Photoshop Made Easy and Fun
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Photoshop Made Easy and Fun

A fun, simple and easy course for learning Photoshop. Designed specifically for beginners.
4.7 (10 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.
242 students enrolled
Created by Mr. Benny Brogan
Last updated 12/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 4 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • use the basic tools and functions of Photoshop to create eye-catching graphic design projects. The Student will have the ability to navigate the Photoshop user interface with ease, as well as edit and enhance images for the creation of beautifully stunning imagery.
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Requirements
  • There are no prerequisites for this course. You’ll need the Photoshop software and a genuine interest in learning Photoshop.
Description

Photoshop can be fun! This course teaches the basics of Photoshop and quickly gets you up to speed, using amusing and real world design scenarios. You will learn how to use layers, layer effects, filters, painting and blending, and color correction. You will also learn the best tips, tricks and techniques for common Photoshop projects including selecting and isolating objects, creating image composites and enhancing images with beauty retouching and other effects.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for people with little to no prior knowledge or experience with Photoshop.
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Curriculum For This Course
67 Lectures
04:05:28
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Introduction and Overview
1 Lecture 01:30

Introduction and Overview of the course, Photoshop Made Easy and Fun!

Preview 01:30
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Basic
5 Lectures 16:03

This video lesson highlights 3 critical things that you need for a simple, efficient workspace.

Preview 02:10

This video lesson uncovers the major shortcut keys. You will discover the most important, most used shortcut keys that will make your Photoshop experience a breeze.

Preview 04:27

This video lesson demonstrates how to add, edit and move text within Photoshop.

Preview 05:18

This video lesson demonstrates how to add, edit and move an image, with the Free Transform Tool, within Photoshop.

Adding an Image and Using Transform Tool
02:53

This video lesson explains the importance of the Auto Select Key and the results that a student will get when the Auto Select Key is selected, as well as when it is not selected.

Auto Select Check box
01:15
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Layers
15 Lectures 42:27

This video lesson gives a simple explanation of layers and how to maneuver them for maximum effect.

Understanding Layers
04:18

This video lesson teaches shows how to easily organize and align multiple layers within Photoshop.

Aligning Layers
04:28

This video lesson breaks down the steps required to undo multiple previous actions.

Multiple Undos With The History Panel
00:40

This video lesson explains the difference between Smart Layers and Normal Layers and the effects of both on your images.

Smart Objects vs Normal Layers
06:11

This video lesson examines the difference between canvas size and image size and the effects of both on your images.

Canvas Size vs Image Size
02:34

This video lesson shows you how to maximize your time easily, by duplicating multiple layers at once.

Duplicate with Alt
02:41

This video lesson introduces the power of the Free Transform function and demonstrates how to flip the layers of your image to enhance your graphic design project.

Flipping Layers
02:28

This video lesson expands on the previous Free Transform function lesson and shows you how to angle the layers and highlights additional ways to enhance your graphic design project

Transform Tool Modifiers
01:43

The video lesson expands on the Free Transform function lesson in Video 12 and shows you how to group layers within your project.

Grouping Layers
00:27

This video lesson examines how to link the layers of a graphic design project to maximize time and efficiency.

Linking Layers
01:43

This video lesson demonstrates how to move a group of layers as a single unit.

Linking Groups
01:20

This video lesson shows you how to unmerge layers.This will provide the freedom to have different layers, each with its own separate identity.

Unmerge Layers
04:41

This video lesson demonstrates how to change an image from a Smart Object to a Normal Layer.

Split an Image in Half
02:50

This video lesson introduces the Square Marquee Tool and shows you how to add color to your image.

Adding Color Squares
05:50

This video lesson summarizes all the capabilities and functionalities explored in the previous 19 lessons.

Layer Wrap Up
00:33
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Selection
14 Lectures 38:50

This video lesson provides an in depth explanation of how to work with selections and introduces the Rectangular Marquee Tool

Magic Wand Basics
04:15

This video lesson explains the Lasso Tool and how to use it effectively.

Lasso Tool Basics
03:45

This video lesson explains additional ways to utilize the Lasso Tool for great imaging.

Problem Solving
02:08

This video lesson demonstrates how to utilize the Magic Wand Tool for image editing.

Advanced Magic Wand
04:28

This video lesson examines the use of multiple selection tools to create that perfect image.

Tweaking Selections
04:50

This video lesson explores additional capabilities of the Lasso Tool for selecting just the areas of the image that you want.

Polygonal Lasso Tool
01:36

This video lesson examines the Magnetic Lasso Tool and how to use it to efficiently select the desired areas of an image.

Magnetic Lasso Tool
02:25

This video lesson examines the Quick Selection Tool and how to use it to easily select the desired areas of an image.

