Creating Digital Collateral and Assets with PaintShop Pro

visual content,static and interactive ,building website
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  • Lectures 40
  • Length 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 11/2015 English

Course Description

This course uses a hands-on approach and is very targeted in it’s application. Although a basic orientation guide is offered, so that students may get to grips with the software, it is recommended that Students have a ‘foundation’ working knowledge of PaintShop Pro.

The course looks at various solutions for creating many ‘standard’ assets, associated with digital paradigms.

As with all of our courses, each lecture is based on a hypothesized scenario, showing ‘real world’ cases and how best to use the software to achieve specific goals.

At the end of this course, Students will have gained a diverse insight into working with PaintShop Pro, as a tool for creating digital assets for distribution on the web and mobile platforms.

Aspects learned in this course are inclusive of, but not limited to:

  • Creating static and interactive buttons.
  • Optimizing content for efficient transit across the internet.
  • Creating engaging visual content.
  • Understanding and building a rudimentary local website.

What are the requirements?

  • In order to take part in the learning exercises, your system will need to meet the following requirements.
  • • A Microsoft Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP with the latest service packs installed (32-bit or 64-bit editions)
  • • Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon 64 or later (multi-core processor recommended)
  • • 1.5 GB RAM (2 GB or higher recommended)
  • • 1 GB of available hard-disk space required (2 GB or greater recommended)
  • • 1024 x 768 16-bit color display (24-bit recommended)
  • • DirectX 9 or higher
  • A basic familiarity with Paint shop Pro is advantageous, although no qualifications, or special talents are required.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • At the end of this course, Students will have gained a diverse insight into working with Paint Shop Pro, as a tool for creating digital assets for distribution on the web and mobile platforms.
  • Aspects learned in this course are inclusive of, but not limited to:
  • • Creating static and interactive buttons.
  • • Optimising content for efficient transit across the internet.
  • • Creating engaging visual content
  • • Understanding and building a rudimentary local website.

What is the target audience?

  • Do this course, if:
  • • You plan on creating digital collateral, either on a personal or commercial level
  • • You would like to expand your knowledge of Paint Shop Pro, beyond it’s basic capability
  • Do not do this course, if:
  • • Have no experience with Paint Shop Pro’s standard usage cases (photo enhancement/manipulation)
  • • You’re simply looking for a way to learn the software

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction to the Course
01:24

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Section 2: Basic Orientation
Module Overview
Preview
00:34
PSP walk-through
Preview
04:51
Jingo and terminology
Preview
06:11
Exploring relevant functions
03:28
Introduction to the Drawing Tool
03:41
Workspace and Best Practice
02:42
Module Recap
00:55
Section 3: Buttons 101
Module Overview
00:39
Basic Button Principles
03:52
Using Layer styles to create a bevel
03:40
Button Labelling
03:43
Saving time with the 'Buttonize' tool
01:47
Module Recap
00:38
Section 4: Creating modern UI assets
Module Overview
00:44
Creating a 'glassy' app tile
04:16
Motif / Icon creation
06:09
Introduction to 'interactive buttons'
03:58
Module Recap
00:27
Section 5: Optimising your content
Module Overview
00:56
Optimization; Basic Principles
03:40
Introduction to the optimization tool bar
05:29
Removing image information with the Posterize tool
01:58
Slicing layouts to conserve memory resources
07:03
Slicing your layouts; practical application
01:45
Outputting your sliced content
05:44
Module Recap
00:41
Section 6: 4 tutorials for the real world
Module Overview
01:17
Creating a menu bar
06:11
Creating illustrative text effects (part 1)
04:59
Creating illustrative text effects (part 2)
04:15
Creating a pseudo-3D pack shot (part 1)
07:03
Creating a pseudo-3D pack shot (part 2)
08:25
Creating a local website (part 1)
01:51
Creating a local website (part 2)
04:51
Creating a local website (part 3)
02:49
Creating a local website (part 4)
07:31
Creating a local website (part 5)
02:56
Module Recap
00:59
Section 7: Course Conclusion
Course Conclusion
01:02

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Instructor Biography

Corel Corporation, Changing the way people express and share their ideas

Corel has brought a spirit of innovation to the development of a range of award-winning products that includes graphics, painting, photo, video and office software. Over the past 30 years, we've earned a reputation for delivering high-quality products that are easy to learn and use, and help people achieve new levels of productivity. But more than that, we've built a relationship with a community of users—now 100 million strong—who have amazed and delighted us with everything they create using our software. Corel's product line includes CorelDRAW® Graphics Suite, Painter®, Corel DESIGNER® Technical Suite, PaintShop® Pro, VideoStudio®, WinDVD®, WordPerfect® Office and WinZip®.

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