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Photoshop Advanced Training Course

Course Description

This course is aimed at existing Photoshop users who need to improve their workflow by learning the more advanced features.

Over 8 hands-on real world projects, you will cover topics including Camera Raw, Advanced Image Retouching, Smart Objects and Smart Filters, Advanced Compositing, Advanced Vector Drawing and more.

Live face-to-face instructor. No minimum class size - all classes guaranteed to run!

Students should have completed our Photoshop Fundamentals course or have the equivalent experience prior to attending this course. Training available on Mac and PC.

View our full range of Adobe Photoshop courses, or see below for the detailed outline for Photoshop Advanced.

2 Days | $895.00

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Detailed Course Outline

  • Project 1: Camera RAW
    • What is a RAW File?
    • Camera RAW Interface
    • Tool Bar Tool Functions
    • Basic Tonal Adjustments
    • Curves Adjustments
    • Sharpening & Noise Reduction
    • Working with Images edited in Previous Camera Raw Versions
    • Using Snapshots
    • Cropping Images
    • Graduated Filter to Balance Exposure
    • Using Radial Filter
    • White Balancing
    • Developing Multiple Images
    • Creating Black & White Images
    • Applying Split Toning & Saving Presets
    • Spot Removal Tool & Adjustment Brush
    • Cropping & Lens Vignetting
    • Working with RAW files in Photoshop
    • Archiving RAW Images
    • Editing TIFF & JPEG Images
    • The Differences between JPEG & RAW File Processing
    • Using Camera RAW as a Filter
  • Project 2: Movie Poster and Merchandising
    • Layer Mask
    • Blending Modes
    • The Pen Tool
    • Content Aware Move
    • Content Aware Fill
    • Panorama Photomerge
    • Paste Into
    • Displacement Map
    • Smart Objects
    • Warp Tool
    • Vanishing Point
  • Project 3: Color Profiles, Sharpening & Automation
    • Add External Color Profiles
    • Installing a Custom Color Profile & Setting
    • Proofing with Color Profiles: RGB & CMYK
    • Converting Images to a Color Profile
    • Sharpening Images - High Pass, Unsharpen Mask and Sharpen Filters
    • Automating Photoshop with Actions
    • Duplicating and Modifying Actions
    • Recording Complex Actions
    • Batch Processing Images with Actions
    • Creating a Watermark
    • Adding a Watermark to Multiple Images
  • Project 4: Advanced Retouching
    • Drawing with the Shape Tools
    • Pen/Path Tool
    • Working with the Pen Tool
    • Vector Masks
    • Saving Styles
    • Path Operations
    • Stroking a Path
  • Project 5: Advanced Vector Drawing
    • Drawing with the Shape Tools
    • Pen/Path Tools
    • Working with the Pen Tool
    • Vector Mask
    • Saving Styles
    • Path Operations
    • Stroke a Path
  • Project 6: Advanced Compositing & Layer Comps
    • Using Mini-Bridge
    • Color Balance the Image
    • Import and Manipulate Color Vector Artwork
    • Using a Vector Mask to Hide Artwork
    • Blending the Artwork with the Image
    • Edit a Smart Object & Record a Simple Action
    • Import and Manipulate B&W Vector Artwork
    • Edit a Smart Object & Record a Simple Action
    • Colorize B&W Artwork with a Gradient
    • Add Text & Create a Layer Comp
    • Use a Script to Export Layer Comps
  • Extra Project: Advanced Painting
    • Brush Presets
    • Saving Special Brushes
    • Erodible Brushes
    • Using the Airbrush
    • Using Bristle Brushes
    • Using the Mixer Brush Tool
    • Smart Objects
    • Effects
  • Extra Project: Water Reflection
    • Resize Canvas
    • Layer Mask
    • Displacement Map
    • Smart Object / Smart Filters
    • Adjustment Layers
    • Effects
  • Extra Project: TV Graphics
    • Smart Filters to create interesting backgrounds
    • Importing Smart Objects from Adobe Illustrator
    • Layer Comps
    • Vector Symbols
    • Saving Styles
    • Cast Shadows

Our 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.



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