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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 surveyed14704
  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




"Matt is a very encouraging, knowledgable trainer. I feel like I have really learned a lot and can not wait to implement it in my every day work. "



"This is my second time attending and both courses have had a really good, relaxed learning environment where you are encouraged to ask questions, go back to things you got stuck on, and Matt set it up so we were all actively working and editing whilst learning at the same time. For me, this is the most effective way to learn so i got a lot out of the course. Thank you!"



"Everything including friendly atmosphere"



"Training, food and office space all great"



"friendly team and super knowledgeable trainer"



"Everything really well explained with lots of time to practice"



"very friendly and happy to help"



"Trainer was excellent and explained everything very clearly"



"Really helpful trainer and ideal sized class ensuring enough time for 1-to-1 interaction alongside group based teaching. A lot of information to take in over two days but as it was taught so well, didn't feel overwhelming."



"Very comprehensive on all the key basics of Photoshop."



"Doing what you said you would in a really pleasant envronment. "



"The pace was perfect, great examples, really enjoyable, thank you!"



"Welcoming and Knowledgeable "



"Really helpful course. 30 mins at the end to work individually was great"



"Everything, very cool course"



"Being clear and inclusive of everyone of all abilities."



"The training ran very smoothly and everyone was very friendly."



"Everything! Really great course - happy with each element."



"Everything. Felt very welcome and the training was excellent. Simo explained everything very thoroughly and kept all examples relevant and interesting. "



"The lunch and refreshments were so good, really attentive and friendly staff. Nice atmosphere and good services Allergy info on lunch was so good"



"nice small classes meant i could ask questions when needed. lunch was really good and the facilities like the toilets etc. were very clean. "



"great examples and lots of practicing during the classes, very engaging class "



"The course was good. "



"Clean comfortable environment and nice instructors! "



"The facilities, staff, food and drinks were all great! Very approachable and a good pace of course. "



"Very professional and good value for money."



"Lunches, refreshments, breaks, teaching quality, frienliness"



"All the staff including my trainer were extremely friendly and helpful. The course was very informative and useful, all my questions were answered and I learned everything I needed to know!"



"Tailored attention, small group, interesting examples. "



"Trainer really friendly and knowledgeable, and keen to tailor learning and topics covered to individual needs. Sessions really well organised and structured. "



"Feel like we managed to cover all the key things in 2 days. Great overview at the end of course listing all the essentials, "



"Friendly, really nice atmosphere. Really good online resources."



"Staff are friendly and approachable and even recognized me from my last course. Simo has amazing knowledge of Photoshop and has given me loads of knowledge to take back and apply to my role. Fantastic!"



"everything was great"



"good knowledge "