What is Adobe Photoshop for Web Designers?
Adobe is world’s unprecedented creative and multimedia software tycoon. And Photoshop is the crown jewel of Adobe’s throne. The software redefined the way images are edited and treated. Over that, it revolutionized the graphic designing vertical which further inspired millions of artists worldwide.
Over the years, Photoshop developed from a small photo editing tool to an Industry leading software that dictates the global graphic designing and multimedia industries. With every new version, Adobe introduces in the Photoshop, the graphics designing communities wait to check out the next big leap where Photoshop can take them.
The greatest accomplishment for Adobe is to take its software into the corner of every vertical irrespective of the photo editing, graphic designing or web designing domains. Today, Photoshop is one of the extensively used software of the world. No matter what may be the Industry as Realtors, 3D Animation etc., the application is widely used everywhere.
In the last decade, Adobe started to redesign and refurbish Photoshop according to the quickly changing trends in the global scenario. Looking at the future, where digital devices such as Smartphones, iPads, and Tablets are extensively used, Adobe transformed its products to work and design in more digital device friendly ways. The result is the introduction and enhanced concentration on Vector graphic designing tools and features that focus on maintaining high quality irrespective of transforming its size.
The software has become more complex yet maintains its user-friendly nature. It has become more comprehensive in accumulating the 3D animation features. Today, Photoshop has features where you can directly import a.OBJ file from any of the 3D animation or designing software and directly texture paint on them and see live results while you are painting. Above that, you can import the 3D Object’s animated poses in Photoshop and choose your favorite clip to texture paint on it. In its recent version of Photoshop CS6, there are tools through which you can directly design a complex 3D object within Photoshop and paint it live.
Having said that, everything boils down to the fact that Adobe Photoshop is world-class software that anybody who wants to make a career in designing should learn.
About Photoshop for Web Designers
Our short course Photoshop for web Designers Training is an introduction for the Photoshop enthusiasts and Student’s who are serious about taking up the graphic designing course as their career route. With this software, you will be introduced to the photoshop for graphic designers eco-system and its help you to understand the tools, workflow of the Industry.
The Photoshop for web Designers course is focused on teaching the tools that are most common and important among many designing software applications. After completing the course you will have a clear picture of the Photoshop software and you can easily choose the variant of Photoshop which you wanted to learn as per the requirements of the Industry you are going to choose.
Photoshop for Web Designers Training Courses:-
The Photoshop for web designers course is focused on the beginners in photoshop for graphic designers domain or for students who are not aware of the Photoshop. We take you through the very basics of the software and introduce you to the interface and explain how things really work in a designing eco-system
Section 1 – Introduction to Photoshop for Designers
In this first section of the Photoshop for web designers course, you will know about the Adobe Photoshop and learn how the software is put to use into various dimensions of the Graphic designing, Web designing, and various other backgrounds. You will learn about the current version of the software and get introduced to the most important tools of the Photoshop.
Section 2 – Understanding the Interface
As you are introduced to the software, it is time to put your hands into the interface of the software. In this part of the lecture, you will learn about the User Interface of the Photoshop Software. We start by introducing you to the welcome screen and explain how you can work within the welcome window. You will learn how to access the open, new and several other menus through the welcome window. Moving from that, you will learn about the Menu bar and explore the whole range of Menus that are arranged to help you understand the Photoshop easily.
Later you will come to know about the control panel and the artboard. We will explain how control panel is arranged and used in Photoshop and also explaining the changes that happen after selecting a new tool every time. There is more discussion about the Layers palette and the Toolbar that are readily available by default with the Photoshop software
Now that you are aware of the User Interface, we will start to talk about adjusting the interface and the windows as per your convenience. You will learn how to arrange the interface as per your convenience and give priority to the tools that you feel are most important. You will also learn about the three modes of working in Photoshop which will be used by you over time. Before closing the section we will introduce you to the selection tools in the toolbar which are the primary tools to start working on the application. The Rectangle Marquee selection tool, Elliptical Marquee selection tool, Single Row Marquee tool, and Single Column Marquee tools are the important tools you will come to learn in this section.
