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Workflow Tips for Web Design in Photoshop

by Kurt Jones

Throughout the duration of these lessons we'll be sharing with you some helpful tips to maximize your time when working on web design related projects in Photoshop. Software required: Photoshop CC 14.2.1.

What you'll learn

Throughout the duration of these lessons we'll be sharing with you some helpful tips to maximize your time when working on web design related projects in Photoshop. We'll begin by focusing how to stay organized by naming, grouping, and color coding layers for your project. From here we'll also cover the benefit of working with guides when placing visual elements in your design. Following this we'll learn how to create seamless textures and patterns and how we can keep them clean and consistent. Along the way we'll also tackle working with vector shapes for boarders and frames, and using clipping and layer masks. Finally, we'll finish by working with smart objects and how they can save you a lot time by linking them. After watching these lessons, you'll be able to save a lot of time when working on your own web related mockups in Photoshop. Software required: Photoshop CC 14.2.1.

About the author

Kurt is a design tutor at Pluralsight. Ever since he could hold a crayon, Kurt has been in love with drawing. Apart from his dedication to training artists at Pluralsight, Kurt has an extensive background in illustration. He has previously worked for a book publisher, as well as Rhythm and Hues Studios. It was through his extensive industry background that Kurt learned the way of the Wacom, and that the Pen tool is truly mightier than the sword.

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