Graphics Creating 101 * 9 Videos* How To Edit Graphics Quickly and Easily

Graphics editing is a vital skill needed to run your business. While yes you can outsource it, if you understood basic editing skills, you could save money, and time waiting around for a simple job to be done quickly.


Here's a quick list of this 9 Part video series in more detail:



Video #1: Introduction to Graphics Editing

In this video, you will be given a quick overview of the video course as a whole, what tools you will need, how it all works, and much more.  Having an idea of what we’ll be discussing in detail and how each video contributes to this video course will enable you implement this system effectively to start your journey towards graphics editing.



Video #2: How to Download and Install Paint.NET

We will be using Paint.NET, a freely distributed piece of software that is like a scaled down version of Adobe Photoshop.  I’ve used other graphics editing software tools like GIMP, which are great, however I personally have enjoyed using Paint.NET.  You'll be shown where to download Paint.NET, how to install it, and get it ready to be used.


Video #3: Understanding Paint.NET’s Features and Tools

Just like any software, knowing and understanding the features of how it works and how to use it correctly, will help you save time trying to figure them out later.  We’ll go through the process of creating a basic graphic.  Don’t jump two feet in without knowing how it works and how to use it.  This video will help speed the process up.


Video #4: Catchy Text and MirroringCreating catchy text headlines, sub-headlines, and understanding text mirroring will allow your text to catch someones eyes.  It's the new trend of graphics, graphics that come to life. Ever wonder how people were able to create text that catches your eye or text that has a cool mirror effect?  We'll you'll learn just that in this video.


Video #5: Catchy Shapes

It’s a known fact that the human eye looks at arrows and other shapes.  Similar to the road you drive on, we look for shapes to guide us to our location.  Whether you operate a business or you’re at your job, learning how to create and use shapes effectively can help you achieve your goal.  In this video, you'll learn how easy it is to do just that.


Video #6: Remove the Background of a PictureWould you like to remove the background of a picture and replace it with something else?  Imagine that you’re standing in front of a store.  You really like the picture of yourself, but you want to remove the store.  In this video, you’ll learn how to do that easily using Paint.NET’s editing software.
 
Video #7: Layers - Making your editing life easierLayers are your friends.  Why?  When you’re editing a photo, and you want to put a picture behind or above another picture, this is where layers come from.  Imagine you have several layers of transparent plastic sheets and they have a photo.  You can simply re-organize the layers to make your picture look nicer and cleaner.  In this video, you will learn what layers are in more detail, how they can help you, and how to use them effectively. 
 
Video #8: Plugins - Making the software more powerfulWithin the editing software itself lies a powerful system.  However, if you would like to add more effects to your arsenal, then you’ll want to watch this video.  Adding plugins is not hard to do, but requires a few steps and you’ll be able install them in no time.  
 
Video #9: Banners and HeadersHow would you like to learn how to design banners and headers?  At this point in the video series, you should have learned a lot of basic and important elements of this powerful editing software.  Now it’s time to take it to another level with banners and headers that will make your business or work look more professional.  In this video, you’ll learn how to make your banners and headers shine and catch your viewer’s eyes.
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