Photoshop

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Photoshop

    Module 1: INTRODUCTION TO ADOBE PHOTOSHOP CS4

      1. About Photoshop

      2. Navigating Photoshop

      3. Menus and panels

      4. Opening new files

      5. Opening existing files

    Module 2: GETTING STARTED WITH PHOTOSHOP

      1. Exploring the Toolbox

      2. The New CS4 Applications Bar & the Options Bar

      3. Exploring Panels & Menus

      4. Creating & Viewing a New Document

      5. Customizing the Interface

      6. Setting Preferences

    Module 3: WORKING WITH IMAGES

      1. Zooming & Panning an Image

      2. Working with Multiple Images, Rulers, Guides & Grids

      3. Undoing Steps with History

      4. Adjusting Color with the New Adjustments Panel

      5. The New Masks Panel & Vibrance Color Correction Command

      6. The New Note Tool & the Save for Web & Devices Interface

      7. The New Auto-Blend & Auto-Align Layers Commands

      8. The New 3D Commands

    Module 4: RESIZING & CROPPING IMAGES

      1. Understanding Pixels & Resolution

      2. The Image Size Command

      3. Interpolation Options

      4. Resizing for Print & Web

      5. Cropping & Straightening an Image

      6. Adjusting Canvas Size & Canvas Rotation

    Module 5: WORKING WITH BASIC SELECTIONS

      1. Selecting with the Elliptical Marquee Tool

      2. Using the Magic Wand & Free Transform Tool

      3. Selecting with the Regular & Polygonal Lasso Tools

      4. Combining Selections

      5. Using the Magnetic Lasso Tool

      6. Using the Quick Selection Tool & Refine Edge

      7. Modifying Selections

    Module 6: GETTING STARTED WITH LAYERS

      1. Understanding the Background Layer

      2. Creating, Selecting, Linking & Deleting Layers

      3. Locking & Merging Layers

      4. Copying Layers, Using Perspective & Layer Styles

      5. Filling & Grouping Layers

      6. Introduction to Blending Modes

      7. Blending Modes, Opacity & Fill

      8. Creating & Modifying Text

    Module 7: PAINTING IN PHOTOSHOP

      1. Using the Brush Tool

      2. Working with Colors & Swatches

      3. Creating & Using Gradients

      4. Creating & Working with Brushes

      5. Using the Pencil & Eraser Tools

      6. Painting with Selections

    Module 8: PHOTO RETOUCHING

      1. The Red Eye Tool

      2. The Clone Stamp Tool

      3. The Patch Tool & the Healing Brush Tool

      4. The Spot Healing Brush Tool

      5. The Color Replacement Tool

      6. The Toning & Focus Tools

      7. Painting with History

    Module 9: INTRODUCTION TO COLOR CORRECTION

      1. Color Spaces & Color Modes

      2. The Variations Command

      3. The Auto Commands

      4. Adjusting Levels

      5. Adjust Curves, Non-Destructively, with Adjustment Layers

    Module 10: USING QUICK MASK MODE

      1. Quick Mask Options

      2. Painting a Selection

      3. Saving & Removing a Selection from the Background

    Module 11: WORKING WITH THE PEN TOOL

      1. Understanding Paths & the Pen Tool

      2. Creating Straight & Curved Paths

      3. Creating Combo Paths

      4. Creating a Clipping Path

    Module 12: CREATING SPECIAL EFFECTS

      1. Getting Started with Photoshop Filters

      2. Smart Filters

      3. Creating Text Effects

      4. Applying Gradients to Text

    Module 13: EXPORTING YOUR WORK

      1. Saving with Different File Formats

      2. Saving for Web & Devices

      3. Printing Options

      4. Credits