Weekend Graphic Design 2 Days Workshop
April 18 @ 10:00 AM - April 19 @ 4:00 PM680MRY
Weekend Graphic Design Workshop ( Saturday & Sunday )
Day 1 – Graphic Design Adobe Photoshop Hands-On
Introduction to the Photoshop environment.
Customize the Photoshop Workspace with presets.
Working with image Files
Opening, closing and saving images. Creating new files. File formats and which ones to use.
Making and working with selections
Marquee tools. Lasso tools. Quick Selection and Magic Wand tool. Options palette. Refine Edges Feature.
Cropping an Image and Erasing with a Selection. Quick Mask. Saving a selection. Correcting, editing and
Painting and Retouching Images
Brushes and how to use them. Using the Analysis Tools. Retouch an image. Clone Stamp tools. Patching tools.
Create a Gradient. Create a Pattern.
Enhancing an Image
Using and learning the Filters. New Filters and Adjustments in Photoshop CC. Using Adjustments.
Working with Layers
How layers work and things to be aware of. Create and Use Layers. Use and save Layer Styles. Work with Multiple
Layers. Layer masks. Vector Layers and Search function.
Correcting Digital Photographs
Special Filters and Adjustments to help with correcting. Getting around tricky problems with images.
The type of tools and what you can do with them. Formatting your text. Things to be aware of.
Five simple steps to better Typography Design:
The kind of typography I’m talking about is not your typical “What font should I use” typography
but rather your “knowing your hanging punctuation from your em-dash” typography.”
Day 2 – Graphic Design Adobe Illustrator Hands On
Introduction to the Illustrator environment, Customise the Illustrator Workspace with presets.
Working with les
Opening, closing and saving les, Creating new les, Using Templates, File formats and which ones to use.
Creating shapes, The pen tool, Creating and amending paths, Splitting paths, manipulating anchor points,
Pencil, Eraser, Smooth and Brush, Using the LiveTrace tool to convert Bitmaps to vectors, Adding and deleting
Colors and lls, Fills and strokes on objects and path process, Pantone and Registration colour, Gradients,
patterns, Applying gradient transparency, Livepaint, and objects; Live Colour.
Brushes Calligraphic, art, scatter & pattern brushes,Editing existing and creating new brushes, Scribble Effect;
using the brush libraries.
Basic typography; the type tool; type on and in a path; type as outlines, Character and paragraph styles, Linking
text boxes and using circular text; text wrap around objects, Typographic control including kerning, indents
and baseline shift, New Touch Type controls.
Layering and ordering items
Send to back/Bring to front, Group/Ungroup and group selections, Working in Group Isolation Mode, Cut/-
copy/paste & paste in front/ behind, Working with Rulers, Guides and Smart Guides, Getting the best from
Layers, Using multiple artboards, Editing the artboard size, Positioning elements, Aligning and distributing
artwork, Using layers effectively.
Modications and special effects
Transformations including blending shapes and the Gradient Mesh tool, Pathnder panel, and compound paths,
Using the Shape Builder tool, Effects, graphic styles, and masks.