215 BYOD: Must-Know Photoshop Tips for Learning Developers
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Tuesday, March 27
High-quality visuals are crucial to the success of eLearning courses and videos. Photoshop lets you create these quickly and easily, but many eLearning developers find Photoshop too complicated and either avoid it altogether or don’t take full advantage of the features available.
In this session, you will learn a variety of simple, yet powerful, Photoshop tips every learning developer should know. These tips will save you time and help you easily create high-impact visuals. You will learn such things as how to easily and effectively remove people from backgrounds, how to remove unwanted portions from a complex image, and how to quickly change the color of part of a photo. You will leave with practical and time-saving knowledge that you can instantly apply on the job.
In this session, you will learn:
- Methods to easily and effectively cut out people and objects
- How to create versatile image fades
- How to easily remove unwanted aspects in a complex image
- How to quickly change the color of part of a photo
Novice to intermediate designers and developers. Basic knowledge of Photoshop is helpful but not required.
Technology discussed in this session:
Participant technology requirements:
A laptop running the latest version of Adobe Photoshop.
Destery Hildenbrand is a learning specialist with Rockwell Collins and an adjunct instructor at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He is always exploring useful and effective ways to incorporate technology into learning and development. With over 12 years in the training and development industry, Destery’s main areas of focus are learning technology integration, instructional design, and augmented reality solutions.
Learning Solutions Architect
Mark Banit is a learning solutions architect at ivari, a Canadian life insurance provider. With a background in multimedia design, Mark has been creating engaging digital learning experiences for over 14 years. Prior to moving into corporate learning and development, he spent 10 years working in the higher education sector creating interactive online learning, providing consulting, and training other developers. In his current role, Mark leverages technology and multimedia to develop corporate training initiatives, designs promotional learning campaigns, and is the LMS technical administrator.