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The goal of this course is to give you a combination of instruction & guided hands-on experience with more advanced features in Photoshop. Upon completion, you'll have a good working knowledge of designing web & print graphics using Photoshop...

  • Course Start Date: 2019-08-29
  • Time: 09:00:00 - 16:00:00
  • Duration: 2 Day(s)
  • Location: Edmonton
  • Delivery Methods(s): Instructor Led
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Course Outline


Photoshop - Level I or equivalent knowledge/experience.


This course expands on the skills and techniques learned in Level 1. The student will apply many new features and techniques to help push their Photoshop skills to the next level while continuing a non-destructive workflow. They will also learn to integrate Photoshop and files from Photoshop effectively into the Creative Suite.

Course Content

Photoshop 1 Tools and Skills Review
Points and Path Review

Introduction to Bridge
Features of the Bridge Interface
Choose / Customize Workspaces
Preview Graphics in Bridge
Open Files from Bridge
Hide / Reject and Manage Thumbnails
Thumbnail Stacks
Rate and Label Thumbnails

More Pixel Basics
Change Document Resolution
Change Document Dimensions
Calculate the Correct Resolution
Change Canvas Size
Crop Images
Straighten Images
Perspective Crop an Image
Apply Content-aware Scaling
Flip / Rotate Images

Advanced Layers
Layer Panel Options
Layer Management
Layer Groups
New Group from Layers
Work with Layer Groups
Blending Modes / Opacity and Fill Control
Merge / Flatten Layers
Link Layers
Clipping Masks
Apply Transformations
Apply Puppet Warp Commands
Apply Warp Commands

Smart Objects
Create Smart Objects
Work with Smart Objects
Work with Smart Filters / Smart Filter Masks
Adjusting Smart Filter Opacity / Blending Mode

Work in Quick Mask Mode
Create Layer Masks
Work with Layer Masks
Show / Hide Layer Mask Visibility
Load Layer Masks as Selections

Create a Gradient Fill Layer
Use the Gradient Tool
Create / Edit Gradient Presets

Load, Edit and Manage Brushes
Manage Brush Presets
Customize / Save Custom Brushes
Create Custom Brushes from Vector Graphics

Colour and Tonal Correction
Use Color Samples
Reducing Noise
Apply Curve Adjustments
Neutralize a Color Cast
Simulate a Neutral Density Filter
Create Dramatic Lights and Darks
Create Glowing Highlights
Dodge and Burn

Sharpen with Unsharp Mask
Enhance Detail with High Pass Filter
Choose Sorting Order
Create / Assign / Manage Keywords
Filter the Display of Thumbnails
Manage Files with Bridge
Opening JPEG and TIFF files in Camera Raw from Bridge
Place Graphics from Bridge to other Adobe Applications
Photoshop Tools / Functions in Bridge
Batch Files with Bridge

Manage Colour

Introduction to Colour Management
Set Camera's Colour Space
Calibrate a Display
Choose a Colorspace for Photoshop
Customize Colour Policies
Save Custom Colour Policies
Acquire Printer Profiles
Change Colour Profiles

Camera Raw
Why use Camera Raw
Work with 16 Bit per Channel
Choose Preferences for Opening Photos
Opening Photos in Camera Raw
Camera Raw Preferences
The Camera Raw Tools
Crop and Straighten in Camera Raw
Work with The Camera Raw Tabs
The Adjustment Brush / Retouching Tools
Save / Apply Camera Raw Settings
Synchronize Camera Raw Settings
Convert / Open / Save Camera Raw Files
Open / Place Camera Raw Files as Smart Objects
Apply Shadows / Highlight Command as Smart Filter
Import Illustrator Documents as Smart Objects
Rasterizing Smart Objects

Layer Styles
Work with Layer Styles
Apply Layer Effects
Apply Shadow Effects
Apply Glow Effects
Apply Bevel / Emboss Effects
Apply Satin Effects
Apply Stroke Effects
Apply Gradient Overlays
Apply Pattern Overlays
Copy / Move / Remove Layer Styles
The Styles Panel
Create / Apply / Manage Styles

Compare Selection Methods
Create Layer-based Selections
Use Rectangular Marquee Tools with Masks
Delete Selected Pixels
Invert Selections
Save and Load Selections
Save / Edit Selections as a Channel
Refine Selection Edges
Hide / Show Selection Edges
Select Leaves on a Tree
Select Furry / Feathered Critters
Put Masked Imagery on a New Background
Select Hair in a Portrait
The Color Range Command
Sharpen Areas Selectively
Use Smart Sharpen Filter
Select Edges for Sharpening
Sharpen Edges

Web / Display Based Graphics
Set up / Create Exact Size Templates
Create Web Banners
Proof Colours Onscreen
Print file to an Inkjet Printer
Create Monotone Print
Preparing a file for commercial printing
Choose Output Options

Prepare Photoshop files for InDesign
Prepare Photoshop files for Illustrator
Prepare Photoshop files for Premiere
Save Files in TIFF format
Save Files in EPS format
Save Files in PDF format
Save Files for the Web
Preview Optimized Files
Optimize files as a GIF
Optimize files as a JPEG

Streamline Workflow
Override Photoshop Shortcuts

Final Project

Cancellation Policy

10 business days cancellation or full course fee will be charged

Training Location

TTC, B-11 Cameron Library
11320-89 Avenue, University of Alberta

Edmonton, Alberta

About Technology Training Centre


Technology Training Centre is THE place for computer software training in Alberta.
This is where you come to learn how to get more from the computer or the mobile device in front of you.
Register for courses on Microsoft Office and the Adobe Creative Suite along with customized one on one or group training.
Come to the heart of the University of Alberta campus to learn from our instructors. These highly skilled professionals will also travel across the province to deliver exceptional training for you and your company.
We have your MS Office needs covered, including training on upgrading to a newer version of the software. We offer courses in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, SharePoint, Publisher, SQL, Visio, Project, Outlook, OneNote, and InfoPath.
Our graphic designers will train you in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Acrobat, Lightroom, and Visual Design. If you need training for your digital camera, we’ll provide that as well.

You will also receive:
•    6 months of email support on courses.
•    The option to retake courses within 6 months at no additional charge.
•    Training from instructors that use each of the software packages they teach and have the ability to go beyond what is covered in the outline.

Training Provider Rating

This vendor has an overall average rating of 4.38 out of 5 based on 196 reviews.

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The course was excellent, the instructor Rachel was great.
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Was a very informative course.
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My payments were taken care of by last minute training with the University of Alberta. The teacher was good, the content was good.
I already completed a survey at the end of the course so not sure why I have to complete another survey on line? LOL
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The information learned in this course will assist me in my current role. Enjoyed the class.
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I would have preferred using the manual given to follow, so I could add my notes to each area as we worked through the course. Unf ... Read more

I would have preferred using the manual given to follow, so I could add my notes to each area as we worked through the course. Unfortunately all my notes are in the beginning of the book as we, only looked it once, when a student asked what page we were on.

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More useful contents can be fit in and taught in this class definitely.
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Worthwhile training that provided me with the skills needed to use Onenote.
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