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Kevin Stohlmeyer

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I am an Adobe Certified Instructor, Adobe Community Professional and Adobe Freelance Professional. I travel nationally speaking on Adobe Creative Suite applications, including Illustrator and design. I can answer questions about Adobe Illustrator version CS1 through the all-new Creative Cloud.

Experience in the area

I am an Adobe Certified Instructor for Adobe Photoshop and have been teaching this software in college/higher education and for an Adobe Authorized Training Center since 2000. I have been an active user of Adobe Photoshop as a professional graphic designer and retoucher since 1994. I also am a published author for Adobe Inspire Magazine, writing articles on Creative Suite applications including Photoshop, Illustrator and the Adobe Touch apps.


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BA - Graphic Design Adobe Certified Instructor - Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat Adobe Community Professional - Adobe Creative Suite

Awards and Honors

Member, Adobe Influencers Program and Adobe Freelancer Member Spotlight, National Association of Photoshop Professionals, November 2011 Runner-Up, The Next Adobe Photoshop Evangelist contest, 2010, 2011 Runner-Up Layers Magazine Design Contest

Past/Present Clients

Harley Davidson, Reader's Digest, GE Medical Division, Kohl's Corporate, Bon-Ton/Boston Stores, Cramer-Krasselt, Marquette University, AIGA, Mattel/American Girl, Photoshop World

What do you like about this subject?

Photoshop gives you total creative control over your images. You can create anything you can imagine.

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Recent Answers from Kevin Stohlmeyer

2015-02-21 raw to jpeg loss of saturation:

HI Christopher,     Without seeing your exact workflow (version etc.) it is impossible to nail down what exactly is happening. The first thing I would check though is the color space you are working in

2015-01-07 mix & match CMYK channels in PS:

Hi Marianne,     It's very easy. Simply go to the channels panel and click on the Black channel in Image A. Next do a Select All (cmd+A) and copy the image. Then go to the channels panel in Image B and

2014-12-11 Creating inforgraphics:

Hi Henrique,     This image was created using Adobe Illustrator, not Adobe Photoshop.     Here is a link to an online video course from on infographics. If you are not familiar with Illustrator

2014-07-25 Photoshop on Celeron:

Hi Seth,     Here are the requirements for the most recent versions of Adobe Photoshop:    The Intel Celeron N2830 is not a good choice for

2014-07-16 Can't Open NEF and ORF file in Photoshop:

HI Salim,     You can try making sure you have run all your current updates, but I'm sure it is a case where your software is too old and cannot open newer NEF or ORF file formats. Camera Raw is updated


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