Adobe Photoshop Level I

at Manhattan Edit Workshop - Chelsea

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Mon, Sep 30, 10:00am - Oct 01, 6:00pm (2 sessions)

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Location:
Chelsea, Manhattan
119 W 23rd St Ste 700
Btw 6th & 7th Avenues
New York, New York 10011
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 16 and older
Average Class Size: 6

What you'll learn in this photoshop class:

Students attending this class will learn Adobe Photoshop which is the industry standard application for professional image manipulation.


This two-day introductory class will get you up to speed quickly. This course starts with an overview of the work space and tools, and moves onto project planning and workflow, basic photo correction, photo retouching and restoration, working with layers and masking techniques and channels.

Audience: 

  • Producers
  • Editors
  • Assistant Editors
  • Motion Graphic Artists interested in the basics of Adobe Photoshop

Prerequisite: 

  • Basic knowledge of Mac OSX

Course Outline:

Understanding How Digital Images Work

  • Understanding RGB and CMYK color models (Additive and Subtractive)
  • Image size vs. Resolution - What’s the difference?
  • Pixel Aspect Ratio - Are all pixels square?
  • Bits per channel - What does that mean?
  • Alpha Channel - Why is this important to us?

Getting to Know the Work Area

  • Starting to work in Adobe Photoshop
  • Using the tools
  • Sampling a color
  • Working with tools and tool properties
  • Undoing actions in Photoshop
  • More about panels and panel locations
  • Finding resources for using Photoshop

Basic Photo Corrections

  • Strategy for retouching
  • Resolution and image size
  • Opening a file with Adobe Bridge
  • Straightening and cropping the image in Photoshop
  • Adjusting the color and tone
  • Using the Spot Healing Brush tool
  • Applying a content-aware patch
  • Repairing areas with the Clone Stamp tool
  • Sharpening the image

Working with Selections

  • About selecting and selection tools
  • Getting started
  • Using the Quick Selection tool
  • Moving a selected area
  • Manipulating selections
  • Using the Magic Wand tool
  • Selecting with the lasso tools
  • Rotating a selection
  • Selecting with the Magnetic Lasso tool
  • Selecting from a center point
  • Resizing and copying a selection
  • Cropping an image

Layer Basics

  • About layers
  • Getting started
  • Using the Layers panel
  • Rearranging layers
  • Applying a gradient to a layer
  • Applying a layer style
  • Adding an adjustment layer
  • Updating layer effects
  • Adding a border
  • Flattening and saving files

Quick Fixes

  • Improving a snapshot
  • Blurring a background
  • Creating a panorama
  • Correcting image distortion
  • Adding depth of field
  • Moving objects with the Content-Aware Move tool
  • Adjusting perspective in an image

Masks and Channels

  • Working with masks and channels
  • Getting started
  • Creating a mask
  • Refining a mask
  • Creating a quick mask
  • Manipulating an image with Puppet Warp
  • Working with channels

Typographic Design

  • About type
  • Getting started
  • Creating a clipping mask from type
  • Creating type on a path
  • Warping point type
  • Designing paragraphs of type
  • Adding a rounded rectangle
  • Adding vertical text

Vector Drawing Techniques

  • About bitmap images and vector graphics
  • About paths and the Pen tool
  • Getting started
  • Drawing with the Pen tool
  • Working with defined custom shapes
  • Importing a Smart Object
  • Adding color and depth to a shape using layer styles

Saving your files

  • Understanding file types
  • The right file for the right job

Note: 

  • The curricula above comprise activities typically covered in a class at this skill level. The instructor may, at his/her discretion, adjust the lesson plan to meet the needs of the class.

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Refund Policy

Rescheduling policy: Bookings transferred by the customer more than 14 business days before the commencement date of the course will incur no transfer fee. Bookings rescheduled by the customer within 0 to 14 business days of the commencement date of the course will incur a $150 transfer fee. All transferred courses must be completed within 3 months of the commencement date of the original class.


Cancellation/exclusion policy: Any student who cancels at least 7 days before the class should receive a 100% refund. If they cancel 0 - 6 days before the course, they should be charged a registration fee of 10% of the total course cost or $100, whichever amount would be less.

In the event that a customer cancels a booking for which a transfer has taken place, this will incur a minimum 50% cancellation fee.

Exclusion of a student by the school may occur if the student displays behavior deemed inappropriate and/or disruptive to other students and/or the school. Student will receive 1 (one) written warning regarding behavior. If the behavior in question is repeated, the student will be removed from the class with a written explanation of their exclusion. In the event that a student is removed due to the above-mentioned repetitive and/or disruptive behavior, no tuition fees will be refunded.


Note: Any transfers and cancellations require written notification to [email protected]

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