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Photoshop for Web & Tablet Graphics (252)

  • Class Highlights:
    • Understanding Screen Graphics
    • Selecting the Best Web File Format
    • Exporting and Optimizing Web File Formats
      • JPEGs
      • GIFs
      • PNGs
      • SVGs
    • Using Layers and Guides
    • Drawing Web Graphics
    • Using Type in Graphics
    • Working Efficiently

  • Class Description:
    Graphics viewed on screens (especially on mobile devices) have peculiar requirements. Knowing how to use Photoshop’s many specialized tools can make quick work of such projects. Learn to create images that both look good and perform well on screen.

    Master the wealth of Photoshop features specifically designed for screen graphics. Understand how to create graphics that transmit efficiently and the trade-off between efficiency and image quality. Learn to achieve the best quality while not sacrificing efficiency. Learn to set Photoshop preferences for the requirements of screen graphics and the difference between screen and print graphics.

    Learn to select the right file format and techniques to make your images look better and load quickly. Learn the pros and cons of the various graphics formats. Learn how to optimize GIFs, PNGs and JPEGs. Understand graphics interlacing and dithering. Understand the pros and cons of file compression methods. Managing transparency and layered graphics. Learn to create SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) using Photoshop.

    Understand the screen's color working space. How to assure that the colors you want are the colors you get on screen. Learn the pros and cons of dithering colors and methods for creating transparent backgrounds. Learn to manage color swatches.

  • Platform: This class is for Mac and Windows computers
  • Class length: 1 day
  • Class cost: $495.00
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