SKU: N/A
Photoshop Advanced

THE PROFESSIONAL EDITING TOUCH

Take your Photoshop skills to the next level with our advanced course. Learn how to expertly retouch photographs, mask with accuracy and create image composites. Work with image overlays, produce multi-layered images seamlessly and learn to use a Wacom Tablet.

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

Read More

R3,500.00

  • Clear selection
Share on

WHAT WILL BE COVERED IN THE COURSE?

Lesson 1 | Ethics and Aesthetics: An introduction to a philosophy of retouching

Image selection and RAW conversions:

  • How to select appropriate images
  • Initial adjustments in Camera RAW

Using a pen tablet:

  • advantages of the pen tablet
  • pen tablet controls
  • setting up brushes

Setting up layers:

  • creating check layers
  • understanding clipping masks
  • understanding groups
  • understanding blend modes
  • using blank layers and non-destructive editing

Primary retouching tools:

  • cloning, spotting, healing, patching

Lesson 2 | Resolution and output

Skin selections and masks:

  • advanced selections
  • refining selections
  • saving selections
  • creating masks

Colour and Tone Adjustments:

  • analysing and adjusting skin tone
  • analysing and adjusting skin colour
  • skin painting
  • make-up adjustments

Frequency Separations

  • step-by-step frequency separations
  • advantages and disadvantages of separations
  • working the detail
  • working the shapes and contours

Lesson 3 | Setting up dodge & burn layers

  • different techniques
  • advantages and disadvantages
  • combatting saturation shifts

Contouring using dodge & burn

Detail work using dodge & burn

Liquefy and Transform

Sharpening

Lesson 4 | Putting it all together

Workflow from RAW to final product

Skin Focus

  • problem solving the specifics of skin

Hair Focus

  • problem solving the specifics of hair

Lesson 5 | Full work-through of an image

  • applying lessons
  • master saves
  • colour grading
  • final contrast adjustments
  • final skin tone and colour
  • final sharpening
  • x-factor

YOU SHOULD ENROL IF:

  • You would like to hone your photoshop skills toward the professional realm
  • You would learn step by step how to perform professional photofinishing techniques on your photographs
  • You are wanting to learn how to use a pen tablet efficiently and effectively.

WHAT YOU WILL NEED:

  • Basic stationary i.e. notepad/book, pens, highlighter etc.
  • Required Skills:This is an advanced course and the student should have the following skills
    • Familiarity with the Photoshop interface
    • Familiarity with file formats
    • Familiarity with histograms
    • Knowledge of layers, blend modes, selections and masks
    • Knowledge of adjustment layers

    In addition, the student needs a good eye for detail. Drawing or painting skills would be of benefit, as would experience of studio lighting. There will be homework assignments that must be completed in order to keep up. The student must have their own computer and Photoshop at home to practice on, and be willing to dedicate several hours between classes. A pen tablet is highly recommended.

 

There are no reviews yet.

Only logged in customers who have purchased this product may leave a review.

×