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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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Attendees surveyed11863
  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
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  Overall Experience9.6 / 10
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"The instructor was brilliant!"



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"Ian was very friendly and helpful throughout. Lunch was very good."



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"clear explanation and time to write notes and ask questions"



"Simo was excellent!"



"Course trainer able to answer variety of questions and offer advice specific to work we are doing"



"The course material was layered very well, learnt a lot and I'm not scared to use it on my own now as I was when I started the course. "



"teaching, great lessons and great food"



"Lunch and refreshments were way above what I expected / received on other courses. Easy to find, plenty of resources, knowledgeable trainer who answered all questions thoroughly."



"Excellent overall - particularly appreciated food and drinks provided. Ian was a great teacher. Would definitely recommend to others. Thanks!"



"The tempo in general of the course was great, the tutor friendly and I learnt a lot. It covered a vast amount of stuff and the tutor was really helpful when things weren't going quite right or I had missed something."



"Very knowledgeable, all the basics seemed to be covered, I feel like I have a very good grounding to go away and play with photoshop and learn more. Thank you!"



"Really good and patient trainer, and the environment was lovely. "



"Teachers were very good at answering questions"



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"All very good"



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"The course was well structured and well taught, I am coming away knowing a lot more than when I arrived. All the staff were welcoming and friendly, and the facilities were good too. Very enjoyable."



"Pretty good overall "



"Very patient. informed me of other tools/websites to download free tools that i ha no idea about"



"The content was good for an introduction to the software"



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