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Photoshop CS

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From professional graphic design to in-house image management, Photoshop is today’s tool of choice. Learn basic color correction, touch-up, image manipulation, and document management techniques. Then move on to advanced use of layers, filters, styles, pallets, blends, and much more. Enhance your productivity with real-world tips and tricks from an industry expert.

6 levels - 83 training modules


Available Options

SINGLE USER: Adobe Photoshop CS (6 levels)
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1 YR ONLINE, e-Study Guides$269.00Add To Cart
CD-ROMs, e-Study Guides$269.00Add To Cart
MULTI USER: Adobe Photoshop CS (6 levels)
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CD-ROMs, e-Study Guides$538.00Add To Cart

Course Instructor: Harold Driver

Harold has a knack for simplifying technical information and complex concepts so that you are able to quickly understand and apply his training. His engaging personality, and technical expertise have made him one of the top-rated computer trainers anywhere. You will come away well prepared to fully utilize today’s up-to-the-minute computer technology to enhance your on-the-job effectiveness.

Harold’s expertise in software programs includes Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign), FinalCut Pro, Dreamweaver, Microsoft Office, and Front Page 2002. His career has included corporate training in a variety of computer skills and applications; computer lab training; database projects; Web site design, development and management; television production; work as a graphic designer, trainer and consultant for television networks, including CBS, NBC, TBS, TV New Zealand, and ESPN, as well as many other local television stations throughout the United States and the world; and as a Professional Speaker with National Seminars for over six years.

Course Outline

Level 1

Course Introduction

1.0 Basics of Everyday Usage
  • 1.1 Intro to Photoshop
2.0 Formula for Scanning
  • 2.1 Scan at the Correct Resolution
  • 2.2 Close Section
3.0 Tour of Photoshop
  • 3.1 Finding Your Way Around
  • 3.2 Close Section
4.0 Intro to Tools
  • 4.1 Shortcut Setup
  • 4.2 Available Tools
  • 4.3 Resettings Tools & Walkthrough
  • 4.4 Close Section
5.0 Preferences
  • 5.1 Customizing
  • 5.2 Creating Presets for Tools
  • 5.3 Tool Presets
  • 5.4 Close Section


Level 2


1.0 Getting Started

2.0 Intro to File Browser
  • 2.1 File Browser
3.0 Intro to Color Space
  • 3.1 Color Space
  • 3.2 Using Raw Format
4.0 Intro to Fixing Pictures
  • 4.1 Resizing Images

Level 3


1.0 Intro to Layers
  • 1.1 Layer Basics
2.0 Intro to Blending Modes

3.0 Blending Modes
  • 3.1 Composition Layers & Layer Sets
4.0 Intro to Composition Layers
  • 4.1 Changing Your Mind
5.0 Saving Your Work


Level 4


1.0 Intro to Selections
  • 1.1 Selection Techniques
2.0 Intro to the Red Eye Tool
  • 2.1 Red Eye Tool & Color Range
3.0 Intro to Quick Mask
  • 3.1 Quick Mask
4.0 Intro to Correct Color Use
  • 4.1 Working with Color0
  • 4.2 Correcting Cast Colors
  • 4.3 Color Correction

Level 5


1.0 Intro to Painting and Brushes
  • 1.1 Painting and Brushes
2.0 Intro to Vector Drawing
  • 2.1 Vector Drawing
3.0 Intro to Working with Type
  • 3.1 Working with Type
4.0 Intro to Working with Layers
  • 4.1 Working with Layers
5.0 Intro to Improving Images
  • 5.1 Improving Images
  • 5.2 Intro to Fixing the Skin
  • 5.3 Fixing the Skin

Level 6


1.0 Introduction to Filters
  • 1.1 Filters
2.0 Intro to Automation
  • 2.1 Automation
3.0 Intro to Annotations
  • 3.1 Annotations
4.0 Intro to Panoramics
  • 4.1 Panoramics
5.0 Intro to Desktop Printing
  • 5.1 Desktop Printing
6.0 Intro to Prepress
  • 6.1 Prepress ñWhat Do I Need to Know
7.0 Intro to Styles Palette and Styles
  • 7.1 Prepress ñWhat Do I Need to Know

Course Wrap-up