This fundamental course covers Adobe Photoshop CC most commonly used tools, menus and panels. You’ll learn all the basics of Photoshop to effectively work with selection and editing tools, layers, and masks to edit, retouch and enhance existing images or create your own composite digital art work. Impress your business organization, friends and family by enhancing their photos and create magazine cover quality enhanced images. Access to Adobe Photoshop software required.
Getting to know the Interface and Selection Tools
Working with the various Selection tools
Working with Layers and Masks
Layers and layer management
Non- destructive editing using masks
How to type and format text
Using various type formatting and style tools and panels
Image Correction & Enhancement
Photo correction and enhancement tools
Crop, dodge and burn
Using the Drawing Tools
How to use the Pen tool
Other drawing tools in Photoshop
Advanced drawing and selection
How to save files for print or web
Andy Helmi is a graphic and website designer, technical consultant and an online marketing specialist located in Vancouver, BC, Canada. His education background includes over ten years of academic training in electronic/computer engineering, graphic and web design, music and digital photography. Andy’s professional experience in digital media started in 1996. He has worked for a few companies and also has been running his own freelance design business ever since.
Andy also has passion for teaching. He is an Adobe certified instructor and has completed “BC Instructional Skills” certification. He has been developing courses/programs and teaching at several local colleges and universities including Vancouver School Board, Vancouver Community College, Langara College and Kwantlen Polytechnic University.
For all online Adobe classes, students are responsible for purchasing their own software for their course. Trial versions of Adobe software are sometimes available on the Adobe company website.
If you're taking the entire “Graphic Design certificate” you'll need Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe InDesign. Otherwise you may sign up for a single software.
More information on Adobe Creative Cloud software can be found at adobe.com.
Upon successful completion of this workshop students should be able to:
- Perform basic to intermediate image correction to existing images
- Enhance images using advance editing tools to create magazine covers
- Work with the Type tools and panels to type, insert and manage text
- Work with layers and masks to manage your projects efficiently
- Create composite images using multiple images
- To learn about Adobe Photoshop CC interface and work with menus, tools and panels.
- To learn how to open, crop, transform and edit existing images
- To learn how to apply advance editing features to enhance photos
- To learn working with text and formatting tools and panels
- To multiple images to create a collage
Applies Towards the Following Digital Badges
- Graphic Design Software Essentials Digital Badge : Graphic Design Software Essentials Digital Badge
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