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The 5 Smart Photoshop Tips and Tricks

Learn how to organise your design projects and cut your work load in half.
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Created by Wasim Mohammed
Last updated 4/2014
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This course covers 5 main fundamental Photoshop skills that will allow you to branch your skills out further for more flexibility and speed. If it has been a long time since you have used Photoshop this is great as a refresher course.

You should successfully complete the course within 5 days, but remember it is practice that will make you fluent. To help with this further, high resolution images have been provided for you to practice your new skills.

This course consists of 5 in-depth video lessons to leave you with specific skill sets that will allow you to confidently practice on your own initiative.

This is a slow paced course deliberately designed to cater for all learning abilities. For those of you that already have a fairly good understanding of Photoshop you may find this course a little slow as I cover every single detail and also give examples of how it should not be done.

Who is the target audience?
  • Newcomers to Photoshop
  • Existing Photoshop users looking to improve workflow
  • Photoshop users considering taking on their first clients
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What Will I Learn?
By the end of the course you will have a thorough knowledge of layers and exactly how to keep your projects well organised. You will also have a good understanding of how to resize and apply effects to hundreds of images within minutes.
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  • Genuine passion for design.
  • Patience to experiment and try out new tools and ideas.
  • Photoshop Software version CS3 or above.
Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 5 Lectures Collapse All 5 Lectures 59:33
1 Lecture 17:11
Make Photoshop work FOR you
2 Lectures 18:19
Record actions to apply effects to images within seconds

This video lesson comes with 20 very high quality photos of flowers that I have taken in order for you to practice using the Automate Batch tool within Photoshop. It is important for you to keep copies of the images in their original condition before working on them. This is to allow room for mistakes.

How to automatically resize and apply effects to hundreds of images
Masking Secrets
2 Lectures 24:03
How to keep an image constrained within a specific shape using a clipping mask

This video lesson comes with 6 high quality photos that i have taken in order for you to practice using layer masks successfully. Practice turning these images to black and white and reveal one colourful section using the Layer Mask method on the video.

After you have become fluent, practice using this method to create effects using your own images.

Use a layer mask to create a splash of colour within a black and white image
About the Instructor
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Web Graphics Designer

I am passionate about learning and sharing expert knowledge and new skills.

I am an experienced pixel perfect web graphics designer originally self-taught using software packages such as Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, 3D Studio Max, Soundbooth and now Fl Studio for music.

I received a BA in Design for Digital Media with honors.

Apart from digital design I'm also a fitness enthusiast with an aim to stay in good shape until I'm an old man :-)

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