Fundamentals of Photoshop: Color, Swatches, and Blending (Photoshop IV)

Meg Lewis, Designer

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13 Lessons (50m)
    • 1. Trailer

      0:40
    • 2. Intro to Color Windows

      0:23
    • 3. Color Settings and Windows

      3:42
    • 4. Intro to Swatches

      0:26
    • 5. Swatches and Foreground/Background Colors

      6:00
    • 6. Intro to Blending, Opacity, and Transparency

      0:27
    • 7. Blending Modes, Transparency, Opacity

      4:16
    • 8. Intro to Filters

      0:26
    • 9. Filters

      6:59
    • 10. Intro to Brushes

      0:29
    • 11. Brushes

      6:02
    • 12. Retro Poster Project

      19:24
    • 13. More Creative Classes on Skillshare

      0:33
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Project Description

Create a retro poster using color and typography

ABOUT THE SERIES

This is the first class in the free 5-class series on Adobe Photoshop CC for beginners that'll run from March 1 – March 31st 2015. Each week, you’ll create projects in Photoshop and submit your work on Skillshare for feedback from your classmates, pushing your skills even further.

If you complete all project assignments before the final deadline, you’ll be eligible to receive a free voucher to take the Adobe Certified Associate exam in Photoshop (a $95 value). The top student chosen by the class teaching assistants (TAs) will also be awarded 1 free year of Creative Cloud membership. Judging will be based on quality of projects submitted and student participation.

You can view the entire Syllabus for this series here, http://skl.sh/photoshop-course-syllabus

CLASS ASSIGNMENT

With this assignment, you'll be creating a retro poster of your own. This project will walk you through everything you need to know about using color in Photoshop. Get started by making a poster for your favorite band, a party that you're thinking of hosting, or an old movie that your friend enjoy.

Download the detailed step-by-step project guide for this class below.

CLASS DELIVERABLE

Upload an image of your retro poster.

ASSIGNMENT DUE DATE

Project Due – Saturday March 28th 11pm PST

IMPORTANT NOTICE

A trial of Adobe Photoshop CC or Creative Cloud membership will be needed to get the most out of this course. If you’re not a Creative Cloud member we recommend that you download a free 30-day trial of Adobe Photoshop CC when you start the course.

→ Click here to start your 30-day free trial of Adobe Photoshop CC

→ Click here to purchase a Creative Cloud membership

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