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XCAA 1025 - Photoshop Fundamentals - Windows

Explore how to use Adobe Photoshop to create professional-looking images for both print and the Web. Identify the components of the Photoshop environment, explore various methods of selecting image areas and discover how to modify and manipulate selections. Learn how to work with text, layers, and layer effects; how to adjust, retouch, and resize images; how to prepare images for printing and the web; how to optimize color management for print; and explore various techniques for adjusting the quality of an image and making color adjustments. This class can be taken as part of the Adobe Design Essentials Certificate and the Adobe Photoshop Specialist Certificate. Class textbook included in course fee. Textbooks distributed in first course meeting. Prerequisite: Comfortable using Windows, keyboard, and mouse.

CEU Hours: 1.4

Contact Hours: 14

Course Outline

1.	Getting Started with Photoshop
    a.	Organize Photoshop Assets by Using Adobe Bridge
    b.	Organize the Photoshop Workspace
    c.	Customize the Photoshop Workspace
2.	Creating Basic Images
    a.	Manage Image Elements and Formats
    b.	Apply Design Principles, Elements and Graphic Composition
    c.	Work with Digital Devices
3.	Managing Selections and Layers
    a.	Use Selection Tools
    b.	Manage Layers
4.	Adjusting Images
    a.	Modify Images
    b.	Repair Images
    c.	Implement Color Management
5.	Refining Images
    a.	Adjust Layers
    b.	Apply Camera Raw
    c.	Refine Images by Using Advanced Tools
6.	Managing Files in a Production Workflow
    a.	Import, Export and Organize Files
    b.	Save Images for the Web
    c.	Save Images for Print
    d.	Format Images for Other Programs
 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
21679 005 --WR--- 08:00-03:59 PM 06/01/16-06/02/16 RC 245 Collins-Hull K Full
21680 006 --WR--- 08:00-03:59 PM 06/29/16-06/30/16 RC 245 Collins-Hull K 5 of 7
21681 007 --WR--- 06:00-09:29 PM 07/27/16-08/04/16 RC 245 McAtee R 6 of 7
21682 008 MT----- 06:00-09:29 PM 08/15/16-08/23/16 Off Campus OHEC 141 McAtee R 14 of 14
23303 009 --WR--- 08:00-03:59 PM 09/07/16-09/08/16 RC 245 Faculty 7 of 7
23304 010 --WR--- 08:00-03:59 PM 10/12/16-10/13/16 RC 245 Faculty 7 of 7
23305 011 --WR--- 06:00-09:29 PM 10/26/16-11/03/16 RC 245 Faculty 7 of 7
23306 012 --WR--- 06:00-09:29 PM 11/30/16-12/08/16 Off Campus OHEC 141 Faculty 14 of 14

XCAA 1026 - Photoshop Advanced - Windows

Learn how to use color fills, gradients, patterns, and overlays. Create layer masks, grayscale masks, and clipping masks to show or hide various parts of an image. Explore how to create and edit paths and convert type to paths, and learn about the differences between raster and vector graphics. Apply a variety of creative effects, and prepare images for use in video productions. This class can be taken as part of the Adobe Photoshop Specialist Certificate. Class textbook included in course fee. Textbooks distributed in first course meeting. Prerequisite: Photoshop Fundamentals or comparable knowledge.

CEU Hours: 1.4

Contact Hours: 14

Course Outline

1.	Creating Raster Images
    a.	Draw with Brushes
    b.	Create Gradients
    c.	Apply Tool Presets
2.	Applying Vector Image Tools
    a.	Create Images with Vector Paths
    b.	Apply the Shape Drawing Tools
    c.	Work with Type
    d.	Apply Type Special Effects
3.	Applying Advanced layer Techniques
    a.	Modify Image with Masks
    b.	Apply Special Effects by Using  Filters
    c.	Apply Special Effects to Layers
    d.	Apply Smart Objects for Nondestructive Editing
4.	Automating Tasks
    a.	Create and Apply Actions
    b.	Batch Process Files with Photoshop and Adobe Bridge
5.	Editing Video
    a.	Edit Video
    b.	Add Graphics, Titles, and Animation to Video
6.	Setting Project Requirements
    a.	Identify Purpose, Audience, and Audience Needs
    b.	Adhere to Copyright Rules for Artwork, Graphics, and Graphics Use
    c.	Determine and Evaluate Project Management Tasks and Responsibilities
 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
21683 003 --WR--- 08:00-03:59 PM 07/20/16-07/21/16 RC 245 McAtee R 3 of 7
21684 004 --WR--- 06:00-09:29 PM 08/10/16-08/18/16 RC 245 McAtee R 7 of 7
23307 005 --WR--- 08:00-03:59 PM 10/26/16-10/27/16 RC 245 Faculty 7 of 7
23308 006 MT----- 06:00-09:29 PM 12/12/16-12/20/16 RC 245 Faculty 7 of 7

