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XChange Training Location Manchester

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 - Manchester

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 Manchester training centre based at:

    Piccadilly House
    49 Piccadilly
    Manchester
    M1 2AP

    Piccadilly House is located in the heart of Manchester directly next to the Piccadilly Gardens transport interchange with excellent bus and tram connections and is easily accessed from Piccadilly train Station (5 mins). Victoria station is also close by (around 10 mins).

    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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    XChange Training Location Manchester

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  • Photoshop Introduction 2 Days - Upcoming Manchester Course Dates

    13 Dec - 14 Dec Special Offer! £345 + vat
    07 Feb - 08 Feb £395 + vat
    23 Feb - 24 Feb £395 + vat
    28 Mar - 29 Mar £395 + vat
    25 Apr - 26 Apr £395 + vat
    22 Jun - 23 Jun £395 + vat
    06 Jul - 07 Jun £395 + vat
    18 Jul - 19 Jul £395 + vat
    08 Aug - 09 Aug £395 + vat
    12 Sep - 13 Sep £395 + vat
  • Client Reviews

    "The course was well informed and our tutor was very knowledgeable and patient with all students. I would highly recommend this course and XChange Training for the future. "

    Jenni Prichard, Kinleigh Folkard & Hayward, Photoshop - 2 Day Introduction

    "As an experienced Photoshop user it was really good to be shown that what I'm doing and the things I have taught myself are in fact right! It's also great to be shown new features. Overall a very good two days. Thanks!"

    Amy Smith, schuh, Photoshop - 2 Day Bespoke

    "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

    "Considering I have never used Photoshop before I have come away with a brilliant set of new skills that will not only help in my current job but also going forward in my career. Our trainer was a positive, enthusiastic and patient course leader and I have thoroughly enjoyed my two days on the course."

    Jourdan Kenny, Trendsetter Home Furnishings, Photoshop - 2 Day Introduction

    "Good pace and broad spectrum of basics covered, along with some harder content. Instructor was friendly, direct and highly knowledgeable. Not a pressured environment, very useful."

    Jennifer Brough, Chartered Insurance Institute, Photoshop - 1 Day Introduction

    "Great course, great tutor - really enjoyed it! Cheers!"

    Simon Thompson, Bedford Borough Council, Photoshop - 2 Day Intermediate

    "Overall I feel the Photoshop course was great. The tutor was patient and had a great in depth knowledge on Photoshop. All in all I had a great day and I feel like I'm a more confident Photoshop user thanks to the trainer and XChange training. "

    Jonathan Ford, Bos Ltd, Adobe Photoshop - 1 Day Advanced

    "Thoroughly enjoyed each course I've completed with XChange and found the training style to be brilliant and conducive to learning."

    Paul Fisher, BAE Systems, Photoshop - 2 Day Advanced

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

    Gary McCall, Getty Images, Photoshop - 2 Day Introduction

    "It was a good starting point to learn about Photoshop and was a good relaxed informal class."

    Melanie Day, Parker Hannifin, Photoshop - 2 Day Introduction