Summary

Adobe Photoshop (2020): Part 1

Adobe® Photoshop® 2020: Part 1 focuses on some of the basic features of Photoshop so that the student can navigate the environment and use Photoshop tools to work with photographic images. In addition, the orientation to Adobe® Bridge and organization of files in Bridge is covered. Although Photoshop is used by a variety of professionals, from photographers to designers to videographers, Photoshop Part 1 will focus mainly on the photography component. The illustration and animation techniques are covered in subsequent levels of Photoshop.

This course is a great component of your preparation for the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Visual Design Using Adobe Photoshop CC 2019 exam.

This course is the first part of a two-course series that covers the skills needed to gain a foundational understanding of Photoshop.
– Adobe Photoshop (2020): Part 1 (this course)
– Adobe Photoshop (2020): Part 2

Completion of this course will earn 0.575 CEUs.

Introduction

Course Objectives:
This course will prepare you to use the most common basic features of Adobe Photoshop. In this course, you will:
– Identify the components and capabilities of Photoshop
– Create basic images
– Manage selections and layers
– Modify and repair images, and manage color
– Refine images by adjusting layers, using camera raw, and applying advanced image refinement
– Import, export, organize, and save files

Target Student:
Target students include professional or amateur photographers who want to use the robust features of Photoshop to enhance, modify, and organize their photographs, and anyone interested in working toward the Visual Design Using Adobe Photoshop CC 2019 certification.

Prerequisites:
To ensure your success in this course, you should have a basic comfort level with digital photography. For example, you have used a digital camera and have downloaded images to your computer or other storage device.

Outline

  • Lesson 1: Getting Started with Photoshop

    • Topic A: Organize Photoshop Assets by Using Adobe Bridge
    • Topic B: Organize the Photoshop Workspace
    • Topic C: Customize the Photoshop Workspace
  • Lesson 2: Creating Basic Images

    • Topic A: Manage Image Elements and Formats
    • Topic B: Apply Design Principles, Elements, and Graphic Composition
    • Topic C: Work with Digital Devices
  • Lesson 3: Managing Selections and Layers

    • Topic A: Use Selection Tools
    • Topic B: Manage Layers
  • Lesson 4: Adjusting Images

    • Topic A: Modify Images
    • Topic B: Repair Images
    • Topic C: Implement Color Management
  • Lesson 5: Refining Images

    • Topic A: Adjust Layers
    • Topic B: Apply Camera Raw
    • Topic C: Refine Images by Using Advanced Tools
  • Lesson 6: Managing Files in a Production Workflow

    • Topic A: Import, Export, and Organize Files
    • Topic B: Save Images for the Web
    • Topic C: Save Images for Print
    • Topic D: Format Images for Other Programs
  • Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to Visual Design Using Adobe Photoshop CC 2019 Exam

Course Schedule

DATES
LOCATION
START
END
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02/21/23 February 21, 2023
Lexington
9:00 am
4:30 pm
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02/21/23 February 21, 2023
Virtual
9:00 am
4:30 pm
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03/03/23 March 3, 2023
Lexington
9:00 am
4:30 pm
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03/17/23 March 17, 2023
Virtual
9:00 am
4:30 pm
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