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Washington, DC 20005
(202) 747-5000

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Intermediate Adobe Photoshop

Version CS6 • CC

1 Day, 9:00-4:00, 6 Hours

This instructor-led, hands-on course teaches students advanced tools and techniques needed to produce sophisticated graphics. Topics include working with masks, channels, and advanced layering techniques.  In order to successfully complete this course, you should be comfortable with opening, resizing, and basic image editing and retouching.

Course objectives:

  • Use masks and channels to create advanced selections and special effects
  • Enhance compositions with vector graphics
  • Create photo effects with filters and painting tools
  • Create advanced photo compositions
  • Incorporate advanced text designs in graphic compositions

Masks and Channels

  • Creating a Mask
  • Refining a Mask
  • Creating a Quick Mask
  • Manipulating Images with Puppet Warp
  • Working with Channels

Typographic Design

  • Creating a Clipping Mask from Type
  • Create Type on a Path
  • Warping Point Type
  • Designing Paragraphs of Type
  • Adding a Rounded Rectangle
  • Adding Vertical Text

Vector Drawing Techniques

  • About Bitmap Images and Vector Graphics
  • About Paths and the Pen Tool
  • Drawing with the Pen Tool


Vector Drawing Techniques (cont'd)

  • Working with Defined Custom Shapes
  • Importing a Smart Object
  • Adding Color and Depth to a Shape Using Layer Styles

Advanced Compositing

  • Assembling a Montage of Images
  • Arranging Layers
  • Applying Smart Filters
  • Painting a Layer
  • Adding a Background
  • Using the History Panel to Undo Tasks
  • Upscaling a Low-Resolution Image

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Is this the right course for you? Please contact our office at (202) 747-5000 if you have any questions.

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Public Class

$325 per student
Or one voucher

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Private Group Classes

Conducted at Your Office

$1400 flat fee for up to 8 students
$1600 flat fee for up to 12 students
$100 per additional student

Conducted at Softek’s Facility

$1550 flat fee for up to 8 students
$1750 flat fee for up to 12 students
$100 per additional student

Have more or fewer students? Or, need to schedule more than one training day? Fill out our quote request form for a price quote based on your training needs. 

Why choose Softek?

  • Live, in-person training
  • Instructors with 10+ years of experience
  • Detailed training guide
  • Certificate of completion
  • Money-back guarantee