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Professional Graphics Design for Freelancing

Professional Graphics Design for Freelancing ( Batch No : 1 )


Course description: This course develops the skills involved in Graphics design, the course covers the major fundamentals of design as Photo editing and Manipulation, typography, logo design and website layout design theory. Applicant will solve visual design and layout problems for various media requirements. 

After Completing:

Trainee will be able to
¬    Retouch & Edit photo using Photoshop & Illustrator
¬    Image manipulation using Photoshop
¬    Design Logo, Banner, Brochure & Business Card using Photoshop & Illustrator
¬    Create a complete Web template Using Photoshop and HTML
¬    Able to work on Marketplace as Upwork, Fiverr.

 

Day-1

Introduction to Graphic Design and different tools of Photoshop

  1. Introducing with Graphic Design
  2. Different design tools: Photoshop

 

Day-2

 

Basic knowledge of layer & mask (Photoshop)

 

  1. Understanding what is layer
  2. Changing opacity & Fill Opacity of a layer
  3. Changing the stacking order/ Arrange
  4. Turning the visibility of layers on and off
  5. Deleting /Duplicating /Aligning /Group Layer
  6. Layer Mask and Clipping Mask
  7. Layer Lock/Lock Transparent Pixel
  8. Blending Option
  9. Clipping Mask
  10. Filter – Type, Object etc.

 

Day-3

 

Adding and transforming images (Photoshop)

 

  1. How to add an image to a blank canvas.
  2. The transform tool - Ctrl + T - Free Transform
  3. Understanding the importance of modifiers.
  4. Keys in every tool: Shift, Alt, and Control.
  5. Multiple Undo’s with The History Panel.
  6. An Introduction to the Rectangular Marquee Tool, fixed size, move when creating selection, make center using Alt Key.
  7. Elliptical Rectangular Marquee Tool
  8. Using Marquee to remove and fill color, Copy Area.
  9. Marquee deselects, border, expand, smooth, contract, Feather.

 

 

Practice with project

 

 

Day-4

 

Smart Objects vs Normal Layers (Photoshop)

 

  1. Smart Objects vs. Regular Layers.
  2. Moving Images from one canvas to another.
  3. Shape Tool.
  4. Creating Smart Objects.
  5. Creating Normal Layers.
  6. Convert to Smart Object by right clicking in layer palette and pressing Convert to Smart Object.
  7. Convert to Normal Layer by right clicking in layer palette and pressing Rasterize

 

Day-5

 

Destructive vs. Non-destructive Duplicate with Alt, Flipping Layers (Photoshop)

 

  1. Layer Mask
  2. Make Small and do Mask

 

Practice with project

 

Day-6

 

Color Correction (Photoshop)

 

  1. An introduction to Color Correction.
  2. Color Adjustment Layers.
  3. The Properties Panel.
  4. Fixing contrast with Brightness / Contrast.
  5. Fixing color casting with Color Balance.
  6. Fixing the white and black points with Level's auto option.
  7. Adjusting the opacity of a color adjustment layer.
  8. Curves Basics.

 

Day-7

 

Clone Stamp with Retouching & removing.

Working with Pen Tool (Photoshop)

 

  1. How to get rid of a pimple and other simple objects with the clone stamp.
  2. Healing Brush.
  3. Beauty Retouching.
  4. How to using Pen tool.
  5. Path Selection tool and path palette
  6. Path Save/rename/ clipping options
  7. Background and Foreground color fill
  8. Image resizing
  9. Practicing Single layer and Multi-Layer Clipping Path

 

 

Day-8

 

Photo Editing (Image Retouch, Image Enhancement and Manipulation)

(Photoshop)

  1. Introduction to Re-touch tools and technique
  2. Basic Stamping Tool
  3. Creating a Good Image
  4. Lips & Hair Color Design
  5. Editing Techniques

 

Practice with project

 

Day-9

 

Introduce with Illustrator environment and files and navigation.

  1. Introduction to Vector Art
  2. Using Workspaces
  3. Using Rulers and Guides
  4. Using the Grid
  5. Creating a new document
  6. Editing Art boards
  7. Zooming with Illustrator
  8. Working with File Types
  9. Using Templates

 

Day-10

 

Selecting tools, Aligning, Drawing Objects and Editing.

 

  1. Using the Selection Tool
  2. Aligning Objects
  3. Working with groups
  4. Adding a group
  5. Object arrangement
  6. Changing stroke width and alignment
  7. Joining paths
  8. Outlining strokes
  9. Combining and editing shapes
  10. Working with the Shape Builder tool
  11. Working with shape modes
  12. Using the Eraser tool
  13. Using Image Trace to create shapes
  14. Cleaning up traced artwork

 

Day-11

 

Working with text and the Pen tool

 

  1. Formatting type
  2. Changing the Font Color
  3. Changing additional text attributes
  4. Using the Area Type Tool
  5. Placing Text on a Path
  6. Creating Text Outlines
  7. Adding and Removing Anchor Points
  8. Using the Curvature Tool
  9. Converting Anchor Points
  10. Joining and Breaking Apart Paths

 

 

Day-12

 

Advanced Tools and Technics

 

  1. Graphing Tools
  2. Using the Blob Brush
  3. Using the Width, Warp, and Twirl Tools/ Symbol Tools/ Mesh Tool
  4. Using the Shape Builder Tool
  5. Applying Illustrator Effects
  6. Working with Isolation Mode
  7. How to Create Clipping Masks
  8. Using the Perspective Grid

 

Day-13

 

Project Work

 

  1. Create a Cartoon
  2. Card Design
  3. Logo Design
  4. Icon Design for Website
  5. Calendar Design
  6. Packet Design
  7. Magazine Design
  8. Banner Design
  9. Book Cover Design
  10. T-shirt Design

 

PSD to HTML

 

Day-14

 

  • Introduction with adobe Dreamweaver
  • Design and slicing a template

 

Day-15

 

  • Introduction to Hypertext Markup Language [HTML]
  • Browser differences

 

Day-16

 

  • Structural Tags; title, head, body, h1-h6; p; img; strong, etc
  • Creating web graphics

 

Day-17

Working on Marketplace (2 Session)

  • Method of the bid in Upwork.

 

Day-18

 

  • Create Gig in Fiverr


Course Details

  • Starting Tentative Date:2018-11-25
  • Last Application Date : 2018-11-22
  • Price: BDT 10000
  • Total Class No: 18
  • Training Schedule Info:
    Sun - 05:30 PM to 09:30 PM
    Tue - 05:30 PM to 09:30 PM
    Thu - 05:30 PM to 09:30 PM

  • Mehedi Hasan Mehedi Hasan (Trainer)
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