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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
• Use layers confidently to combine and collage images
• Using filters and special effects to add creative touches
• How to output artwork for print and the web 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 per day

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Course Outline

  • Day one

    Photoshop Essentials
    • The Photoshop interface
    • Using Photoshop workspaces and panels
    • Image Navigation tools
    • Using the History panel

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

    Setting basic image characteristics
    • Considerations when creating new documents
    • Cropping and rotating artwork
    • Changing image dimensions and resolution

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

    Working with selections
    • Marquee selections
    • Lasso selections
    • Selecting by the colour difference
    • Modifying and combining selections
    • Saving and loading selections

    Retouching techniques
    • Removing imperfections and unwanted details
    • Working with the Clone Stamp tool
    • The Spot Healing Brush
    • Removing objects using Content-Aware Fill

    Questions and answers
  • Day two

    Working with paint and colour
    • Mixing and sampling colour
    • The Paint Brush tool
    • Using the Brush Settings Panel
    • 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
    • Working with Creative Cloud Libraries
    • Exporting layered documents

    Creative techniques using layers
    • Colour Fill Layers
    • Layer opacity and blending modes
    • 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
Experience + Flexibility

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 surveyed16731
  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




"Simo was very patient and explained everything at a good speed - not too slow but not too fast!"



"great course overall"



"Friendly, knowledgeable tutors, small groups, all round excellent service."



"Simo was incredibly knowledgeable and paced the course really well. It was really good to try and combine different tools and techniques, and I appreciated how Simo adapted and answered our questions when needed. Great course and will definitely recommend to anyone in future! "



"Simo went at a great pace for the introduction. Really friendly and approachable trainer, definitely recommend! Learnt so much from just two days."



"Friendly, welcoming atmosphere, chilled "



"Helpful and friendly, lots of knowledge and support"



"Ian was really approachable and the class size was perfect (6 people) so you felt like you could ask questions without holding up too many people. There were enough breaks so that I stayed engaged throughout the two days. I really enjoyed the course."



"Trainer excellent"



"everything it was very beneficial and i learnt what i needed to "



"Great knowledgeable teaching "



"Very good training, delivered at the right pace with plenty of time for trying out things ourselves. Great lunch! Nice take-home resources, they will be very useful. "



"great environment, great learning pace. everything is good. "



"Good class size, plenty of one to one advice. "



"Everything! Simo was awesome and the location and food were also perfect. "



"very informative, the trainer is excellent! went beyond my expectations, would definitely come back"



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"Knowledgeable and friendly "



"Everything that was provided was great."



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"the courses are very helpfull"



"Good pace and content. Thanks."



"approachable, friendly environment "



"Great examples, good pace. great food!"



"The day flowed very smoothly, I could tell it was well organised"



"Everything was great, good timings for breaks, good food, excellent tutor. I will definitely be back for the intermediate stage. "



"Easy to understand examples and great teaching technique - Simo was a great tutor!"



"Divulging a lot of information but at a pace that made the program much more accessible for a new time user"



"Catering to everyone in the class. Working at a good speed. "



"Simo was an excellent tutor, I really feel energised to go and make pretty things and I now fully understand the basics of Photoshop rather than muddling along. The food was awesome too"



"Individual learner attention, and advice for photography learning."



"Simo was so helpful! He answered everyone's questions and gave us some great examples to do so that we could get the hang of photoshop"



"Appreciated the breaks as the course required a lot of concentration, everything went seamlessly and was very enjoyable. I liked the classes were small as we got a lot of one on one support"



"You Were Great!"



"Very patient and clear training, which was also extremely interesting! Very encouraging of questions and ensuring content was relevant; really enjoyed it. Thank you!"