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Photoshop Course

2500.00 AED

Course Rating
5/5

Course Overview

Upon completion of the Adobe Photoshop course, you will be able to:

  • Use tools/palettes effectively and understand the terminology
  • Select images using a variety of ways and Crop and Transform them
  • Resize images, change resolution, retouch and repair photos
  • Understand and work with Layers, Masks, and Channels
  • Optimize graphics for printing and use with the web

Course Benifits

ESSENTIALS:
  • The Photoshop Screen
  • Getting to know the Tools & Palettes
  • Using guides, grids and rulers
  • Navigation and Zoom shortcuts
SELECTIONS:
  • Why use Selections?
  • Creating selections using Marquee tools
  • The Lasso tools
  • The Magic Wand and Quick Selection tools
  • Adding or Deleting from selections
  • Saving and loading selections
  • Controlling Tonal Values
  • Creating Toned and Tinted Images
  • Selecting by colour range
  • Feathering selections
  • Quick Mask mode
CORRECTING AN IMAGE:
  • Using the Histogram palette
  • Fixing colour with variations
  • Using Levels and Curves to fix tone & contrast
  • Colour balance and variations
  • Hue and saturation controls
  • The Vibrance command
RE-TOUCHING TECHNIQUES:
  • Custom colours
  • Dodge and burn tools
  • Crop and rotate artwork
  • Sharpen and Blur filters
  • Focus tools
  • The Clone & Heal tools
  • The Healing Brush tools
  • The Colour Replace tool
  • Red-eye reduction
  • Digital darkroom techniques
  • Creating and editing gradients
FILTERS, PAINTING AND DRAWING:
  • Using Filters and Plug-ins
  • Using the Unsharp Mask
  • Cloning Images
  • Using the Burn/Dodge/Sponge Tool
  • Mixing and applying paint and fill colours
  • Print and web-safe colours
  • Using the Airbrush, Pencil, Paintbrush and Eyedropper tools
  • Using the Paint Bucket tool
  • Drawing shapes
  • Creating vector shape layers
  • Polygon, line and custom shape tools
  • The add, subtract, intersect commands
  • Editing vector shapes using the pen tools
  • Adding colour fills, gradients and patterns
WORKING WITH LAYERS:
  • Creating and Viewing multiple Layers
  • Moving, scaling and rotating layers
  • Linking & aligning Layers
  • Merging, Flattening and Saving Layers
  • Locking and protecting layers
  • Layer groups
  • Applying and editing type
  • Rasterizing shape and text layers
  • Saving and flattening layered files
MERGING LAYERS:
  • Applying transparency
  • Basic layer blending modes
  • Text layers
  • Adjustment layers
  • Special effects
  • Drop shadows, glows and embossing
  • Layer masks
WORKING WITH TEXT:
  • New Features
  • Creating a Text Layer
  • Text Paragraphs
  • Adding Text Effects
  • Painting Text
  • Text anti-aliasing
SPECIAL EFFECTS:
  • Using Photoshop filters
  • Working with the Filter Gallery
  • Fading the effects of filters
SAVING FILES:
  • File formats
  • Choosing the right colour mode
  • Adjusting resolution and image size
  • Cropping or enlarging the canvas
PRINTING AND OPTIMISING DOCUMENTS:
  • Colour modes, resolution & image size
  • Printing from Photoshop
  • Printing from other applications
  • The Save for web command
  • Creating transparent GIF files

Course Learning Outcome

Course Prerequisites

To ensure your success, you must have a basic understanding of your computer’s operating system. For example, you should know how to launch an application, create and save files, and copy files from CDs and other media. Knowledge of Photoshop is an added advantage.