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This course is designed to teach you the ins and outs of Photoshop, both CS6 and CC 2017 versions, even if you have little to no experience with it, to create profitable web designs that help you stand out from the competition.
Learn how to make your workflow more efficient so you can spend less time completing projects and more time getting more clients to increase your freelancing profits.
Master Photoshop Techniques to Create Extraordinary Websites and Boost Your Freelancing Income
Work More Efficiently, Acquire More Clients, and Make More Money
This is a comprehensive course that will guide you through all the basic and advanced tools used to design a website from scratch in Photoshop. You'll see the actual design process in action, rather than solely focusing on theory.
What makes this course different is the fact that it goes beyond design to also teach you how to earn a living designing websites. In a few weeks, you can implement strategies to make your workflow more efficient, differentiate yourself from the competition, and earn more money as a web designer.
Contents and Overview
This course is aimed at teaching website designers, including beginners, what it takes to earn more money from fewer projects by working more strategically.
In addition to step-by-step walkthroughs that teach you how to efficiently apply tools in Photoshop to your projects, you'll receive 50+ premium PSD files and other materials to help you further develop your skills.
After mastering how to design websites using Photoshop, you'll also learn how to be a more profitable freelancer. You'll receive tips to help you outsmart other designers and get the best projects. This means you can earn more money on each project and take on fewer clients overall. Strategies like this will help you have a better work-life balance.
Please note: the resources folder is at the end of the course, in the last lecture. In that archive you will find all the files: the exercise, the grid system and the premium resources.
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|Section 1: Welcome!|
This course vs Master Web Design in PhotoshopPreview
What's the best Photoshop version?
The new welcome screen in Photoshop CC 2017
Creating a new project in CC 2017 and CS6
What's new in Photoshop CC 2017
|Section 2: Welcome to Photoshop|
Key areas in Photoshop CC and CS6Preview
Customizing your workspace in CC and CS6
Understanding and using layers like a pro
Hands on Photoshop in 10 easy steps + exercise
25 common mistakes in Photoshop – Part 1
25 common mistakes in Photoshop – Part 2
|Section 3: Photoshop Explained|
2 Key concepts about moving layers and the move tool + exercise
How to solve the previous exercise
Raster layers demystified
Understanding shape layers
Adjustment layers and non-destructive editing
How to use text layers effectively
Find out why smart objects are amazingPreview
Layer types exercise
Solving the layer types exercise
How to export your work optimally in CS6
How to export your work optimally in CC
The alignment tools in Photoshop CS6 and CC + exercise
How to solve the previous exercise
|Section 4: Photoshop's Tools|
Artboards in Photoshop CC
Gain flexibility with Undo and the History Panel
Unlock the power of the Marquee tool
Crop and eye dropper explained
Eraser, gradient, paint bucket with a big twist
The brush tool and layer masks
The powerful Direct Selection Tool in CS6 and CCPreview
Fantastic selections with The Magic Wand and The Quick Selection Tool
Pen tool comprehensive: create intricate shapes and selections
Important notes about other tools
|Section 5: Web Design - Hands On|
Must-watch: No coding explained
10 essential tips to get started
The power of a well-written brief
Layer styles in CS6 and CC
Blending modes explained
Hands on navigation – creating modern main menus #1
Hands on navigation – creating modern main menus #2
Hands on navigation – creating modern main menus #3
Hands on navigation – a different main menu
Hands on buttons: creating effective call to actionsPreview
Understanding hero areas
Techniques that prepare an image for the hero area
How to get fantastic images for your designs
Hands on typography: 10 rules to handle text like a pro
Hands on clipping masks
Hands on testimonials: creating a modern design #1
Hands on testimonials: creating a modern design #2
Responsive web design
|Section 6: Freelancing|
Best and worst way to get started as a freelancer
Best places for design projects
15 tips for selecting the best projects
Using speed to your advantage: 7 tips to increase it
The importance of your mindset
Working smart and consistent
Using freebies – more complicated than you think
Using inspiration - the right way
Should you reuse designs?
|Section 7: First Web Design Project|
Exploring the project in depth
Setting up the foundation of the design
Choosing the right fonts for our project
Creating the header
Creating the hero area
Setting the style for the design
Creating the content area
|Section 8: Project 1 - $1175|
About the Upcoming Real World Projects
Header Style Part 1
Header Style Part 2
Left Column Part 1
Left Column Part 2
Chris Barin is a professional web and app designer with nearly 10 years of Photoshop experience. By being self-taught, he managed to gain the trust of over 60.000 students from all over the world through his Photoshop courses. A staple of his materials is a hand-on, down-to-Earth approach that focuses on getting maximum results with minimal effort.
Chris started out as a freelance web designer and built a loyal client base, earning over $50,000 by designing sites part time. Today, he runs his own Android design studio, 20+ strong, creating fantastic looking apps for clients; his apps have over 100 million downloads to date.
Passionate about teaching, Chris teaches on Udemy because he has been disappointed in the quality of training materials available for people who want to learn design. In his courses, he holds nothing back; he documents and shares his entire experience on how he managed to stand out from the competition and do the work that he loves full-time.
Chris’s courses are some of the highest rated ones in the design category, as well as some of the bestselling ones on the entire platform. Students rave about his fast response time, clear explanations, and overall teaching style. Feel free to send him a message if you have any questions or suggestions for how he can create a better learning experience for you.