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Photoshop for Web Design Beginners

Perfect Photoshop course for beginner web designers who want learn to how to make a clean simple web page design.
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Created by Mr Carl Heaton
Published 4/2012
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion

Photoshop is one of the best tools, so learn it with this Photoshop Web Design Tutorial!

I have been using Photoshop since version 3 and every time it gets better and better. I have created litterally thousands of designs and over that time I have found that there are number of key skills and tools us web designers use in almost every design. This is why I created, along with the team at Web Courses, a series of screencast tutorials ideal for beginner web designers who wants to Learn Web Design with Photoshop.

1. The Power of File and New

In this lesson, you will learn how to open a new document and apply the settings you need to set up before you start designing in Photoshop.

2. Changing, Using and Installing Brushes

A look at paintbrushes. The different types of brushes that you can use as well as installing some new brushes, so you can do some really nice affects on your design.

3. The Key to Custom Shapes

Shapes is something we use a lot when we're designing a web page. It's used to make the layout and lots of other elements on the screen. We get used to this really useful tool in this lesson.

4. The Core of Photoshop, Layers and Groups

Layers are the most important part of Photoshop, as they allow you to make changes to specific areas on the screen. You can further group these layers together to make it more manageable when you're designing.

5. The Shortcuts to Moving and Resizing

In this lesson we're going to be looking at how to move layers around the screen and how to resize them using the free transform tool, something you will use a lot in your designs.

6. Getting the Most from Zooming and Panning

We are going to look at how to look around your design and see the details by using the zoom tool. So in this lesson we look into two very important features of using Photoshop daily, zooming and panning.

7. Creating Cool Effects with Blending Modes

Blending modes are when you have two layers interacting with each other and effects are different things you can apply to single layer, things like shadows, inners shadows, gradients etc.

8. Text, Love it or Hate it

Texts are one of the trickiest things in Photoshop, reason being that its not really made to do it. So in this lesson, we're going to find easy ways to work with Photoshop and texts.

9. Clean Web Page Design using Photoshop

We are going to be creating a webpage design in Photoshop. We are going to use grids to organize everything and get things in line and various other tricks to make the perfect web page.

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Curriculum For This Course
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Getting Started: File & New
2 Lectures 12:27
Photoshop Interface - just the useful stuff!

In this video you will you will learn how to use the paint brushes tool to complete a set of fun tasks

User interface explained
Paint Brush Tool
2 Lectures 13:09

Tasks - How to use the paint brush tool

Using The Paint Brush
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Using The Paint Brush
Creating Shapes
2 Lectures 12:18

Tasks - learn how to create custom shapes

Shapes And Custom Shapes
756.7 kB

In this video you will learn how to create custom shapes

Shapes And Custom Shapes
Working With Layers & Groups
2 Lectures 05:28

Tasks - learn how to work with Layers and Groups

Layers And Groups
1.4 MB

In this video you will learn how to work with layers and groups

Layers And Groups
Moving, Resizing & Zooming In
2 Lectures 06:54

Tasks - Learn how to resize and move items in your photoshop document

Resizing And Moving
1.2 MB

In this video you will learn how to move and resize objects in photoshop

Moving And Resizing
Zooming and Panning
2 Lectures 13:57

Tasks - learn how to zoom in/out and pan around your document

Zooming And Panning
3.8 MB

In this video you will learn how to zoom in/out and pan around your photoshop design

Zooming And Panning
Blend Modes & Adding Effects
2 Lectures 11:20

Tasks - learn how to use blend modes with layers and add special effects

Blending Modes And Effects
1.9 MB

In this video you will learn how to use blend modes and add effects to your design

Blending Modes And Effects
Inserting Text
2 Lectures 12:39

Tasks - learn how to insert text into your photoshop designs

1.4 MB

In this video you will learn how to insert text into your photoshop design

Design in Photoshop
3 Lectures 31:10

Use these raw images to create your homepage design.

Design Images
87.2 kB

Web Page Header
1.0 MB

In this video you will learn how to design and create a web design page in Adobe Photoshop

Photoshop Design
About the Instructor
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UX Consultant and Web Design Instructor

Carl is the founder of Web Courses and a UX consultant for the United Nations. At Web Courses Carl teaches Web Design and Online Marketing to people from all around the world. He has been designing websites for over 16 years and is passionate about creating usable designs and creative online marketing strategies for WCB and their clients.

Accessibility is a big passion of Carl's and has spoken at UN conferences on Inclusive Business around South East Asia. Recently he has been invited to give Social Media Marketing advise to UNAIDS as part of a new Asia campaign.

When not UX`ing, HTML'ing or teaching there is nothing more Carl likes than a blank canvas on Adobe Photoshop, a tool he has been using since version 3.0!

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