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Intro to Photoshop

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Intro to Photoshop

Course Code

ITP

Duration

1 Day

Overview

In this 1-day Photoshop workshop you’ll learn essential Photoshop skills, including an overview of how to isolate corrections to specific portions of an image, how to retouch images, and combine multiple images into a single file.

This INTRO TO PHOTOSHOP 1-day class is designed for those who need to perform occasional Photoshop work or use Photoshop in a limited capacity.

  • · Understand the Photoshop workspace

    · Manage Photoshop files

    · Make use of essential skills for performing most common Photoshop tasks

    · Make use of selections to isolate editing to specific areas

    · Perform image retouching

    · Identify the elements of good images

    · Perform Photoshop layer essential skills

Designed for teachers, trainers, web practitioners, and email marketing professionals.

Course Outline

  • 1. GETTING TO KNOW THE PHOTOSHOP WORKSPACE

    o Opening an existing file in Mini Bridge

    o Discovering the Tools panel

    o Accessing tools and their options

    o Using panels

    o Hidden tools

    o Navigating the image area

    o Using the Zoom tool

    o Using the Hand tool

    o Working with tabbed windows

    o Maximizing productivity with screen modes

    2. MANAGING YOUR PHOTOSHOP FILES

    o Introducing Adobe Bridge

    o Navigating through the Bridge

    o Using folders in Adobe Bridge

    o Making a Favorite

    o Creating and locating metadata

    o Using the Filter panel

    o Saving a Collection

    o Automation tools in Adobe Bridge

    o Additional Photoshop tools

    o Changing the view

    3. PHOTOSHOP BASICS

    o Opening existing documents

    o Understanding document settings

    o Viewing an image’s size and resolution

    o Combining images

    o Transforming and editing combined

    o images

    o Removing a background

    o Understanding the stacking order of

    o layers

    o Refining edges of copied images

    o Choosing a file format

    o Saving for print and web use

    4. MAKING THE BEST SELECTIONS IN PHOTOSHOP: ISOLATING EDITING

    o Understanding the importance of selections

    o Using the Marquee tools

    o Working with the Magic Wand tool

    o Selecting with the Lasso tool

    o Adding to and subtracting from selections

    o Saving selections

    o Using the Quick Selection tool

    o Selecting with the Pen tool

    o Selecting with the Select Subject command

    o Fine-tuning selections with (Refine Edge)

    5. PAINTING AND RETOUCHING WITH PHOTOSHOP

    o Setting up your color settings

    o Comparing RGB and CMYK modes

    o Using the Color panel

    o Changing Brush settings

    o Applying color to an image

    o Changing blending modes

    o Retouching images

    o Moving through the History panel

    o Using the Clone Stamp and Healing tools

    o Working with Camera Raw

    6. CREATING A GOOD IMAGE WITH PHOTOSHOP

    o Choosing your color settings

    o Working in RGB

    o Reading a histogram

    o Making a Curve adjustment

    o Defining the highlight and shadow

    o Adjusting the midtones

    o Setting the neutral

    o Sharpening your image

    o Taking care of red eye

Schedule

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