Try it out: Photoshop

Course Dates: 02/04/20
Time: 14:00 - 17:00
Location: KS - Keeley Street
Tutors:
Stelios Stylianou

In this fun practical session you will learn how you can use Adobe Photoshop CC for creating or editing images enjoy creating a surreal image montage.

Description

What is the course about?

This course is to offer you a taster into the versatile image creation and image editing softwareAdobe Photoshop CC. Experience the versatility of the software and have fun using it to create a surreal montage image, creatively combining different images.

What will we cover?

- Why use Adobe Photoshop?
- A brief introduction to the Photoshop Interface
- Introduction to creating a document
- Opening an image
- Selecting, copying and pasting an element of one image into another.
- Transforming elements of an image
- Saving your document.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

- Understand some of the uses Adobe Photoshop
- Have an overview of the Photoshop Interface
- create a new document
- Open an image
- Select, copy and paste an element of one image into another
- Transform elements of an image
- Save your document.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

This is a beginners’ course.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

You will be taught using a range of techniques including workshops, short lectures, demonstrations, practical exercises, tutorials, group and individual assistance and hand-outs. Please note the City Lit uses Apple Mac computers in Animation, Cartooning, Digital arts, Film, Graphics, Illustration, Photography and Web design.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

It would be useful to bring a memory stick (or portable hard drive – please note PC formatted hard drives can be read by Apple mac computers, but not written to.).

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

You can further develop your skills and interest in Graphic design through a range of courses at the City Lit in graphics, web design, Photoshop, and animation. You can find the outlines of courses available by entering the subject you’re interested in in the search box of the City Lit website at http://www.citylit.ac.uk/courses.

Reviews
Tutor Biographies
Michael Harding Tutor Website

Michael Harding was born in Canada, where he studied cinema and photography at Concordia University, Montréal, before moving to the UK. Since then, he has created striking images of architecture, art, people and landscapes for international blue-chip clients for their use in editorial, advertising and corporate applications. Michael’s work has won many industry awards, notably being selected in the Eleventh Association of Photographers Awards and further receiving a Merit Award in the Seventeenth Association of Photographers Awards. His work was selected for a Highly Commended Award in the Deutsche Bauzeitung “Visions in Architecture” European Architectural Photography prize. His work has been exhibited in both the United Kingdom and Canada. Michael has been Chairman, as well as President, of the Association of Photographers (AOP). The AOP is Europe’s most established organisation for professional photographers, working to ensure greater recognition for all professional photographers, as well as working to positively influence legislators in the UK and Europe for the benefit of all photographers.

Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.

Book your place

Course Code: VG575

Thu, day, 02 Apr - 02 Apr '20

Duration: 1 session

Full fee: £39.00
Senior fee: £39.00
Concession: £39.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

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