Graphics are visual images or designs on some surface, such as a wall, canvas, screen, paper, or stone to inform, illustrate, or entertain. In contemporary usage it includes: neeke, pictorial representation of data, as in computer-aided design and manufacture, in typesetting and the graphic arts, and in educational and Neeke recreational software. Images that are generated by a computer are called computer graphics. Examples are photographs, drawings, Line Art, graphs, diagrams, typography, numbers, symbols, geometric designs, maps, engineering drawings, or other images. Graphics often combine text, illustration, and color. Graphic design may consist of the deliberate selection, creation, or arrangement of typography alone, as in a brochure, flyer, poster, web site, or book without any other element. Clarity or effective communication may be the objective, association with other cultural elements may be sought, or merely, the creation of a distinctive style. The teaching staffs at DUCAT are all specialists in this field of Graphics. They convey the training in such a way that the learner after the training themselves become experts. The faculties create mock conditions and testing programs so that the trainees get a direct understanding in this subject.

PHOTOSHOP

Getting to Know the Work Area

  • The Photoshop Environment
  • Creating Custom Workspaces
  • Opening Images
  • Using the File Browser
  • Image Magnification
  • Viewing Document Information
  • Moving the Image
  • Undoing Mistakes and the History Palette
  • Using the options bar and other panels
  • Using the Tools
  • Displaying Drawing Guides
  • Setting Preferences

Photoshop Image Manipulation

  • Opening an Image in Photoshop
  • Creating images in Photoshop
  • Saving images in Photoshop
  • Basic image editing
  • Cropping an Image
  • Bitmap Images
  • Vector Images
  • Image Size and Resolution Settings
  • Scanning Images
  • Placing Files
  • Supported import and export formats

Color Basics

  • Color Modes and Models
  • Color Management
  • Foreground and Background colors
  • Using the Color Picker
  • Selecting colors with the Eyedropper Tool
  • Selecting colors with the Swatches Palette

Photoshop Tools

  • Parts of the Toolbox
  • Toolbox shortcuts
  • Tool Options
  • Marquees Tool
  • Magic wand Tool
  • Lassos Tool
  • Move Tool
  • Crop Tool
  • Slice Tools
  • Healing Brush Tool
  • Pattern Stamp Tool
  • Clone Stamp Tool
  • Patch Tool
  • Pencil Tool
  • Paintbrush Tool
  • Color Replacement Tool
  • Eraser Tools
  • History brushes Tool
  • Gradient Tool
  • Paint bucket Tool
  • Burn-dodge-sponge Tool
  • Blur-sharpen-smudge Tool
  • Shapes-line-rectangle-polygon Tool
  • Path selection Tool
  • Pen Tool
  • Type Tools
  • 3D Tool
  • Hand-Zoom Tool
  • Foreground and Background colors

Transforms

  • Using free transform
  • Move
  • Rotate
  • Scale
  • Skew Distort
  • Perspective
  • Flip-vertical, horizontal
  • Invert
  • Rotate 180, 90ocw, 90occw

Layer Basics

  • About Layers-fill and adjustment Layers
  • Using the Layers Palette
  • Creating Layers
  • Deleting Layers
  • Moving Layers
  • Layer Opacity
  • Locking Layers
  • Layer modes and blending options
  • Apply Layers Style
  • Flatting and saving file

Working with selections

  • Using the quick selection tool
  • Moving a selected area
  • Manipulating selection
  • Refining the edges of a selection

Masks and channels

  • Editing a mask
  • Applying a filter effect to a masked selection
  • Creating a Gradient mask

Actions

  • Using the action palette
  • Recording action
  • Playing action
  • Editing action
  • Loading a saved action

Text editing and special effects

  • About the type Layer
  • Creating horizontal and vertical type
  • Using horizontal and vertical type mask tools
  • Using character palette for text editing
  • Creating text warp
  • Rasterizing type
  • Converting type to Shapes
  • Adding effect to text

Photoshop Special effects and Filters

  • About special effects
  • Using filters
  • Basic filters
  • Filter Combinations

Creating Links within an image

  • Slicing and image in Photoshop
  • Saving linked images in an HTML file
  • How to convert PSD file to HTML and CSS

Animating GIF Images for the Web

  • Animating by hiding and showing layers
  • Animating with layer opacity and position
  • Using masks to create animations

