This course focuses on some of the basic features of Photoshop so that the student can navigate the environment and use Photoshop tools to work with photographic images. In addition, the orientation to Adobe® Bridge and organization of files in Bridge is covered. Although Photoshop is used by a variety of professionals, from photographers to designers to videographers, Photoshop Part 1 will focus mainly on the photography component. The illustration and animation techniques are covered in subsequent levels of Photoshop.
Target students include professional or amateur photographers who want to use the robust features of Photoshop to enhance, modify, and organize their photographs, and anyone interested in working toward the Visual Design Using Adobe Photoshop CC 2019 certification.
To ensure your success in this course, you should have a basic comfort level with digital photography. For example, you have used a digital camera and have downloaded images to your computer or other storage device.
At Course Completion
This course will prepare you to use the most common basic features of Adobe Photoshop. In this course, you will:
- Identify the components and capabilities of Photoshop.
- Create basic images.
- Manage selections and layers.
- Modify and repair images, and manage color.
- Refine images by adjusting layers, using camera raw, and applying advanced image refinement.
- Import, export, organize, and save files.
Lesson 1: Getting Started with Photoshop
Topic A: Organize Photoshop Assets by Using Adobe Bridge
Topic B: Organize the Photoshop Workspace
Topic C: Customize the Photoshop Workspace
Lesson 2: Creating Basic Images
Topic A: Manage Image Elements and Formats
Topic B: Apply Design Principles, Elements, and Graphic Composition
Topic C: Work with Digital Devices
Lesson 3: Managing Selections and Layers
Topic A: Use Selection Tools
Topic B: Manage Layers
Lesson 4: Adjusting Images
Topic A: Modify Images
Topic B: Repair Images
Topic C: Implement Color Management
Lesson 5: Refining Images
Topic A: Adjust Layers
Topic B: Apply Camera Raw
Topic C: Refine Images by Using Advanced Tools
Lesson 6: Managing Files in a Production Workflow
Topic A: Import, Export, and Organize Files
Topic B: Save Images for the Web
Topic C: Save Images for Print
Topic D: Format Images for Other Programs
Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to Visual Design Using Adobe Photoshop CC 2019 Exam