We understand that the circumstances surrounding COVID-19 are having a huge and resounding impact on the entire Australian community.

One of these impacts is the cancellation of physical events, conferences and meetups.

During this time, we will be sharing digital events locally and internationally that you can attend online from the comfort of your home. This will help you to keep learning, improving your skills and networking.


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Photoshop Class for Beginners

August 31 @ 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




General Assembly Melbourne