Working with Brushes

  • Using Calligraphic Brushes
  • Editing a brush
  • Using Art Brushes
  • Creating a pattern brush
  • Creating custom brushes

Using Effects, Appearance Attributes and Graphic Styles

  • Using and editing effects
  • Using appearance attributes
  • Creating and saving graphic styles
  • Applying an appearance to a layer
  • Applying a Photoshop effect

Working with Symbols

  • Creating Symbols
  • Editing Symbols
  • Using Symbols tools
  • Symbols and Flash
ILLUSTRATOR

Getting to Know the work Area

  • Overview
  • Working with Panels
  • Working with the tools panel
  • Understanding Rulers
  • Finding Resources

Selection and Aligning

  • Selecting objects
  • Aligning Objects
  • Working with Groups
  • Arrange Objects
  • Distributing Objects

Creating and Editing Shapes

  • Working with basic shapes
  • Creating ellipses and polygons
  • Changing Stroke width and alignment
  • Joining paths
  • Combining and editing shapes
  • Working with the pathfinder
  • Using Live Trace

Transforming Objects

  • Working with artboards
  • Scaling, reflecting, rotating, distorting and shearing objects
  • Working with rulers and guides
  • Changing Perspective
  • Using free distort
  • Transforming Content

Drawing

  • Using the pen tool
  • Using the Pencil and brush tools
  • Drawing Curves
  • Editing a Path
  • Coloring and Painting

Color modes

  • Editing a Swatch
  • Using Patterns
  • Working with Live Paint
  • Using Gradients

Working with Type

  • Threading text
  • Changing fonts size and color
  • Using styles
  • Warping text
  • Text on a path
  • Creating Outlines
  • Wrapping text around an object
  • Sampling text

Working with Layers

  • Creating Layers
  • Moving Objects and Layers
  • Creating clipping masks
  • Merging Layers

Transforming Objects

  • Mirroring Objects
  • Rotating and Skewing Objects
  • Using Transform Objects

Outlining & Filling Objects

  • Eyedropper and Paint bucket Tool
  • The Outline Tool
  • Choosing Outline Thickness
  • Choosing Outline Colors
  • Using Fill Tool
  • Uniform Fill, Fountain Fill, Pattern Fill
  • Interactive Mesh Fill
  • Copying Attributes
  • Setting Outline and Fill Defaults

Arranging Objects

  • Arranging Objects
  • Grouping and Ungrouping Objects
  • Using Guidelines
  • Using Snap To
  • Aligning Objects
  • Group and Child Objects
  • Combining and Breaking Objects
  • Welding Objects
  • Using Intersection
  • Using Trim

Using Layers

  • About Layers
  • Editing Layers
  • Setting Up a Master Layer
  • Moving, Copying, and Layer
  • Reordering Layers
  • Using the Object Manager
InDesign

Introducing the Workspace

  • Overview
  • Working with Panels
  • Customizing the Workspace
  • Using Context menus
  • Finding Resources

Getting to Know InDesign

  • Viewing Guides
  • Adding Text
  • Working with Styles
  • Working with Objects
  • Working with object styles

Setting Up a Document and Working with Pages

  • Working with master pages
  • Changing the size of pages
  • Placing text and graphics

Working with Objects

  • Creating and editing text frames
  • Creating and editing graphics frames
  • Changing the shape of a frame
  • Wrapping text around a graphic
  • Transforming and aligning objects
  • Selecting and modifying grouped Objects

Flowing Text

  • Flowing text into and existing frame
  • Flowing text manually
  • Flowing text automatically

CorelDraw

  • Module 1 CorelDRAW Basics and Interface
  • Getting Started
  • Exploring the CorelDraw Screen
  • File Management
  • Setting Up the Page

Moving Around and Viewing Drawings

  • Moving Around the Current Page
  • Viewing Modes
  • Inserting and Deleting Pages
  • Changing Page

Customizing Options

  • Using Multiple Workspaces
  • Customizing the Toolbars
  • Using Shortcuts
  • Saving Defaults
  • Setting File Backups

Module 2 Objects- Creation And Manipulation

  • Drawing and Shaping Objects
  • Drawing and Shaping Tools
  • Using the Freehand Tool
  • Drawing Lines and Polylines
  • Drawing Freehand Polygons
  • Drawing Perfect Shapes
  • Reshaping Lines and Polylines
  • Drawing Curves
  • Reshaping Curves
  • Drawing Rectangles
  • Drawing Circles

