Certification Prep Adobe Photoshop CS5 helps you prepare to take the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Adobe Photoshop CS5 certification exam. G-W's Certification Preparation Series consists of individual guides that provide practice in the basic skills needed to be successful using the corresponding software. No previous software experience is required. Although the guides focus on learning skills, not test taking, users that complete the practice will be prepared to take the official software certification exam and demonstrate workplace readiness. Step-by-step instructions demonstrate actual software commands and features, building from basic to advanced. Content is divided into small units for better learning and usage. There is no need to download files or purchase additional materials as all lesson content is created using the software.
Provides an affordable way to prepare for industry certification versus other methods.
Focuses on hands-on experience to develop skills.
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Table of Contents
1. Elements of Art and Principles of Design 2. Color Models, Images, and Fonts 3. Exploring the Photoshop Interface 4. Editing Images 5. Destructive and Nondestructive Editing 6. Working with Layers 7. Compositing Images 8. Output: Client Changes
D. Michael Ploor - is the author of the series of certification preparation guides. Mr. Ploor's students have achieved exceptional results with the certification preparation guides. His students collectively pass more than 500 industry certification exams each year without the need for other preparation materials. Mr. Ploor has demonstrated the strength of integrating the certification guides in a diverse mix of courses.
Mr. Ploor is also the author of three textbooks on the subject of video game design: Introduction to Video Game Design, Video Game Design Foundations, and Video Game Design Composition. He is a National Board Certified Teacher in Career and Technical Education and holds an MBA degree from the University of South Florida. He maintains professional teaching credentials in Business Education and Education Media Specialist.
Mr. Ploor is at the forefront of innovative teaching and curriculum. He developed STEM curriculum while serving as the lead teacher in the Career Academy of Computer Game Design at Middleton Magnet STEM High School. Mr. Ploor has applied his skills as a STEM Curriculum Integration Specialist in designing innovative curriculum and by collaborating to construct the state standards for video game design in several states. He has also been instrumental in authoring competitive events for Career and Technical Student Organizations such as the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) and Phi Beta Lambda (PBL).
In addition to publishing textbooks and lessons, Mr. Ploor provides professional development as a frequent presenter at regional and national conferences to promote CTE education and video game design curriculum.