Adobe Photoshop Core Skills: Level 1

Description

Overview
This two-day class includes a thorough review of the Photoshop interface including how to use tools and panels, and how to customize and save workspaces.

Core skills you will gain in this course include an understanding of strategies for retouching photographs, how to determine resolution and image size, how to straighten and crop images, and adjust color and tone.

You will learn to work with many of the selection tools in Photoshop to isolate parts of images for adjustment or editing. You will learn how to use layers, and how to apply gradients, styles and effects to layers. In addition to using selection tools, using masks and channels is an important Photoshop skill to create composite images or isolate parts of images. You will learn to create and edit masks and channels in this class.

Finally, you will learn how to use type in Photoshop, including how to create clipping masks from type, create type on a path, create paragraph text, warp point type, and create vertical text.

Prerequisites

Basic computer and file management skills are required for Core Skills level Adobe courses. Students should know how to – locate, copy and open files; create folders; arrange, re-size, minimize and maximize application windows; start and exit programs; manage use of multiple programs simultaneously; and switch between open programs.

What’s included?

  • Authorized Courseware
  • Intensive Hands on Skills Development with an Experienced Subject Matter Expert
  • Hands on practice on real Servers and extended lab support 1.800.482.3172
  • Examination Vouchers & Onsite Certification Testing- (excluding Adobe and PMP Boot Camps)
  • Academy Code of Honor: Test Pass Guarantee
  • Optional: Package for Hotel Accommodations, Lunch and Transportation

With several convenient training delivery methods offered, The Academy makes getting the training you need easy. Whether you prefer to learn in a classroom or an online live learning virtual environment, training videos hosted online, and private group classes hosted at your site. We offer expert instruction to individuals, government agencies, non-profits, and corporations. Our live classes, on-sites, and online training videos all feature certified instructors who teach a detailed curriculum and share their expertise and insights with trainees. No matter how you prefer to receive the training, you can count on The Academy for an engaging and effective learning experience.

Methods

  • Instructor Led (the best training format we offer)
  • Live Online Classroom – Online Instructor Led
  • Self-Paced Video

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Curriculum

Getting to Know the Work Area
Starting to work in Adobe Photoshop
Using the tools
Sampling a color
Working with tools and tool properties
Undoing actions in Photoshop
More about panels and panel locations

Basic Photo Corrections
Strategy for retouching
Resolution and image size
Opening a file with Adobe Bridge
Straightening and cropping the image in Photoshop
Adjusting the color and tone
Using the Spot Healing Brush tool
Applying a content-aware patch
Repairing areas with the Clone Stamp tool
Sharpening the image

Working with Selections
About selecting and selection tools
Getting started
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
Selecting from a center point
Resizing and copying a selection
Cropping an image

Layer Basics
About layers
Getting started
Using the Layers panel
Rearranging layers
Applying a gradient to a layer
Applying a layer style
Adding an adjustment layer
Updating layer effects
Adding a border
Flattening and saving files

Masks and Channels
Working with masks and channels
Getting started
Using Select and Mask
Creating a quick mask
Manipulating an image with Puppet Warp
Using an alpha channel to create a shadow

Typographic Design
About type
Getting started
Creating a clipping mask from type
Creating type on a path
Warping point type
Designing paragraphs of type
Adding a rounded rectangle
Adding vertical text

Enrolled