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Adobe Photoshop Bootcamp

edit photos, create graphics for web/print/video

Learn Adobe Photoshop™.

In this class, you’ll learn to use Photoshop to retouch and color correct photos, combine images, prepare graphics for web/print/video, and much more! You’ll get started with the basics and then move on to more intermediate features.

Throughout this course, you’ll work on a wide variety of projects. You will adjust color and contrast, remove unwanted elements from photos, make selections to work with specific parts of an image, take part of one photo and put it into another, as well as save images in the proper file formats. You’ll learn about layers, masks, paths, filters, type, and more.

What you will learn at a glance
Kshs 65,600 8 weeks
  • Learn to retouch photos & create graphics
  • Improve your images by adjusting color, brightness, & contrast
  • Use selections to work with a specific part of an image
  • Prepare images for use on the web, videos, or in print
  • Make updates easier by using adjustment layers
  • Remove backgrounds using layer masks & clipping paths
  • Sharpen photos
  • Create visual effects with filters, shadows, bevels, blend modes, and much more

Frequently Asked
Questions.

Who is the target audience for this course?

Prospective Professional Content Creators

Does this course require any prior knowledge or experience?

Students must be comfortable using a computer. No other prior knowledge is required. 

Do I need to bring anything to the class?

No. We provide computers (Mac or PC) with relevant software installed.

Do you offer payment plans or student financing for this course?

This course does not qualify for payments plans or student financing.  Students with disability are however eligible for a subsidised fee structure. Please call our admissions office to discuss your specific financial need.

Can I take this course online (remote learning)?

This course requires in-person attendance. Students in the diaspora are eligible for e-learning. Please call our admissions office to discuss your specific attendance need.

Course Syllabus

Section 1
  • Zooming
  • Scrolling
  • Getting around
  • Tools
  • Copying & pasting
  • Spot Healing Brush
  • Healing Brush
  • Clone Stamp
  • Content-Aware Fill
  • Spot Healing Brush
  • Healing Brush
  • Clone Stamp
  • Content-Aware Fill
  • Adding Type
  • Smart Objects
  • Importing Vector Graphics (Such as Logos)
  • Type Anti-Aliasing
Section 2
  • The Magic Wand tool
  • Image compositing
  • Creating adjustment layers for color correction
  • Adjusting color balance
  • Adjusting brightness/contrast
  • Color correction with a Levels adjustment layer
  • Setting white, black, & gray points
  • Viewing/setting image size
  • Resampling pros & cons
  • Saving as PSD
  • Saving as TIFF
  • Resizing images for the web
  • Reducing image size with resampling
  • Setting JPEG quality
Section 3
  • Comparing GIF & PNG
  • Transparency on the web
  • Adding effects to layers
  • Drop shadows

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  • More drop shadow practice
  • More practice adding effects to layers
  • Using Transform to create a 3D effect
  • Setting a layer’s opacity
  • Feathering layers
  • More practice with layer effects
  • Layer opacity vs. fill
  • Navigation
  • Renaming files
  • Deleting files
  • Rotating images

Course Syllabus

Section 4
  • Working with patterns
  • The Offset filter
  • Deleting old patterns
  • The Gradient tool
  • More pattern practice
  • Blending modes
  • Color correction with a Curves adjustment layer
  • More practice setting white, black, & gray points
  • Working with midpoints
Section 5
  • The Smart Sharpen filter
  • Sharpening hi-res photos for print
  • Masking a photo with type
  • Clipping masks
  • The Pen tool
  • Creating paths of Bézier curves
  • Clipping paths
  • More Pen tool practice
  • Importing a silhouette into InDesign
  • The Magnetic Lasso tool
  • More practice with layer masks
  • The Refine Edge dialog
  • Color Fill layers
Section 6
  • The Motion & Spin Blur effects
  • Copying layers
  • Loading selections
  • Working with guides
  • More practice with adjustment layers
  • Layer styles
  • More practice with blending modes
  • More practice with Smart Objects
  • More practice with Free Transform
  • More layer groups
  • More practice adjusting curves
  • The Bevel & Emboss effect
  • Importing text into Photoshop
  • More gradient practice
  • More fill opacity
  • More practice with custom shapes
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