Learn Photoshop CC 2018: Fundamentals for Getting Started

Cat Coquillette, Artist at www.catcoq.com

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12 Videos (1h 28m)
    • Introduction

      1:42
    • Get the Software

      1:23
    • Opening Up Photoshop

      11:48
    • Working with Layers

      8:25
    • Creating Shapes and Color

      12:01
    • Working with Text

      12:41
    • Adding Effects

      5:58
    • Removing Backgrounds

      14:57
    • Editing Images

      6:58
    • Saving and Exporting

      10:55
    • Final Thoughts

      0:35
    • Explore More Design Classes

      0:37
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About This Class

Visual communication is more important than ever—learn Photoshop to unlock unlimited potential in your art, career, and more!

Join designer Cat Coquillette for a practical introduction to Adobe Photoshop, today’s most powerful and versatile visual editing program. No previous experience required!

This 90-minute unique lesson sequence goes beyond a standard tutorial. You'll learn more than just definitions and keystrokes—Cat takes you on a journey and teaches you how to use the platform in practical, useful, and real-world ways. Plus, you’ll join Cat in creating a fun web banner that you can use across social media, online shops, and more.

All 10 lessons are packed with frameworks, tips, and demonstration. You’ll gain a complete understanding of how to work in layers (the core principle of Photoshop) and learn techniques that creatives and professionals use everyday, including:

  • Combining text and image
  • Making quick photo edits
  • Adding graphic effects for emphasis
  • Exporting your work for easy workflows

This class is for everyone: social media editors, small businesses, and designers—anyone looking to expand their visual skills! Whether you’re opening Photoshop for the first time or looking to round out your skills, you’ll gain a framework for creating and editing images that help you reach your goals.

By the end, you’ll have a fun banner you can use anywhere on the web and a new skill for your creative and professional toolkit!

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Cat was awesome! Good pace to follow along. Thank you so much for sharing my friend!
Very informative and easy to follow, a lot of great advice for people just starting photoshop.
love this class everything is simple and clear to the point!

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Cat Coquillette

Artist at www.catcoq.com

Hello there! My name is Cat Coquillette and I am a location-independent artist and designer. I'm the founder of CatCoq, an illustration and design brand formerly based out of Kansas City, USA. Thanks to my success with selling my art online, I now travel the world as a permanent "nomad" and find creative inspiration all around the globe.

For the latest works-in-progress, travel, and inspiration, check out my Instagram!

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