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Introduction to Pixelmator

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Learn everything you need to know to get up and running with Pixelmator, an affordable, user-friendly Photoshop alternative for Mac users. As you follow along, you’ll leverage Pixelmator’s powerful toolset to draw, paint, and enhance photographs. With a little help from instructor Elaine Giles, you’ll become a Pixelmator Pro in no time!

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Introduction

02:04

1.Welcome
1 lesson, 02:04

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1.1
Introduction
02:04

2.The Pixelmator Interface
3 lessons, 31:30

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2.1
Your First Pixelmator File
08:38

2.2
The Pixelmator Canvas and Palettes
08:27

2.3
Pixelmator Preferences
14:25

3.Pixelmator Tools
7 lessons, 1:04:44

3.1
Navigation Tools
08:36

3.2
Marquee Selection Tools
08:49

3.3
Advanced Selection Tools
09:55

3.4
The Crop Tool
09:56

3.5
Painting Tools
09:59

3.6
Retouching Tools
08:54

3.7
The Type Tool
08:35

4.Shape Tools - Vectormator Mode
3 lessons, 21:58

4.1
Bitmaps vs. Vectors
04:23

4.2
The Shape Tool
09:41

4.3
Vectormator Mode
07:54

5.Layers
2 lessons, 14:20

5.1
The Layers Palette
07:51

5.2
Working with Layers
06:29

6.Masks
3 lessons, 18:34

6.1
Masks Explained
04:02

6.2
Creating and Editing Masks
06:32

6.3
Quick Mask Mode
08:00

7.Basic Image Adjustments and Filters
2 lessons, 11:42

7.1
Auto Enhance
04:02

7.2
The Effects Browser
07:40

8.Printing, Exporting, Saving and Sharing
4 lessons, 24:26

8.1
Printing
04:42

8.2
Exporting
07:10

8.3
OS X Autosave
06:18

8.4
iCloud
06:16

9.Conclusion
1 lesson, 01:06

9.1
Final Thoughts
01:06


Preview for Introduction to Pixelmator
Lessons:
26
Length:
3.2 hours
Elaine is a training consultant based in Manchester in the UK. She loves anything remotely related to tech, hosting an Apple related podcast, MacBites, and managing an official Adobe User Group. Broadcasting live training sessions for many years, she has trained thousands of people on a wide range of applications and technologies. She has an active YouTube channel and when not creating courses, videos, writing books and training, Elaine can be found indulging her passion for slide design and reading. You can check out her blog at ElaineGiles.co.uk and keep up to date with her via Twitter.
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