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Photoshop Class for Beginners

August 31, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Photoshop is the industry standard photo image editing software for print and digital output. In this hands-on introductory workshop, we will walk through Photoshop’s basic capabilities and use tools and techniques to edit images and create visual design mock-ups – no design experience required!

This workshop will help students visualise products and designs using Photoshop and learn some basic visual design tips.

What we’ll cover:

  • Introduction to raster and vector graphics, pixels and resolution
  • Image size and file types for print and screen
  • Grid structure of a page layout
  • White space and hierarchy of information – less is more
  • The photoshop tool box
  • Selection and move tools
  • Working in layers, labelling and grouping
  • Isolating an object from it’s background using masks
  • Retouching or extending a background
  • Creating gradients, shadows and reflections
  • Transforming an object
  • Lockups and alignment
  • Type, legibility and placeholder text
  • Logos on products and mock-ups
  • Doing a resize – using transparency to help position and scale an image in context




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