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Course content:

Level 1

Exploring the Photoshop CS4 Environment
Explore the Photoshop Interface
Explore the Navigation Tools
Customize the Workspace
Explore Adobe Bridge
Use Photoshop Help

Determining Resolution and Graphic Type
Differentiate Between Raster and Vector Graphics
Understand Image Resolution

Working with Selections
Create a Selection
Save a Selection
Modify a Selection
Apply Color to a Selection

Working with Layers
Create Layers
Work with Type Layers
Transform Layers
Apply Layer Styles
Manage Layers

Enhancing Images with Paint and Filters
Paint on an Image
Apply Filter Effects

Exploring Image Modes and Color Adjustments
Explore Grayscale and Bitmap Modes
Explore Color Modes
Apply Color Adjustments

Saving Images for Web and Print
Save Images for Print
Save Images for the Web
Save Images as PDF

Work with Adobe Bridge
Work with Stacks and Filters in Adobe Bridge
Apply Metadata and Keywords to Files

Level 2

Enhancing Images
Retouch Images
Adjust Tonal Range Using Adjustment Layers

Working with Vector Paths
Create Vector Paths
Edit Paths

Applying Custom Fills
Create Swatches and Gradients
Create Custom Patterns and Brushes

Working with Layers
Blend Layers
Work with Shape Layers
Work with Masks
Apply Special Effects to a Layer
Automating Tasks
Work with Actions
Automate Tasks in Adobe Bridge

Working with Video Files
Edit Video Files
Export Video Files

Integrating with Other Adobe Applications
Integrate with Adobe Illustrator
Edit a Photoshop File with Adobe Acrobat