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                                                                               PHOTO MANIPULATION


INTRODUCTION

 

Introduction to Photoshop

Navigation

Menus and panels

Opening new and existing files

Saving files 

  

GETTING STARTED

 

Exploring the Toolbox

Exploring options bar

Exploring panel

Customizing the interface

Creating a new document

 

WORKING WITH IMAGES

 

Zooming & Panning an Image

Working with Multiple Images, Rulers, Guides & Grids

Undoing Steps with History

 

RESIZING AND CROPPING

 

Understanding Pixels & Resolution

The Image Size Command

Resizing for Print & Web

Cropping & Straightening an Image

Adjusting Canvas Size & Canvas Rotation

 

WORKING WITH BASIC SELECTIONS 

 

Selecting with the Elliptical Marquee Tool

Using the Magic Wand 

Introduction to Free Transform Tool

Selecting with the Regular & Polygonal Lasso Tools

Combining Selections

Using the Magnetic Lasso Tool

Using the Quick Selection Tool & Refine Edge

Modifying Selections

 

GETTING STARTED WITH LAYERS 

 

Understanding the Background Layer

Creating, Selecting & Deleting Layers

Locking & Merging Layers

Copying Layers & Layer Styles

Grouping Layers

Introduction to Blending Modes

Blending Modes, Opacity & Fill

 

GETTING STARTED WITH MASKS

 

Importance of working non-destructive 

Understanding layer masks

Understanding clipping masks

 

PAINTING IN PHOTOSHOP 

 

Using the Brush Tool

Working with Colors & Swatches

Creating & Using Gradients

 

PHOTO RETOUCHING

 

The Clone Stamp Tool

The Patch Tool & the Healing Brush Tool

The Spot Healing Brush Tool

Blur, sharpening and smudge tools

Dodge and burn Tools

 

VALUES AND COLOR CORRECTION

 

Adjust levels

Adjust values and colors using curves

Hue and saturation

Saturation vs vibrance

Color Balance adjustment layer

Black and White adjustment layer

Selective Color Adjustment layer

Gradient maps

Upon completing this course, the students will be able to:
• Use Photoshop with all it's features, and learn minimal to advanced editing techniques.
• Create visually stunning compositions by using photos from different reference sources and collating them in a cohesive and aesthetic manner.
• Identify different moods and themes, and visually express them in a photo-manipulated artwork.

Course Duration: 11 classes


Faculty: Renu Sharma

About Renu Sharma:Renu Sharma is a digital and traditional artist from Delhi. She has a love for all things fantasy, surreal and science fiction which deeply influence her art. Over the past 8 years, she has worked with countless international fantasy/sci-fi/paranormal authors to create visually striking book cover art and design. She is also a watercolor and acrylic painter who has done several art exhibitions across north India. Her work has been featured in magazines and newspapers such as Photoshop Projects and Suspense Magazine.


Students need to have photoshop cs5 or above & a graphic tablet
Note : Students should have a digital camera (compact of DSLR), preferably 8 MP or higher.

New Batch Dates

Batch Dates


Weekend Batch : to be announced

Timings: 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Weekdays Batch: 8th April 2019

Timings: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Rs.18,000 plus taxes as applicable


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