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Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator

Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator

Overview

Are you artistic, imaginative, and would like to express your creativity? Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator gives you the opportunity to digitize your ideas. At CTS College we offer you the professional tools and know how, to develop your skill and enhance your competencies in graphic design.

Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator are two powerful tools used in graphic design, photography, social media advertising, sales & marketing, etc. Photoshop’s core use is image-editing whereas Illustrator is drawing and vector graphics, combined they offer limitless possibilities for graphic creations.

Course Objectives

Photoshop Illustrator
  • Colour Modes
  • Resolution
  • Layers
  • Tools and Panels
  • Typing
  • Selection Tools
  • Basic Colour Correction
  • Basic Image Editing
  • Image Transformation
  • Layer Styles
  • Blending Modes
  • Levels, Curves, Hue/Saturation, Colour Balance
  • Feathering
  • File Formats and Uses
  • Proper Saving Methods
  • Understanding Vector
  • Illustrator Tools & Panels
  • Drawing Shapes
  • Drawing Shapes of a Specific Size
  • Working with Type
  • Fill and Stroke Colours
  • Working with Vector Brushes
  • Illustrator Libraries
  • Transforming Objects
  • Gradients (Linear and Radial)
  • Drawing with the Pen Tool
  • Image Tracing
  • Outline Type
  • Logo Design
  • Rulers
  • Guidelines
  • File Formats
  • Saving for Print and Web

What Will I Learn?

Photoshop Illustrator
  • Use CMYK and RGB
  • Choose the Right Resolution
  • Work with Layers (Add, Delete, Hide, Lock)
  • Change Layer Arrangement
  • Draw Shapes
  • Type Text
  • Curve Text
  • Blend Multiple Images Together
  • Resize in Proportion
  • Create a Collage
  • Work with Transparency
  • Create a Foreground for a Flyer
  • Design a Background for a Flyer
  • Add Shadow, Bevel/ Emboss & Outer Glow
  • Remove a Background from an Image
  • Cut Out a Subject
  • Remove Red Eye
  • Make a Person’s Skin Smooth
  • Make a Person Appear Younger
  • Add Flash to a Photo
  • Duplicate Part of an Image
  • Remove Unwanted Objects
  • Adjust Colour in a Photo
  • Crop Images
  • Resize Without Distorting
  • Save for Print, Web or Email
  • Setup a Personalised Workspace
  • Work with Vector Graphics
  • Draw Shapes
  • Resize and Rotate Shapes
  • Draw a 10 Point Star
  • Type Text (Vertically and Horizontally)
  • Type Within a Shape
  • Curve Text
  • Add Colour to Shape and Text
  • Mix CMYK Colours
  • Understand the Character Panel
  • Create and Edit Gradients
  • Use Libraries (Swatch, Symbol & Brush)
  • Draw and Edit Paths
  • Convert a Bitmap Image to Vector
  • Trace an Image
  • Convert Text to Paths
  • Design a Vector Logo
  • Mask Images
  • Create Flyers
  • Measure and Create Margins
  • Design a Logo
  • Use TIFF and PDF

Course Schedule

Course Offering

Day Time Duration Contact Hours Cost Lecturer
Tuesday 05:00 pm to 08:00 pm 9 weeks 27 hours $900.00 Ms. Nisha Ramkissoon
Saturday 09:00 am to 12:00 pm 9 weeks 27 hours $900.00 Ms. Nisha Ramkissoon
Monday, Thursday, Friday 05:00 pm to 08:00 pm 9 Classes 27 hours $900.00 Mrs. Nisha Ramkissoon

Session - Tuesday (05:00 pm to 08:00 pm)

Session Start Date End Date
Session 1 Tuesday, January 21, 2020 Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Session 2 Tuesday, April 14, 2020 Tuesday, June 9, 2020
Session 3 Tuesday, June 30, 2020 Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Session 4 Tuesday, September 8, 2020 Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Session - Saturday (09:00 am to 12:00 pm)

Session Start Date End Date
Session 2 Saturday, April 25, 2020 Saturday, June 27, 2020
Session 3 Saturday, July 18, 2020 Saturday, September 19, 2020
Session 4 Saturday, October 3, 2020 Saturday, November 21, 2020

Session - Monday, Thursday, Friday (05:00 pm to 08:00 pm)

Session Start Date End Date
Session 1 Thursday, June 4, 2020 Thursday, June 25, 2020

Additional Information

Exam(s)

Students are required to complete a project or practical exam upon completion of the course. Students will receive a certificate of completion.

Book(s)

No books Required. CTS will provide all handouts for the programme.

Prerequisites

Candidates are expected to be computer literate having completed a Computer Literacy programme or attained a similar level of expertise.

Cost

The cost of the programme is TTD $900.

We are an ACTT recognised institution and partner with international awarding bodies

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