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Photoshop essentials

Adobe Photoshop Essentials

Duration: 24 hours

Teaching Methodology: Hands-on

OVERVIEW

Participants who take this course will learn about painting, photo retouching, vector graphics, color correction, compositing, scanning, image size, printing, tracing, smart layers, vanishing points, layer masks, puppet warp, and lens correction.

AUDIENCE

Photographers, web designers, architects, interior designers, decorators, graphic designers, artists, animators, TV graphic designers, art directors, and anyone interested in editing images.

PREREQUISITES

Basic knowledge with computer operations is enough.

TRAINING COURSES IN BEIRUT LEBANON

Training Course Description
Photoshop Lebanon 1 Adobe Photoshop CC - Essentials
Photoshop Lebanon 2 Adobe Photoshop CC - Advanced
Photoshop Lebanon 3 Adobe Photoshop for Architects/Interior Designers

Checklist Before Attending the On-Line Course

Task Link/Action
1. Use this link to download the Zoom software Zoom download
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3. Below under the Table of Contents section, notice the lessons covered. Under every lesson, there is a link that will download the exercise files for that lesson.
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9. Start Adobe Photoshop and make sure you have downloaded the exercise folders. -
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Photoshop essentials
Photoshop essentials
Photoshop essentials
Photoshop essentials

COURSE CONTENTS

Section 1 - Getting Started

01 - Getting Started

getting started

02 - Introduction to Photo Retouching

  • Changing the eye color
  • Painting the iris
  • Removing a beauty mark
  • Removing the scar
  • Removing the beauty spot
  • Painting the lips
  • Download Lesson 02
Introduction to Photoretouching

03 - Introduction to Color Correction and Layers

  • Correcting the image colors
  • Copying and pasting
  • Selection feather
  • Refining edges
  • Adjusting the layer opacity
  • Working with the background layer
  • Changing layer orientation and size
  • Deleting layers
  • Download Lesson 03
Introduction to Color Correction and Layers

04 - Introduction to Scanning and Filters

  • Introduction to scanning
  • Using filters to remove dust and scratches
  • Using filters to create artistic effects
  • Creating background images
  • Download Lesson 04
Introduction to Scanning and Filters

05 - Definitions

  • Pixel
  • Image resolution
  • Monitor display resolution
  • Vector graphics
  • Raster images
  • Download Lesson 05
Definitions

Section 2 - The Toolbox

06 - Painting

  • Erasing
  • Selecting
  • Image mode
  • The Brush tool
  • The Gradient tool
  • The Magic Wand tool
  • Rippling
  • Lighting effects
  • The Polygonal Lasso tool
  • Defining brushes
  • Texturizing
  • Adding borders
  • Download Lesson 06
Painting

07 - 2D Animation

  • Making image areas transparent
  • Painting the shaded areas of the tree
  • Painting the highlighted areas of the tree
  • Painting the plant leaves
  • Painting the blooms
  • Creating a new brush to add tree leaves
  • Adding tree leaves
  • Adding a sky
  • Finishing the background image
  • Tool presets overview
  • Painting the first frame
  • Painting the wing
  • Painting the second frame
  • Using tool presets
  • Saving Frames
  • Creating the Final composition
  • Download Lesson 07
2D Animation

08 - Titles and Formatting

  • Improving colors using Hue/Saturation
  • Removing noise
  • Removing the stamped date
  • Increasing the image canvas size
  • Adding a copyright note
  • Formatting the typed text
  • Modifying the text properties
  • Aligning text
  • Creating the play's title
  • Outlining the title
  • Changing the text color
  • Download Lesson 08
Titles and Formatting

09 - Creating Carved Titles

  • Using Auto Tone and Auto Color
  • Creating the carved text
  • Applying effects
  • Modifying effects
  • Emphasizing text
  • Creating clipping groups
  • Download Lesson 09
Creating Carved Titles

10 - Photo Retouching

  • Removing the scar
  • Fixing the Bruise
  • Creating the image title
  • Creating reflections
  • Creating a layer group
  • Aligning texts
  • Download Lesson 10
Photo Retouching

