Photoshop is the leading digital image editing application for the Internet, print, and other new media disciplines. It is embraced by millions of graphic artists, print designers, visual communicators as well as regular people outside the realm of visual arts. It’s likely that nearly every picture you’ve seen (such as posters, book covers, magazine pictures, and brochures) has either been created or edited by Photoshop. This programme features the most powerful tools available to enhance and edit bitmap pictures.
Newcomers to the world of digital imaging who wish to acquire the most basic principles of photo editing.
While no previous knowledge of photo editing is required, proficiency in basic file management and general computer usage is required.
Intermediate, Advanced and Bespoke courses also available, please contact us.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
To familiarize students with Photoshop interface and provide a basic but solid foundation in bitmap digital imaging:
- Open and Save bitmap images in a variety of formats
- Understanding the concept of resolution
- Resizing, resampling and croping images
- Adjusting lighting and colours in an image (enhancing)
- Isolating specific areas of the image for the purpose of enhancing/editing
- Using layers to create photographic compositions
- Adding text to an image
- Applying special effects to an image.
DIGITAL IMAGING BASICS
Raster & Vector
Color mode or Image mode
Aliasing & Anti-aliasing
Workspace and Palette
Rulers and Guides
Undo and History Palette
PHOTO ADJUSTMENTS: LIGHTING
Brightness & Contrast
Highlights, Shadows and Midtones
Lighting Adjustment Tools: Levels and Curves
PHOTO ADJUSTMENTS: COLOURS
Colour Adjustment Tools
Color Range Section
Moving, Duplicating Selections
Paths General Overview
Transparency & Opacity
Applying text to layers