• Introduction to PhotoShop CS5
  • Introduction to PhotoShop CS4
$895 .00
2 days :: 9:00-5:00

Workshop Dates
No classes scheduled. Call 614-888-4179 for more information on workshops.

Multiple Registrations qualify for 20% discount

Introduction to PhotoShop CS5

logo This class provides you with the concepts and skills to use Adobe Photoshop effectively. You get hands-on practice working with basic through advanced techniques to get the most out of your experience. You will learn layer basics, photo retouching and image editing. Whether you are a designer, illustrator, photographer, video artist, webmaster or just a beginner, Photoshop offers you many opportunities to make your images look great

 

Adobe Authorized Training Center

Lesson 1
  • Getting to Know the Work Area
  • Starting to Work in Adobe Photoshop
  • Using the Tools
  • Using the Options Bar and Panels
  • Undoing Actions in Photoshop
  • Customizing the Workspace
  • Finding Resources for Using Photoshop
  • Tools panel overview
Lesson 2
  • Basic Photo Corrections
  • Strategy for retouching
  • Resolution and image size
  • Getting started
  • Adjusting the color in Camera Raw
  • Straightening and Cropping an 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
  • Applying the Unsharp Mask filter
  • Saving the image for four-color printing
Lesson 3
  • Working with Selections
  • Using the Quick Selection tool
  • Moving the selected area
  • Manipulating selections
  • Using the Magic Wand tool
  • Selecting with the Lasso tools
  • Rotating a selection
  • Cropping an Image and erasing within a selection
  • Refining the edge of a selection
Lesson 4
  • Layer Basics
  • Using the Layers panel
  • Rearranging layers
  • Applying a gradient to a layer
  • Applying a layer style
  • Flattening and saving files
Lesson 5
  • Correcting Digital Photographs
  • About Camera Raw
  • Processing Files in Camera Raw
  • Merging exposure and applying advanced color correction
  • Correcting digital photographs in Photoshop
  • Correcting image distortion
  • Adding depth of field
Lesson 6
  • Masks and Channels
  • Creating a mask
  • Refining a mask
  • Creating a quick mask
  • Manipulating an image with Puppet Wrap
  • Working with channels
Lesson 7
  • Typographic Design
  • Creating a clipping mask from type
  • Creating type on a path
  • Warping Point Type
  • Designing a paragraph of type
Lesson 8
  • Vector Drawing Techniques
  • About bitmap images and vector graphics
  • About paths and Pen tool
  • Using paths with artwork
  • Creating vector objects for the background
  • Working with defined custom shapes
  • Import a Smart Object
lesson 9
  • Advanced Layering
  • Clipping a layer to a shape
  • Setting up a Vanishing Point grid
  • Creating your own keyboard shortcuts
  • Placing imported artwork
  • Adding a layer style
  • Placing the side panel artwork
  • Adding more artwork in perspective
  • Adding an adjustment layer
  • Working with layer comps
  • Managing layers
  • Flattening a layered image
Lesson 10
  • Advanced Compositing
  • Assembling a montage of images
  • Applying filters
  • Hand-coloring selections on a layer
  • Applying Smart Filters
  • Adding drop shadows and a border
  • Matching color schemes across images
  • Automating a multistep task
  • Stitching a panorama
Lesson 11
  • Painting with the Mix Brush
  • Selecting brush settings
  • Mix colors
  • Creating a custom brush preset
  • Mixing colors with a photograph
Lesson 12
  • Working with 3D Images
  • Creating a 3D shape from a layer
  • Manipulating 3D objects
  • Using the 3D panel to adjust lighting and surface texture
  • Merging two-dimensional layers onto 3D layers
  • Importing 3D files
  • Merging 3D layers to share the same 3D space
  • Adding a spot light
  • Painting on a 3D object
  • Using Repouss√© to create 3D text
  • Creating a 3D postcard
Lesson 13
  • Preparing Files for the Web
  • Selecting a web design workspace
  • Creating slices
  • Adding animation
  • Exporting HTML and images
  • Using the Zoomify feature
  • Creating a web gallery
Lesson 14
  • Producing and Printing Consistent Color
  • About color management
  • Specifying color-management settings
  • Proofing an image
  • Identifying out-of-gamut colors
  • Adjusting an image and printing a proof
  • Saving the Image as a CMYK EPS file
  • Printing

$895 .00
2 days :: 9:00-5:00

Workshop Dates
No classes scheduled. Call 614-888-4179 for more information on workshops.

