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Photoshop Basics Courses
Photoshop Basics Course Introduction
Adobe Photoshop is the premiere image manipulation tool for print design, Web design, and photography.
In this course, students learn the basics of the Photoshop interface and get working on hands-on projects based on real-world design scenarios. Students learn to choose and use the best tools for common Photoshop jobs including silhouetting, exposure correction, retouching, layering, setting typography, and creating image composites. In this course, students learn how to make high-quality selections and edits, and develop an efficient imaging workflow.
To provide the student with a thorough understanding of Photoshop basics.
Of Interest To
Those interested in pursuing a career in graphic or Web design.
Photoshop Basics Course Breakdown
Getting around in Photoshop; Demystifying Photoshop; Navigating in Photoshop; Selections, layers, and transformations; File format essentials
Photo correction and retouching; Why we alter images; Image correction; Image retouching
Advanced layers and selections; Selection edges; The barnyard boogie bar; Barn conversion
Typography; Type in Photoshop images; Basic type editing; Type panels; Other type tools and features; Alignment and readability effects; Creating a complete type and image layout
Filters and effects; Applying filters; Uses for filters; Image enhancement; Illustration effects; Creative alterations; Filters in a project
Image management and creative applications; Image management; Source image files; Organize and manage with Adobe Bridge; Gather and distribute your images; Changing spaces
A Student Guide is provided for this course.
Evaluation is based solely on an Academy of Learning College final exam. Prior to taking the final exam, students must successfully complete all the components of the online course material. Participants who receive 75% or higher on their exam will receive a certificate.
Graphic and Web Design
Method of Delivery
Online training supported by online instructors.
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