Photo Editing on the Cheap

The Pixelmator Crash Course. Because Photoshop is way too expensive.
Rating: 3.9 out of 5 (434 ratings)
34,289 students
Photo Editing on the Cheap
Rating: 3.9 out of 5 (434 ratings)
34,292 students
By the end of the course you'll be able to take objects out of photos, isolate sections of photos, as well as insert objects into other photographs.


  • You will need to buy a copy of Pixelmator for $15.

If you're looking to learn how to edit photos, but don't want to shell out the money for Photoshop, Pixelmator is a fantastic alternative.

This course covers:

  • Basic Color Correction
  • How to take Objects out of an Image
  • Isolating Parts of an Image
  • Working with Layers
  • Working with Selection

Who this course is for:
  • This course is intended for those who need to do light photo editing on a fairly regular basis.
6 sections • 26 lectures • 49m total length
  • Why Pixelmator
  • Where to Find Free Images Online
  • Always Quote Your Source
  • Opening an Image
  • Cropping and Resizing
  • Saving
  • Basic Shortcuts
  • Basic Color Correcting
  • Black and White
  • Adding Text
  • Multiple Images in One
  • Selecting Basic Shapes
  • Isolating a Simple Object
  • Removing a Simple Background
  • Cutting Out Complex Shapes
  • A Brief Look at Layers
  • Going Deeper with Complicated Images
  • Advanced Selection
  • Removing Simple Objects
  • Simple Healing
  • Background Extension
  • Fixing Perspective
  • Removing a Person
  • Removing a Shadow
  • Source Images
  • In Conclusion

Animation Director
Jeremy Shuback
  • 4.1 Instructor Rating
  • 1,468 Reviews
  • 47,360 Students
  • 3 Courses

Jeremy Shuback is an Animation Director who's directed over a hundred shorts in the last ten years. His shorts have been featured in the WSJ, CNN, NPR, WaPo, and many other places. In 2016 he directed, Shaboom! an animated children's series and currently he's directing an educational series about the basics of the religion Judaism.

On the side, he strives to create absurdly good courses. He's flown to hundreds of cities to teach classes on design and on marketing.

For more about him and his work, head to his website.