Adobe Photoshop Adobe Photoshop CC Level 1

Adobe Photoshop CC Level 1


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Adobe Photoshop CC (2014 Release) 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 covers the Visual Communication Using Adobe Photoshop CC objectives to help students prepare for the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) exam. This course is also designed to cover the Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) exam objectives.

Course Objectives

  • 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.

Topics Covered

1 Getting to Know the Work Area
  • Using Tools
  • Sampling a Color
  • Undoing Actions in Photoshop
  • More About Panels and Panel Locations

2 Basic Photo Corrections
  • Resolution, Image Size, and Retouching
  • Straightening and Cropping Images
  • Using Spot Healing Brush Tool
  • Repairing Areas with Clone Stamp Tool

3 Working with Selections
  • About Selecting and Selection Tools
  • Moving and Manipulating Selections
  • Using the Magic Wand and Lasso Tool
  • Resizing and Copying a Selection

4 Layer Basics
  • Using the Layers Panel
  • Applying Gradient
  • Adding an Adjustment Layer
  • Adding a Border
  • Flattening and Saving Files

5 Correcting and Enhancing Digital Photographs
  • Improving a Snapshot
  • Creating a Panorama
  • Correcting Image Distortion
  • Moving Objects with the Content-Aware Move Tool

6 Masks and Channels
  • Creating a Mask
  • Refining a Mask
  • Manipulating an Image with Puppet Warp
  • Working with Channels

7 Typographic Design
  • Creating a Clipping Mask from Type
  • Warping Point Type
  • Designing Paragraphs of Type
  • Adding a Rounded Rectangle
  • Adding Vertical Text

8 Vector Drawing Techniques
  • About Bitmap Images and Vector Graphs
  • About Paths and Pen Tool
  • Working with Defined Custom Shapes
  • Importing a Smart Object
  • Adding Color and Depth to a Shape Using Layer Styles

8 Advanced Compositing
  • Arranging Layers
  • Using Smart Filters
  • Adding a Background
  • Using the History Panel to Undo Tasks
  • Upscaling a Low Resolution Image

9 Editing Video
  • About the Timeline Panel
  • Creating a New Video Project
  • Animating Text with Keyframes
  • Creating Effects

10 Painting with the Mixer Brush
  • About the Mixer Brush
  • Selecting Brush Settings
  • Mixing Colors
  • Creating a Custom Brush Preset
  • Mixing Colors with a Photograph

11 Preparing Files for the Web
  • Using Layer Groups to Create Button Graphics
  • Automating a Multistep Task
  • Saving Assets with Adobe Generator

12 Producing and Printing Consistent Color
  • Preparing Files for Printing
  • Performing a Zoom Test
  • Adjusting an Image
  • Converting an Image to CMYK
  • Color Management Printing a CMYK Image from Photoshop


To ensure your success in your 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.

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