3 Photoshop CS2 courses offered.


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ianslide

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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.
 

ianslide

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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
 

ianslide

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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
 

ianslide

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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
 

azul123

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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
 

ianslide

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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.
 

ianslide

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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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