10929 Crabapple Road
Roswell, GA 30075
(North Atlanta Suburb 30 minutes from downtown Atlanta.  West of HWY 400, Holcomb Bridge Road exit)

Phone:  (404) 693-0147

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Our Photoshop CS5 Level 1 and 2 course is now available on video for only $79.95 each, $129.95 for the complete 2 level course!
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Photoshop Level 1 Photoshop Level 2

Atlanta Photoshop CS6 Training CoursePhotoshop CS5/CS6 Level 2
for Photographers

2 Days

Class Fees
1 Student $695
2 Students $1100
3 Students $1450
4+ Students Call

All students who take our Photoshop CS5 or CS6 Level 2 classroom course will receive a FREE copy of our Photoshop CS5 Level 2 video course, a $79.95 value.  The video course covers everything taught in class plus 50% more content. Have the best of both world—an instructor and a video to refer back to at any time to refresh your memory about your new Photoshop skills.

Note: Maximum class size at our Atlanta classroom is two students, though in most cases if you are the only one to sign up from your organization, you will be the only student. There is no extra charge for 1-on-1 training and no classes are cancelled. Three or more students must train on-site at their place of business. For more information, please read about our class sizes.

Note on Fees:  Multiple student discounts are for multiple students from one organization.

Class Times
Classes can be held at any time per the customer's schedule, but unless arranged otherwise, classes run from 9 AM to 5 PM each day, with an hour for lunch.

Art=Visual's Photoshop Level 2 for Photographers course is a two day course that picks up where Level 1 left off. You now have the retouching and basic compositing skills, now it's time to start creating advanced compositions from multiple images using masking, blend modes, and advanced layer techniques. Use filters non-destructively utilizing Smart Filters.  Learn all there is to know about Adobe Camera Raw.  This course is geared towards Photographers and the task they often face.

Must have knowledge of the topics covered in Photoshop CS5 Level 1.

After completing this course a student will be able to
• Create quality Black and White images from color originals
• Work non-destructively with Smart Objects and Smart Filters
• Create selections from soft edged objects such as hair and fur
• Create realistic compositions from multiple images
• Use masking and blending techniques, the key to all Photoshop creativity
• Use Creative Filters and Practical Filters effectively
• Utilize power of Adobe Camera Raw
• Quickly output hundreds of files to JPEGs, PSDs, or TIFFs

Class materials
Steve uses his own photographs and written materials for the class, but also provides student's with their own copy of Art=Visual's Photoshop CS5 Level 2 video course.

Art=Visual classes have plenty of hands-on practices that allow students to create real world art and compositions.

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Creating Colors
• RGB, CMYK, Grayscale, and Spot Color Definitions
• Document Color Modes
• Color Picker vs. Color Panel
• Eyedropper Tool (Enhanced for CS6)
• Swatches Panel
• Creating Gradients

Lesson 2:  Black and White Conversion
• Grayscale Mode
• Black and White Adjustment
• Gradient Map Adjustment

Lesson 3: Masking
• Layer Masks
• Adjustment Layer masks
• Using the Paint Brush to mask
• Using the Gradient Tool to mask
• Deleting and disabling masks
• Create real life compositions using advanced masking techniques

• Creating Vector Masks

Lesson 4: Advanced Selections
• Extract subjects with hair or fur with Refine Edges
• Background Eraser

Lesson 5:  Blend Modes
• Practical uses for Blend Modes
• Effects using Blend Modes
• Creating compositions using Blend Modes

Lesson 6:  Advanced Layers
• Trimming layers
• Layer groups
• Creating layers from selections
• Clipping Masks

Lesson 7: Smart Objects
• Creating Smart Objects
• Editing Smart Objects
• Smart Filters

Lesson 8: Filters
• Creative Filters
• Sharpening Filters
• Blur Filters
• Lens Blur Filter
• Blur Gallery (New to CS6)
• Liquify Filter
• Lens Correction Filter
• Noise Reduction Filter

Lesson 9: HDR Imaging and Panoramas
• Creating Panoramas
• HDR and HDR Toning
• HDR Bit Depth

Lesson 10:  Camera Raw
• Camera Raw Interface
• Camera Raw Preferences
• Basic Corrections
• Opening and Saving Raw Files
• Cropping and Straightening
• Spot Removal and Red Eye Tools
• Adjustment Brush
• Graduated Filters
• Effects
• Sharpen and Noise Reduction
• Lens Corrections
• Camera Calibration
• Editing Multiple Images, Presets, and Menu Items

Lesson 11:  Automation
• The Image Processor

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