Centre for Virtual Learning

The College of Information and Communication Technologies

Univeristy of Dar es Salaam

Graphic Design

Adobe Photoshop has long been considered essential software for graphic design. This Graphic Design course use Adobe Photoshop as tool to equip you with knownledge on how to working with Image Manipulations, including crop and straighten images, navigate panels and menus, and work with layer masking, combine effects, smart objects, filters, effects and styles. Also knowing how to perform important editing tasks, adjusting brightness and contrast, correcting color, and retouching and healing,text effects, printing, and optimizing web graphics in Photoshop.

Course Outline

  • Introduction
  • Image Size and Resolution
  • Cropping and Straightening
  • Introduction to Layers
  • Working with images
  • Smart Objects and Layer Masks
  • Make Selections
  • Retouching and Photo Manipulation
  • Working with Blend Modes
  • Working with Shapes and Objects
  • Working with Filters
  • Layer Effects and Styles
  • Typo Effects
  • Designers Colors
  • Working with Web Graphics
  • Output optimization

Who Should Attend This Course?

  • Anyone who wants to learn Graphic Designing.
  • Anyone who has working knowledge of Website Design and Desktop Publishing (DTP).

How to make Payment

The fees Paid by cash should be deposited to NBC Bank, Account Name: Centre for Virtual Learning, Account Number: 040103002088 and by Cheque should be made payable to the Director, Centre for Virtual Learning (CVL), University of Dar es Salaam. Come with deposit(s) slip.


Thu 10 Aug 2017 - Fri 18 Aug 2017
08:30 AM. - 16:00 PM.
Kijitonyama Campus
TZS 200,000

Office Contact

Centre for Virtual Learning
University of Dar es Salaam
P.O. Box 33335
Kijitonyama Campus

Phone: (+255)-22-2700766
Fax: (+255)-22-2700766
Email: cvl@udsm.ac.tz