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Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop has become an industry standard for many different disciplines including desktop publishing, multimedia design, web design, and digital video editing. Photoshop is often a prerequisite for many other software programs and is the one program that everyone in every area of digital media should know.

In Adobe Photoshop - Essentials training course, you will learn to create, edit and apply special effects to images and text that can be prepared for various uses such as print and marketing materials, presentations, websites, eLearning and digital apps.

In Adobe Photoshop - Intermediate and Adobe Photoshop - Advanced training course, you will learn the most advanced techniques such as to design and create modern layouts, interfaces and controls for web, mobile, video, and UI design. In addition to learning key features and techniques, you will learn important workflow processes and design concepts. Learn to efficiently create professional designs that are easier for developers to code.

By attending Adobe Photoshop workshop, delegates will learn:
  • Photoshop interface and tools
  • Photoshop features, tricks, and tips

  • Strong working knowledge of Mac or Windows.

  • Anyone involved in digital media, including desktop publishing, multimedia design, web design, digital video editing, and other disciplines for which Photoshop is the industry standard
  • Photographers and Artists

COURSE AGENDA

Adobe Photoshop - Essentials
(Duration : 3 Days)

1

Digital Images

  • RGB and CMYK color models
    • Additive and subtractive
  • Image size vs. resolution
  • Pixel aspect ratio
  • Bits per channel
  • Alpha channel
2

Interface

  • Opening an saving a file
  • Using bridge to open a file
  • Tools and tools options
  • Hidden tools
  • Using some keyboard shortcuts
  • Zoom in and out of your picture
    • Navigator panel
  • Selections and adjustments
  • Text
  • Clipping masks
  • Undo and the history panel
  • Customizing your workspace
3

Cropping

  • Camera RAW
  • Straightening and cropping an image
    • Regular cropping
    • Rule of thirds
    • Non destructive cropping
    • Straightening the image
  • Making automatic adjustments
  • Removing a color cast
  • Manually adjusting the tonal range
  • Strategies for retouching
4

Selections

  • Selecting and selection tools
  • Using selection tools
  • Transforming a selection
  • Refining the edge of a selection
5

Layer Basics

  • Layers
  • Using the layers panel
  • Layer stacking order
  • Difference between opacity and fill
  • Locking a layer
    • Transparency, image pixels, position, and the entire layer
  • Adding a layer mask
    • White for opacity and black for transparency
  • Applying a gradient to a layer
  • Applying a layer style
    • Drop shadow, stroke, other styles
  • Global light
  • Loading and saving a style
  • Styles panel
  • Flattening and saving files
6

Photo Corrections: Color

  • Correcting digital photographs
  • Color correction
    • Levels
    • Curves
    • Color balance
  • Primary color correction
  • Secondary color correction
  • Adjusting lightness with the dodge tool
  • Adjusting saturation with the sponge tool
  • Comparing automatic and manual results
7

Photo Corrections: Blemishes

  • Using the right tool
    • Healing tools
  • Patch tool
  • Content-aware move tool
  • Repairing areas with the clone stamp tool
  • Sharpening your images
  • Fixing lens defects
8

Masks and Channels

  • Creating a mask
  • Refining a mask
  • Quick masks
  • Loading a mask as a selection
  • Applying a filter to a mask
  • Applying effects using a gradient mask
  • Puppet warp
9

Using Channels Panel for Selection

  • Channels panel
  • Viewing channels
  • Choosing the right channel
  • Adjusting individual channels
  • Increasing contrast
  • Painting with black and white
  • Removing the background from an image
  • Moving layers between documents
  • Inverting a mask
10

Adjustment Layers and Clipping Masks

  • Using adjustment layers
  • Grouping layers
  • Clipping masks
  • Using type as a mask
11

Correcting and Enhancing Digital Photographs

  • Photo merge
  • Auto-align layers
  • Content-aware scaling
  • Content-aware fill
12

Typographic Design

  • Type in Photoshop
  • Creating a clipping mask from type
  • Creating a design element from type
  • Warping point type
  • Designing a paragraph of type
  • Difference between point and paragraph text
  • Warping a layer
  • Text on a path
13

Saving your files

  • File types
  • Right file for the right job
Adobe Photoshop - Intermediate
(Duration : 2 Days)

1

Use Smart objects to create advance compositions

2

Retouch and correct images

3

Use Camera Raw on multiple file formats

4

Explore the Brush tool settings

5

Create Custom brushes for unique effects

6

Use Vector paths for precise selections

7

Learn how to use Channels

8

Deal with Color Management issues

9

Make Animated GIFs

10

Maintain text formatting with styles

Adobe Photoshop - Advanced
(Duration : 2 Days)

1

Review basic workflows and tools

2

Explore Advanced Tools & Options Bar

3

Explore grids, ratios and rules

4

Create graphics, icons and other UI elements

5

Learn to design with color using psychology and useful tools

6

Design for multiple screen sizes

7

Manipulate images, layers and effects

8

Leverage Photoshop Smart Objects

9

Use 3D objects

10

Manage multiple Art Boards

11

Combine Adobe Bridge with Photoshop

Encarta Labs Advantage

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  • Get jumpstarted from newbie to production ready in a matter of few days
  • Trained more than 50,000 Corporate executives across the Globe
  • All our trainings are conducted in workshop mode with more focus on hands-on sessions

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