Adobe Photoshop CC

32 Hours / Access Length: 6 Months / Delivery: Online, Self-Paced

Course Overview:

This course is designed for aspiring creatives seeking to master image editing, retouching, and digital art creation. You'll explore the ins and outs of Photoshop 2023, from navigating the interface to using advanced tools and techniques. You will dive into layers, selections, masks, typography, and even video editing. Get ready to build a wide range of skills, such as color correction, compositing, vector drawing, working with Camera Raw, and mastering Photoshop's AI-powered Neural Filters. By the end of this course, you'll be equipped with the know-how to create stunning visuals for personal projects or professional work, whether you're a graphic designer, photographer, or digital artist.

Students will need a copy of the Adobe Photoshop CC software in order to do coursework.

Students will:
  • Students will be able to navigate the Photoshop interface and identify key tools and panels.
  • Students will be able to select and manage layers in Photoshop.
  • Students will be able to use a variety of selection tools to isolate parts of an image for editing.Students will be able to apply basic correction and enhancement tools, such as the crop tool, spot healing brush, and clone stamp tool.
  • Students will be able to use advanced correction and enhancement tools, such as adjustment layers, smart filters, and content-aware fill.
  • Students will be able to create masks to selectively hide parts of a layer and add text to their images.
  • Students will be able to create paths using the vector drawing tools in Photoshop.
  • Students will be able to create composite images by combining multiple images and using layer features such as blending modes and layer masks.
  • Students will be able to prepare images for print and web by adjusting image resolution, color mode, and file format.
  • Students will be able to use Photoshop's 3D and video editing features to create and edit 3D objects and videos within the program.

Course Outline:

Lesson 1: Getting to Know the Work Area

Let's explore Photoshop's interface, tools, panels, and learn how to undo actions together, making editing a breeze!

Lesson 2: Basic Photo Corrections

In this lesson you learn retouching strategies, and how to adjust image size, resolution, and correct colors to make your photos pop.

Lesson 3: Working with Selections

You will master selection tools, crop images, and manipulate selections like a pro, making editing certain parts a piece of cake in this lesson.

Lesson 4: Layer Basics

Here you will discover the power of layers, layer effects, gradients, and how to use adjustment layers for non-destructive editing.

Lesson 5: Quick Fixes

Learn the techniques improve snapshots, create stunning panoramas, and fix image distortions to give your photos a professional touch.

Lesson 6: Masks and Channels

Dive into the world of masks, channels, Puppet Warp, and working with alpha channels for advanced editing control.

Lesson 7: Typographic Design

Design eye-catching text, create clipping masks with text, and format paragraphs to make your designs stand out.

Lesson 8: Vector Drawing Techniques

Learn the difference between bitmap and vector graphics, draw with the Pen tool, and create awesome custom shapes.

Lesson 9: Advanced Compositing

This lesson will help you master layer arrangement, Smart Filters, and enhance low-resolution images to make your composites shine.

Lesson 10: Painting with the Mixer Brush

In this lesson, you discover the Mixer Brush, mix colors, and practice digital painting techniques to create unique artwork.

Lesson 11: Editing Video

Learn how to edit videos in Photoshop 2023, animate text, add transitions, and render your video creations effortlessly.

Lesson 12: Working with Camera Raw

At the completion of this lesson you will understand Camera Raw files, process images, and retouch portraits for stunning results.

Lesson 13: Preparing Files for the Web

Learn how to design using the Frame tool, layer groups, artboards, and learn to automate tasks to speed up your workflow.

Lesson 14: Producing and Printing Consistent Color

This lesson explores color management, proofing, and preparing files for printing to ensure perfect results every time.

Lesson 15: Exploring Neural Filters

Finally, discover the power of Neural Filters, restore antique photos, and perfect composites using Photoshop 2023's AI capabilities.

All necessary materials are included.

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended for the best experience.
Hardware Requirements:
  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 2 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone (Webinar / Live Online sessions)
Operating System Requirements:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 or 10 (Home, Pro)
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:
  • Latest Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience.
  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari
Basic Software Requirements (These are recommendations of software to use):
  • Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice)
  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is denoted in the above course outline.

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