Fun With Photoshop: Turn Your Photos Into Striking Collages

Learn basic/intermediate techniques in PS CS5. PERFECT for beginners who want to CREATE right away, NOT just theory.
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Instructed by Tina L. Scott Design / Design Tools
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  • Lectures 25
  • Length 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 1/2014 English

Course Description

In this course, attendees will learn how to create a collage in Photoshop CS5 using their own images. They'll also learn six different enhancements they can use to customize their collage, and they'll learn many skills and techniques in Photoshop along the way ... skills they can use in all of their future Photoshop projects. Structured so attendees can follow along every step of the way, and pause between lectures to implement what they just learned on a collage of their own, this course is designed to make working in Photoshop FUN!

So if you've always wanted to learn how to get creative and make some fun collages in PhotoShop ... this is the perfect course for you!!!

The best part? It's not just dry theory and instruction. You'll finish up this course with a completed collage of your own ... and know how to create many more unique and varied collages, so this isn't just a one project course. This course will open up a whole world of possibilities for you! And ALL of the skills you learn will prove invaluable to you in future courses ... text, fonts, brushes, layers, images, clipping masks, transform, grouping, file format, and so much more!

What are the requirements?

  • Must have Adobe PhotoShop CS5 Software installed on their computer

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of this course, you'll know how to create a basic portrait collage using 5 of your personal photos
  • By the end of this course, you'll know 6 different enhancement techniques you can use to customize your collage
  • Learn a variety of Photoshop skills and techniques you can use in any future project ... including but not limited to ... working with text and fonts, brushes, layers, images, clipping masks, and LOTS more!

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone who wants to learn to create a collage in Photoshop
  • Beginning PhotoShop users who want to CREATE while they learn
  • Intermediate PhotoShop users not yet familiar with clipping masks

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Welcome & Objectives
Welcome - Meet the Instructor - Brief Bio
Course Objectives - What You Will Learn
Section 2: Create a Basic Photo Collage Layout
Open and Set Up a New Document
Lay Out Collage Design
Add Photographs to Collage
Saving Two Ways and Why
Section 3: Beyond Basics - Customizing Your Collage with Enhancements
Bleeds and Borders
Changing the Background
Using Brushes to Enhance/Create Depth and Dimension
Lessons in Layers
Precursor to Handout - Taking Precautions
Resource: Free Brushes/How to Load Brushes
2 pages
Viewing Your Project - Zooming and Panning
Design Tips
Text as Word Art
Give It a Little Style
Keep It Clean - Organize Your Layers
Precursor to Handout Take Precautions - Revisited
Resource: Free Fonts/How to Install Fonts
2 pages
Text as a Border
Recap - Less is More?
Section 4: Repurposing This Design
Scrapbooking, Gift Prints & Cards ... Oh My!
Resizing According to Purpose
Section 5: It's a Wrap
Thanks for the Memories
10 questions

You've been exposed to a LOT of information about a few Photoshop skills and techniques, and a little information about a LOT of areas in Photoshop. Let's see how much you remember!

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Instructor Biography

Tina L. Scott, Professional Photographer

Tina L. Scott has been a professional photographer since 2000. She currently owns a portrait studio in Merrill, Wisconsin, where she specializes in weddings and portraits of high school seniors, maternity and newborns, and pets. In addition, she also photographs children and families.

With a natural affinity for teaching that spanned both previous careers and her current career as a professional photographer, Tina is here to share the benefit of her experience with anyone who wants to learn. For years, clients and friends have been urging her to teach classes on photography, Photoshop, and her other areas of expertise. With the discovery of, Tina is now prepared to answer her calling as a teacher and mentor.

Tina will teach courses based on her personal, firsthand experience in response to feedback from her students ... developing curriculum to meet the needs of all the "inquiring minds" who want to know all that she can teach from nearly 15 years in the industry. If you are looking for a course in a particular area, Tina would love to hear from you!

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