National Seminars Group
National Seminars Group presents

Unlocking the Secrets to Photoshop On-Site Training

This on-site training class is also available as Public Schedule Seminar.

An Advanced Workshop for Adobe Photoshop Users

Course Description/Agenda

Program Description

We’ve created Unlocking the Secrets to Photoshop specifically for busy professionals just like you who don’t want to learn advanced techniques by trial and error. If you want real-world tips, techniques and shortcuts that’ll eliminate the daily obstacles you face when using Photoshop, this program is for you.

They’re Techniques You’ll Use In The Real World! We broke this training down into four categories that you’ll master in just one day: Selection, Color, Restoration and Manipulation. You’ll learn the expert tricks and shortcuts other pros use that make using this software a breeze.

Who Should Attend?

Advanced Adobe Photoshop Users

Workshop Agenda

Module I: Mastering Selection Selection can be one of the biggest time-wasters in Photoshop if you don’t do it correctly. This section explores dramatically more efficient ways to make precise selections in a fraction of the time.

  • Oldies But Goodies: Standard Selection Tools
  • Vector Selection Techniques by the Numbers
  • Channels to the Rescue
  • Instant Gratification with Extract
  • Color Range Possibilities
  • Masking for Success

Module II: Mastering Color Color correction and management is often the most frustrating part of a Photoshop user’s day. During this module on color management, you’ll discover that with the right technique, it isn’t hard at all.

  • Color Calibration: Technology, Spiders and Channel Depth
  • Color Workflows That Work
  • Tonal Versus Color Values
  • Balancing Color Through Math
  • Curves and Levels
  • Output That Stands the Test of Time

Module III: Mastering Restoration One of the hottest jobs for Photoshop pros these days is photo restoration. This session will practically turn you into a time-traveler without ever leaving your desk!

  • Start with a Scan
  • Contrast Balancing that Works
  • Build Details from Existing Information
  • Balancing Image Contrast
  • Digital Damage Control
  • Building Cool-Looking Panoramas with Great Exposure

Module IV: Mastering Manipulation When it comes to image manipulation, it’s all about what you see and not necessarily what the image was. This session teaches you proven and practical photo manipulation techniques.

  • Add Missing Parts to an Image
  • Creating Killer Colorized Sketches from Any Digital Image
  • How Many Angels Can Dance on the Head of a Pin
  • It’s All in What You Expect to See
  • Changing Environments

The Essentials of Adobe Illustrator®

Join us for a second day of training for Adobe Illustrator CS2. It’s the essential tool for any designer interested in expressing images visually in print, on the Web, or in virtually any other medium. Packed with powerful new 3-D features, advanced controls to manage type, plus smooth integration into Adobe’s Portable Document Format (PDF), Illustrator helps you explore the limits of your creative imagination. Just some of what you’ll learn on Day 2:

  • Fundamentals of Illustrator
  • How to open and place images within Illustrator quicker and easier
  • Creating and managing vector shapes
  • Building 3-D models
  • Distorting images with Transform tools
  • How to more accurately manage color information
  • Creating flawless PDF documents
  • Build and use your own shortcuts
  • Illustrator and Web graphics
  • How to integrate your Illustrator to work with Photoshop and InDesign


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