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Adobe Photoshop CS: Intermediate


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If you understand the program foundations, it makes sense to add to your skills with Adobe Photoshop CS Intermediate. It will improve your efficiency.

Are you an instructor? Are you sure that your students to improve their skills? Instructors all over the world have been using our pre-written, customizable courseware training material since 1998.

There is a lot to learn. Here are just a few of the topics and lessons covered in this courseware:

  • Palettes and Windows
  • File Formats
  • Retouch and Painting Tools
  • Vector Tools
  • Using the Magic Wand
  • What are Vector Graphics?
  • Rotating a Canvas

And many more topics.

Our courseware is fully customizable so the instructor can add whatever content they deem necessary (or take away whatever is not).

SECTION 1: Working with Retouch Tools

Lesson 1.1: Working with Retouch Tools

What is Retouching?

The Blur Tool

The Sharpen Tool

The Smudge Tool

Practice Exercise

Lesson 1.2: More Retouching Tools

The Dodge Tool

The Burn Tool

The Sponge Tool

Practice Exercise

Lesson 1.3: Working With Colour Brightness and Contrast

What are Hue and Saturation?

Working With Hue and Saturation

Working with Brightness and Contrast

Working with Shadows and Highlights

Practice Exercise

Lesson 1.4: Retouching with Stamps and Brush Tools

The Healing Brush

Using the Patch Tool

The Clone Stamp

The Pattern Stamp

Practice Exercise

Section 1: Review Questions

Section 2: Using Layers

Lesson 2.1: Understanding Layers

What is a Layer?

Creating Layers

Deleting a Layer

Renaming a Layer

Practice Exercise

Lesson 2.2: Working With Layers

Hiding and Displaying Layers

Changing Layer Transparency

Arranging Layers

Duplicating Layers

Layer via Cut and Layer via Copy

Practice Exercise

Lesson 2.3: More on Layers

Locking Layers

Linking Layers

Merging Layers

Flattening the Image

Practice Exercise

Lesson 2.4: Adjustment Layers

What is an Adjustment Layer?

Using Adjustment Layers

Adjustments and Masks

Grouping Adjustment Layers

Practice Exercise

Section 2: Review Questions

SECTION 3: Getting Creative with Photoshop

Lesson 3.1: Working with Brushes

Using the Paint Bucket

Using the Paint Brush

Using the Airbrush

Working with Custom Brushes

Creating a Custom Brush from Scratch

Using the Pencil Tool

Practice Exercise

Lesson 3.2: Photoshop Type Tools

The Character Palette

Working with Horizontal Type

Working with Vertical Type

Modifying Type

Practice Exercise

Lesson 3.3: Drawing and Vector Graphics

Working with Shape Tools

Working with Custom Shapes

Using Pens in Photoshop

The Path Selection Tools

Practice Exercise

Lesson 3.4: Colours and Colour Effects

Selecting Foreground and Background Colour

The Eye Dropper

Applying a Colour Gradient

Enhancing a Selection with a Colour Stroke

Practice Exercise

Section 3: Review Questions

SECTION 4: Working with Masks and Channels

Lesson 4.1: Using Masks

What is a Mask?

Working with Quick Masks

Layer Masks

Manipulating a Layer Mask

Practice Exercise

Lesson 4.2: Working with Masks and Channels

What are Channels?

RGB, CMYK, and Lab Channels

Selections and Channels

Channels and Masks

Practice Exercise

Section 4: Review Questions

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