This two-day course teaches the tools necessary to create beautiful and functional graphics, retouch images and create impressions such as a thesis cover. There are two kinds of graphics; those based on pixels, such as the main output from Photoshop and vectors, such as the main output from Illustrator. The latter can be used at any size retaining their quality, which is obviously a great thing in today's world. This course provides the skills to design both kinds of graphics.
In this course, you will acquire the skills for designing vector graphics and retouching pixel images. You will thus learn how to use Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. The course provides into depth explanation of the workspace of both programs and all necessary tools needed to design. Step-by-step exercises will be provided so that you can practice several techniques.
The following topics will be covered:
We recommend this course to PhD candidates with no previous knowledge in Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator. This course will providing them with the basic skills of designing vector graphics and retouch images.