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Adobe Photoshop Beginner to Intermediate Training - 2 Days

Adobe Photoshop Training Course

Platform: Windows PC and Apple Mac

Courseware: Comprehensive training manual provided per person

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of Windows or Apple Mac operating system

Software Version: Training available for Adobe Photoshop CS5.5, CS5, CS4, CS3, CS2, CS, 7, 6, 5.5

Course Overview:
Photoshop allows designers and photographers to produce variety of artwork by manipulating and composing digital and drawn images, using powerful layering and masking techniques and a wealth
of special effect filters. During this photoshop training course you will learn how to produce professional
quality images for print and web. You will cover fundamental topics such as size, resolution, contrast
and colour adjustments, retouching, special effects and correct output.

Photoshop Beginner to Intermediate Training Outline

Photoshop Overview

  • About Photoshop
  • Working with bitmap and vector images
  • Various design workflow's

The Interface

  • Using the menu bar
  • Setting preferences
  • Customising palettes
  • Opening and importing images/graphics
  • Creating new documents
  • Navigation and magnification
  • Using the Navigator window

Basic Image Manipulation

  • Cropping
  • Resizing the image
  • Working with image resolution
  • Setting colour modes
  • Making greyscale images
  • Saving formats

Image Enhancement

  • Basic Levels
  • Basic Curves
  • Using Hue and Saturation
  • Sepia effects
  • Sharpening images

Correcting Mistakes

  • Undo shortcuts
  • Using the History palette
  • Making a snapshot

Working with Selections

  • Using the range of selection tools
  • Working with selection options
  • Saving selections to channels
  • Editing selections
  • Feathering images with selections

Changing Image Content

  • Cloning in an image
  • Using the retouching tools
  • Working with the paint tools
  • Using colour options in Photoshop
  • Copying parts of other images

Working with Layers

  • About Photoshop layers
  • Creating/deleting layers
  • Automatic layer creation
  • Adding text layers
  • Hiding/locking layers
  • Setting layer attributes
  • Working with layer sets
  • Transforming layers
  • Blending layers
  • Using layer masks
  • Creating Adjustment layers
  • Working with layer effects
  • Using the Flatten Image command

Considerations for Web and Print

  • PSD documents for future editing
  • Print based file formats
  • Image compression for web


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