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  • Photoshop Beginner Course 
  • Photoshop Advanced Course

Course Date  City Course Times    Cost  
September        
26 Sep - 27 Sep Birmingham - City Centre 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
27 Sep - 28 Sep Edinburgh 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
October        
02 Oct - 03 Oct Bristol 9AM - 4PM    £450 Book
02 Oct - 03 Oct Cardiff 9AM - 4PM    £450 Book
11 Oct - 12 Oct Newcastle 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
26 Oct - 27 Oct Birmingham - City Centre 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
31 Oct - 01 Nov Birmingham - City Centre 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
31 Oct - 01 Nov Edinburgh 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
November        
07 Nov - 08 Nov Newcastle 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
29 Nov - 30 Nov Edinburgh 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
30 Nov - 01 Dec Birmingham - City Centre 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
30 Nov - 01 Dec Birmingham - City Centre 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
December        
11 Dec - 12 Dec Newcastle 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
18 Dec - 19 Dec Birmingham - City Centre 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
19 Dec - 20 Dec Edinburgh 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book

Course Date  City Course Times    Cost  
 
26 Sep - 27 Sep Birmingham - City Centre 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
26 Oct - 27 Oct Birmingham - City Centre 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
31 Oct - 01 Nov Birmingham - City Centre 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
30 Nov - 01 Dec Birmingham - City Centre 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
30 Nov - 01 Dec Birmingham - City Centre 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
18 Dec - 19 Dec Birmingham - City Centre 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
 
02 Oct - 03 Oct Bristol 9AM - 4PM    £450 Book
 
02 Oct - 03 Oct Cardiff 9AM - 4PM    £450 Book
 
27 Sep - 28 Sep Edinburgh 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
31 Oct - 01 Nov Edinburgh 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
29 Nov - 30 Nov Edinburgh 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
19 Dec - 20 Dec Edinburgh 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
 
11 Oct - 12 Oct Newcastle 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
07 Nov - 08 Nov Newcastle 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
11 Dec - 12 Dec Newcastle 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book

Photoshop CC Beginner course

We also offer training in CS6


Course Description:

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.


Target Audience:

You need no previous experience to attend this course.

Photoshop CC Beginner course

We also offer training in CS6


Course Outline:

Lesson 1: Photoshop essentials

  • • The Photoshop interface
  • • Working with tabbed windows
  • • Image Navigation tools
  • • Using the History panel and multiple undo
  • • History brush and snapshots
  • • Working with Mini Bridge

Lesson 2: The characteristics of a Photoshop file

  • • Pixels and paint programs
  • • Image resolution, dimensions and file size
  • • Understanding colour channels
  • • Understanding file formats

Lesson 3: Setting basic image characteristics

  • • Creating new documents
  • • Cropping and rotating artwork
  • • Changing image size
  • • Upsampling low resolution images
  • • Making colour mode conversions
  • • Saving and exporting files for web and print

Lesson 4: Correcting an image

  • • Understanding image Histograms
  • • Using the Levels command
  • • Adjusting colour balance
  • • Editing Hue and Saturation
  • • Replacing object colour

Lesson 5: Working with selections

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

Lesson 6: Retouching techniques

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

Lesson 7: Working with paint and colour

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

Lesson 8: Working with layers

  • • Building a multi-layered document
  • • Adding transparency to objects
  • • Moving, scaling and rotating layers
  • • Linking layers
  • • Locking and protecting layers
  • • Merging and flattening layers
  • • Exporting layered documents

Lesson 9: Creative techniques using layers

  • • Layer opacity and blends
  • • Creating layer effects
  • • Shadow, glow and emboss effects
  • • Introducing layer masks

Lesson 10: Shape and text layers

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

Lesson 11: Special effects with filters

  • • Using Photoshop filters
  • • Sharpen and Blur filters
  • • Camera shake reduction in Photoshop CC
  • • Using the Liquify command

Lesson 12: Printing and optimising documents

  • • Printing from Photoshop
  • • The Save for Web and Devices command
  • • Image compression and optimisation settings

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      Our goal is to make sure your training meets your objectives, not ours. Therefore, all of our outlines are used as guidelines for particluar courses. This outline does not guarantee that all the topics listed will be covered in the time allowed. The amount of material covered is based on the skill level of the student audience. We may change or alter course topics to best suit the classroom situation.

