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 is 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.
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Newcomers to the world of digital imaging who wish to acquire the basic principles of photo editing.
While no previous knowledge of photo editing is required, a proficiency in basic file management and general computer usage would be of great benefit.
Note: Intermediate, Advanced and Customised courses are also available, please contact us for details.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
To familiarise course participants with the Photoshop user 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
Understand raster images
Understand colour modes
Adjust image resolution
Understand resampling of images
Understand aliasing and anti-aliasing
Remove image content using crop tools
USER INTERFACE AND BASIC TOOLS
Manage the workspace and tool palettes
Manage the tool bar and control bar
Manage rulers and layout guides
MANAGE IMAGE ADJUSTMENTS
Adjust brightness and contrast
Adjust colour balance, hue, and saturation
Adjust tone for highlights, shadows and midtones
Auto adjustment tools: levels and curves
Create selections using lasso tools
Quick selections using magic wand and quick selection tools
Move and duplicate selections
Save and load selections
Transform selections using scale, rotate, skew and perspective
CREATE AND MANAGE LAYERS
Understand layer basics
Adjust transparency and opacity
Create adjustment layers
Flatten images and merge layers
CREATE AND MANAGE TEXT
Create text layers
Apply formatting to text layers
Rasterise text layers
Create and manage filters
Create and manage layer styles
SAVE AND EXPORT IMAGE FILES
Save as JPG and PNG formats
Export as PDF format
Export using the Save for Web option
DISCUSSION AND QUESTION TIME