Post production work flow in Adobe Photoshop

Sunggi Park
Max Enrollment:
Jan. 7, 9, 14, 16/2-5pm
Gund 109
Do you know the basics of photoshop, but want to take your skills to the next level? Do you find it difficult to produce images from a Rhino rendering for your final review? This course will introduce a workflow in which students can produce better quality images uaing advanced Photoshop skills.
This is an intermediate-level Adobe Photoshop course that familiarizes users with the image adjustment features, layer blending techniques and sharpening or softening effects. Yet it\’s beneficial for the beginners as well. Through the workflow of visual artists, students can become adept at producing a final rendering image with ease. The first step will be leaning the proper preparation, in Rhino V-ray, for enhancing workability. At this stage, it will be required to produce three different rendering images: original rendering images, alpha channel images and material ID images. The second step will be to learn how to collage trees and people with mask layers, based on the original rendering image. Prioritized layer management and understanding image exposure levels and color corrections can help for the post production process. Various kinds of brushing techniques will be introduced to blend the nature and the geometries. The last step will be a post-production stage, which can create a special effect, like bringing light or snow to the sky. Some filters and specific action scripts will be applied to enhance images. One or two architecture rendering images will be used for the workshop.
At the same time, as they build an understanding of post-production work flow, students will explore Photoshop "shortcuts" to save their time in class as well. Students will learn how to create "Actions" and perform repetitive tasks for better time management. Notable Photoshop actions such as vintage film effect or sepia tone effect will be provided and exercised. Some filters typically using in architecture will be introduced for sharpening or blurring images.
Including features:
· Understanding post production work flow in architecture
· Preparing "Material ID" image from Rhino V-ray
· Adjustment image exposure and color correction
· Brushing techniques for blending foreground and background (skies, grasses, people)
· Applying masks
· Collage techniques for rainy or snowy images
· Image adjustment skills for enhanced consistent color images
· Content-aware function (in CS6 or later version) for repair image
· Photo-merge for panorama
· Understanding Actions for productivity
· Shortcuts for minimizing navigation time
· An Overview of Adobe Bridge
Any questions related to post production in architecture are welcome.
Basic knowledge of Photoshop
Adobe Photoshop CS6 or latest version in IBM or Mac based laptop is required.