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Adobe Photoshop CS3: Advanced


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If you have already received training in the foundation and intermediate level curriculum Adobe Photoshop CS3 Advanced is the next logical step.

Here are just a few of the topics and lessons covered in this courseware:

  • What is a Plug-in?
  • Working with the PDF Document
  • Creating a PDF Presentation
  • Opening the Preset Manager
  • What is a Smart Object?
  • Converting a Layer to a Smart Object
  • Editing the Content
  • Exporting Smart Objects
  • Saving for the Web
  • Optimizing JPEG Images
  • Creating Rollovers
  • Managing Frames
  • Creating User Slices
  • Preparing the Slice for Navigation
  • Camera Raw
  • What is Grayscale?
  • Working with Variations
  • Printing Color Separations

And many more topics.

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Section 1: Add-Ons to Adobe

Lesson 1.1: Using Device Central

About Device Central

Opening Device Central

Choosing a Device

Previewing Your Image


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 1.2: Working with Plug-ins

What is a Plug-in?

Examining Currently Installed Plug-ins

Accessing More Plug-ins

Using Plug-ins


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 1.3: Photoshop and PDF Documents

Opening a PDF Document with Photoshop

Working with the PDF Document

Saving a PDF Document

Adding Security Controls

Creating a PDF Presentation


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 1.4: Photoshop Options

Setting Preferences

Using Adobe Presets

Opening the Preset Manager

Saving a Preset

Loading a Preset


Skill Sharpener

Section 1: Case Study

Section 1: Review Questions

Section 2: Smart Objects

Lesson 2.1: Basics of Smart Objects

What is a Smart Object?

Converting a Layer to a Smart Object

Creating a Smart Object via Copy

Creating a Smart Object from a File


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 2.2: Editing Smart Objects

Editing the Content

Replacing the Contents

Rasterizing Objects

Exporting Smart Objects


Skill Sharpener

Section 2: Case Study

Section 2: Review Questions

Section 3: Web Images

Lesson 3.1: Creating Web Images

Saving for the Web

Optimizing JPEG Images

Optimizing GIF Images

Using Zoomify

Creating Rollovers


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 3.2: Creating Frame Animations

How to Create a Simple Frame Animation

Playing Frames

Managing Frames

Enhancing Animation with Tweening

Saving Animations


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 3.3: Using Slices

About Slices

Creating User Slices

Layer Slices

Working with Slices

Aligning and Distributing Slices

Combining Slices

Promoting a Slice

Dividing a User Slice

Naming a Slice

Preparing the Slice for Navigation

Saving Your Slices


Skill Sharpener

Section 3: Case Study

Section 3: Review Questions

Section 4: Advanced Topics

Lesson 4.1: Advanced Photography Tools

Camera Raw

Using Photomerge

What is HDR?

Creating HDR Images


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 4.2: Advanced Color Tools

What is Grayscale?

Converting Images to Grayscale

Using Spot Color

Working with Color Balance

Working with Variations


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 4.3: Advanced Printing Features

Soft Proofing an Image

Printing Color Separations

Creating a Contact Sheet

Creating a Picture Package


Skill Sharpener

Section 4: Case Study

Section 4: Review Questions


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