Graphics Design w/ Video editng - Syllabus

Adobe Photoshop:

  • Photoshop Interface, Customizing Interface as per the requirement of the designer, saving interface
  • Introduction to Photoshop
  • Difference between web and print media
  • Concept of resolution for print and web
  • Image type used for web like JPG, GIF, PNG and for print like TIFF, EPS, PDF
  • Image resizing techniques and optimizing images
  • Selection tools
  • Brushes, loading brushes, saving brushes, creating brushes
  • color correction, retouching
  • enhancing brightness, shadows, midtones
  • rectangle, ellipse tools to design interface for both web and press
  • concept of layers, locking layers
  • blending options
  • working with gradients
  • using pen tool to trace shapes, creating logos, custom shapes
  • using pen tool to extract selected portion from an image
  • using custom shapes, loading shapes, modifying existing shapes
  • concept of clipping mask
  • using filters

 

Adobe illustrator:

  • knowing the interface of Illustrator
  • using selection tools and learning group selection, lasso selection, magic wand selection
  • introduction to pen tool
  • use pen tool to add and remove anchor points, joining anchor points
  • concept of layers, organizing layers, grouping layers, selecting layers, duplicating layers, merging layers
  • using strokes, converting strokes size, dashed stroke, removing strokes, joining strokes
  • using text tool also popularly known as type tool, vertical type tool, path type, area type tool
  • using font attributes and formatting paragraphs, transforming text 
  • using shape object like rectangle tool, polygon tool, star tool, rounded rectangle tool
  • transforming a shape using different techniques like rotate, scale, reflect, twist, sheer, reshape, reposition etc
  • learning how to align and distribute objects evenly

 

 

 

  • using different line tools
  • using clipping path and mask
  • applying color using color picker tool, color swatches, color palettes
  • learn the use of pencil tool, eraser tool
  • using brush tool, load and save brushes
  • learn the use of gradient
  • concept of transparency and masking
  • learn envelope and its options, using mesh, text distortions
  • using guides and rulers while creating an illustration
  • using scissor tool and knife tool while designing an illustration
  • using pathfinder and liquify tool
  • learning the use of appearance and styles
  • using filters
  • use blend tool and learn blending multiple objects
  • display chart and graphs 
  • knowing different image formats and learn how to save images for web
  • learn to use slice tool to generate images for web
  • using different symbol tools
  • integrating with Photoshop images
  • using auto trace feature

 

Video Editing:

 

  • Introduction to Adobe Premier Pro
  • Project and composition
  • Working with video footage
  • Editing tools and Techniques
  • Audio editing 
  • Maintaining Video clips speed
  • Basic color correction 
  • Working with green screen video
  • Text Shapes and Titles