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Photoshop Class in Philadelphia on May 24, 2017 Advanced

Photoshop Training Class - Advanced

Wed, May 24 2017 to Thu, May 25 2017
9:30 a.m.
American Graphics Institute
AGI Training Philadelphia
American Graphics Institute AGI Training Philadelphia
101 West Elm Street
Conshohocken PA 19428

This advanced Photoshop class is for users who have already accomplished basic masking and retouching tasks in Photoshop. In this course attendees learn how to create complex composites, work at an advanced level with color correction, and build incredible masks.

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Advanced Photoshop Training Class: Course Topics

Module 1: Using Advanced Navigational Features in Photoshop

  • Speeding up your navigation process
  • Navigational tips
  • Dynamic zooming and panning
  • Creating your own keyboard shortcuts
  • Customizing your menu items
  • Maximizing rulers, guides, and grids
  • Customizing your panels
  • Customizing workspaces

Module 2: Taking Advantage of Photoshop's companion: Adobe Bridge

  • Maximizing Adobe Bridge Workspaces
  • Creating and locating metadata
  • Creating a Metadata Template
  • Searching and filtering your content
  • Using Adobe Bridge for automation
  • Batch renaming your files

Module 3: Advanced Photoshop Selection Techniques

  • Building selection and transforming your selection
  • Saving your selection as channels
  • Refining your selection
  • Going beyond the Magic Wand
  • Quick Mask

Module 4: The Pen Tool in Photoshop: Beyond the Primer

  • Precision creation of Pen paths
  • Loading your path as a selection
  • Creating a vector mask
  • Using a Pen path to create a Smart filter selection
  • Stroking a Pen path
  • Defining a custom brush preset
  • Applying your custom brush to the path
  • Saving the image for other applications

Module 5: Color Correcting like a Pro

  • Understanding color
  • Using the Histogram panel
  • Choosing your color settings
  • Importance of RGB vs. CMYK color modes
  • Understanding Gamuts
  • Defining highlight and shadow
  • Adjusting the midtones
  • Balancing the neutrals in an image
  • Adding additional curve corrections
  • Adding more variation to your curve adjustment
  • Sharpening the image
  • Painting your filter on your image
  • Adjusting the Blending of the filter

Module 6: Painting and Retouching in Photoshop

  • Content Painting tools
  • Retouching an image
  • Using an adjustment layer
  • Adding a vector mask
  • Organizing your Layers panel
  • Using the Clone Stamp tool

Module 7: Creating Photoshop Compositions

  • Applying Smart Filters
  • The Adaptive Wide Angle filter
  • Cloning buildings and other image areas
  • Using a color look-up table

Module 8: Creating Special Effects in Photoshop

  • The power of Smart Filters
  • Using Camera Raw as a Smart Filter
  • Adding Layer Style effects
  • Adding interesting lighting effects
  • Adding sunlight effects
  • Creating a Depth of Field effect
  • Adding text effects
  • Adding Swash Characters

Module 9: Advanced Use of Photoshop's Vector Tools

  • Taking advantage of vector objects
  • Adding a mask
  • Adding vector text
  • Converting your text to a path
  • Adding a stroke to the text
  • Adding a drop shadow
  • Using a custom shape
  • Pasting vector objects from Illustrator
  • Saving your file for use outside of Photoshop

Module 10: Creating Images for the Web and Application Design

  • Optimizing graphics for on-screen presentation
  • Adjusting the image size
  • Applying the Unsharp Mask filter to an image
  • Choosing the best file format for your image
  • Previewing your image
  • Creating a transparency effect in a JPEG image
  • Saving your settings
  • Using the color table
  • Creating animations
  • Optimizing in the PNG format
  • Slicing an image
  • Changing the attributes of the slices
  • Saving slices out of Photoshop

Module 11: Zipping it up with Photoshop's Automation Tools

  • Creating your own action
  • Adding an Image Size and a Save action
  • Playing your action
  • Editing your script to change settings
  • Creating a Droplet
  • Using the Panorama feature in Photoshop
  • Creating your own keyboard shortcuts
  • Using actions in Button mode

Module 12: Using Photoshop for 3D

  • Creating 3D objects
  • Creating primitives
  • Extruding paths
  • Extruding 3D text
  • Viewing and transforming 3D objects
  • Working with 3D camera tools
  • Using the 3D object tools
  • Object appearances
  • Lighting
  • Materials
  • Changing the properties of the extruded text
  • Rendering
  • Adding texture to a 3D object
  • Painting a 3D object
  • Using Photoshop 3D in production workflows
  • Working with custom meshes
  • Downloading external 3D content

American Graphics Institute AGI Training Philadelphia
101 West Elm Street
Conshohocken, PA
(610) 228-0951
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