No announcement yet.

Total Training

  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Bob Walden
    Hi all!

    I have the 5.5 Total Training videos and have found them extremly valuable. I have a vcr set up next to my computer and it works out great. Although we are now on to PS 7 80% of the material is still very much useful. Deke does a great job of explaining the technics. I am planning to buy the PS7.0 dvd soon. I'll try a reveiw when I get it.


    PS. My 5.5 videos are for sale. Make me an offer.

    Leave a comment:

  • Ed_L
    I don't remember the title of the video I borrowed from the library, but it was one of Deke's. This proved to be an excellent way of learning for me, and I think he did an excellent job in the video. If the price of the videos is problematic, a trip to the local library might produce the video for you. It's certainly worth a try.


    Leave a comment:

  • DannyRaphael
    I found the series to be exceptionally informative and useful. (I viewed the Photoshop 5.0 version.) Since PS is such a visual product, seeing it presented visually (for me) is a great way to learn. If you back that up with a good PS book or two (Deke's Photoshop Bible series includes EVERYTHING presented in the video series + a LOT more.)

    I've seen several "general" PS skills video series: IMHO Dekes is head and shoulders better than the rest. A series I wouldn't recommend is anything by Scott Kelby. On the otherhand, Ben Willmore tapes are very, very good too. They cover and go into more detail on advanced topics than Deke does.

    Don't know if you're into eBay or not, but the Totol Photoshop set I viewed came as a result of winning an auction. Watched the videos 3-4 times and resold them. It was kind of like renting - and very cost effective. This series shows up from time to time on eBay. Here's a link to a
    recent auction as an example.


    Leave a comment:

  • Blacknight
    Our instructor used it quite a bit in college. It's probably the best self-paced way to learn Photoshop. Deke is very good at what he does, both with Photoshop and the video usage. Good stuff!

    Leave a comment:

  • DJ Dubovsky
    No I haven't because it was a bit pricey for me but I have followed quite a few Qucik Time tutorials by Deke and he's really good. If you can afford the total training I would say it can only help you. Now whether that help is worth the amount you have to pay, I can't say other than to say he knows what he's doing and has an entertaining way of getting it across to you. Sorry I can't be more help to you.

    Leave a comment:

  • aginghippie
    started a topic Total Training

    Total Training


    Has anyone used the Photoshop 6 (Deke McClellan) training produced by Total Training?

    Would appreciate any feedback...Thanks!!


Related Topics


  • ljsegil
    Photoshop World
    by ljsegil
    Is this conference worthwhile for someone who is still learning his way around photoshop? Would one of the other seminars (which, please) be more beneficial?
    Thanks much, LJ
    08-17-2003, 03:47 PM
  • Carol Heath
    NAPP, LYNDA, Kelby?
    by Carol Heath
    Hi there,

    I have been thinking of joining NAPP (international member) but am wondering if the benefits are great for those of us not in the US as I obviously will not be able to attend local events (even though I would love to). So, I am considering whether my money would best be spent...
    04-23-2011, 09:32 PM
  • phillip6653
    Photoshop DVD's
    by phillip6653
    I am not much for reading so it would be nice if someone could recommend a advanced photoshop dvd. If someone had a used dvd that they wanted to sell that would be great too.

    Terrence McCleary
    08-22-2005, 03:49 PM
  • ukpapasmurf
    Hi everyone - help please
    by ukpapasmurf
    Being disabled with MS (spending most of my time at home) I find it hard to fill my days with anything meaningfull.

    I have now been looking at RP for some weeks now, and after being asked by a few people if I could 'mend' their photos I find myself wanting more.
    I am...
    07-16-2006, 03:36 AM
  • Doug Nelson
    Photoshop Training
    by Doug Nelson
    Let's put all your best Photoshop training recommendations here in one thread. Suggest best practices, books, DVDs, etc., you'd recommend to anyone interested in serious Photoshop training.
    12-10-2008, 06:40 PM