Adobe® Photoshop CS6 Essentials


Discover the awesome power of Adobe® Photoshop CS6 to create digital artwork for print, the web and mobile devices. Take advantage of this3 days immersion program to quickly become familiar with Photoshop environment and master the essential tools & features you need to get the job done.

Whether you need to retouch and enhance pictures from your digital camera or cleanup and restore scanned old photos we will show you how to take your creative project from start to finish. We'll put all the essential Photoshop tools at your fingertips, all you need to come up with is the right inspiration.

By the end of this Photoshop CS6 training you will know how to use Adobe® Bridge to manage your multimedia assets,  Camera raw to pre-process your pictures right out of the camera, know your way around the Photoshop workspace and how to use various tools to achieve the results you expect.

We'll put an emphasis on making selections, retouching photos, creating compositions, managing layers, adding creative effects to your artwork, using the painting tools and exploring the Photoshop CS6 3D features.

Adobe® Photoshop CS6 Training Schedule

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Photoshop CS6 Training Outline

The Photoshop CS6 training outline below is just a summary and does not reveal the full content of this training program.

Day 1

We'll explore Photoshop CS6 user interface to get you acquainted with the various menus, panels and tools you will be using more often to create your artwork. Learn how to customize your workspace, use Adobe® Bridge to navigate and manage your images, quickly process photos in Camera Raw workspace before taking them to the next level with Photoshop.

Discover the various file types you can use in your Photoshop projects and how to perform basic image operations such as resizing, cropping, adjusting the resolution and more. We'll also explore colors the lifeblood of images, how to choose colors, work in different color modes, understand color channels and adjust color levels.

We'll focus specifically on selection tools so you can get an in-depth knowledge how to use Photoshop CS6 tools such as the lasso, the quick selection, marquee and magic wand to make adjustments to your selection to isolate areas of an image, remove unwanted artifacts or just swap the background scene of a photo.

You'll finally learn how to use layers to organize your artwork then we'll browse through the adjustments panel to discover various effects you can apply to a target layer. We'll also explore the channels as well as the history and action panels.

Day 2

Picking up where we left off the previous day, you will now start image editing to enhance, retouch and make corrections on your photos. Going from a "raw image" you will learn how to "photoshop" an image to retouch the eyes, hair, skin, adjust the lighting and color tones to achieve fashion industry quality images on your models.

You will then learn how to paint in Photoshop, draw vector shapes & paths, explore various filter effects, blending modes and typography. You will learn to use the text tool to add, edit, format, and achieve creative text effects in your artwork.

Day 3

We'll finally explore artistic effects to create transformations and discover other Photoshop features such as the liquify tools, use some artistic effects to create seamless compositions and blending composite files. We'll also look into Photoshop 3D features to create and manipulate 3D objects and well as edit 3D scenes.

We'll conclude this training session by learning how to design a web site template, create slices and export those assets to Dreamweaver to build an HTML web page. You'll also learn how to design e-book covers, create a GIF animations and automate repetitive tasks.

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