Photoshop CC Advanced: Web and Video

2-Day Public Session  |  2-Day Live Online Session

How to Use Photoshop Video and Web Images Training Course Outline

Lesson 1: What's New in CC & CC 2014

  • New cloud connections
  • New workflows
  • New filters
  • New exports
  • Updated workflows

Lesson 2: Understanding How Digital Images Work

  • Understanding RGB and CMYK color models (additive and subtractive)
  • Image size vs. Resolution - What's the difference?
  • Pixel Aspect Ratio - Are all pixels square?
  • Bits per channel - What does that mean?
  • Alpha channel - Why is this important to us?

Lesson 3: Adobe Bridge

  • Working with Adobe Bridge
  • Workspace
  • Viewing and managing files
  • Running automated tasks
  • Metadata and keywords
  • Mini Bridge

Lesson 4: Advanced Compositing

  • Arranging layers
  • Using Smart Filters
  • Painting a layer
  • Adding a background
  • Using the History Panel to undo tasks
  • Upscaling a low-resolution image

Lesson 5: HDR

  • 16-bit & 32-bit color space
  • Creating High Dynamic Range (HDR) files

Lesson 6: Setting up a 2.5D Effect for Animated Photos

  • Correcting digital photographs in Photoshop
  • Correcting image distortion
  • Adding depth of field
  • Content-aware scaling
  • Content-aware fill
  • Healing tools
  • Stamp tools

Lesson 7: Editing Video

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

Lesson 8: Working with 3D Images

  • Creating a 3D shape from a layer
  • Manipulating 3D objects
  • Adding 3D objects
  • Merging 3D layers to share the same 3D space
  • Positioning objects in a scene
  • Applying materials to 3D objects
  • Lighting a 3D scene
  • Rendering a 3D scene
  • Understanding the 3D environment
  • Positioning 3D elements
  • Printing a 3D file

Lesson 9: Preparing Files for the Web

  • Using layer groups to create button graphics
  • Automating a multistep task
  • Saving assets with Adobe Generator

Lesson 10: Animation

  • Understanding animation
  • Frame-based animation
  • Timeline-based animation
  • Animating a layer
  • Animating a layer style
  • Exporting your animation

Lesson 11: Vanishing Point

  • Setting up a Vanishing Point grid
  • Adding Planes to the Grid
  • Adjusting the angle of the grid
  • Export for After Effects

Lesson 12: Actions

  • Understanding Actions
  • Using Actions
  • Creating Actions
  • Batch processing
  • Using Actions to create web galleries & PDF presentations
  • Using Actions to modify files for your video projects

Lesson 13: Designing Graphics for Video

  • Aspect ratio - square vs. nonsquare pixels
  • Previewing video images in Photoshop
  • Broadcast legal colors (Vectorscope and Waveform Monitor)
  • Understanding interlaced / progressive frames
  • Action safe & title safe guides
  • Photoshop in AfterEffect, Motion, Premiere, Final Cut and Avid