Adobe Photoshop

Photoshop Course Mussafah Abu Dhabi

This course is designed for those students who are interested in Graphic Design or Photography. This Introductory Adobe Photoshop course familiarize students with the editing capabilities of Adobe Photoshop software. Students learn how to use the Adobe Photoshop interface and access its expansive set of features.

Course Outline:

Working with Selections

  • About selecting & selection tools
  • Rectangular & Oval selections
  • Lasso tool, Magnetic Lasso Tool, Polygonal Lasso Tool
  • Magic Wand
  • Quick Selection Tool
  • Feathering – softening selection edges
  • Selecting by Color

Understanding Layers

  • Background layers
  • Creating layers
  • Rearrange & editing layers
  • Opacity & Layer Blending Modes
  • Linking Layers
  • Applying Layer Styles
  • Flattening Layers
  • Duplicating & Aligning Layers

Transforming

  • Free Transform
  • Mathematical transforms: Flip, Rotate, Arbitrary
  • Scale, Skew, Distort, Perspective
  • Transform with Warp
  • Canvas Rotation

Basic Photo Corrections

  • Understanding Images: Raster & Vector
  • Image Resolution
  • Exposure & Balance
  • Tonal values & Photography

Image Adjustments Options

  • Working with the Adjustments Panel
  • Histogram
  • Levels Dialog Box
  • Curves Dialog Box
  • Straightening & Cropping
  • Using Automatic & Manual Adjustments – Contrast, Shadows & Highlights, Hue & Saturation
  • Replacing colors
  • Dodge, Sponge & Burn tools
  • Black & White Adjustment Feature

Retouching & Repairing

  • Clone Stamp Tool & Clone Panel Options
  • Pattern Tool
  • Spot Healing Brush
  • Healing Brush & Patch Tools
  • Red Eye Removal
  • Separate Layer retouching
  • Spherical Alignment
  • Layers -Auto Blend Layers
  • Content Aware Healing & Fills
  • Typography
  • Adding Type
  • Character & Paragraph settings
  • Justification & Hyphenation
  • Tracking, Kerning & Leading
  • Warping Type
  • Type on a Path
  • Vertical Type

Brushes

  • Working with brushes
  • Changing Brush Options

Vector Drawing: Paths

  • Pen Tool
  • Using Paths
  • Scaleable Objects
  • Shape Layer
  • Importing Smart Objects (Illustrator/ Acrobat)
  • Complex Path editing
  • Compound Paths
  • Saving Paths
  • Clipping & Work Paths
  • Filling & Stroking paths, selections

Filters

  • Using filters
  • Fading Filters (Opacity & Blend Modes)

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