Professional Online Portfolio with Photoshop and Wix

A compelling and comprehensive online portfolio is indispensable for any creative practitioner. Designed especially for newly qualified students or artists/designers, this course will give you a basic understanding of web design and how the Internet works...

Taught by: Robert Aldous.

Description

A compelling and comprehensive online portfolio is indispensable for any creative practitioner. Designed especially for newly qualified students or artists/designers, this course will give you a basic understanding of web design and how the Internet works.

Through a series of practical demonstrations and exercises you will learn how to create a professional portfolio site using templates in Wix, Adobe Photoshop, and online webhosting. It demystifies the mechanics and language of the Internet and enables participants to make their own websites easily and professionally.

Topics Covered

  • Demystifying the Internet
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • FTP
  • Local and remote hosting
  • Templates
  • Online hosted template sites
  • Blogging sites
  • Various browsers
  • Using Adobe Photoshop to optimise your image
  • Tips for online photography
  • Creating logos and images to make your site unique
  • Wix
  • Making your site search engine friendly

Course Outcomes

By the end of this course you should be able to:

  • Understand how webpages are created and displayed in web browsers
  • Create a website using Adobe Photoshop CS6
  • Create a website using Wix

Who Should Attend
Students and professionals wishing to develop an online presence.

Level
Beginner: You should have basic computer knowledge some prior experience with Adobe Photoshop.

Follow Up Courses
After you have completed this course you may be interested in Social Media Marketing or increasing your proficiency in Photoshop with Adobe Photoshop For Photographers: Intermediate or Adobe Photoshop: Image Creation Techniques


Tutor information

Robert Aldous trained at Ravensbourne College of Art where he qualified with a degree in Fine Art. He has a Masters Degree in Creative Entrepreneurship from the University of East Anglia. He is an experienced teacher and trainer with a PGCE from Goldsmiths and a cert Ed in Education.

Robert is an accomplished fine artist and has an extensive exhibiting portfolio; often using the combination of text and images. He works as a painter and poet often using installations to create works that make use of the exhibited environment.


Materials

You should bring a USB to save your work.

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
06/12/2016 - 06/12/2016Tuesday11:00 - 17:001 Day£210Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket