About the Instructor: Hello students! My name is Viktoria and I was learning Photoshop from Beginner to Advanced by myself. It was 6 years ago when I started to learn Photoshop and until today I continue to learn it. That's why I want to share the knowledge and skills which I have with you! Everyone can learn and after that work in Photoshop as a professional designer. It's easier than you think! Why did I start to learn Photoshop?When I decided to start my first YouTube channel. I was creating the first thumbnail for my first video and the Program which I used was Photoshop. This is how I started to learn Photoshop. I still remember that day and how hard it was for me. But I wanted to start working in Photoshop like a professional and improve my skills. That's why I am still learning Photoshop and trying to increase my skills every day. Why do you need to learn Photoshop?There are many reasons why you should learn Photoshop. Learning Photoshop is essential if you work in a graphic design, web design, or user experience role. Whether creating flyers, brochures, or email newsletters, there is a need to know Photoshop for optimizing and retouching images.1. Photoshop can help you get a jobFor those just entering the workforce, Photoshop can be a great skill to help them get a job. Many jobs require Photoshop skills, and this is especially true with design roles such as graphic designer, web designer, or user interface designer.2. Photoshop can improve your careerIf you already have a job, adding Photoshop to your list of skills can make you a more valuable employee. It allows you to work on a variety of additional projects and may provide opportunities for advancement or the ability to work on a more diverse set of projects.3. Make Money with PhotoshopFreelance job opportunities exist for retouching images with Photoshop, or full-time jobs with good pay exist for those willing to learn related skills and work in graphic design, web design, UX design. All these fields make it possible to earn money with Photoshop skills.4. Learning Photoshop is funWhile learning Photoshop can enhance your career opportunities, it can also be personally rewarding. Whether using Photoshop to retouch images, or create compositions adding text and graphics, or building a funny animated GIF, you can put Photoshop skills to use in many ways. What will you do in Photoshop after learning it?1. Edit your photosLearning how to make complicated photo manipulations takes time, but it's easy to make your photos brighter or delete spots. Not to mention that you can resize or crop them with one touch of a button.2. Create actionsWhen you take many photos for your blog or Instagram, you might find yourself editing every image the same way. To avoid it you can create actions to do that for you. They are very helpful when you are editing batches of images.3. Create images for your blog or social mediaYou can use Photoshop to edit a photo or create a colorful background, add lines or shapes, and then add text.4. Create image templatesYou can make images almost every day, but you don't need to spend hours creating them. That's why you can create image templates in Photoshop.5. Make mood boards or photo collagesYou can use mood boards for your blog, client work, or even when you want to redecorate your home. Making photo collages using your holiday photos is also fun and easy.6. Make website mockupsWhen you start a website, you often start by drawing it. It's very easy to make website mockups and you can move things around and many changes before you start coding.7. Create worksheets and printablesYou can create worksheets and share them with your audience as a content upgrade.8. Create infographicsInfographics are great if you want your posts to be shared on social media. They are very popular on Pinterest because vertical images are easier to view.9. Design sidebar adsYou can easily create a blog button using your logo or text and advertise on other blogs. Or if you want to add other blogs or ads in your sidebar, you can optimize the images and make them fit your sidebar using Photoshop.10. Create photo manipulationsPhotoshop is best known for photo manipulations. You can use your imagination and create surreal images or you can transform a less than flattering photo into a stunning one. About the course: This course is designed specifically for students who are just starting to learn Photoshop. We will fully explore the Photoshop interface, settings, and functionality. You should understand the interface and capabilities of Photoshop, as this will help you in further work on projects in Photoshop. This course includes theory and practice lectures. First, we will start with the theory and basics of Photoshop. After that, we will learn how to make some projects and how to use theory basics skills in creating projects. Plan of the course: SECTION 1: Introduction to Photoshop CCLection 1: History of PhotoshopLection 2: Basic PrinciplesLection 3: ResolutionsLection 4: File ExtensionsLection 5: Setting the PreferencesLection 6: How to open RAW files in photoshop?SECTION 2: Photoshop Preferences For BeginnersLection 1: The General PreferencesLection 2: Interface PreferencesLection 3: Tools PreferencesLection 4: File Handling PreferencesLection 5: Performance PreferencesLection 6: Scratch Disks PreferencesSECTION 3: Getting started work with PhotoshopLection 1: Creating a new document in Photoshop for the first timeLection 2: Opening an existing image in Photoshop for the first timeLection 3: Closing images in Photoshop with saving or without saving itSECTION 4: Learning General Structure of Photoshop's interfaceLection 1: What is Photoshop's Canvas area?Lection 2: What is Photoshop's Menu Bar?Lection 3: What is Photoshop's Toolbar or Tools panel?Lection 4: What is Photoshop's Options Bar (Control Panel)?Lection 5: What are Photoshop's Panels?Lection 6: What is Photoshop's Search Bar?Lection 7: What is Photoshop's Workspace?SECTION 5: Photoshop Menu Bar OptionsLection 1: 12 items of the Menu Bar in PhotoshopLection 2: The File menu in PhotoshopLection 3: The Edit menu in PhotoshopLection 4: The Image menu in PhotoshopLection 5: The Layer menu in PhotoshopLection 6: The Select menu in PhotoshopLection 7: The Type menu in PhotoshopLection 8: The Filter menu in PhotoshopLection 9: The Analysis menu in PhotoshopLection 10: The 3D menu in PhotoshopLection 11: The View menu in PhotoshopLection 12: The Window menu in PhotoshopLection 13: The Help menu in PhotoshopSECTION 6: Photoshop Tools and ToolbarLection 1: Photoshop tools layoutLection 2: Move and Selection tools in PhotoshopLection 3: Crop and Slice tools in PhotoshopLection 4: Measurement tools in PhotoshopLection 5: Retouching and Painting tools in PhotoshopLection 6: Drawing and Type tools in PhotoshopLection 7: Navigation tools in PhotoshopYou can learn Photoshop even if you are a beginner with no previous experience! 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