In-depth & practical online lessons in Adobe Photoshop.
Worked as a photographer for over 10 years. Specializes in photo editing in Adobe Photoshop. Graduated from an art school in Russia. Graduated from a photography school in Tallinn, studied with Aleksandr Gorodenkov.
About the course
Our teaching methodology takes into account the student's capabilities: the speed of information perception, age, experience with a computer and the technical characteristics of the equipment that he has.
This Adobe Photoshop course is suitable for all ages. Unemployed and retired people can also take Photoshop courses at a discounted price and free of charge from the Estonian Unemployment Insurance Fund.
A prerequisite for obtaining a diploma in Adobe Photoshop is to attend at least 80% of the entire course and hand over the final work. Otherwise, the student's suspension from this course and the loss of money.
Prepayment (100%) for this course is made no later than a week before the start. In the event that a person has paid and for some reason cannot attend the course, the amount paid is not refundable.
This program is developed from many years of teaching experience and includes all the most necessary theoretical and practical knowledge for a graphic designer career.
Courses are held Online.
1. Introduction to Photoshop
What is photoshop and how can it benefit me? This lesson will get you familiar with the image editing powerhouse that is Photoshop. Discover and navigate the many editing options with a hands-on demonstration of the Photoshop Interface.
2. Customising Photoshop
The workspace is the life of Photoshop, it contains all the necessary tools and menus to help you find a workflow that matches your current skillset. In this lesson, we will not only discuss the tools available for your editing but will create a custom workspace to help you enhance, edit and create more productively.
3. Enhancing Images with Adjustments
This is an exploration of the core adjustment options offered by Photoshop and will give you an insight into how each one works, and when and where to apply them. A firm understanding of how these strong adjustments work, will allow you to enhance your images and give them a new creative edge as well as creating some truly unique artwork!
4. Layer Types & Masking
Lesson 4 introduces you to one of the most important functions in Photoshop, Layers. Layers allow you to enhance images in a non-destructive and continuously re-editable manner. We look at the basic principles and concepts of using layers and will discuss all the different type of layers photoshop offers. We will also discuss masks, how they impact your image and their power within this editing software.
5. The Power of Selection Tools
Before we proceed to create amazing composites, we must first understand how selections can be used to edit our images. Using our selection tools enables us to create changes to specific parts of our images. Combine all the information we have learned so far, with the variety of selection tools available and we are one step closer to making pictures perfect.
6. Creating an Image Composite
Photoshop is renowned for its ability to put multiple images together, cut someone or something out of a background and drop them in another picture, or simply remove an unwanted object seamlessly. To begin to develop these hugely creative and practical skills, you need to understand both image layers and selections. Lesson 6 will demonstrate how you can create your very own creative composite, a piece of artwork to be proud of.
7. The Art of Image Re-Touching
As a photographer, retouching an image is an essential skill to have. Photoshop’s highly sophisticated retouching tools allow us to remove unwanted skin blemishes as well as eliminate any distracting dust or scratches that might be visible on our photographs. Among showing the powerful healing tools found in photoshop, Lesson 7 also illustrates the artful practice of restoring an old damaged photograph and shows you how to bring it back to its former glory.
8. Photoshop Successfully (Learning Outcomes)
Photoshop offers a lot of different opportunities for the career focused individual to the keen hobbyist. It is used in all most every job, some of you may not have even realised, and it also offers a lot of personal benefits. Lesson 8 will set you on the right path and will help you understand what your next step with Photoshop can be. If you are looking for a career, freelance work or even just a personal hobby, this lesson will fill you with the knowledge and ideas to push you to the next stage with Photoshop.
During the lesson, the program records what is happening on a computer screen, and throughout the course, this recording is available to students with private access on the Youtube channel AGold Media Company.
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