Photoshop

Photoshop Training Course

Adobe Photoshop course is for designers, photographers or anyone who want to edit or manage photos in their work. It is the first course in our photoshop training series.

The photoshop course will be started with basic concepts and terminology. Different easy to follow exercises will be used to help students gaining the understanding of different photoshop’s features.

After finishing the Photoshop course, you will learn how to colour correct your photos, repair or remove unwanted objects, applying text effects, composing images, creating commercial posters and how to output for print.

Two different Photoshop classes are available and they are the class for Apple Macintosh or for Windows. Students can choose any one of them.

creating different text effects
fixing image using patch tool
adding objects using patch tool
removing unwanted objects using clone tool
replacing images with editing tools
restoring and transforming photo
changing colour
learning images composition
composing images using blending modes
more composition example
making commerical artwork
making commercial artwork

What you’ll learn

Using the drawing aids

  • About rulers, grids and guides
  • Position with the ruler tool
  • Position with guides and the grid
  • Use snapping
  • Show or hide Extras

File formats discussion

Working with selections

  • Understanding image pixels
  • Selecting images using the marquee, lasso, polygonal lasso tools
  • Selecting images with the quick selection tool
  • Moving, hiding, or inverting selections
  • Adding, subtraction and intersection
  • Softening image edges

Transforming images

  • Cropping images
  • Distorting, skewing, scaling images
  • Rotating or flipping images
  • Changing the canvas and image size

Working with Colours

  • Understanding the CMYK and RGB models
  • Setting foreground and background colours
  • Choosing colours using colour box, eyedropper.
  • Working with the Adobe Colour Picker
  • Swatches palette overview
  • Select a colour in the Swatches palette
  • Add, replace, and delete colour swatches

Retouching and repairing images

  • Removing unwanted objects with the healing brush tool
  • Removing blemishes or spots using spot healing brush tool
  • Heal and patch an area

Colourizing images with Fill command

  • Choosing various fill contents – using foreground and background
  • Filling with black, white and gray colours
  • Using blending effect - hue
  • Setting opacity

SCHEDULES
 
MPS71112 - 廣東話 25 Nov enrol
 
MPS71110 - Eng 27 Nov enrol
 
MPS7124 - 廣東話 01 Dec enrol
 
MPS7125 - 廣東話 15 Dec enrol
 
MPS7126 - Eng 20 Dec enrol
RELATING COURSES
  Digital Photography
  Diploma Course in Computer Graphic Design
  Illustrator
  Indesign
  Photoshop - Portrait Retouching and Making Good Landscape Photos
  Photoshop-Advanced
  Photoshop-Certificate

Adding text and text effects

  • How to change the fonts, size and other type attributes
  • Type effects

Layer Basics

  • About layers
  • Layers palette overview
  • Convert background and layers
  • Create layers, group and duplicate layers
  • Show or hide a layer, group, or style
  • View layers and groups within a group

Working with layers

  • Add layers to a group
  • Change the stack order of layers and groups
  • Move the content of layers
  • Rotate a layer
  • Lock layers

Setting opacity

  • Specify opacity for a layer or group
  • Specify fill opacity for a layer
  • Specify a blending mode for a layer or group
  • Filling new layers with a neutral color

Managing layers

  • Rename a layer or group
  • Delete a layer or group
  • Export and merge layers

Layer effects and styles

  • About layer effects and styles
  • Layer styles dialog box overview
  • Apply or edit a custom layer style
  • Layer style options
  • Display or hide layer styles
  • Remove layer effects

Correcting mistakes

  • Using the Undo and Redo commands
  • Restoring part of an image to its previously saved version
  • Working with the history palette

Channels 

  • About channels
  • Channels palette overview
  • Show or hide a channel
  • Show colour channels in colour
  • Select, edit and delete channels

Saving selections and using masks 

  • About masks and alpha channels
  • Create a temporary quick mask
  • Create and edit alpha channel masks
  • Save and load selections