Digital Collage Techniques with Photoshop – C8025

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Course Overview

This 7-week beginners course considers key concepts of digital collage and introduces selected Adobe PhotoShop basic skills. You will study with an industry specialists. The College has the latest current IT suites and Adobe software for you to successfully learn in a friendly adult environment. Using PhotoShop you will learn how to select objects and use layers. You will also add texture and experiment with colour.

What You'll Learn

Year 1

Through tutor-led practical exercises, you will explore digital collage, finding and choosing source imagery and creating your own compositions. Using PhotoShop you will learn how to select objects and use layers. You will also add texture and experiment with colour.
We will look at historic uses of collage and contemporary digital artists for inspiration. The course ends with you putting your favourite methods into practice in a personal project. This course is suitable for PhotoShop beginners and those with some knowledge looking to extend their creative practice.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements, however having some formal knowledge of drawing and visual recording would be advantageous

How you will be assessed

You will be introduced to techniques through group demonstrations and benefit from individual feedback. There is no formal assessment but you will be set personal targets from your tutor.

Course Fees

Tuition fees

Tuition Fees (19+): £25.00

Additional Costs

There are no additional costs.


If the course is longer than one year the total fees are for the first year only and further fees may apply in future years. All fees are based on a ‘home’ learner status. Please contact us for information on overseas fees.

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Course and Career progression

You can consider further hobby courses in the Art or Digital skills at the College.
Digital Art skills can lead to many pathways and jobs within the art and design sector including, graphic design, illustrator, concept artist, fashion, print, surface pattern, interior designer, advertising, print, info graphics, art director, art worker.

What Happens Next

You will be contacted to attend an interview if required, or you will be sent a conditional offer according to the entry requirements for the course. You will then be invited in to enrol for your chosen course of study.
For enrol and pay courses: Once you have decided to take the course, you need to fill in a short learner details form online and pay the course fee. Once you have done this, you will receive an electronic confirmation of enrolment and payment.

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