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    Talking 3 Photoshop CS2 courses offered.

    Hihi everyone,

    My partner and I are planning to start a course on Photoshop for everyone. If you are a graphic/web designer, digital artist or a photographer, with little or no working knowledge of Photoshop, or even if you are already familiar with Photoshop, from the 3 different courses to choose from, there is def. one course meant for you.


    Some background info of both facilitaotr
    Both Art Director in advertising industry, received their formal training in arts, grahic design and multimedia from Nayang Academy of Fine Arts. Been using Photoshop on a daily basis for the past 9 years and works with numerous photographers like geoff ang, leslie kee, mark law, wee khim...etc... for their fashion advertising campaigns.

    Time: Weekdays 7pm to 10pm

    Venue: International Plaza
    Venue and time is subjected to the availability of classrooms, and may change.

    Capacity of training room: min. 8 and max. 20.
    Desktop Computers will be provided. All PC based.

    Payment
    A deposit of $40 is required to secure a place in the course. The remaining amount will be collected at the first lesson. The payment method for the deposit will be provided upon registration.

    Registration
    Please register at ame@decalbandit.com, providing your name, email address and contact no. and which course you are signing up for. Thanks.

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    Default [B]Course A: Basic Adobe Photoshop CS2[/B]

    Course A: Basic Adobe Photoshop CS2

    Pre-requisites: Anyone who wants to start learning photoshop
    Duration: 2 sessions x 3 hrs
    Introductory price: $100 per student
    Dates: 13 Nov (Mon) & 14 Nov (Tue) 2006 7pm to 10pm

    Course outline:

    1) Knowing Photoshop
    About the Work Area
    Quick Tour of Tools
    Using Tool Options Bar
    Using Palettes
    Customizing the Work Area

    2) Selections
    About Selection
    Magic Wand Tool
    Understanding Layers
    Lasso Tools
    Cropping Image
    Flattening
    Rotate Images

    3) Vector Drawing
    The Pen Tool
    Selection to Path & Path to Selection
    Draw and Edit Layer Shapes
    Layer Styles

    4) Painting
    Foreground and Background Color
    The Eye-dropper Tool
    The Color Palette
    The Swatches Palette
    The Drawing and Painting Tools

    5) Photography Effect
    Lens Blur Filter
    Smudge and Focus Tools
    Toning Tools
    Clone Stamp Tool
    Healing Brush Tool & Patch Tool
    Spot-Healing Brush
    The Liquify Command
    Image Warp

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    Default Re: 3 Photoshop CS2 courses offered.

    I am a user of Photoshop Element 5 do you conduct courses for Element thanks

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    Default [B]Course B: Advanced Adobe Photoshop CS2[/B]

    Course B: Advanced Adobe Photoshop CS2

    Pre-requisites: Has experience using Photoshop and who needs to extend his/her knowledge of this powerful programme. participants are advised to have completed a basic course in Photoshop.
    Duration: 2 sessions x 3 hrs
    Introductory price: $120 per student
    Dates: 16 Nov (Thur) & 17 Nov (Fri) 2006 7pm to 10pm

    Course outline:

    1) Managing Your System
    Guidelines to improve performance
    Working efficiently with Adobe Photoshop CS2
    Understanding the preferences settings

    2) Advanced Selection Techniques
    Fine-tuning selection with quick masking
    Using channels to create alpha channels
    Saving a selection as a mask
    Extracting objects using extract tool

    3) Using Channels, Layers And Masks
    Creating interesting collage with layer masks
    Understanding colour channels
    Understanding alpha channels
    Applying channel operations
    Creating advanced effects with channel operation
    Using layers to create clipping mask

    4) Colour-Correction And Adjustment
    Understanding the different colour modes
    Putting Levels to work
    Identifying areas of tonal range that may need correcting by viewing a Histogram
    Using Image Adjustments to change tonal range of image
    Correcting exposure with Shadow/ Highlight command
    Correcting out-of-gamut colours
    Correcting colours using Auto Color command
    Instantly matching colour schemes of one image to another
    Using adjustment layers to provide non-destructive editing to images

    5) Tips And Tricks
    Learn powerful shortcuts in Photoshop CS2

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    Default Course C: Adobe Photoshop CS2 for Digital Photographers

    Course C: Adobe Photoshop CS2 for Digital Photographers

    This course is designed for everyone, photographer in particular, who wants to use advanced features in correcting and enhancing digital photos.

