Adobe Photoshop CS3: Advanced

1 Day Course
Hands On
Official Adobe Curriculum
Code MT088

This course has been retired in favour of the CS4 and CS5 versions.

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PHOTOSHOP ESSENTIALS (5 topics)

  • Essential Shortcuts
  • Colour Settings and ICC profiles
  • Profile to Profile conversions
  • Soft Proof and Gamut Warning
  • Working with Scripts

COLOUR TECHNIQUE (5 topics)

  • Shadow/Highlight command
  • Editing in Lab mode
  • Working with Curves
  • The Channel Mixer command
  • Using Blend Modes to manipulate tone and colour

SELECTION TECHNIQUE (5 topics)

  • Working with Alpha channels
  • Creating Selections in Alpha Channels
  • Building Selections from Colour Channels
  • The Calculations command
  • Spot Colour Channels

WORKING WITH 3D LAYERS (6 topics)

  • Importing models as 3D Layers
  • Vanishing Point and 3D Layers
  • Setting Custom Measurement Scales
  • 3D Transformations
  • Editing textures
  • Viewing Cross Sections

INTRODUCING VIDEO LAYERS (4 topics)

  • Timeline based animations
  • Creating Video Layers
  • Working with Keyframes and Tweening
  • Cloning and painting over frames

LAYER TECHNIQUES (8 topics)

  • Working with Smart Objects
  • Smart Objects and Image Stacks
  • Refining Mask Edges
  • Techniques with Layer Masks
  • Creating Layers from Styles
  • Understanding Layer Blend Modes
  • Neutral Fill Layers
  • Using Blend If sliders

FILTER TECHNIQUES (5 topics)

  • Working with Smart Filter Layers
  • Using the Lens Blur Filter
  • Using Alpha Channels with Filters
  • Displace Filter
  • Advanced Sharpening techniques

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