This series will help you get started using the world’s leading image editing software. Adobe Education Leader Debbie Keller will provide you with an overview of the interface, the tools, panels and options you’ll need as a foundation for using Adobe Photoshop CS6.
Debbie will review the key new features in this version and teach you about the tools, palettes, and menu bars, as well as the major features such as layers, selections, image editing, compositing, Adobe Bridge, type design, drawing and painting, and creating a web photo gallery.
With Total Training for Adobe Photoshop CS6 Essentials, you will learn Photoshop skills that will allow you to create professional looking images that you can be proud of. By the time you have completed this course you will be prepared to take your ACA Visual Communica
Content-Aware Patch tool
Paragraph Style and Character Style Panelstion exam and you will have excellent beginner to intermediate skills using Photoshop CS6.
Chapter I: GETTING STARTED (41 min)
Exploring the Interface & Panels
Switching & Customizing Workspaces
Using the Tools Panel & Options Bar
Creating & Opening New Documents
Zooming & Changing Document Views
Chapter II: MAKING SELECTIONS (49 min)
Working with Basic Selection Tools
Working with the Lasso Tools
Using the Magic Wand Tool
Using the Quick Selection Tool
Using the Refine Edge Command
Chapter III: NON-DESTRUCTIVE EDITING & WORKING WITH LAYERS (35 min)
Making Panoramic Pictures with Photomerge
Creating a Layer Mask with Quick Mask Mode
Moving Images to Other Documents & Using Free Transform
Working with Layer Masks & Applying an Adjustment Layer
Creating a Grayscale Image with Actions
Chapter IV: CREATING COMPOSITE IMAGES (66 min)
Arranging Multiple Open Documents On-screen
Loading a Selection & Pasting into a Selection
Creating an Adjustment Layer with a Layer Mask
Working with a Hue Saturation Adjustment Layer
Merging Photos with the Merge to HDR Pro Command
Using Content Aware Fill
Working with the Patch Tool
Using the Gradient Tool to Combine Picture Elements into a New Picture
Chapter VII: DRAWING & PAINTING IN PHOTOSHOP (51 min)
Reviewing the Drawing Modes
Using the Pen Tool
Drawing & Altering Shapes
Exploring the Brush Panel
Painting with Brushes
Applying the Oil Paint Filter
Chapter VIII: USING ADOBE BRIDGE (12 min)
An Overview of Adobe Bridge
Using Automated Tasks
Chapter IX: CREATING A WEB PHOTO GALLERY (26 min)
Using the Histogram Panel
Using Auto Adjustments
Improving Image Composition with Cropping
Creating a Web Photo Gallery
Total Run Time: 6.8 hrs
Debbie Keller is a San Antonio-based teacher, author, video presenter and workshop presenter. She is the author of three textbooks, the Adobe Creative Suite 5 ACA Certification Preparation: Featuring Dreamweaver, Flash and Photoshop, the Adobe® Creative Suite 5 Projects Binder BASIC, and the Video Collection Revealed Featuring Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Soundbooth and Encore CS5. She is currently working on revisions for all three textbooks for Adobe CS6. Debbie has been recognized as is a Discovery Star Educator and has been an Adobe Education Leader since 2002. Debbie is also a presenter for Total Training Essential Series for Photoshop, Flash Professional, Dreamweaver and Premiere Pro. She also conducts workshops and presents at numerous conferences, including Course Technology, ISTE, TCEA, Association for Career & Technology state conferences in Texas and Arkansas, and the Adobe Education Leader Summer Institute.
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