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Adobe Dreamweaver & Adobe Photoshop Training - 2 Days

Adobe Dreamweaver TrainingAdobe Photoshop Training

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: Adobe Dreamweaver versions CS5.5, CS5, CS4, CS3, 8, MX 2004, MX and Adobe Photoshop versions CS5.5, CS5, CS4, CS3, CS2, CS, 7, 6, 5.5

Course Overview:
This 2 day beginners course is designed to teach you the basics of Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Dreamweaver. You will first learn how to create and edit a variety of web ready images and graphics
using Photoshop before moving on to Adobe Dreamweaver where you will learn how to plan, create,
edit and maintain professional looking web pages. You will also gain an understanding of how the two applications work best together.


Dreamweaver and Photoshop 2 Day Training Outline

Training Course Introduction - Dreamweaver and Photoshop Overview

  • About Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Dreamweaver
  • How to plan a successful web project
  • Understanding compliant web design
  • Working with graphic types for the web

Day 1 - Working with Photoshop

Photoshop and Web Graphics

  • About Photoshop
  • Working with bitmap and vector images
  • Images on the web

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

Working with Layers

  • About Photoshop layers
  • Creating/deleting layers
  • Automatic layer creation
  • Adding text layers
  • Hiding/locking layers
  • Transforming layers
  • Working with layer effects
  • Text layers

Preparation for Web

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


Day 2 - Working with Adobe Dreamweaver

Concepts and Preparation

  • About Dreamweaver and Web Design
  • Understanding HTML
  • Planning a web site
  • Screen design considerations
  • Creating efficient web pages
  • Web browsers
  • Download times

Web Site Structure

  • Setting up a local site
  • Using the site window
  • Setting preferences
  • Site management
  • Creating a new file

The Assets Panel

  • About the assets panel
  • Adding objects to a page


  • Understanding HTML
  • How browsers and search engines read your pages
  • Viewing HTML

Working with Text

  • Adding text
  • Importing text
  • Text formatting
  • Using CSS to style text

Working with Photoshop Content

  • Placing Photoshop Images and graphics on a page
  • Positioning text to graphics
  • Creating alternate text

Working with Links

  • Internal and external links
  • E-mail links

Basic Interactivity

  • Creating rollover buttons/images

Working with Tables

  • Creating a table
  • Table attributes
  • Tables for layout
  • Applying contents and colour

The Upload Process

  • Checking links and preparing the site
  • Setting server details
  • Uploading
  • Synchronising/editing posted files


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If this Web Design outline does not match your requirements bespoke training is available.

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