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  • Adobe/Adobe Photoshop Advanced   2 Days

Adobe Photoshop Advanced   2 Days

Course Overview

This course is recommended as a follow up to the two day Introduction to Adobe Photoshop or the two-day Intermediate Adobe Photoshop course.  It is also suitable for professionals with equivalent experience.  In this course we look in depth at layers, alpha channels, montaging, high-end image manipulation and batch processing techniques

Pre-requisites

Attendance on the Introduction to Adobe Photoshop CS6 course as a minimum requirement or equivalent working knowledge.

 

Course content

Recap and consolidation of material covered on the two day Photoshop Intermediate course

 

Layers

Duplicating layers

Layer masks

Preserve transparency and locking layers

Grouping

Adjustment layers and adjustment layer masks

Layer comps

Detailed use of 3D layers including live 3D edit and texture editing

 

Painting modes and layer modes

Colourising

Hand-tinting

 

Displacement maps

What is a displacement map?

Creating your own displacement map

Using Photoshop’s in-built maps

Using displacement maps with type to create special effects

 

Clipping groups

Clipping paths to create selected areas

Using displacement maps with type to create special effects

 

Customising the Photoshop Interface

Shortcuts

Workspace

Creating Custom Panels using Adobe Configurator

 

Advanced Sharpening Techniques

Unsharp Mask on highpass

Unsharp Mask on edges using channel (alpha)

 

Shape tool

Working with and editing shapes

Creating and importing custom shapes, e.g. logos for re-use

Saving in shapes panel

 

Alpha Channels

Creating effects adjusting images and selections with channels

Creating metallic appearances e.g. brass, chrome

Spot channels

 

Montages

Creating montages with layer masks

Creating realistic photo montages to include reflections on various surface types (e.g. metal, water etc.) and custom shadows

Creating 360-degree panoramas

 

Automation and Scripts

PDF Presentation

Droplets

Photomerge

Web Gallery

 

Using the Actions panel

Using, adjusting and creating textures

Batch-processing several files