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Photoshop Class in Boston on January 18 2023 Intermediate

Photoshop Class - Intermediate

Wed, Jan 18 2023 to
Thu, Jan 19 2023
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
American Graphics Institute American Graphics Institute
AGI Training Boston
American Graphics Institute AGI Training Boston
120 Presidential Way
Woburn MA 01801

2012-10-16 10:01:45 $695.00

This intermediate Photoshop class covers more advanced use of Photoshop's tools, filters, and layers. Discover how to take advantage of a comprehensive range of creative effects. Learn to improve efficiency through the use automation features, such as actions, buttons, smart objects, and Photoshop's artificial intelligence capabilities.

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Intermediate Photoshop Class: Course Topics

Module 1: Photoshop Workspace Efficiencies and Key Concepts

  • Efficiently navigating the Photoshop workspace
  • Managing panels and tools
  • Navigational shortcuts
  • Setting-up and saving workspaces

Module 2: Taking Photoshop Layers to the Next Level

  • Using keyboard shortcuts when working with layers
  • Using masks in a layer
  • Preserving transparencies
  • Creating advanced compositions with layers
  • Using and editing layer masks
  • Cloning layers
  • Aligning and distributing layers
  • Applying effects to layers 

Module 3: Using Content-Aware Tools for Photoshop Retouching

  • Preparing to use Content Aware Tools by adding image area
  • Using on-screen rulers with content aware tools
  • Converting the Background into a layer
  • Scaling background layers
  • Using Content-Aware Fill to expand or change images
  • Content-Aware Move
  • Working with Content–Aware retouching in Photoshop

Module 4: Removing Backgrounds to Create Layered Compositions

  • Understanding document settings
  • Viewing an image’s size and resolution
  • Combining the images
  • Using Duplicate to move a layer
  • Dragging and dropping to copy one image to another
  • Transforming and editing combined images
  • Changing the size of a layer
  • Removing a background
  • Creating a vector mask
  • Starting your pen path
  • Using the Quick Selection tool
  • Refining a selection
  • Using layer styles
  • Grouping layers

Module 5: Using Layer Styles and Adjustment Layers in Photoshop

  • Making color changes using adjustment layers
  • Painting on the adjustment layer mask
  • Adjusting the Hue/Saturation layer
  • Adding a pattern fill layer
  • Defining the pattern
  • Applying the pattern
  • Using the Black & White adjustment layer
  • Adding a tint to an image
  • Applying a gradient to the adjustment layer
  • Creating and using layer styles
  • Creating a text layer
  • Applying the Outer Glow layer style
  • Applying the Bevel and Emboss layer style
  • Changing shading
  • Changing fill opacity
  • Saving styles to use later
  • Accessing saved style

Module 6: Using the Photoshop Pen Tool for selections and artwork

  • Working with the Pen tool
  • Understanding the modes of the Pen tool
  • Uses of the Pen tool in Photoshop
  • Adding and deleting anchor points
  • Working with curved paths
  • Changing anchor points
  • Selecting paths
  • Creating straight lines
  • Creating curved paths
  • Drawing hinged curves
  • Creating selections with the Pen tool
  • Starting paths
  • Saving Photoshop paths
  • Turning paths into selections
  • Turning paths into a vector mask
  • Using a path to adjust color

Module 7: Using Smart Objects in Photoshop

  • Creating a composition using Smart Objects
  • Opening an image as a Smart Object
  • Converting a layer to a Smart Object
  • Placing a Smart Object
  • Editing a Smart Object
  • Editing the contents of a Smart Object
  • Modifying multiple Smart Object layers
  • Replacing the contents of a Smart Object layer
  • Working with Smart Filters
  • Modifying a Smart Filter
  • Creating multiple Smart Objects
  • Working with Illustrator files

Module 8: Photoshop tools for creating Web, Video, and Interactive images

  • Changing units of measurement for online images
  • Creating slices for web images
  • Selecting and combining image slices
  • Applying attributes to image slices
  • Saving images from Photoshop for the web
  • Exporting images from Photoshop for use in digital video
  • Creating animations in Photoshop
  • Working in Frame mode
  • Saving an animated GIF from Photoshop
  • Creating animation for HD video
  • Working in Photoshop's Timeline mode