Photoshop for Learning: Taking the First Step

E-learning Uncovered

While developing ideas for this series on Adobe Photoshop, I was reminded of one of the best gifts I ever received. This is especially true for Adobe Photoshop. The first time you launched Adobe Photoshop your first thought perhaps was “now what do I do?” Photoshop Panels.

Placebo Effect in Video Games, Photoshop’s Hidden Gems, & Non-Linear eLearning: This Week on #BLPLearn

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Photoshop’s Hidden Gems . Here’s a short video about Photoshop hidden gems I found on The one that impresses me is Photoshop’s ability to generate multiple images from the same layer just by changing the layer name. Personally, I love this feature, and think it speeds up the process of sizing images…whether it’s used for web apps in digital publishing or print material. 4 Adobe Photoshop CC Hidden Gems.

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It Takes a Village, Photoshop, and Microcopy: This Week on #BLPLearn

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The Post PSD Era doesn’t want to kill designers’, from Trevor Connolly, discusses how designers are needed more than ever now that PSDs are falling by the wayside as the building blocks of web designs. It talks about the positives and negatives of using Photoshop, changes necessary for a PSD-free workflow & more. #BLPLearn is our way of saving all of the great content our team curates… and sharing it with the wider community.

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. Essential Photoshop terms. As a software program, Photoshop is mostly used for creating and editing raster images and graphics. New document settings in Photoshop.

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. You need to be a Photoshop expert to be competitive in photography, graphic design, art and web design. 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. In a fast-paced, competitive global business arena, just getting by isn’t good enough.

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. Web Design.

Wireframe Podcast

Adobe Captivate

Blog Instructional Design Tutorials Adobe Creative Cloud Adobe Photoshop blog content design instructional designer Interface media podcast teaching other designers universal design Universal Design for Learning User Interface web designsWireframe Podcast. Here’s the trailer for the series. link]. Here are a couple of the standout episodes for me. Good Design is Good Civics.

Celebrate Independence Day With DIY Web Design


However, while the rest of us are celebrating with watermelons and barbequed burgers, web designers are celebrating with a different kind of Fireworks. With web content growing exponentially since the dot com boom, maybe you have wondered how to design or edit your own website. Likewise, bitmap editors, such as Photoshop, are better for hand drawings, retouching, and photo-realistic illustrations. Perhaps you are interested in other web design tools.

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How to use Photoshop for eLearning – Part 2: Cropping & Resizing


In the first post in this series, I explained the essentials you need to know before getting started with Photoshop. Today, we’ll take a tour of the Photoshop CC interface. How to open and save a document in Photoshop. There are three ways to open a document in Photoshop. You can: Drag one or more images you select in the folder finder tool onto the Photoshop interface. Choose Adobe Photoshop from the “Open with” submenu. Panels in Photoshop.

eLearning: Interesting Weekly Finds #11

Upside Learning

A Web-based drawing tool, which outputs the drawing as PNG file. Interesting that it’s fully developed in HTML5 and features tools like patterns, gradient, spirographs – generally found in big editors like Photoshop etc. It seems a promising step towards a Flash-less web.

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Enter a great Web 2.0 A quick scan of the videos available shows everything from creating a fish-eye look on photos in PhotoShop to drawing equilateral polygons in Windows (if I wanted to, I know now how). emerging trends and technologies help uTIPu Web 2.0

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How WordPress Programmer Play an Efficient Role in Building a Custom Dynamically Website


Programmers can create sites of customer’s advantage and can draw web traffic on your sites. At the point when you hire our talented programmers, you will discover enormous web traffic on your sites. Great web traffic helps in boosting up deals and influences web based showcasing.

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Remix culture and education

Learning with 'e's

In the digital age, where many have access to the participatory web such as social media, it is easier than ever to remix and mashup content. Photoshop is software that allows users to do the same thing with images. For example, some students copy and paste content from the web into their own work, and claim that it is their own. creativity Digital education Garageband learning Photoshop remix schools Technology

Site Definitions

eLearning Blender

The web design class I am taking is really getting my feet wet with Dreamweaver and photoshop. So far, I have been amazed at what you can do with Dreamweaver and photoshop and I am hungry to learn more I am currently working on my portfolio site which will eventually contain a gallery of my work along with some information about me. Something that is confusing me about Dreamweaver is the need for multiple site definitions.

