Beginner Level Photoshop CS5 Course in Cape Town
2KO International offers Photoshop CS5 training courses in Cape Town, South Africa for all levels. Adobe Photoshop CS4 and Photoshop CS6 also available. Expert Adobe Photoshop training courses on Adobe Photoshop in Cape Town. 2KO presents Adobe courses in Cape Town by means of full time instructor-led training; as well as internet-accessible online training, which are aimed at International IT Certification exams. 2KO Africa offers IT consulting, technical IT services and top-of-the-range IT training on multiple platforms. Our best-of-breed computer courses are presented as instructor led classes or as online internet-based elearning, enabling 2KO students the opportunity to study courses online world-wide, to ensure students have access to the best training possible.
Adobe Photoshop CS5: Level 1 is intended for a diverse audience including, but not limited to, computer-savvy professionals who want to create and enhance graphics for marketing materials, newsletters, blogs, and websites; photographers who want to work with and prepare photos for print or web; students with an interest in graphic design or those with novice design skills; and professionals who want to learn and use Photoshop CS5 as a complement to other CS5 programs, such as Illustrator. The course covers the Adobe Visual Communication using Photoshop CS5 objectives, and is intended to help prepare students to take the Adobe Certified Associate exam. .
You will understand and use the various elements in the Photoshop CS5 interface so as to efficiently work with the software. You will use the different tools in Photoshop for selecting parts of images and identify the need for having layers in a Photoshop document. You will also organize the different components of the design as layers. With the layered Photoshop document thus created, you will apply layer effects and other special effects in order to enhance the appearance of the design. Once the design is finalized, you will save images in both print and web formats.
Before taking this course, students should be familiar with the basic functions of their computer's operating system such as creating folders, launching programs, and working with windows. Students should also have basic Windows application skills, such as copying and pasting objects, formatting text, saving files, and so on.
At Course Completion:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
Initiate a project.
Explore the Adobe Photoshop CS5 environment.
Determine the resolution and graphic type.
Work with selections.
Work with multiple layers.
Enhance images with paint and filters.
Identify the characteristics of various image modes and colour adjustment options.
Save images for web and print.
Module 1: Initiating a Project
Plan a Project
Identify Copyright and Citation Requirements
Module 2: Exploring the Adobe Photoshop CS5 Environment
Explore the Photoshop Interface
Customize the Workspace
Explore Adobe Bridge
Module 3: Determining Graphic Type and Resolution
Differentiate Between Raster and Vector Graphics
Understand Image Resolution
Module 4: Working with Selections
Create a Selection
Save a Selection
Modify a Selection
Apply Colour to a Selection
Module 5: Working with Layers
Work with Type Layers
Undo Previous Steps
Module 6: Enhancing Images with Paint and Filters
Paint on an Image
Apply Filter Effects
Module 7: Exploring Image Modes and Colour Adjustments
Explore Grayscale and Bitmap Modes
Apply Colour Adjustments
Module 8: Saving Images for Web and Print
Save Images for Print
Save Images for the Web
Save Images as PDF