Graphic Designing

Graphic Designing

Photoshop Course content

Introduction

  • Vector vs. bitmap graphics
  • Image resolution
  • Interface – tools/control panel/panels)
  • Preferences – units/increments/guides/ Undo’s

Painting

  • Paint tools – Paintbrush/Pencil/Eraser…
  • Tool presets – saving tool settings
  • Working with pen and tablets
  • Patterns
  • Gradients – linear/radial/angled

Basic Selection Techniques

  • Selection tools – Marquee/Lasso/Magic wand/Quick Selection
  • Modifying selections
  • Color range – making selections based on color

Working with layers

  • Introduction – layer concepts
  • Creating, modifying and controlling
  • Transparency – opacity and blend modes
  • Layer styles – layer specific styles such as patterns/gradients/fills…
  • Layer groups – organizing layers
  • Aligning/distributing layers
  • Positioning/smart guides
  • Clipping masks – masking using layers

Working with colors

  • Color theory – RGB/CMYK
  • Eyedropper tool

Saving your work

  • File formats – benefits and uses of formats: SVG/PSD/TIF/JPG/PNG…

Sizing

  • Transforming – scale/rotate/skew/distort/ perspective/ warping
  • Image and canvas size
  • Crop tools
  • Content Aware scaling

Identifying colors/selections

  • Channels
  • Alpha Channels – saving selections/areas of color

Cutouts

  • Refine edge – cutting out hair/fur/foliage

Correcting and enhancing images

  • Auto adjustments – tone/color/contrast
  • Histograms – understanding information
  • Color balance
  • Replace color
  • Hue/saturation
  • Levels – adjusting tonal balance
  • Black and white

Intermediate-level layers

  • Layers – transparency/blend modes
  • Layer Masks – non-destructive/paintable masks
  • Smart Objects – combine layers to create non-destructive
  • Layer Adjustments – apply non-destructive edits such as levels, Hue/Saturation…
  • Layer control – merge, flatten

Type

  • Type formatting – Character and Paragraph

Effects

  • Applying filters – watercolor/ solarisation, etc.
  • Filter gallery – combining filters
  • Blur filters – for effect
  • Puppet warp
  • Liquify filters – distorting images

Retouching images

  • Content aware – move/fill/scale
  • Retouching tools – clone stamp/spot/healing brush/patch tool
  • Retouching techniques

 

 

 

Illustrator Course content

Introduction

  • Vector vs. bitmap graphics
  • Image resolution
  • Interface – tools/control panel/panels)
  • Preferences – units/increments/guides/ Undo’s

Painting

  • Paint tools – Paintbrush/Pencil/Eraser…
  • Tool presets – saving tool settings
  • Working with pen and tablets
  • Patterns
  • Gradients – linear/radial/angled

Basic Selection Techniques

  • Selection tools – Marquee/Lasso/Magic wand/Quick Selection
  • Modifying selections
  • Color range – making selections based on color

Working with layers

  • Introduction – layer concepts
  • Creating, modifying and controlling
  • Transparency – opacity and blend modes
  • Layer styles – layer specific styles such as patterns/gradients/fills…
  • Layer groups – organizing layers
  • Aligning/distributing layers
  • Positioning/smart guides
  • Clipping masks – masking using layers

Working with colors

  • Color theory – RGB/CMYK
  • Eyedropper tool

Saving your work

  • File formats – benefits and uses of formats: SVG/PSD/TIF/JPG/PNG…

Sizing

  • Transforming – scale/rotate/skew/distort/ perspective/ warping
  • Image and canvas size
  • Crop tools
  • Content Aware scaling

Identifying colors/selections

  • Channels
  • Alpha Channels – saving selections/areas of color

Cutouts

  • Refine edge – cutting out hair/fur/foliage

Working with External files

  • Place linked
  • Place embedded

Correcting and enhancing images

  • Auto adjustments – tone/color/contrast
  • Histograms – understanding information
  • Color balance
  • Replace color
  • Hue/saturation
  • Levels – adjusting tonal balance
  • Black and white

Intermediate-level layers

  • Layers – transparency/blend modes
  • Layer Masks – non-destructive/paintable masks
  • Smart Objects – combine layers to create non-destructive
  • Layer Adjustments – apply non-destructive edits such as levels, Hue/Saturation…
  • Layer control – merge, flatten

Type

  • Type formatting – Character and Paragraph

Effects

  • Applying filters – watercolor/ solarisation, etc.
  • Filter gallery – combining filters
  • Blur filters – for effect
  • Puppet warp
  • Liquify filters – distorting images

Retouching images

  • Content aware – move/fill/scale
  • Retouching tools – clone stamp/spot/healing brush/patch tool
  • Retouching techniques

 

Classes start from Feb 10, 2020

 

February 10FREE SEMINAR AT 06:00 PM
Monday06:00 PM To 07:30 PM
Tuesday12:00 PM To 01:30 PM
Wednesday01:30 PM To 03:00 PM

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