Adobe Photoshop: Introduction (DM01)

Book your course now! Page 1 of 3

Duration: 2 Days 10.30am – 3.30pm
Award: Certificate
Location: London Bridge
Price: £522

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.

*This course runs very regularly. For dates please call 020 7221 3399

On This Course You Will Learn

Day One 

PHOTOSHOP ESSENTIALS

The Photoshop interface
Working with tabbed windows
Image Navigation tools
Using the History panel and multiple undo
History brush and snapshots
Working with Mini Bridge

THE CHARACTERISTICS OF A PHOTOSHOP FILE

Pixels and paint programs
Image resolution, dimensions and file size
Understanding colour channels
Understanding file formats

SETTING BASIC IMAGE CHARACTERISTICS

Creating new documents
Cropping and rotating artwork
Changing image size
Making colour mode conversions
Saving and exporting files for web and print
Upsampling low resolution images

CORRECTING AN IMAGE

Understanding image Histograms
Using the Levels command
Adjusting colour balance
Editing Hue and Saturation
Replacing object colour

WORKING WITH SELECTIONS

Lasso and marquee tools
Quick Selection and Magic Wand tools
Feathering selections
Modifying selection shape
Saving and loading selections

RETOUCHING TECHNIQUES

Removing imperfections and unwanted details
The Clone and Heal tools
Healing Brush tools
Content Aware retouching tools

Q & A

 

Day Two

WORKING WITH PAINT AND COLOUR

Mixing and sampling colour
The Paint Brush tools
Working with Brush settings
Adding solid colour fills
Adding gradient fills

WORKING WITH LAYERS

Building a multi-layered document
Adding transparency to objects
Moving, scaling and rotating layers
Linking layers
Locking and protecting layers
Merging and flattening layers
Exporting layered documents

CREATIVE TECHNIQUES USING LAYERS

Layer opacity and blends
Creating layer effects
Shadow, glow and emboss effects
Introducing layer masks

SHAPE AND TEXT LAYERS

Vector shape layers
Adjusting shape layer properties
Working with the Text tool
Character and paragraph formatting

SPECIAL EFFECTS WITH FILTERS

Using Photoshop filters
Sharpen and Blur filters
Using the Liquify command
Camera shake reduction in Photoshop CC

PRINTING AND OPTIMISING DOCUMENTS

Printing from Photoshop
The Save for Web and Devices command
Image compression and optimisation settings

Q & A

Recognition 

The Certificate is approved and recognised by the: Continuing Professional Development (CPD): www.cpduk.co.uk

Award

CPD-Approved LSPR Professional Development Certificate: Adobe Photoshop. The Certificate is awarded with a Pass, Merit or Distinction.

Assessment

The final Certificate award will be based on the following:

Critical Thinking Exercises set and completed during the training - a series of practical exercises are set for each session for the delegates to work on during their training. This is an effective way to try out what you have been learning and gain insight and feedback, as you progress with each session during the course. 

Bespoke Availability 

To meet your team’s specific needs, this course is also offered as a bespoke exclusive programme. It is also offered on a one-to-one tailored basis. Delivery options are either in-house, or at the LSPR premises in Kensington. Please contact LSPR for a quote.

Need more information about this course?
Call us on 020 7221 3399 or Email Us.

*One-to-one and small groups training sessions: duration may be subject to minor time alterations

Testimonials

"Excellent as always. Vicki was only too happy to answer all our questions and fill the gaps in our knowledge. Will come away from today with a far greater skill base to take into my work."

Run Communications