Advanced Level (PS-AD-2D)
2-day "Comprehensive" £450+VAT (*1-day "Crash" £245+VAT)

photoshop training courses

2-day Course Topics (*Crash course contents vary per client)

Content Summary: Smart object and CS integration, adjustment layers, smart filters, meta-data, Camera RAW, actions, history, 3D, perspective, video, perspective work, histograms, custom presets, animation, power tools and tips
Results: 3D designed box, a simple video-edit, an animated gif, colour corrected photo-montage, improved workflow, spot colour channels
Ideal for: Regular professional users; photographers preferring post-production techniques; those who want to be experts in the office!

Principles

UPGRADE FEATURES

Editing Preferences
Title bar window spec.s
Colour Wheel
Colour channels
Histograms
Modes

Colour management

CMYK-RGB conversion: issues
System requirements
Panel management
Scratch disks
Tools and Panel Options
Browsing
Vector tools

Paths and selections

Cutouts, considerations,
Paths to selections
Multiple path export
Channel - path - export
Selections: modifying, transforming, colour range
Selection variations
Alpha channel selections and combinations
Displacement maps
Bump maps
Masks, calculations
Perspective straightening
Content-aware scaling
Content-aware fill

Colour conversion

Colour mode conversion, gamut warnings (view)
Colour sampler; info panel
Adding to swatches
Specials; procedure for 5th colours

Layers

Layer effects
Layer modes
Changing order
Masking adjustments
Layer styles
Adjustments
Levels, Curves, Adjustment layers
Shadow / highlight
Histogram
Correcting colour casts; variations (parameters)
Spot colours, Duotone specifics
Info panel, Colour sampler

Restorative work

Blur / gaussian blur (web + focal considerations)
Noise: dust and scratches
Channel separations
Sharpen / unsharp mask
High pass
Blending options

Simple effects

Puppet warp
Paint mixing
Movie editing
Photographic edges
Neon type
Photo-montage
Layer modes
Realistic reflections
Plug-ins
Posterisation, solarisation
Inverting
Brush effects
History brush
3d, filters, plug-ins
Distortion warps

Resolution

Resampling
Trading
Print requirements vs web requirements
Pixel dimensions
Canvas size
Crop tool specifics
DPI vs LPI
JPG standards, PNGs etc

Workflow

Quick colour selection
Drag-dropping multiple layer
Position on paste
Best formats
Optimising for web: 1-4 up, droplets
Creating a basic web page
Actions: recording, saving, setting up batch process

Saving

Save options, file formats for inDesign, web etc
Paths to Illustrator
Placing in Illustrator
Archiving formats

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NEW VERSION: CC 2015
Released: Summer 2015

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ADOBE PHOTOSHOP CC 2015 –
THE BEST UPGRADE YET!

Adobe Photoshop CS6

New Features Summary:

  • Streamlined interface
  • Improved handling of Camera RAW
  • Content-Aware Move, Extend and Patch
  • Improved type styles
  • Blur Gallery
  • Adaptive Wide Angle
  • New crop tool
  • Enhanced 3D
  • Brilliant video editing
  • Dashed and dotted lines
  • White Balance and Noise Reduction Brushes
  • Face Detection with Skin-aware Masking

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