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Course Description

This course will teach you everything you need to know to make full use of the world's most popular graphics editing program -- Adobe Photoshop. Adobe Photoshop is a complex graphics and image editing software and paint program. It has become a mainstay with graphics designers, professional photographers, and even hobbyists to edit graphics as well as create and manipulate images.

If you've used Photoshop before, then this course may amaze you with all the improvements that have been made to the program. If you're new to Photoshop, don't be nervous or worry that it will be overwhelming. We'll start at the beginning and teach you everything you need to know in simple, everyday language so you understand and learn.

You'll discover how to...

· Easily navigate Photoshop's interface to find what you need

· Crop and resize images

· Work with color to edit and manipulate images

· Combine aspects of several images into one professional images

· Work with layers

· Paint using Photoshop's many tools

· Add text to images

· Create and use gradients

· Use the new Content-Aware feature to remove objects from images without leaving an empty space – or making it look like the image was edited

· How to select objects easier and better than ever before

· How to use filters to manipulate the look and feel of images

· And much, much more!

By the end of this course, no matter who you are or how much experience you've had with the program in the past, you will be an advanced user capable of using Adobe Photoshop (versions CC or CS6) like a professional to create, edit, and manipulate images. Photoshop is much more than a photo editor. You'll be surprised at what you can do with it!

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Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe what Adobe Photoshop is and how it can be useful to you.
  • Demonstrate working with images.
  • Demonstrate working with selections, layers, and painting tools
  • Demonstrate methods for photo retouching.
  • Demonstrate methods for making color corrections.
  • Demonstrate using masks and the quick mask mode.
  • Demonstrate working with the pen tool.
  • Demonstrate creating special effects.
  • Demonstrate printing and exporting your work, and
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 
 
 
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Lesson 1: Introduction to Adobe Photoshop

Adobe's Photoshop program has become a mainstay with graphics designers, professional photographers, and even hobbyists to edit graphics as well as create and manipulate images. In this first lesson we will introduce and review these popular program featu 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 1 Video
  • Practice Worksheet 1: practice_picture_of_girl.jpg
  • Complete: Lesson 1 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 1 Exam

Lesson 2: Getting Started using Photoshop

Now that you've learned your way around the Photoshop interface a little bit, we're going to jump right in and start teaching you how to use the program. 9 Total Points
  • Lesson 2 Video
  • Review Article: Adobe Photoshop CS6 and the interface designer
  • Review Video: Photoshop CS6: Interface and Performance
  • Complete: Lesson 2 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 2: Getting Started using Photoshop

Lesson 3: Working with Images

This lesson will be one of the most important lessons in this course because you're going to start to learn how to work with images. 9 Total Points
  • Lesson 3 Video
  • Review Article: Grids and Guides
  • Review Article: Understanding color adjustments
  • Complete: Lesson 3 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 3: Working with Images

Lesson 4: Resizing and Cropping Images

In this lesson we will discuss the intricacies of pixel dimensions , image resolution and how to use the resizing and cropping tools. 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 4 Video
  • Complete: Lesson 4 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 4: Resizing and Cropping Images

Lesson 5: Working with Basic Selections

Photoshop CS6 gives you several tools that allow you to make selections. We're going to cover the basic tools in this lesson. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 5 Video
  • Complete: Lesson 5 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 5: Working with Basic Selections

Lesson 6: Layers

Layers are simply images or effects laid on top of other images or effects. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 6 Video
  • Review Article: Manage Your Layers More Efficiently With Photoshop CS6
  • Review Article: Top 10 Time Saving Enhancements to Layers in Photoshop CS6
  • Complete: Lesson 6 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 6: Layers

Lesson 7: Painting in Photoshop

Photoshop is much more than an image editing program. It's also one of the best paint programs that you'll ever use. When you combine the selection tools we learned about last lesson with the paint tools, changing and editing colors becomes easier than yo 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 7 Video
  • Review Video: Painting Demonstration Video
  • Complete: Lesson 7 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 7: Painting in Photoshop

Lesson 8: Photo Retouching

Photoshop gives you the tools you need to take your worst looking photo and make it look good. 9 Total Points
  • Lesson 8 Video
  • Review Article: Content Aware Patch
  • Review Video: How to Use the Clone Stamp Tool (Video)
  • Review Video: How to Use the Spot Healing Tool
  • Complete: Lesson 8 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 8: Photo Retouching

Lesson 9: Color Correction

It's important that you consider what color mode you use in your images to insure the most consistency in colors. This lesson will go into further detail about color modes and color spaces. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 9 Video
  • Review Article: Color Correction and Enhancement in Adobe Photoshop CS6
  • Review Video: Photoshop CS6: Content-Aware Move Tool
  • Complete: Lesson 9 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 9: Color Correction

Lesson 10: Using Masks And The Quick Mask Mode

Masks are basically just areas that you can isolate from the rest of an image to protect it from editing. 9 Total Points
  • Lesson 10 Video
  • Review Article: 5 Layer Mask Tricks in Photoshop CS6
  • Review Video: Using Photoshop CS6 layer masks to remove parts of an image
  • Complete: Lesson 10 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 10: Using Masks And The Quick Mask Mode

Lesson 11: Working With The Pen Tool

This lesson will focus on how to use the pen tool 9 Total Points
  • Lesson 11 Video
  • Review Video: Photoshop CS6: Pen Tool Tutorial
  • Review Video: Pen Tool Basics using Adobe Photoshop CS6 (Voice Tutorial)
  • Complete: Lesson 11 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 11: Working With The Pen Tool

Lesson 12: Creating Special Effects

The ability to add special effects to your photos is one of the most enjoyable features of Photoshop. With a few clicks of the mouse, you can transform an ordinary family photo into a work of art. 9 Total Points
  • Lesson 12 Video
  • Review Article: 35 Tutorials For Mastering All The New Features In Photoshop CS6
  • Complete: Lesson 12 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 12: Creating Special Effects

Lesson 13: Printing And Exporting Your Work

It seems like there are a dozen different ways to present your photographs. In this final lesson will discuss how to print and export your final masterpiece. 76 Total Points
  • Lesson 13 Video
  • Take Poll: End of Course Poll
  • Take Survey: Program Evaluation Follow-up Survey (End of Course)
  • Complete: Lesson 13 Assignment
  • Complete: The Final Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 13: Printing And Exporting Your Work
  • Complete: The Final Exam
191
Total Course Points

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Course Title: Adobe Photoshop 101
Course Number: 8900178
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
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Course Type: General Education
CEU Value: 1.0 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Instructor: UniversalClass Staff Instructor
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Course Fee: $50.00 (no CEU Certification) || with CEU Certification: $75.00

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