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Photoshop CS5 Introduction Course Outline

 (2 days)
Version CS5

** This class is taught on PC running Windows **

Photoshop CS5: Basic, ACA Edition, is the first in a series of courses that provide instruction on how to use Photoshop CS5 to create professional-looking images for both print and the Web. In this course, students will learn about image copyright, identify the components of the Photoshop environment, learn about the differences between raster and vector graphics, and learn how to use Adobe Bridge. Students will explore various methods of selecting image areas and will learn how to modify and manipulate selections. In addition, students will learn how to work with text, layers, and layer effects; how to adjust, retouch, and resize images; and how to prepare images for printing and the Web. Course manual comes with CertBlaster exam prep software (download).

Two days

Table Of Contents:

Unit 1: Getting started
Topic A: Image copyrights
Topic B: Digital images
Topic C: The Photoshop environment
Topic D: Getting help

Unit 2: Working with image selections
Topic A: Selection techniques
Topic B: Modifying selections

Unit 3: Working with layers
Topic A: Creating layers
Topic B: Modifying layers
Topic C: Using type layers
Topic D: Using layer effects

Unit 4: Adjusting images
Topic A: Image modes
Topic B: Hue and saturation adjustments
Topic C: Levels adjustments

Unit 5: Retouching images
Topic A: Repairing image defects
Topic B: Removing image areas
Topic C: Painting
Topic D: Using filters

Unit 6: Resizing images
Topic A: Image resolution
Topic B: Image canvas size

Unit 7: Preparing finished images
Topic A: Images for Web use
Topic B: Images for print use
Topic C: Printing images
Topic D: Importing images
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