Photoshop for Entrepreneurs - Design 11 Practical Projects
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Photoshop for Entrepreneurs - Design 11 Practical Projects

Learn Photoshop from scratch. Create 11 graphic design projects in Adobe Photoshop specifically for entrepreneurs.
4.4 (465 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.
27,857 students enrolled
Last updated 6/2016
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  • 5 hours on-demand video
  • 14 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What Will I Learn?
Create 11 different and practical projects that can be used to help your business or brand.
Build specific graphic design elements for social media, web design, and the internet by utilizing only the tools that are needed.
Save time and money by easily creating your own artwork, quickly and efficiently.
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Requirements
  • Students who want to follow along with the projects should have ANY VERSION of Photoshop. We will be using the Creative Cloud version, but you can use any version as the tools and techniques are the same.
Description

This online course will teach you how to use Adobe Photoshop to create PRACTICAL REAL WORLD projects for your business or brand.

  • Do you want to create your own graphics for social media or the internet, but don't know where to begin?
  • Have you spent time and energy Googling Photoshop tutorials online only to find out that it never covers exactly what you need?
  • Is outsourcing your graphics to a 3rd party a hassle, especially when you have to go back and forth to make changes before the project is completed?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, you're in the right place! 

We know that it can be frustrating and time consuming to create artwork for your business. You can spend hours or even days trying to find the right tutorial online. Outsourcing the work can be an even bigger challenge just to find the right candidate to do what you need done, and expensive!

That's why we created this course - to teach people just like you how to easily get started with Photoshop.

Phil Ebiner and Jeremy Deighan have been using Adobe Photoshop for years to grow their business and have developed a system to allow you to learn just what you need to know, only when you need it. 

Have fun while learning! Learn by actually doing!

After enrolling in this course, you'll be taken through 11 projects you'll need to run your business. Follow along and practice while learning!

Downloadable project files make it easy to follow along and practice.

The best part about a course like this is that you won't waste time learning tools and functions inside of Photoshop that you will never use. Most courses will tell you about every little part of the program, which is daunting to most people. 

Photoshop for Entrepreneurs will show you the necessary tools as you apply them.

Course Projects You'll Learn How to Create:

  1. Create a Social Media Graphic (this first lesson is free to watch with no purchase necessary)
  2. Create a YouTube Thumbnail
  3. Design a Product Mockup
  4. Create Social Media Channel Art
  5. Improve Your Profile Picture with Beauty Retouching
  6. Design a Simple Logo in Photoshop
  7. Web Design Mockup in Photoshop
  8. Edit Photos to Make Them Look Better
  9. Design an Infographic in Photoshop
  10. Create an Animated GIF
  11. Object Removal in Photoshop

Whether you just want to enhance your Photoshop skills for business, or have a specific project you need done right this instant, this course is for you. We will guide you every step of the way and are here to make sure you succeed in your ventures. Both instructors are always available to answer any messages, discussions, questions, or feedback that you have.

Get a Certificate of Completion when you finish the course!

With our 30-Day 100% money back guarantee, there's no reason hesitate!

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Who is the target audience?
  • This course is geared towards entrepreneurs who want complete control over their branding, but don't have time to learn the whole Photoshop application.
  • Beginner, intermediate, and advanced users of Photoshop can find tools and tricks to help speed up their workflow when creating graphics for businesses.
  • Anyone who is looking for a complete Photoshop course that explains every tool and facet of the application should not take this course. This is a course that provides practical projects for entrepreneurs in real world settings, so not every tool and function will be explained.
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Curriculum For This Course
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Welcome & Project 1 - Social Media Graphics
5 Lectures 31:53

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, you will get to know your instructors and find out exactly what we will be covering.

Preview 03:11

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, you will learn how to setup your very first project on creating an inspirational quote for social media.

Preview 08:08

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, we will add text and make adjustments to the photo before exporting out the final image.

Preview 16:12

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, you will learn how to export and upload your first project so that we can see how well you've done!

Preview 03:41

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, you will be prompted to post your very first project to the discussions/projects area of this course.

