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Photoshop CS6 Advanced Course Outline

 (2 days)
Version CS6

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

In this course, students will learn how to use color fills, gradients, patterns, and overlays. Students will also create layer masks, grayscale masks, and clipping masks to show or hide various parts of an image. Students will then learn how to create and edit paths and convert type to paths. In addition, students will learn how to apply a variety of creative effects, use the Vanishing Point feature and Smart Filters. Finally, students will learn how to work more efficiently in Photoshop.

Photoshop CS6: Introduction or equivalent experience

Course Outline

Unit 1: Working with multiple layers
Topic A: Layer groups
Topic B: Blending modes
Topic C: Smart Objects
Topic D: Layer comps

Unit 2: Working with color
Topic A: Filling image areas
Topic B: Gradients and overlays
Topic C: Color adjustments

Unit 3: Masks
Topic A: Mask channels
Topic B: Layer masks
Topic C: Refine selections and masks

Unit 4: Vector shapes
Topic A: Vector layers
Topic B: Vector shapes
Topic C: Editing vector paths
Topic D: Vector paths and type

Unit 5: Creative image effects
Topic A: Warping
Topic B: Liquify
Topic C: Black and white and duotone images
Topic D: Smart Filters

Appendix A: ACE exam objectives map
Topic A: Comprehensive exam objectives
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