Photoshop Fundamentals: An Introduction to Photoshop CC

Start Date: January 01, 1970 – 12:00 AM (Pacific Time)

End Date: January 01, 1970 – 12:00 AM (Pacific Time)

$1,495.00

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Course Description

This 3-day Introduction to Photoshop CC course provides a thorough overview of the interface, the tools, the features, tricks, and tips for using Photoshop CC.

Course Objectives

  • Interface, tools, and features of Photoshop CC
  • Photoshop CC tricks and tips

Course Topics

1. Understanding How Digital Images Work

  • Understanding RGB and CMYK color models (additive and Subtractive)
  • Image size Vs. Resolution – What’s the difference?
  • Pixel Aspect Ratio – Are all pixels square?
  • Bits per channel – what does that mean?
  • Alpha Channel – Why is this important to us?

2. Getting to Know the Work Area

  • Starting to work in Adobe Photoshop
  • Using the tools
  • Setting tool properties
  • Undoing actions in Photoshop
  • More about panels and panel locations
  • Customizing the workspace
  • Finding resources for using Photoshop

3. Working with Selections

  • About selecting and selection tools
  • 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

4. Layer Basics

  • About layers
  • 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

5. Basic Photo Corrections

  • Strategy for retouching
  • Resolution and image size
  • Straightening and cropping the image in Photoshop
  • Adjusting the color and tone
  • Using the Spot Healing Brush tool
  • Using content-aware fill
  • Repairing areas with the Clone Stamp tool
  • Applying a content-aware patch
  • Sharpening the image

6. Correcting and Enhancing Digital Photographs

  • Adjusting shadows and highlights
  • Camera Shake Reduction
  • Correcting red eye
  • Correcting image distortion
  • Adding depth of field
  • Extending objects with the Content-Aware Move tool
  • Adding interactive blur
  • Photo Merge
  • Auto-align layers
  • Content-aware scaling
  • Content-aware fill

7. Masks and Channels

  • Working with masks and channels
  • Creating a mask
  • Refining a mask
  • Creating a quick mask
  • Manipulating an image with Puppet Warp
  • Working with channels

8. Typographic Design

  • About type
  • Creating a clipping mask from type
  • Creating type on a path
  • Warping point type
  • Designing paragraphs of type
  • Working with type styles
  • Adding a rounded rectangle
  • Adding vertical text

9. Vector Drawing Techniques

  • About bitmap images and vector graphics
  • About paths and the Pen tool
  • Using paths with artwork
  • Creating vector objects for the background
  • Working with defined custom shapes
  • Importing a Smart Object

10. Saving your files

  • Understanding file types
  • The right file for the right job

Target Audience

Professionals involved in any area of digital media, including desktop publishing, multimedia design, web design, digital video editing, photography, and other similar disciplines

Inclusions

With CCS Learning Academy, you’ll receive:

  • 3 Day Certified Instructor-led training
  • Pre and Post assessments/evaluations
  • Collaboration with classmates (not currently available for self-paced course)
  • Real-world learning activities and scenarios
  • Exam scheduling support*
  • Enjoy job placement assistance for the first 12 months after course completion.
  • This course is eligible for CCS Learning Academy’s Learn and Earn Program: get a tuition fee refund of up to 50% if you are placed in a job through CCS Global Tech’s Placement Division*
  • Government and Private pricing available.*

*For more details call: 858-208-4141 or email: training@ccslearningacademy.com; sales@ccslearningacademy.com