Introduction to Photoshop

This 6 week course will run 5-7pm on Tuesday's in a specialist workshop environment at the Creative Studios.

The course is designed for an absolute beginner covering how to use Adobe Photoshop workspace and tools. It is an ideal start if you want to get to grips with this popular application.

Adobe Photoshop is one of the most popular ways of manipulating and editing images and a highly useful skill to learn. This Adobe package is widely used in the industry, but can be fun for personal use too and it will make an impressive addition to your CV. The course will take you from the very basics to creating artwork for your friends or family.

Week 1 - Introduction

Black & White portrait

 

File Sizes

Saving and opening files

Image adjustments

Composition and cropping

Filters

Week 2 - Double Exposure Portrait

 

Introduction to layers Image adjustment

Scanning images

Using layers and layer adjustments

Week 3 - Restoration and Archiving

 

Restoring old photographs

Using clone tool to repair damage

Use of contrast, tone and colour balance

 

Week  5 - Individual Project

 

You choose a small personal project utilising techniques learnt.

 

Week 4 - Collage

(using family or friends)

 

Introduction to selection tools

Cutting out images

Moving and resizing individual images

Composition with multiple layers and images

 

Week 6 - Framing and Exhibition:

 

Outputting work

Preparing work for print

Different mounting and framing techniques

Printing and preparing work                    for display

Course detail
Start Jan 2019
Cost 60.00
Attendance Part-time
Duration 6 weeks
Campus Creative Studios
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