LearnKey Training

Photoshop CC

Photoshop CC

Photoshop CC

3 Sessions -
8 Hours of Interactive Training

LearnKey's Photoshop CC course will introduce students to hundreds of new updates and features in the latest Photoshop update. Whether you are a graphic designer or a novice photographer you will learn how to edit photographs, images, or create logos and marketing pieces. LearnKey's Photoshop CC course will teach students what they need to know in order to effectively and easily prepare to test their skills through the ACA Visual Communication Certification exam. As of November 1, 2016 this course is up to date with the Photoshop CC 2015 Exam. This course includes our Photoshop CC 2015 Test Prep course to help you prepare for the exam.

  • Learn about the hundreds of updates such as: 3D exporting and printing, improved smart guides, and more!
  • Learn and understand terminology for digital images
  • Apply what you have learned with interactive labs, pre and post tests, and MasterExams

About The Author
Chad is an Adobe Certified Instructor and has a formal education in publishing technology. He has the trial-by-fire production experience that makes him a valuable contributor to every project on which he works. He’s served as the lead consultant for major InDesign migrations for publishing companies throughout the U.S. and is skilled in all aspects of print production, Web production, automation and XML. He is a contributing author of Adobe InDesign CS3 Digital Classroom, Adobe InDesign CS4 Digital Classroom, Adobe Photoshop CS4 Digital Classroom, Adobe Photoshop Elements 7 Digital Classroom and a Technical Editor of Adobe Flash CS3 Professional Dynamic Learning, and Adobe Illustrator CS4 Digital Classroom books.

Session 1

Section A: Intro to Photoshop CC

  • Project Requirements
  • Project Specifications

Section B: The Capture

  • Import Photos
  • Metadata
  • Functions of a Camera
  • Scanning an Image
  • Scanned Images
  • Photoshop Workspace
  • Configure Image Display
  • Panels
  • Customize Workspace
  • Save Custom Workspace
  • Customize Keyboard
  • Customize Menus
  • Deleting Presets and Favorites

Section C: Open Files in Photoshop CC

  • Open Files
  • DNG Files
  • Using the Mini Bridge

Section D: Navigate Documents

  • Navigating within Documents
  • Rotating the Canvas
  • Keyboard Shortcuts for Navigation

Section E: Creating a New Document

  • Create New Document
  • New Document Window
  • Rulers and Guides
  • Lock and Unlock Guides
  • Guide Properties and Using Grid

Section F: Color Theory and Management

  • Understanding RGB and CMYK
  • Difference between RGB and CMYK
  • Color Modes for Printing
  • Color Settings
  • Render Intent and Soft Proofing
  • Assign Profile and Convert to Profile
  • Color Management and Printer Setup

Section G: Understanding Image Formats

  • Graphic Types
  • Vector Formats
  • Print Raster and Web Raster Formats
  • Video Raster and Specialty Formats
  • Microsoft

Session 2

Section A: Resolution and Cropping

  • Understand Resolution and Cropping
  • Canvas Size
  • Crop Image
  • Image Resolution
  • Crop
  • Resample Image
  • Straighten Image
  • Aspect Ratio
  • Fill and Rotate Canvas

Section B: Evaluate Image

  • What is a Histogram?
  • Histogram Panel
  • Histogram on Camera

Section C: Basic Tonal Adjustments

  • Auto Adjustment Optons
  • Manual Tonal Adjustments
  • Levels and Curves
  • Auto Color
  • Tonal Adjustments
  • Gradient Map
  • Photo Filter
  • Posterize
  • Match Color
  • Replace Color
  • Selective Color
  • Black and White
  • Adjustment Layers
  • Grayscale, Hue/Saturation

Section D: Selections

  • Create Basic Selections
  • Subtract, Transform Selection
  • Move Tool
  • Save, Fill Selection, Copy
  • Selection Tools
  • Magic Wand
  • Quick Selection Tool
  • Advanced Selections
  • Feather Selection Tool
  • Color Range, Lasso Tool Selection
  • Hue and Saturation Adjustments
  • Create a Layer Mask
  • Copy and Paste Selection
  • Truer Edge Technology
  • Refine Edge Tool
  • Adjustment Layers

Section E: Basic Retouching

  • Clone Stamp Tool
  • Healing Brush Tool
  • Spot Healing Brush Tool
  • Blending Tools
  • Remove Red Eye

Section F: Content-Aware

  • Content-Aware Features
  • Content-Aware Fill
  • Patch Tool
  • Content Aware Move Tool

Session 3

Section A: Understand Layers

  • Flattened File
  • Layered File
  • Link Layers
  • Label Elements of Different Types
  • Merge Layers, Delete, Drag and Drop
  • Flatten Layer

Section B: Work with Layer Masks

  • Layer Masks
  • Properties Panel, Vector Mask
  • Nondestructive Masks, Levels

Section C: Work with Type

  • Type Tools
  • Character Panel, Options Bar
  • Kerning, Tracking, Leading, Type Layers
  • Layer Styles to Type
  • Anti-Aliasing
  • Fill and Opacity
  • Multilingual Dictionaries
  • Blending Mode
  • How Blending Modes Work
  • Blending Mode Options
  • Apply and Remove Layer Effects

Section D: Filters

  • Use Filters, Sharpen Tools, Unsharp Mask
  • Use Blur Filters
  • Use Filter Gallery
  • Use Seven Lens Correction
  • Additive Grain
  • Vanishing Point Filter
  • Smart Objects and Smart Filters
  • Free Transform
  • Smart Objects
  • Embedded Smart Object
  • Smart Filters
  • Filter Gallery and Layer Masks

Section E: Shape Tool and Pen Tool

  • Draw Using Shape Tool and Pen Tool
  • Create a Path
  • Photoshop Path
  • Create Shapes, Rounded Rectangle
  • Custom Shapes, Preset Shapes
  • Paint Tools, Brush Tools
  • Brush Tips
  • Brush Presets
  • Color Blending Tools
  • Blending Mode for Layers, Pencil Tool
  • Mixer Brush
  • History Panel and History Brush
  • Puppet Warp
  • Batch Processing
  • Auto-Align Layers
  • Auto-Blend Layers
  • 32-Bit Merge to HDR
  • Publish Digital Images
  • Publish to Web
  • Publish for Use in Videos
  • Web Photo Gallery
  • Automatic Asset Generation
  • Real Time Image Generation