Web Site Creator

Photoshop

Course overview

Course Summary

Duration: 8 weeks, 56 hours


The Fastest, Easiest Way to Learn Photoshop!

We use real-world settings and accurate simulations to help you apply your new knowledge directly to daily tasks and the knowledge you gain becomes an asset for life. 


Lesson #1: What is Photoshop?

  • Exploring the Menu Bar
  • Introducing the Toolbox
  • Understanding the Options Bar
  • Using Palettes
  • Customizing Photoshop
  • Opening and Navigating Images
  • Using Adobe Bridge
  • Getting Help
  • Using the History Palette


Lesson #2: Overview of the Selection Tools

  • Using the Marquee Tools
  • Exploring the Lasso Tools
  • Creating Selections Using the Magic Wand
  • Using Color Range to Create Selections
  • Creating Selections Using Extractions
  • Transforming a Selection
  • Copying Pasting and Moving a Selection


Lesson #3: Understanding Layers

  • Working with Layers
  • Applying Layer Styles
  • Fill and Adjustment Layers
  • Exploring Layer Comps
  • What are Masks?
  • Using Layer Masks
  • Merging and Flattening Layers


Lesson #4: Understanding Color Modes

  • Specifying Color
  • Understanding Color Adjustment
  • Using the Adjustment Tools
  • Replacing Color
  • Introduction to the Drawing Tools
  • Creating Paths
  • Modifying Paths
  • Introduction to the Painting Tools
  • Using the Painting Tools


Lesson #5: Working with Type

  • Converting Type into a Shape or Path
  • Exploring Type Effects
  • Understanding Filters
  • Previewing Filters
  • Working with Filters
  • Retouching Images


Lesson #6: Preparing to Publish

  • Printing Basics
  • Optimizing Images for the Web
  • Using Save For Web and Devices
  • Creating Image Slices