Learn Photoshop & Make a Meme: Introducing the Interface, Layers, Cutouts & Shapes Premium class

Benjamin Halsall, Teaching YouTubers, Creatives & Lovers of Design

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11 Videos (1h 1m)
    • Introduction

      1:25
    • Overview of Photoshop's Interface

      9:36
    • Navigating & Zooming Into Your Designs

      3:36
    • Intro to Resolution in Photoshop

      5:40
    • Cutout - Method #1 - The Lasso Tool

      6:43
    • Cutout - Method #2 - Lasso & Layer Mask

      8:29
    • Create a Graphic Background

      7:22
    • Add a Drop Shadow Effect

      2:36
    • Create Type in Photoshop

      6:07
    • Create Type in Photoshop (New Upload)

      6:07
    • Export & Upload Your Meme

      3:35

About This Class

This series of video classes focuses on how visual arts students can use Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator & Adobe InDesign. The courses will take it from the top and introduce each piece of software as well is where it can, and cannot, be useful. The next class in this series Digital Studio 2: Line Drawing & Painting Fundamentals introduces Photoshop's awesome painting tools.

In Digital Studio 1 (shortly to be followed by Digital Studio 2, 3 etc) we will be introducing Photoshop with a run through of how to create layers, text, shapes and how to cut out images. We'll be using a meme as the theme and having some fun as we get to grips with Photoshop's core tools.

In this class you will learn your pixels from your polygons. How to work with transparency in Photoshop (and eventually in InDesign & Illustrator too). We will look at colour and image manipulation and of course how to export and output your work for screen or print.

So lets get started with Digital Studio 1: Introducing Photoshop and make some meme's.

If you have any questions then just send me a message.

Other classes in the The Digital Studio series

Digital Studio 1: Interface, Layers, Cutouts & Shapes (aka Introduces Photoshop & Makes a Meme)

Digital Studio 2: Photoshop Drawing & Painting Fundamentals

Digital Studio 3: Color Correction, Retouching & Compositing in Photoshop

Digital Studio 4: Shape Essentials in Adobe Illustrator

Digital Studio 5: Create Polygonal Patterns in Adobe Illustrator

Digital Studio 6: Photoshop Essentials Q&A

Digital Studio 7: Adobe Illustrators Essential Tools - Carving a Pumpkin

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Just what I was looking for! Excellent step by step information to create a meme using Photoshop.
Perfect for learning the basics of photoshop.

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Benjamin Halsall

Teaching YouTubers, Creatives & Lovers of Design

For the designer in you I create fun short lessons in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator & Adobe InDesign. I include some creative and technical tips in all my lessons which are always easy to follow. Check out my popular Banksy Yourself Photoshop Class, how to create Polygonal Patterns in Adobe Illustrator or my Photoshop Drawing & Painting Fundamentals.

For Final Cut Pro X editors check out my course Learn Final Cut Pro X in 25 Minutes or learn how to put video inside type, create grunge style text or my basic and advanced split screen tutorials.

I look forward to seeing your projects and am always happy to answer your questions.