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Photoshop CC for Web Design

with Justin Seeley

Video: Welcome

Learn to create UI elements, web graphics, wireframes, and functional mockups that transition beautifully and easily to production with Photoshop.
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  1. 3m 2s
    1. Welcome
      1m 23s
    2. Using exercise files
    3. How to send feedback
      1m 10s
  2. 11m 25s
    1. Understanding the "new web"
      2m 39s
    2. Why use Photoshop for web design?
      5m 22s
    3. Decoding screen size and resolution
      3m 24s
  3. 22m 5s
    1. Creating a web design workspace
      4m 0s
    2. Creating documents for web projects
      4m 51s
    3. Understanding web color models
      5m 4s
    4. Adjusting Photoshop color settings
      5m 36s
    5. Creating a developer-friendly file
      2m 34s
  4. 11m 47s
    1. What is responsive design?
      5m 26s
    2. Choosing the right breakpoints for your design
      3m 37s
    3. Creating responsive templates in Photoshop
      2m 44s
  5. 38m 25s
    1. Reviewing client specs
      4m 2s
    2. Creating a sketch
      5m 53s
    3. Exploring grid systems
      11m 14s
    4. Setting up your project
      6m 12s
    5. Building your wireframe with shapes and text
      11m 4s
  6. 18m 42s
    1. Developing a color theme
      4m 37s
    2. Choosing the right fonts
      5m 51s
    3. Setting up character and paragraph styles
      4m 51s
    4. Finding images for your mockup
      3m 23s
  7. 21m 11s
    1. Choosing a UI theme
      3m 43s
    2. Using icon fonts and sets
      5m 46s
    3. Adding UI elements to your wireframe
      9m 7s
    4. Saving UI elements as shapes
      2m 35s
  8. 40m 42s
    1. Applying your color scheme
      6m 26s
    2. Styling navigation
      4m 58s
    3. Styling input areas
      9m 0s
    4. Adding copy from your client
      3m 26s
    5. Adding images to your mockup
      13m 29s
    6. Adding the finishing touches to your design
      3m 23s
  9. 23m 7s
    1. Understanding when to use images vs. CSS
      3m 35s
    2. Decoding web file formats
      2m 38s
    3. Optimizing individual images
      4m 25s
    4. Using the Photoshop web asset generator
      8m 24s
    5. How and when to use SVGs
      4m 5s
  10. 10m 27s
    1. What is an image sprite?
      1m 32s
    2. Developing a sprite grid
      3m 17s
    3. Assembling your sprite
      3m 3s
    4. Optimizing sprite images
      2m 35s
  11. 20m 51s
    1. Creating and using CSS with Photoshop
      6m 36s
    2. Exporting HTML from Photoshop to an integrated development environment (IDE)
      3m 20s
    3. Using Edge Reflow to test responsive designs
      7m 54s
    4. Using Photoshop files in Muse websites
      3m 1s
  12. 1m 33s
    1. Goodbye
      1m 33s

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Photoshop CC for Web Design
Video duration: 0s 3h 43m Intermediate


The web design landscape is constantly changing, but Photoshop is still a classic. Designers use it to create UI elements, web graphics, wireframes, and functional mockups. Designs that transition beautifully and easily to production. Join staff author Justin Seeley as he reveals how Photoshop is used in the modern web design workflow. Together, you'll create a mockup for a creative company that contains responsive templates, a fully developed color and font theme, and a UI kit full of buttons, navigation bars, check boxes, and other ready-to-use interface elements. He also shows how to optimize web graphics, create image sprites, and integrate other apps like Illustrator and Muse in your web design workflow. Follow along, and learn how to design better web deliverables for your next project.

Topics include:
  • Why use Photoshop for web design?
  • Decoding the mysteries behind screen size and resolution
  • Giving your website a purpose with a content strategy
  • Customizing a web workspace in Photoshop
  • Designing responsively
  • Creating wireframes on a grid
  • Choosing colors and fonts
  • Developing a UI kit with Photoshop
  • Assembling a page mockup
  • Creating image sprites
  • Optimizing images
  • Integrating with the rest of the Adobe Creative Cloud
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Hello. And welcome to Photoshop CC for Web Design. My name is Justin Seely, and I'm a staff author here at The goal of this course is to show you how Photoshop can and is being used in modern web design work flows. I'm going to start off by covering some core concepts of web design, including how the web is evolving with the advent of smartphones and tablet devices. Why you'd want to use Photoshop for web design in the first place. And we'll also debunk some myths about screen size and resolution as well.

From there, you and I are going to be working together to create a full website mockup for a fictional company called Two Trees Creative. I'll show you how to set up your Photoshop environment for web work. Create templates for responsive web design projects. Wireframe your ideas. Design aesthetic elements like UI components. We'll finally assemble a finish mockup. And then, I'll show you how to deliver your final results to your client or to a developer. The landscape of the web is definitely changing. But, I think Photoshop still has a place at the table.

Hopefully, by the end of this course, you'll have a better idea of where Photoshop fits in the modern web workflow, and how you can use it to create better web deliverables for your next project. Okay, we've got a lot to cover, so if you're ready, let's begin our look at Photoshop CC for web design.

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