Converting Cutout People Photos into Sketched Drawings in Photoshop

eLearning Brothers

Learn how to create awesome sketch characters using this simple technique in Adobe Photoshop. . Add another tool into your eLearning toolbox. Watch the tutorial below: Trouble viewing the video? Click here to watch the video on our YouTube page.

3 FREE Alternatives to Adobe Photoshop


Not all of us in instructional design can whip up a professionally altered photo in Photoshop. Personally I find Photoshop tool rather confusing (I know I'm not the only one), so I more often than not use one of these tools to get the job done 10x faster.

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Free 13-hour Photoshop course for Beginners

Adobe Captivate

Do you have courses with images or photos that you wanted to edit to make them look better or relevant for your course? Captivate and Photoshop make a powerful combination to put that to work.

How to Make Cutout People Images in Photoshop

eLearning Brothers

Creating your own cutouts for use in your eLearning courses might seem a little scary to the uninitiated, but with a little practice, it quickly becomes even easier than clipping someone out of a Polaroid photo with scissors.

Get started with Photoshop for eLearning design


With just a few quick lessons in Photoshop, I was able to help these colleagues become confident about using this great eLearning design tool. Trust me, Photoshop is actually easy and very cool. If you don’t have Photoshop already, you can download it here and try it free for 30 days.

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Learning with 'e's

Many others rely on digital image making, where the art comes in the composition, cropping, and digital manipulation of the image using Photoshop and other software. It was a pleasure to spend some time with Jonathan Worth following his ALT-C keynote in Manchester last week.

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176 Free Video Tutorials to help you learn Adobe Photoshop CC

Adobe Captivate

In this Adobe Photoshop CC training course, you will learn how to use the worlds most popular graphics and photo editing software. This training is designed for the absolute beginner, and you will learn Adobe Photoshop CC from the ground up, with no prior experience required.

Design skill – add hat to photo


Sometimes you have an accessory or tool, such as a hat, that you’d like to add to a photo of a person. Maybe you have this great photo of Meg, but you’re using her in a safety scenario to train factory workers. Adding a hat in Photoshop.

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Do This to Your Images Before Adding to Your Captivate eLearning

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate FAQs Videos Background Images background images in fluid boxes captivate images faqs images Photoshop stock_photos videosThe post Do This to Your Images Before Adding to Your Captivate eLearning appeared first on eLearning.

25 Online Resources to Make You a Photoshop Expert


Photoshop is the leading photo editing software on the market, with hundreds of functions and applications. While almost anyone can crop a photo, even the pros take years to master the use of the myriad tools - from color correction to more dramatic editing.

Raise the Bar: Removing Backgrounds in Photoshop by Mark Lassoff

Learning Solutions Magazine

Removing photo backgrounds so you can use an object in an image is a common task in Photoshop, but it’s not an easy one. Upon mastering this task, you can composite engaging images for inclusion in your learning content. Design & Development Tools Graphic Design Learning Media Professional Development

Learn a New Skill: Why You Need to Learn Adobe Photoshop


If you’re a designer, marketer, visual communications employee, or work any type of creative job Adobe Photoshop skills are a must. That is, those of you out there working in leadership, support, sales, development, and maybe even accounting (I admit this one is a stretch, but you never know) may someday be called on to utilize the visual prowess of Photoshop. Plus, Photoshop is fun! Three reasons you should learn Photoshop: 1. Old photo restoration.

Stock Photo Image and Other Media Sources

Tony Karrer

EveryStockPhoto is a search engine for creative commons photos, located in Vancouver, BC. This is a single integrated search, allowing users to bookmark their photos with private and public tags, and increasingly we will be offering advanced searching options , rating systems and other tools. You can search for photos, see which photos are the most popular, and which ones have the highest ratings or the most downloads. 4) Stock.xchng Close to 200,000 photos.

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5 Lessons for Learning Photoshop

E-learning Uncovered

Adobe Photoshop, that amazing image editing tool that seems to fall somewhere between technology and just pure magic. Perhaps the first software to become genericized, Adobe Photoshop has a reach that extends into all markets, including education. There is no default tool in Photoshop.

Gamification In Application Software Training


Adobe LevelUp is a free plug-in that turns learning Photoshop into an interesting experience. These tasks are built around key Photoshop functions such as removing redeye, whitening teeth, and replacing the colors in a photo.



Adobe LevelUp is a free plug-in that turns learning Photoshop into an interesting experience. These tasks are built around key Photoshop functions such as removing redeye, whitening teeth, and replacing the colors in a photo.

Use Avatar Characters to Guide your Learners

Adobe Captivate

Guest Blog by: Bryan Jones, author of the Assets eLearning Blog and President of, a stock photo site for the eLearning industry. Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Training and Tutorials Whats new "Elearning authoring tools" Actors Adobe Captivate 6 Adobe Presenter 8 Avatars Characters Design Ease of use Guest post Photoshop PowerPoint rapid elearning

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Five Free Image Editors Worth Trying For eLearning

The eLearning Coach

In the world of image or graphic editors, Adobe Photoshop remains the gold standard when it comes to image editing software. If you’ve been hunting for an alternative to Photoshop, here are five free photo editing tools you may want to consider.

5 FREE Tools For Instructional Designers


Many elearning developers have similar programs in their “toolbox” You’ll find Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, Lectora Inspire, Adobe Photoshop, Snagit, stock photo memberships, premium templates, and so on.

