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(Coming Soon) Photoshop and Illustrator Roundtrip


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Full program description

Photoshop and Illustrator Roundtrip

What's In It For Me

- Learn to use Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator hand in hand on a project.

- Be familiarised with Photoshop's and Illustrator's functions and techniques.

- Learn to create, design and edit your own digital art or photos.

Course Overview

The following courses are scheduled to be launched in the second half of 2017. To express your interest to enroll in this course, please write to We will contact you when we get closer to course launch date.

There was a time when it was obvious which software was used to create the design. Artwork produced using Adobe Illustrator had a distinct look that set it apart from artwork created using Adobe Photoshop. Fast forward to 2017 and that distinction has blurred significantly.

This masterclass will introduce participants to hybrid design using a cross between the two applications.

Participants will start a design in Photoshop and bring in vector elements, such as stylized drawings and circular text, from Illustrator. On the reverse side of the fence, a design started in Illustrator will incorporate images that were enhanced in Photoshop.

Course Duration

1 Day

Course Outline

Concept & Design

  • Design PlanningIdentifying design goalsPlanning & managing a design – the Design Cycle
  • Copyright issues
  • Principles of DesignUnderstanding Gestalt TheoryUsing Visual Hierarchy & compositional elements

Introducing Adobe Photoshop

  • Photoshop QuickStart: the Interface; the Application Frame; Panels & the Panel Dock; displaying documents; the Screen Modes; the Toolbox
  • Creating & saving documents
  • Working with Layers
  • Colour in Photoshop
  • Placing vector Smart Objects
  • Creating & setting text

Introducing Adobe Illustrator

  • Illustrator QuickStart: the Interface; Application Frame; Control Panel; the Toolbox & Tool panels; the Panel Dock
  • Creating & saving documents
  • Document ManagementUsing Rulers, Grids & GuidesPlacing assets: bitmapped images; EPS files; SVG
  • Drawing Shapes & Paths
  • Layers & Objects
  • Colours, Strokes & Fills
  • Text in Illustrator
  • Illustrator’s Effects 


Some knowledge of either Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Illustrator is advantageous, but not absolutely essential.

Learners are only expected to demonstrate familiarity with the computer – such as the opening and saving of files, navigating the Windows operating system and mouse usage.