National Seminars Group & Padgett Thompson
a division of Rockhurst University Continuing Education Center
Unlocking The Secrets Of Photoshop
Who Should Attend
Weíve created Unlocking the Secrets to Photoshop specifically for busy professionals just like you who donít want to learn advanced techniques by trial and error. If you want real-world tips, techniques and shortcuts thatíll eliminate the daily obstacles you face when using Photoshop, this program is for you.
Theyíre Techniques Youíll Use In The Real World!
We broke this training down into four categories that youíll master in just one day: Selection, Color, Restoration and Manipulation. Youíll learn the expert tricks and shortcuts other pros use that make using this software a breeze.
Who Should Attend?
Advanced Adobe Photoshop Users
Module l: Mastering Selection
Selection can be one of the biggest time-wasters in Photoshop if you donít do it correctly. This section explores dramatically more efficient ways to make precise selections in a fraction of the time.
Module ll: Mastering Color
- Oldies But Goodies: Standard Selection Tools
- Vector Selection Techniques by the Numbers
- Channels to the Rescue
- Instant Gratification with Extract
- Color Range Possibilities
- Masking for Success
Color correction and management is often the most frustrating part of a Photoshop userís day. During this module on color management, youíll discover that with the right technique, it isnít hard at all.
Module lll: Mastering Restoration
- Color Calibration: Technology, Spiders and Channel Depth
- Color Workflows That Work
- Tonal Versus Color Values
- Balancing Color Through Math
- Curves and Levels
- Output That Stands the Test of Time
One of the hottest jobs for Photoshop pros these days is photo restoration. This session will practically turn you into a time-traveler without ever leaving your desk!
Module IV: Mastering Manipulation
- Start with a Scan
Contrast Balancing that Works
- Build Details from Existing Information
- Balancing Image Contrast
- Digital Damage Control
- Building Cool-Looking Panoramas with Great Exposure
When it comes to image manipulation, itís all about what you see and not necessarily what the image was. This session teaches you proven and practical photo manipulation techniques.
The Essentials of Adobe Illustratorģ
- Add Missing Parts to an Image
- Creating Killer Colorized Sketches from Any Digital Image
- How Many Angels Can Dance on the Head of a Pin
- Itís All in What You Expect to See
- Changing Environments
Join us for a second day of training for Adobe Illustrator CS2. Itís the essential tool for any designer interested in expressing images visually in print, on the Web, or in virtually any other medium. Packed with powerful new 3-D features, advanced controls to manage type, plus smooth integration into Adobeís Portable Document Format (PDF), Illustrator helps you explore the limits of your creative imagination.
Just some of what youíll learn on Day 2:
- Fundamentals of Illustrator
- How to open and place images within Illustrator quicker and easier
- Creating and managing vector shapes
- Building 3-D models
- Distorting images with Transform tools
- How to more accurately manage color information
- Creating flawless PDF documents
- Build and use your own shortcuts
- Illustrator and Web graphics
- How to integrate your Illustrator to work with Photoshop and InDesign
We stand behind our seminars
with a 100 percent , iron-clad, money-back guarantee
of satisfaction. If for any reason youre not completely satisfied
with the solid skills, the tips, tools and shortcuts, and the crucial
information you receive during this workshop, well refund your money
in full. Every penny. Guaranteed!
to 4:00 p.m. Registration begins at
Discount: When 3 enroll from your organization, a 4th attends
Lunch is on your own.
Education: Select date/location from list box below (Use side arrow to scroll). Complete form and click on 'Send'
Continuing education credits may be recognized by your professional
board. Contact your own board to find out what's required.
If you cancel your registration up to five business days before the workshop,
Bring a seminar to your site! For information about bringing a course to your site please call 919-480-2550 or email the registry at
If this course or the dates/locations below do not have what you are looking for, then click here and we will find it for you right away. It will save you a lot of time and energy finding it yourself.
** Register Online**
National Seminars Group will e-mail confirmation soon. If you are not paying via credit card, you will receive an invoice with payment instructions.
If you cannot attend a workshop for which you are registered, you may send a substitute or receive a credit memo toward a future workshop. If you cancel your registration up to five business days before the workshop, your registration fee will be refunded less a $10 enrollment charge.
You can also register by emailing your registration information to us at
or calling us at 919-480-2550.
Please mention the meeting number specified above and BE SURE TO STATE VIP CODE "919-120001-000 -- Training Registry".