Quick Selection Tool
00:54

This video lesson explores how to perfect the selection of the image area where the Quick Selection Tool may have fallen short.

Advanced Tweaking Selections
01:58

This video lesson demonstrates how to unlock a background layer in order to edit the image.

Background Layer
00:33

This video lesson demonstrates how to move between active regions to capture the desired image area.

Using The Selection
02:37

This video lesson explores the Color Range function and how to select the desired area of a complex image.

Color Range
03:41

This video lesson examines the alternative ways to select the desired area of a complex image.

Refining The Hair Selection
02:04

This video lesson introduces the Paste In Place function for editing and enhancing an image.

An Image Sandwich
03:36
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Color Correction
10 Lectures 47:28

This video lesson demonstrates how to correct the color within an image.

Basic Color Correction
04:21

This video lesson examines the theory of the 3 dimensions of color and its application in color correcting images.

The 3 Dimensions of Color
03:17

This video lesson demonstrates how to use the Curve functionality to color correct an image.

Curves Basics
04:06

This video lesson expands on Video 37 and demonstrates how to color correct using Curve color adjustment layers.

Beyond Curves Auto
03:40

This video lesson examines advanced Curve functionality and demonstrates howto apply it to color correct an image.

Curves Advanced
11:39

This video lesson demonstrates how to change any element within an image.

Shifting A Sections Color
03:59

This video lesson examines how to select the desired area of your image and introduces the Paintbrush functionality to choose and apply the perfect color.

Painting in the Color
06:47

This video lesson shows you how to create an active region to change the color of a specific element within an image.

Painting in More Color
04:38

This video lesson demonstrates how to correct red eye and how to make a specific area of the image appear in black and white.

Black and White
02:52

This video lesson shows how to adjust the colors of an image.

Color Correction Wrap Up
02:09
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Removing Elements
10 Lectures 35:12

This video lesson demonstrates how to fix imperfections within an image and introduces the Clone Stamp Tool.

The Clone Stamp
04:41

This video lesson examines the use of filters to fix an image.

Dust and Scratches
03:03

This video lesson shows how to maneuver various shortcut keys of the Brush Tool.

Brush Hotkeys
01:47

This video lesson demonstrates how to use the Healing Brush Tool to edit and enhance an image.

Healing Brush
03:14

This video lesson shows how to ensure that the edges in an image are continuous when using the Stamp Tool.

Good Edges
03:12

This video lesson examines techniques for editing and enhancing the edges of a complex image.

Difficult Edges
05:00

This video lesson shows how to use advanced cloning techniques to perfect an image.

Beyond Cloning
02:29

This video lesson examines techniques for editing and enhancing an image using the Spot Healing Tool.

Spot Healing Brush
04:14

This video lesson shows how to properly save your edited and enhanced image.

Saving
02:44

This video lesson examines how to properly size an image for print.

Image Size
04:48
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Beauty Retouching
6 Lectures 22:47

This video lesson examines techniques for beauty retouching an image using the Healing Brush Tool.

Removing Wrinkles
06:45

This video lesson examines techniques for beauty retouching an image and how to resize facial features.

Resizing Body Parts
06:43

This video lesson examines techniques for beauty retouching an image and how to smooth skin in the facial area.

Smoothing Skin
03:49

This video lesson demonstrates how to use the Lasso Tool to fade a specific region of the facial area.

Original Fix
01:18

This video lesson demonstrates how to use the Lasso Tool to correct blood shot eyes.

Fixing Bloodshot Eyes
02:23

This video lesson shows how to crop an image.

The Crop Tool
01:49
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Compositing
5 Lectures 33:26

This video lesson shows how to isolate a single object within an image.

Isolate Objects
08:46

This video lesson shows how to select multiple objects within a number of images and to combine the selected images.

Combine Objects
02:26

This video lesson demonstrates how to merge isolated objects into one image.

Zipping Up The Ideas
04:47

This video lesson demonstrates how to remove a person from an image.

Removing a Person
08:10

This video lesson demonstrates how to add a person into an image.

Adding in a Person
09:17
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Wrap Up
1 Lecture 07:45

This video lesson is an overview all of the lessons, concepts, techniques and tools presented in the previous 65 videos.

Whats Next
07:45
About the Instructor
Mr. Benny Brogan
4.7 Average rating
10 Reviews
242 Students
1 Course
Design Instructor and Internet Entrepreneur.

Benny Brogan has extensive experience in Design and is a Full-Time Internet Entrepreneur. Benny loves to help his students succeed and his instruction is designed with the student in mind. Benny is known for his pleasant demeanor, ability to break down complex ideas and concepts for beginners and injecting humor into his instruction, to provide the best learning environment possible for his students