An Introduction to Photoshop Training Course

Course 2952

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Language: English
  • Level: Foundation

This 3-day hands-on introductory Photoshop training provides a thorough overview of the interface, the tools, the features, tricks, and tips for using Photoshop CC. The course is an ideal combination of instructor-led demonstration and hands-on practice.

An Introduction to Photoshop CC Training Delivery Methods

  • In-Person

  • Online

An Introduction to Photoshop CC Training Course Information

In this Photoshop training, you will learn how to:

  • How to use photo correction techniques as well as different effects using the Photoshop platform. 
  • Use Photoshop in professional projects. 

An Introduction to Photoshop CC Training Course Prerequisites

  • Practical working knowledge of computers and basic Mac OS X or Windows skills

Introduction to Photoshop Training Course Outline

  • About the PDF file format 
  • Understanding RGB and CMYK color models 
  • Image size vs. Resolution - What’s the difference? 
  • Pixel Aspect Ratio - Are all pixels square? 
  • Bits per channel - What does that mean? 
  • Alpha Channel - Why is this important to us? 

Note: The curricula above comprise activities typically covered in a class at this skill level. The instructor may, at their discretion, adjust the lesson plan to meet the needs of the class. 

  • Restoring default preferences 
  • 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 
  • 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 
  • 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 
  • 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 
  • 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 
  • 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 
  • Working with masks and channels 
  • About type 
  • Getting started 
  • 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 
  • About bitmap images and vector graphics 
  • About paths and the Pen tool 
  • Getting started 
  • 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 
  • Arranging layers 
  • Using Smart Filters 
  • Painting a layer 
  • Adding a background 
  • Using the History panel to undo edits 
  • Upscaling a low-resolution image 
  • About the Mixer Brush 
  • Getting started 
  • Selecting brush settings 
  • Mixing colors 
  • Mixing colors with a photograph 
  • Painting and mixing colors with brush presets 
  • Understanding Neural Filters 
  • Getting started 
  • Exploring the Neural Filters workspace 
  • Improving complexion with Skin Smoothing 
  • Combining Neural Filters 
  • Understanding file types 
  • Choose the right options and file type 

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Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms, which is why we offer convenient online training to meet your needs wherever you want. This course is available online, in person, or as Private Team Training. 

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