Photoshop CS5: Level 2 - Enhancing & Image Adjustments

COURSE OUTLINE:

Description You will enhance your ability to create accurate masks and image effects, retouch images, work with video files, automate repetitive tasks, and integrate with other Adobe applications.

Audience
This course is intended for intermediate and advanced users of Photoshop.

Prerequisites
Completion of Photoshop CS5: Level 1 - Creating & Manipulating Images or equivalent knowledge recommended.

Learning Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Use image-editing tools in Photoshop to manipulate and enhance the appearance of an image.
  • Create and edit vector paths.
  • Work with shape layers and masks.
  • Automate tasks in Adobe Photoshop.
  • Use the tools available in Adobe Photoshop to edit and export video files.
  • Work with other Adobe applications.

Course Content


LESSON 1: ENHANCING IMAGES

Topic 1A: Create Gradients
Topic 1B: Retouch Images
Topic 1C: Adjust Tonal Range Using Adjustment Layers

LESSON 2: WORKING WITH VECTOR PATHS

Topic 2A: Create Vector Paths
Topic 2B: Edit Paths

LESSON 3: WORKING WITH SHAPE LAYERS AND MASKS

Topic 3A: Work with Shape Layers
Topic 3B: Work with Masks
Topic 3C: Apply Special Effects to a Layer

LESSON 4: AUTOMATING TASKS

Topic 4A: Work with Actions
Topic 4B: Automate Tasks Using Adobe Bridge

LESSON 5: WORKING WITH VIDEO FILES

Topic 5A: Edit Video Files
Topic 5B: Export Video Files

LESSON 6: INTEGRATING WITH OTHER ADOBE APPLICATIONS

Topic 6A: Integrate with Adobe Illustrator
Topic 6B: Edit a Photoshop File in Adobe Acrobat