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Adobe Photoshop CS3 Advanced On-Site Training

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

Learn to create what you imagine.

Course Description/Agenda

Learn how to work with camera raw and how to correct digital photographs. Get more confident with font choices and designing with type. Create vector objects and work with the pen tool. Manipulate layers like a pro.

Learn in a small, structured, hands-on class with a PC or Mac all to yourself at the Connect Learning Center.

Learn to create what you imagine.

Learn with other professionals adding Photoshop CS3 to their tool kit.

Solid knowledge of Photoshop basics learned in Connect Learning's Photoshop CS3 Fundamentals class plus a few months experience. Or equivalent training and experience. This class is not for someone who uses Photoshop occasionally. Follow up To benefit most,go back through the exercises in your learning materials, using the exercise files. Work through all of them, the ones you need for your job, or the ones you can't wait to try. Redo some of the projects using different assets. The more you review right after class, the more you retain.

Join AIGA or The Art Director's Club for stimulating programs. Meet colleagues who share your challenges. Attend eye-opening juried shows and competitions.

Take full advantage of Houston's International Photo Fest 2008. Start now to prepare a portfolio for The 2008 Meeting Place for Portfolio Reviews for Artists.

If you didn't get to use Photoshop after your class, return to Connect Learning for a free refresher.

Unit 1. Correcting and Enhancing Digital Photographs
  • About camera raw
  • Process camera raw files
  • Correct digital photographs
  • Edit images with a vanishing-point perspective
  • Correct image distortion
  • Create a PDF portfolio
Unit 2. Typographic Design
  • About type
  • Create a clipping mask from type
  • Create a design element from type
  • Use interactive formatting controls
  • Warp point type
  • Design a paragraph of type
  • Warp a layer
Unit 3. Vector Drawing Techniques
  • About bitmap images and vector graphics
  • About paths and the Pen tool
  • Use paths with artwork
  • Create vector objects for the background
  • Work with defined custom shapes
  • Import a Smart Object
Unit 4. Advanced Layering
  • Clip a layer to a shape
  • Set up a Vanishing Point grid
  • Create your own keyboard shortcuts
  • Place imported artwork
  • Filter Smart Objects
  • Add a layer style
  • Place the side panel artwork
  • Add more artwork in perspective
  • Add an adjustment layer
  • Work with layer comps
  • Manage layers
  • Flatten a layered image
  • Merge layers and layer groups
  • Stamp layers
Unit 5. Advanced Compositing
  • Automate a multistep task
  • Apply Smart Filters
  • Set up a four-image montage
  • Hand-color selections on a layer
  • Change the color balance
  • Apply filters
  • Move a selection
  • Create a cutout effect
  • Match color schemes across images


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