Multiple Registrations qualify for 20% discount

Introduction to PhotoShop CS4

logo Introduction
Introduction to PhotoShop CS4
This class provides you with the concepts and skills to use Adobe Photoshop effectively. You get hands-on practice working with basic through advanced techniques to get the most out of your experience. You will learn layer basics, photo retouching and image editing. Whether you are a designer, illustrator, photographer, video artist, webmaster or just a beginner, Photoshop offers you many opportunities to make your images look great.

Audience
Professionals who need an essential understanding of photo editing and the new features in Photoshop CS4. Experienced users will also benefit from the many tips and tricks and special exercises. We also recommend this course for those planning to obtain the Adobe Certified Expert certification.

 

Adobe Authorized Training Center

Course Outline

Lesson 1

  • Getting to Know the Work Area
  • Starting to Work in Adobe Photoshop
  • Using the Tools
  • Using the Options Bar and Panels
  • Undoing Actions in Photoshop
  • Customizing the Workspace
  • Finding Resources for Using Photoshop
  • Checking for Updates

Lesson 2

  • Basic Photo Corrections
  • Strategy for Retouching
  • Resolution and Image Size
  • Straightening and Cropping an Image
  • Making Automatic Adjustments
  • Removing a Color Cast
  • Manually Adjusting the Tonal Range
  • Replacing Colors in an Image
  • Adjusting Lightness with the Dodge Tool
  • Adjusting Saturation with the Sponge Tool
  • Repairing Areas with the Clone Stamp Tool
  • Using the Spot Healing Brush Tool
  • Applying the Unsharp Mask Filter

Lesson 3

  • Working with Selections
  • Using the Quick Selection Tool
  • Moving the Selected Area
  • Manipulating Selections
  • Using the Magic Wand Tool
  • Selecting with the Lasso Tools
  • Rotating a Selection
  • Cropping an Image
  • Refining the Edge of a Selection

Lesson 4

  • Layer Basics
  • Using the Layers Panel
  • Rearranging Layers
  • Applying a Gradient to a Layer
  • Applying a Layer Style
  • Flattening and Saving Files

Lesson 5

  • Masks and Channels
  • Creating a Quick Mask
  • Editing a Mask
  • Viewing Channels
  • Adjusting Individual Channels
  • Loading a Mask as a Selection
  • Applying Filters as a Mask
  • Applying Effects Using a Gradient Mask
  • Resizing the Canvas
  • Removing the Background from an Image
  • Moving Layers Between Documents
  • Colorizing with and Adjustment Layer
  • Grouping and Clipping Layers
  • Inverting a Mask
  • Using Type as a Mask

Lesson 6

  • Correcting Digital Photographs
  • About Camera Raw
  • Processing Files in Camera Raw
  • Editing Images with Vanishing-Point
  • Correcting Image Distortion
  • Adding Depth of Field
  • Creating a PDF Image Gallery

Lesson 7

  • Typographic Design
  • Creating a Clipping Mask from Type
  • Creating a Design Element from Type
  • Using Interactive Formatting Controls
  • Warping Point Type
  • Designing a Paragraph of Type
  • Warping a Layer

Lesson 8

  • Advanced Layering
  • Clipping a Layer to a Shape
  • Setting Up a Vanishing Point Grid
  • Creating Your Own Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Placing Imported Artwork
  • Adding a Layer Style
  • Adding an Adjustment Layer
  • Working with Layer Comps

Lesson 9

  • Advanced Compositing
  • Assembling a Montage of Images
  • Applying Filters
  • Hand-Coloring Selections on a Layer
  • Applying Smart Filters
  • Adding Drop Shadows and a Border
  • Matching Color Schemes Across Images
  • Automating a Multistep Task
  • Stitching a Panorama

Lesson 10

  • Preparing Files for the Web
  • Selecting a Web Design Workspace
  • Creating Slices
  • Adding Animation
  • Animating a Layer Style
  • Exporting HTML and Images
  • Using the Zoomify Feature
  • Creating a Web Gallery

Lesson 11

  • Producing and Printing Consistent Color
  • About Color Management
  • Specifying Color-Management Settings
  • Proofing an Image
  • Identifying Out-of-Gamut Colors
  • Adjusting an Image and Printing a Proof
  • Saving the Image as a CMYK EPS File
  • Printing from Photoshop

 

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