Beginners Photoshop Course
Adobe Photoshop beginners course for Image Editing and Design.
This beginners Photoshop course is an introduction to the basics of image editing and design with Adobe Photoshop, including image resizing, resolution, colour correction, using type and colours, and creating basic designs.
This Photoshop course is designed to provide familiarity with the interface and tools while covering basic techniques of image editing and design which are important to understand before moving on to more advanced image editing and design techniques such as web graphics or photo montage.
You will learn to find you way around the software, learn some basic photo editing and design skills, and learn how to correctly prepare your images for different uses, such as print documents or web pages.
One to one or small group Photoshop beginners course is available on-site (at your office or home) in Birmingham, Solihull, Coventry, Derby, Leicester, Worcester, Wolverhampton, other Midlands areas and around the UK.
Beginners Adobe Photoshop course outline
Photoshop basics - interface, tools and palettes
The Adobe Photoshop environment, and finding your way around Photoshop
Using the tools and changing tool options
Using the palettes: Layers, History, Info, etc.
Keyboard shortcuts for navigation and zoom
Cropping and Rotating
Cropping images to remove unwanted areas
Rotating or Flipping an image
Using the different selection tools - Lasso, Marquee, Magic Wand & Quick Selection Tool
Making a selection around an object
Adding or subtracting areas from the selection
Modifying selections - transform selection tool, expand, contract, feather
Selecting an area of an image based on its' colour, and modifying that area
Editing, moving or copying a selected image area
Removing or changing the area surounding a selected object
Working with layers: organising, naming and deleting layers
Combining photographs and text in separate Layers
Modifying the content of a layer, moving layer content, editing or erasing areas
Add a drop shadow and emboss effects to an item on a layer
Creating normal text and artistic text, setting text properties and choosing colours
Applying drop shadow and emboss effects to text layers
Using Levels to adjust brightness/contrast of an image
Using Hue /Saturation to adjust image colours
Create a tinted (e.g. sepia) image
Filters for image enhancement - including unsharp mask and gaussian blur
Creating simple textures and patterns using noise, motion blur and other filters
Colours, Painting & Retouching
Painting and brush tools: defining a brush size and painting
Filling areas with solid colour or gradient
Photo retouching - removing small scratches and spots
Converting between different colour modes (RGB to CMYK or Grayscale)
Image Resizing & Resolution
Resizing an image using the image size command
Resizing images to the correct size for the job while maintaining image quality
Discussion of typical sizes and resolutions for different jobs e.g. brochure or web page
Overview of the most popular image file formats
Saving images in correct size and file format for the job
This beginners Photoshop course is available at your home or office in Birmingham, Solihull, Coventry, Warwick, Redditch, Bromsgrove, Wolverhampton, Worcester, Oxford, Derby, Nottingham, Leicester, Sheffield, Leeds, Manchester, Bristol and other areas around the UK.