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Photoshop CS5 - Beginning  

Learn the basic concepts and the foundation to create your own productions. This hands-on course will cover raster and vector graphics, the tool palette, manipulating images, image modes, the color palette and manipulating layers.

Prerequisite: Minimum of one year working on a personal computer

Learning Objectives:

  • Select appropriate resolutions for different image and output types
  • Resize and crop image areas
  • Select image areas using the Lasso, Marquee, and Magic Wand tools
  • Use alpha channels to save and load selections
  • Create and manipulate multiple layers to composite images easily
  • Apply blending and shading effects to create realistic composites
  • Select colors using the Color palette, Color Picker, and Eyedropper tool
  • Add and format text within an image
  • Apply layer effects and filters to create special effects including lighting effects and textures
  • Modify the brightness, contrast, color balance, hue, and saturation of images
  • Save images in file formats for use with other applications and the Web

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Note: To receive a 100% refund, you must notify us at least 2 business days before the start of the class. Withdrawals received less than 2 business days in advance may receive a 80% refund. If you fail to withdraw prior to the first day of class, you will receive NO REFUND


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