Photoshop Basics

Bite Sized, Easy to Digest Lesson for Photoshop Basics

Take the Scary Out of Photoshop

Trust me I get it ... Photoshop can be confusing AF, but not anymore!  In Photoshop Basics I take you through step-by-step with bite sized lesson that you can fit into your busy schedule.  Each lesson is followed by easy and fun how work assignments designed to reinforce everything you've learned.  I don't stop there however, I also have packed in a bunch of handy, dandy cheat sheets for extra reference.  If you have been longing to learn Photoshop, then this is the course for you.

I Made Photoshop Basics for People Like You ;-)

Hi, I'm Paige!  I quit Photoshop Basics for people like you who want to learn what they need to know to edit photos and make sales graphics in Photoshop without all the filler. This course is designed to meet the special needs of editing product photos.  So I've included just what you need to dive into Photoshop quickly and easily. 

What's included?

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Contents

Welcome to Photoshop Basics
Welcome to Photoshop Basics
Welcome-Read-First.pdf
51.2 KB
4-Week-Plan.pdf
46.4 KB
Setting Up the Photoshop Interface
The Photoshop Workspace
5 mins
Snap Guides & Rulers
2 mins
Changing Interface Colors
3 mins
Photoshop Tools Basics
The Move Tool
8 mins
The Selection Tools
8 mins
The Crop Tool
9 mins
The Eye Dropper Tool
6 mins
The Healing Tools
10 mins
The Brush Tool
8 mins
The Clone Stamp Tool
10 mins
The Eraser Tool
8 mins
The Paint Bucket/Fill Tool
4 mins
The Gradient Tool
6 mins
The Text Tool
12 mins
The Shape Tool
9 mins
The Hand Tool
2 mins
The Zoom Tool
2 mins
Viewing+Documents.pdf
94.6 KB
The+Tools+Explained.pdf
121 KB
Tool+Selection.pdf
114 KB
Functions+Keys.pdf
75.1 KB
Favorite+Shortcuts.pdf
89.7 KB
Using Layers, Masks, and Adjustments
Understanding the Layer Panel
7 mins
Destructive vs. Non-Destructive Editing
7 mins
Adjustment Layers Explained
14 mins
Using Quick Mask for Easy Layer Adjustments
7 mins
Levels Adjustment Layer
8 mins
Curves Adjustment Layer
5 mins
Hue Saturation Adjustment Layer
10 mins
Color Balance Adjustment Layer
5 mins
Gradient Adjustment Layer
8 mins
Vibrance Adjustment Layer
3 mins
Putting It All Together – Full Image Edits
White Background Edit
11 mins
01b-white-background-edit.psd
69 MB
Lifestyle Image Edit
4 mins
02b-Lifestyle-Edit.psd
128 MB
Modeled Image Edit
6 mins
03b-Modeled-Edit.psd
207 MB
Finishing Touches
Sharpening with a High Pass Layer
6 mins
Using Layer Styles
5 mins
Using Blend Modes
14 mins
03c-Blend-Mode-Cheat-Sheet.pdf
54.3 KB
Clipping Masks
5 mins
04c-Beautiful-Template.psd
27.8 MB
Putting It All Together – Making Graphics
Social Media Graphic
5 mins
02b-CIRCLE-TEMPLATE.psd
28.9 MB
Making Graphic Templates
8 mins
Saving & Exporting Your Work
Files Types for Web & Print
6 mins
03a-file-format-cheat-sheet.pdf
41.2 KB

Photography & Editing Made Easy

I'm Paige, the Phat Photog! I'm helping you learn Photography and Editing with a little bit of sass and a whole lot of fun!