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Adobe Photoshop Fundamentals

Spring 2019

Whether you’re a photographer, graphic designer, social media marketer or beginner, Photoshop can make your photos and image compositions look great. 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. Note that this course is taught in a PC lab, but is compatible for Mac users.

PREREQUISITES: Good computer skills, including file and folder management, and working with file formats and shared network drives and/or Dropbox. Familiarity with keyboard shortcuts and the Windows operating system.

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

Schedule

6 Wednesdays 18:15 – 21:15

Start Date

February 06, 2019

End Date

March 13, 2019

Instructor

J. Neufeld

Course Reference Number (CRN)

91019

$415

Product Description

Whether you’re a photographer, graphic designer, social media marketer or beginner, Photoshop can make your photos and image compositions look great. 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. Note that this course is taught in a PC lab, but is compatible for Mac users.

PREREQUISITES: Good computer skills, including file and folder management, and working with file formats and shared network drives and/or Dropbox. Familiarity with keyboard shortcuts and the Windows operating system.

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

Additional Information

Schedule

6 Wednesdays 18:15 – 21:15

Start Date

February 06, 2019

End Date

March 13, 2019

Instructor

J. Neufeld

Course Reference Number (CRN)

91019