Intermediate Photoshop

2 Days

Description

This intermediate Photoshop class builds on the information covered in the introductory course to produce complex selections and paths. Discover creative uses for Photoshop filters, and learn how to take advantage of adjustment layers. Adobe Photoshop automation features are covered, as well as speeding up production tasks with automation and buttons. This class requires knowledge of all topics covered in the introduction to Photoshop class.

This Photoshop class has been updated for the most current version of Photoshop, but training for previous versions is also available.

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
October 23, 2017

$695.00
2 Days    10:00am EST - 5:00pm EST
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Virtual Classroom Live
November 20, 2017

$695.00
2 Days    10:00am EST - 5:00pm EST
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Virtual Classroom Live
December 20, 2017

$695.00
2 Days    10:00am EST - 5:00pm EST
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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: Photoshop Workspace Efficiencies and Key Concepts
    • Efficiently navigating the Photoshop workspace
    • Managing panels and tools
    • Navigational shortcuts
    • Setting-up and saving workspaces
  • Module 2: Taking Photoshop Layers to the Next Level
    • Using keyboard shortcuts when working with layers
    • Using masks in a layer
    • Preserving transparencies
    • Creating advanced compositions with layers
    • Using and editing layer masks
    • Cloning layers
    • Aligning and distributing layers
    • Applying effects to layers 
    • Module 3: Using Content-Aware Tools for Photoshop Retouching
    • Preparing to use Content Aware Tools by adding image area
    • Using on-screen rulers with content aware tools
    • Converting the Background into a layer
    • Scaling background layers
    • Using Content-Aware Fill to expand or change images
    • Content-Aware Move
    • Working with Content–Aware retouching in Photoshop
  • Module 4: Removing Backgrounds to Create Layered Compositions
    • Understanding document settings
    • Viewing an image’s size and resolution
    • Combining the images
    • Using Duplicate to move a layer
    • Dragging and dropping to copy one image to another
    • Transforming and editing combined images
    • Changing the size of a layer
    • Removing a background
    • Creating a vector mask
    • Starting your pen path
    • Using the Quick Selection tool
    • Refining a selection
    • Using layer styles
    • Grouping layers
  • Module 5: Using Layer Styles and Adjustment Layers in Photoshop
    • Making color changes using adjustment layers
    • Painting on the adjustment layer mask
    • Adjusting the Hue/Saturation layer
    • Adding a pattern fill layer
    • Defining the pattern
    • Applying the pattern
    • Using the Black & White adjustment layer
    • Adding a tint to an image
    • Applying a gradient to the adjustment layer
    • Creating and using layer styles
    • Creating a text layer
    • Applying the Outer Glow layer style
    • Applying the Bevel and Emboss layer style
    • Changing shading
    • Changing fill opacity
    • Saving styles to use later
    • Accessing saved style
  • Module 6: Using the Photoshop Pen Tool for selections and artwork
    • Working with the Pen tool
    • Understanding the modes of the Pen tool
    • Uses of the Pen tool in Photoshop
    • Adding and deleting anchor points
    • Working with curved paths
    • Changing anchor points
    • Selecting paths
    • Creating straight lines
    • Creating curved paths
    • Drawing hinged curves
    • Creating selections with the Pen tool
    • Starting paths
    • Saving Photoshop paths
    • Turning paths into selections
    • Turning paths into a vector mask
    • Using a path to adjust color
  • Module 7: Using Smart Objects in Photoshop
    • Creating a composition using Smart Objects
    • Opening an image as a Smart Object
    • Converting a layer to a Smart Object
    • Placing a Smart Object
    • Editing a Smart Object
    • Editing the contents of a Smart Object
    • Modifying multiple Smart Object layers
    • Replacing the contents of a Smart Object layer
    • Working with Smart Filters
    • Modifying a Smart Filter
    • Creating multiple Smart Objects
    • Working with Illustrator files
  • Module 8: Photoshop tools for creating Web, Video, and Interactive images
    • Changing units of measurement for online images
    • Creating slices for web images
    • Selecting and combining image slices
    • Applying attributes to image slices
    • Saving images from Photoshop for the web
    • Exporting images from Photoshop for use in digital video
    • Creating animations in Photoshop
    • Working in Frame mode
    • Saving an animated GIF from Photoshop
    • Creating animation for HD video
    • Working in Photoshop's Timeline mode 

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
October 23, 2017

$695.00
2 Days    10:00am EST - 5:00pm EST
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Virtual Classroom Live
November 20, 2017

$695.00
2 Days    10:00am EST - 5:00pm EST
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Virtual Classroom Live
December 20, 2017

$695.00
2 Days    10:00am EST - 5:00pm EST
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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, students should have taken the Adobe® Photoshop Level 1 course or have equivalent knowledge.

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
October 23, 2017

$695.00
2 Days    10:00am EST - 5:00pm EST
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Virtual Classroom Live
November 20, 2017

$695.00
2 Days    10:00am EST - 5:00pm EST
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Virtual Classroom Live
December 20, 2017

$695.00
2 Days    10:00am EST - 5:00pm EST
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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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