    Pre-requisites: Familar with using a digital camera and able to download digital photographs to the computer.
    Duration: 3 sessions x 3 hrs
    Introductory price: $150 per student
    Dates: 20 Nov (Mon), 21 Nov (Tue) & 22 Nov (Wed) 2006 7pm to 10pm

    Course outline:

    1) Setting up and general
    Memory, Image Cache and Scratch Disk
    Units & rulers, History
    Organising & Saving a workspace

    2) Colour Settings
    Monitor calibration
    Preferences for RGB
    CMYK, Greyscale & Duotone images

    3) Cropping Images
    Rotate, Crop, Trim
    Crop and straighten
    Canvas size

    4) Adjustments
    Viewing and working with Histograms Levels and Curves, Colurs Balance, Shadow and Highlight, Match Color, Channel mixer.

    5) Retouching
    Understanding the colour picker
    Brush options and blending modes
    Clone stamp, Healing Brush, Patch Tool
    Dodge & Burn, Colour replacement tool
    Using layer techniques for retouching

    6) Saving Images
    File types - PSD, TIFF, PDF, EPS, PNG, JPEG & GIF
    Save For Web Option - File compression

    7) Resolution - resizing and resampling
    Image resolution & pixel dimensions

    8) Selections
    Selection tools - marquee, lasso, magic wand & Colour Range
    Modifying and transforming selections - Working with Quick mask
    Working with Alpha Channels
    Anti aliasing and Feathering

    9) Paths
    Overview of the Paths palette
    Working with the Pen tool - understanding Bezier curves
    Clipping Paths and editing vector shapes

    10) Layers
    Working with layers
    Merging and flattening
    Blending options & modes
    Creating and Modifying Styles
    Photo filter adjustment layers
    Compositing images through layer masks

    11) Filters
    Blur, Sharpen, Noise, Dust and Scratches
    Extract, Liquify, Filter Gallery, Lens Blur

    12) Tips and Tricks
    Learn powerful shortscuts
    Contact Sheet

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    Default Re: 3 Photoshop CS2 courses offered.

    Quote Originally Posted by mazdadan View Post
    I am a user of Photoshop Element 5 do you conduct courses for Element thanks
    Hi Mazdadan,
    Sorry, we don't have any Element 5 courses at the moment. Thanks for enquiring though.

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    Default Re: 3 Photoshop CS2 courses offered.

    Can show sample of your works say an image before and after PP, I am particularly interested in Human Portraitures and Landscapes.

    Also, interested to know if there are any make up sessions, sometimes I am required to travel at very little notice so if can make to session 1 and then misses session 2 & 3 how?

    Will there be softcopy of the lessons, methods, steps etc...

    More details please... thanks in advance.

    P.S. I am thinking of Course C

    ../azul123

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    Default Re: 3 Photoshop CS2 courses offered.

    Hi Everyone & Azul,

    Am really grateful with everyone flooding my mailbox with questions & enquiries.

    As im not eigible to post any images yet... here's a link to my simple online portfolio, http://www.coroflot.com/ianslide

    please click folder named "PHOTOSHOP SAMPLES" on the top right to see some test shoot that i've collabrated with friends. Will add more shortly. Thanks again and please do not hesitate to email ame@decalbandit.com.

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    Default Re: 3 Photoshop CS2 courses offered.

    Quote Originally Posted by azul123 View Post
    Can show sample of your works say an image before and after PP, I am particularly interested in Human Portraitures and Landscapes.

    Also, interested to know if there are any make up sessions, sometimes I am required to travel at very little notice so if can make to session 1 and then misses session 2 & 3 how?

    Will there be softcopy of the lessons, methods, steps etc...

    More details please... thanks in advance.

    P.S. I am thinking of Course C

    ../azul123

    Hi Azul, for the makeup lesson, we can try to arrange. If we couldn't get enough students for the makeup lesson, we will be able to do a 1 to 1 sessions just for you.

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