Video Tutorials

 

   Last updated: February 19, 2011

 

Video Tutorials for Adobe Applications

 

 

  • In order to watch the video tutorials we offer, you may need QuickTime 7.5 or higher.
  • MacHouse no longer offers video tutorials to guests or freeloaders.

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Adobe Photoshop CS2 Basics
  2. Adobe Photoshop CS2 Color & Image Management
  3. Adobe Photoshop CS2 Creative Design
  4. Adobe After Effects - Very Basics for Beginners
  5. Adobe After Effects - Photoshop Integration
  6. Adobe After Effects - Simple Creativity
  7. Adobe After Effects CS3 Basics
  8. Adobe Illustrator CS2 Basics & Application
  9. Adobe Fireworks CS3 Basics
  10. Adobe Flash CS4 & Media Encoder CS4

 

 

 

Adobe Photoshop  

Application: Adobe Photoshop

We are using the Mac version of Adobe Photoshop 9.0.1.

 

Adobe Photoshop CS2 Basics
01 Adobe Photoshop Very Basics for Graphics Dummies #1: Shortcut Keys v. 1.0
02 Adobe Photoshop Very Basics for Graphics Dummies #2: History  v. 1.0
03 Adobe Photoshop Very Basics for Graphics Dummies #3: Layers  v. 1.0
04 Adobe Photoshop Very Basics for Graphics Dummies #4: Selection  v. 1.0
05 Adobe Photoshop Very Basics for Graphics Dummies #5: Quick Mask  v. 1.0
06 Adobe Photoshop Very Basics for Graphics Dummies #6: Mask  v. 1.0.1
07 Adobe Photoshop Very Basics for Graphics Dummies #7: Blending Modes  v. 1.0
08 Adobe Photoshop Very Basics for Graphics Dummies #8: Animation  v. 1.0
Adobe Photoshop tutorial
 
Adobe Photoshop tutorial
 
Adobe Photoshop tutorial

 

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Adobe Photoshop CS2 Color & Image Management
01 Image Correction with Adobe Photoshop CS2 #1: Using Measure Tool  v. 1.0
02 Image Correction with Adobe Photoshop CS2 #2: Straightening Distorted Shapes  v. 1.0
03 Image Correction with Adobe Photoshop CS2 #3: Tonality Level Correction  v. 1.0
04 Image Correction with Adobe Photoshop CS2 #4: Adjusting Shadow and Highlight  v. 1.0
05 Image Correction with Adobe Photoshop CS2 #5: Color Adjustment  v. 1.0
06 Image Correction with Adobe Photoshop CS2 #6: Matching Colors  v. 1.0
07 Image Correction with Adobe Photoshop CS2 #7: Hue & Saturation  v. 1.0
08 Image Correction with Adobe Photoshop CS2 #8: Improving Contrast with Tonal Curve  v. 1.0
09 Image Correction with Adobe Photoshop CS2 #9: Removing Color Cast  v. 1.0
10 Image Correction with Adobe Photoshop CS2 #10: Inverting Colors  v. 1.0
Adobe Photoshop tutorial
 
Adobe Photoshop tutorial
 
Adobe Photoshop tutorial

 

 

 

 

