Adobe Photoshop Boot Camp

4-Day Public Session  |  4-Day Live Online Session

Adobe Photoshop Course Outline

I. Getting to Know the Work Area

  • Starting to Work in Adobe Photoshop
  • Using the Tools
  • Using the Options Bar and Panels
  • Undoing Actions in Photoshop
  • Customizing the Workspace
  • Finding Resources for Using Photoshop
  • Checking for Updates

I. Basic Photo Corrections

  • Strategy for Retouching
  • Resolution and Image Size
  • Straightening and Cropping an Image
  • Making Automatic Adjustments
  • Removing a Color Cast
  • Manually Adjusting the Tonal Range
  • Replacing Colors in an Image
  • Adjusting Lightness with the Dodge Tool
  • Adjusting Saturation with the Sponge Tool
  • Repairing Areas with the Clone Stamp Tool
  • Using the Spot Healing Brush Tool
  • Applying the Unsharp Mask Filter

I. Working with Selections

  • Using the Quick Selection Tool
  • Moving the Selected Area
  • Manipulating Selections
  • Using the Magic Wand Tool
  • Selecting with the Lasso Tools
  • Rotating a Selection
  • Cropping an Image
  • Refining the Edge of a Selection

I. Layer Basics

  • Using the Layers Panel
  • Rearranging Layers
  • Applying a Gradient to a Layer
  • Applying a Layer Style
  • Flattening and Saving Files

I. Correcting Digital Photographs

  • About Camera Raw
  • Processing Files in Camera Raw
  • Merging exposure and applying advanced color correction
  • Correcting digital photographs in Photoshop
  • Correcting image distortion
  • Adding depth of field

I. Masks and Channels

  • Creating a mask
  • Refining a mask
  • Creating a quick mask
  • Manipulating an image with Puppet Wrap
  • Working with channels

I. Typographic Design

  • Creating a Clipping Mask from Type
  • Creating a Design Element from Type
  • Using Interactive Formatting Controls
  • Warping Point Type
  • Designing a Paragraph of Type
  • Warping a Layer

I. Vector Drawing Techniques

  • About bitmap images and vector graphics
  • About paths and Pen tool
  • Using paths with artwork
  • Creating vector objects for the background
  • Working with defined custom shapes
  • Import a Smart Object

I. Advanced Compositing

  • Assembling a Montage of Images
  • Applying Filters
  • Hand-Coloring Selections on a Layer
  • Applying Smart Filters
  • Adding Drop Shadows and a Border
  • Matching Color Schemes Across Images
  • Automating a Multistep Task
  • Stitching a Panorama

I. Editing Video

  • Creating a new video project
  • Animating text with keyframes
  • Creating effects
  • Adding transitions
  • Adding audio
  • Muting unwanted audio
  • Rendering video

I. Painting with the Mix Brush

  • Selecting brush settings
  • Mix colors
  • Creating a custom brush preset
  • Mixing colors with a photograph

I. Working with 3D Images

  • Creating a 3D shape from a layer
  • Manipulating 3D objects
  • Using the 3D panel to adjust lighting and surface texture
  • Merging two-dimensional layers onto 3D layers
  • Importing 3D files
  • Merging 3D layers to share the same 3D space
  • Adding a spot light
  • Painting on a 3D object
  • Using Repouss√© to create 3D text
  • Creating a 3D postcard

I. Preparing Files for the Web

  • Selecting a web design workspace
  • Creating slices
  • Adding animation
  • Exporting HTML and images
  • Using the Zoomify feature
  • Creating a web gallery

I. Producing and Printing Consistent Color

  • About color management
  • Specifying color-management settings
  • Proofing an image
  • Identifying out-of-gamut colors
  • Adjusting an image and printing a proof
  • Saving the Image as a CMYK EPS file
  • Printing

I. Layer Basic

  • Using Multiple Layers
  • Everything Else About Layers

I. The Three Blend Modes You Need Most

  • A Closer Look at Blend Modes
  • Layer Blend Modes for Photographers

I. Adjustment to Layer Basics

  • Making Selective Adjustments
  • Super Flexible Adjustments
  • Some More Adjustment Layer Ideas
  • Fix One Photo-Fix 'Em All
  • The Adjustment Layer Blend Mode Trick

I. Layer Mask Basics

  • The Only Layer Mask "Gotcha"
  • A Deeper Look into Layer Masks
  • Using Layer Masks Automatically
  • Combining Multiple Images
  • Making One Layer Fit into Another

I. Creating Type Layers

  • All about Shape Layers

I. Combining Multiple Exposures

  • Painting with Light
  • Dodging and Burning Done Right
  • Psuedo-HDR Effect
  • Replacing the Sky
  • Auto-Aligning Layers for Group Photos
  • Enhancing Depth of Field
  • Selective Sharpening
  • Boosting Specific Colors
  • Creating Soft Focus

I. The Layered Trick to Removing Wrinkles and Blemishes

  • Smoothing and Enhancing Skin
  • Making Eyes and Teeth Whiter
  • Removing Distractions
  • Content-Aware Fill: It's Cloning and Healing Combined!

I. Layer Style Basic

  • Creating a Watermark
  • Creating Reusable Photo Effects
  • Some more Layer Style Ideas

I. Five Reasons Why Smart Objects Rock!

  • Designing Templates with Smart Objects
  • Double Processing Your Photos

I. Replacing a Person's Background

  • Advanced Layer Blending
  • Wrapping Graphics on Uneven Surfaces
  • Using Layers for Lighting and Shadows
  • Creating the Main Cover Image