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Photoshop for beginners

Learn everything you need to know about Photoshop and how to use it with confidence

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NEW! ONE HOUR OF CONTENT ADDED IN NOVEMBER 2015. More updates to follow.

Photoshop for beginners is an absolute must-have for everybody who works with a computer. This course teaches you how to use Photoshop with confidence in all sorts of situations without having any previous knowledge of the program.

The content breaks down Photoshop into easy to understand sections and the difficulty is progressive: we start with the basics and work our way up. Everything you learn is based on real world cases with exercices, quizzes, and attachments included for every lecture.

Course features:

  • Learn by working on real world cases, no boring theory;
  • Massively improve your Photoshop skill level and speed;
  • Work along with me - all the required materials are attached to every lecture;
  • Excellent sound and video quality recorded at Full HD 1920x1080!
  • All future updates will be available for free!

At the end of this course you can expect to have a strong graps of Photoshop's tools, interface, selections options, lots of image manipulation and enhancement techniques, working with layer styles and much more!

The training material is based on the latest version of Photoshop, yet all the content is version independent. This means you can easily follow along even though you may have an older version of the program (the minimum is CS4).

Some of the covered topics:

  • How to get Photoshop and the differences between each version
  • Layers and the layers panel explained inside and out
  • Great, effective tips on how you can speed up your workflow
  • Moving around freely in Photoshop: zooming, switching through tabs, importing, exporting images, the works;
  • Working with text in all sorts of ways, from creative effects to serious typography
  • Image manipulation and enhancement: whiten teeth, remove blemishes, color correction, creative effects, lighten images, sharpen colors, adjust silhouettes, and much, much more
  • Selections: from simple cases all the way up to complex images that need to be cut out perfectly – all the selection tools will be covered: the marquee tool, the lassos, the quick selection tool, the magic wand, everything!
  • Working with shapes: master them to gain Illustrator-like freedom
  • Smart Objects – everything you need to know about them
  • Brushes: how to get them, how to use them and when not to use them
  • Cropping, masking, layer styles, resizing an image and much, much more.

I've succesfully taught more than 40,000 students so you have my guarantee that you'll love the content, the audio & video quality, the pace of the material, and you'll finally learn Photoshop by having fun!


Your Instructor(s)


Cristian Barin
Cristian Barin

Chris Barin is a professional web and app designer with nearly 10 years of Photoshop experience. By being self-taught, he managed to gain the trust of over 60.000 students from all over the world through his Photoshop courses. A staple of his materials is a hand-on, down-to-Earth approach that focuses on getting maximum results with minimal effort.

Chris started out as a freelance web designer and built a loyal client base, earning over $50,000 by designing sites part time. Today, he runs his own Android design studio, 20+ strong, creating fantastic looking apps for clients; his apps have over 100 million downloads to date.

Passionate about teaching, Chris teaches on Udemy because he has been disappointed in the quality of training materials available for people who want to learn design. In his courses, he holds nothing back; he documents and shares his entire experience on how he managed to stand out from the competition and do the work that he loves full-time.

Chris’s courses are some of the highest rated ones in the design category, as well as some of the bestselling ones on the entire platform. Students rave about his fast response time, clear explanations, and overall teaching style. Feel free to send him a message if you have any questions or suggestions for how he can create a better learning experience for you.


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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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