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XCAA 1007 - Adobe Photoshop Fundamentals - Windows

Explore how to use Photoshop to create professional-looking images for both print and the Web. Identify the components of the Photoshop environment, learn about the differences between raster and vector graphics, and learn how to use Adobe Bridge. 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; and how to prepare images for printing and the Web. This class can also be taken as part of the Adobe Photoshop Certificate. For details visit our web page.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:

Getting started
1)	File types
2)	The Photoshop environment
3)	Getting help
Working with image selections
1)	Selection techniques
2)	Modifying selections
Working with layers
1)	Creating layers
2)	Modifying layers
3)	Using Type layers
4)	Using layer effects
Adjusting images
1)	Image modes
2)	Hue/Saturation and Vibrance adjustments
3)	Levels adjustments
Retouching images
1)	Repairing image defects
2)	Painting
3)	Using the Background Eraser
4)	Using filters
Resizing images
1)	Image resolution
2)	Image canvas size
Preparing finished images
1)	Images for Web use
2)	Images for print use
3)	Outputting images
4)	Printing an image 
5)	Importing images
 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
51394 006 MT----- 08:00-03:59 PM 08/04/14-08/05/14 RC 245 McAtee R 4 of 7
53308 007 MT----- 08:00-03:59 PM 09/08/14-09/09/14 RC 245 McAtee R 5 of 7
53309 008 MT----- 06:00-09:29 PM 10/20/14-10/28/14 RC 245 Riggin B 6 of 7
53310 009 MT----- 08:00-03:59 PM 11/24/14-11/25/14 RC 245 McAtee R 7 of 7

XCAA 1008 - Adobe 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. 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. This class can also be taken as part of the Adobe Photoshop Certificate. For details visit our web page.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

Fills and overlays
1)	Filling image areas
2)	Gradients and patterns
3)	Layer overlays
Masks
1)	Mask channels
2)	Layer masks
3)	Grayscale masks
4)	Clipping masks
Vector paths
1)	Creating vector paths
2)	Editing vector paths
3)	Vector masks
4)	Paths for creative imagery
Creative image effects
1)	Painted effects
2)	Warping
3)	Efficient compositing
4)	Vanishing Point
5)	Smart Filters
6)	Layer comps
7)	Images for video
Automating tasks
1)	Actions
2)	Organizing actions
3)	Batch processing
4)	Customizing Photoshop
 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
51388 005 MT----- 06:00-09:29 PM 07/21/14-07/29/14 RC 245 McAtee R 6 of 7
53311 006 MT----- 08:00-03:59 PM 08/18/14-08/19/14 RC 245 McAtee R 7 of 7
53313 007 MT----- 08:00-03:59 PM 09/29/14-09/30/14 RC 245 McAtee R 7 of 7
53316 008 MT----- 06:00-09:29 PM 11/10/14-11/18/14 RC 245 Nord E 7 of 7

XCAA 1009 - Adobe Photoshop Production

Focus on the specific information needed to create professional-looking images for high-end business printers and commercial print shops. Learn how to optimize color management for print and explore various techniques for adjusting the quality of an image and making color adjustments. Explore how to use CMYK separations for prepress, customize ink options, and adjust CYMK curves. This class can also be taken as part of the Adobe Photoshop Certificate. For details visit our web page.Class textbook included in course fee. Textbooks distributed in first course meeting. Prerequisite: Photoshop Advanced or comparable knowledge.

CEU Hours: .7

Contact Hours: 7

Course Outline:

Color management
1)	Color management basics
2)	Calibration and synchronization
3)	Color space conversion
4)	Printing with color management
Photographic techniques
1)	Digital photo quality
2)	Photographic adjustments
3)	Lens adjustments
4)	Merging images
RGB image adjustments
1)	Color correction principles
2)	Measuring color
3)	Automatic adjustments
4)	Curves adjustments
5)	Hand-retouching color
6)	Color replacement
CMYK separations
1)	Prepress color settings
2)	Creating color separations
3)	CMYK image adjustments
4)	Sharpening
Grayscale and spot colors
1)	Grayscale conversion
2)	Spot-color images
3)	Duotones
 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
53317 010 MT----- 06:00-09:29 PM 08/25/14-08/26/14 RC 245 McAtee R 13 of 14
53318 011 M------ 08:00-03:59 PM 10/13/14-10/13/14 RC 245 McAtee R 14 of 14
53319 012 MT----- 06:00-09:29 PM 12/15/14-12/16/14 RC 245 McAtee R 14 of 14

XCAA 1010 - Adobe Photoshop for Digital Photographers

Work with key features in Photoshop to enhance your digital photographs and help to create professional looking images. Explore working with colors, color settings, image adjustments, noise reduction and other essential image techniques. Make working with Photoshop more efficient by exploring some essential tips and tricks. Class textbook included in course fee. Textbooks distributed in first course meeting.

CEU Hours: 1.4

Contact Hours: 14

Outline:

1.	Bridge Essentials
2.	Advance Bridge Techniques
3.	Camera Raw Essentials
4.	Adjusting Selected Areas
5.	Resizing and Cropping Images
6.	Color Correction
7.	Working with Black and White Images
8.	Special Effects for Photographers
9.	Sharpening Techniques.

