Nelson Higher Education

Higher Education

  • Axzo Press
  • ISBN-10: 1426005407
  • ISBN-13: 9781426005404
  • 0 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2010 Published
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About the Product

Photoshop CS4: Advanced, ACE Edition, is the second of four titles in this series. In this course, students will learn how to use color fills, gradients, patterns, and overlays. Students will also create layer masks, grayscale masks, and clipping masks to show or hide various parts of an image. Students will then learn how to create and edit paths and convert type to paths. In addition, students will learn how to apply a variety of creative effects, use the Vanishing Point feature and Smart Filters, create layer comps, and prepare images for use in video productions. Finally, students will learn how to work more efficiently in Photoshop.

Table of Contents

Unit One: Fills and overlays
Topic A: Filling image areas
Topic B: Gradients and patterns
Topic C: Layer overlays

Unit Two: Masks
Topic A: Mask channels
Topic B: Layer masks
Topic C: Grayscale masks
Topic D: Clipping masks

Unit Three: Vector paths
Topic A: Creating vector paths
Topic B: Editing vector paths
Topic C: Vector masks
Topic D: Paths for creative imagery

Unit Four: Creative image effects
Topic A: Painted effects
Topic B: Warping
Topic C: Efficient compositing
Topic D: Vanishing Point
Topic E: Smart Filters
Topic F: Layer comps
Topic G: Images for video

Unit Five: Automating tasks
Topic A: Actions
Topic B: Organizing actions
Topic C: Batch processing
Topic D: Customizing Photoshop

Appendix A: ACE exam objectives map
Topic A: Comprehensive exam objectives