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Photoshop - A Comprehensive Approach Course

The student will understand and use the various elements in the Photoshop CS5 interface so as to efficiently work with the software, including layers, masks, special effects, and will create and optimize animations for the web and mobile devices.

Photoshop - A Comprehensive Approach course offered at MasterGrade IT.

Who should attend this Course?

This course is intended for a diverse audience, including, but not limited to, computer-savvy professionals who want to create and enhance graphics for marketing materials, newsletters, blogs, and websites; photographers who want to work with and prepare photos for print and web; students with an interest in graphic design or those with novice design skills; and professionals who want to learn and use Photoshop CS5 as a complement to other CS5 programs, such as Illustrator.


Photoshop - A Comprehensive Approach

Lesson 1: Initiating a Project

  • Plan a Project
  • Identify Copyright and Citation Requirements

Lesson 2: Exploring the Adobe® Photoshop® CS5 Environment

  • Explore the Photoshop Interface
  • Customize the Workspace
  • Explore Adobe Bridge

Lesson 3: Determining Graphic Type and Resolution

  • Differentiate Between Raster and Vector Graphics
  • Understand Image Resolution

Lesson 4: Working with Selections

  • Create a Selection
  • Save a Selection
  • Modify a Selection
  • Apply Color to a Selection

Lesson 5: Working with Layers

  • Create Layers
  • Work with Type Layers
  • Transform Layers
  • Apply Styles
  • Undo Previous Steps
  • Manage Layers

Lesson 6: Enhancing Images with Paint and Filters

  • Paint on an Image
  • Apply Filter Effects

Lesson 7: Exploring Image Modes and Color Adjustments

  • Explore Grayscale and Bitmap Modes
  • Apply Color Adjustments

Lesson 8: Saving Images for Web and Print

  • Save Images for Print
  • Save Images for the Web
  • Save Images as PDF

Lesson 9: Enhancing Images

  • Create Gradients
  • Retouch Images
  • Adjust Tonal Range Using Adjustment Layers

Lesson 10: Working with Vector Paths

  • Create Vector Paths
  • Edit Paths

Lesson 11: Working with Shape Layers and Masks

  • Work with Shape Layers
  • Work with Masks
  • Apply Special Effects to a Layer

Lesson 12: Automating Tasks

  • Work with Actions
  • Automate Tasks Using Adobe Bridge

Lesson 13: Working with Video Files

  • Edit Video Files
  • Export Video Files

Lesson 14: Integrating with Other Adobe Applications

  • Integrate with Adobe® Illustrator®
  • Edit a Photoshop File in Adobe® Acrobat®

Lesson 15: Understanding Color Modes and Workflow

  • Compare Color Modes
  • Examine Color Workflow

Lesson 16: Setting Color Space

  • Calibrate and Profile the Monitor
  • Set a Working Color Space in Photoshop
  • Convert Images from One Color Space to Another
  • Manage Printing and Color

Lesson 17: Using Advanced Image Support

  • Work with the Camera Raw Format
  • Create High Dynamic Range Images
  • Enhance Images Using Lens Correction Filter
  • Preview an Image on a Video Monitor

Lesson 18: Combining Images

  • Merge and Rescale Images
  • Blend Images

Lesson 19: Enhancing Image Quality

  • Reduce Noise in Images
  • Sharpen Images
  • Minimize Moiré Patterns
  • Eliminate Red Eye Defects

Lesson 20: Adjusting RGB Colors

  • Identify Color Regions for Color Correction
  • Make Color and Contrast Adjustments
  • Make Basic Curve Adjustments
  • Correct Memory Colors
  • Adjust Shadows and Highlights Independently

Lesson 21: Creating CMYK Separations

  • Adjust Color Settings for Prepress
  • Examine Calibration Techniques
  • Adjust Out-of-Gamut Colors
  • Color Separate Images
  • Adjust CMYK Curves
  • Working with Grayscale Images

Lesson 22: Working with Grayscale Images and Spot Colors

  • Convert Color Images to Grayscale Images
  • Create Duotones
  • Add Spot Colors to Selected Areas of an Image

Lesson 23: Preparing Web Images

  • Understand Images for the Web
  • Reduce File Size

Lesson 24: Optimizing Images

  • Optimize Photographic Images
  • Optimize Flat Color Graphics and Illustrations
  • Apply Transparency Settings

Lesson 25: Preparing Images for Cross-Platform Viewing

  • Set Up Color Management for the Web
  • Alter Images for Displaying Across Platforms
  • Snap to Web-Safe Colors

Lesson 26: Creating Web Page Layouts

  • Create a Web Page
  • Create Web Page Backgrounds
  • Draw Editable Vector Shapes
  • Create Effects

Lesson 27: Exporting a Web Page

  • Prepare a Web Page for Export
  • Export a Web Page

Lesson 28: Creating Animations for Web and Mobile Devices

  • Create Frame Animations
  • Create Timeline Animations
  • Save Animations
  • Preview Animations on Mobile Devices

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Course Content -

Photoshop - A Comprehensive Approach

•  Initiating a Project
•  Exploring the Adobe® Photoshop® CS5 Environment
•  Determining Graphic Type and Resolution
•  Working with Selections
•  Working with Layers
•  Enhancing Images with Paint and Filters
•  Exploring Image Modes and Color Adjustments
•  Saving Images for Web and Print
•  Enhancing Images
•  Working with Vector Paths
•  Working with Shape Layers and Masks
•  Automating Tasks
•  Working with Video Files
•  Integrating with Other Adobe Applications
•  Understanding Color Modes and Workflow
•  Setting Color Space
•  Using Advanced Image Support
•  Combining Images
•  Enhancing Image Quality
•  Adjusting RGB Colors
•  Creating CMYK Separations
•  Working with Grayscale Images and Spot Colors
•  Preparing Web Images
•  Optimizing Images
•  Preparing Images for Cross-Platform Viewing
•  Creating Web Page Layouts
•  Exporting a Web Page
•  Creating Animations for Web and Mobile Devices
 


 

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