Adobe® Photoshop® is an image-editing, photo-retouching and composition program that offers all the tools for professional image manipulation. This course is all about using Photoshop® to create original artworks. It includes matte painting, concept art, image editing and manipulation to create collages, edited photos and computer drawings.
Opportunities for students include:
- using a Wacom tablet and stylus to create a range of artworks using Photoshop®
- working on individual tasks ranging from landscape to character development and fantasy environments
- using the computer to paint and draw
- resizing graphics, selecting parts of images and creating collages and images from scratch.
Students will work through a range of exercises and tutorials before completing individual practical tasks and a practical study of an artist.
50% – Practical
30% – Skills Development
20% – Investigation
Students should have basic computer literacy. No previous experience with software used in the course is necessary.
This subject is recommended for SACE Stage 1 Design, SACE Stage 2 Creative Arts, SACE Stage 2 Visual Arts, Art or Design, SACE Stage 2 Digital Media or Certificate III in Visual Arts (Painting and Drawing or Textiles) or Certificate III in Design Fundamentals.