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The course familiarizes participants with the concepts of raster graphics and its processing, particularly using the professional, free and open-source GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation) software.

  • Introduction to GIMP
  • Toolbox
    • gradient
    • move tool
    • crop tool
    • selection tools
      • rectangle selection
      • ellipse selection
      • free selection
      • fuzzy selection
      • selection by color
      • scissors
      • foreground select
    • other tools
      • color picker
      • zoom tool
      • measure tool
      • text tool
  • Editing an image
  • Colors and transparency
  • Saving the image
  • Layers
  • Paths
  • Channels
  • Decompose
  • Tones and colors
    • levels tool
    • curves tool
  • Filters
    • blurs
      • Gaussian blur
      • pixelize
    • enhance
      • unsharp mask
  • Scripts
    • fractal explorer
  • Common use cases
    • assembling images
    • body shifting
    • brushed metal effect
    • stone texture
    • speech bubbles
    • blending exposures
    • installing plugins
    • removing coherent noise by Fourier analysis
    • removing unwanted elements from image
    • captioning pictures
    • adding shine to buttons

The course familiarizes participants with the concepts of raster graphics and its processing, particularly using the Adobe Photoshop graphics processing software. Adobe provides a free trial version of the software, which allows participants to complete the e-laboratories.

  • Introduction to Adobe Photoshop
    • workspace
      • workspace customization
      • workspace switcher
    • opening files
    • creating new documents
  • Tools panel
    • zoom tool
    • hand tool
  • Navigation panel
  • Basic transformations
    • original image back up
    • resizing images
    • rotating images
    • cropping images
  • Selection tools
    • quick selection tool
    • magic wand tool
    • marquee tools
    • lasso tools
    • working with selection
      • selection edges smoothing
  • Layers
    • introduction to layers concept
    • layers panel
    • vector mask layers
  • Photo retouch
    • history panel
    • spot healing brush tool
    • red eye tool
    • patch tool
    • content-aware move tool
  • Advanced effects
    • refine edge
    • filter gallery
    • blend tool
    • feather tool
    • smooth tool
    • filters usage
  • Color corrections
    • automatic adjustments
    • image color modes
    • lens distortion correction
    • perspective adjustment
  • Photo correction
    • painting tools usage
    • drawing tools usage
  • Text objects
    • character panel
    • paragraph panel
    • text box transformation
    • text wrapping
    • text modification by layer styles
    • type styles

EITCA Academy administration

  1. info@eitca.academy
  2. CompLearn Ltd.
    New Bond House, 124 New Bond Street
    London, W1S 1DX, United Kingdom
  3. EITCI Institute
    Avenue des Saisons 100-102
    1050 Brussels, Belgium
  • I liked the training programme very much, it gave me a fresh perspective on computer graphics.
    @Mitch
  • I really liked the asynchronous mode of the training + the European certificate issued in English.
    @Radley
  • Thank you for helping me to develop my skills.
    @John
  • Didactic materials were developed very clearly, legibly and understandably.
    @Chris
  • Good organization of exams was definitedly a positive aspect of the training.
    @Martin
  • The ability to extend a deadline for completion of the course allowed me to work full time much easier.
    @Eve
  • I liked the approach to the participant.
    @Chris
  • Some positive aspects of the course: ability to consult teaching staff, freedom in choosing the order of courses, opportunity to improve my test results
    @Eve
  • What I liked most was that the training had no time limits...And I had 24/7 access to my materials.
    @Barbra
  • Easy access, opportunity to study at home at a convenient time.
    @Margaret
  • Overall, trainings organized very efficiently.
    @Joanne
  • I liked the opportunity to take exams at any time.
    @Tom
  • I am glad that I took part in this training, I'm sure my IT knowledge is now greater.
    @Gretchen
  • A wide scope of many IT aspects, great help with installing programs.
    @Jane
  • Theoretical part presented in a comprehensible way, exercises with answers, hints
    @Margaret
  • The contents of the curriculum and the teaching system are on a very high level.
    @Lester
  • Very thorough explanations and descriptions.
    @Victor
  • A possibility of distance learning without need to commute.
    @Wesley
  • Comprehensible contents, convenient form - enough time to perform tasks covered in the study programme.
    @Les
  • Pros: whole course, training programme and organization of the training.
    @Arthur
  • Flexibility of the course was important to me: I could choose hours and days that suited me - it allowed me to reconcile my work with learning new things.
    @Kate
  • All the aspects of the training were very useful.
    @Roxanne
  • Comprehensible lectures on specific topics, interesting exercises.
    @Joanne
  • Many illustrations showing insight into programs. Detailed step-by-step descriptions.
    @Lucas
  • No problems in general (organization, training programme, certification).
    @Dagmar
  • You can learn anywhere in the world at any time.
    @Darius
  • Lots of descriptions. Additional files (attachments). Education at a high level. Opportunity to consult tutors. Clarity of content
    @Carl
  • Learning new interesting programs and their options.
    @Adam
  • Presentation of knowledge in an accessible and understandable way :).
    @Darius
  • This form of training is a nice alternative for stationary training. Flexibility of the course was very important to me.
    @Mary
  • My competencies after completing the training have significantly increased. Now I know how to work with basic computer programs.
    @Aurelie
  • My qualifications have been greatly raised, basic CG programs seem now simpler to me.
    @Danette
  • Thanks to this course I can retouch pictures perfectly.
    @Jane
  • I have learned many things I didn't know before and I hope they will be useful both at work and in my private life.
    @Justine
  • My skills have been strongly increased. I've learned many new and interesting things related to work at the computer, which I use now in everyday life.
    @Katherine
  • My skills increased. now I have no problem finding appropriate functions in programs covered in the training.
    @Joanne
  • I feel much more confident in IT right now. I've learned new things and right now my self-assessment is as high as my new skills.
    @Yvonne
  • I am pleasantly surprised by the course. I was being skeptical at the beginning, but after a few lectures I was sure it was exactly what I needed. I've improved my skills.
    @Monica
  • My competencies in information technology are on a high level now.
    @Octavia
  • I have gained new knowledge and systematized the one I have already had.
    @Violet
  • After completing the training, my skills have significantly increased. I've learned a lot of things unknown to me before.
    @Violet
  • Strengthening my skills, equipping myself with knowledge about new features of popular programs.
    @Charlotte
  • Thank you very much for the opportunity to confirm my skills and learn new things.
    @Agnes
  • It is vital that the training allows to get an international certificate even though it's remote... I think that such courses should be more popular.
    @Marie