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Tools for Creating Buttons

Learning Developments

My strengths are in web coding and not graphic design but I enjoy tinkering with graphics design and I am trying to learn more. However, I'm wondering if I should explore Adobe Photoshop's capabilities for buttons next. Adobe Illustrator Captivate Graphics Adobe Photoshop Paint Shop ProI just finished a new post at the Integrated Learning Services blog about how to use your own custom buttons in Captivate. This had me thinking -- what is the best way to make buttons?

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Tools for Creating Buttons

Learning Developments

My strengths are in web coding and not graphic design but I enjoy tinkering with graphics design and I am trying to learn more. However, I'm wondering if I should explore Adobe Photoshop's capabilities for buttons next. Tags: Adobe Illustrator Captivate Graphics Adobe Photoshop Paint Shop Pro I just finished a new post at the Integrated Learning Services blog about how to use your own custom buttons in Captivate. This had me thinking -- what is the best way to make buttons?

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Software Shopping

eLearning Blender

Fireworks appears to be very similar to Photoshop with some extra features that will come in handy for web development. I am tempted to go with InDesign because it is far more robust than the program I currently use (MS Publisher) for printed materials and it seems like all of Fireworks perks can be had in other programs if not Photoshop. Jackpot! vs. Atomic Learning

Coffee and Design

Experts in the industry teaching topical classes , e.g., typography, web page layouts, etc. Chris Converse, Creating a Responsive Web Design. Tool training for specific topics or concepts , i.e., not Photoshop CS6 training, but specific Photoshop for Web Design. Chris Converse, Design the Web: Getting CSS from Photoshop. Justin Seeley, Illustrator for Web Design. Bryan Huges, Black and White with Lightroom and Photoshop.

Tablets will replace PCs but not in the way you Think

mLearning Revolution

Crazy talk you say; we need full versions of Microsoft Office, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Avid Studio and Final Cut Pro running on Tablets in order to do that, oh and plenty of USB ports on my Tablets so that I can plug-in my hefty Excel spreadsheets in order to work on them in the train ride on my way home from the office. 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.

Acrobat 9: Pan & Zoom

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

For example, I use Adobe Photoshop and Acrobat nearly every day.   One of the nice Photoshop features that I have grown to rely on is the Navigator, a miniature window of the currently active file. by David R.

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. You can click File > Save for Web. The reason the Save for Web option is so powerful is you can see your images before you export. If you need more information on recording an Action, watch this video on Record Actions by Adobe Photoshop.

5 Super-Easy Techniques for Removing Backgrounds from Stock Images


Using any of the tools and techniques I’ve highlighted here means that you don’t need to take a class, buy Adobe Photoshop, bribe a graphic designer, or have any real expertise to seamlessly integrate stock images into your presentations or training. .

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

Adobe Captivate

From Camera to Adobe Photoshop. Then I imported the monkey Photoshop file into Character Animator where I was able to rig it up and make it come ALIVE with my own performances, and mouth movements via my web cam, and mic. Hi Everybody!

"This Week in mLearning" Podcast: Week #2

mLearning Trends

Snapguide Mobile Web TWmLearning mlearning Mobile AppsWe've put the finishing touches on our second weekly podcast detailing all the happenings in the mobile learning field for the week of April 9, 2012 and you can listen to RJ Jacquez and I talk about the week that was by clicking the link here.

Chicago Based e-Learning Developer? We're looking!

Learning Visions

Ideally, you will: •be highly IT literate and love learning new software •have experience with commercial eLearning development tools like Articulate and Captivate •have knowledge of Flash, HTML, Photoshop and other web development tools •be able to demonstrate a good eye for layout and brand •be passionate about quality and have an eye for detail •be well organized with great communication skills Position Type: Full Time State/Province, Country: Chicago, IL USA Interested?

Acrobat: Portable Indeed!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

I'm off to see if I can figure out how to install Photoshop on my kid's Nintendo DS. Mankin is a Certified Technical Trainer, desktop publisher, computer graphic artist, and Web page developer. by David R.

