Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 Training: Level 1

Photoshop CS6 and CC hands-on classroom training

Photoshop CC 2017

Level 1: 3-Day Training

Students receive a course text, Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 Classroom in a Book, which includes downloadable class files. These resources provide students with a valuable tool for post-training practice, using familiar files and lessons.

All Mira Images Adobe authorized training is provided by certified instructors at our location or yours. Because we know your time is valuable…

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The Mira Images Classroom is located just outside of Philadelphia, PA and is convenient to Harrisburg, PA; New York, NY; New Jersey; Baltimore, MD; Wilmington, DE; and Washington DC.

Open Enrollment

Hands-on Training


  • Adobe Certified instructors
  • Hands on classes
  • Personal attention
  • Small class size

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  Photoshop CC 2017

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  InDesign CC 2017

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  Dreamweaver CC 2017

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  Animate CC 2017

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  Captivate 9

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  Acrobat DC

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  Muse 2017

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  EPUB with InDesign

Class Description

Adobe Photoshop has long been the industry standard for image manipulation and pixel-level editing. This 3–day intensive hands-on Photoshop training goes well beyond the basics to cover concepts and skills that will make you a proficient and efficient Photoshop user. You will learn how to make masterful selections, explore multiple approaches to non-destructive image editing & color correction, become familiar with filters & effects,  create and integrate type elements, employ many productivity enhancing shortcuts and so much more. Topics include:

  • Mastering the art of selection
  • Digital photo correction
  • Non-destructive image editing
  • Working with type
  • Understanding image resolution
  • Working with masks and channels

Course Curriculum

Demystifying the workspace

  • Getting familiar with the tools
  • Workspace views and customization
  • Customizing keyboard shortcuts
  • Using Photoshop help
  • Finding resources

Photo Corrections

  • Strategy for retouching
  • Resolution and image size
  • Processing files in Camera Raw
  • Straightening and cropping
  • Replacing colors
  • Adjusting saturation
  • Clone Stamp and Spot Healing Brush tools for image repair
  • Using content-aware fill
  • Correcting image distortion
  • Adding depth of field
  • Sharpening with Unsharp Mask
  • Preparing images for four-color printing

Mastering Selections and the Selection Tools

  • Using the Quick Selection tool
  • Manipulating selections
  • Using the Magic Wand and Lasso tools
  • Cropping an image
  • Refining selections

Working with Layers and the Layers Panel

  • Rearranging layers
  • Applying a gradient to a layer
  • Applying layer styles
  • Placing imported artwork
  • Working with Clipping Masks
  • Non-destructive editing with adjustment layers
  • Working with Layer Comps
  • Flattening and saving files

Understanding the Magic of Masks and Channels

  • Creating and refining masks
  • Making selections using Quick Mask
  • Manipulating an image with Puppet Warp
  • Working with channels

Typographical Design

  • Using type as a clipping mask
  • Type on a path
  • Warping point type
  • Designing paragraphs of type

Vector Drawing

  • About bitmap images and vector graphics
  • Working with the Pen tool
  • Working with custom shapes
  • Working with Smart Objects

Painting With the Mixer Brush

  • Selecting brush settings
  • Mixing colors
  • Creating a custom brush preset
  • Mixing colors with a photograph

Producing and Printing Consistent Color

  • Specifying color-management settings
  • Proofing an image
  • Identifying out-of-gamut colors
  • Printing