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Photoshop 201 Hotshot

Imagine how understanding how to use Photoshop’s advanced features will revolutionise the way you work.

Take your Photoshop skills to the next level

You have familiarised yourself with the basic image editing tools of Adobe Photoshop. Now, you need to explore more advanced features and improve your workflow. In this course you will work with advanced image handling tools and features available in Adobe Photoshop.

You will be prepared for and take the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) exam at the end of this course

Get recognised for the new skills you’ve just gained: Get Certified! (exam included in price of course)

The advanced course is for those who want to take their Photoshop skills to the next level. Target customers are:

Advertising Agencies
Marketing Agencies
Production Houses for departments that work in such disciplines within larger organisations.
Assumed Knowledge
You should have completed the Adobe Photoshop 101 Introduction course or have relevant experience.

Upon successful completion of this course be comfortable with producing advanced face retouching, manipulation techniques, use colour in Photoshop effectively, maximise the potential of Photoshop Brush engine, work with advanced compositions, automate their workflow.

You will also be prepared for and take the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) exam at the end of this course

So you wont just know Photoshop, you can prove it!

  • Course content

    Managing the Photoshop environment

    Creating tool presets
    Changing default preferences
    Customising keyboard shortcuts
    Recording actions
    Batch processing
    Colour management

    Creating and using colour settings
    ICC profiles explained
    Precise image calibration
    Advanced image adjustments

    Retouching skin tones
    Sharpening with ‘LAB’ mode
    ‘Black and white’ conversion
    Photo filters
    Accurate image calibration

    Creating panoramic images
    Using the ‘vanishing point’ window
    New in CS5: ‘Puppet warp’
    ‘Camera Raw’ format
    ‘HDR’ images
    Advanced painting and retouching

    The refine edge window in CS5
    Painting with the mixer brush
    The ‘calculations’ command
    Using ‘smart filters’
    The ‘liquify’ window
    Lighting effects
    3D controls
    Content-aware scale, heal and fill
    Advanced layer composition

    ‘Replace colour’ and ‘colour range’
    Working with the pen tool
    Advanced masking techniques
    Advanced blending mode techniques
    Creating type on a path
    Using spot colour channels
    Using clipping groups
    Creating stereoscopic images
    Using layer comps
    CS5 masking techniques
    Advanced outputting features

    Creating animated GIF images for web
    Slicing images
    Printing from Photoshop

Duration: 3 days
Level: Intermediate
Price: £697.00

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