Adobe Photoshop Masterclass - Get Started With Adobe PS
What you'll learn
- Familiarize with Adobe Photoshop's interface and workspaces.
- Identify and differentiate the types of selection tools.
- Use retouching tools to repair image defects.
- Understand the use and importance of layers.
- Explore the different uses of layer masking.
- Apply Photoshop filters to enhance the quality of an image.
- No design skills needed. All sample images that are used in the course are available for download. You just need to have Adobe Photoshop CC in your computer..
Get instant access to a workbook on Adobe Photoshop, follow along, and keep for reference
Introduce yourself to our community of students in this course and tell us your goals with data science
Encouragement and celebration of your progress every step of the way: 25% > 50% > 75% & 100%
Over 6 hours and 30 minutes of clear and concise step-by-step instructions, lessons, and engagement
Knowledge Checks to assess your knowledge and skills
This Smart Tips for Adobe Photoshop course has been designed to help artists and graphic designers who create logos, icons, charts, infographics, posters, ads, books, magazines, and brochures.
What you will learn:
Familiarise with Adobe Photoshop's interface and workspaces.
Identify and differentiate the types of selection tools.
Use retouching tools to repair image defects.
Understand the use and importance of layers.
Explore the different uses of layer masking.
Apply Photoshop filters to enhance the quality of an image.
Contents and Overview
You'll start with Overview of Adobe Bridge; Explore Adobe Photoshop's Interface; How to Use Workspaces; Introduction to Image Adjustments; Image Correction Using Levels; Use Levels to Adjust Color and Density Part 1; Use Levels to Adjust Color and Density Part 2; Working with Curves; Adjusting Shadows and Highlights; The Vibrance Adjustment; Explore Hue and Saturation Part 1; Explore Hue and Saturation Part 2;
This course will also tackle The Basic Selection Tools; Working with Quick Selection and Magic Wand; Create a Vignette Effect Using Selection Tools; Remove Objects with the Clone Stamp Tool; Photo Retouching Using Spot Healing Brush; Working with Patch Tool; The Content Aware Fill & Red Eye Tool; Apply Rule of Thirds Using the Crop Tool.
Then, Introduction to Layers; Working with Layers; Getting Started with Layer Masking; Deep Dive to Layer Masking; How to Use the Select & Mask Feature; Exploring Dynamic Range with Layer Masking; Understand Focus Area with Layer Mask; Adding Soft Focus Effect to Portraits; Understand Layer Adjustments; Working with Blending Modes; How to Use Clipping Mask; Creating a Panorama Using Photomerge; Working with Spin Blur and Path Blur; Enhancing Images Using Sky Replacement; How to Use Lens Correction (Auto Correction); Working with Custom Lens Correction and Camera Raw Filter; Perform Instant Transformation Using Neural Filter;
Who are the Instructors?
Mike Lanesman is your lead instructor – a professional making a living from teaching graphics and design. As a graphic design expert, he has joined with content creator Peter Alkema to bring you this amazing new course.
You'll also get top support to help you become more confident with Adobe Photoshop!
We can't wait to see you on the course!
Enrol now, and we'll help you improve your Adobe Photoshop skills!
Peter and Mike
Who this course is for:
- Digital design enthusiasts who want to explore the functions of Adobe Photoshop.
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Mike's background is in Photography and Digital Media. He attended Art School where he attained a Diploma in Photography. Mike is a Certified Photoshop Instructor, an Adobe Authorized Training Partner as well as an Adobe Influencer. He also holds a Diploma in Multimedia Authoring Mike lectures Photography and Digital Media at various educational institutions. The subjects that he lectures are: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects and Blender. The Photography lectures that he presents, range from Photographic theory and getting to know your camera, Expressive Photography and Studio lighting techniques. Mike has presented guest lectures at Trade Shows on behalf of Apple and Adobe. Below are some testimonials from some of his YouTube subscribers: "Thank you so much. Time saver indeed", “Wonderful. It took ages to find this video, but it was worth it as it had exactly what I needed. Thanks”, “The tip is sublime Saves hours of work”, “Autoflow text. Perfect! I had no idea. I ended up with 256 pages. Good grief, it would have taken forever to do manually. Thanks much!”, “Thank you. Nice calm and measured voice/speech pattern you got there”, “Thanks. You saved my hours”, “Very interesting and well presented, cheers”, “Thanks for the frustration-neutralizing tip”