11 - Copying and pasting

  • Selecting and copying
  • Pasting and positioning
  • Cleaning up the edge pixels
  • Blending layers
  • Displaying Rita only in the sky
  • Adding a title
  • Download Lesson 11
Copying and pasting

12 - Coloring a Greyscale Photo

  • Cropping
  • Changing the image mode to RGB
  • Selecting and painting the lips
  • Adding lips contour
  • Selecting and painting the skin
  • Painting the eyes
  • Painting the watch
  • Painting the hair
  • Changing the background
  • Painting the blouse
  • Improving focus
  • Adding a wooden frame
  • Download Lesson 12
Coloring a Greyscale Photo

13 - Sharpening and Focusing

  • Sharpening the jewelry
  • Softening the skin
  • Creating the eyeliner
  • Brightening the teeth
  • Bringing Rose into focus
  • Adding a stylized text
  • Checking the spelling
  • Applying a warm filter
  • Download Lesson 13
Sharpening and Focusing

14 - File Formats

  • Opening files and displaying their sizes
  • Creating a selection using the Quick Selection tool
  • Copying the selection to another image
  • Resizing the selection and copying the boy over another image
  • PSD format
  • TIFF format
  • JPEG format
  • PNG format
  • PDF format
  • Saving layers
  • Download Lesson 14
File Formats

15 - Creating Adds for Facebook or Instagram

  • Creating a new file RGB 1200x628
  • Using drawing aids: Rulers, Grid, Guides, etc...
  • Embedding the logo
  • Embedding images
  • Adding shapes and text
  • Saving as JPEG
  • Uploading
  • Download Lesson 15
Using Vector Graphics to Design a Logo

16 - Using Vector Graphics to Annotate an Image

Using Vector Graphics to Annotate an Image

17 - Tracing Raster Images

  • Creating linear paths
  • Creating curved paths
  • Creating paths with sharp corners
  • Converting linear paths to curved paths
  • Tracing and recreating a logo
  • Download Lesson 17
Tracing Raster Images

18 - The Various Uses of Paths

  • Trimming the grey border
  • Selecting the red flower
  • Converting the path into a selection
  • Placing John's photo inside the flower
  • Scaling down the size of John's image
  • Drawing a contour around the flower
  • Creating a clipping path
  • Creating multiple flowers
  • Download Lesson 18
The Various Uses of Paths

19 - Tools and Techniques Workshop

  • Making a girl smile
  • Adding a title
  • Fixing the red eye
  • Using the Vanishing Point filter to fix an image
  • Using the Warp command
  • Using the Lens Correction filter
  • Working with smart objects
  • Importing Illustrator files as smart objects
  • Testing different design options
  • Creating seamless material for 3DS Max or Maya
  • Importing and working with 3D objects
  • Loading multiple images and distributing layers
  • Using the Spot Healing Brush tool
  • Download Lesson 19
Tools and Techniqes Workshop

20 - Designing an Image for a Facebook Event

  • Resizing the Image
  • Cropping to size 1920x1080
  • Adding guides using the New Guide Layout tool
  • Adding frames
  • Placing images inside the frames
  • Grouping layers and applying effects
  • Saving for Facebook
  • Download Lesson 20
Designing a Web Page

21 - Restoring a Photo

  • Selecting the red paint
  • Refining the selection
  • Copying pixels
  • Cleaning small spots
  • Download Lesson 21
Restoring a Photo

22 - Altering Landscapes and Sky Views

  • Selecting the sky
  • Replacing the sky
  • Selecting the exposed soil
  • Covering the soil with grass
  • Blending color
  • Adding a title
  • Download Lesson 22
Altering Landscapes and Sky Views

Section 3 - Color Correction

23 - Color Models

  • The Color panel
  • The RGB color model
  • RGB Gamut
  • The HSB color model
  • The CMYK color model
  • The LAB color model
  • The Grayscale color model
  • The Web color model
  • The Color Bar
  • The Color Picker dialogue box
  • Hexadecimal color values
  • Custom colors
  • The System panel
  • Download Lesson 23
Color Models

