Adobe Photoshop is used by a wide range of professionals, and web designers are no exception. In this course, we'll look how you can use Photoshop to create wireframes, and complete web site mockups. The course covers creating a custom web workspace and optimizing web graphics, as well as some valuable tips for producing graphics for onscreen delivery. Towards the end of the course we look how you can speed up your workflow with Photoshop's automation tools.
Is Photoshop useful for web design?
Yes! Photoshop is ideal for creating mockups for web pages and sites. It has a vast set of tools and commands that allow for making spot-on visual representations of what you want your web page(s) to look like.
What will I learn in this course?
You will learn:
How to get started in Photoshop with a new document, workspace, and artboards
How to create a wireframe in Photoshop using a grid system
How to prepare and create a mockup with Photoshop's tools
Selecting colors, choosing typefaces, and adding background images
Image file types and image optimization
What other tools are good for web design?
Aside from Photoshop, some other great web design tools include:
Sketch (by Bohemian Coding)
Who should take this course?
Anyone who wants to learn how to use Photoshop to design web pages, especially those interested or working in web design/web development.
Are there prerequisites to this course?
Nope, this course is intended for beginners, so it assumes no prior experience with Photoshop or web design.