Adobe Photoshop CS2 Creative Design
01 Adobe Photoshop Creative Design #1: Designing a Cover Page  v. 1.0
02 Adobe Photoshop Creative Design #2: A Yacht Needing Water  v. 1.0
03 Adobe Photoshop Creative Design #3: Making Flames  v. 1.0
04 Adobe Photoshop Creative Design #4: A Stormy Day  v. 1.0
05 Adobe Photoshop Creative Design #5: Designing a Water Drop  v. 1.0
06 Adobe Photoshop Creative Design #6: A Hammer in Motion  v. 1.0
07 Adobe Photoshop Creative Design #7: A Shirt Needing Custom Alterations  v. 1.0
08 Adobe Photoshop Creative Design #8: Re-painting a Wall  v. 1.0
09 Adobe Photoshop Creative Design #9: Designing a Planet for Space Aliens  v. 1.0
10 Adobe Photoshop Creative Design #10: Ice Not Icy Enough  v. 1.0
11 Adobe Photoshop Creative Design #11: Designing a 2nd Earth  v. 1.0
12 Adobe Photoshop Creative Design #12: A Night View of San Francisco  v. 1.0
13 Adobe Photoshop Creative Design #13: Piling Stones  v. 1.0
14 Adobe Photoshop Creative Design #14: A Tornado Has Touched Down  v. 1.0
15 Adobe Photoshop Creative Design #15: Water Surface under the Sun  v. 1.0
16 Adobe Photoshop Creative Design #16: Designing Missouri Number Plate  v. 1.0
17 Adobe Photoshop Creative Design #17: Constructing a Building in Las Vegas Part 1  v. 1.0
18 Adobe Photoshop Creative Design #18: Constructing a Building in Las Vegas Part 2  v. 1.0
Adobe Photoshop tutorial
 
Adobe Photoshop tutorial
 
Adobe Photoshop tutorial

 

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Adobe After Effects tutorial  

Application: Adobe After Effects Pro

We are using the Mac version of Adobe After Effects 7.0.

 

Adobe After Effects - Very Basics for Beginners

 

This 5-part video tutorial series is designed to give assistance to those who have just started using Adobe After Effects.

 

 
01 Adobe After Effects - Very Basics for Beginners #1: Importing Files  v. 1.0.1
02 Adobe After Effects - Very Basics for Beginners #2: Composition  v. 1.0
03 Adobe After Effects - Very Basics for Beginners #3: Effects  v. 1.0
04 Adobe After Effects - Very Basics for Beginners #4: Keyframes  v. 1.0
05 Adobe After Effects - Very Basics for Beginners #5: Export  v. 1.0
Adobe After Effects tutorial
 
Adobe After Effects tutorial
 
Adobe After Effects tutorial

 

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Adobe After Effects - Photoshop Integration

 

Most of the techniques for Photoshop work are already covered in the 'Adobe Photoshop CS2 Creative Design' series.  So some of the steps may not be clearly explained in these video tutorials.

 

 
01 Adobe After Effects - Photoshop Integration #1: Raining Cats and Dogs  v. 1.0
02 Adobe After Effects - Photoshop Integration #2: Yacht Needs Wind  v. 1.0
03 Adobe After Effects - Photoshop Integration #3: Lightning Strikes a Bird  v. 1.0
04 Adobe After Effects - Photoshop Integration #4: Space Tunnel  v. 1.0
05 Adobe After Effects - Photoshop Integration #5: Neon Sign  v. 1.0
Adobe After Effects tutorial
 
Adobe After Effects tutorial
 
Adobe After Effects tutorial

 

 

 

 

Adobe After Effects - Simple Creativity

 

Let's have fun with Adobe After Effects Pro 7.0.  You need basic knowledge about Illustrator and Photoshop to follow these video tutorials.

 

