Digital Imaging with Adobe Photoshop

City University London
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10 weekly classes
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Digital Imaging with Adobe Photoshop

Digital Imaging with Adobe Photoshop - CPD accredited course at City University London

The City University London provides a CDP certified course on the most diverse photo editing and manipulation software available. The course called Digital Imaging with Adobe Photoshop delivers extensive and necessary knowledge on the various functions of Adobe Photoshop.

Through the Digital Imaging with Adobe Photoshop evening courses, one will learn how to integrate typography into images, produce collages, and be shown how Photoshop can be used in collaboration with other industry standard packages such as In-Design and Illustration.

During the duration of the course, one will be shown helpful tips and shortcuts that will make using Photoshop more efficient.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is for:

Working knowledge of the Windows or Macintosh interface.

Applicants whose first language is not English need to demonstrate their English language proficiency. The minimum requirements are:

  • IELTS: 7 overall with a minimum of 7.0 in each component.

Please note that due to changes in the UKVI's list of SELTs City University London no longer accept TOEFL as evidence of English language proficiency for students who require a CAS as of April 2014.

Training Course Content

  • Basic concepts: Vector graphics, bitmap images, pixels, image size and resolution, colour modes RGB, greyscale, CMYK, anti-aliasing , selecting with lasso, using the tool box, using the painting tools and using blending modes, converting colour modes, feathering, using palettes, saving, changing image size and resizing a selection.
  • Selection tools, cropping and erasing, free transform, transform selection, feathering and modifying a selection, straighten and cropping an image, adjusting the tonal range of a image, removing a colour cast, the sponge and dodge tools, unsharp mask filter, saving an image in different formats. Magnetic lasso, polygon lasso, colour range command
  • The history palette, cropping an image, using filters, colour adjustments, reading histogram level, highlight and shadow, colour balance, clone tool. Transforming an image, transforming a selection.
  • Creating a composite image, intro to layers, cutting and pasting selections, quick mask mode, more on selection tools.
  • More on layers,  colour range, cutting and pasting layers, scaling a layer, filters, gradient tool.
  • Adjustment layers, layer mask, creating snapshot, the history brush, colourising, backgrounds, masks.
  • Drop shadows, retouching and repairing, pattern stamp tool, layer effects, typography. Curves, actions and batch processing.
  • Colourising, screening, more on typography, info palette, using guides. Incorporating illustrator files into photoshop images
  • Introduction to the pen tool, basic pen tool techniques, paths and converting to a selection.
  • Montaging, resizing, using the pen tool as a selection tool using a path, masking, blurring and effects.
  • Using the channel palette, saving a selection, using alpha channels layer effects and pattern stamp tool.

By the end of the course you will have completed three projects using the methods learnt over the ten week course. You will know:

  • The terminologies used in Photoshop
  • Different image types and size and the unique properties of each type
  • Using Photoshop tools and filters
  • Be able to learn and use various techniques for image correction and enhancement
  • Manipulating and combining images, montage and collage, to create new images or create images from scratch
  • How to save, import and export different types of images.


£395.00 for 10 weekly classes

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City University London

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