Master Web Design in Photoshop
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Master Web Design in Photoshop

Learn how to create stunning website designs in Photoshop
4.4 (996 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
15,320 students enrolled
Last updated 2/2017
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Current price: $19 Original price: $125 Discount: 85% off
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Includes:
  • 11 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • 8 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Create beautiful website designs in Photoshop
  • Improve their knowledge and understanding of web design principles
  • Easily work in Photoshop with all the major tools
  • Learn quick yet powerful techniques to get great results instantly
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Requirements
  • You need at least Photoshop CS4 and a basic understanding of how Photoshop works
Description

Beautiful web design begins with a practical knowledge of the tools and features of Adobe Photoshop. This course, intended for beginners and experienced designers alike, will show you how to use Photoshop to design web pages, custom graphics and more that excite end users and impress clients.

Prepare Yourself for a Career in Web Design by Learning the Foundations of Photoshop and the Ins-and-Outs of the Design Industry

    ·Master the principles of web design & typography.

    ·Learn to design custom graphics and beautiful icons.

    ·Gain access to premium psd files and templates to inspire your own projects.

    ·Discover how to work with clients and how to remain competitive in a cutting-edge industry.

Create Websites that Win Clients and Enhance Your Portfolio

Professional web design is in high demand, with every type of business from large corporations to small boutiques looking for web designers who can improve their online presence and build their brand. This course will teach you the skills you need to create stunning website designs using Photoshop so that you can turn your clients’ visions into reality. You will also learn how to speak with clients, decode their requests, and meet their demands.

Contents and Overview

Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced web designer, you will find this course beneficial in how it blends clear, concise instruction with real world examples and hands-on exercises.

    ·Photoshop & Web Design from A to Z: Following the course’s simple step-by-step process, you will learn the web design principles and Photoshop skills necessary to create vivid web pages and graphics, starting with fundamental topics such as comparing different versions of Photoshop and selecting a monitor, before advancing to spacing, typography, logo design, layout, and more.

    ·Client Case Studies: You will gain a better understanding of the realities of web design by examining real-life case studies that demonstrate what to do and what not to do when working with clients.

    ·Interactive Demos: You will watch the creation of two websites from start to finish to gain a better understanding of the design process.

    ·Free Templates & Resources: You will gain access to an exclusive selection of psd files, a cheat sheet hotkey guide, plus lots of website templates that you can use for your own projects.

Course features:

  • Crystal clear audio from a native English speaker
  • Recorded at full HD: 1920x1080
  • Photoshop CC 2014 (latest version) was used throughout the course
  • Lots of .psd freebies attached. Take a look at lecture 64 for a preview. More to be added regularly.
  • Professionally edited: constant zoom in on important areas, hotkeys are shown as subtitles, repetitive techniques are slightly sped up
  • All lectures have the .psd presentation file attached plus a .pdf with any links that were shown in the video.

After completing this course, you will have a solid understanding of the principles of web design and the foundations of Photoshop necessary to create cutting-edge web pages and graphics. You will also be familiar with the web design industry and the professional strategies necessary to build a client base.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is great for anyone who is into web design
  • Anyone who wants to learn a new life skill they can immediately apply and make money
  • Both beginners and advanced users are welcome due to the progressive nature of the course
Curriculum For This Course
93 Lectures
11:11:34
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The basics
11 Lectures 01:03:47
System requirements & best settings
07:48

Color management
05:35

Take 2 minutes to answer these questions to make sure you understood everything

Color management quiz
3 questions

Photoshop version comparison
14:25

Piracy & stealing
03:07

Monitors: best panel types, resolution, brand, size
08:31

Monitor Quiz
1 question


What you need to know about Photoshop
05:49

How to monetize the skills you are about to learn
05:35

Grid systems
05:06

Grid system quiz
1 question

Setting up your workspace
02:55

Topics I won't cover in depth
01:51
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The Principles
16 Lectures 02:14:42
Communicate effectively
06:31

Communicate effectively quiz
4 questions

A website must tell a story and create an atmosphere
10:49

Simply & clean or highly detailed?
05:25


All about inspiration
06:44

Hands on: How I get my inspiration
08:46

Exercise: Inspiration
00:56

Step by step approach
04:55

Hands-on: Using the step by step approach to create an icon
19:43

All about wireframes
08:23

All about wireframes quiz
4 questions

The role of imagery, stock photos and free photos
09:12

Custom Graphics
06:10

Hands-on: Creating custom graphics
14:21

Alignment tools
04:18

Symmetry, proper spacing and white space
12:35

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The Principles II
14 Lectures 02:02:11
Working on a ‘small project’
04:56

What ‘simple, modern, clean’ & other client terms actually mean
09:02

Using layer styles the right way
19:32

The pitfalls of your imagination
04:29

Understanding contrast
07:26

Using freebies & the meaning of being a designer
12:05

Optimizing your layers panel
08:11

Hands on: How to organize a messy project
18:24

Dummy content
04:33

Logo design
05:45

The importance of speed
06:29

Choosing the right projects
05:30

Pricing guide for your work
10:52

How to constantly get better
04:57
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Typography tips, tricks and techniques
5 Lectures 43:19
Best sources for fonts
08:21

The Character Panel
11:57


Mixing fonts
05:33

Typography tips, tricks and techniques
12:41
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The project
8 Lectures 01:16:11
Introduction & project description
09:32

Setting the layout
04:12

Putting in content
06:26

Creating the header
16:02

Creating the hero area
11:21

Creating the content area
12:49

Creating the testimonial and footer areas
12:04

Conclusions
03:45
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Flat design project
7 Lectures 47:24
Flat design: definition, examples, flat animations, history, skeuomorphism
10:25

Avoid these flat design mistakes
05:35

Building a flat website - Introduction
01:28

Building a flat website – Creating the header
06:46

Building a flat website – Creating the central point
09:23

Building a flat website – Testimonials and CTAs
09:06

Building a flat website – Finishing up with the footer
04:41
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Final conclusions
1 Lecture 01:11
Final conclusions
01:11
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Download all resources here
2 Lectures 00:03
Download all resources here
00:03

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New 2016! Organic website design project
12 Lectures 01:38:43
About this update
01:17

About organic websites and our first case study
06:21

Analyzing organic websites
05:53

The need for thematic designs
06:38

The downside of organic website designs
07:57

Presenting the project
03:11

Setting up the layout
05:26

Researching assets, our mood board, and setting our style
10:38

Finding more resources and setting the header
12:46

Creating a detailed hero area
14:08

Creating the content area with realistic category images
10:41

Designing the footer and adding a bit of magic to the site
13:47
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About the Instructor
Cristian Doru Barin
4.6 Average rating
2,065 Reviews
24,256 Students
3 Courses
Made over $50,000 by working in Photoshop part time!

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.