Photoshop is the industry standard for the creation, enhancement and manipulation of digital images used by graphic designers, web designers, administrators, artists, and casual and professional photographers to give images, graphics, and presentations a professional edge. Topics Include:
Students in this course will gain a broad range of Photoshop skills including foundational skills and advanced techniques such as non-destructive editing. Our instructional format provides room for exploration, discovery, and creative development through lectures, demonstrations, in-class exercises, hands-on computer work, and troubleshooting in a lab setting. Once you are introduced to the dense interface of Photoshop menus, tools, options, panels, and keyboard helpers, you will see how Photoshop “thinks” and gain a deeper understanding of the creative interplay of design and technology.
Your coursework culminates in a concept-driven final project that provides you the opportunity to create a worthy piece for your professional portfolio.
- Image specifications
- Creating and refining selections
- Photoshop layers panel
- Composite images
- Adjustment layers
- Layer mask
- Camera RAW
- Photo restoration and portrait enhancement
Skills Needed: Familiarity with Macintosh OS