Art=Visual's Practical Photoshop CS5 Level 2 video course picks up where the Level 1 course left off. You have the retouching and basic compositing skills, now it's time to start creating advanced compositions from multiple images using masking, blend modes, and advanced layer techniques. Use filters non-destructively utilizing Smart Objects, Smart Filters, and Smart Text. Create amazing 3D Text and Shapes. This course is essential for anyone working as a graphic or web designer, The skills taught in our Level 2 course are used in the creation ALL advertisements, brochures, posters, CD covers, magazines, and other print and web graphics. Lessons on HDR imaging (High Dynamic Range), Panoramas, Camera RAW, Creative Filters, and Black and White Conversion make this a perfect course for Photographers as well.
The course offers 21.5 hours of education in 15 easy-to-follow lessons. The actual images used in the course are provided, so you can work along at your own pace.
Adobe Certified Instructor Steve Markos only teaches software products he uses on a regular basis, which allows him to provide students with real world instruction and advice. Steve began using Photoshop in 1994 as a tool to touch-up photos of models for the fashion industry. He became an Adobe Certified Instructor and Expert in Photoshop in 2005 and began teaching corporate training classes under his own company name, Art=Visual, as well as for various software training centers around the country, such as Media Technology Associates (Atlanta, GA), Sterling Ledet and Associates (Atlanta, GA), Future Media Concepts (Orlando, FL), Roundpeg (San Francisco, CA), IT Training & Solutions (Greensboro, SC), and Echo-Eleven (Atlanta, GA). Steve also holds a CompTia CTT+ certificate (Certified Technical Trainer) and is an Adobe Certified Expert and Instructor in InDesign and Premiere Pro as well. He was the co-author of Adobe's InDesign CS3 Certification Exam.