Course Date  City Course Times    Cost  
October        
03 Oct - 04 Oct Bristol 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
03 Oct - 04 Oct Glasgow 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
03 Oct - 04 Oct Glasgow 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
04 Oct - 05 Oct Leeds - City Centre 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
10 Oct - 11 Oct Manchester 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
25 Oct - 26 Oct London Bridge 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
November        
01 Nov - 02 Nov Bristol 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
02 Nov - 03 Nov Leeds - City Centre 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
06 Nov - 07 Nov Glasgow 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
07 Nov - 08 Nov Manchester 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
22 Nov - 23 Nov London Bridge 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
30 Nov - 01 Dec Glasgow 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
December        
05 Dec - 06 Dec Bristol 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
05 Dec - 06 Dec Leeds - City Centre 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
05 Dec - 06 Dec Manchester 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
18 Dec - 19 Dec London Bridge 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book

Course Date  City Course Times    Cost  
 
03 Oct - 04 Oct Bristol 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
01 Nov - 02 Nov Bristol 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
05 Dec - 06 Dec Bristol 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
 
03 Oct - 04 Oct Glasgow 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
03 Oct - 04 Oct Glasgow 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
06 Nov - 07 Nov Glasgow 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
30 Nov - 01 Dec Glasgow 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
 
04 Oct - 05 Oct Leeds - City Centre 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
02 Nov - 03 Nov Leeds - City Centre 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
05 Dec - 06 Dec Leeds - City Centre 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
 
25 Oct - 26 Oct London Bridge 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
22 Nov - 23 Nov London Bridge 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
18 Dec - 19 Dec London Bridge 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
 
10 Oct - 11 Oct Manchester 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
07 Nov - 08 Nov Manchester 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book
05 Dec - 06 Dec Manchester 9AM - 4PM    £395 Book

Photoshop CC Advanced course

We also offer training in CS6


Course Description:

The course includes advanced colour techniques, advanced selection techniques, advanced layering techniques, working with 3D layers and efficient layering and filtering techniques.


This course is recommended for delegates wanting to take their Adobe Certification exams.


Target Audience:

You should have attended the Adobe Photoshop Beginner course or have an equivalent working knowledge.

Photoshop CC Advanced course

We also offer training in CS6


Course Outline:

Lesson 1: Photoshop essentials

  • • Essential keyboard shortcuts
  • • Working smarter with Mini Bridge
  • • Customising the workspace
  • • Creating custom keyboard shortcuts
  • • Controlling menu item display
  • • Synchronising settings and presets

Lesson 2: Tone and colour correction

  • • Working with Adjustment Layers
  • • The Adjustments panel workflow
  • • Tone and colour correction techniques
  • • Working with Levels and Curves
  • • Working with the Info panel
  • • Using Fixed Colour Samplers

Lesson 3: Selective corrections

  • • Working with Camera RAW images
  • • Selective and local colour adjustments
  • • Editing Adjustment Layer Masks
  • • Target Adjustment controls
  • • Black and White command
  • • Colour grading effects

Lesson 4: Selection techniques

  • • Working with Photoshop Paths
  • • Creating selections from Paths
  • • Working in Quick Mask mode
  • • The Refine Edge command
  • • Masking fine details using Edge Detection properties
  • • Export options for creating image cut-outs

Lesson 5: Retouching techniques

  • • Canvas extensions using Content Aware Scale
  • • Getting the most from Content Aware tools
  • • The Vanishing Point filter
  • • Retouching in perspective

Lesson 6: Automating tasks

  • • The Actions panel
  • • Recording Actions
  • • Controlling Action playback
  • • Batch processing images with Actions
  • • Saving and loading Action sets

Lesson 7: Layer techniques

  • • Working faster and smarter with layers
  • • Filtering and searching layers
  • • The Auto Align and Blend Layers commands
  • • Using Layer Blend Modes
  • • The Perspective Warp tool

Lesson 8: Working with Layer Masks

  • • Creative techniques with Layer Masks
  • • Key tools for editing Layer Masks
  • • Adjusting Layer Mask properties
  • • Working with Layer Groups
  • • Using Clipping Groups

Lesson 9: Smart Objects

  • • Advantages of using layers as Smart Objects
  • • Converting layers to Smart Objects
  • • Embedding vs Linked Smart Objects
  • • Workflow for editing the content of Smart Objects

Lesson 10: Working with brushes and patterns

  • • Creating custom brushes
  • • Working with Paint Stroke dynamics
  • • Adjusting colour dynamics
  • • Custom patterns with Deco fills

Lesson 11: Filter techniques

  • • Creative effects with Smart Filters
  • • Editing Smart Filter Masks
  • • Filter opacity and blend controls
  • • Working with Blur Gallery filters

 

Our goal is to make sure your training meets your objectives, not ours. Therefore, all of our outlines are used as guidelines for particluar courses. This outline does not guarantee that all the topics listed will be covered in the time allowed. The amount of material covered is based on the skill level of the student audience. We may change or alter course topics to best suit the classroom situation.