Wednesdays - Apr 4 - May 23 6:45pm - 8:45pm
A look at the techniques used in the manipulation of images in the digital medium using the program Photoshop Elements. Topics covered include: The Organizer and workspace overview, resolution, image size, & cropping, density & colour correction, photo retouching, photo montage, digital filters and using type. Emphasis will be put on understanding the basic techniques to improve and manipulate your images to bring out their best.
If you have a laptop with Photoshop Elements installed, you are welcome to bring it to the course as no computers are supplied in the classroom. Handout material will be provided to summarize each class.
Cost: $198.00 plus HST
Week 1 An introduction to the program interface.
An overview of the working space and layout of the program.
Week 2 Resolution/Image size.
How image size and resolution are related to image quality and file formats.
The relationship between pixels and image size.
Week 3 Using the Selection tools.
How selection tools are used to work on parts of an image.
Week 4 Density and Colour correction.
How to correct density and colour on any image.
Density correction using levels, brightness & contrast.
Colour corrections, hue & saturation and variations.
Week 5 Photo Retouching.
How to fix and restore images that have problems.
Week 6 Photo Montage.
Combining two or more images.
Week 7 Effects filters.
Using digital filters to enhance your images.
Week 8 Using Type.
How to incorporate type with your photographs.
Please Contact us to book your place in this very popular course!