Online Class: Adobe Photoshop

This course will teach you everything you need to know to make full use of Adobe's popular image editing software program: Photoshop.

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Course Description

Unleashing the Power of Adobe Photoshop: Dive into the Digital Art Revolution!

Embark on a transformative journey with the industry-leading image editing platform, Adobe Photoshop. As the global standard for digital artistry, Photoshop offers an unrivaled suite of tools and features that can elevate your graphics game, regardless of your skill level. Whether you're a seasoned pro or just starting out, this immersive course is curated to supercharge your understanding and mastery of Photoshop's vast capabilities.

Why This Course is a Creative Game-Changer:

  1. Holistic Understanding: We don't just scratch the surface; we plunge deep. From the basics to the advanced features, get ready to unlock every corner of Photoshop's immense universe.

  2. Modern Techniques: Photoshop's dynamism is continually evolving. Our course is updated to ensure you stay ahead, acquainted with the latest tools and tricks.

  3. Interactive Learning: With hands-on projects, real-world examples, and guided exercises, you'll learn by doing. Witness your progress in real-time as you transform concepts into creations.

Course Highlights:

  • Friendly Onboarding: New to Photoshop? Fear not! We break down complex ideas into bite-sized, digestible chunks, ensuring a smooth and enjoyable learning curve.

  • Mastering the Essentials: Grasp the foundational skills, from navigating the multi-faceted interface, cropping, resizing, to working expertly with colors.

  • Artistry with Layers: Delve into the magic of layers. Learn to organize, combine, and manipulate them to craft intricate compositions seamlessly.

  • Elevate with Advanced Tools: Harness the power of Photoshop's painting toolkit, infuse text into your artwork, craft gradients, and uncover the potential of the Content-Aware feature, a game-changer in digital restoration.

  • Precise Selections: Elevate your design precision with state-of-the-art selection tools, ensuring every pixel is in its rightful place.

  • Filters & Flair: Explore the vast library of filters to stylize, enhance, and transform your visuals, giving them that unique edge.

  • Collaborative Community: Join a thriving community of learners, share your projects, gain feedback, and be inspired by the creations of fellow enthusiasts.

Your Journey to Mastery:

By the culmination of this course, you won't merely be using Photoshop. You'll be wielding it as an extension of your creativity, crafting visuals that captivate and inspire. Photoshop isn't just about retouching; it's a canvas of limitless possibilities. Whether you're designing banners, crafting art, editing photographs, or anything in between, you'll be equipped with the skills to do it at a professional standard.

Step into a world where your artistic visions come alive, pixel by pixel. Let's transform you from a Photoshop enthusiast to a digital art maestro. The future of digital creativity awaits, and it begins with this course!

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider

Course Lessons

Average Lesson Rating:
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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 Additional lesson topics: Adobe Photoshop Classroom in a Book recommendation 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 1 Video
  • Review Practice Worksheet: gmz8178x51396zpractice_picture_of_girl.jpg
  • Lesson discussions: Reasons for Taking this Course
  • Complete: Lesson 1 Assignment
  • Assessment: 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
  • Complete: Lesson 2 Assignment
  • Assessment: 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
  • Complete: Lesson 3 Assignment
  • Assessment: 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
  • Assessment: 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. 9 Total Points
  • Lesson 5 Video
  • Complete: Lesson 5 Assignment
  • Assessment: Lesson 5: Working with Basic Selections

Lesson 6: Layers

Layers are simply images or effects laid on top of other images or effects. 9 Total Points
  • Lesson 6 Video
  • Complete: Lesson 6 Assignment
  • Assessment: 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 9 Total Points
  • Lesson 7 Video
  • Complete: Lesson 7 Assignment
  • Assessment: 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
  • Complete: Lesson 8 Assignment
  • Assessment: 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
  • Complete: Lesson 9 Assignment
  • Assessment: 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
  • Complete: Lesson 10 Assignment
  • Assessment: 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
  • Complete: Lesson 11 Assignment
  • Assessment: 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
  • Complete: Lesson 12 Assignment
  • Assessment: 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. 75 Total Points
  • Lesson 13 Video
  • Lesson discussions: End of Course Poll; Program Evaluation Follow-up Survey (End of Course); Course Comments
  • Complete: Lesson 13 Assignment
  • Complete: The Final Assignment
  • Assessment: Lesson 13: Printing And Exporting Your Work
  • Assessment: The Final Exam
Total Course Points

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.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

Additional Course Information

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Course Title: Adobe Photoshop
Course Number: 8900178
Lessons Rating: 4.3 / 5 Stars (2,911 votes)
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Availability: This course is online and available in all 50 states including: California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Texas, and Washington.
Last Updated: September 2023
Course Type: Self-Paced, Online Class
CEU Value: 1.2 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
Syllabus: View Syllabus
Course Fee: $120.00 U.S. dollars

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