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Photoshop CC Basics for Designers
Corey Barker
with Corey Barker
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, s... READ MORE
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Photoshop CC Basics for Designers
lessons: 13 Course Lessons
duration: 1hr, 40min
published: 2014
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Photoshop CC Basics for Designers
with Corey Barker
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. BUY COURSE
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lesson 1: Introduction (free course preview)

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

1min, 17sec
lesson 2: Workspaces

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

3min, 54sec
lesson 3: Layers

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

7min, 4sec
lesson 4: Layer Styles

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

4min, 26sec
lesson 5: Layer Masks

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

10min, 6sec
lesson 6: Shape Layers

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

3min, 52sec
lesson 7: Smart Objects

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

9min, 33sec
lesson 8: Blend Modes

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

8min, 52sec
lesson 9: Pen Tool

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

7min, 21sec
lesson 10: Extraction Techniques

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

8min, 52sec
lesson 11: Brush Tool

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

10min, 39sec
lesson 12: Text

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

16min, 51sec
lesson 13: Filters

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

7min, 49sec
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Corey Barker is an education and curriculum developer for all things Photoshop. Over the years, Corey has worked as a graphic artist in a variety of disciplines such as illustration, commercial design, large format printing, motion graphics, web design, and photography. His expertise in Photoshop and Illustrator have earned him numerous awards including a recent induction into the Photoshop Hall of Fame.
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