GRAPHICS & MULTIMEDIA TRAINING

GRAPHIC DESIGN & MULTIMEDIA

Today’s world Graphic Designing can be found everywhere in many formats such as: Websites, Posters, Corporate Identities, Brochures, Advertisements, Book Design, Magazine & Newspaper.

Graphic and Multimedia Design Technology has had a tremendous impact on the creative industries of advertising and design. The work of a graphic designer is integral to almost all aspects of business. Graphic and Multimedia Design program prepares students to work with solid design concepts. Students take their ideas into full production using computers equipped with the industry current graphic design capabilities. Multimedia is the second aspect of the graphic design industry.

GRAPHIC DESIGN

ADOBE PHOTOSHOP

Unit 1: INTRODUCTION TO ADOBE PHOTOSHOP

  • About Photoshop
  • Navigating Photoshop
  • Menus and panels
  • Opening new files
  • Opening existing files

Unite 2: GETTING STARTED WITH PHOTOSHOP

  • Exploring the Toolbox
  • The New CS4 Applications Bar & the Options Bar
  • Exploring Panels & Menus
  • Creating & Viewing a New Document
  • Customizing the Interface
  • Setting Preferences

Unit 3: WORKING WITH IMAGES

  • Zooming & Panning an Image
  • Working with Multiple Images, Rulers, Guides & Grids
  • Undoing Steps with History
  • Adjusting Color with the New Adjustments Panel
  • The New Masks Panel & Vibrance Color Correction Command
  • The New Note Tool & the Save for Web & Devices Interface
  • The New Auto-Blend & Auto-Align Layers Commands
  • The New 3D Commands

Unit 4: RESIZING & CROPPING IMAGES

  • Understanding Pixels & Resolution
  • The Image Size Command
  • Interpolation Options
  • Resizing for Print & Web
  • Cropping & Straightening an Image
  • Adjusting Canvas Size & Canvas Rotation

Unit 5: WORKING WITH BASIC SELECTIONS

  • Selecting with the Elliptical Marquee Tool
  • Using the Magic Wand & Free Transform Tool
  • Selecting with the Regular & Polygonal Lasso Tools
  • Combining Selections
  • Using the Magnetic Lasso Tool
  • Using the Quick Selection Tool & Refine Edge
  • Modifying Selections

Unit 6: GETTING STARTED WITH LAYERS

  • Understanding the Background Layer
  • Creating, Selecting, Linking & Deleting Layers
  • Locking & Merging Layers
  • Copying Layers, Using Perspective & Layer Styles
  • Filling & Grouping Layers
  • Introduction to Blending Modes
  • Blending Modes, Opacity & Fill
  • Creating & Modifying Text

Unit 7: PAINTING IN PHOTOSHOP

  • Using the Brush Tool
  • Working with Colors & Swatches
  • Creating & Using Gradients
  • Creating & Working with Brushes
  • Using the Pencil & Eraser Tools
  • Painting with Selections

Unit 8: PHOTO RETOUCHING

  • The Red Eye Tool
  • The Clone Stamp Tool
  • The Patch Tool & the Healing Brush Tool
  • The Spot Healing Brush Tool
  • The Color Replacement Tool
  • The Toning & Focus Tools
  • Painting with History

Unit 9: INTRODUCTION TO COLOR CORRECTION

  • Color Spaces & Color Modes
  • The Variations Command
  • The Auto Commands
  • Adjusting Levels
  • Adjust Curves, Non-Destructively, with Adjustment Layers

Unit 10: USING QUICK MASK MODE

  • Quick Mask Options
  • Painting a Selection
  • Saving & Removing a Selection from the Background

Unit 11: WORKING WITH THE PEN TOOL

  • Understanding Paths & the Pen Tool
  • Creating Straight & Curved Paths
  • Creating Combo Paths
  • Creating a Clipping Path

Unit 12: CREATING SPECIAL EFFECTS

  • Getting Started with Photoshop Filters
  • Smart Filters
  • Creating Text Effects
  • Applying Gradients to Text

Unit 13: EXPORTING YOUR WORK

  • Saving with Different File Formats
  • Saving for Web & Devices
  • Printing Options
  • Credits

