Photoshop CC Creating Social Media Graphics

This course explores using artboards in Photoshop to design social media graphics. You'll learn to use image backgrounds and text to create images in a variety of sizes for various social media platforms.
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
May 30, 2018
Duration
1h 19m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
May 30, 2018
Duration
1h 19m
Description

Social media sites have different size and dimension requirements for images and posts, and it can be tricky to use the same image with different sizes. Using artboards in Photoshop simplifies this process, allowing you to make several sizes at the same time. In this course, Photoshop CC Creating Social Media Graphics, you will learn how to create multiple social media graphics at once. First, using artboards you will learn how to format images to fit different dimensions. Next, you will explore how to use Content-Aware to move and crop images to fit the required sizes. Finally, you’ll discover how to add text to your images, and how to save them for easy sharing on social media. By the end of this course, you will have a template to make more social media graphics in groups, saving you time by speeding up your workflow.

About the author
About the author

Melissa Piccone has been using Photoshop to create and design since it was released. Her expert knowledge and experience with Adobe applications and her love of teaching have culminated in a long career as an Adobe Certified Instructor, Technical Trainer and Adobe Community Professional.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hello everyone. My name is Melissa Piccone, and welcome to my course, Creating Social Media Graphics with Photoshop. I'm an Adobe trainer. I'm also a user group manager for a user group in Denver, Colorado. I'm an Adobe Community Professional, and you can find me on my website at creativetraining. live. Social media is how we communicate today. We need eye-catching graphics to compete to get attention. In this course, we're going to create those graphics in Photoshop. Some of the major topics that we'll cover include using artboards to be able to create multiple images at once; how to make your images fit in different sizes and formats; adding backgrounds, gradients, borders, and text. By the end of this course, you'll know how to quickly and easily create social media graphics in Photoshop. Before beginning the course, it's helpful to be a little bit familiar with Photoshop, but not necessary. I hope you'll join me today to learn Creating Social Media Graphics with Photoshop, here at Pluralsight.