Selecting & Manipulating Objects

  • Selecting and Deselecting Objects
  • Moving Objects
  • Copying and Deleting Objects
  • Deleting Objects
  • Sizing Objects

Working with Paragraph

  • Text Implementing Color Management
  • Creating Custom Color Palettes
  • Choosing a Color Using Color Harmonies
  • Applying Colors Using the Color Docker
  • Automatically Creating Color Styles
  • Importing and Sizing Paragraph Text
  • Flowing Text Between Frames
  • Formatting Paragraph Frames
  • Wrapping Paragraph Text Around Objects
  • Applying Drop Caps
  • Typing Text into Objects

Special Text Effects

  • Fitting Text to a Path
  • Converting Text to Curves
  • Creating Blended Text Shadows
  • Special Text Effects
  • Jumpy Text
  • Neon Text
  • Glowing Text
  • Chrome Text
  • Bevel Text
  • Creating Enveloped Text

Using Symbols and Clipart

  • Inserting Text Symbols
  • Adding Clipart
  • Modifying Clipart

Working with Bitmaps

  • What is a Bitmaps
  • Importing Bitmap Options
  • Adjusting Color
  • Hiding Certain Colors in a Bitmap
  • Applying Special Bitmap Effects
  • Creating Web Images
  • Advanced GIF Options

Module 3 Working with Special Effects and Texts

  • Special Effects
  • Drawing with The Artistic Media Tool
  • Shaping an Object with an Envelope
  • Extruding an Object
  • Blending two Objects
  • Using the Lens Effect
  • Adding Perspectives
  • Using Power Clips
  • Applying Contours
  • Applying Drop Shadows
  • Using Interactive Transparencies
  • Applying Mesh Fills

Working with Text

  • The Text Tool
  • Creating Artistic Text
  • Editing Text
  • Formatting Text
  • Setting Text Options
  • Creating Paragraph Text
  • Choosing Paragraph Options
  • Setting Indents Using the Ruler
  • Importing Text
  • Using the Spell Checker

Custom Creation Tools

  • Creating Custom Patterns
  • Managing and Using Symbols

Using Corel Trace

  • Types of Graphic Formats
  • About Corel Trace
  • Tracing Image
  • Importing Traced Files into CorelDraw
  • Special Trace Effects

Using Corel R.A.V.E.

  • About Corel RAVE
  • Playing sample RAVE
  • Performing the five steps necessary to create RAVE animations
  • Working with the Timeline Docker
  • Tweening objects to create animation
  • Exporting to Macromedia Flash Format
  • Publishing to the web Create web Rollovers
  • Inserting Hyperlinks
  • Creating Sprites and adding behaviors
  • Creating interactive movies

Module 4 Page Layout, Printing, Exporting and Advanced Features

  • Special Page Layouts
  • Creating a Greeting Card
  • Print Previewing the Layout
  • Creating Labels

Printing

  • Print Options
  • Print Previewing

Exporting Drawings

  • Exporting to Graphic Formats
  • Copy and Pasting Into Other Applications

Using Styles and Templates

  • About Styles and Templates
  • Creating a style
  • Applying a Style
  • Copying Properties

Editing Text

  • Finding and Changing a missing font
  • Checking Spelling
  • Editing text by dragging and dropping
  • Entering and importing text

Working with Type

  • Adjusting Vertical Spacing
  • Changing Fonts and type Style
  • Changing Paragraph Alignment
  • Creating a drop cap
  • Adjusting letter and word spacing
  • Setting Tabs

Working with Color

  • Creating and applying Colors
  • Working with gradients
  • Applying Colors to test and Objects

Working with Styles

  • Creating and applying paragraph styles
  • Creating and applying Character Styles
  • Creating and applying object styles

Importing and Modifying Graphics

  • Adding Graphics from other programs
  • Comparing vector and bitmap graphics
  • Working with alpha Channels
  • Adjusting display quality

Creating Tables

  • Formatting a Table
  • Adding Graphics to table cells
  • Creating and applying table and cell styles

Output and Exporting

  • Creating PDFs
  • Preflighting files
  • Packaging files
  • Previewing the page
  • Output and Exporting
  • Typography
  • Principles of Design
  • Theory of Design
  • Color Wheel Study
  • Rule of Third
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