Preview 00:41
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Project 2 - Create a YouTube Thumbnail
6 Lectures 18:14

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, we'll start a new project about creating a YouTube thumbnail that gets more clicks.

Section Intro & Project Files
01:36

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, we're starting our YouTube thumbnail lessons by finding the perfect image. It's important to have a great image that represents your video and is appealing to a potential viewer.

Find the Right Image
03:29

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, you'll learn how to add images and text to your photoshop project, You'll also learn how to change fonts and line spacing, and resize your image.

Adding Images and Text to Your Photoshop Project
04:59

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, you'll learn how to use shapes to make your text stand out from the background.

Make Your Text Stand Out
05:28

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, you'll learn how to save your YouTube thumbnail as a JPEG to upload with your YouTube uploads.

Save Your Photo
01:44

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, we'll prompt you to create your own thumbnail and post it to the course to share.

Exercise 2: Create a YouTube Thumbnail
00:58
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Project 3 - Design a Product Mockup
6 Lectures 29:05

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, we'll start a new project creating product mock-ups to visualize your brand on various products, or to create stunning images for things such as eBook covers and software boxes.

Section Intro & Project Files
02:12

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, we will take a look at some examples of different types of product mock-ups and where to find a bunch of pre-made templates.

Examples of Product Mockups and Where to Find Templates
04:25

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, we will learn how to use clipping masks for our upcoming product mock-up templates.

Using Clipping Masks
03:53

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, we will load our first product mock-up template and use both clipping masks and the distort tool to get the right look.

Edit a Product Mockup Template
06:48

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, we will use a more advanced method with product mock-up templates. Smart objects allow us to focus on creating the design, while the layers handle things such as perspective, texture, and other effects.

Using Smart Objects with Product Mockup Templates
10:38

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, we will prompt you to create your own product mock-up image and share it with the class.

Exercise 3: Create a Product Mockup
01:09
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Project 4 - Social Media Channel Art
6 Lectures 21:23

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, we start a new project all about creating social media channel art. We start with our YouTube channel art, then repurpose that art for our other social media channels like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google Plus.

Section Intro & Project Files
01:14

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, I'll show you how to use the template files that we've provided for you.

Use Our Template Files
02:31

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, you'll learn how to add and quickly edit photos to your Photoshop project.

Add and Edit Photos
03:08

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, you'll learn how to add text so that it shows up in the right place on your YouTube channel art.

Add Text and Finalizing YouTube Channel Art
09:21

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, you'll learn how to take the YouTube channel art that you've created and repurpose it for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google Plus.

Repurposing and Creating Other Social Media Art
04:19

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, we prompt you to create your channel art and post a screenshot of it to the course.

Exercise 4: Create Your Social Media Channel Art
00:50
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Project 5 - Improve Your Profile Picture with Beauty Retouching
6 Lectures 37:04

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, you will learn basic beauty retouching techniques inside of Photoshop to make your profile picture the best that it can be.

Section Intro & Project Files
02:20

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, we will learn how to get rid of unwanted backgrounds from photos for use in our profile picture.

Remove the Background from Your Image
10:10

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, we will take a look at how to use color correcting techniques and adjustment layers to make our profile picture stand out above the crowd.

Color Correct Your Photo with Adjustments
08:50

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, I will show you a very basic airbrushing technique that is commonly used to remove blemishes, wrinkles, and pixelation in photographs.

Use Beauty Retouching and Airbrushing for Smoother Skin
08:00

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, we will resize our profile picture to the proper dimensions to be used throughout the internet and social media.

Resize and Save Your Profile Picture
06:19

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, it's time to submit your finished work to the class so we can see how well you've done!

Exercise 5: Create a Stunning Profile Picture
01:25
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Project 6 - Design a Simple Logo in Photoshop
6 Lectures 20:20

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, we start a new project - creating a simple logo in Photoshop.

Section Intro & Project Files
01:07

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, you'll learn a bit about design theory and how to start your Photoshop project.

