By Sam Parulekar, Graphic Designer

Photoshop 2021 Essential Training : The Basics

Language: English
All Levels

Course description

Are you struggling to learn Photoshop on your own? This course will allow you to use Photoshop professionally. You will be able to add Photoshop to your CV & start getting paid for your Photoshop skills. In this course I will teach you everything you need to know about getting started with Photoshop. You'll learn how to use Photoshop for use in Graphic Design & for Photoshop Retouching. This course is for beginners. You do not need any previous knowledge of Photoshop, photography or design. We will start right at the beginning and work our way through step by step. You will learn the Photoshop 'secret sauce' . There are exercise files available to download so that you can follow along with me in the videos. If you have never opened Photoshop before or you have already opened Photoshop and are struggling with the basics, follow me and together we will learn how to make beautiful images using Photoshop.

Related Skills

Course overview - 24

  • Introduction

  • Download and Install Files

  • Opening Files

  • Opening Photoshop files from Bridge

  • Opening Photoshop files from Lightroom Classic

  • A tour of the Photoshop Interface

  • Working with Multiple documents

  • Panning and Zooming documents

  • Viewing Images using different screen modes

  • Arranging the panels you use most often

  • Switching and Saving Workspaces

  • Customizing the toolbar

  • Modifying Keyboard shortcuts to boost Productivity

  • Basics of Digital Imaging

  • Cropping, Straightening and Increasing Canvas size

  • Exploring Layer Basics

  • Loading, Selecting, Aligning and Distributing Layers

  • Changing layer opacity, adding shape layers, and creating layer groups

  • Merging and flattening layers

  • Exporting Images

  • Color Basics

  • Brush Essentials

  • Creating, deleting and using Masks

  • The Beginning

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Meet your instructor

Sam Parulekar
Sam ParulekarGraphic Designer
Sam Parulekar is the founder and CEO of I-MIND Training Solutions and Consultancy. He is a graduate from Mumbai University. After gaining sufficient applauds on the training front, he identified that he is destined for training and there was no looking back from that point on wards. In 1992, he started his own training institute which ran successfully for 13 years, making its mark as pioneers in Computer Training. Later he took a brief sabbatical and worked as a Training Manager in Wipro. He resigned in 2012 when he decided that it is better to build his own dream. He strongly believes in the maxim that “If you are not busy building your own dream, you would be busy building others dream”. During his two decades of experience he has trained many corporate and individuals in Computer and Behavioral programs. He has also helped many small scale companies set up and establish their brands. He feels that it is time to redeem and wants to share his experience and help others build their dreams. He is also a certified Yoga Teacher and strives to implement yoga principles in his training programs so that the participants become more receptive and better healthy individuals. He has written more than 20 books on management and behavioral topics which are available on internet sites. He is an ardent lover of music and reads voraciously. In his spare time he is either writing books or composing music on his piano, guitar and flute. He lives in Mumbai with his wife Harshada and his mother. He has more than 25 programs on Graphics and Design which are on sale on different elearning platforms. All his elearning programs revolve around Adobe products, Autocad, Design, Logo Development, Yoga and Meditation.