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.