Photoshop Fundamentals

at Training Connection - Downtown

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Course Details
Price:
$1,195 5 seats left
Start Date:

Mon, Oct 05, 9:00am - Oct 07, 4:30pm Pacific Time (3 sessions)

Next start dates (2)

Location:
Downtown, Downtown/Northeast
915 Wilshire Blvd Ste 1800
Btwn Harbor Fwy & S Figueroa St
Los Angeles, California 90017
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Description
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 14 and older
Average Class Size: 5

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this photoshop class:

Students will learn how Professional Graphic Designers use Photoshop on a range of different design jobs.

This course teaches beginners, step-by-step, how to create cutting-edge graphics and special effects with Photoshop.

Target Audience: This Photoshop training is ideal for designers, marketers and anyone who is pursuing a career in graphic design. Training is available on Mac or PC. No prior experience of Photoshop is needed.

Detailed Course Outline:

Project 1: Getting to know Photoshop & Adobe Bridge
  • Bridge Interface
  • Workspaces: Essentials, Filmstrip, Metadata, Output
  • Creating "Favorites"Using Metadata Templates
  • Create a PDF contact sheet
  • Create a Web Photo Gallery
  • Run automated tasks from Bridge
  • Acquiring digital images from cameras
  • Organizing Content with Bridge
  • Label and Rate files
  • Applying Keywords to files
  • Batch rename files
  • Select images using Review Mode
  • Play Slide Shows from Bridge
Project 2: Cropping, Resizing, & Image Composition
  • Cropping for Composition
  • Cropping for Resizing and Resampling
  • Fixing Perspective
  • Straightening Images
  • Content Aware Scale
  • New Blur Gallery: Field Blur, Iris Blur & Tilt Shift
  • Combining Images to Create Depth of Field
  • Auto-Align Images & Auto-Blend Images
  • Resizing Images for the WebResizing Images for Print
Project 3: Working with Colors, Selection Tools & Layers
  • Creating a New Document
  • Selecting & Applying Colors
  • Selection Tools, Layers & Transforming
  • Using Defringe
  • Refining selection edges
  • Adding Canvas
  • Working with Type
  • Effects & Layer Styles
  • Smart Objects & Puppet Warp
Project 4: Non-Destructive Color Correction
  • Analyzing the Image-Histograms
  • Adjusting the Image with Adjustment
  • Layers
  • The Adjustments Panel: Brightness &Contrast, Levels; Curves; Vibrance; Color
  • Balance & Hue/Saturation
  • Using New Gradient Map Presets for Image Toning
  • The Properties Panel
  • Using the Eyedroppers in Levels
  • Using Masks on Adjustment Layers
  • Using Gradient Masks on Adjustment Layers
  • Using a Channel to Enhance a Mask
  • Masking on Different Adjustment Layers
  • Converting Color Images to Black & White
Project 5: Understanding Layers & Channels
  • New & Improved Layers Panel - Working with Selection tools
  • Saving Selections & creating Alpha Channels
  • Loading Selections - using the Channel
  • Panel and Shortcuts Channel Operation
  • Image Channel, Spot Channel, Alpha Channel
  • Alpha Channels & Layer Transparency
  • Recoloring BW Image using Channels and Adjustment Layers
Project 6: Layer Mask, Smart Filters & Smart Objects
  • Creating Simple Bushes
  • Blending Modes
  • Layer Mask
  • Layer Mask From a Selection
  • Paste Into Clipping Mask
  • Smart Filters
  • Smart Objects
Project 7: Retouching and Restoring Images
  • Removing Flaws
  • Reducing Flaws
  • Whiten Teeth
  • Adjusting Tonal Regions
  • Copying a Layer Mask to Another Layer
  • Setting up the Comparison Image
  • Restoring Damaged Images
  • Removing Red Eye
  • Digital Sculpting with Liquify
  • Repairing Images in Perspective with Vanishing Point
  • Aligning & Masking Images to Remove Eye
  • Glass Glare
Project 8: Collaging & Compositing Images
  • Understanding the Rules of Compositing
  • Creating Selections
  • Using Quick Mask
  • Editing Masks
  • Pen Tool & Vector Paths
  • Smart Objects & Transforming Layers
  • Non-Destructive Filters
  • Layer Blending Modes
  • Create Atmosphere - add effects in your composition
  • Color Correction
  • Adding & Using a Custom Brush
  • Adding Canvas and a Fame
Project 9: Working with Vectors
  • Pen Tool & Path Panel
  • Manipulating a Path - Loading/Saving/Merging
  • Creating Work Path from Selection
  • Working with Redesigned Vector Layers
  • Define a Stroke and Fill for any Vector Layers
  • Solid, Patterns, and Gradients Fills
  • Shape Tool/ Shape Libraries
  • Smart Filter/ Smart Objects Layer Effects
  • Paste into Clipping Mask & Layer Mask
Project 10: Type Effects
  • Layer Effects: Advanced Features
  • Layer Blending Modes
  • Layer Transformation
  • Smart Objects/ Smart Filters
  • Image in a Layer Mask
  • Using Vector Shapes
  • Adjustment Layers
  • Creating a custom Style Panel
Extra Project: "Meerkat Manor" TV Guide Ad
  • Transparency Grid preferences
  • Masking Fur - Using the Eraser and Smudge Tool
  • Adding Layers
  • Using Adjustment Layers
  • Using Fills and Gradients
  • Applying Blend Modes and Opacity to layers
  • Working with Shape Layers
  • Adding Custom Shapes
  • Adding Type
  • Adding and Creating Layer Styles
Extra Project: Safari Swapped Skins
  • Liquify Filter
  • Applying Blend Modes and Opacity to Layers
  • Masking
  • Transforming, Duplicating & Flipping Layers
Extra Project: Creating a new Document
  • Selection Colors
  • Selection Tools: Magic Wand, Quick
  • Selection Tool, Color Range
  • Refine Edge
  • Transform Selection
  • Transform Layer
  • Adding Canvas
  • Working with Type
  • Effect and Layer Style
  • Puppet Warp and Smart Objects
What's Included:
  • 8 GB Flash Drive with Students File & Training Manual
  • Adobe Certificate of Course Completion
  • Free Repeat Policy
Note:
Outlines are a guide to the content covered on a typical class. We may change or alter the course topics to meet the objectives of a particular class.

Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

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Refund Policy

Please send all requests to [email protected] .

We are unable to offer refunds for cancellations, however we can issue you a training voucher for the same value that can be used to book any class in the future.

Rescheduling requests made 7 days before the commencement of the training are free. Rescheduling that takes place within 7 days of the commencement of the training will incur a $100 administration fee. We do not charge for student substitutions at any time.

Due to the Coronavirus we are waving the transfer fee when you reschedule your training.

While we make every effort to deliver classes as scheduled, we reserve the right to reschedule previously confirmed classes for a variety of reasons including but not exclusively, the illness of the Trainer. In such cases, we will endeavor to inform the Client as soon as possible of the new training dates. We are not liable for any additional expenses incurred as a result of rescheduling training.

We are not able to offer refunds or training vouchers for no-shows or uncompleted courses.

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The easiest access is from the State 110N Freeway (Harbor Hwy)

If traveling North-bound on 110N Hwy

  • Take the 9th St exit
  • Turn Left at Figueroa Street
  • Turn Left into Wilshire Blvd
  • 915 Wilshire is on the Right (look for the Bank of the West located in our lobby)

  • The entrance to our parking garage is also on the left hand side of building.

    If traveling South-bound on 110S Hwy
  • Take the 4th St exit towards WILSHIRE blvd / 6TH St / 3RD St
  • Turn left at Wilshire Blvd
  • 915 Wilshire is on the Left (look for the Bank of the West located in our lobby)

  • The entrance to our parking garage is also on the left hand side of building.

    Start Dates (3)
    Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
    9:00am - 4:30pm Pacific Time TBD 3 $1,195
    This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
    Tue, Oct 06 9:00am - 4:30pm Pacific Time TBD
    Wed, Oct 07 9:00am - 4:30pm Pacific Time TBD
    9:00am - 4:30pm Pacific Time TBD 3 $1,195
    This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
    Tue, Nov 17 9:00am - 4:30pm Pacific Time TBD
    Wed, Nov 18 9:00am - 4:30pm Pacific Time TBD
    9:00am - 4:30pm Pacific Time TBD 3 $1,195
    This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
    Tue, Jan 12 9:00am - 4:30pm Pacific Time TBD
    Wed, Jan 13 9:00am - 4:30pm Pacific Time TBD

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