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Adobe Photoshop for Web Design Training - 1 Day

Adobe Photoshop for Web Design 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:
This special 1 day Photoshop course places focus purely on preparation of visual content for
web design. You will learn the fundamental features of Adobe Photoshop such as accurate pixel
sizing and web resolution, colour and tonal adjustments, special effects, working with text and
retouching. You will also learn essential techniques for optimising your graphics to keep file sizes
minimal for fast download while retaining desired image quality.

Photoshop for Web Design Training Outline

Web Graphics

  • About Photoshop
  • Working with bitmap and vector images
  • Images on the web
  • Download considerations
  • Planning and preparation

The Interface

  • Interface overview
  • Opening and importing images/graphics
  • Creating new documents
  • Navigation and magnification

Basic Image Manipulation

  • Cropping
  • Resizing the image for onscreen display
  • Working with image resolution for web
  • Using the RGB colour mode
  • Making greyscale images

Image Enhancement

  • Basic levels
  • Using Hue and Saturation
  • Sepia effects
  • Sharpening images

Correcting Mistakes

  • Undo shortcuts
  • Using the History palette

Working with Selections

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

Changing Image Content

  • Using the retouching tools
  • Working with the paint tools

Working with Layers

  • About Photoshop layers
  • Creating/deleting layers
  • Automatic layer creation
  • Adding text layers
  • Hiding/locking layers
  • Setting layer attributes
  • Transforming layers
  • Blending layers
  • Working with layer effects
  • Text layers
  • Creating shapes and paths
  • Editing & transforming shapes

Preparation for Web

  • PSD documents for preservation and future editing
  • Flattening layers for export
  • Slicing images for faster download
  • Export slice options
  • Working with the Save for Web feature
  • File formats - JPEG, PNG and GIF
  • Optimising files in the correct format
  • Saving and exporting images


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