Basic Logo Design Theory & Starting Your Project
04:21

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, you'll learn how to add shapes, background, and icons to your project. You'll learn how to find free icons that represent your brand online.

Add Shapes, Find Icons, and Place Your Icon
05:18

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, you'll learn how to add text and re-size it to fit properly on your logo.

Add Text to Your Logo & Finishing Touches
06:17

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, you'll learn how to save you image with a transparent background, so it shows up cleanly online.

Saving Your Image with Transparent Background
02:55

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, we prompt you to create and post a logo for you own company to the course page.

Exercise 6: Create a Logo for Your Company
00:22
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Project 7 - Web Design Mockup in Photoshop
7 Lectures 58:14

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, you will learn the basics of using Photoshop to create a simple web design mockup to hand off to a graphic design artist or web developer.

Section Intro & Project Files
03:08

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, you will learn how to research websites on the internet to get the creative juices flowing when creating your own web design mockup.

Researching Websites for Design Ideas
07:40

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, you will learn how to write down ideas for your site prior to mocking it up, so that you have a good understanding of what you need on your site.

Writing Down Ideas for Your Website Design
05:11

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, you will learn the basics of using the correct dimensions for a website as well as formatting the Photoshop document with grids and rulers.

Formatting Your Photoshop Document
12:24

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, you will learn how to begin designing your web design mockup as well as using the grid and guides.

Designing Your Website Mockup
11:25

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, you will learn how to add some assets from the Adobe Creative Cloud to use in your web design mockup. After this lecture you should have a good understanding of how to design your own website mockup inside of Photoshop.

Adding UI Graphics to Your Design Mockup
16:07

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, you will create your own web design mockup and submit it to the class for feedback.

Exercise 7: Create a Web Design Mockup
02:19
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Project 8 - Edit Photos to Make Them Look Better
5 Lectures 22:19

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, we start a new project which is all about editing photos with Photoshop.

Section Intro & Project Files
01:22

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, you'll learn how to edit RAW photos with Camera RAW in Photoshop.

Editing RAW Photos in Photoshop
10:19

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, you'll learn a new way to save your RAW photos, and how to make sure you can make changes to your photo edits if you need to.

Saving RAW Photos and Prepping Them for Re-edits
02:38

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, you'll learn different ways to edit non-RAW JPEG images in Photoshop.

Editing JPEG Photos in Photoshop
07:19

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, we prompt you to edit your own photos and post them to the course so we can see them.

Exercise 8: Edit Your Photos
00:41
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Project 9 - Design an Infographic in Photoshop
6 Lectures 37:54

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, you will learn just how powerful infographics can be, and how to create them on your own.

Section Intro & Project Files
01:47

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, you will see just exactly what an infographic is and how many different kinds there are on the internet today.

What is an Infographic?
03:11

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, you will learn how to set up your Photoshop document so that you can begin designing your own infographic.

Setting Up the Infographic Document in Photoshop
05:24

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, we will build the beginning of our infographic, including adding a background, color bars, and a title.

Beginning the Infographic Project
09:09

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, you will learn how to use assets, icons, and other tools to create the final infographic.

Adding Icons and Information
16:39

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, you will be prompted to design your own infographic and then share it with the rest of the class!

Exercise 9: Create Your Own Infographic
01:44
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Project 10 - Create an Animated GIF
5 Lectures 14:10

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, we start a new project about creating animated GIFs in Photoshop.

Section Intro & Project Files
01:04

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, you'll start your GIF project by creating a project that is the right size and placing your video into that project.

Start Your Project and Place Your Video
05:06

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, you'll learn how to add text that pops up in the middle of an animated GIF.

Adding Text to Your GIF
02:31

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, you'll learn how to save your GIF as a forever-looping GIF to post online.

Save Your Video as a Looping GIF
04:42

In this lesson of the Photoshop for Entrepreneurs course, we prompt you to create your own GIF and post it to the course so we can check it out.

