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


  • 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
  • Photoshops Help Menu
  • Customizing Preferences

Adobe Bridge

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


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

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

Digital Image Essentials

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


  • 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

Layer Styles/FX

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

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


  • 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

Image Tonal Correction

  • Using Brightness/Contrast
  • Using the Histogram Palette
  • 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


  • 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
  • Adaptive Wide Angle filter
  • 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
  • Complex Extraction using the New Refine Edge Tool (New Feature)

Image Restoration

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

History and Actions

  • History Palette
  • Creating Snapshots
  • Painting with History States and Snapshots
  • Actions Palette
  • Creating Actions
  • Applying Actions

Layer Masks

  • About Layer Mask
  • The Layer Mask and brush
  • The Layer Mask and selection tools
  • Layer Masking Tricks and Tips

Web Layouting

  • Using Grid Layout Designing
  • Image Slicing Naming using the Slice Tool
  • Exporting and optimizing web based images

Course Fee: P8,500

Returning Student Discount

Less: P1,500

New Student Discount

Less: P1,000

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