This class includes a thorough review of the Photoshop interface including how to use tools and panels, and how to customize and save workspaces.
Core skills you will gain in this course include an understanding of strategies for retouching photographs, how to determine resolution and image size, how to straighten and crop images, and adjust color and tone.
You will learn to work with many of the selection tools in Photoshop to isolate parts of images for adjustment or editing. You will learn how to use layers, and how to apply gradients, styles and effects to layers. In addition to using selection tools, using masks and channels is an important Photoshop skill to create composite images or isolate parts of images. You will learn to create and edit masks and channels in this class.
Finally, you will learn how to use type in Photoshop, including how to create clipping masks from type, create type on a path, create paragraph text, warp point type, and create vertical text.
Lesson objectives help students become comfortable with the course, and also provide a means to evaluate learning. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
• Identify the components and capabilities of Photoshop CC.
• 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.