Exercise 10: Create an Animated GIF
00:47
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About the Instructor
Phil Ebiner
4.5 Average rating
18,496 Reviews
236,476 Students
70 Courses
Best Selling Instructor, 230,000+ Students

My passion is inspiring people through online courses. I love learning new skills, and since 2012 have been teaching people like you everything I know. Through my online learning business, Video School Online, I create courses that teach you how to become the better version of yourself with all kinds of skills.

What would you like to learn?

Would you like to make money teaching online courses?

Would you like to build your own 6-figure business?

Would you like to learn motion graphics in After Effects?

Would you like to learn how to shoot & edit videos like a pro?

Would you like to take better photographs?

Would you like to design better presentations, create a great resume, colorize black & white photographs, brew beer, adopt a cat, edit photos in Lightroom, launch a freelance career?

If you want to do any of these things, just enroll in the course. You have a 30-day money back guarantee if you don't like it. And I'm always improving my courses so that they stay up to date and the best that they can be. Check them out, and enroll today!

MORE ABOUT PHIL:

I've always tried to live life presently and to the fullest. Some of the things I love to do in my spare time include mountain biking, nerding out on personal finance, traveling to new places, watching sports (huge baseball fan here!), and sharing meals with friends and family. Most days you can find me spending quality time with my lovely wife and our cat.

In 2011, I graduated with my Bachelor of Arts in Film and Television Production at Loyola Marymount University - one of the top 10 film schools in the country. While there, I was fortunate to make documentaries in Switzerland, Germany, Mexico, and India. After graduating, I worked at Participant Media shooting and editing short-form documentaries for their website TakePart. I followed that stint with a contract at Stanbridge College where I discovered online learning. I helped pioneer their online school there. Most recently, I spent 2 years working at University of California Berkeley with the media team. Throughout this time I built my Video School Online brand to teach others the skills that I have. In May of 2015, I left the 9-5 world to make my own path. Since then, I've made more money, worked fewer hours, and only have done the things I love each day.

I want to show you how to be a better creator, make money from your creations, and live the life you dreamed of.


Jeremy Deighan
4.4 Average rating
1,167 Reviews
49,032 Students
11 Courses
Canva | Photoshop | Graphic Design

My name is Jeremy Deighan and I am thrilled to be a part of the Udemy team of instructors, helping others achieve their own personal goals. I have had quite the range of skills and hobbies through my lifetime. I really enjoy teaching and hope to provide information to others on anything and everything I know how to do! Please take a moment to check out my courses, and if you take any please leave a review and any feedback you have!

Art and Design

I have an extensive background in different forms of art and design. I have an associates degree in Computer Animation and I've worked with various production houses to create awesome content. Adobe Photoshop has been a staple of my arsenal since I was 16 and use it faithfully to this day.

I also have a history in live visual arts, specifically lighting design for music events, festivals, theaters, and corporate gigs. My passion for the visual arts has helped me become a master in understanding lighting, color theory, and composition.

Music

One of the first things I did as a young lad was learn music. Music is so powerful and one of my favorite things in life. I love playing music, and have played on various instruments; including guitar, bass guitar, drums, and the saxophone.

I feel music can provide so many emotions and feelings, and also has science and mathematical characteristics. It is such a fun topic and I can't wait to begin creating courses on this subject.

Math, Science, and History

I can't tell you what the latest Kardashian is up to, but I can definitely tell you a lot about Crab Fisheries and the Egyptian King Khufu. Typically when I am studying something outside of the art and music realm, it has to do with math, science, and history. I'm just drawn to man's accomplishments and new ways of thinking about things!

Healthy Eating and Exercise

To live a long and balanced life, you need to eat right and take care of your body. It's a mission of mine to make sure that I am in the best physical shape so that I can be around long enough to provide for my family. If there's any courses that I can feel like I really can give back, it would be explaining to others how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. I mean, if you're not healthy, how can you help anyone else out?

I've also been very active in sports throughout my life. Usually, these are extreme sports such as skateboarding, surfing, and snowboarding. I'm also a big fan of running, mountain biking, and have taken various martial art forms in the past.

That explains a little about me and my background. It also gives me focus on some key things that I would like to teach in the near future, so look out for courses from me on these topics!