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Affinity Photo – basic course

Are you looking for a high-quality professional raster graphic editor, but do not want to pay hot sums for Adobe Photoshop subscriptions? Finally, there is an alternative – Affinity Photo!
On our course, you will learn to understand the issues of photo processing and understand important contexts so you can control Affinity Photo accurately. You can do everything from basic photo editing, through work with layers to basic work with layer masks. Learn how to resize photos, retouch and remove unwanted elements, create collages and photomontages, and modify your skin. During the course, you will also learn how to properly prepare your work for web pages or for print.

This course can be done on Mac OS X This course can be done on MS Windows
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Praha3 7 800 CZK included in course price 0
Brno3 6 900 CZK included in course price 0
Bratislava3 270,00 EUR included in course price 0

Who is the course for

The course is designed for those who want to edit bitmap graphics in an adequate and cost-effective alternative to Adobe Photoshop — Affinity Photo.

What we teach you

  • adjust the photo size
  • tonal and color adjustments
  • retouching and skin conditioning
  • removing or replacing a background
  • Photomontages compiled from multiple photos

Required skills

Basics of work in Microsoft Windows or macOS.

Teaching methods

Professional explanation with practical samples and examples, practical exercises on computers. 

Course outline

  • bitmap graphics vs. vectors
  • color spaces and their use
  • basics of color management
Basic works with photos
  • open a file / create a new file
  • crop, resize, and resolution
  • brightness, contrast, color
  • retouching
Local editing using selections
  • create a selection
  • transform selection
  • selection properties
  • save the selection
  • principles of working in layers
  • creating, naming, deleting
  • duplication
  • transformation
  • transparency and blending
  • principles of working with bitmap masks
  • creating a mask
  • editing the mask
  • removing / merging the mask
  • text input options
  • local formatting
Working with files
  • file types suitable for raster graphics
  • export to print or website
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