DTP– Desktop Publishing

DTP stands for Desktop Publishing. It is a six months computer-based diploma or course.  Desktop Publishing Courses or Graphic Design Classes, covers entire desktop publishing process and specific areas such as fonts or creating a greeting card, brochure, pamphlets, visiting card, wedding cards, and everything used in print media. Lessons allow you to skim the surface or dig as deep as you want to go, all at your own pace. The Desktop Publishing (DTP) course syllabus covers basic to advanced level course contents which is used by most of Desktop Publishing (DTP)

Generally, this program imparts specialization in the following fields:-

Photoshop

Module 1: INTRODUCTION TO ADOBE PHOTOSHOP 

1. About Photoshop

2. Navigating Photoshop

3. Menus and panels

4. Opening new files

5. Opening existing files

Module 2: GETTING STARTED WITH PHOTOSHOP

1. Exploring the Toolbox

2. The New CS4 Applications Bar & the Options Bar

3. Exploring Panels & Menus

4. Creating & Viewing a New Document

5. Customizing the Interface

6. Setting Preferences

Module 3: WORKING WITH IMAGES

1. Zooming & Panning an Image

2. Working with Multiple Images, Rulers, Guides & Grids

3. Undoing Steps with History

4. Adjusting Color with the New Adjustments Panel

5. The New Masks Panel & Vibrance Color Correction Command

6. The New Note Tool & the Save for Web & Devices Interface

7. The New Auto-Blend & Auto-Align Layers Commands

8. The New 3D Commands

Module 4: RESIZING & CROPPING IMAGES

1. Understanding Pixels & Resolution

2. The Image Size Command

3. Interpolation Options

4. Resizing for Print & Web

5. Cropping & Straightening an Image

6. Adjusting Canvas Size & Canvas Rotation

Module 5: WORKING WITH BASIC SELECTIONS

1. Selecting with the Elliptical Marquee Tool

2. Using the Magic Wand & Free Transform Tool

3. Selecting with the Regular & Polygonal Lasso Tools

4. Combining Selections

5. Using the Magnetic Lasso Tool

6. Using the Quick Selection Tool & Refine Edge

7. Modifying Selections

Module 6: GETTING STARTED WITH LAYERS

1. Understanding the Background Layer

2. Creating, Selecting, Linking & Deleting Layers

3. Locking & Merging Layers

4. Copying Layers, Using Perspective & Layer Styles

5. Filling & Grouping Layers

6. Introduction to Blending Modes

7. Blending Modes, Opacity & Fill

8. Creating & Modifying Text

Module 7: PAINTING IN PHOTOSHOP

1. Using the Brush Tool

2. Working with Colors & Swatches

3. Creating & Using Gradients

4. Creating & Working with Brushes

5. Using the Pencil & Eraser Tools

6. Painting with Selections

Module 8: PHOTO RETOUCHING

1. The Red Eye Tool

2. The Clone Stamp Tool

3. The Patch Tool & the Healing Brush Tool

4. The Spot Healing Brush Tool

5. The Color Replacement Tool

6. The Toning & Focus Tools

7. Painting with History

Module 9: INTRODUCTION TO COLOR CORRECTION

1. Color Spaces & Color Modes

2. The Variations Command

3. The Auto Commands

4. Adjusting Levels

5. Adjust Curves, Non-Destructively, with Adjustment Layers

Module 10: USING QUICK MASK MODE

1. Quick Mask Options

2. Painting a Selection

3. Saving & Removing a Selection from the Background

Module 11: WORKING WITH THE PEN TOOL

1. Understanding Paths & the Pen Tool

2. Creating Straight & Curved Paths

3. Creating Combo Paths

4. Creating a Clipping Path

Module 12: CREATING SPECIAL EFFECTS

1. Getting Started with Photoshop Filters

2. Smart Filters

3. Creating Text Effects

4. Applying Gradients to Text

Module 13: EXPORTING YOUR WORK

1. Saving with Different File Formats

2. Saving for Web & Devices

3. Printing Options

4. Credits

Coreldraw

Module 1: Lines, shapes, outlines and brushstrokes

·         Drawing lines

·         Calligraphic, pressure-sensitive and preset lines

·         Formatting lines and outlines

·         Arrowheads

·         Copying, converting, and removing outlines

·         Multiple line segments

·         Brushstrokes

·         Spraying objects

·         Connector and callout lines

·         Dimension lines

·         Drawing shapes

·         Rectangles and squares

·         Ellipses, circles, arcs, and pie shapes

·         Polygons and stars

·         Spirals and grids

·         Predefined shapes

·         Shape recognition

·         Shaping objects

·         Selecting and moving nodes

·         Manipulating segments

·         Adding, removing, joining, and aligning nodes<l/i>

·         Transforming nodes

·         Breaking the path

·         Mirroring changes

·         Skewing and stretching objects

·         Smudging and smearing objects

·         Roughening objects

·         Distortion effects

·         Twirl effects

·         Envelopes

·         Cropping, splitting, and erasing objects

·         Trimming objects

·         Filleting, scalloping, and chamfering corners

·         Welding and intersecting objects

·         PowerClip objects

Module 2: Symbols, and layers

·         Layers

·         Creating layers

·         Layer properties

·         Moving and copying layers and objects

·         Symbols

·         Creating, editing, and deleting symbols

·         Symbols in drawings

·         Managing collections and libraries

·         Linking and embedding objects

·         Inserting

·         Editing

·         Managing projects

·         Project database

·         Assigning and copying object data

·         Viewing an object data

Module 3: Color and fills

·         Color

·         Color models

·         Color depth

·         Document palette

·         Color palettes

·         Creating and editing

