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Photoshop for Designers (Intermediate) - 3 Days

Tuesday 12th – Thursday 14th April 2011

The course runs 10am – 4pm over three days with an hour lunch break (six 2.5 hour sessions). Lunch is available from our stylish on-site Café@FTM or from nearby cafés and pubs.

This intermediate level course will suit designers who have a basic working knowledge of Photoshop and who wish to gain further skills and confidence in using the software. The course will give you the skills to produce complex designs and presentational material. 

The course is run at the FTM in a brand-new purpose built learning centre equipped with the latest software and facilities, and tuition is in small groups with a focus on your particular learning requirements.

The course includes the following main topics:

  • How to modify and enhance images, photographs and illustrations
  • Full understanding of the layers palette
  • Create presentational material to a professional standard

Course fee and discounts

The standard course fee is £120
£20 discount for 2 courses - book/pay for 2 courses for £220
£60 discount for 3 courses - book/pay for 3 courses for £300

We regret that no other concessions are available

Bookings

To book your course email info@ftmlondon.org or phone 020 7407 8664

Full course outline

Session 1 – Retouching Photographs
Refreshing skills
Healing Brush and Clone Stamp Tool
Layer Blending Modes
Blur Filters and the Blur Tool
Image Adjustments
Combining selection tools

Session 2 – Transforming Images
Cropping Images
Working with perspective
Distort and Skew images
Filter gallery
Image Adjustments
Selection methods

Session 3 – Draping Photographs with Fabrics
Adjustment layers and layer masks
Pattern Fills
Creating Colour and Fabric swatches
Alignment and Distribution of Layers
Layer Blending Modes
Creating layer Groups

Session 4 – Understanding and Applying Layer Masks
Applying and editing Layer Masks
Filling illustrations with fabrics
Transforming and editing fabric fills
Image Adjustment layers
Presenting designs
File formats

Session 5 – Creating a Photo Montage
Layering Images
Cutting, moving and transforming layers
Filter gallery
Applying Layer Styles
Application of Text
Guidelines, Rulers and Smart guides

Session 6 – Look Book Presentation
Culmination of all topics covered
Working on your own designs
Printing and presenting work
Reviewing Achievement on the courses
Your certificate
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