Adobe Photoshop Basics: Photo Retouching & Typography

Adobe Photoshop Basics: Photo Retouching & Typography

by Duke Training Center

855 AED

(VAT inclusive)

Adobe Photoshop Basics: Photo Retouching & Typography

855 AED

(VAT inclusive)

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Abu Dhabi - Al Zahiyah
Validity Period: All sessions are valid for 4 months upon booking
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Description:

In today’s competitive market, clients demand professional photographers and designers who have a good command of photo editing and even basic typography design. If you are looking for a way to learn everything from scratch or simply refine your skills in creative imagery and photo editing, then this course is for you.

Adobe Photoshop is the most used photo editing and manipulation software that provides a wide variety of tools that can help you touch up pictures and creatively incorporate text in pictures. In this course (10 sessions x 2 hours), you will be able to edit photos and design your own masterpieces.

This course teaches you key techniques such as layer basics, photo retouching and image editing. You will be guided by highly-skilled instructors who will adjust the lessons to your learning pace to help you get a good grasp of the concepts. Classes are delivered in small groups but can also be given as 1-on-1 depending on the instructor and participant’s availability.

Who should attend:
This training is for anyone who wishes to gain a basic knowledge of Photoshop including photographers, web designers, and graphic artists. There are no pre-requisites needed though students are encouraged to at least have the software installed at home or have a general idea of how to navigate through the application.

Course Overview:

  • Retouching and Editing Photos
  • Using Layers
  • Typographic Designing
  • Using Masks and Channels
  • Using Workspace and Palettes
  • Printing in Photoshop

Detailed Course Outline:

  • Introduction to Adobe Photoshop
    • Bitmap vs. vector
    • Resolution and quality issues
    • Viewing/opening documents
    • Toolbar
    • Most commonly used palettes

  • Rulers, Guides and Grids Layers
    • Background v layer, creating layers
    • Preserving data
    • Re-arranging
    • Hiding, locking/unlocking
    • Naming, deleting
    • Layer opacity
  • Layers Styles
    • Shadow effect
    • Glow effect
    • Bevel and Emboss effect
    • Color Overlay
    • Gradient Overlay
    • Pattern Overlay
    • Stroke

Transformation

  • Flipping, scaling, rotating, distorting, perspective
  • Control options
  • Free transform, straighten or tilt

Working with Text

  • Warp Text
  • Text with underline and Strikethrough
  • Text with mask

Image

  • Image size and canvas size
  • Cropping and resizing
  • Image modes
  • Basic retouching with clone, heal, and patch tools

Color adjustment

  • Basic tonal adjustment/enhancement
  • Brightness/contrast/shadow/highlight

Quality adjustment

  • Dust and scratches, reduce noise
  • Blur, Gaussian blur
  • Sharpen/unsharpened, and size issues

Selections

  • Various tools, tool options
  • Inversing, feathering, grow, smooth, expand, similar
  • Pen tool specifics
  • Paths to selections
  • Selection with Mask

Outputting for the Web

  • Optimizing for Web colors
  • Resizing and compressing an image for quick rendering

Saving

  • Save options, file formats for InDesign, web etc.
  • Paths to Illustrator
  • Keyboard shortcuts

Projects to be delivered

  • House ad/poster
  • Duotone photograph
  • Repaired photograph
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Materials:

All materials will be provided

Validity Period:

All sessions are valid for 4 months upon booking

Age Requirements:

16 and older

Additional Info:

* A certificate of completion accredited by MOE & ACTVET will be provided by the institute.

Location:

Al Omaira Building (Baskin Robbins Building), Suite #102
Hamdan Street opposite Al Salama Hospital
Al Zahiyah
Abu Dhabi

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Each session takes 2 hours

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