Creative Graphics Design and Outsourcing

About The Course Photoshop and Illustrator has been an indispensable image editing software application for many years, and Adobe Photoshop& Illustrator CS6 is the latest and greatest version. As an aspiring designer, you must familiarize yourself with image creation and editing using this software. In this course you will learn through hands-on training and demonstration from an Adobe Certified Instructor how to utilize the different tools and features available in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator CS6 to maximize your creative potential.  In addition to learning the key elements of the Photoshop and Illustrator interface, this class also covers new features, including precise cropping with multiple overlays, expanded content-aware toolkit with skin tone-aware selections and masking, three new blur effects, re-engineered design tools, adaptive Wide Angle adjustments, improved Camera Raw engine, improved auto corrections, Background Save and Auto-recovery, modernized user interface, intuitive video enhancements, simplified 3D interface, improved editing speed with real-time results, and more. Prerequisite: Who have the idea about computer system and basic Graphics Design? Project Oriented Course: One will practically learn all mentioned tools and techniques by completing a project through this practical training course (You can mention this if necessary) Learning Tool: Design skills and methods - drawing and sketching, printmaking, photography, typography, moving image and digital media; Creativity - learning to be open to new inspirations and techniques; Team working - collaborating on a range of creative projects with other graphic design students and those from other creative courses, e.g. film makers, fine artists, dancers, philosophers and writers; Time management; Analytical skills; Technical skills - you learn a variety of computer packages and skills such as illustration, printing and web design; Research skills; Capacity to work independently - in order to produce your own work and build your portfolio; Entrepreneurial skills - your portfolio has to be creative, imaginative and commercial.

Adobe Photoshop CS6

  • Essentials
    • The Photoshop Screen
    • Getting to know the Tools & Palettes
    • Using guides, grids and rulers
    • Navigation and Zoom shortcuts
  •  Selections
    • Why use Selections?
    • Creating selections using Marquee tools
    • The Lasso tools
    • The Magic Wand and Quick Selection tools
    • Adding or Deleting from selections
    • Saving and Loading selections
    • Controlling Tonal Values
    • Creating Toned and Tinted Images
    • Selecting by colour range
    • Feathering selections
    • Quick Mask mode
  • Correcting an Image
    • Using the Histogram palette
    • Fixing color with variations
    • Using Levels and Curves to fix tone & contrast
    • Color balance and variations
    • Hue and saturation controls
    • The Vibrance command
  • Re-Touching Techniques
    • Custom colors
    • Dodge and burn tools
    • Crop and rotate artwork
    • Sharpen and Blur filters
    • Focus tools
    • The Clone & Heal tools
    • The Healing Brush tools
    • The Color Replace tool
    • Red eye reduction
    • Digital darkroom techniques
    • Creating and editing gradients
  • Filters, Painting and Drawing
    • Using Filters and Plug-ins
    • Using the Unsharp Mask
    • Cloning Images
    • Using the Burn/Dodge/Sponge Tool
    • Mixing and applying paint and fill colors
    • Print and web safe colors
    • Using the Airbrush, Pencil, Paintbrush and Eyedropper tools
    • Using the Paint Bucket tool
    • Drawing shapes
    • Creating vector shape layers
    • Polygon, line and custom shape tools
    • The add, subtract, intersect commands
    • Editing vector shapes using the pen tools
    • Adding color fills, gradients and patterns
  • Working with Layers
    • Creating and Viewing multiple Layers
    • Moving, scaling and rotating layers
    • Linking & aligning Layers
    • Merging, Flattening and Saving Layers
    • Locking and protecting layers
    • Layer groups
    • Applying and editing type
    • Rasterizing shape and text layers
    • Saving and flattening layered files
  • Merging layers
    • Applying transparency
    • Basic layer blending modes
    • Text layers
    • Adjustment layers
    • Special effects
  • Drop shadows, glows and embossing
    • Layer masks
  • Working with Text
    • New Features
    • Creating a Text Layer
    • Text Paragraphs
    • Adding Text Effects
    • Painting Text
    • Text anti-aliasing
  • Special Effects
    • Using Photoshop filters
    • Working with the Filter Gallery
    • Fading the effects of filters
  • Saving Files
    • File formats
    • Choosing the right color mode
    • Adjusting resolution and image size
    • Cropping or enlarging the canvas
  • Printing and Optimizing Documents
    • Color modes, resolution & image size
    • Printing from Photoshop
    • Printing from other applications
    • The Save for web command
    • Creating transparent GIF files

Adobe Illustrator

  • Introduction to Illustrator
    • Evaluate Graphics Scalability
    • Navigate, View, and Measure Graphics
    • Customize the User Interface
  • Creating Documents Containing Basic Shapes
    • Create Documents
    • Save Documents
    • Draw Basic Shapes
  • Creating Graphics Containing Customized Paths
    • Draw Paths
    • Modify Paths
  • Creating Graphics Containing Customized Text
    • Insert Text
    • Flow Text Along a Path
    • Insert Bounded Text
    • Thread Text
    • Apply Text Styles
    • Insert Typographical Characters
  • Customizing Objects
    • Import and Link Graphics
    • Alter the Appearance of Objects
  • Customizing Basic Shapes
    • Apply Strokes
    • Fill Shapes
    • Apply Gradients
    • Apply Graphic Styles
    • Distort Text with Text Envelopes
  • Preparing Documents for Deployment
    • Update Text
    • Wrap Text
    • Hyphenate Text
    • Optimize Content for Print
    • Optimize Content for the Web
    • Optimize Content for PDF Documents