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Photoshop Introduction Training Course
London and UK wide
- 2 days Instructor-led
Who is this course for?
Our Photoshop Introduction course is suitable for those people looking to create professional graphics for print and web output.
It will suit those from various disciplines including web design, desktop publishing, multimedia design, digital video editing and others just wanting to understand an industry leading graphic manipulation package.
A working knowledge of computers, browsing the web, using IT applications (spreadsheets, presentations) and moving copying files.
BenefitsThis course will enable you to learn key tools available in Photoshop to manipulate images, effectively use colour, and prepare artwork for print and web. This course will prepare you for our Adobe Photoshop Advanced course.
Exploring default Workspace & Bridge
Introduction to the Toolbar
Palette management & Screen real estate
History Palette & Undoing Actions
Working with Selections
Creating Selections using Magic Wand
Quick Selection and Lasso tools
Combining Selection tools for complex objects
Saving and Reloading a Selection
Using Levels and Curves
Compensate for flash with Shadow & Highlight
Variations to quickly decide about a colour cast
Hue & Saturation controls
Blurring and sharpening using Filters
Painting and Retouching Images
Digital darkroom techniques
Clone Stamp and Heal tools
Creating, saving and loading custom colours
Painting with Paintbrush, Pencil or Paint Bucket tool
Introduction to Gradients and painting with Gradients
Working with Quick Mask mode & Layer Masks
Working with Layers
Importing images, Layers and Selections
Transforming Layer Objects & using the Smart Objects
Starting to build layered compositions
Colour modes, Resolution and Image Size
Cropping an image vs. Extending the Canvas
File formats & optimising artwork for the Web
What you get
Training is held in our modern, comfortable, air-conditioned suites
Modern-spec IT, fully networked with internet access
"What do I get on the day?"
Lunch is provided at a local restaurant or pub. Browse the sample menus:
Breaks and timing
Courses start at 9:30am.
Please aim to be with us for 9:15am.
Joining information (how to get to our venues)
Available throughout the day:
- Hot beverages
- Clean, filtered water
Training formats & Services
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Alan's teaching was very thorough and even those of us with some previous experience of Photoshop benefitted from his knowledge. I've learnt so much about how and why things work in Photoshop and will definitely be able to use his shortcuts to improve my day-to-day workflow. Thank you!