The Easy Way to Learn Photoshop

$97

Cut through all the technical jargon and confusing options in Photoshop and learn how to use the exact tools you need to improve your photos.

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This course is for you if…

The idea of learning photoshop is completely overwhelming to you.

You struggle with all the features and settings in Photoshop and don’t know where to start.

You don’t have an effective workflow or strategy for learning Photoshop.

Start gaining real confidence in Photoshop!

What You’ll Learn

Photoshop can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. In this course, you’ll learn all the basic functionality and shortcuts for Photoshop, and a roadmap to becoming a Photoshop master.

We’ll start with the basic approach and strategy for learning, and what to do if you become a little overwhelmed. You’re going to learn how to open files and how to start cropping and manipulating them. I’ll teach you the most important tools, where they’re located, and how to use them!

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Imagine you could…

Learn all the basics of Photoshop from the bottom up in one course. Have a step by step process for learning and building on your knowledge. Master all the basic tools available in Photoshop to process professional-looking photos.

Hear what users have to say…

“I’ve wanted to learn Photoshop for a long time, and honestly it felt too overwhelming. Now I understand the basics, and I’m not intimidated.”

K.P.

“Love learning from Chris! He simplifies everything, and with such a great attitude.”

D.M.

“Wow! Finally learning Photoshop! Love it!!!”

H.S.

"What I’ve done in this course is broken it down into small pieces that are easy to follow, that makes it easy and enjoyable to learn so you can master photoshop right away. So if you’ve ever wanted to learn photoshop, now is the time!"

Chris Orwig

The Easy Way to Learn Photoshop

$97

Cut through all the technical jargon and confusing options in Photoshop and learn how to use the exact tools you need to improve your photos.

Buy Now

Lessons

38

Length

2h 55m

Level

Beginner

Lessons

 

The Adventure Ahead

Learning PS is an adventure. Like all adventures, there can be unexpected difficulties, but also great rewards.

 

Course Images

All the source images are provided for you to follow along and practice. You can use these, or use your own.

 

Learning Strategies

I’ll give you a few strategies for successfully learning photoshop.

Chapter 2

 

It's All About Flow

I’ll teach you how to begin developing a workflow strategy.

 

The Minimalist Workflow

Learn to work with Bridge, ACR, and Photoshop.

 

The Modern Workflow

You’ll learn how to work with both Lightroom and Photoshop.

 

Opening Images in Photoshop

I’ll give you a tour of the welcome screen in Photoshop, and how to use it.

Chapter 3

 

Fixing Your Color Settings

I’ll show you how to dial in the best color settings for achieving pro results.

 

Fine-Tuning Your Preferences

Choosing the best preferences for a photographic workflow.

 

Choosing and Customizing a Workspace

I’ll show you how to select the best workspace for working on photography.

Chapter 4

 

Where are my Tools

Discover the tools panel, and learn how the tools are grouped together.

 

What's on the Menu

Become familiar with the most important menu items.

 

Panel Power

Learn how to access, customize, and reset the panels.

Chapter 5

 

Opening an Image and Making Adjustments

In this lesson, I show you how to get started with a project.

 

Using Tools and Undoing Mistakes

I’ll teach you how to use tools and effectively undo and redo adjustments.

 

Using the History Panel to Undo Adjustments

Learn how to use the History panel to bring back an earlier state of your image.

 

Working with Multiple Documents

I show you shortcuts and best practices for working with multiple documents.

Chapter 6

 

Screen Modes

Learn how to use Fullscreen mode, and how to navigate between open documents.

 

Zoom and Pan

I’ll teach you how to pan and zoom with ease.

 

Zoom and Pan Shortcuts

I’ll show you some advanced shortcuts for zooming and panning.

 

Combining two Images Into one Document

Discover how to combine images together.

 

Combining Images from Bridge or Lightroom

You’ll learn how to open multiple images into a single document in Photoshop.

Chapter 7

 

Mastering the Crop Tool

Start using the Crop tool correctly.

 

Fixing a Crooked Image

Learn how to fix crooked images to give you the right starting point.

 

Cropping Your Images to a Specific Size

I’ll show you how to crop and resize at the same time.

 

Resizing an Image to a Specific Size

Learn how to resize your photos like a pro.

 

Quickly Change the Crop Orientation

I’ll show you how to use a shortcut to change the crop orientation from vertical to horizontal.

 

Cropping to Improve Composition

Discover how to use the crop tool to improve the composition of your photos.

 

Autofill with Content Aware Cropping

Learn how to fill in blank spaces with Content-Aware Cropping.

Chapter 8

 

Why Layers are AWESOME

Discover what Layers are and why they matter.

 

Learning how to use Layers

Learn how to select, transform, move and change layers.

 

Creative Layers Case Study

Take a look at a layer retouching workflow.

 

Using Adjustment Layers

Learn the advantage of adjustment layers, and how to use them.

 

Using Layer Style Effects and Grouping Layers

I’ll show you how to effectively use Layer Style Effects, decrease Fill and Group together layers.

 

Selecting Layers Like a Pro

You’ll learn how to use shortcuts to quickly select layers.

 

Making Selections on a Composite Image

I’ll show you how to select layers on a complicated composite image.

 

Working with Multiple Images and Layers

In this lesson, I’ll show you the best method to work with multiple images and layers.

Chapter 9

 

Congrats and Next Steps

Great job! Here are your next steps!

The Easy Way to Learn Photoshop

$97

Cut through all the technical jargon and confusing options in Photoshop and learn how to use the exact tools you need to improve your photos.

Buy Now