Adobe Photoshop has been an indispensable image-editing software application for many years. As an aspiring graphic designer, you would like to familiarize yourself with design creation and image editing using this software. Understanding the different tools and features available in Photoshop CS6 will help you maximize your creative potential. In this course, you will use the various tools and features of Photoshop CS6 to work with images.
Prerequisites: Before taking this course, students should have basic Windows application skills, such as copying and pasting objects, formatting text, saving files, and so on. It is also recommended that students have some experience with digital photography, and graphics working with Microsoftﾮ Office PowerPointﾮ, Adobeﾮ InDesignﾮ, or Microsoftﾮ Office Publisher.
Adobeﾮ Photoshopﾮ CS6: Level 1 is intended for a diverse audience including, but not limited to, computer-savvy professionals who want to create and enhance graphics for marketing materials, newsletters, blogs, and websites; photographers who want to work with and prepare photos for print or web; students with an interest in graphic design or those with novice design skills; and professionals who want to learn and use Photoshop CS6 as a complement to other CS6 programs, such as Illustrator.
You will explore the Photoshop CS6 interface, customize it, and use tools for selecting parts of images. You will learn to use layers and to apply layer effects and filters for creating special effects. Additionally, you will use painting tools and blending modes to enhance the appearance of your design. Finally, you will save images in both print and web formats.