Photoshop Basics: For Beginners
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Photoshop Basics: For Beginners

How to make easy icons
3.9 (225 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
28,652 students enrolled
Last updated 7/2019
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 articles
  • 15 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Design Mobile Apps in Photoshop
  • Understanding how to design great app icons
  • Learn techniques for styling app icons
  • The best techniques to make good design decisions
Requirements
  • Have Adobe Photoshop installed on your PC
Description

This course is for designers, developers and product managers interested in creating successful mobile app designs using Photoshop.

I will be going over the : - basics of Photoshop

                                           - several app icon projects,

                                           - techniques for styling app icons

                                           - and good working practices for making design decisions.

In this course, students will be provided with a process to produce and improve designs based on best practices. The course is organized by difficulty level – from beginner to more advanced.

You will be introduced to a pragmatic approach to exploring and creating mobile app designs and saving time during the design process in Photoshop.

Each chapter will focus on one of the general steps needed to design a successful product according to the organization goals and the user needs. To achieve this, the course will provide detailed hands-on pragmatic techniques to design innovative and easy to use products.

By the end of the course you will have the skills to successfully create your own beautiful, custom app icon in Photoshop and how to apply best design practices to your design process.

Who this course is for:
  • Beginners in graphic design to experts that want to learn how to design app icons
  • This course is perfect for Photoshop users
Course content
Expand all 14 lectures 01:16:23
+ Mobile App Design
12 lectures 01:11:05
Differences Between iOS and Android Icon Design
02:37
Designing in Photoshop for iOS
07:26
Designing in Photoshop for Android
09:17
Tools and Tips for Choosing a Effective Color Palette
04:37
Textures in Icon Design (Part I - Layer Styles and Techniques)
04:43
Textures in Icon Design (Part II - Layer Styles and Techniques)
06:42
Introduction to Flat vs. Photorealistic Style
03:08
Flat Style Icon Project (Part I - Making a Trendy Flat Style Camera)
06:44
Flat Style Icon Project (Part II - Create a Long Shadow)
07:28
Photorealistic Icon Project
11:23
Photoshop Tool References and Closing Remarks
00:22