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This course takes you all the way from the very basics to having an incredibly confident handle in using the tools and techniques of Adobe Photoshop CS6 to design a simple but very attractive web page in less time.
The four key components of a great Website Design are:
Adobe Photoshop is an application that allows you to do this effectively.
Rather than showing you each and every feature and making things complicated I will walk you through the best tools to use at the right time to achieve this goal.
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|Section 1: The basics required to get started with Photoshop|
Download Work Files
|In this lesson you will learn the importance of setting up preferences. I won't be going through all of them but a few important ones.|
|In this lesson you will learn how to set up menus and make your workflow easier.|
|In this lesson you will learn how to set up your own keyboard shortcuts and how to save a copy of all existing shortcuts for print|
|In this lesson you will learn how to customize your own workspace as a web designer making sure that you have only the required commands and tools displayed on screen|
|In this lesson you will learn how to switch between different screen modes:
|In this lesson you will learn how a Photoshop document is put together and the importance of layers|
|The regular undo command short cut with other applications is ctrl + z but in Photoshop it is a little bit different:
|In this lesson you will get an idea of the color picker and the swatches panel:
|In this lesson you will learn how to create your own pattern fills and use existing ones:
|In this lesson you will learn how to use the best tools to create a proper web layout:
|In this lesson you will understand the difference between raster based graphics and vector based graphics and how to work with both.|
|In this lesson you will learn how to create your own vector shapes using the pen tool.|
Pen Tool Part 02
|In this lesson you will learn how to use the gradient tool to fill with multiple colors.|
|In this lesson you will learn how to use the text tool effectively for Typography and the new feature character styles and paragraph styles.|
Text Tool Part 02
|In this lesson you will learn how to add different styles and effects to layers.|
|Section 2: Designing the actual web page|
|In this lesson you will learn the best settings to apply when creating a new document for the web.
|In this lesson you will learn how to import a texture background, modify it and place it as the background of the webpage.|
|In this lesson you will learn how to create a content area to place the contents.|
|In this lesson you will learn how to create a logo for Grand Sports.|
Initiating the Gallery Section
|In this lesson you will learn how to import different types of images externally.|
|In this lesson you will learn how to add layer masks to a layer to conceal and reveal parts an image.|
|In this lesson you will learn how to use the ruler and guides to create a proper web page layout for Grand Sports in order to place its contents.|
|In this lesson you will learn how to organize and group layers so that the layers panel does not look messy and things are under control:
|In this lesson the gallery section will be completed by importing images and placing the text in order.|
|In this lesson you will learn how to create an attractive navigation bar.|
Navigation Bar Part 02
Navigation Bar Part 03
Creating a Signup Form
|In this lesson you will learn how to use the best settings when saving for the web by using the slice tool. Important fact is that the contents should be in higher quality and lower size.|
|In this lesson you will learn how to update your current version of Adobe Photoshop CS6 to its latest and use the newest copy css feature to auto generate css codes for your design.|
Assesment - Design a webpage based on sample wire-frame
|Quiz 1||20 questions|
This quiz will give you an idea of how far you were able to grasp knowledge out of this course and what parts to look back in the course.
Hi, I am from Sri Lanka and I work as a full time IT Trainer in Dubai
I graduated with First Class Honours Degree in Computing from Buckinghamshire New University UK. I took up the post of IT Trainer in 2010 and have been training people from various different countries since then. I have a particular love for training and my main focus is to help trainees around the world to leverage their knowledge by applying the skills to a meaningful goal.
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