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Advanced Graphic Design (Photoshop & Illustrator)

Advanced Graphic Design - Photoshop and Illustrator


A graphic designer expresses ingenuity daily, from the right colour selection and choosing applicable pictures and images, to strikingly convey ideas through visual communication. Upon completion of our Advanced Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator course you will be able to create stunning, real world designs that make lasting impressions on consumers, whilst conforming to the highest industry standard techniques.

Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator play a vital role within many organizations. Learning new skills and designing techniques can improve your career, provide opportunities for advancement or the ability to work on more diverse projects.

Course Objectives

The course will cover the following:

Photoshop Illustrator
  • New Features of CC 2019
  • Non Destructive Editing
  • Smart Objects and Smart Filters
  • Mastering Selection
  • Masking
  • Selecting and Changing Colour
  • Understanding Perspective
  • Adjusting Perstective
  • Puppet Warp
  • Image Retouching and Restoration
  • Creating Composites
  • Advanced Colour Correction
  • Image Check Layers
  • Filters
  • Camera RAW Filter
  • Liquify
  • Character / Paragraph Formatting
  • Creating GIFs
  • Basic Video Editing
  • Design for Digital Screens vs Print
  • New Features of CC 2019
  • Creating Vector Infographics
  • Graphs and Charts
  • Advance Logo Design
  • Pantone Matching System & Spot Colours
  • Corporate Branding
  • Freeform Gradient
  • Working with Mesh
  • Opacity Mask
  • Character / Paragraph Formatting
  • Typography
  • Drawing in Perspective
  • Drawing Using the Curvature Tool
  • Puppet Warp
  • SVG Filters
  • Vector Blend Modes
  • Effects Gallery
  • Convert Raster to Vector
  • Convert Vector to Raster
  • Advertising a Product
  • Setting Up for Print
  • Multiple Up
  • Rules of Graphic Design
  • Colour Theory

What Will I Learn?

Students enrolled in this Advanced course will learn to:

Photoshop Illustrator
  • Use New Features of CC 2019
  • Design Without Reducing Image Quality
  • Use ALL Selection Tools and Techniques
  • Add and Subtract from Selection
  • Create & Edit Masks
  • Select a Person with One Click
  • Completely Remove People From an Image
  • Apply Editable Adjustments
  • Match Perspective in a Photos
  • Place a Pattern on a Table Top & Stairs
  • Change the Colour of Wooden Furniture
  • Make a Building Appear Taller
  • Add Colour to Black and White Photos
  • Create a Skin Colour Pallet
  • Remove Fold Lines in an Old Photo
  • Change Hair and Clothing Colour
  • Master the Curves Adjustment Layer
  • Access Correction Algorithms
  • Match Colour Using Multiple Images
  • Add Editable Global Effects & Blurs
  • Troubleshoot Colour Inconsistencies
  • Straighten a Subject’s Head
  • Move a Subject’s Hand
  • Make Eyes Larger or Adjust Face Shape
  • Make Someone Smile
  • Create a Cartoon Character
  • Turn a Circle into a Heart
  • Add Image Inside of Text
  • Type On or Inside a Circular Path
  • Place an Image Into a Circular Frame
  • Create a Poster
  • Create an Animated Graphic
  • Play an Animated Graphic Forever
  • Use Multiple Clips to Make a Video
  • Design for Digital Screens vs Print
  • Use New Features of CC 2019
  • Design an Infographic using Vector Graphics
  • Create a Bar Graph & Pie Cart
  • Put a Picture inside Text
  • Draw in Perspective
  • Draw an Orange
  • Change a Character’s Hands and Feet Position
  • Add Realistic Shadows to Vector
  • Add Bevel and Outer Glow to Text and Shapes
  • Work with Multiple Artboard
  • Edit Multiple Artboards at Once
  • New Colour Types
  • Matching Colours
  • Create a Magazine Advertisement
  • Design a Corporate Logo
  • Create Matching Stationery
  • Create a Diecutted Wobbler
  • Add Bleed and Trim Marks
  • Minimize Paper Wastage When Printing
  • Save with Registration Marks and Colour Info
  • Use Colour Properly
  • Professional Tips and Tricks

Delivery Mode

Online Classes

This course will be delivered via live online classes. Students who have successfully enrolled in the course will be provided with a link to join the class as well as other relevant instructions at least one day before the start of the class. These classes are also recorded; therefore, students have the option to review the course content as often as they like.

Course Schedule

Course Offering

Day Time Duration Contact Hours Cost Lecturer
Wednesday 05:30 pm to 08:30 pm 9 Weeks 27 hours $1,500.00 Mrs. Nisha Ramkissoon

Session - Wednesday (05:30 pm to 08:30 pm)

Session Start Date End Date
2023 - Session 1 - Online Classes Wednesday, July 19, 2023 Wednesday, September 13, 2023
2023 - Session 2 - Online Classes Wednesday, October 11, 2023 Wednesday, December 6, 2023
2024 - Session 1 - Online Classes Wednesday, January 17, 2024 Wednesday, March 13, 2024
2024 - Session 2 - Online Classes Wednesday, March 27, 2024 Wednesday, May 22, 2024
2024 - Session 3 - Online Classes Wednesday, May 29, 2024 Wednesday, July 24, 2024
2024 - Session 4 - Online Classes Wednesday, September 11, 2024 Wednesday, November 6, 2024

Student Support

Programme Management

The programme management team is responsible for the management of the course. If you would like further information or would like clarification on this programme please contact:

Mr. Matthew Christian
Programme Manager
Phone: (868) 720-2939

E-mail: certifications@ctscollege.com

Additional Information


Students are required to complete several projects and a practical exam upon completion of the course. Students will be awarded a certificate of completion.


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


Candidates are required to complete the Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator programme or attained a similar level of expertise.

Candidates must have a 16GB flash drive to save class projects, etc.


The cost of the programme is TTD $1,500.

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