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Photoshop ACA Training & Certification Pack

SS Course: 3000490

Course Overview


You will learn to use Adobe Photoshop CC to edit digital images to correct exposure, color balance, and to straighten and crop photos, work with layers, and create special lighting and text effects. You also will learn to enhance, manipulate, and composite photos.


Scheduled Classes


What You'll Learn



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    1. Getting to know the Work Area
      Starting to work in Adobe Photoshop
      Using the tools
      Sampling a color
      Working with tools and tool properties
      Undoing actions in Photoshop
      More about panels and panel locations
    1. Basic Photo Corrections
      Strategy for retouching
      Resolution and image size
      Opening a file with Adobe Bridge
      Straightening and cropping the image in Photoshop
      Adjusting the color and tone
      Using the Spot Healing Brush tool
      Applying a content-aware patch
      Repairing areas with the Clone Stamp tool
      Sharpening the image
    1. Working with Selections
      About selecting and selection tools
      Using Cloud Documents
      Using the Magic Wand tool
      Using the Quick Selection tool
      Moving a selected area
      Using the Object Selection tool
      Manipulating selections
      Selecting with the lasso tools
      Rotating a selection
      Selecting with the Magnetic Lasso tool
      Selecting from a center point
      Resizing and copying a selection
      Cropping an image
    1. 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
    1. Quick Fixes
      Improving a snapshot
      Adjusting facial features with Liquify
      Blurring a background
      Creating a panorama
      Filling empty areas when cropping
      Correcting image distortion
      Extending depth of field
      Removing objects using Content-Aware Fill
      Adjusting perspective in an image
    1. Masks and Channels
      Working with masks and channels
      Using Select and Mask and Select Subject
      Creating a quick mask
      Manipulating an image with Puppet Warp
      Using an alpha channel to create a shadow
    1. Typographic Design
      About type
      Creating a clipping mask from type
      Creating type on a path
      Warping point type
      Designing paragraphs of type
      Adding a rounded rectangle
      Adding vertical text
    1. Vector Drawing Techniques
      About bitmap images and vector graphics
      About paths and the Pen tool
      Drawing a shape with the Pen tool
      Drawing a path traced from a photo
      Converting a path to a selection and a layer mask
      Creating a logo with text and a custom shape
    1. Advanced Compositing
      Arranging layers
      Using Smart Filters
      Painting a layer
      Adding a background
      Using the History panel to undo edits
      Upscaling a low-resolution image
    1. Painting with the Mixer Brush
      About the Mixer Brush
      Selecting brush settings
      Mixing colors
      Mixing colors with a photograph
      Painting and mixing colors with brush presets
    1. Editing Video
      About the Timeline panel
      Creating a new video project
      Animating text with keyframes
      Creating effects
      Adding transitions
      Adding audio
      Muting unwanted audio
      Rendering video
    1. Working with Camera Raw
      About camera raw files
      Processing files in Camera Raw
      Applying advanced color correction
    1. Preparing Files for the Web
      Creating placeholders with the Frame tool
      Using layer groups to create button graphics
      Automating a multistep task
      Designing with artboards
    1. Producing and Printing Consistent Color
      Preparing files for printing
      Performing a zoom test
      About color management
      Specifying color-management settings
      Identifying out-of-gamut colors
      Proofing document colors on a monitor
      Bringing colors into the output gamut
      Converting an image to CMYK
      Saving the image as a CMYK EPS file
      Printing a CMYK image from Photoshop
    1. Printing 3D Files
      Understanding the 3D environment
      Positioning 3D elements
      Printing a 3D file



Students must have a good working knowledge of computers, operating systems, using a mouse, keyboard, standard menus, and commands. Students must be able to open, save, and close applications and files, as well as navigate to other folders.

    Who Should Attend

    • Photographers
    • Graphic Designers
    • Web Designers
    • Videographers
    • 3D Artists
    • Architects

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