Adobe® Photoshop® CS5: Web Production

Course Specifications

Course number: 084387
Course length: 1.0 day(s)

Course Description

Course Objective: You will set Photoshop’s unit preferences and save files in different formats to see how well each format balances image quality with file size reduction. You will then calibrate your system’s color display. You will also use Photoshop as part of creating finished web pages, export individual slices, and create an HTML web page that displays a table containing the sliced sections. Finally, you will create and optimize animations for the web and mobile devices.

Target Student: This course is intended for web professionals with a basic knowledge of Photoshop, who are interested in using Photoshop for web production. This course covers the Adobe® Certified Associate and Adobe® Certified Expert exam objectives, and is intended to help prepare students to take the Adobe Certified Associate exam and Adobe Certified Expert exam.

Prerequisites: To ensure students' success with this course, we recommend that they have basic knowledge of Photoshop or have taken the following Element K course: Adobe® Photoshop® CS5: Level 1.

Hardware Requirements

Software Requirements

Each computer requires the following software:

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

Course Content

Lesson 1: Preparing Web Images

Topic 1A: Understand Images for the Web
Topic 1B: Reduce File Size
Lesson 2: Optimizing Images

Topic 2A: Optimize Photographic Images
Topic 2B: Optimize Flat Color Graphics and Illustrations
Topic 2C: Apply Transparency Settings
Lesson 3: Preparing Images for Cross-Platform Viewing

Topic 3A: Set Up Color Management for the Web
Topic 3B: Alter Images for Displaying Across Platforms
Topic 3C: Snap to Web-Safe Colors
Lesson 4: Creating Web Page Layouts

Topic 4A: Create a Web Page
Topic 4B: Create Web Page Backgrounds
Topic 4C: Draw Editable Vector Shapes
Topic 4D: Create Effects
Lesson 5: Exporting a Web Page

Topic 5A: Prepare a Web Page for Export
Topic 5B: Export a Web Page
Lesson 6: Creating Animations for Web and Mobile Devices

Topic 6A: Create Frame Animations
Topic 6B: Create Timeline Animations
Topic 6C: Save Animations
Topic 6D: Preview Animations on Mobile Devices
Appendix A: New Features in Adobe® Photoshop® CS5: Web Production