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Plymouth College of Art - 10 week Photoshop for Beginners (Jan 2017)

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Plymouth College of Art

Tavistock Place



United Kingdom

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The course will cover how best to set up photoshop to maximise the power of your computer. After this you will be shown how each of the tools operate and how they affect the image you are working on. You will then work through a series of tasks that introduce you to the basic skills required to edit photographs.

Location: Plymouth College of Art, Tavistock Place

Start Time: 18:00

End Time: 21:00

Start Date: 09/01/17

End Date: 20/03/17

Day: Monday

Fee: £180

Course Content

Week 1

The tools pallet and Photoshop preferences

Week 2

The tools pallet, Image resizing and saving

Week 3

How to turn images black and white using layers

Week 4

Basic intro into the benefits of using Lightroom with Photoshop

Week 5

How to use actions and add texture to images using layers

Week 6

Making a brush and the brush palette. Creating panoramas with automate

Week 7

Creating HDR images (High Dynamic Range)

Week 8

How to manipulate a portrait using layers

Week 9

How to add text to an image

Week 10

Merging images to remove objects or people

Entry Requirements.

Basic computer literacy. Previous use of photoshop will help. All of the above is subject to change depending on the ability of students.

Materials and Equipment

Pen Paper, USB drive

Please note that all courses are subject to student numbers and will only run if sufficient numbers are achieved. Plymouth College of Art reserves the right to cancel a course if insufficient student numbers are recruited.

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