Course Dates

JUL: 3-5
AUG: 14-16
SEP: 6-8

Timing: 9am – 6pm
Duration: 3 days
Course Fee (excluding GST) $600
7% GST on Nett Course Fee $42
Nett Fee Payable (inclusive of GST) $642



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Adobe Photoshop Foundations

OVERVIEW

This 3-day course, participants will learn techniques essential in the design arena – Adobe Bridge, Camera RAW, masks and layers, painting and retouching, filters and output, as well as project management skills and much more.

 

COURSE OUTLINE

Lesson 1: Digital Imaging Concepts
  • Identifying design needs
  • Planning a design
  • Copyright issues
Lesson 2: Digital Design Elements
  • The language of digital design
  • Determining Image Size & Resolution
  • Knowing the graphic file formats
Lesson 3: Introducing Photoshop
  • Starting & Navigating Photoshop
  • Opening and saving images
  • Working in Adobe Bridge
  • Placing files in Photoshop
  • Document setup
Lesson 4: Colour Management in Photoshop
  • Using the Color Settings
  • Implementing Color Management Policies
  • Understanding & using ICC profiles
Lesson 5: Layers
  • Layer concepts
  • Understanding & using layers
  • Managing layers with the Layers Panel
  • Opacity & Fill
  • Working with Smart Objects
Lesson 6: Making Selections
  • Understanding selections
  • Using the selection tools
  • Manipulating selections: feathering & anti-aliasing
  • Transforming selections and layers
Lesson 7: Drawing and Painting
  • Setting Fills, Colours & Gradients
  • Using Photoshop’s Brush Engine
  • Placing Shapes & Shape Layers
  • Manipulating the Shape layer
Lesson 8: Masks & Masking
  • Masking concepts
  • Knowing the mask types
  • Creating a clipping mask
  • Creating an alpha mask
Lesson 9: Blending modes
  • Overview – what are Blend Modes?
  • Knowing the Blend Modes
  • Blending layers with blend modes
Lesson 10: Typography
  • Adding & editing text
  • Setting type characteristics & properties
  • Applying text effects
Lesson 11: Correction & Adjustment
  • Using the correction tools - the Healing tools, the Cloning tools, Patch and Red Eye
  • Making image adjustments
  • Setting & editing adjustment layers
Lesson 12: Filters
  • Applying Filters
  • Using the Filter Gallery
  • Working with Liquify & Vanishing Point
Lesson 13: Output
  • Preparing a file for handoff
  • Creating printer marks
  • Using Save for Web
  • Saving video stills

 

PRE-REQUISITE

No prior knowledge of Adobe Photoshop is required.

Participants need only possess basic computer skills such as file management and mouse usage before enrolling.
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