Adobe Photoshop Level 1: Intro to Photoshop

Description

The purpose of this Adobe Photoshop training course is to get you acquainted with the basics of Photoshop and to rapidly familiarize you with all the possibilities of the software. This course will also train you to use Photoshop regularly in the workplace and/or help you develop a competitive portfolio. Students will learn to use Photoshop for sizing, image editing, and color correction. Participants will also explore creative effects with layers, brushes, and other tools.

Topics

  • Getting to know the User Interface (UI) and tools
  • Using Adobe Bridge
  • Basic photo corrections
  • Working with Selections
  • Layer basics
  • Masks and Channels
  • Color balancing images
  • Basic filters
  • Understanding Image Size and Resolution

Duration

24 hours (3 days)

Prerequisites

Open minded with an interest in using Photoshop to communicate.

Discussion

Understand how to prepare images for web vs. print, discuss how to move back and forth between different Adobe software and learn tips and tricks to make for successful photo editing!

Goals

  • Become familiar with the Photoshop workspace.
  • Learn to resize images.
  • Learn selection techniques.
  • Learn how to collage images from various sources.
  • Learn to create layer masks.
  • Understand color models.
  • Learn to use brush tools for painting and retouching.
  • Understand basic color correction principles and techniques.
  • Use the Layers panel for adjustments, clipping, and special effects.
  • Learn to prepare final art for web and print.