Digitize lettering in Photoshop | Beginners

Tristan B. + Michelle P., Cure for the Common Capture

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11 Videos (30m)
    • Introduction

    • Assignment

    • Getting the Best Photos and Scans of your Work

    • Contrast ( + Class Format )

    • Removing Splits + Splats : Part I

    • Removing Splits + Splats : Part II

    • Removing Backgrounds

    • Making Your Photoshop Brush!

    • Applying Your Photoshop Brush to an Image

    • Tips + Troubleshooting

    • Vitamin L25 + Thank You!


About This Class

Photoshop for Lettering Artists: An Introduction to Photoshop

No prior Photoshop experience needed! This class is an introduction to Photoshop, tailored specifically for beginners.

Learn how to quickly + easily clean up your lettering or line drawings in Photoshop. Get your hand lettering web ready to share on your site/blog, in your shop and on your fave social media outlets-Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook, etc.

Taught by Lettering enthusiasts, photographers, and PsD’s (that’s basically a PhD in Photoshop) Tristan B. + Michelle P. of the beloved site Besotted.

 // NOTE: Lessons are taught in Photoshop CC. All lesson instructions apply to CS5 as well.

171 of 181 students recommendSee All

Patient, simple, even a photoshop noob like myself can create graphics within half an hour.
I've been wanting to learn how to do this for ages and this class is exactly what I needed! Very clear and acceptable.
Esther Ní Dhonnacha

Crafter, photographer, dabbler in all things shiny

What an amazingly helpful class to get me into the Photoshop waters! Very clear and easy instructions make this offering a breeze for any beginner. Heartfelt thanks Tristan and Michelle for the 3 month premium gift! I ended up signing on for a full year! Blessings!





Tristan B. + Michelle P.

Cure for the Common Capture

We are Tristan and Michelle, the brains behind Foto Rx Premium Photoshop actions, and the voices behind the blog Besotted. We both have a background in design + branding and are published photographers. Foto Rx allows us to utilize our skill sets and Skillshare has been a happy way of sharing our knowledge with our students. We love when our students have an 'aha' moment and learn a new skill that assists them to grow both creatively and financially!


Easy Patterns in Photoshop (we are talking a couple clicks easy!)

One click Watercolor Effects in Photoshop (add a realistic watercolor effect to your lettering, fonts, illustrations in one click)

Digitize your lettering in Photoshop (quickly learn this invaluable skill and start sharing your lettering and illustrations on line in your own designs!)


Easy product photography editing (finally get whiter backgrounds, this is a game changing set!)

Clean up your lettering and illustration in one click!

Create a branded look for your photographs

Get artsy with our digital cyanotype set

One click watercolor effect styles set


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