coursePhotoshop CS6 Extended: Essentials

Learn how to master the essentials in Adobe Photoshop CS6

In the duration of this course you will learn how to master all the essential tools in Adobe Photoshop CS6.

What is Adobe Photoshop?

Adobe Photoshop is a photo editing application featuring hundreds of tools & settings to assist designers reach their end vision. It can be used for (but is not limited to) editing photos, designing website layouts, brochure and other print design and much more!

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laptop-notebook-working-internetWhat the course will teach you:

  • The basics of Adobe Photoshop
  • The most used and essential tools
  • How to edit, save and open documents
  • How to design using type
  • Restore and correct photos
  • How to use Adobe Bridge

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Units Of Study


Photoshop CS6 Extended Essentials

Module 1 - Getting Started

Exploring the Interface & Panels
Switching & Customizing Workspaces
Using the Tools Panel & Options Bar
Creating & Opening New Documents
Zooming & Changing Document Views
Saving Documents

Module 2 - Making Selections

Working with Basic Selection Tools
Working with the Lasso Tools
Using the Magic Wand Tool
Using the Quick Selection Tool
Using the Refine Edge Command

Module 3 - Non-Destructive Editing & Working With Layers

Making Panoramic Pictures with Photomerge
Creating a Layer Mask with Quick Mask Mode
Moving Images to Other Documents & Using Free Transform
Working with Layer Masks & Applying an Adjustment Layer
Creating a Grayscale Image with Actions

Module 4 - Creating Composite Images

Arranging Multiple Open Documents On-screen
Loading a Selection & Pasting into a Selection
Creating an Adjustment Layer with a Layer Mask
Working with a Hue Saturation Adjustment Layer
Merging Photos with the Merge to HDR Pro Command
Using Content Aware Fill
Working with the Patch Tool
Using the Gradient Tool to Combine Picture Elements into a New Picture
Working with Layer Styles, Fill Opacity & Opacity
Exploring the Filter Gallery
Adjusting Composited Images using Layer Effects

Module 5 - Designing With Type

Defining the Project
Brainstorming the Project
Creating Guides
Placing Images
Working with Text
Adding Layer Styles to Text
Designing for a Different Audience
Improving the Design Layout with Filters
Using the New Content-Aware Move Command
Converting Text to a Shape

Module 6 - Restoring & Correcting Photos & Exploring Blending Modes

Scanning an Image
Using the Spot Healing Brush Tool
Using the Healing Brush Tool
Using the Patch Tool & Clone Stamp Tool
Using Content Aware with the Patch Tool
Applying an Action from the Actions Panel
Understanding Blending Modes
Using Blending Modes to Colorize an Image

Module 7 - Drawing & Painting In Photoshop

Reviewing the Drawing Modes
Using the Pen Tool
Drawing & Altering Shapes
Exploring the Brush Panel
Painting with Brushes
Applying the Oil Paint Filter

Module 8 - Using Adobe Bridge

An Overview of Adobe Bridge
Using Automated Tasks

Module 9 - Creating A Web Photo Gallery

Using the Histogram Panel
Using Auto Adjustments
Improving Image Composition with Cropping
Creating a Web Photo Gallery

System Requirements

Minimum specifications for the computer are:


Microsoft Windows XP, or later
Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)


OSX/iOS 6 or later
Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems:

Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities (We recommend Google Chrome)

Please note: Although this course will work with the system requirements stated above, the software talked about and used in the course may vary. It is recommended that you check with the software suppliers website before making a purchase.