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Photoshop CC

Course Overview

A two day intensive Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud CC training course . The course assumes no prior Photoshop knowledge.

Duration: 2 day course

Course Content

Getting to Know Adobe Photoshop
Starting Adobe Photoshop in Windows 8
The Welcome Experience
Dark Versus Light Interface
The Photoshop CC Workspace
Understanding Panels
Working With the Panel Dock
Working With Panels and Panel Groups
Panel Techniques
Understanding the Tools Panel
Working With the Tools Panel
Resetting the Tools Panel
Understanding the Options Bar
Opening an Existing File

Your First Document
Creating a New Document
Customising and Saving Workspaces
Understanding the Rulers and Ruler Tool
Understanding the Preferences Dialog Box
Saving a Document

Navigating Images
Understanding the Document Window
Navigating With the Zoom Tool
Navigating With the Hand Tool
Navigating With the Navigator Panel
Navigating With Keyboard Shortcuts
Understanding Screen Modes
Working With Tabbed Documents
Arranging Multiple Documents
Working With Multiple Documents

Digital Image Basics
Understanding File Formats
Understanding Image Size Versus Resolution
Understanding File Size
Understanding Colour Mode

Making Selections
Using the Marquee Tools
Understanding the Lasso Tools
Using the Lasso Tool
Using the Polygonal Lasso Tool
Using the Magnetic Lasso Tool
Using the Quick Selection Tool
Using the Magic Wand Tool
Growing a Selection
Add to or Subtract From a Selection
Saving a Selection
Understanding the Refine Edge Dialog Box
Refining Hard-Edged Selections
Refining Soft-Edged Selections
Selecting With Colour Range
Moving and Copying Selections

Working With Layers
Understanding Layers
Understanding the Layers Panel
Creating a New Layer
Working With Layers
Adding Images to Layers
Working With Layers
Working With the Background Layer
Changing the Layer Stacking Order
Changing Layer Opacity
Transforming Layers
Organising Layers Into Groups

Resizing Images
Understanding Resizing and Resampling
Resizing an Image for Printing
Using the Print Dialog Box to Resize Images
Resampling an Image for Email or Web
Guidelines for Cropping Images
Understanding the Crop Tool Options Bar
Cropping Images
Cropping Images to a Preset Size
Applying a Non-Destructive Crop
Using the Crop Tool to Add a Border

Understanding Colour
Colour Fundamentals
Understanding the Colour Panel
Applying Colour With the Colour Panel
Selecting Colours Using the Swatches Panel
Selecting Colours Using the Eyedropper
Selecting Colours Using the Hue Cube
Identifying a Colour
Using the Brush Tool to Apply Colour
Changing Brush Styles
Creating a Custom Brush
Using the Mixer Brush

Working With Text
Understanding Vector Based Text
Adding Point Text
Changing Text Size
Changing Text Colour
Changing the Font Family
Installing Typekit Fonts
Editing Text
Creating a Custom Path Frame
Adding Text Inside a Custom Path
Filling Text With an Image
Creating and Applying Paragraph Styles
Creating and Applying Character Styles
Creating a Watermark

Drawing a Standard Shape
Drawing a Custom Shape
Arranging Shapes
Drawing a Straight Line
Selecting and Editing Shape Layers
Understanding Guides
Understanding Smart Guides
Using Smart Guides to Position Shapes

Retouching and Repairing
Understanding the Retouch and Repair Tools
Removing Blemishes
Reducing Wrinkles
Removing Stray Hairs
Whitening Teeth
Intensifying Eye Colour
Removing Red Eye
Sculpting With Liquify
Removing Unwanted Objects and Wires
Moving Objects Using Content Aware
Using the Clone Stamp Tool

Understanding Saving
Saving Layered Files
Saving PSD Images in Another Format
Understanding the Save for Web Dialog Box
Optimising Photos for the Web Part 1

Printing Single Images
Understanding the Print Dialog Box
Using the Print Dialog Box
Understanding Printing Marks