Join us at DevLearn this October!

AXIOM Learning Solutions

Kirsten has two sessions: BYOD: Solving ID Emergencies with Photoshop and Illustrator Oct. “Not every team has a graphic designer, and even those that do may still need instructional designers to help with photo and artwork edits. What are you doing the week before Halloween?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Review of Free Online Photo Editors (ExtremeTech)

Mark Oehlert

» September 04, 2007 Review of Free Online Photo Editors (ExtremeTech) Installed software is just so rapidly becoming irrelevant. The latest case-in-point for me comes from online photo editors. I was using pixer and was happy but then it started having these weird hiccups and I switched over to fauxto (pronounced like photo, get it?) I just have to say using fauxto is a lot like using photoshop.

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Personalizing Adobe Captivate Characters

Adobe Captivate

with a little bit of photo editing know-how. Using photo editing software (I used Photoshop CC), I removed the neck line and white background. Captivate offers a lot of generic characters to use in your courses.

Add Flavor to your projects with Beautiful Assets with Adobe Stock | 10+ Hacks with Captivate & the Creative Cloud

Adobe Captivate

Easily add images, photos, videos, or placeholders without even leaving Captivate! Learn how to use a photo to help find similar photos that match. Download photos from inside of Captivate, and have them waiting in your graphic designers library – Inside of Photoshop (or Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere, Dreamweaver etc.)

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3 Steps to Graphic Record Your Next Vacation


Taking hundreds of photos on vacation end up in cloud storage and forgotten. Try restricting yourself to less than a 100 photos on your next vacation! Even though care was taken in choosing what photos to take, most of the developed photos ended up as blurry or over exposed.

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Tablets will replace PCs but not in the way you Think

mLearning Revolution

printing problems, no optical drives (for backups I suppose), and that they won’t run power software, including Adobe Photoshop, Avid Studio, and Microsoft OneNote. (image credit: [link].

How to Remove the Background From a Picture

TechSmith Camtasia

You can make the background of an image transparent with an advanced photo editor like Photoshop , with TechSmith’s Snagit , or with a variety of other tools. However, Snagit is the perfect Photoshop alternative to make an image transparent if you aren’t familiar with high-end tools.

How to Play the eLearning File Size Game Without Losing Quality

eLearning Brothers

Decrease File Size in Photoshop. As I mentioned earlier, it is easier to compress images mainly because Photoshop makes things so easy. You can preview images in the Save for Web option in Photoshop. Iwould hate to see anyone in eLearningdownsizing photos one by one.

Meet an Intellezy Team Member


Favorite Program and Why: I’m a big fan of Photoshop. Any person out there with a camera or even a phone can find a use for Photoshop. Besides using it for work purposes, I love retouching photos and adding vignettes to really bring photos to life.

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Authoring Tools for E-Learning: The Definitive Guide


Learning Curves: We’ll use the example of photoshop here. The first time you peak at photoshop, there is a ton of functionality. Version Control: We have probably all taken a photo for Instagram before.

How to Remove the Background From an Image

TechSmith Camtasia

You can make the background of an image transparent with an advanced photo editor like Photoshop , with TechSmith’s Snagit , or with a variety of other tools. However, Snagit is the perfect Photoshop alternative to make an image transparent if you aren’t familiar with high-end tools.

Intro to “Make Your eLearning Come Alive with Animated Characters”

Adobe Captivate

From Camera to Adobe Photoshop. So I took a Picture of a stuffed Monkey I have, brought it into Photo, dropped out the background, and cut it up to separate pieces(head, eyes, body, arms, legs, etc.). Hi Everybody!

E-learning challenge #242 - Technology meets Education

STEP 1: PHOTO EDITING. Then using Photoshop's awesome capabilities I managed to extract every single province of the country and made it into a 3d version that looks exactly like the 2d version that I found online. call my entry "Greece - folk music guide".

Be a Stock Photography Model!


But what if you don’t want to spend hours searching for the perfect stock photo, or you just can’t find one that demonstrates your industry? Or maybe your learners are tired of seeing the same impersonal stock photo used over and over. The way you frame your photo is very important.

Software Training with Stories

Experiencing eLearning

For example, layer masks are a critical tool in Photoshop. This tutorial puts layer masks in context by creating a realistic scenario (merging together two wedding photos for a client). There are plenty of tutorials out there explaining various features of Photoshop.

Say “cheese” for social networking

From the Coleface

As staff all have profiles on the portal, we communicated the expectation that people would post a photo of themselves on their profile…it makes communication feel a whole lot less impersonal that email. There are some obvious reasons why you’d want your photo there e.g. it raises your profile in the organisation, increases the chances that people will remember your name. Posting up a photo is not exactly difficult and should take all of 20 seconds.

Learn a New Skill: Create Engaging Visual Content with Canva


For example, photos on Facebook receive more likes , comments, and shares than text, videos, and links. On Twitter, tweets with images average twice the engagement rate as tweets without images, and links with embedded photos perform 29% better than tweets with text and links.

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1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013

Jane Hart

Photo/image. 60- Flickr 53- Adobe Photoshop. It has been good to see the varied interest in the 10 Tools Challenge both on my blog and Twitter as well as on other social channels – so here are a few updates.

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