Photoshop JumpStart
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Photoshop JumpStart

Learn the Essentials of the Photoshop Workspace, The Photoshop Tools, and Photoshop's best practices all in one course.
4.5 (13 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.
66 students enrolled
Created by Eric Tirado
Last updated 7/2015
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  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What Will I Learn?
Know their way around the Photoshop workspace
Create new documents appropriate for their project
Have a practical knowledge of the photoshop tools
Understand how layers work
Know how to implement layers and how to use masks.
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Requirements
  • Need to know basic computer literacy
  • Own a copy of Photoshop CS6 or Creative cloud
Description

What are the requirements?

  • A copy of Adobe Photoshop CS6 or Creative Cloud installed on your computer
  • Basic computer usage literacy
  • A passion to learn
What will you learn by the end of this course?
  • You will learn how to work your way around the photoshop environment
  • You will know how to create new documents optimized for your project
  • You will gain a basic understanding on using Layers in photoshop
  • You will gain a practical understanding of how to use nearly every tool in the tools palette in photoshop like a seasoned photoshop user
  • You will gain insights through-out on how to achieve great design
  • You will have created a basic poster
  • You will have learned the best practices of using photoshop
What is the Target Audience?
  • This course is best suited for beginners who are serious about learning Photoshop
  • A business owner trying to improve their business appearance.
  • Someone in charge of creating graphics for a church or an organization
  • Someone trying to get started on a new career in design
  • Someone trying to use photoshop at home.
Who is the target audience?
  • Those who want to start learning photoshop with best practices in mind
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 13 Lectures Collapse All 13 Lectures 01:51:13
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Welcome to the Course. You made the right choice.
1 Lecture 02:01

Hello there, welcome to my course.

In this course is designed to teach you years of experience and the best practices for designing in Adobe Photoshop, in less than two hours.


In this course you WON'T learn:

  • The 90% of Photoshop's features that get in the way of being able to do 90% the work of a designer.

In this course you will learn:

  • The 20% of Photoshop's tools and features that make you as good as a pro.

You get this course forever, and all the updates that follow.

Preview 02:01
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BASICS
2 Lectures 08:00

The best way to end right, is to start right and to work right. So let's set up our workspace, and create learn how to create a new document tailored to our needs.

You will learn about

  • Photoshop Windows
  • Options Panel
  • Canvass management
Preview 04:03

Some people get paralysis when they click on "New Document." The options there alone can be intimidating. Let's go over it together, and learn exactly how to cross that bridge.

You will learn about:

  • Paper Dimensions
  • Resolution
  • Color Modes
Preview 03:57
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THE FOUNDATION
3 Lectures 37:27

"Layers" is one of the most powerful elements in Photoshop. To learn the different types of layers available and how they work, is essential in order for you to be both, time efficient, and effective at creating the powerful graphics.

PHOTOSHOP LAYERS (PSD attached)
09:10

Learning how to use basic tools doesn't have to be boring. Let's have some fun making a PACMAN poster to learn the power of selections tools.

MAKING AWESOME SELECTIONS & PACMAN
20:00

This video covers the most magical tools of Photoshop. Let's check it out.

Learn the tools needed to restore damaged photos, remove facial blemishes, or simply fix the world, if you don't like what you see through your camera.

Download the PSD or get your own images to retouch, and let's get down to it!


IMAGE RETOUCHING (PSD attached)
08:17
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THE ESSENTIALS
4 Lectures 51:54

In this course I'm making a quick painting to show you the essential tools to paint. Although I am using a mouse, in order to show what can be accomplished through proper use of the tools, the task would be a lot more enjoyable if working on a painting tablet such as those from WACOM.com

You will learn:

  • The basic workflow for painting
  • How to modify brushes and add new ones
  • How to manage layers (Non-destructively) during painting.
PAINTING BASICS (PAINT A PLANET)
19:59

Exploring a few extra tools.

  • Paint Mixer Brush
  • Dodge Tool
  • Burn Tool
  • Sponge Tool
  • Smudge Tool
  • Blur Tool
  • Sharpen Tool

You may download my PSD, but don't need to.

You can use any photo you'd like, or create your own objects for practice

IMAGE RETOUCHING & PAINTING EXTRAS
06:21

Learn how to use the tools that create and control vector shapes in photoshop.

Note: App that I used to produce "Lorem Ipsum" is called: LittleIpsum for mac.

VECTOR TOOLS
09:34

The varied set of tools at the bottom of the canvass are the most mysterious to beginners, but they are some of the most important tools to develop an efficient workflow.

GENERAL TOOLS (Very Important!)
16:00
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ADVANCED SKILLS
2 Lectures 10:08

Adjustment Layers allow you to entirely modify and refine the look and feel of your photographs, without causing any permanent changes to your original layers. It is really forgiving in case you change your mind later about having the effect on your photo. This is a little rundown, on how they work, and how to implement them.

ADJUSTMENT LAYERS
03:22

Hand Lettering is a growing trend, and there are many ways to take your wonderful hand drawn works of art to the next level. Here is are some simple and effective techniques to accomplish most of the effects used for Lettering Design.

HAND LETTERING & PHOTOSHOP
06:46
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EXTRAS
1 Lecture 01:43

Not the end...

CONCLUSION
01:43
About the Instructor
Eric Tirado
4.5 Average rating
13 Reviews
66 Students
1 Course
Designer, Developer, Instructor

A highly skilled and experienced professional, Eric Tirado is passionate about Design, and Web Development. Eric pursued a 10 year journey to become an expert in his trade of creating design solutions, and web applications for his costumers.

Eric's passion for Design has landed him opportunities to work with small and large businesses and corporations all across America. Some of these include corporations such as Rawlings®, and one of the largest Global religious denominations: The Seventh Day Adventist Church.

In his first year as an Online Educator, Eric has pursued nothing but the greatest quality in his courses, and has committed to listening to his students to help them along the way.

Join Eric and adventure into his world of design, & web development. You won't regret it!