Do you need to edit photos for webpages, print or other documents? Do you need to create or modify graphics or logos? Do you need to know how “fix” a photograph? If so, then this class is for you.
This 2-day course breaks down the interface, tools, and features of Adobe Photoshop CS6 into easily understood topics and hands-on exercises. You will learn how to organize your projects and files using Adobe Bridge, and use tools to enhance images, whether for digital photography, print design, or the web. Gain proficiency in using Photoshop’s many selection methods. Work with layers for design flexibility and creative effects. This course also covers an introduction to color models and color management—to ensure your final product looks and prints as expected!
This course will include the basic principles, elements and vocabulary of using Photoshop. It will give you valuable tips and techniques related to many uses of Photoshop. This course is taught using Adobe Photoshop CS6 but most skills will be transferable to other versions.
Performance Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:
- Work with layers, selections and masks
- Straighten, crop and resize
- Retouch portraits
- Enhance colors, tone and sharpness
- About Camera Raw
- Digital special effects
- Text effects
- Digital artwork
- Professional presentation
- Photoshop plugins
Competencies covered in this course: User centered design principles and practices
Intended Audience: Professionals who have limited experience using Adobe Photoshop (or similar programs) and who design general communications for print or web
Recommended Pre-requisites: Participants should be proficient with basic Windows skills