Introduction to Photoshop CS6

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PHSP-108 (3 Days)
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Illustrator Training Overview

Accelebrate's Photoshop Training: Introduction to Adobe Photoshop CS6 training class teaches attendees how to manipulate images, edit motion-based content, and create image composites in Adobe Photoshop CS6.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate courses are taught as private, customized training for groups of 3 or more at your site. In addition, we offer live, private online training for teams who may be in multiple locations or wish to save on travel costs. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private on-site or online training, please contact us.

In addition, some courses are available as live, online classes for individuals. See a schedule of online courses.

Illustrator Training Objectives

  • Use the features new to Photoshop CS6
  • Work with the key components of the Photoshop CS6 interface
  • Perform basic photo correction
  • Crop with multiple overlays
  • Use the expanded content-aware toolkit
  • Create skin tone-aware selections and masking
  • Work with three new blur effects, re-engineered design tools, adaptive Wide Angle adjustments
  • Use the improved Camera Raw engine and auto corrections
  • Work with Background Save and Auto-recovery
  • Use the intuitive video enhancements, simplified 3D interface, and improved editing speed with real-time results

Illustrator Training Outline

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Introduction
Getting to Know the Work Area
  • Starting to work in Adobe Photoshop
  • Using the tools
  • Using the options bar and other panels
  • Undoing actions in Photoshop
  • Customizing the workspace
  • Finding resources for using Photoshop
  • Checking for updates
Basic Photo Correction
  • Strategy for retouching
  • Resolution and image size
  • Getting started
  • Adjusting the color in Camera Raw
  • Straightening and cropping the image in Photoshop
  • Replacing colors in an image
  • Adjusting saturation with the Sponge tool
  • Repairing areas with the Clone Stamp tool
  • Using the Spot Healing Brush tool
  • Applying a content-aware patch
  • Applying the Unsharp Mask filter
  • Saving the image for four-color printing
Working with Selections
  • 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
  • Cropping an image and erasing within a selection
Layer Basics
  • About layers
  • 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
Correcting and Enhancing Digital Photographs
  • About camera raw files
  • Processing files in Camera Raw
  • Applying advanced color correction
  • Correcting digital photographs in Photoshop
  • Correcting image distortion
  • Adding depth of field
Masks and Channels
  • Working with masks and channels
  • Getting started
  • Creating a mask
  • Refining a mask
  • Creating a quick mask
  • Manipulating an image with Puppet Warp
  • Working with channels
  • Review questions
  • Review answers
Typographic Design
  • About type
  • Getting started
  • Creating a clipping mask from type
  • Creating type on a path
  • Warping point type
  • Designing paragraphs of type
Vector Drawing Techniques
  • About bitmap images and vector graphics
  • About paths and the Pen tool
  • Getting started
  • Using paths with artwork
  • Creating vector objects for the background
  • Working with defined custom shapes
  • Importing a Smart Object
Advanced Compositing
  • Getting started
  • Assembling a montage of images
  • Applying filters
  • Hand-coloring selections on a layer
  • Applying Smart Filters
  • Adding drop shadows and a border
  • Matching color schemes across images
  • Automating a multistep task
  • Stitching a panorama
  • Finishing the image
Creating a new video project
  • Animating text with keyframes
  • Creating effects
  • Adding transitions
  • Adding audio
  • Muting unwanted audio
  • Rendering video
Painting with the Mixer Brush
  • About the Mixer Brush
  • Getting started
  • Selecting brush settings
  • Mixing colors
  • Creating a custom brush preset
  • Mixing colors with a photograph
Working with 3D Images
  • Manipulating 3D objects
  • Adding 3D objects
  • Merging 3D layers to share the same 3D space
  • Positioning objects in a scene
  • Applying materials to 3D objects
  • Lighting a 3D scene
  • Rendering a 3D scene
Preparing Files for the Web
  • Creating slices
  • Exporting HTML and images
  • Using the Zoomify feature
  • Creating a web gallery
Producing and Printing Consistent Color
  • About color management
  • Specifying color-management settings
  • Proofing an image
  • Identifying out-of-gamut colors
  • Adjusting an image and printing a proof
  • Saving the image as a CMYK EPS file
  • Printing
Conclusion
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Lecture percentage

40%

Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

60%

Lab

Course Number:

PHSP-108

Duration:

3 Days

Prerequisites:

No prior experience is presumed.

Training Materials:

All students will receive a copy of Adobe Photoshop CS6 Classroom in a Book.

Software Requirements:

  • Photoshop CS6 or later (for Windows or Mac)
  • A recent version of Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, or Safari web browser
  • Related lab files that Accelebrate will provide
  • Note: This class can be taught for Windows or Mac audiences

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