Adobe Photoshop-Level 1

Duration

17.5 hours

Mode

Face-to-face

Location

Brunswick Campus

Cost

$660

Next Intake

To be determined

Overview

Learn the fundamental functions and tools of Photoshop. The Photoshop package is the standard image manipulation tool for electronic publishers, artists, teachers, designers and photographers. Learn about layers and layer masks, transform techniques, photographic touching, enhancing images and using filters, file management, how images work on the web, and more.

Course content

  • Layer masks, the designer staple to manipulate images
  • Transform techniques
  • Layers - adjustment layers, merging layers, Viewing and understanding layer orders
  • File management using groups
  • Photographic touching, cloning, healing and reducing noise
  • Enhancing images by adjusting levels, applying layer masks and blending modes to further improve quality of images
  • Using filters to create affects to images
  • Varied ways to approach text and affects applied to text
  • How images work on the web, upload files to a temporary website you create
  • Output

Timetable

There are currently no dates scheduled for this course. Please contact us or join our mailing list to express your interest in this course.

How to enrol

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Prerequisites

No prior knowledge or experience with graphics is necessary for this introductory course. Familiarity with basic computer interface is desirable. Classes are delivered in a Macintosh environment. Experienced PC users will find the transition easy.

Materials supplied

No prior knowledge or experience with graphics is necessary for this introductory course. Familiarity with basic computer interface is desirable. Classes are delivered in a Macintosh environment. Experienced PC users will find the transition easy.

Materials to bring

Materials required for the course will be provided. All relevant course notes are supplied with comprehensive instructions and exercises.

Suited to

The extensive short course is the perfect introduction to the software for a first time user, or an opportunity for an update of skills as it aims to go beyond the basics. The course facilitator customises the course content to the user. You are encouraged to bring in current projects to ensure the outcome of the course directly relates to your needs.This course is suitable for people interested in image capture, preparation for printing or those with a general interest in learning the software.

Additional notes

Pen, paper and/or laptop for note taking. A USB flash drive for transferring and storing files.

Outcome

Participants will have acquired sound knowledge of principles, function and tools of Photoshop software for a printing environment.

Upon finishing the course you will receive a RMIT Certificate of Completion. You can use this as a record to demonstrate the outcomes covered in the course.

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