XCAA 5019 - WB: Photoshop CC for the Digital Photographer

Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud (also called Photoshop CC) is a powerful software solution providing support and specialized editing tools for digital photographers and graphic artists. It's subscription-based, which means it updates itself as Adobe adds, changes, or improves features. In this course, you'll master techniques to edit and enhance your digital images and add a professional polish to your work. Designed for those with no image-editing experience, this class will take you from novice to accomplished photo editor. In Photoshop CC, Adobe has combined the power of their award-winning technology with sophisticated tools that produce dynamic results. This course offers simple, step-by-step instructions for correcting flaws, enhancing the final product, adding text, and preparing images for email and the Web. Along the way, you'll learn how to use the tools that make this software so popular and unique in the world of digital image editing. As the high-end program in Adobe's collection of photo-editing software, Photoshop CC gives users all the tools they need to create outstanding digital images. Because this course is specifically targeted at photographers, you'll come away with a collection of useful techniques and quickly start seeing amazing results in your images! To enroll or for more information about this online class and/or additional start dates, visit http://www.jccc.edu/continuing-education/ways-to-register/ed2go-registration-instructions.html

CEU Hours: 2.4

Contact Hours: 24

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
23835 509 CEONL ------- - 09/14/16-11/04/16 Online Faculty 40 of 40

XCAA 5022 - WB: Introduction to Photoshop CC

Photoshop is the world's most popular photo-editing program. Artists, photographers, designers, and hobbyists all rely on Adobe Photoshop for image creation and editing. Discover the fastest and most effective ways to use Photoshop from an expert and former columnist for Photoshop User magazine (who has twice been nominated for the Photoshop Hall of Fame). You'll learn how to use Photoshop while accessing it from the Creative Cloud (CC). The course provides detailed, step-by-step instructions that you'll have no trouble following?even if you've never used a computer graphics program before! And you'll have a lot of fun doing it. Photoshop CC has a host of impressive new features for photographers, and you'll encounter a number of them. We'll begin with an introduction to the Photoshop environment. Next, you'll learn how to create simple digital paintings (including some brushes that let you create the look of an oil painting from a photo). Then you'll be editing your own photographs to get rid of dust and scratches, fix the color, and correct image exposure. You'll master techniques for switching the backgrounds on images and removing wrinkles and blemishes from photos, just like they do in magazines. You'll also learn about the content-aware Move tools in CC that, like magic, let you move something on an image and intelligently replace the "hole" left behind at the same time. By the time you finish this fun, hands-on, project-oriented course, you'll be well on your way to expressing yourself with the most exciting graphics program ever developed. To enroll or for more information about this online class and/or additional start dates, visit http://www.jccc.edu/continuing-education/ways-to-register/ed2go-registration-instructions.html

CEU Hours: 2.4

Contact Hours: 24

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
23876 505 CEONL ------- - 05/18/16-07/08/16 Online Faculty 39 of 40

XCAA 5023 - WB: Photoshop CS6 for the Digital Photographer

Adobe Photoshop CS6 is a powerful software solution providing support and specialized editing tools for digital photographers and graphic artists. In this course, you'll master techniques to edit and enhance your digital images and add a professional polish to your work. Designed for those with no image-editing experience, this class will take you from novice to accomplished photo editor.This course offers simple, step-by-step instructions for basics like cropping, rotating, and sizing images. You'll also experiment with Photoshop's tools for correcting exposure, adjusting color and color casts, as well as working with Adobe's powerful layer and selection tools. You'll learn exactly what you need to do to add text, retouch, and even clone away unwanted elements from your images. You'll see how to work with raw images and prepare images for print or online use. All along the way, your instructor will guide you with detailed explanations and instructions for using the tools that make this software so popular and unique in the world of digital image editing. The lessons are yours to keep so you'll have all the information you need to work on your own images.As the high-end program in Adobe's collection of photo-editing software, Photoshop gives users all the tools they need to create outstanding digital images. Because this course is specifically targeted at photographers, you'll come away with a collection of useful techniques and quickly start seeing amazing results in your images! To enroll or for more information about this online class and/or additional start dates, visit http://www.jccc.edu/continuing-education/ways-to-register/ed2go-registration-instructions.html

CEU Hours: 2.4

Contact Hours: 24

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
23817 505 CEONL ------- - 05/18/16-07/08/16 Online Faculty 14 of 15
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Self-Paced Courses (SEL) and Self-Paced Online (SPO) are offered on a schedule of study that allows students more flexible scheduling options. Course interaction is based upon a contract between student - instructor and in some cases can take up to one calendar year to complete. Some courses may use online delivery to facilitate the learning experience.
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