Adobe Photoshop for eLearning Training Class

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This class will provide you with the concepts and skills to use Adobe Photoshop to add Oomph to your eLearning modules! We know that great animations, custom graphics, colors, icons together create a visually appealing eLearning module. Attend this one day class to learn how you can bring a great new look to your overall design! You will get hands-on practice working with one of the most used tools for design in many aspects of eLearning development.

Some takeaway skills, tips, and best practices:

  • Retouching images
  • Editing screenshots
  • Removing backgrounds behind images
  • Extending image backgrounds
  • Changing colors of images or icons
  • Resizing and cropping images
  • Creating custom graphics and shapes
  • Creating custom drop shadows or other effects
  • Smoothing out pixelated edges for crisp lines

 

Attend this class at our Brookwood training center in Lower Gwynedd, PA or virtually, online from a convenient location of your choice.

Contact us for additional dates: training@Brookwood.com

 

Cost: $395.00

To register for this class, click the registration link above or call 215-643-8580 option 3.

Course Outline

Lesson 1

Getting to Know the Work Area

  • Starting to Work in Adobe Photoshop
  • Using the Tools
  • Using the Options Bar and Panels
  • Undoing Actions in Photoshop
  • Customizing the Workspace
  • Tools panel overview

Lesson 2

Repairing a Photo and Removing Unwanted Objects

  • Resolution and image size
  • Opening a file with Adobe Bridge
  • Straightening and Cropping an 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

Lesson 3  

Use Selections to Remove an Object from its Background

  • Using the Quick Selection tool
  • Moving the selected area
  • Manipulating selections
  • Using the Magic Wand tool
  • Selecting with the Lasso tools
  • Rotating a selection

Lesson 4  

Layer Basics from Creating Collages and Using Layer Effects

  • Using the Layers panel
  • Rearranging layers
  • Applying a gradient to a layer
  • Applying a layer style
  • Flattening and saving files

Lesson 5  

Quick Techniques for Fixing a Variety of Common Photo Issues

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

Lesson 6  

Using Channels and Masks for More Advanced Background Removals

  • Creating a mask
  • Refining a mask
  • Creating a quick mask
  • Manipulating an image with Puppet Wrap
  • Working with channels

Lesson 7  

Using Photoshop to Create Dynamic Text Effects for Slide Titles

  • Creating a clipping mask from type
  • Creating type on a path
  • Warping Point Type
  • Create 3D Text

Lesson 8  

Draw Custom Vector Objects and Icons and to use in Captivate

  • About bitmap images and vector graphics
  • About paths and Pen tool
  • Creating vector objects
  • Working with defined custom shapes

Lesson 9  

Advanced Compositing in Photoshop and Import layers into Captivate

  • Arranging layers
  • Using Smart Filters
  • Painting a layer
  • Adding a background
  • Creating an Action
  • Upscaling a low-resolution image

Lesson 10  

Create Custom illustrations for your eLearning

  • Painting with the Mix Brush
  • Selecting brush settings
  • Mix colors
  • Creating a custom brush preset
  • Mixing colors with a photograph