Adobe PhotoshopCC 2015

Adobe Photoshop

  • Start: Feb 4, 2016 09:00
  • End: Feb 5, 2016 17:00
  • Speaker: Vera U. Wirth, brainworks Training GmbH
  • Location: Seewiesen
  • Room: Seminar Room House 4
  • Host: IMPRS for Organismal Biology
  • Contact: mhieber@orn.mpg.de
Adobe PhotoshopCC 2015
AdobePhotoshop is the focal point of the AdobeCreativeCloud and for many tasks in the creative industry this software is the preferred tool for developing templates, layouts, image-processing etc. This training will give you basic and useful techniques to manage Photoshop: Preferences, Color-Management, file-format for export, working effectively with layers, cropping and masking as basic foundation in using AdobePhotoshop successfully in retouching, image-processing and composing.

Target group: Practitioners in the advertising and creative industries. Ad agencies, Marketing departments, Graphic designers and digital artists.

Requirements: Good PC or Mac skills. This explicitly includes file-management: Creating folders and directories, and opening, saving or moving files.

Topics:

1 Colormanagement

  • Difference between RGB- and CMYK-color space
  • Correct settings for pdf-print
  • Composite workflow
  • Different export formats for different devices
2 Selections – Cropping & Masking
  • The different tools for selections –their correct options and application
  • Masking – and improve edges
  • Layer-masks
  • Understanding the Channels-Panel
  • Working with Alpha-channels
3 Layers & Adjustment-Layers
  • Knowing the layer-panel
  • Naming, grouping, copying and exporting layers
  • Layer-styles and effects
  • Working with Smart-Objects
  • Understanding adjustment-layers for non-destructive editing
  • Blend options
4 Composing & Retouching
  • General image corrections
  • Histogram & Info-panel
  • Correcting exposure: black point, white point
  • Colorcast, match colours
  • Tools and their options for retouching, brushes and their possibilities
  • Replacing image-parts
  • Replace Colors
  • Convert to Black & White
5 Working with Colours, Shapes & Text
  • Colours in Photoshop: Mixing, saving, importing/exporting
  • Vector-objects in Photoshop: fill and stroke
  • Transforming, arranging and aligning shapes
  • Paths in Photoshop: Mastering the Pen-Tool
  • Working with Text
  • Text-transform and text-export
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