Adobe Photoshop – Creative Essentials

Adobe Photoshop – Creative Essentials

1 DayCrawley£220.00+VAT

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.

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.

Course Detail

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


  • Paste into
  • Viewing and hiding layers

New layers

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


  • Formatting
  • Text masks


  • Returning to earlier states


  • 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
1 DayCrawley£220.00+VAT