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Basic to Intermediate Adobe Photoshop (SF)

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Basic to Intermediate Adobe Photoshop (SF)

 

Course Overview

For beginners, the lessons are designed so that you can learn the fundamentals of this program to put the application to work. If you are an experienced user, youll find that this program also teaches some more advanced features, including tips and techniques for using Adobe Photoshop.

 

Although each lesson provides step-by-step instructions for creating a specific project, theres room for exploration and experimentation using Adobe Photoshop.

Who Should Attend

 

  • Age Group: 13 and above
  • Any Gender
  • Designers, web developers, graphic artists, photographers, photo re-toucher and creative professionals
  • Individuals seeking for Graphic Design certification

 

 

Course Duration

 

3 Days / 24Hours (include 3 hours of Assessment)

Course Outline

Module 1: Project Planning

 

  • Youre Talking for and Who Youre Talking to
  • Discovering Client Goals 
  • Finding the Target Audience
  • The Golden Rule for Client Work
  • Make use of the resources
  • Think
  • Pick and Plan
  • Feedback Loop

 

Module 2: The Principles of design

 

  • Principles of Emphasis or Focal Point
  • The Principles of Contrast
  • The Principles of Unity
  • The Principles of Variety
  • The Principles of Balance
  • The Principles of Proportion or Scale
  • The Principles of Repetition and Pattern
  • The Principles of Movement and Rhythm
  • Avoid the clichs (copyright issue)

 

Module 3: Getting to know the work area

 

  • Starting to work in Adobe Photoshop
  • Using the tools
  • Sampling a color
  • Working with tools and tool properties
  • More about panels and panel locations
  • Using the artboards panel

 

Module 4: Working with Selections

 

  • About selecting and selection tools
  • Using the Magic Wand tool
  • Using the Quick Selection tool
  • Moving a selected area
  • Using the Object Selection tool
  • Manipulating selections
  • Selecting with the lasso tools
  • Resizing and copying a selection
  • Cropping an image

 

Module 5: Layer Basics

 

  • Using the Layers panel
  • Rearranging layers
  • Applying a gradient to a layer
  • Applying a layer style
  • Adding an adjustment layer
  • Updating layer effects
  • Adding a border
  • Flattening and saving files

 

Module 6: Painting with the Mixer Brush

 

  • Selecting brush settings
  • Mixing colours
  • Mixing colours with a photograph
  • Painting and mixing colours with brush presets

 

Module 7: Typographic Design

 

  • Creating a clipping mask from type
  • Creating type on a path
  • Warping point type
  • Converting raster images to editable vector using Image Trace

 

Module 8: Mask and Channels

 

  • Using Select and Mask and Select Subject
  • Creating a quick mask
  • Manipulating an image with Puppet Warp
  • Using an alpha channel to create a shadow
  • Converting a path to a selection and a layer mask

 

Module 9: Quick Fixes

 

  • Improving a snapshot
  • Adjusting facial features with Liquify
  • Blurring a background
  • Creating a panorama
  • Filling empty areas when cropping
  • Correcting image distortion
  • Extending depth of field
  • Removing objects using Content-Aware Fill
  • Adjusting perspective in an image

 

Module 10: Advanced Compositing

 

  • Arranging layers
  • Using Smart Filters
  • Painting a layer
  • Adding a background
  • Using the History panel to undo edits
  • Upscaling a low-resolution image

 

Module 11: Preparing files for the web and print

 

  • Exporting artboards with Export As
  • Preparing files for printing
  • Converting an image to CMYK
  • Printing a CMYK image from Photoshop

 

Mode of Assessment

 

Students must complete a paper-based SF and practical performance assessment during class.

Certification Obtained and Conferred by

Awarded SF Statement of Attainment (SOA)

Upon completion of the course and assessment, students will also be awarded with this SF SOA by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG):

 

 

  • MED-MPN-3028-1.1 - Production Design and Art

 

Course Objectives

 

This objectives of the course are to prepare images for web and print output with appropriate sizing and resolution. Apply painted masks, selection-based masks, gradient masks, and blend modes to create sophisticated image effects. Create adjustment layers for editable, non-destructive changes to image colouration and exposure and eventually create professional designs.

Pre-requisites

 

You should have working knowledge of your computer and its operating system. Make sure that you know how to use the mouse and standard menus and commands and also how to open, save, and close files. If you need to review these techniques, see the printed or online documentation for macOS or Windows.

Medium of Instruction & Trainer

Medium of Instruction: English

 

Trainer: Trainee Ratio is 1:7 (Min), 1:15 (Max)

 
 
 

Price

 

Individual Sponsored

Company Sponsored

 

   

Non-SME

 

SME

 

 

w/o GST

w GST

w/o GST

w GST

w/o GST

w GST

Original Course Fee

 $1,100.00

 $1,177.00

 $1,000.00

 $1,177.00

 $1,000.00

 $1,177.00

Singapore Citizens & PRs aged

21 years and above

 $740.00

 $817.00

 $740.00

 $817.00

 $110.00

 $187.00

Singapore Citizens aged 40

years and above

(Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy)

 $110.00

 $187.00

 $110.00

 $187.00

 $110.00

 $187.00

Remarks:

SkillsConnect Code: CRS-Q-0041437-MED

Individual Sponsored

 

  • Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their SkillsFuture Credit to offset course fee payable after funding
  • Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their PSEA funds to offset course fee payable after funding
  • (UTAP Funding Available Soon) NTUC Union Members can use their UTAP Funding to offset course fee only after full deduction from their SkillsFuture Credit and PSEA funds (where applicable)

 

Company Sponsored

 

  • Absentee Payroll claimable by Non-SMEs: Up to 80% of hourly basic salary capped at $4.50/hr
  • Absentee Payroll claimable by SMEs: Up to 90% of hourly basic salary capped at $7.50/hr
  • SkillsFuture Credit
  • Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their SkillsFuture Credit to offset course fee payable after SSG funding

 

(UTAP Funding Available Soon) Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)

 

  • NTUC members enjoy UTAP* benefit of up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses with NTUC LearningHub

 

* UTAP supports 50% of the course fees paid cap at $250 per year. You must be a union member throughout the course duration and at the time of claim. You must achieve a minimum of 75% attendance for each application and have sat for all prescribed examinations. Other terms and conditions apply.

Terms and conditions apply. NTUC LearningHub reserve the right to make changes or improvements to any of the products described in this document without prior notice.

Prices are subject to other LHUB miscellaneous fees.

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