Adobe Photoshop Course: Creative Essentials

Dates
Duration
1 Day
Location
Crawley
Price
£220.00+VAT

What is the course about?

Our Adobe Photoshop – Creative Essentials course shows users who are new to Photoshop the techniques required to manipulate existing images and create new images.

Adobe Photoshop is the most popular image manipulation software in the world for a reason – it is a powerful creative tool that can used to create and edit photos or other images to a professional standard.

We show you all the basic features and techniques you need to be aware of in order to start producing and manipulating your own images – from amending an image to adding layers, text and filters.

Is it right for me?

If you’re completely new to Photoshop, or you simply want to refresh your existing knowledge, this introductory Photoshop course will enable you to start using this software for your own creative projects.

Why should I learn with Thales L&D?

There are many reasons why you should learn Adobe Photoshop with us including:

  • You’ll love learning from our passionate and engaging IT trainers
  • We have courses to take you from beginner to expert all under our roof
  • Last year we delivered over 27,000 learning events to people just like you
  • We’ll keep you nourished all day with hot and cold food and drinks included in the cost of your course

More information:

If you’d like to check availability or receive a PDF of our course spec, just drop us an email and we’ll send the information straight over. Don’t forget to include all your contact details and the course you are interested in.

What you’ll learn

By the end of the programme you’ll be able to:

  • Manipulate images using a variety of selection methods
  • Use practical keyboard shortcuts to work more efficiently
  • Create new images from existing image sources
  • Use non-destructive layers to edit images
  • Work with text

What’s covered

Starting to use Photoshop

  • Screen layout
  • Viewing existing images
  • Opening images with camera RAW

Selection techniques

  • Marquee tools
  • Lasso tools
  • Magic wand
  • Quick selection tool
  • Changing your selection
  • Use of the quick mask option

Amending an image

  • Replace colours
  • Resize objects
  • Cloning
  • Cropping
  • Straightening/levelling images

Layers

  • Paste into
  • Viewing and hiding layers

New layers

  • Using adjustment layers
  • Applying layer masks
  • Flattening an image

Text

  • Formatting
  • Text masks

History

  • Returning to earlier states

Filters

  • Apply built in filters to images
  • Apply blur effects
  • Apply distorting effects
  • Sharpen images

Adding layer styles

  • Applying a pattern overlay to a selection
  • Add bevels and embossing
  • Add drop shadows

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Having completed a few IT courses with different providers over the years - I prefer Thales and will hopefully be able to return again as and when further training is required.

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