Photoshop CC Basics for Designers, with Corey Barker

You will learn everything you need to know to get started and you’ll be ready to move on to the next level in no time flat.

We all know that Photoshop has a ton of features in it for designers. But if you’re just starting out it can be a little overwhelming. So in this class, design guru Corey Barker, starts out with just the basics. You won’t learn everything there is to know in Photoshop. But you will learn everything you need to know to get started and you’ll be ready to move on to the next level in no time flat.

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Course Lessons:

Lesson 1: Introduction (Duration 01:17)

Corey highlights the key concepts presented in this class that will help designers get started in Photoshop.

Lesson 2: Workspaces (Duration 03:54)

Corey show you how to customize your workspace to help optimize your Photoshop workflow.

Lesson 3: Layers (Duration 07:04)

Corey demonstrates how to work non-destructively in Photoshop using layers.

Lesson 4: Layer Styles (Duration 04:26)

Corey shows how to create layer styles and share them between layers.

Lesson 5: Layer Masks (Duration 10:06)

Layer masks allow you to show and hide parts of a layer without actually deleting any pixels.

Lesson 6: Shape Layers (Duration 03:54)

Corey explains the differences between a shape path and a shape layer.

Lesson 7: Smart Objects (Duration 09:33)

Smart objects will allow you to work non-destructively with all your layers.

Lesson 8: Blend Modes (Duration 08:52)

Corey shows you how you can achieve various effects with combinations of layer blend modes.

Lesson 9: Pen Tool (Duration 07:21)

Corey demonstrates the benefits of using the pen tool as a selection tool.

Lesson 10: Extraction Techniques (Duration 08:52)

Corey shows you how to quickly make clean selections from your layers with various extraction techniques.

Lesson 11: Brush Tool (Duration 10:39)

The brush tool can be used for a multitude of functions including painting, masking, layer effects and more.

Lesson 12: Text (Duration 16:51)

Photoshop is now very flexible at making design elements and formatting large blocks of texts effectively.

Lesson 13: Filters (Duration 07:49)

Corey shows you how to achieve creative results by combining filters on multiple layers.

Meet Your Instructor: Corey Barker

Corey is an education and curriculum developer for KelbyOne. He is a graduate of the Ringling School of Art & Design in Sarasota, FL, with a degree in Illustration. Over…

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