Adobe Photoshop course (basic level)

Adobe Photoshop is one of the most famous software pieces in the world. It’s primary purpose is photo editing but it is good for painting, graphic and web design, 3D modeling and texturing as well. Photoshop is so popular among these professionals that it, simply put, has no equal. That is why Photoshop course is the best thing one can do in order to unleash your creativity.

What will I learn on this course?

Primary objectiv of the course is photo editing. Besides that, you will learn basics of graphic design. You will learn how to make:

  • business card
  • poster
  • flyer
  • billboard

Who should attend this course?

Since primary objective is photo editing, this course will be useful for photographers, photo editors, graphic and web designers, but also architects, game designers and other people using some 3D application like 3DS Max, Maya…

Are there any prerequisites needed for this course?

It is required to have some basic computer knowledge e.g creating folders, moving files from one folder to another, etc.

I have certain knowledge of graphic design, should I take advanced course right away?

You should carefully study the course plan, and decide whether you should take the basic level course first, or you can skip it, and take the advanced level course right away. If you have already mastered at least 70% of the topics of the basic course, there is no need for you to take the basic course. Those few topics that you haven’t covered thru your work we can cover on the advanced course, and upgrade it. If there are more than 30% topics that you are not familiar with, or that you are feeling quite uncertain about them, than you should take basic course first, but since you have mastered some parts of the application it will not last shorter than regular basic course, and the price will be reduced.

Is there a possibility to listen this Photoshop course via internet?

Yes, you can take the course via internet (online). Wether you are not from Belgrade, Serbia, Europe, or you simply prefer the comfort of your home while learning, you can attend online course. You can find more info on internet courses page.

How long it lasts and what is the price of the course?

For more info on that please go to pricelist page.

Adobe Photoshop course plan

Introduction to Photoshop

  • Workspace
  • Creating new files and opening existing ones
  • Supported file types
  • Navigating in the document
  • Importing AI, EPS and PDF files

Working with colors

  • Foreground and background colors
  • Swatches panel
  • Choosing color from Color panel
  • Choosing color using Color Picker window
  • CMYK, RGB, HSB and LAB color spaces

Color correction in photography

  • Image – Adjustments
  • Other commands from Image menu

Selections (partial image editing)

  • Basic selections using Marquee tool
  • Lasso tool
  • Magic wand tool
  • Quick selection tool
  • Other selection techniques
  • Feather and refining the selections
  • Crop tool
  • Measure tool

Brushes and basic painting techniques

  • Working with brushes
  • Painting modes
  • Rubbers
  • History brush

Retouching photos

  • Clone stamp
  • Healing brush and Patch tool
  • Content aware options
  • Dodge, Burn and Sponge tools
  • Smudge, Blur and Sharpen tools
  • liquify filter

Layers

  • Move tool
  • Basic operations with layers
  • Layers panel
  • Linking and grouping layers
  • Merging and flattening layers

Working with Text

  • Character, Glyph and Paragraph panels

Popular layer effects in graphic design

  • Layer Styles (drop shadow, glow, etc.)
  • Styles panel

Filters

  • Filter galery
  • Popular filters

Prepress in Photoshop

  • Prepress and printing
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