Adobe Photoshop Level 2 (Advanced)



Course Length: 6 hours (1 day)
Adobe Photoshop CC is a leading graphic creation application, popular among graphic designers, illustrators, and photographers. Photoshop’s numerous features work together to provide a comprehensive toolset for you, the design professional. This course delves into some of the more advanced image creation and editing techniques, and offers you hands-on activities that demonstrate how these techniques can be used in combination to create exciting visual effects.

Learning Objectives:
This course will prepare you to use the most common basic features of Adobe Photoshop CC. In this course, you will:
  • Use brushes, gradients, and tool presets to create raster images
  • Apply vector paths, shape drawing tools, type, and type special effects
  • Apply advanced layer techniques with masks, filters, layers, and smart objects
  • Apply actions and batch processing to automate tasks
  • Edit video by using timelines, transitions, graphics, titles, and animation
  • Set project requirements by identifying the purpose, audience, copyright rules, and project management tasks
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.

Course Outline:
Section 1: Creating Raster Images
Draw with Brushes
Create Gradients
Apply Tool Presets

Section 2: Applying Vector Image Tools
Create Images with Vector Paths
Apply the Shape Drawing Tools
Work with Type
Apply Type Special Effects

Section 3: Applying Advanced Layer Techniques
Modify Images with Masks
Apply Special Effects by Using Filters
Apply Special Effects to Layers
Apply Smart Objects for Nondestructive Editing

Section 4: Automating Tasks
Create and Apply Actions
Batch Process Files with Photoshop and Adobe Bridge

Section 5: Editing Video
Edit Video
Add Graphics, Titles, and Animation to Video

Section 6: Setting Project Requirements
Identify Purpose, Audience, and Audience Needs
Adhere to Copyright Rules for Artwork, Graphics, and Graphics Use
Determine and Evaluate Project Management Tasks and Responsibilities
Course Length: 6 hours (1 day)
Adobe Photoshop CS6 is a leading graphic creation application, popular among graphic designers, illustrators, and photographers. Photoshop’s numerous features work together to provide a comprehensive toolset for you, the design professional. This course delves into some of the more advanced image creation and editing techniques, and offers you hands-on activities that demonstrate how these techniques can be used in combination to create exciting visual effects.

Learning Objectives:
In this course, you will identify and use raster and vector drawing and painting tools to create and edit images. You will also apply masks to hide and show image layers, filters to create special effects, and layer styles to create layer effects. You will utilize smart objects, layer comps, actions, and batch processing to streamline workflow. You will create and edit video, and animate graphics in your videos. You will:
  • Draw images by using raster tools such as brushes, stamps, erasers, and gradients.
  • Create visuals by using vector tools such as the pen, shape, and type tools.
  • Create special effects and streamline workflow by using advanced layer tools such as masks, filters, layer styles, smart objects, and layer comps.
  • Streamline your workflow with actions and batch processing.
  • Create videos and animate graphics within your videos.
Target Student:
This course targets professional or amateur graphic designers and illustrators who want to use the robust features of Photoshop to create visual media.

Course Outline:
Section 1: Creating Raster Images
Draw with Brushes
Create Gradients
Use Tool Presets

Section 2: Working with Vector Image Tools
Create Images with Vector Paths
Use the Shape Drawing Tools
Work with Type
Type Special Effects

Section 3: Using Advanced Layer Techniques
Modify Images with Masks
Use Filters to Apply Special Effects
Apply Special Effects to Layers
Use Smart Objects for Nondestructive Editing
Utilize Layer Comps

Section 4: Automating Tasks
Create and Use Actions
Batch Process Files with Photoshop and Adobe Bridge

Section 5: Creating and Editing Video
Edit Video
Add Graphics, Titling, and Animations to Video
Course Length: 6 hours (1 day)
You will enhance your ability to create accurate masks and image effects, retouch images, work with video files, automate repetitive tasks, and integrate with other Adobe applications.

Learning Objectives:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Use image-editing tools in Photoshop to manipulate and enhance the appearance of an image
  • Create and edit vector paths
  • Work with shape layers and masks
  • Automate tasks in Adobe Photoshop
  • Use the tools available in Adobe Photoshop to edit and export video files
  • Work with other Adobe applications
Target Student:
Adobe Photoshop CS5: Level 2 (Advanced) is intended for intermediate and advanced users of Photoshop.

Course Outline:
Section 1: Enhancing Images
Create Gradients
Retouch Images
Adjust Tonal Range Using Adjustment Layers

Section 2: Working with Vector Paths
Create Vector Paths
Edit Paths

Section 3: Working with Shape Layers and Masks
Work with Shape Layers
Work with Masks
Apply Special Effects to a Layer

Section 4: Automating Tasks
Work with Actions
Automate Tasks Using Adobe Bridge

Section 5: Working with Video Files
Edit Video Files
Export Video Files

Section 6: Integrating with Other Adobe Applications
Integrate with Adobe Illustrator
Edit a Photoshop File in Adobe Acrobat

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October 6, 2020 9am to 4pm EDT $635.00 (CAD)*  
January 20, 2021 9am to 4pm EST $635.00 (CAD)*  

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