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Adobe Photoshop (45 Days)

Adobe Photoshop is an image manipulation tool for professional designers. Photoshop is a powerful print design, Web design, and photo retouching program that will take your work to the next level of professionalism. Photoshop is a must-know if you're planning to work with photos or design projects Our online approach makes learning more convenient, affordable and enjoyable.

COURSE OBJECTIVE

  • Learn how to manipulate, edit, and adjust images by using the different tools in Photoshop. Students will learn how to apply layer effects and filters to create special effects, including lighting and texture effects.

  • To show advanced skills in using painting tools and blending modes to create special effects and quality artwork

  • To gain skills in color correction and restoration of photographs and images.

  • To learn how to optimize images for use on the web, and the advantages of using image slicing techniques.

COURSE OUTLINE

What is Photoshop?

2 weeks
  • Exploring the Toolbar
  • Understanding the option bar
  • Using Palettes
  • Customizing Photoshop
  • Opening and Navigating Images

Overview of the selection Tool

1 Week
  • Using the Marquee Tools
  • Exploring the Lasso tool
  • Creating selections using the Magic Wand
  • Transforming a selection
  • Copying, pasting and Moving a selection

Understanding Layers

1 Week
  • Working with layers
  • Applying layer styles
  • What are masks?
  • Merging and Flattening Layers

Understanding Color Modes

1 Week
  • Specifying color
  • Understanding color adjustment
  • Using the Adjustment tools
  • Replacing color
  • Introduction to Drawing Tools
  • Using the painting tools

Working with Type

1 Week
  • Exploring Type Effects
  • Understanding Filters
  • Working with Filters

Preparing to Publish

1-2 Days
  • Optimizing Images for Web
  • Using save for web and devices
  • live projects
  • Assignments
    Students will be given assignments after completion of each topic. Assignment helps one to think professionally, to gather data and to draw conclusions from the data gathered. Students are advised to be regular in the class and complete their assignments on time.
  • team projects
    For each individual course, students would be provided with sample projects. After reviewing the performance on the given projects, the best selected candidates will get a chance to work on live projects.
  • class participation
    'Participation' is the most important element to grow and learn more. Students should keep their minds active in each lecture to get the best of knowledge and if they come up with any queries, they can send a mail for the same. Keep clearing your doubts as and when it comes!

online resources

  • http://www.photoshoptutorials.ws/
  • http://psd.tutsplus.com
  • http://www.tutorialized.com/tutorials/Photoshop