Getting Help
Understanding the Help Menu
Investigating New Features
Using Online Help
Searching for Online Help
Accessing Online Tutorials

The Adobe Account
The Adobe Website
Signing in to Your Adobe Account
The Creative Profile Home Page
Managing Your Adobe Account
Adobe Creative Cloud Application Manager
Working With Apps
Understanding Assets
Understanding TypeKit
Add Fonts in Typekit
Understanding Adobe Colour CC
Understanding Behance

Creative Cloud Libraries
The Libraries Panel
Adding Assets to the Libraries Panel
Accessing the Contents of Your Library Online
Sorting the Contents of the Library
Sharing Libraries
Working With Libraries

Layer Effects
Applying a Drop Shadow Effect
Applying a Glow Effect
Adding a Border
Copying Effects to Other Layers
Saving Layer Effects as a Style
Understanding Layer Comps

Smart Objects
Understanding Smart Objects
Understanding Editing Smart Objects
Create an Embedded Smart Object
Editing an Embedded Smart Object
Creating a Linked Smart Object
Modifying a Linked Smart Object
Editing a Smart Object in Illustrator

Transforming Images
Flipping and Rotating Images
Straightening Images Using the Ruler Tool
Straightening Images Using the Crop Tool
Straightening Scanned Images
Correcting Perspective With Perspective Crop
Correcting Perspective With Puppet Warp
Changing Perspective With Perspective Warp
Scaling, Skewing and Freeform Rotating Images
Warping Images
Creating a Panorama

Tonal and Colour Corrections
Understanding Tone Colour and Channels
Understanding Adjustment Layers
Creating an Adjustment Layer
Using Adjustment Presets
Understanding Tone and Histograms
Using Levels to Improve Contrast
Using Curves to Improve Contrast
Opening Up Shadows
Repairing Photos That Needed Fill Flash
Correcting a Colour Cast Automatically
Correcting a Colour Cast Manually
Adjusting Colour Temperature
Adjusting Colour Saturation Selectively
Converting Colour Images to Greyscale
Brightening Washed Out Colours
Adjustment Layers in a Multi-Layered Image

Masks Filters and Blending
Understanding Layer Masks
Understanding Filters
Understanding Blending Modes
Applying a Vignette
Applying a Soft Focus Effect
Applying a Blurred Lighting Vignette
Applying a Focus Vignette Effect
Blending Images
Sharpening Images With the Unsharp Mask
Sharpening Images With Smart Sharpen
Adding Grain With the Add Noise Filter
Applying a Creative Filter
Smoothing Skin Using the High Pass Filter
Dodging and Burning
Adding Motion With Path Blur
Adding Elliptical Motion With Spin Blur
Reducing Camera Shake

Introduction to 3D
Understanding 3D in Photoshop
Understanding the 3D Panel
Understanding the Properties Panel
Understanding 3D Concepts
Creating Preset 3D Shapes
Working With Camera Views
Working With the Light Source
Add Colour to 3D Objects
Creating 3D Text
Applying Colour to 3D Text
Saving and Exporting 3D Objects
Importing a 3D Image Into an Image

Using Adobe Bridge
Installing Adobe Bridge
Understanding the Bridge Workspace
The Bridge Menu and Tool Bar
Opening an Image in Bridge
Working With Thumbnails
Working With Views in Bridge
Organising Images in Bridge
Sorting and Filtering
Embedding Metadata in Your Image Files

Introduction to Camera Raw
Understanding Camera Raw
The Camera Raw Screen
Understanding Camera Raw Panels
Understanding the Raw Tool Bar
Making Basic Changes in Camera Raw
Opening Images in Camera Raw
Preferences Dialog Box

Adobe Mobile Apps
Adobe Creative Cloud Mobile Apps
The Adobe Capture Apps
Adobe Photoshop Mobile Applications
The Creative Cloud Library and Mobile Apps
Mobile Application Help and Support

Creating a Contact Sheet
Creating a PDF Presentation
Creating a Web Photo Gallery

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