Photoshop Beginners Mastery: Zero to Hero in Photoshop

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Английский
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Чему вы научились?
Customize workspaces and work with panels.
Create new documents with various settings and modes.
Navigate and zoom in and out of documents using a variety of methods.
Switch between screen modes.
Work with multiple documents and arrange them using various methods.
Describe various file types and modes.
Crop and resize images using various settings.
Use Bridge with Photoshop.
Rearrange, group, and adjust settings of layers.
Adjust layer blending modes.
Create and apply a variety of adjustment layers.
Create and apply various layer styles.
Describe the various selection tools and apply them in various ways.
Use the selection tools in conjunction with each other.
Add to and subtract from selections.
Modify and save selections.
Describe how masking is better than erasing.
Mask parts of layers using the brush tool.
Add layer masks using selection tools.
Apply a clipping mask to text.
Create an high dynamic range effect using masking in a landscape photo.
Use layer masking to create selective sharpening in a portrait photo.
О курсе

January 2020 course updated: I added a quick video about Photoshop 2020 update on constrain proportions when resizing smart objects, photos, type layers, and shape layers.

Course updated: a fun new tutorial on Parallax Effect or 2.5D Animation Effect in Adobe Photoshop added in a new section for fun effects. 

This introductory course to Photoshop covers the fundamental functions to get started editing and improving photos. The student learns how to customize workspaces and panels, navigate the canvas effectively, work with multiple images and file types, and use various methods of image enhancement, including layering, selecting, and masking. Support files are included for this course, so students can follow along in the hands-on lectures. If you're a beginner to Photoshop or simply want to learn more about various selections, layering, and masking techniques, this course is for you!

  The course is structured in a way to maximize learning. I first go over how to do basic functions in Photoshop like   

  • Adjusting settings of new documents
  • Navigating around the canvas
  • Cycling through screen modes
  • Working with multiple images
  • Cropping and resizing images

  I then go over into more detailed instruction, in which the students continue to follow along and learn more about 

  • Layering images
  • Layer blending modes
  • Adjustment layers
  • Layer styles
  • Making selections
  • Masking layers
  • Color and lighting corrections

  The course includes follow-along exercises that involve using layering and masking to create a “text in photo" clipping mask effect, a high dynamic range landscape adjustment, and a selective sharpening portrait edit. You will also learn by creating images for online advertising and social media in Photoshop.

  I have years of experience using Photoshop, including doing web and advertising design at a newspaper, an advertising design firm, a library system, and freelance work for about two decades. I've also been managing editor at two international graphic design magazines, and I'm currently a full-time professor of graphic design and digital media. I've taken classes on digital production and design during my undergraduate and graduate work. 

  So enroll today and let's learn about Photoshop and its amazing capabilities of photo editing and digital effects. 

Программа
Getting Started in Photoshop
Modify, move, and customize panels; Toggle workspaces; Customize new documents; Navigate and zoom in and out of images; Describe file types/modes; Crop/resize images; Describe resolution; Use Bridge
What is Photoshop? Who am I?
In this lecture, I describe Photoshop, the world's industry-standard photo-editing software, and explain my background, education, and qualifications to teach this course. For example, I've worked as managing editor at two graphic design magazines (one dealing with Photoshop), worked at various media (newspapers, an advertising agency, etc.) working in editorial design, and I have a BA in Communication, an MA in Journalism and Media Studies, and a PhD in Communication. I've also designed web sites and used Photoshop in various projects for clients for about 20 years.
Download Support Files for Follow-Along Lectures
In this lecture, you can download the support files to use in the follow-along Photoshop tutorials to get started learning Photoshop. Learn by doing by using the same files that I use in this introductory Photoshop online class.
Common Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts Printable Handout

In this lecture, you can download and print this PDF of common Photoshop keyboard shortcuts. This will help improve your workflow and save time when you're using Photoshop.

Panels and Workspaces
In this lecture, you will learn how to toggle panels and customize them as well as workspaces in Photoshop.
Creating a New Document
In this lecture, you will learn the various types of sizes and document options for new files in Photoshop. You will learn best practices when it comes to creating new documents in Photoshop.
Navigating and Zooming
You will learn how to navigate within documents, and zoom in and out of documents, in Photoshop effectively. You can use specific tools to move and zoom, but there are also many helpful shortcuts and methods to use in order to save time and improve workflow when navigating and zooming in Photoshop.
Screen Modes

Photoshop's screen mode cycling is explained.

Working with Multiple Images

I explain how to work with multiple documents, move content and layers from one document to another, and how to arrange and rearrange document windows.

File Types and Modes

Photoshop's more popular file types and a few file modes are explained.

Cropping, Resizing, and Resolution

Students learn how to crop and resize images. I also explain resolution and how it relates to file size, screen size, and printing size.

Using Bridge

The basics of previewing, organizing, and searching for images within Adobe Bridge is covered and how it works with Photoshop.

Требования
  • Students need a copy of Adobe Photoshop, preferably CC (Creative Cloud). The free trial would work as well.
Лекторы
Chad Neuman, Ph.D.
Chad Neuman, Ph.D.
Professor / Graphic Designer / Photographer 20+ yrs exp.
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