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Use Photoshop's editing suite to Manipulate and edit images Create digital paintings Create graphic design work Add realism to 3D models Generate animated GIFs

Adobe Photoshop CC Introduction 2 Days - London

Key Course Details:

Level:

Introduction to Intermediate

Duration:

2
Days
- 10am to 5pm

Price:

£395 + vat

Learn the fundamentals of Photoshop as we guide you through this comprehensive introduction to the number one image-manipulation program. We will show you how to adjust and enhance images. This is the perfect starting point for anyone interested in photographic visuals.

After we give you a complete tour of the Photoshop environment, we will show you how to adjust images, create compositions, fix common photo issues, apply colour fills and gradients, and adjust and style text and layers. With our guidance, your artwork will be ready for output to the web.

Learn the fundamentals of Photoshop as we guide you through this comprehensive introduction to the number one image-manipulation program. We will show you how to adjust and enhance images. This is the perfect starting point for anyone interested in photographic visuals.

After we give you a complete tour of the Photoshop environment, we will show you how to adjust images, create compositions, fix common photo issues, apply colour fills and gradients, and adjust and style text and layers. With our guidance, your artwork will be ready for output to the web.

  • Photoshop Introduction 2 Days

    Course Details

    This 2-day Introduction course helps you learn about the tools and features available in Adobe Photoshop. We will help you understand how this industry-leading program takes image manipulation to a new level. You will use the program's tools for painting, retouching, and enhancing images by using selections and layers.

    Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

    • Navigate the Photoshop environment
    • Select parts of an image in several ways
    • Enhance images by using Adjustment Layers and Smart Sharpen
    • Understand tools used for painting and retouching images
    • Fill areas with colour and gradients
    • Blend images to create simple compositions
    • Create type and produce simple adverts
    • Resize images for the web and for print
    • Add, adjust and style both text and layers
    • Output artwork for the web
    • Prepare images for print

    Our goal is for you to understand the basics of adjusting and enhancing images.

    Course Target Audience and delegate prerequisites:

    This course is intended for digital artists and photographers as well as those who work for advertising agencies, design agencies, marketing agencies, production houses, and specialist corporate departments.

    You will need basic PC or Mac skills, including a solid understanding of a computer's operating system (Windows or Mac OS). You will also need to know how to launch a program, create and save files, and copy files from CDs and other media.

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  • Full Course Outline

    The following is a general outline. The range of topics covered during your training is dependent upon student level, time available and preferences of your course booking.

    Managing the Adobe Photoshop Environment
    • Exploring the Interface
    • Managing Panels
    • Adjusting and Saving your Workspace
    • Zooming in and out and moving around
    • Using Undos with the History Panel
    Working with Selections
    • Creating Selections using Marquee, Magic Wand, Quick Selection and Lasso tools
    • Adding and Subtracting from a selection
    • Transforming a Selection
    • Modifying a Selection using Refine Edge
    • Saving and Reloading a Selection
    Enhancing an Image
    • Cropping an image
    • Using Levels and Curves Adjustment Layers
    • Using Hue/Saturation Adjustment Layer
    • Using Colour Balance Adjustment Layer
    • Sharpening using Smart Sharpen
    Painting, Retouching and creating Artistic Images
    • Basics of Painting
    • Clone Stamp and Healing Brush tools
    • Using the Filter Gallery
    Working with Layers
    • Creating New Layers
    • Transforming Layer Objects
    • Applying Transparency and changing the Blend modes
    • Adding Text
    • Creating Layer Masks
    • Adding Layer Styles
    Working with Colour
    • Choosing colours
    • Using the Eyedropper tool
    • Filling an area with colour
    • Creating gradients
    Adding Type
    • Using the Type tool
    • Formatting Text
    • Adding Layer styles to Text
    • Rasterising text
    Checking the Image settings
    • Sizing images for web pages
    • Sizing images for print
    • Resizing images
    • Changing the Canvas Size
    Saving images
    • Understanding different file types
    • Saving for Web
    Printing images
    • Understanding the Print options
    Layer Masks
    • Working non-destructively with Layer Masks
    • Creating Layer Masks
    • Editing Layer Masks
    • Creating Fading Effects with Layer Masks
  • Location Details

    This course is provided at the XChange Training London training centre based at:

    5 St John’s Lane
    Clerkenwell
    London
    EC1M 4BH

    St John’s Lane is located in the heart of Clerkenwell close to the junction of Farringdon and Clerkenwell Road. Farringdon tube & train station is just a few minutes away and the training centre can also be accessed from Chancery Lane and Barbican tubes in about 10 minutes. There is also easy direct access by bus from Waterloo (243) and West End (55) with nearby stops.

    Daily course times run between 10am and 4:30pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks. We recommend arrival at 9.45am for registration on the first day of the course.

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  • Photoshop Introduction 2 Days - Upcoming London Course Dates

    08 Dec - 09 Dec Special Offer! £345 + vat
    12 Jan - 13 Jan £395 + vat
    14 Feb - 15 Feb £395 + vat
    09 Mar - 10 Mar £395 + vat
    25 Apr - 26 Apr £395 + vat
    11 May - 12 May £395 + vat
    27 Jun - 28 Jun £395 + vat
    13 Jul - 14 Jul £395 + vat
    08 Aug - 09 Aug £395 + vat
    24 Aug - 25 Aug £395 + vat
  • Client Reviews

    "Very Informative and useful. Great insight into Photoshop and its commercial uses at work. Excellent location and trainer."

    Shane O’Byrne, MEC Global, Photoshop - 2 Day Introduction

    "The course was very helpful. As a complete novice I now feel I have enough knowledge to get started. I enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere and small group. I would definitely recommend this course. "

    Kerri McKenna, The Bead Shop, Photoshop Introduction - 2 Days

    "Great one to one training which was really specific and which I can implement immediately to my everyday workload as soon as I get back in to the office!"

    Brunella Capozzi, Disney, Photoshop - 2 Day Bespoke

    "I thought the training was excellent and was impressed by the knowledge of the instructor. I also found the adaptability to teach on images I brought with me extremely helpful. Many thanks!"

    Keith Baker, Science Press Ltd, Photoshop - 2 Day Introduction

    "Very good course, learned a lot that I can apply straight away."

    Gary McCall, Getty Images, Photoshop - 2 Day Introduction

    "The trainer had an excellent knowledge of product and how to apply things in a day to day situation."

    Faye Purver, Mi-Case, Photoshop - 2 Day Introduction

    "Thanks for great few days of learning, I really enjoyed the course! The post course files will be very handy."

    Vicky Keeler, Kellogg, Photoshop - 2 Day Introduction

    "Good basic introduction to Photoshop but included some advanced elements that could be expanded on with further reading/training."

    Karen Hartley, J Murphy & Sons, Photoshop - 2 Day Introduction

    "The trainer was excellent and able to answer any questions I had. Great conditions and excellent helpful staff throughout my day."

    Steven Arnoldi, M & G, Photoshop - 1 Day Introduction

    "I now feel very confident with Photoshop, the last two days have helped build my knowledge of the program and I look forward to trying out the new things I have learnt."

    Alex Goodman, iris Culture, Photoshop - 1 Day Introduction