Adobe Photoshop Fundamentals December 13, 2019

Learn basic Photoshop skills and improve your workflow with an overview of essential tools and techniques. Topics include: resizing and cropping images, creating and editing selections, combining images with layers, adjusting colours, basic retouching and working with type to add text to images. Resolution and file formats will also be discussed. Advanced topics, including adjustment layers and layer masks, are briefly demonstrated. Time will be provided to work on personal photos. Basic photography experience is an asset but not required. Please note you will need a subscription to Adobe Photoshop for the duration of the course.

This course can be applied toward an Award of Achievement in Photography.

Build Your Own Website or Blog with WordPress December 12, 2019

Learn the basics of creating a website with WordPress. Discover how to install WordPress to create and edit web pages, including adding images and text. Explore both free and premium themes to change the appearance of your website. Learn how to extend WordPress to suit your needs with a variety of helpful plug-ins. Basic concepts of e-commerce and search engine optimization will also be discussed. The course is perfect for any small business or individual looking to get a quick start with their website or blog.

PREREQUISITES: Good computer and file management skills.

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This course can be applied toward an Award of Achievement in Applied Digital Communications & Social Media.