10 Reasons to Join The eLearning Guild

Web Courseworks

I remember the days when Web Courseworks’ customers did not have online course instructional developers or designers and LMS administrators on staff. Colleges were just starting to offer Photoshop courses and were just including HTML and Macromedia in their curriculum. The post 10 Reasons to Join The eLearning Guild appeared first on Web Courseworks.

Introducing Tech Tuesday toolbox

Mike Taylor

Open almost any image format like PSD (Photoshop), PXD, Jpeg, PNG (Transparent), webP, SVG and many more. An open-source screen recorder built with web technology. In my experience, most people love tech tips and tools.

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Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | September 11, 2020

Mike Taylor

If you’re not familiar with it, GlideApps lets you create a smartphone web-app from a Google Sheet with out needing to write any code. Open almost any image format like PSD (Photoshop), PXD, Jpeg, PNG (Transparent), webP, SVG and many more.

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Hand-picked Resources to Help You Become an Instructional Designer

SHIFT eLearning

For instance, there seems to be as many web pages on instructional designing strategies and Photoshop tutorials as there are eLearning designers. We have put together a list of Web resources to help you get hold of the most comprehensive and authentic sources of information on eLearning and instructional design. With the coming of the Internet, gathering information on almost everything under the sun has become easier than ever before.

10+ Hacks with Captivate & the Creative Cloud | Introduction

Adobe Captivate

I have been involved in graphic design, multimedia and the web since ’95 (doh. I was a TA at Adobe Max Conference (2017) for a variety of classes in Photoshop, Animate (Flash), and Character Animator, and I was a Speaker at the Adobe eLearning Summit (2017) in conjunction with DevLearn. Hello Everyone! Howdy! I just wanted to introduce myself to the Adobe eLearning Community, I plan to create a new Blog with training videos teaching and showing.

The New Adobe Creative Suite (CS6) is a Sign of the Mobile Times

mLearning Revolution

From inDesign CS6 make it easy to author for multiple devices from a single document, with features like Alternate and Flexible Layouts, linked stories and Liquid Layouts; to Photoshop CS6 including presets for new files that target mobile devices. Oh and of course, let’s not forget all the mobile apps Adobe has been working on, such as Photoshop Touch, Proto, Ideas, Debut, Collage and Kuler, which in some way bridges the user experience between the desktop and mobile.

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Women of We Know Training: Sara Zampa


Sara Zampa, Graphic and Web Designer. I spent more time designing the menu in Photoshop than I did on food pairings.” In celebration of International Women’s Day this year, we are sharing profiles and advice from some of the superstars that make up the We Know Training team. Thank you to these women, and to all the brilliant staff that share their talent, insight, and creativity with us, day-in, day-out.

Design Inspiration

eLearning Brothers

Have you ever created a new file in Photoshop, Flash, or any other application, and found yourself just staring at the blank canvas not knowing where to begin? I search all over the web for cool color combinations, typeface and other design elements. Sometimes the blank canvas can be a little intimidating. I personally love the thought of starting a new file and design. I thrive off the opportunity to be creative and to truly create something new.

20+ Easy Ways Take Your Screen Shots from Boring to Brilliant

Mike Taylor

If you’re taking screenshots of things that are online, why not present them the way everybody sees them – in a web browser. If your screenshots are not from documents or the web, placing them in the appropriate device screen is almost always a good option.

Not All PNG Compressors Are Created Equal

TechSmith Camtasia

Not just for the web. In the case of the Jing logo, it looks like Photoshop is the culprit. When using Photoshop, always use "Save for Web & Devices." This week's Dev Corner post is brought to you by Eric Jensen. Not All PNG Compressors Are Created Equal. Don't believe me? Here's two versions of a Jing logo from one of our press releases. So what's the difference? The image on the right is less than 1/2 the size of the original image on the left.

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1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013

Jane Hart

60- Flickr 53- Adobe Photoshop. Web browsers. Web conferencing. 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. 1 – In response to a number of requests I’m now collating the blogs of those who are taking part as an update on the introductory blog post - so that the posts can be shared more widely.

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