<p>This course is aimed at new and novice users of Adobe PhotoShop</p>


At the end of this course, attendees will be able to confidently begin using PhotoShop to manipulate images and photographs and prepare them for print or the web.


<p>Familiarity with Windows or Macs</p>


Courses are delivered in CS5, CS6, CC.

What will I learn?

  • The PhotoShop Environment

    Differentiate between raster and vector graphics, Work with navigation tools, Customize the Photoshop environment and menus

  • Open and Saving Files

    Exploring Adobe Bridge, Opening and Saving files into different formats and creating new files

  • Image and Colour Basics

    Determine display and print resolution, resampling, cropping images, RGB and CMYK colour models, Colour management, creating Duotones, Defining Foreground and Background colours, using the Colour Picker, Colour palette and Swatches palette

  • Contrast and Colour Correction

    Altering brightness/contrast and colour balance, using histograms, using the Auto commands

  • Selecting Areas of an Image

    Using the Marquee and Lasso tools and the Magic Wand, Feathering, Modifying, Transforming and Saving selections

  • Retouching and Editing Tools

    Using the following tools – Clone stamp, Healing brush, Spot healing brush and Patch tool, Dodge, Burn, Sponge, Sharpening tools and the Eraser

  • Working with Layers

    Creating layers, merging, flattening, linking and locking layers, creating adjustment layers and using layer styles

  • Working with Type

    Creating Point and Paragraph type, Character and Paragraph settings, creating Type effects

  • Paths

    Converting selections to Paths, using the Pen tool and exporting Paths

  • Channels and Masks

    Quick mask mode, the Channels palette and using Layer Masks

  • Saving Completed Images

    Saving images for use in print applications, the web and PDF.

How We Deliver

We currently deliver all training online to comply with the Government's guidelines.

How we Deliver

Online training works well for businesses whose staff are mainly working from home.

It allows us to train all of your staff with the same training needs at the same time. Your people simply log on from home, using details provided in advance by our team.

Choose from Watch and Learn sessions for larger groups or interactive hands on sessions for smaller groups.

When permitted we also offer face to face training at your offices.

All sessions can be customised to a half day or 90 minute sprint session and tailored to fit your needs, covering the topic(s) within a course that are most important to your business.