Photoshop: An introduction Short Courses
|Start Date||Start Time||Duration||Cost||Course Code||Apply|
|Wednesday 17 January 2018||18:30 - 20:30||10 weekly classes||£430.00||CS1592||Apply Now|
|Wednesday 2 May 2018||18:30 - 20:30||10 weekly classes||£430.00||CS1592||Apply Now|
The Photoshop short course is a fantastic introductory course aimed at anyone looking to learn about Photoshop for the first time. You will learn not only the fundamentals of Photoshop and digital imaging (such as what is a pixel? What are vectors?) but you will also create your own digital creations.
The Photoshop course provides a comprehensive basic knowledge of the industry's most flexible photo editing and manipulation software.
During the Adobe Photoshop short course, you will create collages, incorporate typography into images and discover how Photoshop can be used in conjunction with other industry standard packages such as Illustration and In-Design.
Have you ever wanted to design your own digital artwork or images but not sure how? Then this course is an inspiring way for you to enter the world of digital graphic design.
Throughout the short course you will be shown Photoshop shortcuts and tips which will aid workflow using the programme. Realistic examples are used throughout.
Pete Polanyk is a designer of over 20 years' standing, having worked for national newspapers including The Guardian and The Independent, as well as for several advertising agencies and publishing houses in London using Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator.
Originally interested in design after producing a music fanzine in his teenage years, Pete took a night class in Magazine Production which led him to study for an OND in Graphic Design and Typography at The London College of Printing (now the LCC) before gaining a degree in Graphic Design and Illustration from the Camberwell College of Arts.
He has been teaching for nearly 15 years at City, University of London and has also taught at the University of Greenwich and University of the Arts, London.
In his spare time he writes, DJs and produces music, releasing it on his own Blossoms Kitchen record label where all visual material is self-produced (sleeve design, flyers, promotional material etc). His work has appeared in various books and websites about music design and self-published magazines.
Working knowledge of the Windows or Macintosh interface.
Applicants must be proficient in written and spoken English.
What will I learn?
During the Photoshop course, you will acquire a plethora of skills and develop your theoretical knowledge of digital design.
You will not work on specific tasks aimed at developing practical Photoshop skills, but you will learn the tools and techniques to empower you to carry on using Photoshop once the courses has finished.
Course outcomes include:
Teaching and Assessment
Hands-on training is provided using Photoshop CC in practical teaching sessions. Realistic examples are used throughout.
Informal assessment will take place through group discussion, class room activities, and questions and answers sessions as guided by your tutor.
Handouts will be given in class.
The tutor will recommend books in class.