Photoshop: An Introduction

City University London
Course summary
10 weeks
395 GBP
Part time
Next available date: 29/04/2020 - London
Open / Scheduled
Photoshop: An Introduction

Course description

Photoshop: An Introduction

Have you ever wanted to design your own digital artwork or images but have not been sure how? This Photoshop short course is an inspiring way for you to enter the world of image manipulation and digital graphic design.

This Photoshop training course provides a thorough introduction to the highly versatile industry-standard imaging and photo-editing software, Adobe Photoshop CC. You will create collages, incorporating typography into images using the key functions of the programme, gaining hands-on experience while learning the fundamental principles of design.

You will be shown shortcuts and tips which will aid workflow and discover how Photoshop can be used in conjunction with other industry standard packages, such as Adobe Illustrator and InDesign.

By the end of the short course you will have completed three projects using the methods learnt over the ten-week part time course, and will understand:

  • 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.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Prerequisite knowledge

Working knowledge of the Windows or Macintosh operating system.

English requirements

You must be proficient in written and spoken English.

Training Course Content

Course topics include:

  • Basic concepts
  • Selection tools
  • The history palette
  • Transforming an image and transforming a selection
  • Creating a composite image
  • More on layers
  • Adjustment layers
  • Drop shadows
  • Curves, actions and batch processing
  • Colourising
  • Incorporating illustrator files into photoshop images
  • Introduction to the pen tool
  • Montaging
  • Using the channel palette

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City University London

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