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You’ll create several images assets specifically for an eLearning application from beginning to end.

This class was designed for those who need to learn how to create or edit raster based images for eLearning production. You will start with an introduction into the world of Adobe Photoshop and explore the application interface. Then you will learn how to perform common image editing tasks like making selections and manipulating content. Then you will dive deeper into the features of Adobe Photoshop that are important to eLearning professionals.

Classes are taught on the latest version of Adobe Creative Cloud.

Walk away with a completed course you can use for work, or in your portfolio. 

  • Learn essential skills in just one day!
  • Hands-on exercises
  • View class recordings for up to six months
  • Instruction from eLearning experts

Time: 10 AM – 4:30 PM ET
Length: 1 Day Class
Type: Instructor-led
Materials: Handouts, templates and course assets
Location: Online via Lodestone Live

Cost: $349.00

Course Outline:

Lesson 1: Getting to Know the Work Area

  • Starting to work in Adobe Photoshop
  • Using the tools
  • Using the options bar and other panels
  • Undoing actions in Photoshop
  • Customizing the workspace
  • Finding resources for using Photoshop
  • Checking for updates

Lesson 2: Working with Selections

  • Selection tool overview
  • Using the quick selection tool
  • Creating duplicate layers with selections
  • Moving selected content
  • Using the magic wand tool
  • Selecting with the lasso tools
  • Using the Geometric selection tools
  • Combining selection tools to create a more accurate selection
  • Modifying selections
  • Rotating a selection
  • Erasing within a selection
  • Refining selection edges

Lesson 3: Layering and Compositing Images

  • Using layers
  • The Layers panel
  • The Background Layer
  • Compositing multiple images
  • Rearranging layers
  • Working with layer styles
  • Working with layer Blend Modes and Opacity
  • Applying a gradient to a layer
  • Flattening vs. Merging Layers
  • Creating a Layer Mask

Lesson 4: Photo Correction Basics

  • Typical photo retouching strategy
  • Working with resolution and image size
  • Straightening and cropping an image
  • Making automatic adjustments
  • Removing color casts
  • Global adjustments to tone, color and saturation
  • Localized color replacement or adjustment
  • Localized tonal adjustments
  • Localized saturation adjustments
  • Making repairs to photos with the Clone Stamp and Healing brushes
  • Using Content Aware Fill
  • Basic sharpening

Lesson 5: Vector Drawings

  • The difference between Vector and Raster or Bitmap artwork
  • Using the Pen tool
  • Converting selections to vectors
  • Converting vectors to selections
  • Creating vector shapes with Photoshop
  • Creating Vector Masks

Lesson 6: Saving for eLearning Applications

  • Removing image backgrounds
  • Creating basic animations in Photoshop
  • Exporting documents for eLearning