The Guide To Free Powerful Graphic Editing Software Tools!
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The Guide To Free Powerful Graphic Editing Software Tools!

This is a comprehensive guide to some of the most powerful free software tools you can use to up your graphics game!
3.7 (3 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.
764 students enrolled
Created by Steve Dougherty
Last updated 4/2016
English
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What Will I Learn?
  • Understand the basics of Gimp, Paint.net, Pic Monkey, & Canva.com
  • Create gradient and glowing text effects as well as other layered effects!
  • Use scripts/plugins to enhance your graphic design capability!
  • Create professional graphics for sites, social media, projects and other tasks!
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Requirements
  • For the best experience you should download/access the tools we cover in the course and follow along while taking the course to effectively learn what we are teaching you. Luckily, all of the tools that we cover can be accessed for free on the web, so you have nothing to lose!
Description

Tired of paying too much for graphic software that underperforms? Do you struggle to make those perfect graphics for a project? Introducing The Guide To Free Powerful Graphic Editing Software Tools! Being able to create & edit graphics is a vital skill needed to run your business. This course will cover several free software tools that will help you with editing your graphics. You will learn about: Gimp, Paint.net, Pic Monkey & More!

You could hire somebody and hope they know what they are doing!  Or spend endless hours going through the outdated public videos! Or you can take control, harness your skills, and create beautiful graphics! Update your site, YouTube channel, Facebook, Project, or anything else!

I’m Serving over 9,000 students daily! Across more than 130 countries! With more than 150 five star reviews! This course is updated frequently! I will answer all of your questions! There is even a no questions asked 30 day money back guarantee! When you enroll in this course you have instant lifetime access which includes every update and the ability to reach out to me for help! It is time for you to position yourself for success! Just click the “Take This Course” button now and I will see you on the inside my friend!

I last updated this course on 12APR2016!

UPDATE - 12APR2016: I updated the intro and outro sections of the course!

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is meant for people who do not want to pay large sums of money to produce and edit good graphics. Although there are plenty of premium graphic editing software tools out there, we are focusing on free tools. If you already subscribe to premium services and want to keep them, this course may not be for you. However, if you want to see if our course can help you stop paying for premium software by using free tools to accomplish the same goals, then you should give us a try!
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WordPress Image Editor Advanced Tab
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Gimp
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Gimp Tour
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Gimp Scripts
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Gimp Add Gradient To Text
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Gimp Glowing Text
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Gimp Raised Text
05:41
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Paint.net
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Paint.Net Intro
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Paint.Net Tour
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Paint.Net Plugins
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Paint.Net Text Effects
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Pic Monkey
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Pic Monkey Editor
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Pic Monkey Collage
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Pic Monkey YouTube Channel Art
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Canva.com
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A Quick Tutorial On Canva
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Conclusion
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Course Conclusion
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Bonus
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Finishing Up
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About the Instructor
Steve Dougherty
4.6 Average rating
187 Reviews
3,030 Students
3 Courses
Teacher, Online Marketer & WordPress Enthusiast

In order for me to help you, I need to first tell you a little something about me - so here goes...

Video Training Course Creator

I have been creating & selling video courses online since 2007. In 2008 I taught myself how to create a WordPress site and fell in love with WP on the spot.

My video courses are over-the-shoulder style screen capture videos so you can see me doing the tasks versus someone talking over a PowerPoint slide deck.

You simply watch what I do on the videos then do them yourself. Makes learning Fast & Easy!

Since 2008 I've created 100's of videos.

Many of what I've sold over the years were what are called Private Label videos. Businesses (and individuals) would purchase them and put their name on them as the creator. So while my name may not be known by many, my voice & teaching style is.

I love helping people.

My training videos are detailed to the point where I assume the student knows zero about the topic so the videos tend to answer all potential questions. If however, there are questions, I reply to those questions personally and within hours - NOT DAYS.

I pride myself on quality - quality videos as well as quality Customer Service.

So if you ever have a question, suggestion or comment, please let me know.