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Photoshop Basic-Intermediate Course Details


The Photoshop classes trained by an Adobe Certified Expert, will provide you with skills and knowledge to design Professional Artworks.

Audience:

The Photoshop course will be useful to Graphic Designers, Web Designers, and Photographers who would like to begin using Photoshop to design and edit material, and set up a foundation for the advanced course.

Pre-Requisites:

Computer Literacy

Duration:

3 Days

Price:

$645.00 If you are currently resident in South Africa you will need to pay VAT at 14%.

Note: information may change without notice.

About Photoshop Basic-Intermediate

Adobe Photoshop CC is a widely used graphic design and image editing application from Adobe and considered as the industry standard and the first choice among artists, graphic designers, photographers and web designers. This 3-day course will take you all the way from getting to know the workspace to creating and editing beautiful artworks.
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Course Outline


Work Environment

• Looking at the Work Area

• Working in 64 and 32 bit modes

• Customising Preferences & Keyboard Shortcuts

• Using the tools & Tool Options

Using Adobe Bridge

• Viewing & Editing Files

• Reading MetaData & Applying Keywords

• Searching & Filtering

• Favourites & Collections

• Introducing Task Automation

• Exploring Mini Bridge

Working With Selections

• About selecting & selection tools

• Rectangular & Oval selections

• Lasso tool, Magnetic Lasso Tool, Polygonal Lasso Tool

• Magic Wand

• Quick Selection Tool

• Feathering - softening selection edges

• Selecting by Colour

Understanding Layers

• Background layers

• Creating layers

• Rearrange & editing layers

• Opacity & Layer Blending Modes

• Linking Layers

• Applying Layer Styles

• Flattening Layers

• Layer Comps

• Duplicating & Aligning Layers

• Layer Groups

Transforming

• Free Transform

• Mathematical transforms: Flip, Rotate, Arbitrary

• Scale, Skew, Distort, Perspective

• Transform with Warp

• Canvas Rotation

Basic Photo Corrections

• Understanding Images: Raster & Vector

• Image Resolution

• Exposure & Balance

• Tonal values & Photography

• Image Adjustments Options

• Working with the Adjustments Panel

• Histogram

• Levels Dialog Box

• Curves Dialog Box

• Straightening & Cropping

• Using Automatic & Manual Adjustments - Contrast, Shadows & Highlights, Hue & Saturation

• Replacing colours

• Dodge, Sponge & Burn tools

• Black & White Adjustment Feature

Retouching & Repairing

• Clone Stamp Tool & Clone Panel Options

• Pattern Tool

• Spot Healing Brush

• Healing Brush & Patch Tools

• Red Eye Removal

• Separate Layer retouching

• Layers - Auto Align Layers

• Spherical Alignment

• Layers -Auto Blend Layers

• Content Aware Healing & Fills

• Typography

• Adding Type

• Character & Paragraph settings

• Justification & Hyphenation

• Tracking, Kerning & Leading

• Warping Type

• Type on a Path

• Vertical Type

Colour Modes

• Creating New Colour Swatches

• Creating Colour Blends/ Gradients

• Applying colour & gradients

• Hue Sampling Ring

Brushes

• Working with brushes

• Changing Brush Options

Correcting Digital Photographs

• About Camera Raw

• Processing Files in Camera Raw

• Merging exposure and application of advanced colour correction

• Correcting digital photographs in Phoptoshop

• Correcting image distortion

• Working with depth of field

• Quick Masks & Gradient Masks

Creating & Editing Quick Masks

• Saving selections as Masks

• Alpha Channels

• Loading Masks as selections

• Editing Masks

• Extracting Images

• Applying Filter Effects to Masked selections

• Creating Gradient Masks

Vector Drawing: Paths

• Pen Tool

• Using Paths

• Scaleable Objects

• Shape Layer

• Importing Smart Objects (Illustrator/ Acrobat)

• Complex Path editing

• Compound Paths

• Saving Paths

• Clipping & Work Paths

• Filling & Stroking paths, selections

Filters

• Using filters

• Gamut & Workflow aspects

• Stacking Orders & Saving multiple filters

• Fading Filters (Opacity & Blend Modes)

• Smart Filters

• Creating, Saving & Editing Smart filters

Working with 3D images

• Creating a 3D shape from a layer

• Manipulating 3D objects

• Using 3D panels to adjust lighting and surface textures

• Merging 2D onto 3D layers

• Importing 3D Files

• Painting onto a 3D object

• Using Repoussé to create 3D text

Whats New

• All-new Smart Sharpen

• Intelligent upsampling

• Camera Shake Reduction

• Editable rounded rectangles

• Improved 3D painting

• Improved type styles

• Improved 3D Scene panel

• Improved 3D effects

 

Delivery Method

Instructor Led classroom based training. Scheduled classes are normally held in Woodmead - near to Sandton in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. Stationary and textbook included. Refreshments, including 2 tea breaks and a cooked meal for lunch are provided for full time courses. Contact hours are between 9am to 4pm.

Scheduled Dates


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Note: places are only fully secured once payment has been made.

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