Photoshop Level 2

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Official Program Description

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Photoshop is a leading graphic creation application, popular among graphic designers, illustrators, and photographers. Photoshop’s numerous features work together to provide a comprehensive toolset for you, the design professional. This course delves into some of the more advanced image creation and editing techniques, and offers you hands-on activities that demonstrate how these techniques can be used in combination to create exciting visual effects.

Who Should Attend

This course targets professional or amateur graphic designers and illustrators who want to use the robust features of Photoshop to create visual media. In addition, anyone interested in working toward the Adobe Visual Communications using Photoshop certification will find this course helpful.


To ensure your success in this course, you should have experience with the following tasks:

  • Identify the basic components of Adobe Bridge and the Photoshop workspace
  • Define image size and resolution
  • Add and modify Photoshop layers
  • Use tools to select, crop, and move images
  • Work with image adjustment properties to correct and retouch photographic images
  • Open and modify an image in Camera Raw
  • Prepare images for print and web

Attend and You Will Learn

Creating Raster Images

  • Drawing with brushes
  • Creating gradients
  • Using tool presets

Working with Vector Image Tools

  • Creating images with vector paths
  • Using the shape drawing tools
  • Working with type
  • Typing special effects

Using Advanced Layer Techniques

  • Modifying images with masks
  • Using filters to apply special effects
  • Applying special effects to layers
  • Using Smart Objects for nondestructive editing
  •  Utilizing layer comps

Automating Tasks

  • Creating and using actions
  • Batch processing files with Photoshop and Adobe Bridge

Creating and Editing Video

  • Editing video
  • Adding graphics, titling, and animations to video


  Photoshop Level 2
  2016 - TTS - Jan - April 2016   Status:  Available
In-Class:   Mon, Tue 9:00AM - 4:30PM
4 Apr 2016 to 5 Apr 2016
Class Schedule: 2 Sessions
Contact Hours: 12.0
Course Fee(s):
Gov't & Non-Profit Registration Fee non-credit    $349.00
Registration Fee non-credit    $449.00
Potential Discount(s):
  1.20 CEUs
Location:   On Campus