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Advanced Adobe Photoshop

1 Day, 9:00-4:00

Course Overview

This instructor-led, hands-on course expands on the skills students learned in the Introduction and Intermediate courses to produce sophisticated graphics for the Web and for print. In order to successfully complete this course, we recommend that you first take Softek’s Photoshop Introduction and/or Intermediate course or have equivalent knowledge. You should have a working knowledge of the Photoshop environment.

Course Objectives

  • Use the Mixer Brush to create and manipulate artwork
  • Work with basic video editing features
  • Effectively process files using Camera Raw
  • Prepare images for use on the web
  • Convert an image’s color mode
  • Identify out-of-gamut colors to help create quality printed images

Course Outline

Painting with the Mixer Brush

  • Selecting Brush Settings
  • Mixing Colors
  • Creating a Custom Brush Preset
  • Mixing Colors with a  Photograph

Editing Video

  • About the Timeline Panel
  • Creating a New Video Project
  • Animating Text with Keyframes
  • Creating Effects
  • Adding Transitions
  • Adding Audio
  • Muting Unwanted Audio
  • Rendering Video

Working with Camera Raw

  • About Camera Raw Files
  • Processing Files in Camera Raw
  • Applying Advanced Color Correction

Preparing Files for the Web

  • Using Layer Groups to Create Button Graphics
  • Automating a Multistep Task
  • Saving Assets with Adobe Generator

Producing and Printing Consistent Color

  • Preparing Files for Printing
  • Performing a Zoom Test
  • Identifying Out-of-Gamut Colors
  • Adjusting an Image
  • Converting an Image to CMYK
  • About Color Management
  • Specifying Color-Management Settings
  • Proofing an Image
  • Saving the Image as a CMYK EPS
  • Printing a CMYK Image from Photoshop


Cost and Delivery Format Options

We offer the above listed class on our public schedule and as a private group class in the following delivery formats:

Public Class: Live Virtual
Per student $375
Private Group Class: Live Virtual
1-4 students $950
5-8 students $1400
9-12 students* $1600
*$100 per additional student
Private Group Class: At Your Location
1-4 students $1200
5-8 students $1650
9-12 students* $1850
*$100 per additional student

Private Group Training

Private group classes are cost effective when you have a group of students who need the same course. Volume discounts of 5% to 20% are available when five or more training days are scheduled. For classes conducted at your location, you are responsible for the classroom setup which should include:

  • A computer for each student (with the appropriate software installed), and
  • An instructor workstation connected to a visual display (e.g., projector, smartboard, etc.).


Softek can easily customize a training course that covers the specific topics you require and integrate examples relevant to your work environment. Course customization is billed at $150 per hour and covers time needed to meet, discuss, prepare, and incorporate any specific examples into the training program. Once we have a better idea of what you have in mind, we will be glad to provide a specific price quote for the customization.

Why Choose Softek?

  • Live, virtual or in-person training
  • Instructors with 15+ years of experience
  • Detailed training guide
  • Certificate of completion
  • Money-back guarantee