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Adobe Photoshop Introduction

This course is for people who would like to use Photoshop tools to manipulate images for professional applications.

2 days course
4.62  (65 reviews)
What you will learn:
  • Learn tools for selecting parts of an image
  • Refine the edges of selections
  • Create non-destructive workflow with layers
  • Enter and edit type
  • Repair, resize, sharpen and adjust image tone
  • Optimise images for web
What you'll get:
Post course support
Capped class sizes
Course prerequisites

Participants will need to be familiar with Windows or Mac and have an understanding of page layout.

Do I need to bring my own laptop?

Participants are not required to bring their own laptops as our dedicated computer training labs are equipped with the programs and files you will need access to on your training day.

Topics covered in this training course
  • Navigating Photoshop interface
  • Zoom and pan
  • Panels and workspaces
  • Tools panel
  • Rectangular marquee tool
  • Elliptical marquee tool
  • Transform a selection
  • Move tool
  • Select inverse
  • History panel
  • Save and load selection
  • Lasso, polygon lasso, magnetic lasso
  • Add or subtract from a selection
  • Magic wand tool
  • Quick selection tool
  • Use the grow and similar commands
  • Create a new blank canvas
  • Copy between images
  • Refine edge (select and mask)
  • Crop tool
  • Create a stroke
  • Select colour with the eyedropper
  • Fill an area with colour
  • Choose a brush shape
  • Choose a brush size
  • Choose the brush hardness
  • Brush colour
  • Tools based on a brush
  • Eraser tool
  • Create and select a layer
  • Name layers
  • Add or delete layers
  • Drag layers between documents
  • Rearrange layers
  • Show and hide layers
  • Convert a layer to a background layer
  • Link layers
  • Move and copy layers
  • Create layer styles (effects)
  • Layer opacity and blending mode
  • Flatten layers
  • Scale, rotate, flip
  • Skew, distort, change perspective
  • Warp
  • Enter type with the type tool
  • Format type
  • Clipping mask – fill a Selection with a picture
  • Resize an image
  • Resample an image
  • Save for web
  • Optimize as JPEG or PNG
  • Clone stamp tool
  • Burn and dodge tools
  • Sponge tool
  • History brush tool
  • Spot healing brush tool
  • Healing brush tool
  • Patch tool
  • Content aware move tool
  • Content aware fill
  • Red eye tool
  • Adjusting levels
  • Shadows/highlights
  • Adjust basic curves
  • Adjustment layers
  • Unsharp mask
  • Image colour modes – RGB/CMYK
  • Add and replace colour
  • Camera raw filter
  • Use a brush on a layer mask
  • Use a gradient on a layer mask
    Reset options
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from 65 reviews
“Great structure, just the right detail. Overall happy. Thank you Annie!”
Annika, May 2019
“Very knowledgeable instructor. Very enthusiastic and engaging.”
Oliver, May 2019
“Annie was lovely and very knowledgeable. ”
Kelly, May 2019
“The trainer Katherine was excellent and was able to teach additional knowledge based on questions of the class that was not covered in the structure.”
Joey, May 2019