INPS - Adobe Photoshop CC: Basic and Advanced

Adobe® Photoshop® CC is a leading graphic creation application, popular among graphic designers, illustrators, and photographers. Photoshop’s numerous features work together to provide a comprehensive toolset for you, the design professional. Adobe® Photoshop® CC day 1 focuses on some of the basic features of Photoshop so that the student can navigate the environment and use Photoshop tools to work with photographic images. In addition, the orientation to Adobe® Bridge and organization of files in Bridge is covered. Adobe® Photoshop® CC day 2 delves into some of the more advanced image creation and editing techniques, and offers you hands-on activities that demonstrate how these techniques can be used in combination to create exciting visual effects.

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To ensure your success in your course, you should have a basic comfort level with digital photography. For example, you have used a digital camera and have downloaded images to your computer or other storage device.

Detailed Class Syllabus

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Photoshop

Topic A: Organize Photoshop Assets by Using Adobe Bridge
Topic B: Organize the Photoshop Workspace
Topic C: Customize the Photoshop Workspace

Lesson 2: Creating Basic Images

Topic A: Manage Image Elements and Formats
Topic B: Apply Design Principles, Elements, and Graphic Composition
Topic C: Work with Digital Devices

Lesson 3: Managing Selections and Layers

Topic A: Use Selection Tools
Topic B: Manage Layers

Lesson 4: Adjusting Images

Topic A: Modify Images
Topic B: Repair Images
Topic C: Implement Color Management

Lesson 5: Refining Images

Topic A: Adjust Layers
Topic B: Apply Camera Raw
Topic C: Refine Images by Using Advanced Tools

Lesson 6: Managing Files in a Production Workflow

Topic A: Import, Export, and Organize Files
Topic B: Save Images for the Web
Topic C: Save Images for Print
Topic D: Format Images for Other Programs

Lesson 7: Creating Raster Images

Topic A: Draw with Brushes
Topic B: Create Gradients
Topic C: Apply Tool Presets

Lesson 8: Applying Vector Image Tools

Topic A: Create Images with Vector Paths
Topic B: Apply the Shape Drawing Tools
Topic C: Work with Type
Topic D: Apply Type Special Effects

Lesson 9: Applying Advanced Layer Techniques

Topic A: Modify Images with Masks
Topic B: Apply Special Effects by Using Filters
Topic C: Apply Special Effects to Layers
Topic D: Apply Smart Objects for Nondestructive Editing

Lesson 10: Automating Tasks

Topic A: Create and Apply Actions
Topic B: Batch Process Files with Photoshop and Adobe Bridge

Lesson 11: Editing Video

Topic A: Edit Video
Topic B: Add Graphics, Titles, and Animation to Video

Lesson 12: Setting Project Requirements

Topic A: Identify Purpose, Audience, and Audience Needs
Topic B: Adhere to Copyright Rules for Artwork, Graphics, and Graphics Use