Photoshop CC 2019: Create an Instagram Style Image - Learn to Cutout, Add Strokes, Text & Shapes

Benjamin Halsall, Final Cut Pro X & Adobe Courses

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9 Lessons (21m)
    • 1. Class Introduction

      0:18
    • 2. Square Document Setup in Photoshop

      0:39
    • 3. Placing a Background in Your Design

      2:01
    • 4. Cutting Out Your Image Step-by-Step

      7:05
    • 5. Add a Border to Your Cutout

      3:15
    • 6. Add a Shadow to Your Image

      1:34
    • 7. Add Type to Your Image

      1:30
    • 8. Adding an Outline Stroke & Drop Shadow to Type

      1:21
    • 9. Create and Modify Shapes for Your Design

      2:59

About This Class

In this easy to follow class, you will learn how to create an awesome Instagram style square image using Adobe Photoshop. The Instagram app is great for creating images but learning how to do this in Photoshop will give you a level of control in your design as well as skills that transfer to working with other platforms such as Facebook or your own website.

Techniques covered

  • Cutting Out Images
  • Creating Outlines for Images
  • Working with Layers and Creating Backgrounds
  • Adding Type
  • Adding & Modifying Graphic Shapes
  • Using the Direct Selection Tool
  • Blending Layers