 
01 Adobe After Effects - Simple Creativity #1: Creating a Title - Animated Handwriting  v. 1.0
02 Adobe After Effects - Simple Creativity #2: Creating a Title - Birdwalk  v. 1.0
03 Adobe After Effects - Simple Creativity #3: Creating a Title - No Local Stops  v. 1.0.1
04 Adobe After Effects - Simple Creativity #4: SpaceWars Hologram  v. 1.0
05 Adobe After Effects - Simple Creativity #5: Air Travel  v. 1.0
06 Adobe After Effects - Simple Creativity #6: A Path Traveling Across World Atlas  v. 1.0
07 Adobe After Effects - Simple Creativity #7: Clock  v. 1.0
08 Adobe After Effects - Simple Creativity #8: Stopwatch  v. 1.0
09 Adobe After Effects - Simple Creativity #9: Making Text Tap-Dance  v. 1.0
10 Adobe After Effects - Simple Creativity #10: Text Animation by Space Aliens  v. 1.0
11 Adobe After Effects - Simple Creativity #11: Slot Machine  v. 1.0
12 Adobe After Effects - Simple Creativity #12: Multi-Screens 2D  v. 1.0
13 Adobe After Effects - Simple Creativity #13: Multi-Screens 3D  v. 1.0
14 Adobe After Effects - Simple Creativity #14: 3D Website Introduction  v. 1.0
15 Adobe After Effects - Simple Creativity #15: Flying Low  v. 1.0
16 Adobe After Effects - Simple Creativity #16: Airplane Sweep  v. 1.0
17 Adobe After Effects - Simple Creativity #17: 3D Homepage Introduction  v. 1.0
18 Adobe After Effects - Simple Creativity #18: 3D Film Rolling  v. 1.0
19 Adobe After Effects - Simple Creativity #19: Superman 3D Title  v. 1.0
20 Adobe After Effects - Simple Creativity #20: Waterfall  v. 1.0
21 Adobe After Effects - Simple Creativity #21: Title with a Shinning Star  v. 1.0.1
22 Adobe After Effects - Simple Creativity #22: Shiny Title  v. 1.0.1
23 Adobe After Effects - Simple Creativity #23: Star-Trek-Like Title  v. 1.0.1
24 Adobe After Effects - Simple Creativity #24: Explosion (1)  v. 1.0
25 Adobe After Effects - Simple Creativity #25: Explosion (2)  v. 1.0
26 Adobe After Effects - Simple Creativity #26: Evil Face in the Sky  v. 1.0
27 Adobe After Effects - Simple Creativity #27: Rotating Earth  v. 1.0
28 Adobe After Effects - Simple Creativity #28: Laura Bush with a Frankenstein Mask  v. 1.0
Adobe After Effects tutorial
 
Adobe After Effects tutorial
 
Adobe After Effects tutorial

 

 

Adobe After Effects CS3 video tutorial  

Application: Adobe After Effects CS3

We are using the Mac version of Adobe After Effects 8.0.2.

 

Adobe After Effects CS3 Basics

 

The following video tutorials come from a digital download version of video tutorial suite availabe at Rich Media Store.

 

 
01 Adobe After Effects CS3 Basics #01: Introduction  v. 1.0
02 Adobe After Effects CS3 Basics #02: Interface and Basic Work Flow  v. 1.0
03 Adobe After Effects CS3 Basics #03: Importing files  v. 1.0
04 Adobe After Effects CS3 Basics #04: Earth  v. 1.0
05 Adobe After Effects CS3 Basics #05: Stage 1  v. 1.0
06 Adobe After Effects CS3 Basics #06: Stage 2  v. 1.0
07 Adobe After Effects CS3 Basics #07: Paint Roller 1  v. 1.0
08 Adobe After Effects CS3 Basics #08: Paint Roller 2  v. 1.0
09 Adobe After Effects CS3 Basics #09: Permanent Loop - Neon 1  v. 1.0
10 Adobe After Effects CS3 Basics #10: Permanent Loop - Neon 2  v. 1.0
11 Adobe After Effects CS3 Basics #11: Permanent Loop - Neon 3  v. 1.0
12 Adobe After Effects CS3 Basics #12: Message  v. 1.0
13 Adobe After Effects CS3 Basics #13: Film 1  v. 1.0
14 Adobe After Effects CS3 Basics #14: Film 2  v. 1.0
15 Adobe After Effects CS3 Basics #15: Film 3  v. 1.0
16 Adobe After Effects CS3 Basics #16: Light  v. 1.0
17 Adobe After Effects CS3 Basics #17: Exporting Projects  v. 1.0
Adobe After Effects tutorial
 
Adobe After Effects tutorial
 
Adobe After Effects tutorial

 

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Adobe Illustrator tutorial  

Application: Adobe Illustrator

We are using the Mac version of Adobe Illustrator 12.0.1.

