Online instructor-led training

Photoshop Intro

Mar 13-21,
6:30PM-9:30PM

Wednesdays & Thursdays

About the event

Course Details

Description:

Professional, top notch imagery is critical in differentiating your creative work from the others. Photoshop is a foundational tool for most creative projects and effective designers know Photoshop well. This class is an easy and fun way to learn layer basics, photo retouching and image editing. If you want to create great images, this is the place to start.

Prerequisites:

This class is appropriate for novice to intermediate level users. We also recommend that you have the software installed before starting the class. You can purchase the software or obtain a trial version of it from the Adobe web site at www.adobe.com.

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COURSE OUTLINE

  • Starting to Work in Adobe Photoshop
  • Using the Tools
  • Sampling a color
  • Working with Tools and Tool Properties
  • Undoing actions in Photoshop
  • More About Panels and Panel Locations
  • Strategy for Retouching
  • Resolution and image size
  • Opening a file with Adobe Bridge
  • Straightening and cropping the image in Photoshop
  • Adjusting the color and tone
  • Using the Spot Healing Brush tool
  • Applying a content-aware patch
  • Repairing areas with the Clone Stamp tool
  • Sharpening the image
  • About selecting and selection tools
  • Getting started
  • 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
  • About layers
  • Getting started
  • 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
  • Getting started
  • Improving a Snapshot
  • Adjusting facial features with Liquify
  • Blurring a background
  • Creating a panorama
  • Filling empty areas when cropping
  • Correcting image distortion
  • Extending depth of field
  • Moving objects with the Content-Aware Move tool
  • Adjusting perspective in an image
  • Working with masks and channels
  • Getting started
  • Using Select and Mask
  • Creating a quick mask
  • Manipulating an image with Puppet Warp
  • Using an alpha channel to create a shadow
  • About type
  • Getting started
  • Creating A Clipping Mask from Type
  • Creating type on a path
  • Warping point type
  • Designing Paragraphs of Type
  • Adding a rounded rectangle
  • Adding vertical text
  • About bitmap images and vector graphics
  • About paths and the Pen tool
  • Getting started
  • Drawing with The Pen Tool
  • Working with Defined Custom Shapes
  • Importing a Smart Object
  • Adding color and depth to a shape using layer styles
  • Getting started
  • Arranging layers
  • Using Smart Filters
  • Painting a layer
  • Adding a background
  • Using the History Panel to Undo Edits
  • Upscaling a low-resolution image
  • Getting started
  • Using Layer Groups to Create Button Graphics
  • Automating A Multistep Task
  • Designing with Artboards

All Classes Taught by Industry Pros

Instructor

Christine Marsh

With over two decades of experience as a producer, director, editor, animator, marketing consultant, designer, and digital media trainer, Christine is a creative professional who has worked with clients such as Johns Hopkins University, Voice of America, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. She has taught a wide range of classes and custom training sessions for colleges, professional development centers, and private clients on topics such as graphic design, web design and development, 508 compliance, marketing, interactive media, video editing, animation, motion graphics, 3D modeling & animation, virtual/augmented reality, pre-production skills, and video production techniques, i.e. cinematography, directing and producing.

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