Adobe Photoshop is the Gold standard for digital image processing and editing, Photoshop delivers a comprehensive package of professional retouching tools, and packed with powerful editing features designed to inspire. It is the preferred tool used by graphic artists, web designers, videographers and 3D artists to helping achieve their creative vision

Basic computer knowledge and skills in Mac or PC.

  • Certificate of Course Completion
  • References Materials (PDF)
  • Software Evaluation Copy
  • Other Add-ons

Course Outline

Introduction

  • What is Photoshop?
  • Understanding Bitmap & Vector Graphics
  • Understanding File Format Essentials

Photoshop Interface

  • Learning the workspace
  • Customizing the workspace
  • Menus and Keyboard shortcuts
  • Tools and Tool Presets
  • Customizing Preferences

Creating a new document

  • Document Settings for Print and Screen
  • Importing files
  • Saving for Print and Web

Managing Documents

  • Screen Modes
  • Working and managing documents

Adobe Bridge

  • Introduction to Adobe Bridge
  • How to access the Bridge
  • Understanding the Interface

Navigation

  • Panning and Zooming
  • Panning and Zooming with the Navigator Panel

Learning Selections

  • Marquee Selection Tools
  • Lasso Selection Tools
  • Magic Wand Tool
  • Quick Selection Tool
  • Saving/loading selections
  • Cutting, Moving, and Duplicating Selected objects

Image Transformations

  • Rotating and Flipping images
  • Scaling, Skewing, distorting and Rotating with Free Transform
  • Image Warping
  • Puppet Warp

Layers

  • About Layers
  • Layer Management and filtered Search
  • Naming, Adding, Deleting and Duplicating Layers
  • Linking and Merging Layers
  • Grouping Layers
  • Locking Layers
  • Layer Opacity and Fill
  • Layer Clipping Mask

Layer Blending Modes

  • Understanding the Different Blend Modes
  • Experimenting with Blending Modes

Layer Styles/FX

  • Creating Drop Shadows
  • Outer and Inner Shadow
  • Outer and Inner Glow
  • Bevel and Emboss
  • Color, Gradient and Pattern Overlay
  • Stroke
  • Layering within Layer Styles/Layer FX (New Feature)

Digital Image Essentials

  • Resize Images VS Resample Images
  • Image Cropping for print and screen
  • Perspective Cropping
  • Straightening Unbalanced Images

Automate

  • Crop and Straighten Photos
  • Creating Panoramic Photos
  • HDR Pro (High Dynamic Range)

Vector Shapes and Tools

  • Creating Shapes
  • Using the Pen Tool
  • Path Selection Tool

Type Essentials

  • Character Typing
  • Paragraph Typing
  • Typing on a Path
  • Typing on Vector Shapes
  • Warping Text

Image Tonal Correction

  • Using Brightness/Contrast
  • Understanding the Histogram
  • Using Levels to improve tonality
  • Using Curves to improve tonality
  • Using Shadow/Highlight

Basic Color Correction

  • Color Cast Correction using Color Balance
  • Grayscale VS Black and White
  • Adjust color intensity with Vibrance and Hue/Saturation
  • Matching Color tonality

Adjustment Layers

  • Non-destructive Editing using Adjustment Layer
  • Adjustment Layer Masking
  • Working with Multiple Adjustment Layers
  • Clipping Mask and Adjustment Layer

Filters

  • Non-destructive and re-editable Filter using Smart Object
  • Filter Gallery
  • Conventional Blur (Old Blur Tools)
  • Blur Gallery (New Blur Tools)
  • Image Sharpening
  • Camera shake reduction
  • Adobe Camera Raw filter (New Feature)
  • Lighting Effects

Camera Raw

  • Understanding Camera Raw
  • Editing a Camera Raw File
  • Editing Multiple Camera Raw Files
  • Undoing Changes in Camera Raw
  • Applying Changes to multiple Raw Images

Painting and Brushes

  • Brush Tool
  • Color Replacement Brush Tool
  • Dodge, Burn and Sponge Tool
  • Sharpen and Blur Tool
  • Smudge and Color Mixer Brush Tool

Image Retouching

  • Fixing Red Eye problem
  • Removing Unwanted Objects, Pimples, Blemishes, etc
  • Whitening Skin and Teeth using various techniques
  • Smoothing skin and other rough surfaces
  • Color Correction
  • Cosmetic Surgery like Enhancements using Liquify
  • Perceptive Cloning using Vanishing Point
  • Using Content Aware Fill (New Feature)
  • Content Aware Move (New Feature)

Image Extraction

  • Using Eraser Tools
  • Using Selection Tools
  • Complex Extraction using Smart Radius (New Feature)

Image Restoration

  • Restoring old tarnished photos (Demo)
  • Removing cracks, fold marks, tears, etc (Demo)

Using the History Panel

  • Quick Undo and Redo
  • Creating Snapshots
  • Painting with History States and Snapshots

Working with Actions

  • Creating Actions
  • Applying Actions

Layer Masks

  • About Layer Mask
  • Layer Masking using brush
  • Layer Masking using selections
  • Layer Masking Tricks and Tips

Web Layouting

  • Using Grid Layout Designing
  • Exporting for Web (New Feature)
  • Exporting Layers (New Feature)
  • Optimizing Images for Web

Course Fee: P8,500

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New Student Discount

Less: P1,000

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