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Learn Photoshop CC 2018: Fundamentals for Getting Started

Cat Coquillette, Artist at www.catcoq.com

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12 Lessons (1h 28m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. Get the Software

    • 3. Opening Up Photoshop

    • 4. Working with Layers

    • 5. Creating Shapes and Color

    • 6. Working with Text

    • 7. Adding Effects

    • 8. Removing Backgrounds

    • 9. Editing Images

    • 10. Saving and Exporting

    • 11. Final Thoughts

    • 12. Explore More Design Classes

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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 Coquillette

Artist at www.catcoq.com

Hello there! I'm Cat Coquillette.

I'm a location-independent artist and designer, as well as the founder of CatCoq, my illustration and design brand.

I'm formerly from Kansas City, USA, but thanks to my success with selling my art online, I now travel the world 24/7 as a permanent "nomad". I find creative inspiration from all corners of the planet. 

For the latest works-in-progress, travel, and inspiration, check out my Instagram. You can also ...

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