming the standard by which others are measured. Remember what Russell always says, "Learning about Adobe Photoshop should never be boring." Brown, a Photoshop Hall of Fame Winner, states, "xTrain is the future of online training."
xTrain provides the world's premiere on-line training experience. The xTrain on-line training library appeals to a wide segment of the desktop publishing and digital imaging marketplace, from digital professionals to students, hobbyists, and Fortune 1000 companies. The growing on-line video training library utilizes industry-leading instructors, authors, and experts. For more information, visit www.xtrain.com . For information on xTrain's affiliate companies, visit Splash Media http://www.splashmedia.com and TSTN http://www.tstn.com .
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(First posted on Friday, November 16, 2007 at 12:22 EST)