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 experience with hands-on projects based on real-world design scenarios. Students learn to choose and use the best tools for common Photoshop jobs including selecting and isolating objects, creating image composites, masking and vignetting images, setting typography, and improving images with retouching and effects.
In this course, students learn the basics of the Photoshop interface and get experience with hands-on projects based on real-world design scenarios.
- The Photoshop Workspace
- Managing Layers and Multiple Documents
- Creating a Composite Image
- The Versatility of Layers and Paths
- Making Masks
- Blending and Blend Modes
- Typography in Photoshop
- Colorizing Black and White Images
- Painting with Preset Brushes
- Creating Custom Brushes
- Filters and Retouching
- Repairing Images with Healing Tools
Photoshop is a Verb; The Workspace; Isolating Elements; Managing Layers and Multiple Documents; Summary: Details are Clues
Layers, Cloning, and Other Ways to Rule the World; The Basics of Layers; Paths at a Glance; Creating a Composite Image; Summary: Versatility of Layers and Paths
Layer Magic with Masks and Blending; Making Masks; Blending and Blend Modes; Summary: Imaging with Purpose
Typography in Photoshop; Tools of Type; Type Basics; Type in Action; Type on a Path: Using Type as a Mask; Summary: Typography with Taste
A Brush with Brushes; Colorizing Black and White Images; Painting with Preset Brushes; Creating Custom Brushes; Summary: The Power of Brushes
Filters and Retouching; Understanding Filters; Retouching Colors with Adjustment Layers; Repairing Images with Healing Tools; Summary: Photoshop is not an Island
Evaluation is based solely on an Academy of Learning Career 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.