·         Organizing and displaying

·         Palette libraries

·         Properties

·         Filling objects

·         Uniform, fountain fills, pattern and texture fills

·         PostScript texture fills

·         Mesh fills

·         Fills to areas

·         Color management

·         Installing, loading, and embedding color profiles

·         Assigning color profiles

·         Converting colors to other color profiles

·         Choosing color-conversion settings

·         Soft proofing

·         Color management presets and policies

·         Safe CMYK workflow

Module 4: Special effects

·         Changing the transparency of objects

·         Transparencies

·         Merge modes

·         Using lenses with objects

·         Applying lenses

·         Editing lenses

·         Adding 3D effects to objects

·         Contouring objects

·         Applying perspective to objects

·         Extrusions, bevel effects and drop shadows

·         Blending objects

Module 5: Text

·         Adding and manipulating text

·         Importing and pasting text

·         Artistic text

·         Paragraph text

·         Columns to text frames

·         Paragraph text frames

·         Baseline grid

·         Selecting text

·         Finding, editing, and converting text

·         Shifting, rotating, mirroring, and flipping text

·         Moving text

·         Wrapping text

·         Fitting text to a path

·         Embedding graphics and adding special characters

·         Working with legacy text

·         Formatting text

·         Typefaces and fonts

·         Formatting characters

·         Text color

·         Kerning a range of characters

·         Text case

·         OpenType features

·         Character and word spacing

·         Line and paragraph spacing

·         Adding bullets

·         Drop caps

·         Character position and angle

·         Aligning text

·         Tabs and indents

·         Text styles

·         Hyphenating text

·         Formatting codes

·         Displaying nonprinting characters

·         Managing fonts

·         Substituting fonts

·         Previewing and identifying fonts

·         Bitstream Font Navigator

·         Writing tools

·         QuickCorrect

·         Spelling checker and Grammatik

·         Thesaurus

·         Languages

·         Checking styles

·         Rule classes

·         Word lists

·         Checking statistics

Module 6: Templates and styles

·         Working with templates

·         Searching

·         Using templates

·         Creating

·         Editing

·         Styles and style sets

·         Creating, Applying and Editing style sets

·         Object properties

·         Exporting and importing

·         Assigning keyboard shortcuts

·         Finding objects

·         Breaking the link

·         Color styles

Module 7: Pages and layout

·         Working with pages and layout tools

·         Specifying the page layout

·         Page background

·         Adding, duplicating, renaming, and deleting pages

·         Inserting page numbers

·         Rulers, grid and guidelines

·         Scale

·         Tables

·         Adding tables to drawings

·         Selecting, moving, and navigating table components

·         Inserting and deleting table rows and columns

·         Resizing table cells, rows, and columns

·         Formatting tables and cells

·         Text in tables

·         Converting tables to text

·         Merging and splitting tables and cells

·         Manipulating tables

·         Adding images, graphics, and backgrounds to tables

·         Importing tables

Module 8: Bitmaps

·         Working with bitmaps

·         Converting vector graphics to bitmaps

·         Importing bitmaps

·         Cropping bitmaps

·         Dimensions and resolution of bitmaps

·         Straightening bitmaps

·         Digimarc watermarks to identify bitmaps

·         Removing dust and scratch marks from bitmaps

·         Special effects

·         Color and tone

·         Tone Curve filter

·         Bitmap color modes

 

Module 9: Web graphics

·         Object creation

·         Exporting bitmaps

·         Saving and applying Web presets

·         Exporting objects with transparent colors and backgrounds

·         Creating rollovers

·         Bookmarks and hyperlinks

·         Hotspots and alternate text

·         Exporting to HTML

·         Setting preferences

·         Creating Web-compatible text

·         Previewing and verifying files

·         Exporting to HTML

·         File formats

·         Importing files

·         Exporting files

·         Exporting to PDF

·         Office productivity applications

·         Supported file formats

·         CorelDraw Customization

 

Pagemaker

1.Introduction To DTP
2.Adobe PageMaker 7.0
3.Create Publication
4.Menu Bar
5.Toolbox
6.Explanations Of Toolbox
7.The Pasteboard
8.Bullets And Numbering
9.Printing
10.Adobe Photoshop
11.Setting Up Document
12.Page Size And Orientation
13.Resolution
14.Color Mode
15.Background Contents
16.Opening An Image From Disk
17.Toolbox
18.Details Of Photoshop Tools
19.Detailed Layout Of The Photoshop Tools
20.Edit Image With Adobe Photoshop
21.Correcting Scanned Image
22.Repair A Damaged Image
23.Remove An Object
24.Cropping And Resizing
25.Altering Images
26.Working With Layers
27.CorelDraw
28.The CorelDraw Window
29.Tool Overview
30.Flyouts
31.Page Navigation With The Page Selector
32.The Property Bar
33.Color Palettes
34. Keyboard shortcuts

 

Scope : Graphics Designing, Printing Press, Newspaper, Ad Agencies etc.