We all know beautiful sites are a dime a dozen these days, and hideous sites are even more frequent. This course will teach you how the essential elements to designing an elegant website.
Do you add great sites to your bookmark collection or pinterest board frequently? Maybe you peruse Siteinspire and gush over the latest and greatest in web design. The most beautiful sites are always easy to use, clean and refreshing. Their effortless appearance makes you say, “I could design something like that, right?”. Wrong.
Just kidding, you’re right! With a few simple photoshop tips and tricks, you can learn how to make beautiful buttons and containers, stunning avatars and pair attractive colors to make the user say “Oh my!”.
What You'll Learn
What You'll Make
Together, we’ll put together photography, illustrations, icons, typography, and good feelings to make something usability-tastic! By the end of this course you will have designed a home page for any business of your choice— real or fake.
Required Class Supplies
Adobe Photoshop. If you don’t have the program you can download a 30 day free trial here. All class tutorials are recorded on a Mac using Photoshop CS6. You do not need a Mac or the most recent version of Photoshop (CS6) to follow along. Most of the tools are consistent across all versions of Photoshop.
Please note: Photoshop Elements is a limited version of Photoshop and is not recommended for this course.
Don't know Photoshop? Try my Introduction to Photoshop class!
* This is a design only course. No development will be taught!
Design the home page for a business of your choice
Meg Lewis is the owner and designer at Ghostly Ferns, a web design, branding and illustration studio based in New York City. She design for early-stage startups and small businesses. M...
I learned a lot with this class! I recommend that you take the beginner photoshop class first!