Training Adobe® Photoshop®: Creating and Enhancing Images and Graphics – 4 days

Class overview :

Creating content with visual impact is essential in today’s Web and print environments. Adobe Photoshop is the premier tool for creating and manipulating graphic and photographic images.

Class goals :

  • Leverage Adobe Photoshop to create and manipulate graphic and photographic images
  • Efficiently navigate and configure the Photoshop workspace
  • Apply Photoshop luminance and color adjustments using histogram analysis
  • Create and manipulate layers, layer masks, Smart Objects and Smart Filters
  • Retouch and restore imperfect or damaged images
  • Design graphics and optimize images for the Web

Content of Adobe Photoshop: Creating and Enhancing Images and Graphics

Introduction to Photoshop

  • Selecting the best Creative Suite tool for the job
  • Key Photoshop concepts

Navigating and Configuring the Interface

Navigating the work area

  • Panning and zooming
  • Saving a custom workspace

Moving content into Photoshop

  • Opening with Bridge and Lightroom
  • Processing using Camera Raw

Optimizing the interface

  • Showing a hidden panel group
  • Creating custom workspaces
  • Rolling back history

Demystifying Color, Resolution and Bit-Depth

Producing proper color

  • Calibrating end to end
  • Getting out of gamut

Bits, bits, and more bits

  • Selecting the proper bit depth
  • Resolving resolution issues

Image Optimization

Manipulating the canvas

  • Straightening the frame
  • Cropping for composition

Working with histograms

  • Reading a histogram
  • Adjusting levels using a histogram

Optimizing the photo

  • Automating corrections
  • Correcting white balance
  • Sponging in saturation

Working with Parts of an Image

Selection tools

  • Picking a selection tool and creating a selection
  • Making a Quick Selection

Modifying your selection

  • Adding to and subtracting from a selection
  • Feathering your selection

Masking and channels

  • Painting in Quickmask mode
  • Saving and loading masks
  • Converting a selection to a mask

Layers for Added Control

Manipulating layers

  • Grouping layers and adding a layer mask
  • Masking in a layer
  • Merging to a single layer

Styling a layer with effects

  • Drop shadows
  • Glows
  • Bevels
  • Applying filters to layers
  • Blending and layers
  • Making Smart Objects and Filters work for you

Vector Drawing and Typography

Vector drawing

  • Creating paths with the pen tool
  • Adding shape layers
  • Drawing vector geometric shapes

Working with type

  • Paragraphs and point type
  • Editing and formatting text
  • Altering type layers
  • Placing text on a path

Photographic Restoration and Retouching

Retouching a photo

  • Eliminating dust and scratches
  • Removing distracting objects

Repairing problem photos

  • Retouching and repairing an image
  • Cloning away details

Designing Graphics for the Web

Creating Web content

  • Designing Web banners
  • Turning images into buttons
  • Producing graphics for rollover effects

Outputting for the Web

  • Optimizing for Web colors
  • Resizing and compressing an image for quick rendering

Onze voordelen :

  • Type of training: Inter-company, intra-company and individual
  • 100% flexible & personalised training : You choose the place, the dates and the training program
  • Offer request : Response within 24 hours
  • 50% discount for SME’s from Brussels-Capital Region
  • Free parking, lunch & drinks
  • Free use of our Digital Competence Centre: Manuals, courses, exercises, …


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1180 Bruxelles

Tel : +32 2 412 04 10
Fax : +32 2 412 04 19
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