Photoshop Elements is one of the best image editors around. With many of the features of the industry standard Photoshop, It has many powerful tools for making your photos really shine. But without the knowledge of how, when and why to use those tools, all that power is nothing.
This course has been designed with just that in mind. With over 12 hours of content, Photoshop Elements: Solid Foundations takes you from complete beginner through to accomplished user.
I assume no knowledge on your part. All you need is a willingness to learn, and I'll take you though the basic five steps you should consider when tackling any photo. There's a practice session to consolidate the basics where we'll go through a series of supplied photos to really nail those five vital concepts. Then we'll go on to more advanced topics like layer blend modes, vector art, text, selections, layer masks etc. We have a complete section about the photo Organizer where we cover how to sort, rate, tag and stack your photos. We'll even take a look at things like RAW files and how to develop them. By the end of the course you will know how, when and why to enhance your photos, and really make them shine.
All tools and no workflow is no use to anyone. Let's do something about that and show you the kind of workflow you are likely to be using with Elements.
Simon Foster holds a degree in Educational Design from Manchester Metropolitan University, has been a designer for 25+ years, has run a successful design business for over 20, and was a teacher for 2 years. He has produced design work for clients from all over the world, including all the graphics for Rollercoaster Tycoon 1 and 2, various other games and apps, illustrating science books and providing design and illustration for clients ranging from doctors to top level business people, world class geneticists right through to local start up businesses.