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Adobe Photoshop CC : Introduction

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Two Day Course

Overview

Adobe Photoshop is the software of choice for professionals working with digital images. Whether you are using Photoshop for print or the web, this extremely popular course has proved to be the most efficient and effective way of getting started in Adobe Photoshop CC.

The course covers all major Photoshop features including compositing images, graphics and text, making colour corrections to an image, understanding resolution, creating a montage, using Photoshop filters, working with layers and channels and preparing images for use in print and the web.

This is an Adobe authorised training course which provides an ideal introduction to Adobe Photoshop CC.

You need no previous experience to attend this course.


What are the 5 things you will get out of the course?
• Understanding the toolset, workspace and Photoshop workflow
• Editing and enhancing the existing imagery
• Confidently understanding and work with layers
• Adding special effects and creative touches
• Producing artworks for cross platforms You need no previous experience of the software to attend this course.

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  • Public Courses

    Small class sizes so you get the maximum amount of trainer time possible. You attend with delegates from other companies.

    A great, cost efficient way to learn, discounts are also available for group bookings.

     

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  • Private Courses

    One to one tuition or a private group with just your colleagues. Your choice of duration, content and location. We can train at one of our centres or onsite with you wherever you are located.

    We offer a free consultation service to help work out every detail and build the perfect course for you.

    From £499 + VAT

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Course Outline

  • Day one

    Photoshop essentials
    • The Photoshop interface
    • Image Navigation tools
    • Using the History panel
    • History brush and snapshots

    The characteristics of a Photoshop file
    • Pixels and paint programs
    • Image resolution, dimensions and file size
    • Colour Channels and Modes

    Setting basic image characteristics
    • New documents vs Artboards
    • Cropping and rotating artwork
    • Changing image dimensions and resolution

    Working with Tone and Colour
    · Brightness and Contrast adjustments
    • Adjusting colour balance
    ·Hue and Saturation command
    • Selective colour edits

    Working with selections
    • Lasso and marquee tools
    • Quick Selection and Magic Wand tools
    • Modifying selection shape
    • Saving and loading selections

    Retouching techniques
    • Removing imperfections and unwanted details
    • The Clone tool
    • Healing Brush tools
    • Content-Aware Retouching tools

    Questions and answers
  • Day two

    Working with paint and colour
    • Mixing and sampling colour
    • The Paint Brush tool
    • Working with Brush settings
    • Adding solid colour fills
    • Adding gradient fills

    Working with layers
    • Building a multi-layered document
    • Cut out techniques
    • Moving, scaling and rotating layers
    ·Warp and Distort transforms
    ·Content Aware Scale
    • Libraries Panel
    • Exporting layered documents

    Creative techniques using layers
    · Colour Fill Layers
    • Layer opacity and blends
    • Creating layer effects
    • Using layer masks

    Shape and text layers
    • Vector shape layers
    • Adjusting shape layer properties
    • Working with the Text tool
    • Character and paragraph formatting

    Filters
    • Using filters for special effects
    • Sharpen and Blur filters
    • Liquify filter

    Exporting finished artwork
    • Exporting images for digital applications
    • File formats for print applications

    Questions and answers
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We know training inside out. We can advise you on all the options to make sure you get the best possible course.

Tell us you need to cancel 5 working days before your course and there’s no charge. Great for your peace of mind.

Our trainers bring their years of industry experience into the classroom. You'll leave confident and prepared.

The smallest class size in the industry. More one on one time with the trainer and a less intimidating group size.

Tell us which you use and it'll be booted up and waiting with the latest software when you arrive.

We provide a lovely onsite lunch so you can relax. We can cater for any dietary requirement with no fuss.

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  Client Ratings

Attendees surveyed10881
  Trainer Knowledge9.8 / 10
  Trainer Materials9.6 / 10
  Trainer Preparation9.8 / 10
  Overall Trainer Score9.7 / 10
  Centre Lunch9.6 / 10
  Centre Staff9.9 / 10
  Overall Centre Score9.7 / 10
  Overall Experience9.6 / 10
  % Who Would Recommend Us99.7%

  Recent Feedback




"Course content was relevant and engaging - Simo was very knowledgeable and a very good teach who is clearly passionate about Photoshop which made it a pleasure to learn."



"Excellent training as well as the facilities. "



"Really clear explanations"



"helping out with questions and making sure everyone understands. Going at a digestible pace"



"Clear comms before course, friendly staff, great course and great food/drink options"



"Calmly and effectively breaking down processes that are essential and unique to photoshop. Materials provided helped me write down notes effectively. Photoshop has become far more approachable and logical to use, even if the information I have been given is still taking time to soak in. "



"Overall I had a great experience, from the welcome until the last day. Thank you all so much!"



"Lots! Really informative and helpful and Kate was lovely and very knowledgable. "



"Good small class size, approachable, able to ask questions"



"course was very well organised."



"Everything was very clear and helpful"



"friendly, relaxed atmosphere"



"Everything was great"



"Environment was very nice and tech was all set up"



"Working on examples was really helpful"



"Everything - a brilliant intro to Photoshop - I learnt more in just the first hour of the course than I had managed to work out myself in a week! Facilities were great too. Looking forward to my next course in a few weeks!"



"Very good at explaining things in a simple way."



"Much needed frequent breaks when looking at a screen all day. Great food and refreshments Trainers knowledgable and able to work through real life examples with you"



"Real world examples that I can use in my job, Kate was great and really knowledgable! "



"Easy to talk to"



"Simo was very good at breaking things down and making sure we all understood. Thanks!"



"fantastic course. very clear, very helpful"



"Very informative and patient when teaching each task"



"communication, explaining things clearly and trainers really care about making an impact"



"Really great environment and great staff and really good trainer with a good energy "



"Great examples, and all questions answered."



"Excellent training - fast paced and covered a lot of ground. Facilities and food very good. Trainer well prepared, knowledgeable and patient with queries. Would have no hesitation in coming for another course."



"Training, food, hospitality - all first class."



"Offices are really nice, lunch was delicious, trainer was excellent, would definitely recommend! "



"Food was amazing!"



"Great at keeping things simply and didn't run things through too quickly or too slow! Really knowledgable and helped with any questions we had."



"Approachable trainer, nice environment"



"Mr. Simo was so kind and helpful , I had lots of question about Photoshop and he answered all."



"The trainer was excellent, made sure that we understood every single exercise over the two days."



"Well above expectation. Simo is a fantastic trainer, extremely knowledgeable and approachable. He kept a good pace throughout. Facilities were super - feeling very spoilt! "