Section 3 – Using Photoshop Tools
During this lecture, we will dive deep into the toolbox of Adobe Photoshop and master some of the common and important tools of the photoshop for graphic designers eco-system. In this part of the lecture, we will start by introducing you to the very basic Move tool. The tool is the primary selection tool that is used to select and move every object in Photoshop. It is also used to transform the images, text, frames and vector objects to required sizes. You will also be introduced to the options of the Move tool that are displayed in the Control Panel window. An important feature that you can learn is the Auto-Select option that helps you to select any required object in just one click.
In this new lecture, you will learn various techniques that will allow you to fill the colors in Photoshop software. The tips you will learn are comprised of both Manual and Technical terms. To improve your efficiency and get convenient with the fast pace of working atmospheres, we will teach you how to do the job with the help of the Hotkeys that will save more time and effort. Apart from that, you will also know how to use a paint bucket and ink filler to select and fill the colors in Photoshop. Once you are finished with the colors lecture, we quickly move into the Brush lecture.
Here, you are introduced to the brush tools in the toolbox. It is one of the comprehensive tools that are available in Photoshop. You will know the difference between filling your document with color and using brush tool which gives you more control over using the colors to paint or even fill an intricate surface of your document. You will also know about the brush libraries and how to increase and decrease the brush sizes as per your requirement. You will learn to select various brushes in various sizes, shapes, and textures. Above that, we teach you how to create your own brushes by tweaking the properties of the existing brushes. Lastly, you will learn about the Pencil tool, which works similar to the brush tool but with much sharper edges and Color adjustment tool that is used to paint a color on any desired object without completing fading away from the detail of the object.
In the next chapter, we will take you through the healing tool. Here you will learn the four tools of the healing tool group those are Healing Brush tool, Spot Healing Brush tool, Patch tool, and the Red-eye tool. We will quickly take you through the introduction of using healing tool to adjust the images or photographs that are damaged. You will learn to easily fix the photographs by using the healing brush tool. Later you will learn how to correct or remove the unwanted spots on your websites by using the spot healing brush tool. You will also come to know about the patch tool that helps you to replace a section of the photograph to another section of the same photo where it is either torn or damaged. It is usually helpful in pictures with patterns, where you can copy a pattern from one part and easily paint the copied pattern to the other part of the photo. Finally, the red eye tool is another simple and important tool that you will learn in this lecture. It helps to remove the red eye trouble that is common while shooting photographs in a dark or indoors. With red-eye tool removing or reducing the redness in the eye is just a click away from you.
Here, we will take you through the Gradient tool that looks quite interesting to the beginners. With the help of the gradient tool, you will learn about using colors to blend with one another and form a color pattern to enhance the look and feel of your design and images. You will initially learn to combine two colors to form a gradient. Later we will teach you to create a gradient with more colors and how to gain control over colors in adjusting the level, shade, and opacity of the colors. We will teach you how to create and save gradient styles of your own and also exploring the gradient libraries and appending them to the existing gradient window.
At the end of the course, we will quickly take you through an exercise file where you can put the tools to use. The exercise helps you to check the practical usage of the tools explained in the earlier chapters while you are working. You will learn how to edit an image with the tools.
Who can learn this photoshop for web designers & graphics course?
As this is a fundamental teaching about Photoshop, the course can be appropriate for anybody who is ready to learn the software.
- Students who want to choose Graphic designing as their career can choose this course
- For Art students, this photoshop for graphic designers course will help a lot in bringing their 2D skills into digital form.
- For anyone with basic computer knowledge who wants to shift into a designing career.
- Texturing or Animation artists with no Photoshop skills can venture into this photoshop for graphic designers course to start learning texture painting in the later stages.
- Photographers wanting to enhance the picture quality and correction skills can start with this course.
- Besides, professional causes Photoshop can be learned and used by anyone irrespective of career choices. You can start by bringing your imagination to life with this photoshop for web designers course.
Prerequisites for learning this Photoshop for Web Designers Course
- Basic computer knowledge as of how to open a file, save a file and access through a Windows or Mac OS are mandatory.
- Basic understanding of any photoshop for graphic designers as Adobe Illustrator or GIMP software will help you comprehend and learn the subject quickly.
- If you are using the latest version or an extended version of a Photoshop, it is advised to have a graphics card to explore the 3D features of the Photoshop. However, to learn this course you need not have a Graphic card.
- Passions to learn, experiment and be creative
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