ADOBE PHOTOSHOP COURSES DURBAN

Photoshop Courses Durban :Learn how to harness the power of Adobe Photoshop to create stunning artwork, retouch photographs, design graphics for websites and so much more!  This course will take you from beginner to advanced level. You will learn the best practices such as working non-destructively, appropriate resolutions and colour modes. By the end of the course you will be able to create and manipulate pixel based images for graphic design. You will also learn how to retouch and edit photos for a variety of uses from print to web. Photoshop training is available on : mornings, afternoons, evenings and on Saturdays

Pixel Craft’s Photoshop Courses Durban are Adobe authorised and certified!

PHOTOSHOP COURSE OUTLINE

overview of the course topics

  • 01. DIGITAL IMAGE THEORY
    Learn all about pixels, resolution, colour modes and other key concepts of digital images.
  • 02. INTRO TO PHOTOSHOP
    Get to grips with basics of photoshop, from selecting tools to customising Photoshop for specific uses.
  • 03. DOCUMENTS
    The essentials of creating, opening, saving, modifying, orientating and exporting of documents.
  • 04. NAVIGATION
    To do detailed work you have to get close to the pixels - this is where zooming in /out and panning is used.
  • 05. INTRO TO LAYERS
    Layers are the building blocks of any photoshop document. As such knowing how to work with them is essential.
  • 06. TRANSFORMING LAYERS
    Transforming layers means manipulating them into any size, shape and colour we desire.
  • 07. WORKING WITH TEXT
    In this topic we learn how to create and format text to ensure that we get the correct message across.
  • 08. MASKING
    Masking allows us to hide and show pixels of a layer, as well as seamlessly blend layers together.
  • 09. CREATING SELECTIONS
    This topic deals with selections which allow us to isolate areas of the image we want to work on.
  • 10. THE PEN TOOL
    The Pen-Tool is the most important tool in design software. This topic helps you master it!
  • 11. ADVANCED SELECTIONS
    We take your knowledge of selections further by learning how to select hair, fur, grass and so on.
  • 12. INTRO TO RETOUCHING
    Learn how to paint out problem areas of an image with Photoshop's retouching and adjustment tools.
  • 13. PORTRAIT RETOUCHING
    We learn advanced retouching techniques to make skin, eyes, teeth and hair perfect.
  • 14. FILTERS AND EFFECTS
    This is what Photoshop is infamous for! We will learn how to best use the myriad of filters and effects.
  • 15. OUTPUT FOR WEB
    Learn how to output files optimally for use on web sites and social media using Photoshop's export functions,
  • 16. OUTPUT FOR PRINT
    Learn how to create print-ready images and PDF files for digital and offset printing.

Please note that course content are subject to change.

PHOTOSHOP COURSE MATERIALS

what’s included in the course

instructor led courses

LECTURES

Contact lectures led by certified instructors.

course manuals

MANUALS

Comprehensive course manuals

excerise files

EXERCISES FILES

Skill-building exercise files

software demos

DEMO SOFTWARE

Latest versions of the software for practice

video tutorials

VIDEO TUTORIALS

Video tutorials for certain modules

adobe certificate

CERTIFICATION

Adobe certification of completion

PHOTOSHOP COURSE SCHEDULE

Provisional dates for our photoshop courses in Durban

MORNINGS

9am -12

  • 13 August -30 August
  • 05 November - 09 November
  • 26 November - 30 November
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R 4 900

1 ON 1 / CUSTOM

1pm – 4pm

  • 20 August - 24 August*
  • 10 September - 14 September
  • 01 October - 05 October
  • 22 October - 26 October

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EVENINGS

5:30 – 7:30pm

  • 27 August - 06 September
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R 4 900

SATURDAYS

9am – 1pm

  • 01 September - 29 September
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R 4 900

Please note that course dates and prices are subject to change.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

common questions about this course

If you are interested in learning Photoshop then this will be the course for you. It is suited to beginners and self-thought users. 

  • Grade 11
  • Computer Literacy
  • Fluent in English
  • Interest in Art and Design

It is strongly advised for you to have a computer to practice on. We supply demo software for you to supplement your learning.

No – it is not a requirement. However drawing is a skill which you can learn, and will help you visualise your designs.

No. We start off with the basics and build up your knowledge and skills from there.

Yes. Every lecture builds on the ones before,and introduces new concepts.

If you are absent due to illness or other serious occurance we will endeavour to catch you up as best we can, and if time permits

Yes, this course has been carefully designed to teach you all the essentials you need to begin working in Photoshop.  It was developed from our years of working with, and training staff of design companies. This is focused training that will give you practical skills.

If you do Photoshop as part of our Graphic design programme then you will have to write a test. If it is cusotm training then no test is required.

  • Adobe Authorised Training Centre
  • Official Corel Training Provider
  • MictSeta Accredited Company

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