Introduction to Photoshop

2 Days

Description

In this Photoshop course you will learn how to properly use Photoshop’s tools, discover how to retouch and color correct photographic images, as well as receive an introduction to professional imaging workflows.

What you’ll learn in this training course

  • Tools and Workspace
  • Production tips and tricks
  • Image editing
  • Using Bridge with Photoshop
  • Selection techniques
  • Painting and Retouching
  • Color Correction
  • Layers and Masking

Audience for this training course

  • This course is designed for media professionals who have little experience working with Photoshop. Advanced Photoshop users with no formal training will also benefit from this class as tips, tricks, keyboard shortcuts and essential foundation skills are covered throughout this class.

No Upcoming Public Classes

There are currently no public events available for this course. However, you can submit a request for a new date and we will try our best to get you into a Introduction to Photoshop class.

Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
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Course Overview

  • Module 1: Navigating Photoshop and getting to Know its Workspace
    • Workspace, Tools, and Panels
    • Understanding Bridge
    • Discovering the Tools panel
    • Accessing tools and their options
    • Using panels
    • Customizing your panels
    • Hidden tools
    • Navigating the image area
    • Using the Zoom features
    • Maximizing productivity with screen modes
  • Module 2: Organizing and Managing Photoshop files using Adobe Bridge
    • Navigating files using Bridge
    • Using folders in Adobe Bridge
    • Making a Favorite to easily access Photoshop files and locations
    • Creating and locating metadata
    • Opening a file from Adobe Bridge
    • Searching for files using Adobe Bridge
    • Saving a Collection
    • Automation tools in Adobe Bridge 
  • Module 3: Making and Using Selections in Photoshop
    • The importance of good selections
    • Using the Marquee tools
    • Changing selections into layers
    • Working with the Magic Wand tool
    • Using Photoshop's Lasso tool
    • Adding to and subtracting from selections
    • Saving selections
    • Feathering selections
    • Using the Quick Selection tool
    • Making difficult selections in Photoshop using Refine Edge
    • Using Quick Mask
    • Copying and pasting selections
    • Using Photoshop's Pen tool for selections
    • Converting a Photoshop path to a selection
  • Module 4: Painting and Retouching in Photoshop
    • Setting-up Photoshop's color settings
    • Color primer: understanding color
    • Understanding color gamut.
    • The RGB color model
    • The CMYK color model
    • Editing color settings
    • Selecting colors in Photoshop
    • Starting to paint color corrections
    • Using the Color panel
    • Using Photoshop's Brush tool
    • Changing opacity
    • Using the Brush Presets
    • Using the Airbrush feature
    • Applying color to an image
    • Changing Photoshop's blending modes.
    • The Eyedropper tool
    • Retouching images
    • Using the Clone Stamp tool
    • Repairing fold lines
    • Using the History panel
    • Working with the Spot Healing Brush
    • Fixing images with Photoshop's Healing Brush
    • Using the Patch tool
    • Using the Clone Source panel
    • Cloning from another source
  • Module 5: Color Correcting Images with Photoshop
    • Choosing Photoshop color settings
    • Photoshop Color Modes: working in RGB when color correcting
    • Reading a Photoshop histogram
    • Making Curve adjustments
    • Benefits of defining a highlight and shadow.
    • Locating the White and Black Point
    • Entering the white and black point values
    • Adjusting midtones in an image
    • Setting the neutral
    • Sharpening images in Photoshop
    • Taking care of red eye
    • Using the Camera Raw plug-in
    • Using Camera Raw controls
    • Saving and reopening a DNG file
  • Module 6: Using Content-Aware Tools in Photoshop
    • Adding image area: expanding an image using Photoshop
    • Viewing the on-screen ruler
    • Converting the Background into a layer
    • Scaling the background
    • Using Photoshop's Content-Aware Fill
    • Content-Aware Moves in Photoshop
    • Content–Aware retouching in Photoshop
  • Module 7: Introduction to Photoshop Layers
    • Discovering Photoshop layers
    • Selecting layers
    • Moving layers
    • Changing the visibility of a layer
    • Using masks in a layer
    • Preserve transparency in a Photoshop image
    • Creating a composition: merging images together in Photoshop
    • Moving images in from other documents
    • Creating a layer mask.
    • Editing the layer mask
    • Cloning Photoshop layers
    • Aligning and distributing layers
    • Applying filters to layers
    • Creating a type layer
    • Applying a layer style
    • Creating a clipping mask
    • Filtering Photoshop layers 

No Upcoming Public Classes

There are currently no public events available for this course. However, you can submit a request for a new date and we will try our best to get you into a Introduction to Photoshop class.

Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
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Prerequisites

  • Before taking this course, you should have a basic understanding of your computers operating system. For example, you should know how to launch an application, create and save files, and copy files from CDs and other media.

No Upcoming Public Classes

There are currently no public events available for this course. However, you can submit a request for a new date and we will try our best to get you into a Introduction to Photoshop class.

Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
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Course Comments

Outlines may vary depending on the class date. Please call us for details.

No Upcoming Public Classes

There are currently no public events available for this course. However, you can submit a request for a new date and we will try our best to get you into a Introduction to Photoshop class.

Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
request a private session or new date