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Mon, Sep 24, 9:00am - Sep 28, 4:30pm (5 sessions)

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915 Wilshire Blvd Ste 1800
Btwn Harbor Fwy & S Figueroa St
Los Angeles, California 90017
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 14 and older
Average Class Size: 5

What you'll learn in this photoshop class:

Students will learn all the essential tools and techniques to perfect photo manipulation.

Our most comprehensive Photoshop course, taking you from Photoshop beginner to Photoshop master in 5 days. The trainer will show you step-by-step how Professional Graphic Designers use Photoshop on a range of different photo editing jobs.

This approach not only teaches you proper workflow techniques but is also a proven training method for those looking to master Photoshop.

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

Course Outline:

Project 1: Getting to Know Photoshop CS6 & Adobe Bridge
  • Bridge CS6 Interface
  • Workspaces: Essentials, Flimstrip, 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 Web
  • Resizing Images for Print
Project 3: Working with Color Profiles, Sharpening & Automation
  • Add External Color Profiles
  • Proofing with Color Profiles: RGB & CMYK
  • Fixing Out of Gamut images
  • Sharpening Images - Unsharp Mask, Smart
  • Sharpen & High Pass Techniques
  • 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: 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 Adjustments Layers
  • Using Gradient Masks on Adjustments Layer
  • Using a Channel to Enhance a Mask
  • Masking on Different Adjustments Layers
  • Converting Color Images to Black & White
Project 5: Understanding Layers & Channels
  • New & Improved Layers Panel - CS6
  • 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 Adjustments Layers
Project 6: Layer Mask, Smart Filters & Smart Objects
  • Creating Simple Brushes
  • 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 Layers
  • Setting up the Comparison Image
  • Restoring Damaged Images
  • Removing Red Eyes
  • 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 Frame
Project 9: Working with Vectors
  • Pen Tool & Path Panel
  • Manipulating a Path - Loading/ Saving/ Merging
  • Creating Work Path from a Selection
  • Working with Redesigned Vector Layers
  • Define a Stroke and Fill for any Vector Layers
  • Solid, Patterns and Gradient Fills
  • Shape Tool/ Shape Libraries
  • Smart Filters/ 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
Project 11: Camera RAW in Photoshop and HDR (High Dynamic Range)
  • What is a RAW file?
  • What is HDR?
  • Taking Photos for HDR Images?
  • Camera RAW Interface
  • Tool Bar Functions?
  • Basic Tonal Adjustments?
  • Curves Adjustments
  • Sharpening & Noise Reduction
  • Using Snapshots
  • Cropping Images
  • Graduated Filter to Balance Exposure
  • White Balancing
  • Developing Multiple Images
  • Creating Black & White Images
  • Applying Split Toning & Saving Presets
  • Spot Removal Tool & Adjustments Brush
  • Cropping & Lens Vignetting
  • Working with RAW files in Photoshop
  • Archiving RAW Images: Digital Negative Format (DNG)
  • Editing TIFF & JPEG Images in Camera RAW
  • The Differences Between JPEG & RAW File Processing
  • Combining Images for HDR (High Dynamic Range) as a 32-bit 
  • Fixing Lens Distortion with Adaptive Wide Angle
  • Combining Images for HDR (High Dynamic Range) as a 16-bit or 8-bit Images.
Project 12: Movie Poster and Merchandizing
  • Advanced Compositing
  • Layer Mask: Clipping Mask, Paste into Smart Object and Smart Filters
  • Blending Modes
  • Content Aware Fill
  • Vanishing Point
  • Displacement Map
  • Photomerge
Project 13: Working with Color Profiles, Sharpening & Automation
  • Add External Color Profiles
  • Proofing with Color Profiles: RGB & CMYK
  • Fixing Out of Gamut Images
  • Sharpening Images - Unsharp Mask, Smart
  • Sharpen & High Pass Techniques
  • 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 14: Creating TV Graphics/Advert
  • Using Smart Files to create interesting backgrounds
  • Layer Mask & Smart Object
  • Cast shadows
  • Creating and using Vector Shapes
  • Importing Smart Objects from Adobe Illustrator
  • Creating Variation using Layers Comps
  • Creating Presentations Boards
Project 15: Advanced Vector Drawing 
  • Working with the New and Improved Vector Tools
  • Using the Pen Tool
  • Creating Vector Mask
  • Define Custom Shapes
  • Working with Styles and Adjustment Layers
  • Creating Icons
Project 16: Advanced Compositing & Layer Comps -"Add Tattoos" 
  • Level Adjustments and White
  • Balancing an Image
  • Importing Illustrator Vector Files
  • Rasterizing Vector Smart Object Files
  • Creating Photoshop Smart Objects
  • Free Transform & Wrap
  • Pen Tool Paths
  • Vector Masks
  • Editing Smart Objects
  • Adding Layers
  • Using Eyedropper, Brush & Gradient Tools
  • Painting with Brushes and Gradients
  • Using Blend modes, Blending Options & Opacity
  • Using Selection Tools & Refining Selections
  • Creating a simple Action
  • Adjusting Hue & Saturation
  • Clipping an Adjustment to a Layer
  • Adding Text and Effects
  • Using Layer Comps
  • Using Photoshop Scripts to export Layer Comps as files
Project 17: Advanced Retouching 
  • Advanced Selection Tools:
  • Refine Edge, Pen Tool, Channel
  • Operations
  • Special Techniques to Retouch Faces and Wrinkles
  • Combining and Compositing different Images
  • Creating Cast Shadows
  • Creating an environment using
  • Content Aware Scale
  • Content Aware Movie
Project 18: Advanced Painting
  • Using the Wacom Tablet
  • Creating a Custom Brushes
  • Saving a Preset
  • Creating Brushes
  • Using Bristle Brushes
  • Painting with the Mixer Brush Tool
  • Creating a Painting using a Photograph
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: Selection Tools
  • Creating a New Document
  • Selecting Colors
  • Selection Tools: Magic Wand, Quick Selection Tool, Color Range
  • Refine Edge
  • Transform Selection
  • Transform Layers
  • Adding Canvas
  • Working with Type
  • Effect and Layer Style
  • Puppet Warp and Smart Objects
Extra Project: Creating a Water Reflection
  • Resize Canvas
  • Layer Mask
  • Displacement Map
  • Smart Object/Smart Filter
  • Adjustment Layers
What's Included:
  • 8 GB Flash Drive with Students Files & 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.

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Cancellations: 
Cancellations made more than 5 days before the commencement of the training, qualify for a refund less a $100 administration fee. 
Cancellations made 5 days or less before the commencement of the training, will not be eligible for a refund 
We are not able to offer refunds for no-shows or uncompleted courses.

Rescheduling:
Rescheduling requests made 5 days before the commencement of the training are free. Rescheduling that takes place within 5 days of the commencement of the training will incur a $100 administration fee. We do not charge for student substitutions at any time.

If your student wants to confirm her seat on the future class now, then there is a $100 transfer fee payable. Alternatively, as she may not have been aware of our terms, if she is willing to check back with us 2-3 days before a future class, and provided the class is confirmed to run, we will slot her in and waive the cancellation fee.

Money Back Guarantee
We offer a money back guarantee on our public classes.

If the training does not meet expectations, students can leave the class at the end of Day 1 (or by lunchtime in the case of single day courses) and request a refund. Students have to notify the training center manager before they leave and return all the training materials to qualify for a refund.

We are unable to offer a money back guarantee to students who leave a class later than the times noted above. Students can however still repeat the training (often with a different trainer).

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