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Did you know that Tara Lesher has a degree in Elementary Education, Special Education, and an endorsement as a reading specialist? Before she discovered her passion for Photography and Photoshop?
Combing both loves and over 20 years of experience we are proud to introduce a new way for your budding artist at home who is looking for fun, exciting ways to create art with this easy to consume inclusive course.
With most kids now being required to lean PS at one point in their curriculum, you can give them the leg up by being taught by one of the industry's innovators and educators.
Ideal for ages 7 and up, all you need is Photoshop!
10 Video courses. Approx 2.5 hours total
We will be doing 10 projects in this course and ALL practice stock images and brushes will be provided!
Includes (CC), Closed Caption in English only at this time.
Each video lesson will build upon skills learned in the previous lessons, culminating in a fun Mythical Composite image, where we will put all of our skills learned to the test!
Your child will learn:
- What various art mediums that they can pursue in photoshop
- What jobs/careers utilize photoshop
- Where to safely search for inspiration and free materials online
- The basic do’s and don’ts of stock images
- How to navigate the Photoshop interface
- Where the basic photo editing tools and filters are located and how to use them
- The importance of layer order and how to organize the panel
- How to create and use their own unique brushes
- How to create a brush art image
- How to create a pop-art comic effect
- How to edit a photo to give it a more dramatic feel
- How to extract images/refine edges and mask
- How to utilize various filters for special effects
- How to make images and objects glow
- How to match the color to blend a composite
- How to create a basic fantasy composite image
- How to render their own trees and Lighting
…And so much more!
Once your child has finished all the lessons, shoot us an email at [email protected] with the subject line "TLE JR. GRAD" and we will send out their graduation E-Learning certificate! Also, be sure to let us know if you would like their work showcased in our Little Artists area on our website/social media.
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Tutorial & Project Break Down
Tutorial 1: Intro to Photoshop
In this tutorial, we will go over the various uses of photoshop and the types of jobs and careers that use photoshop. We will also have a look at websites to safely find inspiration and resources online, as well as discuss the dos and don’ts of stock images.
Tutorial 2: Interface and Basic Tools
In this tutorial, we will become familiar with the interface of photoshop, where the basic editing tools are located, and how to use them.
Tutorial 3: Creating and Using Brushes Project
In this tutorial, we will be using the provided stock images to create our own brushes, and learn the methods to create a brush out of almost anything! We will also be introducing how to extract objects and create new documents.
Tutorial 4: Brush Art, Layer Order, and Documents Project
In this tutorial, we will be using the provided brushes to create a unique Brush Art piece, while also learning the importance and function of layer order.
Tutorial 5: Filters Fun Follow Along
In this tutorial, we will be using the provided PSD file to follow along and discover various filters and their effects on our images.
Tutorial 6: Pop Art Project
In this tutorial, we will be learning how to combine several filters and effects to create a pop art comic book effect on the image provided.
Tutorial 7: Photo Editing Project
In this tutorial, we will be using basic photoshop tools to edit the provided image and add a more vibrant and dramatic effect. We will also be extracting and adding a stock piece to our edit.
Tutorial 8: Extracting Objects Practice and Making Them Glow Project
In this tutorial, we will be further practicing object extraction and learning how to make objects glow with FX.
Tutorial 9: Rendering Trees and Lighting Project
In this tutorial, we will be learning how to render various trees and lighting effects to use in our images.
Tutorial 10: Mythical Composite Project
In the final tutorial of our series, we will be putting all of our skills to the test in creating a Mythical Fantasy Composite image, as well as picking up a few new tricks along the way!
*** ACCOUNT SET UP OPTIONS***
Here at TLE, everyone who makes a purchase generates their own library for storing either their TLE Editing Tools, Streaming Premium Membership, or both.
You may choose to have your child's TLE JR product stored in your library which will require them to use your log-in.
You may choose to purchase the product under the email and password you/they care to use thus creating their own library.*
*Your child(ren) will not be on any email list except to receive their E-Learning Graduation Certificate.
If you have more than one child in the house that would like to join the fun you may create one log-in for up to 3 children per family.
If you want them to each have separate logins you will have to contact [email protected] with the subject line: JR. Family logins
Please note we do monitor for abuse. As always if you have any questions about account set up please email [email protected]