Adobe Photoshop Training

Photoshop is the major software program for image editing. Photoshop is not an instinctive program and cannot be learned within a day. It is the current and main market leader for commercial bitmap and image manipulation. This training course is demanding and requires you to stay concentrated.

This training course shows you how to use Adobe Photoshop to perform many different image processing techniques. In this course, you will learn how to use several tools for selecting parts of images, and will move, duplicate and resize images. You will learn to use layers, layer effects, filters, painting and blending, and color modification and many more things from expert designers in photoshop.

Adobe Photoshop training syllabus:

Introduction

  • Vector vs. bitmap graphics
  • Image resolution
  • Interface -tools/control panel/panels
  • Preferences -units/increments/guides/Undos

Painting

  • Paint tools -Paintbrush/Pencil/Eraser…
  • Tool presets- saving tool settings Working with pen and tablets Patterns
  • Gradients -linear/radial/angled

Basic Selection techniques

  • Selection tools -Marquee/Lasso/Magic wand/Quick Selection
  • Modifying selections
  • Color range -making selections based on color

Working with layers

  • Introduction -layer concepts, Creating, modifying and controlling
  • Transparency – opacity and blend modes
  • Layer styles -layer specific styles such as patterns/gradients/fills…
  • Layer groups -organising layers
  • Aligning/distributing layers
  • Positioning/smart guides
  • Clipping masks -masking using layers

Working with colours

  • Colour theory-RGB/CMYK
  • Gamut -identify non-printing colours
  • Saving colours -swatches
  • Eyedropper tool

Saving your work

  • File formats -benefits and uses of formats: psd/tif/jpg/png…

Sizing

  • Transforming-scale/rotate/skew/distort/perspective/warping
  • Image and canvas size
  • Crop tools
  • Content Aware scaling

Identifying colors/selections

  • Channels
  • Alpha Channels -saving selections/areas of colour

Cutouts

  • Refine edge – cutting out hair/fur/foliage

Working with External files

  • Place linked
  • Place embedded

Correcting and enhancing images

  • Auto adjustments -tone/colour/contrast
  • Histograms -understanding information
  • Color balance
  • Replace color
  • Hue/saturation
  • Levels -adjusting tonal balance
  • Black and white

Intermediate- level layers

  • Layers -transparency/blend modes
  • Layer Masks -non- destructive/paintable masks
  • Smart Objects -combine layers to create non-destructive
  • Layer Adjustments -apply non-destructive edits such as levels, Hue/Saturation…
  • Layer control -merge, flatten

Type

  • Type formatting -Character and Paragraph

Effects

  • Applying filters -watercolour/solarisation, etc.
  • Filter gallery -combining filters
  • Blur filters -for effect Puppet warp
  • Liquify filters -distorting images

Retouching images

  • Content aware -move/fill/scale
  • Retouching tools -clone stamp/spot/healing brush/patch tool
  • Retouching techniques

Adobe Bridge

  • Previewing files -and contents
  • Reviewing and rating files
  • Photomerge
  • Loading images as layers

Integration with other Adobe apps

  • Adobe Stock
  • Adobe Fuse