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Adobe Photoshop CC : Introduction

  725 reviews

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
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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The most recent comments from attendees of our courses are shown below. We reckon they will give you a pretty good indication of how they think we perform.

  Client Ratings

Attendees surveyed11337
  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




"Very clear, easy to follow training. All staff very friendly and helpful."



"friendly concise clear approachable"



"Classes moved at a good rate, not too fast. "



"Pace of the course was really good. Felt it was a bit slow at first but actually the fundamentals were really important"



"good quality course, perfect trainer"



"Pleasant environment, lovely food, good trainer"



"Excellent organisation, great facilities and catering and most importantly the trainer is really knowledgeable and patient (we asked her so many times the same questions and she was very patiently replying, she also was able to asnwer very specific questions). I would definitely recommend this course to colleague and friends."



"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"



"The environment and the hospitality is great. Small class sizes ensured we each got enough attention and help."



"Great teacher, lovely facilities- overall a great course "



"The food was amazing! I really enjoyed the whole space and being able to see different courses has made me want to take other ones!"



"Very well organised and informative"



"Simo was great. Really good class and fun. Food and centre both lovely and other staff members very friendly."



"Very comfortable atmosphere, great learning environment, relaxed setting. The 6 months support is a fantastic addition. Simo knows his stuff and taught it very well! I would train with him, and your company again and definitely recommend you."



"Simo was very focused and stayed on point, and offered plenty of one on one help when needed"



"Great environment and lunch"



"Food, amending the course curriculum to suit the class needs/wants. Giving practical tips for our work"



"I have had a lovely week here, thanks! "



"Being clear, answering question, being flexible. The length of the day is good, nice having breaks as lots of info to take in."



"Course content was relevant and engaging - Simo was very knowledgeable and a very good teach who is clearly passionate about Photoshop which made it a pleasure to learn."



"Excellent training as well as the facilities. "



"Really clear explanations"



"helping out with questions and making sure everyone understands. Going at a digestible pace"



"Clear comms before course, friendly staff, great course and great food/drink options"



"Calmly and effectively breaking down processes that are essential and unique to photoshop. Materials provided helped me write down notes effectively. Photoshop has become far more approachable and logical to use, even if the information I have been given is still taking time to soak in. "



"Overall I had a great experience, from the welcome until the last day. Thank you all so much!"



"Lots! Really informative and helpful and Kate was lovely and very knowledgable. "



"Good small class size, approachable, able to ask questions"



"course was very well organised."



"Everything was very clear and helpful"



"friendly, relaxed atmosphere"



"Everything was great"