Adobe Photoshop is the premier photo editing programs. In this course, students will paint and use brushes, create custom brushes, and save tool presets. Students will work with vector shapes, create custom shapes, use the pen tool, discover paths, use vector paths, and use vector objects and spot colors. In addition, students will work with advance special effects, including blur and distort filters, stylizing effects, liquefy and smart filters, and work with Smart Objects. Students will understand and work with RAW images. Students will learn retouching basics, use retouching tools, and apply sharpening. Finally, students will automate tasks using Actions, create Droplets, HDR images, and a panoramic image, explore integration with other Adobe software, and understand color management.
If you own a digital camera that has the capability to shoot raw images (also known as digital negatives) then you may already be acquainted with the Adobe camera raw plug-in. This course will help you to understand the importance of properly managing your images through the use of this powerful tool.