Photo Editing on the Cheap

The Pixelmator Crash Course. Because Photoshop is way too expensive.
Rating: 3.7 out of 5 (444 ratings)
34,668 students
Photo Editing on the Cheap
Rating: 3.7 out of 5 (444 ratings)
34,668 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.

Requirements

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

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.
Course content
6 sections • 26 lectures • 49m total length
  • Why Pixelmator
    01:56
  • Where to Find Free Images Online
    01:24
  • Always Quote Your Source
    02:37
  • Opening an Image
    00:57
  • Cropping and Resizing
    01:33
  • Saving
    01:00
  • Basic Shortcuts
    01:26
  • Basic Color Correcting
    01:09
  • Black and White
    01:00
  • Adding Text
    01:13
  • Multiple Images in One
    01:00
  • Selecting Basic Shapes
    01:15
  • Isolating a Simple Object
    01:09
  • Removing a Simple Background
    01:38
  • Cutting Out Complex Shapes
    00:46
  • A Brief Look at Layers
    01:19
  • Going Deeper with Complicated Images
    02:23
  • Advanced Selection
    02:43
  • Removing Simple Objects
    00:26
  • Simple Healing
    01:21
  • Background Extension
    03:27
  • Fixing Perspective
    01:24
  • Removing a Person
    04:39
  • Removing a Shadow
    05:44
  • Source Images
    05:08
  • In Conclusion
    00:28

Instructor
Animation Director
Jeremy Shuback
  • 4.2 Instructor Rating
  • 1,512 Reviews
  • 47,864 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.