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Getting Started with Image Processing and Generation with Photoshop, ChatGPT and AI

Class Code Date Delivery Method Cost
  • Tue Sep 24, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Wed Sep 25, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Live Online - 2 sessions $450

Most Technology Training classes will be delivered online until further notice.

Before each sesson, Tech Training will provide a Zoom link for live online classes, along with any required class materials.

Explore the power of Generative AI in image processing and generation across platforms like Photoshop, ChatGPT, and MidJourney, enhancing and creating artwork with advanced tools.

- You should also have an Adobe Creative Cloud account with access to Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.
- You can optionally use a ChatGPT Plus account from OpenAI to use the image generation features, although you can use to experiment and generate images, as well as other free tools, to get a feel for how Generative AI works.
- Since MidJourney doesn¿t offer a free plan, you¿ll need to have an account for MidJourney and the Discord App to experience advanced Graphic Generation.

Generative AI lets you create and manipulate art, images, and photos. It is being integrated into major tools like Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, ChatGPT, and platforms like MidJourney, Stable Diffusion, and Firefly. 
In this course, you will have the opportunity to learn how to use Generative AI tools to create, enhance, upscale, and manipulate existing artwork.

- Understand how Generative AI works.
- Learn about the landscape of tools and features that use generative AI.
- Use Generative AI tools in Photoshop to Add/Delete information in images, remove unwanted content, upscale resolutions, change an element's background, and easily select and mask existing content.
- Explore Generative AI Tools inside Adobe Illustrator and how to use them to help you generate vector-based artwork.
- Use generative tools in ChatGPT, Adobe Firefly, Midjourney, and others to generate artwork in different styles.
- Overview of the legal landscape and when you should and shouldn't use these images.

Topics Include:

Week I: Introduction to Generative AI
- How Generative AI models work and how they differ and work with LLMs like ChatGPT
- The ever-changing landscape of Generative AI
- Overview of Various Tools and demo of capabilities:
- Understanding Copyrights and Ethical Use of Generative AI
- Deep Dive into Adobe Photoshop's AI Features
    - Background Removal
    - Image Upscaling
    - Advanced Image Manipulation
    - AI-Driven Enhancements and Effects
- Introduction to Adobe Firefly and its Capabilities in AI Image Generation
- Exploring Vector Image Generation with Adobe Illustrator

Week II: Advanced Image Generation with Midjourney
- Image Generation with Midjourney
    - Setting up Discord
    - Exploring Models
    - Modifying Settings
    - Variation Modes
        - Remix
        - Pan
        - Zoom
    - Upscalers
    - Advanced Commands
        - Blend
        - Describe
        - Chaos
        - Seeds
        - Stylize
        - Weird
    - Varying Regions
    - Creating Shortcuts
- Styles with Midjourney
- Creating Consistent Characters
- Exploring Video Generation

Custom training workshops are available for this program

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University IT Technology Training sessions are available to a wide range of participants, including Stanford University staff, faculty, students, and employees of Stanford Hospitals & Clinics, such as Stanford Health Care, Stanford Health Care Tri-Valley, Stanford Medicine Partners, and Stanford Medicine Children's Health.

Additionally, some of these programs are open to interested individuals not affiliated with Stanford, allowing for broader community engagement and learning opportunities.