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Getting Started with Adobe Photoshop

Learn the fundamentals of Photoshop, navigating, editing images and layers and exploring image retouching.

About this Event

Photoshop is the go to application for editing images, but let’s face it, there are so many tools and options it can be bewildering. Our hands-on course will explain the fundamentals and have you up and running in no time. Learn to edit photos like a pro, repair images and remove unwanted elements, resize images, then work with layers and selections.

Understanding the fundamental elements will help you to build a solid foundation to work from. This session is designed to get your creative juices flowing and show you how to produce top quality digital images, saving time and money in the process.

This is an introductory level course.

What you get

  • Class size kept to a maximum of 10 participants.
  • Average class is 4-6 people.
  • Qualified, experienced and approachable facilitators.
  • Training materials and take away practice files.
  • Lifetime post course support.

We encourage you to bring along your own laptop so you are familiar with its layout and functionality. If you do not have a laptop, we can supply one on the training day

Getting Started with Photoshop Course Content

Photoshop Essentials

  • The Photoshop Interface
  • Navigation Tools
  • The History Panel
  • Snapshots

Digital Image Basics

  • Image Resolution, Dimensions and File Size
  • Understanding Colours
  • File Formats

Starting with Images

  • Creating New Documents
  • Cropping & Rotating
  • Changing Image Sizes
  • Upsampling & Downsampling Images

Correcting Images

  • Understanding Image Histograms
  • Using the Levels Command
  • Adjusting Colour Balance
  • Editing Hue and Saturation

Working with Selections

  • Lasso and marquee Tools
  • Quick Selection and Magic Wand Tools
  • Feathering Selections

Retouching Techniques

  • Removing Imperfections
  • The Clone Tools
  • Healing Brush Tools

Working with Layers

  • Building a Multi Layered Document
  • Adding Transparency
  • Moving, Scaling and Rotating Layers
  • Locking and Protecting Layers
  • Merging and Flattening Layers

Printing and Saving

  • Printing from Photoshop
  • Save for Print and Web
  • Image Compression and Optimisation

If you need to book a course after the ticket sales have closed, please get in touch and we'll do our best to accommodate you.

See here for terms and conditions.

Due to COVID-19 some events may be operating differently than planned.
Please contact the event organiser directly to confirm.

Category Business

Please contact the event organiser directly for accessibility information.