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Adobe Photoshop CC : Intermediate

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Two Day Course

Classroom Based

Overview

This Adobe authorised course is designed for those with some experience of working with Photoshop who want to get more from this immensely powerful and versatile program. This is a two day intermediate level course designed to enable you to realise your creative and productive potential.

The course will teach you about tone and colour correction, using adjustment layers and layer masks, new retouching techniques in Photoshop CC, automating tasks, working with shapes and brushes and using powerful layering and filtering techniques.

This is a practical, hands-on course designed to enable you to work more quickly and effectively using Adobe Photoshop CC. Feel free to bring along examples of your work if you wish.

What are the 5 things you will get out of the course?
• Refining and improving your existing Photoshop knowledge
• Productive and time-saving tips and shortcuts
• Pushing the creative potential with layers and masks
• Troubleshooting tips and problem-solving
• Exploring more of the creative possibilities with filters and brushes


You should have attended the Introduction to Adobe Photoshop course at Media Training or have an equivalent working knowledge.

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

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
    • Essential keyboard shortcuts
    • Working smarter with Adobe Bridge
    • Controlling menu item display
    • Managing settings and presets

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

    Selective corrections
    • Selective and local colour adjustments
    • Using Adjustment Layer Masks
    • Targeted Adjustment controls
    • Colour grading effects

    Selection techniques
    • Cut out techniques
    • Making paths using the Pen tool
    • Creating selections from paths
    • Editing selections in Quick Mask mode
    • Adjusting selections using Select and Mask
    • Preserving fine detail in selections and layer masks

    Content-Aware retouching techniques
    • Canvas extensions using Content Aware Scale
    • Protecting content while resizing images
    • Tips and tricks for getting the most from Content-Aware tools

    Questions and answers
  • Day two

    Automating tasks
    • Speeding up workflow with the Actions panel
    • Recording Actions
    • Controlling Action playback
    • Batch processing images with Actions
    • Saving and loading Action sets

    Layer techniques
    • Working faster and smarter with Layers
    • Combining images with Auto-Align and Blend Layers
    • Using Layer Blending Modes
    • Perspective Warp

    Working with Layer Masks
    • Creative techniques with Layer Masks
    • Adjusting Layer Mask properties
    • Working with Layer Groups
    • Using Clipping Masks

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

    Working with brushes
    • Creating custom brushes
    • Working with stroke smoothing modes
    • Creative effects using the Brush Settings Panel
    • Managing Brush Presets

    Filter techniques
    • Creative effects with Smart Filters
    • Editing Smart Filter Masks
    • Filter opacity and blend controls

    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 more than 7 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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