Creative Photo Imaging Production with Photoshop

Who should attend?


This course is aimed at complete beginners of the graphic design world.


At a Glance


This course is designed to enable the student to design graphics for print and graphics for web using industry standard tools.

 What will you learn?



Course Level: Beginner

Time frame/Duration: 30 Hours

Prerequisites: None



Topic 1:     Basics of Photoshop
Topic 2:     Getting To Know the Work Area
Topic 3:     Navigating a Document
Topic 4:     Working with Selections
Topic 5:     Mastering Selections
Topic 6:     Refined Selections
Topic 7:     Photo Touch Ups
Topic 8:     Painting and Design
Topic 9:     Vector Tools
Topic 10:     Text   
Topic 11:     Vectors and Type
Topic 12:     The Layers Panel   
Topic 13:     Working with Masks
Topic 14:     Saving Your Work   
Topic 15:     General Image Techniques
Topic 16:     Enhancing an Image
Topic 17:     Advanced Image Techniques   
Topic 18:     Filters
Topic 19:     Layer Composition
Topic 20:     Automation
Topic 21:     Outputting

Learning outcomes:

•    To introduce the student to the field of graphic design, the realities of design practice and the procedures of the beginner.
•    To develop systems of creative thinking that will aid in solving visual problems.
•    To explore how problems are resolved in graphic design and how ideas are generated.
•    To understand and define successful graphic design.
•    Acquire basic graphic design software skills
•    Discuss and understand some basic visual communication theories related to graphic design
•    Participate in and understand how to critique of visual form
•    Develop basic hand skills related to graphic design presentation and print prototyping