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Adobe Photoshop Essentials
Adobe Photoshop Essentials

Price: $545.00

Course Code: PQ | Hours: 12

Adobe Photoshop Essentials Training Overview

Photoshop is a leading graphic creation application, popular among graphic designers, illustrators, and photographers. Photoshop's numerous features work together to provide a comprehensive toolset for you, the design professional. This course delves into some of the more advanced image creation and editing techniques, and offers you hands-on activities that demonstrate how these techniques can be used in combination to create exciting visual effects.

Intermediate Adobe Photoshop Course Outline

What You'll Learn in this Class:

  • Create graphics for the Web
  • Retouch damaged photography
  • Use Text, Layers and Drawing Tools to create images
  • Work with Masks and Channels
  • Typographic Design

Prerequisites:

Students should have a basic understanding of Windows, including how to use files and folders.

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Prerequisites:

Students should have a basic understanding of Windows, including how to use files and folders.

Next Classes:

Related Classes:

See Also:

Adobe Photoshop Essentials Training Outline

Introduction

• Raster vs. Vector
• Creating new images
• Saving files for print
• Saving files for web/screen
• Working with Adobe Bridge

Getting to Know the Work Area

• Using the tools
• Using the options bar and other panels
• Undoing actions in Photoshop
• Customizing the workspace
• Tools panel overview

Basic Photo Corrections

• Strategy for retouching
• Resolution and image size
• Adjusting the color in Camera Raw
• Straightening and cropping the image in Photoshop
• Replacing colors in an image
• Adjusting saturation with the Sponge tool
• Repairing areas with the Clone Stamp tool
• Using the Spot Healing Brush tool
• Using content-aware fill
• Applying the Unsharp Mask filter

Working with Selections

• About selecting and selection tools
• Using the Quick Selection tool
• Moving a selected area
• Manipulating selections
• Using the Magic Wand tool
• Selecting with the lasso tools
• Rotating a selection
• Selecting with the Magnetic Lasso tool
• Cropping an image and erasing within a selection
• Refining the edge of a selection

Layer Basics

• About layers
• Using the Layers panel
• Rearranging layers
• Applying a gradient to a layer
• Applying a layer style
• Flattening and saving files

Masks and Channels

• Working with masks and channels
• Creating a mask
• Refining a mask
• Creating a quick mask
• Manipulating an image with Puppet Warp
• Working with channels

Typographic Design

• About type
• Creating a clipping mask from type
• Creating type on a path
• Warping point type
• Designing paragraphs of type

Final Project