Photoshop CC: Introductory project techniques
5.0 (4 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.
7 students enrolled
Wishlisted Wishlist

Please confirm that you want to add Photoshop CC: Introductory project techniques to your Wishlist.

Add to Wishlist

Photoshop CC: Introductory project techniques

Learn how to edit photos and create montages
5.0 (4 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.
7 students enrolled
Created by Gary Bradley
Last updated 7/2017
English
Current price: $10 Original price: $20 Discount: 50% off
5 hours left at this price!
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Includes:
  • 9.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Crop, resize and rotate images
  • Successfully analyse image quality for a given scenario or use
  • Cut-out subjects from a background
  • Remove blemishes from photos
  • Alter colours and the brightness of images
  • Apply effects
  • Create and format text titles
  • Output artwork for print, screen and web
View Curriculum
Requirements
  • You should be able to use an operating system to browse for files
  • Use a keyboard and mouse
Description

Photoshop provides highly efficient methods for editing scanned artwork, digital photographs and even movies. Its tight integration with each of the Creative Cloud applications provides unrivalled synergy for outputting images for use in print, online and screen.

I've drawn upon all of my commercial experience from the last 18 years working as an award graphic designer and creative director, and an Adobe Master Instructor to create a course that will provide a solid foundation of image editing skills. I'm passionate about sharing my knowledge and spent hundreds of hours creating carefully crafting this course to help you achieve amazing things with Photoshop's awesome features.

This course is designed to nurture and enhance your talent; I'll take the knowledge that you have got and help you become more adept, more effective and more productive. I'll share with you proven best practice techniques and little known short-cuts that can and will save you hours - all delivered in a style and language that you can relate to.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to edit photographs and create montages
  • People working in a marketing role
  • Students studying, for example, design, marketing or journalism
Students Who Viewed This Course Also Viewed
Curriculum For This Course
152 Lectures
09:30:17
+
About this course
2 Lectures 06:49

Download the Ps_Intro.zip file that is included with this lecture. It contains all of the digital class files for you to follow along during this course. These copyrighted digital image files are supplied for your personal training and development, and are not licensed for commercial use.

Preview 01:52
+
The Photoshop Interface
14 Lectures 50:51




Relocating Panels
01:17

Resize Panels
02:34

Docking Panels
02:21

Create a custom Workspace
04:30

The Tools panel
03:53

Customising the Tools Panel
04:48

Define keyboard shortcuts
05:17

Customise the application menus
02:54

Define an efficient set of Preferences
06:35

Colour Management
04:32
+
Viewing and navigating files
7 Lectures 18:27

Pan with the Hand tool
02:19

Scroll bars and wheels
01:02

The Navigator panel
02:34

Birds eye view
02:02

N-Up views and Image windows
03:04

Multiple views of the same document
02:44

Put your learning to the test with a quick quiz on the opening topics covering the interface, navigating images and setting up preferences.

The Photoshop Interface
3 questions
+
Document characteristics
3 Lectures 08:58
Vector v Bitmap
03:12

Channels
03:13

Resolution
02:33
+
Aquire, analyse and sort your files in Adobe Bridge
11 Lectures 29:00
Start Adobe Bridge
02:11

Bridge thumbnails
01:59

Filtering files in Adobe Bridge
02:00

Inspect one image at a time
01:51

Review mode
05:16

Bridge slideshows
02:13

Bridge ratings and labels
04:14

Change the Bridge labelling Preferences
00:55

Bridge Keywords
02:55

The Image size dialogue
03:12

Downsample an image for screen and web
02:14
+
Creating & managing new documents
12 Lectures 27:20
Create a new document for print
04:44

Extending the canvas for bleed
03:28

Working with guides and a document grid
02:55

Saving files
01:51

Create a new document for the web
03:42

Overview of Artboards
01:08

Add Artboards
01:26

When to use a GIF
02:21

When to use a PNG
01:04

The flexibility of JPEG
01:35

The capture all features of TIFF
01:11

Why PSD should be your go-to format
01:55

Create and manage documets
2 questions
+
Cropping techniques
5 Lectures 16:47
Why you need to crop your images
05:00

Auto-cropping
01:59

Manually crop and rotate images
03:40

Canvas cropping edge pixels
02:42

Perspective cropping
03:26
+
Working with layers
8 Lectures 24:57
The power of layers
03:04

Layer visibilty
07:02

Selecting layers
03:03

Using smart guides to align layers
02:33

Linking layers
01:46

Getting organised with layer groups
02:45

Arranging layers
01:34

Locking layer positions, pixels and transparency
03:10
+
Select, move and transform
19 Lectures 01:37:12
Rectangular Marquee selections
08:09

Scaling
04:13

Select and delete pixels in a layer
02:39

How to avoid deleting content with layer masks
05:07

Elliptical selections
04:29

Transforming an elliptical selection
02:31

Selecting by colour with the Magic Wand
07:36

Transform content larger than a canvas
03:35

Select all similar colours within an image
02:45

The limitations of the Magic Wand and Quick Selection Tools
03:10

Magnetic Lasso Tool
11:38

Saving selections
01:25

Straight line selections with Polygonal Tool
04:57

Lasso selections (loose hand drawn)
03:32

Subtracting selection areas with the Magic Wand
03:42

Refine selection borders
08:18

Edit a layer mask
04:42

Blend two images with a layer mask
07:06

Select a feather with Colour Range
07:38
+
Painting and working with colour
9 Lectures 37:04
An overview of the Colour Panel
04:32

Saving colour swatches
02:20

Sample colours with Eyedropper Tool
03:20

Creating colours for the web
02:43

How the Paint Bucket Tool works
06:39

Using Contiguous and All Layers
03:39

How the Brush Tool works
05:18

The Brush Tool widget
03:17

The difference between Opacity and Flow
05:16
6 More Sections
About the Instructor
Gary Bradley
4.7 Average rating
32 Reviews
279 Students
2 Courses
Adobe Instructor | Author | Award Winning Designer

Gary Bradley is an award winning Creative Director and Adobe Certified Instructor and author with over 20 years of commercial experience. Successfully leading creative teams to deliver cutting edge projects for global brands such as Virgin Atlantic, as well as work in support of charities including Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Gary also consults as an Adobe Certified Instructor, helping in-house teams such as HSBC, Asda Wal-mart and national charities to take control of their digital marketing material through highly engaging learning experiences. His courses draw upon his twenty years as a graphic designer, communicating complex terminology and processes in a style and language that is easy understand.