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Performing Arts & Photography

Creative Photoshop

Campus Sighthill Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 3

Study mode Evening

Duration 13 weeks

Start date Mar 2024

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Course overview

Creative Photoshop is an evening class taught at Edinburgh College’s Sighthill campus over 12 weeks.

The course is designed to teach the absolute basics of Photoshop, up to advanced creative image-making techniques using composites and advanced image editing. You will be taught how to manipulate existing graphics and photographs as well as create artwork from scratch with custom brushes and typography.  

During this course, you will have the opportunity to produce a personal portfolio of photoshop based artwork. This course is ideal if you have an interest in photography or pursue a career in the creative industry.
 

What you will learn

  • Photoshop Selections
  • Working with Layers
  • Creating Composite Images
  • Basic Image Retouching
  • Using the Painting Tools
  • Image Isolation from Backgrounds
  • Creative use of Blend Modes & Blend Effects
  • Basic Typography
  • Basic Photographic Techniques for Creation of Source Images

Number of days per week

  • One evening a week, Thursday.

Entry requirements

  • Interest in Photography.

English Proficiency Requirements

ILETS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • Beginners or Foundation Photography courses with the small portfolio you will create.

Career options

  • Photographic retoucher.

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Sighthill Campus Evening 14/03/24 13 Weeks

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