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Photoshop CS Online Course

12 Month Subscription - $70
Live Mentor +$30

Summary:
This series provides learners with an overview of the most frequently used features of Photoshop CS. It teaches learners about navigation, selection, layers, layer styles, adjustment layers, layer masks, filters, color, as well as a variety of painting, drawing, and text tools. Learners will also become familiar with using Photoshop CS for image output and Web design.

Audience:
This series is for anyone who is interested in learning more about Photoshop CS.

Features:
●  Exercises that allow users to practice the application
●  A file containing the text of the exercises
●  Simulations that allow users to practice course skills, even if they don't have access to the application
●  A glossary
●  A Skill Assessment

Topics included in this course:
Photoshop CS : Getting Started
Photoshop CS : Navigation and Layers
Photoshop CS : Selection and Color
Photoshop CS : Paint, Drawing and Text
Photoshop CS : Layer Styles and Filters
Photoshop CS : Adjustment Layers, Tools and Layer Masks
Photoshop CS : Image Output and Web Design

Photoshop CS : Getting Started
Summary:
This course provides an introduction to Photoshop CS by teaching learners how to start the program, work with documents, and set preferences.

Objectives:
After completing this course, students will be able to:
Start and exit Photoshop CS
Open, save, and close a document
Insert images into a document
Use the Help feature and Status bar
Set and customize preferences

Topics:
Starting Photoshop
Optimizing Photoshop
Controlling the workspace
Managing the workspace
Creating and saving a document
Importing and inserting images
Using Help and the Status bar
Closing and exiting
General and file preferences
Display preferences
Measurement preferences
Performance preferences
The file browser
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Photoshop CS : Navigation and Layers
Summary:
This course provides information on navigating and measuring within Photoshop CS, working with layers in a document, and using the History palette.

Objectives:
After completing this course, students will be able to:
Use the Navigator and Info palettes
Create layers
Apply layer techniques
Use the History palette and History Brush

Topics:
Using the Navigator palette
Adjusting the display and view
Moving images and layers
Using the Info palette and rulers
Using the Layers palette
Creating layers
Basic layer techniques
Advanced layer techniques
New layer features
Using the History palette
Controlling History States
Using the History Brush
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Photoshop CS : Selection and Color
Summary:
This course provides information on using selection tools, colors, channels, and gradients in Photoshop CS.

Objectives:
After completing this course, students will be able to:
Use selection tools
Use Free Transform and Transform
Use color adjustment tools
Use the Channel Mixer
Create, apply, and save gradients

Topics:
Using marquee tools
Using lasso tools
Other selection tools
Modifying a selection
Using Transform and Smart Guides
Using channels, groups and Quick Mask
Understanding Color Mode
Using channels and Replace Color
The Color and Swatches palette
Using stroke and fill
Using variations and levels
Using Auto Contrast, Auto Color, and Curves
Using Saturate, Desaturate, and Match Color
Using Selective Color and Channel Mixer
Using gradients
Using Photo Filter and Shadow/Highlight
Using Invert, Equalize, Threshold, and Posterize
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Photoshop CS : Paint, Drawing and Text
Summary:
This course provides information about Adobe Photoshop CS painting, drawing, and text.

Objectives:
After completing this course, students will be able to:
Understand foreground and background colors
Work with brush tools
Use eraser tools
Work with shapes
Work with paths and pen tools
Work with text
Use type masks

Topics:
Foreground and background colors and the paint bucket
Using brushes
Using the paint engine
Using eraser tools
Creating shapes
Vector and raster images and creating a path
Using the pen tools
Using anchor points
Working with lines and points
Advanced uses of paths
Type tools and options
The Character and Paragraph palettes
Anti-Aliasing and Warp Text
Editing text
Working with type
Working with type masks
Advanced type options
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Photoshop CS : Layer Styles and Filters
Summary:
This course provides information on creating and modifying layer styles and filters in Photoshop CS.

Objectives:
After completing this course, students will be able to:
Create a layer style
Apply a filter
Create custom patterns
Use Watermarks

Topics:
Adding and moving layer styles
Creating drop shadow and stroke layers
Working with Bevel, Emboss, Contour and Texture
Using Color and Pattern Overlays
Working with Glow styles
Working with customized layer styles
Working with the Filter Gallery
Applying multiple filters and the Fade command
Using Liquify
Using Liquify Mesh
Lens Blur and Photo Filters
Custom patterns
Selection and Watermarks
Additional filters
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Photoshop CS : Adjustment Layers, Tools and Layer Masks
Summary:
This course shows learners how to use Photoshop CS to manipulate and enhance images.

Objectives:
After completing this course, students will be able to:
Create and use adjustment layers
Create and use layer masks
Work with Photoshop CS tools
Create vignettes
Create borders

Topics:
Creating and modifying adjustment layers
Merging layers and composite layers
Grouping and deleting adjustment layers
Blending modes and opacity
Using masks
Clone Stamp and Dodge and Burn tools
Healing Brush and Patch tools
Tonal range
Creating layer masks
Creating layer masks
Soft transparency and blending images
Vignettes and borders
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Photoshop CS : Image Output and Web Design
Summary:
This course provides an overview on various file formats and compression schemes used for optimizing and saving the documents for Web and other print media. It also provides information about concepts related to advanced Web design.

Objectives:
After completing this course, students will be able to:
Use Page Setup and Print with Preview options
Prepare images for the Web, press, and printer
Optimize documents
Slice images
Use advanced Web design concepts

Topics:
Using Page Setup and preview
Printing a document
File formats
File information and compression
Preparing images for the Web
Preparing images for the press and printer
Creating a PDF presentation
Saving for the Web
File size and formats
Optimizing documents
Working with GIFs
Slicing images
Advanced Web design
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12 Month Subscription - $70
Live Mentor +$30