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CORELDRAW 

Unit 1: GETTING STARTED WITH COREL DRAW

  • Introduction to Corel Draw
  • Features of Corel Draw
  • Corel Draw Interface
  • Tool Box
  • Moving from Adobe Illustrator to Corel Draw
  • Common Tasks

Unit 2: DRAWING AND COLORING

  • Introduction
  • Selecting Objects
  • Creating Basic Shapes
  • Reshaping Objects
  • Organizing objects
  • Applying color fills and Outlines

Unit 3: MASTERING WITH TEXT

  • Introduction
  • Text Tool
  • Artistic and paragraph text
  • Formatting Text
  • Embedding Objects into text
  • Wrapping Text around Object
  • Linking Text to Objects

Unit 4: APPLYING EFFECTS

  • Introduction
  • Power of Blends
  • Distortion
  • Contour Effects
  • Envelopes
  • Lens effects
  • Transparency
  • Creating Depth Effects
  • Power Clips

Unit 5: WORKING WITH BITMAP COMMANDS

  • Introduction
  • Working with Bitmaps
  • Editing Bitmaps
  • Applying effects on Bitmaps
  • Printing

Unit 6: COREL DRAW- WEB RESOURCES

  • Introduction
  • Internet Tool bar
  • Setting your webpage
  • Exporting files
  • Creating buttons with rollover effects

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ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR

Unit 1: GETTING TO KNOW THE WORKSPACE

  • Choosing a workspace
  • Opening a file
  • The document window
  • Using Artboards
  • Navigating multiple artboards
  • Using the new Artboards panel
  • Creating New Artboards
  • Switching screen modes
  • Changing your view
  • Preview versus Outlines
  • Zooming and scrolling
  • Scrolling with the Hand tool
  • Changing views with the Navigator panel
  • The Tools panel
  • Using tools and panels
  • The Control panel
  • Moving the Control panel
  • Panel groups and the dock
  • Custom workspaces
  • Saving workspaces
  • Using the Manage Workspaces dialog box

Unit 2: ILLUSTRATOR ESSENTIALS

  • Using the shape tools
  • Repositioning and visually resizing the rectangle
  • Finding or changing the shape’s dimensions using the Transform panel
  • Rotating and shearing using the Transform panel
  • Constraining a shape
  • Entering exact dimensions
  • Selecting artwork
  • Helpful keyboard shortcuts for selections
  • The selection tools
  • Using shape and transform tools to create artwork
  • Using the transform tools
  • Adding a fill color
  • Viewing in Outline view
  • Using layers when building an illustration
  • Creating a new blank layer
  • Cutting and pasting objects
  • Moving objects from one layer to another

Unit 3: ADDING COLOR

  • Basics of the Appearance panel
  • Changing colors
  • Adding Effects
  • Creating a colorful illustration
  • Using Live Paint
  • Adding a symbol to your artwork
  • Expanding the symbol
  • Saving swatches
  • What is a Global Color?
  • Selecting the Same color
  • Saving a set of colors as a group
  • Creating a color group from selected colors
  • Using the Color panel
  • Adding Pantone colors

Unit 4: WORKING WITH THE DRAWING TOOLS

  • Working with the Pen tool
  • Drawing straight lines
  • Drawing curved lines
  • Drawing hinged curves
  • Drawing curved lines to straight lines
  • Drawing straight lines to curved lines
  • Shape Tools
  • Using the Eraser tool
  • Editing existing paths
  • Adding and removing points
  • Cutting and joining paths
  • Working with Live Trace
  • Expanding Live Traced artwork
  • Working with Live Paint
  • Combining shapes using the new Shape Builder tool
  • Subtracting with the Shape Builder tool

Unit 5: WORKING WITH TEXT

  • Formatting type
  • Paragraph formatting
  • Formatting imported type
  • Paragraph and character styles
  • Text on a path
  • Warping text
  • Text in a shape
  • Creating outlines
  • Check spelling
  • Find and Replace

Unit 6: Working with Symbols

  • Cleaning out the symbol library
  • Creating symbols
  • Editing symbols
  • Importing a symbol library
  • Using the symbol sprayer tools
  • Editing nested symbols
  • Replacing symbols

Unit 7: SAVING AND EXPORTING

  • Saving using the AI file format
  • Saving an illustration with layers
  • Saving a layered PDF
  • Integration with other applications
  • Saving as EPS
  • Save for Web

