COURSE OBJECTIVE

Learn the skills you need to become an expert in some of the best creative software in the industry. Our design programme teaches Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator proficiency. Master the interface, tools, menus and palettes needed to create professional images, logos brochures, leaflets and more.

Chapter 1

Introduction & Navigation Tool

  • What is Adobe Photoshop and how does it work?
  • How to create a new Photoshop document & choose the correct presets – document size, colour modes & orientat
  • How to save your work in the most suitable format and file type – save, export compress
  • Hand tool
  • Zoom Tool

Chapter 2

Selection Tools

Understanding the Selection Tools:

  • Move tool
  • Rectangular Marquee Tool
  • Elliptical Tool
  • Polygon Lasso Tool
  • Magnetic Lasso Tool
  • Quick selection Tool
  • Magic Wand Tool

Chapter 3

Understanding the Measuring & Crop Tools

  • Eye dropper
  • Choosing foreground and background colours
  • Ruler
  • Using Guides and Guidelines
  • Crop (Canvas)

Chapter 4

Understanding Retouching Tools

  • Clone Stamp
  • Eraser
  • Blur
  • Smudge

Chapter 5

Painting Tools

  • Gradient tool
  • Paint Bucket tool
  • Brush
  • Horizontal Type tool
  • Vertical Type tool

Chapter 6

Drawing and Type Tools

  • Pen Tool
  • Add anchor point – Tool
  • Delete anchor point – Tool
  • Type Tool – around shapes

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LEARNING OUTCOME

BY THE END OF THIS COURSE YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Create a simple & impactful logo design 
  • Create professional looking vector illustrations
  • Link bitmap & vector images onto an integrated design 
  • Design a Brochure
  • Design website pages