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Introduction to Photoshop CS6

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

Most Accelebrate courses are delivered as private, customized, on-site training at our clients' locations worldwide for groups of 3 or more attendees and are custom tailored to their specific needs. Please visit our client list to see organizations for whom we have delivered private in-house training. These courses can also be delivered as live, private online classes for groups that are geographically dispersed or wish to save on the instructor's or students' travel expenses. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private training at your site or online, 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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