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Course Information

  • 10 May 2021 (Mon) - 25 May 2021 (Tue) 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 18 May 2021 (Tue) - 7 Jul 2021 (Wed) 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Registration period
20 Apr 2021 (Tue) - 11 May 2021 (Tue)
Course Level
Study Mode
36 Hour(s)
Room 603 Dominion Centre, 43-59 Queen's Road East Wanchai, Hong Kong

Course Overview

The course is designed for candidates they are engaging in the design or design related fields or have interests on desktop design. The three main software applications ( Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign) covering the three basic design elements – drawing, layout and image editing are taught during the course.

Various practical and real world examples will be used throughout the class, so that candidates can get a better understanding of the actual workflow in the design field.

Who should attend

Candidates want to create posters, marketing material, proposals, brochures, newsletters, teaching material, illustrations, books, editing photos and presentation material should take the course.

“This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund. The Office of the Continuing Education Fund does not have record of registration of this course under the Qualifications Framework”


What you'll learn

Photoshop Module

  • Using the drawing aids
  • File formats discussion
  • Working with selections
  • Working with Colours
  • Transforming images
  • Retouching and repairing images
  • Colourizing images with Fill command
  • Adding text and text effects
  • Layer Basics
  • Working with layers
  • Setting opacity
  • Managing layers
  • Layer effects and styles
  • Correcting mistakes
  • Channels
  • Saving selections and using masks

Illustrator Module

  • Work area basics
  • Viewing and managing artwork
  • Rulers, grids, and guides
  • Drawing basics
  • Drawing lines and shapes
  • Drawing with the Pen tool
  • Editing paths
  • Logo Drawing / Tracing
  • About colour
  • Creating and using swatches
  • Fills and strokes
  • Transparency effect
  • Gradients and colour blends
  • Selecting objects
  • Grouping and expanding objects
  • Moving, aligning, and distributing objects
  • Rotating and reflecting objects
  • Using layers
  • Managing Objects
  • Transforming objects
  • Combining, cutting and dividing objects
  • Clipping masks and Compound Path
  • Blending objects
  • Importing files
  • Saving and exporting artwork
  • Working with area type
  • Working with type on a path

InDesign Module

  • The Document Window
  • Using Palettes
  • Document Setup
  • Working with Text
  • More text formating
  • Working with Text box
  • Working with Objects
  • Master Page
  • Page Numbering
  • Style
  • Working in Colour
  • Styling Objects
  • Working with Graphics
  • Layers
  • Tabs and Tables
  • Exporting


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