 

Adobe Illustrator CS2 Basics & Application
01 Adobe Illustrator Basics for Dummies #1: Vector Drawing  v. 1.0
02 Adobe Illustrator Basics for Dummies #2: Shapes Part 1  v. 1.0
03 Adobe Illustrator Basics for Dummies #3: Gradation and Meshes  v. 1.0.1
04 Adobe Illustrator Basics for Dummies #4: Shapes Part 2  v. 1.0
05 Adobe Illustrator Basics for Dummies #5: Blending  v. 1.0
06 Adobe Illustrator Basics for Dummies #6: Text  v. 1.1
07 Adobe Illustrator Basics for Dummies #7: Designing a 3D Ball  v. 1.0
08 Adobe Illustrator Basics for Dummies #8: Designing Dreamweaver Icon  v. 1.0
09 Adobe Illustrator Basics for Dummies #9: Designing a Web Site  v. 1.0
10 Adobe Illustrator Basics for Dummies #10: Reproducing the Icon of Adobe Help Center  v. 1.0
11 Adobe Illustrator Basics for Dummies #11: Reproducing the Icon of Apple's Mail  v. 1.0
12 Adobe Illustrator Basics for Dummies #12: Designing a Christmas Tree  v. 1.0
13 Adobe Illustrator Basics for Dummies #13: Designing a Halloween Pumpkin  v. 1.0
14 Adobe Illustrator Basics for Dummies #14: Designing Jingle Bell Decorations I  v. 1.0
15 Adobe Illustrator Basics for Dummies #15: Designing Jingle Bell Decorations II  v. 1.0.1
16 Adobe Illustrator Basics for Dummies #16: Designing a 3D Wine Bottle  v. 1.0
17 Adobe Illustrator Basics for Dummies #17: Designing a 3D Film Roll  v. 1.0
18 Adobe Illustrator Basics for Dummies #18: Designing a Cigarette  v. 1.0
19 Adobe Illustrator Basics for Dummies #19: Creating WB Style MacHouse Logo  v. 1.0
20 Adobe Illustrator Basics for Dummies #20: Creating Comic Logos  v. 1.0
21 Adobe Illustrator Basics for Dummies #21: Designing a Christmas Card  v. 1.0
Adobe Illustrator tutorial
 
Adobe Illustrator tutorial
 
Adobe Illustrator tutorial

 

 

 

 

Adobe Illustrator tutorial  

Application: Adobe Fireworks CS3

We are using the Mac version of Adobe Fireworks 9.0.0.

 

Adobe Fireworks CS3 Basics
01 Learning Graphic Editing Basics with Adobe Fireworks CS3 01: Basic Commands  v. 1.0
02 Learning Graphic Editing Basics with Adobe Fireworks CS3 02: Shortcut Keys  v. 1.0
03 Learning Graphic Editing Basics with Adobe Fireworks CS3 03: Layers  v. 1.0
04 Learning Graphic Editing Basics with Adobe Fireworks CS3 04: Shapes  v. 1.0
05 Learning Graphic Editing Basics with Adobe Fireworks CS3 05: Making Selections  v. 1.0
06 Learning Graphic Editing Basics with Adobe Fireworks CS3 06: Using Fireworks’ Batch Process  v. 1.0
Adobe Fireworks CS3 video tutorial
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Adobe Flash Media Encoder CS4 video tutorialsAdobe Flash Media Encoder CS4 video tutorials  

Application: Adobe Flash CS4 & Media Encoder CS4

We are using the Mac version of Adobe Flash Professional 10.0.0 and Adobe Media Encoder 4.0.0.  The goal of this video tutorial series is to convert an existing QuickTime movie into a Flash video, using Adobe Flash & Media Encoder.

 

Adobe Flash CS4 & Media Encoder CS4
01 Adobe Flash CS4: Converting QuickTime Movie into Flash H.264: Part 1 - Introduction  v. 1.0
02 Adobe Flash CS4: Converting QuickTime Movie into Flash H.264: Part 2 - H.264 Settings  v. 1.0
03 Adobe Flash CS4: Converting QuickTime Movie into Flash H.264: Part 3 - SWF  v. 1.0
Adobe Flash Media Encoder CS4 video tutorials
 
Adobe Flash Media Encoder CS4 video tutorials