with Dave Clayton
lessons: 9 Course Lessons
duration: 1hr, 9min
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Photoshop Tips and Tricks for Designers
with Dave Clayton
Add new techniques to your creative arsenal! Join Dave Clayton as he walks you through five of his favorite Photoshop tips and tricks. In this class, you’ll learn how to create patterns, shapes, color themes, and gradients from photos, how to organize your libraries, leverage the Frame tool, take advantage of Layer Comps, create cool effects, and so much more! BUY COURSE
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lesson 1: Introduction (free course preview)
The instructor introduces the class and discusses what will be covered in the lessons that follow.
lesson 2: Create From Image
You may know this as a mobile app as CC Capture, but it is also tucked away right inside Photoshop under Libraries and allows you to create patterns, shapes, color themes, and gradients from an image.
lesson 3: Organizing Libraries
Learn how you can use this powerful tool to create assets from an image that is not even open in Photoshop, then get your Library panel organized.
lesson 4: The Frame Tool
The Frame tool is an often overlooked tool, which is a very versatile tool.
lesson 5: Layer Comps
Think of a layer comp as a bucket of images that you can easily change things out. Learn how to set up a layer comp and use it in a project.
lesson 6: Using Layer Comps and Frames Together
Building on the previous sessions, Dave demonstrates how powerful these are when combined into a single project.
lesson 7: Isometric Effect
Learn how to create an isometric effect.
lesson 8: Creating Effects with the Filter Gallery
The Filter Gallery can be used to create a wide range of visual effects.
lesson 9: Halftone Effect
Dave wraps up the class sharing three methods for creating a halftone effect.
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meet  Dave Clayton
Dave Clayton is a UK based graphic designer and creative specialist with over 30 years of experience. With a great passion for all things design, Dave has always loved working in InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator. He specializes in creating branding projects and logos for clients and has had work published by Peachpit and KelbyOne. He is also an Adobe Influencer and ACA in InDesign.
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