In this Adobe Photoshop CS6 class, students will learn to use Photoshop for sizing, image editing, and color correction. Students will also explore creative effects with brushes and other tools.
Our instructor-led online classes are conducted in the Creative Cloud (CC) version of the software. Your instructor will point out the minor differences between versions where they exist. For our custom instructor-led online and onsite classes, we use the version of the software you use in your office.
Public Classes: Delivered live online via WebEx and guaranteed to run . Join from anywhere!
Private Classes: Delivered at your offices , or any other location of your choice.
Become familiar with the Photoshop workspace.
Learn to work with images.
Learn selection techniques.
Learn how to collage images from various sources.
Learn to create layer masks.
Understand color models.
Learn to use brush tools for painting and retouching.
Understand basic color correction principles and techniques.
Use the Layers panel for adjustments, clipping, and special effects.
Learn to prepare final art for web and print.
Learn design techniques for web.
Learn to prepare final art.
Exploring the Photoshop Workspace
Resetting the Photoshop Preferences
Tools and Navigation
The Options Bar
Panels and the Panel Dock
Image Size and Resolution
Understanding Raster Images: The Relationship between Size and Resolution
Targeting Resolution for Print and Web
Using the Crop Tool
Saving an Image for the Web
Adding Canvas to an Image
Simple Selection Techniques
The Magic Wand and Quick Selection Tools
The Refine Edge Feature
Working with the Pen Tool
Using Paths to Make Selections
RGB and CMYK Color Models
Working with the Brush Tool and Brush Panels
Introduction to Brush Blending Modes
Retouching and Restoration
Using the Clone Source Panel
Using Blending Modes for Simple Color Correction
Working with Adjustment Layers
Advanced Layer Techniques
Expanding on the the Basics
The Black & White Adjustment Layer
Blending Images with a Gradient Mask
Working with Type and Vector Shapes
Working with Type
Designing for Web
Guides and Organization
Save for Web
Combine Images with Design
Preparing Final Art
Preparing an Image for Print Production
Each student in our Live Online and our Onsite classes receives a comprehensive set of materials, including course notes and all the class examples.
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.
This class had a lot of information. The teacher was great in pacing/helping me understand the tools for practical application. I would definitely recommend this class.
Washington Dairy Products Commission
Webucator allowed me the convenience of taking the course from home while providing the class live so that it was just like being in the classroom. Great class, great instructor-led course, and overall great experience.
Flight Systems Electronics Group
A quick and efficient way to jump right into using a completely new software.
It was a wonderful use of time. It felt as if the instructor was in the room, offering one-on-one personal instruction. I feel like I met my main goal...that I can now develop my own, polished business presentation.