24 - Image Modes and Channels

  • RGB mode
  • RGB channels
  • Inspecting the RGB colors
  • Displaying a proof for the RGB image
  • Displaying a CMYK proof for the RGB image
  • CMYK mode
  • Correcting the Out-of-Gamut colors
  • Preparing the file for its final destination
  • CMYK channels
  • Determining a working mode
  • LAB mode
  • Grayscale mode
  • Grayscale channels
  • Bitmap images
  • Duotone mode
  • Index mode
  • Bit depth
  • 16-bit depth images
  • 32-bit depth images
  • Download Lesson 24
Image Modes and Channels

25 - Calibrating Your Monitor

  • Calibrating your monitor
  • About Color Profiles
  • Choosing a Color Profile
  • Assigning Color Profiles
  • Managing Color Profiles
Calibrating Your Monitor

26 - Color Correction 1 - Levels

  • The Levels command
  • Type of Key Images
  • Color Correction Using Levels
  • Correcting Individual Channels
  • Setting the White and Black Points
  • Checking the Scan Quality
  • Auto Levels
  • Correcting the Greys in an Image
  • The Histogram Panel
  • Download Lesson 26
Color Correction 1 - Levels

27 - Color Correction 2 - Curves

  • The Curves Command
  • Revealing Details in the Shadow Area
  • Correcting a Specific Tonal Range
  • Correcting Channels
  • Improving Contrast
  • Auto Correcting
  • Download Lesson 27
Color Correction 2 - Curves

28 - Color Correction 3 - Hue/Saturation

  • The Hue/Saturation Command
  • Changing Colors
  • Changing Selective Colors
  • Adjusting a Preset Color
  • Coloring Images
  • Using the Vibrance Command
  • Download Lesson 28
Color Correction 3 - Hue/Saturation

29 - Additional Correction Tools

  • The Desaturate Command
  • The Replace Color Command
  • The Channel Mixer Command
  • The Black & White Command
  • The Invert Command
  • The Threshold Command
  • The Variations Command
  • Download Lesson 29
29 -  Addtional Correction Tools

30 - Full-Color Correction Projects

  • Using Adjustment Layers
  • The Adjustment Panel
  • Sharpening the Image
  • Removing Dust
  • Color Settings
  • Out-of-Gamut Colors
  • Converting to CMYK
  • Download Lesson 30
Full Color Correction Projects

Section 4 - Layer Masks and Channels

31 - Introduction to Layer Masks

  • Increasing the Lip Size
  • Adding a Layer Mask
  • Testing Layer Modes
  • Adding an Adjustment Layer
  • Download Lesson 31
Introduction to Layer Masks

32 - Using a Layer Mask and a Layer Clipping Path to Create Effects

  • Duplicating the Background Layer
  • Creating an Image Half Color and Half Gray
  • Making the Top Layer Gradually Transparent
  • Keeping the Eyes in Color
  • Inverting the Mask Color
  • Adding a Layer Vector Mask
  • Download Lesson 32
Using a Layer Mask and a Layer Clipping Path to Create Effects

33 - Using a Layer Mask to Control Opacity of Particular Areas

  • Copying the Image
  • Making the Area Surrounding Irene Transparent
  • Breaking the Link Between the Layer and Its Mask
  • Editing the Layer Mask
  • Using the Masks Panel
  • Download Lesson 33
Using a Layer Mask to Control Opacity of Particular Areas

34 - Using a Layer Mask to Gradually Blend Layers

Using a Layer Mask to Gradually Blend Layers

Section 5 - Advanced Layer Techniques

43 - Creating Reflections and Shadows

  • Copying Caroline's image
  • Making the Area around Caroline Transparent
  • Refining the Mask Color
  • Creating Reflections
  • Creating Shadows
  • Download Lesson 43
Creating Reflections and Shadows

Section 6 - Scanning and Printing

45 - An Overview of Scanning, Printing, and Creating New Files

  • Printing
  • Halftone Dots
  • Common LPIs
  • Color Separation
  • Scanning
  • Photos, Negatives, and Slides
  • Creating New Files
  • Download Lesson 45
An Overview of Scanning, Printing, and Creating New Files

46 - Scanning and Printing Exercises

Scanning and Printing Exercises

47 - Page Setup and Printing

Page Setup and Printing