December 2015: ANOTHER HOUR OF CONTENT ADDED! This covers the newest version of Photoshop - CC 2015.1
NEW! ONE HOUR OF CONTENT ADDED IN NOVEMBER 2015.
Photoshop for beginners is an absolute must-have for everybody who works with a computer. This course teaches you how to use Photoshop with confidence in all sorts of situations without having any previous knowledge of the program.
The content breaks down Photoshop into easy to understand sections and the difficulty is progressive: we start with the basics and work our way up. Everything you learn is based on real world cases with exercices, quizzes, and attachments included for every lecture.
At the end of this course you can expect to have a strong graps of Photoshop's tools, interface, selections options, lots of image manipulation and enhancement techniques, working with layer styles and much more!
The training material is based on the latest version of Photoshop, yet all the content is version independent. This means you can easily follow along even though you may have an older version of the program (the minimum is CS4).
Some of the covered topics:
I've succesfully taught more than 40,000 students so you have my guarantee that you'll love the content, the audio & video quality, the pace of the material, and you'll finally learn Photoshop by having fun!
Learn what can and can't be done by using Photoshop.
A must-watch for anyone interested in this course. Find out what's covered, what's not, and what you'll be able to do at the end of it.
Find out what are the options of getting Photoshop for your computer.
See if you're Photoshop version is good enough for your course and how it compares against other versions.
A few tips that will help you work more efficient
This is an overview of this entire section and it presents what we're going to talk about in this part of the course.
Learn the importance of each panel in Photoshop and where you need to focus your attention.
Depending on how you use Photoshop, your workspace will be different. This lecture teaches you how to get the perfect fit for your needs.
In this lecture you'll find out there's several ways to open an image and each method has its implications. A must watch even for an intermediate user!
Understand the good and bad of each program and what are the situations that suit them best.
Learn about the fundamentals of Photoshop with these essential components.
Find out how each layer type works and what can be done with them.
Learn how you can freely move around Photoshop without any issues
Find out how to be efficient and speed up mundane tasks
Photoshop is built for precision work and this teaches you how to harness its tools and features.
Find out how to prepare your files for both cases: for working later on and for uploading them on the web.
Find out how to quickly set up a document
In this lecture we discuss the History panel and how it relates to your work
We conclude this entire section and we talk about what we've just learned.
Test your knowledge about the section you just watched!
This is a brief overview of this section
We talk about one of the most used tools in Photoshop and we prepare for the upcoming exercise
Find out the multiple uses of the crop tool
Get several tips on how to work with the eye dropper tool faster
We discuss how you can use these brushes to clean up skin imperfections quickly
Learn about brushes and how they'll most likely be used in Photoshop
Learn how to use these tools and what are the best alternatives for them
Find out how these tools can be used to add detail to your images
Learn everything you need to know about the pen tool and all its options
Learn how to work with text fast and without headaches by understanding the workflow described in this lecture
Learn about how you can create and edit vector shapes with these tools
We conclude this section by reviewing what we've learned so far.
Test your knowledge about Photoshop's tools
Test your selection knowledge in Photoshop
This teaches you how to improve your smile in Photoshop in just a couple of steps
Naturally enhance your lips with this easy technique
Get a glimpse into the world of how magazine covers are made
Learn how to improve an image in just a couple of steps
Make an area stand out with a few easy steps that will bring focus to a particular region of your image
This popular technique can improve your images within a few minutes
Learn how to achieve this popular effect by focusing on one particular color from an image
Find out how you can add makeup in Photoshop
See how this adjustment layer can be used in other ways than it's intended purpose
In this lecture you'll see 3 options to change the color of a region
Test your knowledge from this section
Find out how to get lots of resources and goodies from the web that can help you work faster in Photoshop
Learn how to create this very popular type of image for your social media profiles
Find out how to showcase your vacation photos in a different way
Create an awesome candy like text based only on layer styles alone
Find out how you can realistically imprint your text into any material or surface
Learn how you can make any text look like it's made from gold
This shows you a quick technique that you can use to set text on fire and still keep it editable
Find out how to create a realistic neon glow based on layer styles alone
Master the pen tool by creating a lovely glowing line effect
Test your layer styles knowledge!
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.