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Overview

This Comprehensive Adobe Photoshop CC training class takes students new to Photoshop CC through the basics of modifying existing photographs and create their own graphics up through using advanced layer and compositing techniques and learning to produce consistent color for print output.

Goals
  1. Become familiar with the Photoshop workspace.
  2. Learn to work with images.
  3. Learn selection techniques.
  4. Learn how to collage images from various sources.
  5. Learn to create layer masks.
  6. Understand color models.
  7. Learn to use brush tools for painting and retouching.
  8. Understand basic color correction principles and techniques.
  9. Use the Layers panel for adjustments, clipping, and special effects.
  10. Learn to prepare final art for web and print.
  11. Learn design techniques for web.
  12. Learn to prepare final art.
  13. Learn advanced features of Photoshop.
  14. Learn to work with filters.
  15. Learn to create images for the Web and for video.
Outline
  1. Exploring the Photoshop Workspace
    1. Resetting the Photoshop Preferences
    2. Tools and Navigation
    3. The Options Bar
    4. Panels and the Panel Dock
  2. Image Size and Resolution
    1. Understanding Raster Images: The Relationship between Size and Resolution
    2. Targeting Resolution for Print and Web
    3. Using the Crop Tool
    4. Saving an Image for the Web
    5. Adding Canvas to an Image
  3. Selection Tools
    1. Simple Selection Techniques
    2. The Magic Wand and Quick Selection Tools
    3. Layer Masks
    4. The Refine Edge Feature
    5. Working with the Pen Tool
    6. Using Paths to Make Selections
    7. Select Image Areas in Focus
  4. Painting
    1. RGB and CMYK Color Models
    2. Working with the Brush Tool and Brush Panels
    3. Introduction to Brush Blending Modes
  5. Retouching
    1. Retouching and Restoration
    2. Using the Clone Source Panel
  6. Color Correction
    1. Using Blending Modes for Simple Color Correction
    2. Working with Adjustment Layers
  7. Advanced Layer Techniques
    1. Expanding on the the Basics
    2. The Black & White Adjustment Layer
    3. Clipping Masks
    4. Blending Images with a Gradient Mask
    5. Smart Objects
  8. Working with Type and Vector Shapes
    1. Vector Shapes
    2. Working with Type
  9. Designing for Web
    1. Guides and Organization
    2. Slice Tools
    3. Save for Web
    4. Combine Images with Design
  10. Preparing Final Art
    1. Preparing an Image for Print Production
    2. File Formats
  11. Using Smart Objects in Photoshop
    1. Creating a Composition Using Smart Objects
    2. Opening an Image as a Smart Object
    3. Converting a Layer to a Smart Object
    4. Placing a Smart Object
    5. Editing a Smart Object
    6. Editing the Contents of a Smart Object
    7. Modifying Multiple Smart Object Layers
    8. Replacing the Contents of a Smart Object Layer
    9. Working with Smart Filters
    10. Modifying a Smart Filter
    11. Creating Multiple Smart Objects
    12. Working with Illustrator Files
  12. Creating Images for Web, Video, and Interactive Use
    1. Changing Your Units of Measurement
    2. Creating the Web Page
    3. Adding the Text
    4. Adding Style to the Text
    5. Creating the Text for the Links
    6. Positioning and Distribution of Text
    7. Creating Slices
    8. Slicing It Up
    9. Selecting and Combining Slices
    10. Applying Attributes to Your Slices
    11. Using Save For Web
    12. Saving Files for Video
    13. Creating Animation
    14. Working in Frame Mode
    15. Saving an Animated GIF
    16. Creating Animation for HD Video
    17. Wording in Timeline Mode
  13. New Features in Photoshop CC
    1. Viewing the Finished File
    2. Easier Methods to Mange Your Layers
    3. Using Camera Raw as a Filter
    4. Shake Reduction
    5. Finishing the Image Composition
    6. Putting the Image into the Print Frame
    7. Changing the Blending Mode
    8. Additional New Features
    9. Live Shape Properties
    10. Upscaling Improvements
    11. Share on Behance
Class Materials

Each student in our Live Online and our Onsite classes receives a comprehensive set of materials, including course notes and all the class examples.

Class Prerequisites

Experience in the following is required for this Photoshop class:

  • Experience with basic software programs such as Microsoft Word

Experience in the following would be useful for this Photoshop class:

  • Although not required, using two monitors for this class is strongly recommended.
Prerequisite Courses

Courses that can help you meet these prerequisites:

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