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Photoshop Class for Web Design in Boston on July 22, 2022 Web Graphics

Photoshop Class for Web Design & Web Graphics

Fri, Jul 22 2022
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

2013-02-02 17:46:36 $495.00

In this Photoshop class for web design, discover how to quickly and easily create images for use on the web , social media, and HTML email. This Photoshop course covers image optimization and creating effective web graphics with impact. You can attend this Photoshop class as a stand-alone course, or start with the introductory Photoshop course to gain a comprehensive set of image editing skills. This class is an essential for all web designers.

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Photoshop Class for Web, Social Media, and Email: Course Topics

Module 1: Overview of Photoshop for web, social media, and email

  • Understanding when to use Photoshop
  • Types of work where Photoshop is useful
  • Overview of Photoshop tools used for online images

Module 2: Image file size for online images

  • Photoshop resize wizard
  • Manually resize
  • Fit image
  • Building a resize action

Module 3: Online file formats for images used online

  • Understanding file formats used online: JPG, GIF, PNG

Module 4: The JPEG format

  • Saving a JPG
  • Using the matting feature for JPEG

Module 5: The GIF format

  • General information about GIFs
  • Exporting a GIF
  • Lossy
  • Color reduction algorithm
  • Dithering
  • Matting
  • Transparency
  • Interlaced
  • Web Snap
  • Modifying the color table
  • Locking colors in the color table
  • Saving Custom color tables

Module 6: The PNG Format

  • PNG-8 vs PNG-24
  • Transparency

Module 7: Photoshop production tips for web and online image use

  • Zooming
  • Guides & grids
  • Taking advantage of the Info panel
  • Using the transform features

Module 8: Color in web design and online images

  • Hexadecimal system
  • Color picker for HTML
  • Converting Pantone colors for web use
  • Using Color panel for Hexadecimal colors
  • Using Color Picker
  • Using and creating custom swatches
  • Locking colors in the color table

Module 9: Using type with web and social media using Photoshop

  • Overview of text on the web
  • Anti-aliasing
  • Layer styles for type
  • Saving styles
  • Converting text to vector

Module 10: Understanding Photoshop selection tools for web design

  • Marquee tool
  • Selection tips and tricks
  • Feathering
  • Lasso
  • Polygon Lasso tool
  • Magic Wand
  • Magic Eraser
  • Using the Refine Edge feature

Module 11: Taking advantage of layers when creating images for online use

  • Aligning and distributing layers
  • Moving layers to other documents
  • Layer sets
  • Using Adjustment layers to change color
  • Building a background
  • Creating a pattern

Module 12: Layer masks for web and social media using Photoshop

  • Creating masks
  • Painting and editing masks

Module 13: Photoshop Actions for web and social media with Photoshop

  • Saving tasks
  • Building a droplet
  • Saving optimization settings
  • Creating droplets from settings

Module 14: Filters that improve your online images

  • Using Smart filters
  • Unsharp mask

Module 15: Slicing web graphics and online images using Adobe Photoshop

  • Using the Slice panel
  • Creating slices with guides
  • Creating slices with the Slice tool
  • Managing slices
  • Saving slice selections
  • Alt tags
  • Updating XHTML files
  • Exporting slices as CSS
  • Export options for CSS
  • Customizing code generated from Photoshop

Module 16: Creating special effects for web designs and online images

  • Layer styles
  • Using layer styles
  • Creating and saving custom layer styles

Module 17: Creating animations using Photoshop for web and social media

  • Frame-based animation
  • Timeline-based animation
  • Using layers in animations
  • Importing images as frames
  • Optimizing an animation
  • Animation frame shortcuts
  • Timeline-based animation

Module 18: Creating imagemaps using Photoshop

  • Tool-based imagemap
  • Layer-based imagemap