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Photoshop Basics

  • Overview of the Photoshop CS4 interface
  • Bitmaps and vectors explained
  • Image modes
  • Image size and resolution
  • Image colour concepts

Photoshop Selection Techniques

  • Essential image navigation shortcuts
  • The marquee tools
  • Adding and subtracting selections
  • Automatic selection using the wand tool
  • Automatic selection using the quick selection brush
  • Manual cut-out techniquesl
  • Transforming a selection
  • Understanding selection edges
  • Refining selection edges
  • Saving and reloading a selection

Photoshop Basic Tools and Colour

  • Overview of the Photoshop toolset
  • Brushes and brush types
  • Adjusting brushes
  • Choosing colours by eye
  • Numerical colour
  • Pantone colour
  • Do's and don’ts of choosing colours
  • The background image
  • Erasing and canvas colour

Layer Masks in Photoshop

  • Introduction to the power of layer masks
  • Creating a layer mask from a selection
  • Modifying a layer mask using the paintbrush tool
  • Tricks for modifying mask edges for cut-out
  • The gradient tool and masks

Photoshop Layers - Combining Images

  • Layer blending modes
  • Layer opacity
  • Transforming and distorting layers
  • Working with multiple layers
  • Creating montages

Image Adjustments in Photoshop

  • Destructive verses non-destructive techniques
  • Using adjustment layers
  • Levels explained
  • Colour balance and colour balance considerations
  • Hue and saturation
  • Selective adjustments using masks

Photoshop Filters

  • An overview of Photoshop filters and their uses
  • Pixel (100%) view and what it means
  • Advantages of using smart filters
  • Image sharpening in detail
  • Image blurring
  • Selective filtering

Layer Effects in Photoshop

  • Overview of layer effects
  • Applying drop shadow
  • Applying other layer effects

Steps to Prepare and Image for End Use in Photoshop

  • Opening an image using Adobe Bridge
  • Scan resolution and dpi explained in depth
  • Reference to colour bit depth
  • Cropping and sizing (the quick way)
  • Image adjustments using levels, colour balance and hue/saturation
  • Further correction to images using Shadow/highlight
  • Re-touching using the clone tool
  • Re-touching using the healing tool
  • The new Clone Source Palette

Photoshop File Formats

  • Considerations when choosing a file format
  • Common file formats explained


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