APSADV: Adobe Photoshop - Level 2 & 3 / Advanced

Start Date Time Days Price GTR Availability
October 12, 2017 09:00 (EST) 2 $635.00 Register
December 13, 2017 09:00 (EST) 2 $635.00 Register

Duration: 2 Days

(Available versions: CS5, CS6 & CC)

Course Description

Students will modify digital images and learn additional techniques for creating image effects. After completing this course, the student will be able to use Photoshop to work with multiple layers, use color and gradient fills and adjust color, create layer masks, create and edit vector shapes, and apply a variety of creative effects such as Puppet Warp and Liquify.


Prerequisites include an introductory course in Photoshop or equivalent working knowledge with the software.

Course Objectives

This course delves into some of the more advanced image creation and editing techniques, and offers you hands-on activities that demonstrate how these techniques can be used in combination to create exciting visual effects.


Target students include professional or amateur photographers who want to use the robust features of Photoshop to enhance, modify, and organize their photographs, and anyone interested in working toward the Visual Communications with Adobe Photoshop.

Course Content

Working with multiple layers

  • Layer groups
  • Blending modes
  • Smart Objects
  • Layer comps

Working with color

  • Filling image areas
  • Gradients and overlays
  • Color adjustments


  • Mask channels
  • Layer masks
  • Refine selections and masks

Vector shapes

  • Vector layers
  • Vector shapes
  • Editing vector paths
  • Vector paths and type

Creative image effects

  • Warping
  • Liquify
  • Black and white and duotone images
  • Smart Filters