Unit 8: WHATS NEW

  • Getting into perspective
  • Defining the grid
  • Changing the plane
  • Using the Perspective Selection tool
  • Creating shapes with the
  • Shape Builder tool
  • To combine shapes
  • To delete shapes
  • To divide overlapping shapes
  • New Brush Controls
  • Advanced drawing controls
  • Artboard panel
  • Touch Type Tool
  • Images in Brushes
  • Font Search
  • Font Sync
  • Multiple-file place
  • CSS Extraction
  • Color Sync
  • Area and Point Type Converion
  • File packaging
  • On-art free transform

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MULTIMEDIA

ADOBE AFTER EFFECTS TRAINING (VFX)

Unit 1: Advanced After Effects workflow

  • Working more efficiently in After Effects
  • Understanding the After Effects workspace

 Unit 2: Chroma keying

  • Understanding greenscreen shooting basics
  • Using masks for compositing
  • Using garbage mattes
  • Using keylight
  • Refining a matte

 Unit 3: Motion tracking

  • Understanding motion tracking
  • Motion tracking vs stabilization
  • Setting a track point
  • Using null objects
  • Compositing 2D graphics

 Unit 4: Motion Stabilization

  • Using the warp stabilizer

Unit 5: 3D camera tracking

  • Using the 3d camera tracker
  • Compositing 3d graphics with video

 Unit 6: Time remapping video

  • Understanding time remapping
  • Slow motion effects
  • Fast motion effects
  • Using frame blending

 Unit 7: Color correction and adjustment

  • Adjusting tonality
  • Adjusting color

 Unit 8: Creating a background loop

  • Expressions overview
  • Creating expressions
  • Common expressions
  • Creating scripts
  • Using expressions
  • Effect parameters
  • Layer index
  • Creating keyframe looping
  • Conditional events

 Unit 9: Using the cloning tools

  • Understanding high dynamic range
  • Creating linear HDR compositing
  • Understanding color management
  • Creating Look up tables (LUT)

 Unit 10: Color, light, and heat

  • Creating Lighting qualities
  • Changing lighting direction
  • Changing light strength
  • Creating reflections
  • Creating realistic shadow
  • Understanding Multipass 3D compositing

 Unit 11: Creating environmental effects

  • Creating fog, smoke, mist, wind, precipitation
  • Making realistic fire and heat distortion
  • Creating explosive effects

 Unit 12: Rotoscoping video footage

  • Creating manual rotoscoping
  • Using the roto brush
  • Using the paint brush to
  • Painting on color

 Unit 13: Project optimization

  • USING Media management
  • Managing multiple projects
  • Optimizing system performance
  • Optimizing render speed
  • Render que
  • Output module templates

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VIDEO EDITING (ADOBE PREMIERE PRO)

  • Introduction
  • Navigate Premiere Pro
  • Create and open projects
  • Work with files
  • Import media into Premiere Pro
  • Organize your media once it’s imported
  • Use the Timeline for video and audio tracks
  • Edit tracks in the Timeline
  • Create sequences and nested sequences
  • Add motion to your clips
  • Create and work with key frames
  • Add video effects to video
  • Add transitions to video
  • Use the colour-correction tools
  • Sync clips from multiple cameras
  • Add text, shapes, and logos to your project
  • Giving Animation for text, shapes, logos
  • Work with audio in the Audio Workspace
  • learning what is dynamic link and how to be used in real time
  • How to stabilize a video
  • Keying (Removal of green screen & blue screen)
  • Working on slow motion effects
  • Giving end credits and running text (crawl text) to video
  • Export media from Premiere Pro

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AUDIO EDITING (ADOBE AUDITION)

  • Introduction
  • Explaining Audio Fundamentals
  • Understanding the Audition Workflow and Workspace
  • Importing and Recording Audio
  • Editing Audio Clips
  • Understanding Audition Audio Effects
  • Using Selected Audition Audio Effects
  • Using Analytical and Diagnostic Tools
  • Changing Pitch and Stretching Time
  • Manually Identifying, Reducing or Removing Unwanted Noise
  • Using and Creating Favourites and Effect Rack Presets
  • Building and Mixing Multitrack Sessions
  • Saving and Exporting Files and Multitrack Sessions
  • Checking Out Some Extra Features

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