Adobe Photoshop CC - Intermediate

3 Hours, 33 Minutes


Delivery Method

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Course Overview

Adobe Photoshop is the premier photo editing programs. In this course, students will paint and use brushes, create custom brushes, and save tool presets. Students will work with vector shapes, create custom shapes, use the pen tool, discover paths, use vector paths, and use vector objects and spot colors. In addition, students will work with advance special effects, including blur and distort filters, stylizing effects, liquefy and smart filters, and work with Smart Objects. Students will understand and work with RAW images. Students will learn retouching basics, use retouching tools, and apply sharpening. Finally, students will automate tasks using Actions, create Droplets, HDR images, and a panoramic image, explore integration with other Adobe software, and understand color management.

Course Objectives

Painting and Using Brushes, Using Vector Tools, Advanced Special Effects, Working with RAW Images, Retouching Basics, Automating Tasks, Integration with other Adobe Software, Understanding Color Management, Using Libraries, Painting and Using Brushes, Using Vector Tools, Advanced Special Effects, Working with RAW Images, Retouching Basics, Automating Tasks, Integration with other Adobe Software, Understanding Color Management, Using Libraries

Course Prerequisites

The recommended pre-requisite for this course is Adobe Photoshop CC Introduction.


1 - Introduction

  • Introduction

2 - Painting and Using Brushes

  • Painting with Brushes
  • Using the Brushes Panel
  • Defining Custom Brushes
  • Saving Tool Presets
  • Using the History Brush

3 - Using Vector Tools

  • Working with Vector Shapes
  • Creating Custom Shapes
  • Using the Pen Tool
  • Discovering Paths
  • Understanding Vector Masks
  • Using Vector Objects and Spot Colors

4 - Using Libraries

  • What is the CC Library
  • Adding and Deleting Assets in the Library
  • Sharing Assets
  • Creating New Libraries
  • Sharing a Library

5 - Advanced Special Effects

  • Using the Blur Filters
  • Applying the Distort Filters
  • Creating a Pixelated Look
  • Stylizing Effects
  • Using Liquify
  • Using Smart Filters
  • Working with Smart Objects
  • Loading a Texture into Type

6 - Working with RAW Images

  • What is a Raw Image
  • Processing Raw Images
  • Opening a JPEG File in Raw

7 - Retouching Basics

  • Developing a Strategy for Retouching
  • Using Retouching Tools
  • Using the Dust and Scratches Filter
  • Applying Sharpening
  • Working with Face Aware Liquify

8 - Automating Tasks

  • Using Actions
  • Creating Actions
  • Using Droplets
  • Using the Image Processor
  • Creating an HDR Image
  • Creating a Panoramic Image

9 - Integration with other Adobe Software

  • Using PSD Files in InDesign
  • Using PSD Files in Illustrator
  • Using PSD Files in Dreamweaver

10 - Understanding Color Management

  • Why Color Management
  • Calibrating a Monitor
  • Calibrating a Printer
  • Loading Profiles into PSDs

11 - Conclusion

  • Course Recap

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