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
51633 004 MT----- 06:00-09:29 PM 08/11/14-08/19/14 RC 245 McAtee R 9 of 14
53320 005 --WR--- 06:00-09:29 PM 10/15/14-10/23/14 RC 245 TBA 14 of 14
53321 006 --WR--- 08:00-03:59 PM 12/03/14-12/04/14 RC 245 Riggin B 14 of 14

XCAA 5009 - WB: Introduction to Photoshop CS5

Photoshop is the world's best-known photo-editing program-the tool that artists, photographers, designers, and hobbyists all rely on for image creation and editing. In this course, you'll learn how to use Photoshop with skill and confidence, even if you're a beginner. You'll get detailed, step-by-step instructions from an expert and columnist for Photoshop User magazine who's twice been nominated for the Photoshop Hall of Fame. You'll have no trouble following each step-even if you've never used a computer for graphics before. And you'll have lots of fun putting your new skills into action in this project-oriented course. For more information about this online class and/or additional start dates, visit: http://www.jccc.edu/enroll/ce/ways-to-register/ed2go.html

CEU Hours: 2.4

Contact Hours: 24

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
54209 509 CEONL ------- - 09/17/14-11/07/14 Online TBA 100 of 100

XCAA 5016 - WB: Photoshop Elements 12 for the Digital Photographer

Bring out the best in your photos! In this course, you'll learn how to use Adobe Photoshop Elements 12 to do everything from quick fixes to detailed enhancements that will greatly improve the look of your digital photos. Even if you've got no image-editing experience, this class will take you from novice to accomplished user. It's also a great solution if you're upgrading from an earlier version of Photoshop Elements.As you explore this program's many easy-to-use features, you'll gain control of Photoshop Elements' award-winning technology. Elements is so well designed that even from the start, you'll be able to get results that you never imagined possible. You'll master tools and techniques for editing images, fixing flaws, enhancing the final product, creating simple art projects, preparing images for email and the Web, and organizing your images. With easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions, this course makes it easy to learn how to edit your images like a pro. You'll also get plenty of practice as you complete fun, hands-on exercises that ensure you understand the basics of this program as well as more advanced techniques. To enroll or for more information about this online class and/or additional start dates, visit http://www.jccc.edu/enroll/ce/ways-to-register/ed2go.html

CEU Hours: 2.4

Contact Hours: 24

 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
54191 508 CEONL ------- - 08/20/14-10/10/14 Online TBA 99 of 100

Macintosh

XCMC 1007 - Adobe Photoshop Fundamentals - Mac

Explore how to use Photoshop to create professional-looking images for both print and the Web. Identify the components of the Photoshop environment, learn about the differences between raster and vector graphics, and learn how to use Adobe Bridge. 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; and how to prepare images for printing and the Web. This class can also be taken as part of the Adobe Photoshop Certificate. For details visit our web page.Class textbook included in course fee. Textbooks distributed in first course meeting. Prerequisite: Comfortable using OS X, keyboard, and mouse.

CEU Hours: 1.4

Contact Hours: 14

Course Outline:

Getting started
1)	File types
2)	The Photoshop environment
3)	Getting help
Working with image selections
1)	Selection techniques
2)	Modifying selections
Working with layers
1)	Creating layers
2)	Modifying layers
3)	Using Type layers
4)	Using layer effects
Adjusting images
1)	Image modes
2)	Hue/Saturation and Vibrance adjustments
3)	Levels adjustments
Retouching images
1)	Repairing image defects
2)	Painting
3)	Using the Background Eraser
4)	Using filters
Resizing images
1)	Image resolution
2)	Image canvas size
Preparing finished images
1)	Images for Web use
2)	Images for print use
3)	Outputting images
4)	Printing an image 
5)	Importing images
 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
51391 006 MT----- 08:00-03:59 PM 08/04/14-08/05/14 RC 245 McAtee R 4 of 7
53373 007 MT----- 08:00-03:59 PM 09/08/14-09/09/14 RC 245 McAtee R 7 of 7
53374 008 MT----- 06:00-09:29 PM 10/20/14-10/28/14 RC 245 Riggin B 7 of 7
53375 009 MT----- 08:00-03:59 PM 11/24/14-11/25/14 RC 245 McAtee R 7 of 7

XCMC 1008 - Adobe Photoshop Advanced - Mac

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. 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. This class can also be taken as part of the Adobe Photoshop Certificate. For details visit our web page.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:

Fills and overlays
1)	Filling image areas
2)	Gradients and patterns
3)	Layer overlays
Masks
1)	Mask channels
2)	Layer masks
3)	Grayscale masks
4)	Clipping masks
Vector paths
1)	Creating vector paths
2)	Editing vector paths
3)	Vector masks
4)	Paths for creative imagery
Creative image effects
1)	Painted effects
2)	Warping
3)	Efficient compositing
4)	Vanishing Point
5)	Smart Filters
6)	Layer comps
7)	Images for video
Automating tasks
1)	Actions
2)	Organizing actions
3)	Batch processing
4)	Customizing Photoshop
 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
51386 005 MT----- 06:00-09:29 PM 07/21/14-07/29/14 RC 245 McAtee R 2 of 7
53376 006 MT----- 08:00-03:59 PM 08/18/14-08/19/14 RC 245 McAtee R 6 of 7
53377 007 MT----- 08:00-03:59 PM 09/29/14-09/30/14 RC 245 McAtee R 7 of 7
53378 008 MT----- 06:00-09:29 PM 11/10/14-11/18/14 RC 245 Nord E 7 of 7
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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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