Basic Level (PS-BG-2D)
2-day "Comprehensive" £450+VAT (*1-day "Crash" £245+VAT)

photoshop training courses

2-day Course Topics (*Crash course contents vary per client)

Content Summary: Basic image editing and enhancement plus a brief grounding in image formats and image resolution
Results: Sepia / duotone photograph, panorama stitch, web gallery, photographic painting, brush work, poster/invitation design
Ideal for: Anyone wanting to do a little more than resize or "save a copy".

Basics

SOME UPGRADE FEATURES

Bitmap vs Vector Interpolation, resolution and quality issues
Import percentages (maximum)
Common File formats
Viewing / opening documents
Title bar info
New document specifications
Colour models

Tools and Palettes

Tool bar, variations
Options bar (introduction)
Panel options
Most commonly used panels
Editing tools vs Vector tools
Rulers, guides and Grids
Using control

Image

Image sizes
Canvas size
Cropping (and resizing)
Image modes
Basic retouching with Clone, Heal, Patch tools

Colour adjustment

Basic tonal adjustment / enhancement
Brightness / contrast: when to use
Levels + auto levels, shadow / highlight

‘Quality’ adjustment

Dust and scratches
Reduce noise Blur
Gaussian blur Sharpen / Unsharpen, and size issues

Transformation

Flipping, scaling, rotating, distorting, perspective
Control options
Free transform
Straighten or tilt

Brushes

Brush options and parameters
Brush size and hardness

Selections

Various tools
Tool options
Adding / subtracting
Inversing, feathering, grow, smooth, expand, similar
Moving, Transforming
Show / hide
Pen tool specifics
Shape tools, options
Selecting a path, show / hide, active / inactive
Saving, Clipping
Paths to selections

Layers

Background v Layer
Preserving data
Creating layers
Re-arranging
Hiding, Locking / unlocking
Naming, Deleting
Layer opacity

Type

Rasterised vs character
Selecting and editing
Formatting palettes
Fill and stroke
Type on a path

Workflow

Saving the workspace
Saving
Save options, file formats for inDesign, web etc
Paths to Illustrator

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NEW VERSION: CC 2015
Released: Summer 2015

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THE BEST UPGRADE YET!

Adobe Photoshop CS6

New Features Summary:

  • Streamlined interface
  • Improved handling of Camera RAW
  • Content-Aware Move, Extend and Patch
  • Improved type styles
  • Blur Gallery
  • Adaptive Wide Angle
  • New crop tool
  • Enhanced 3D
  • Brilliant video editing
  • Dashed and dotted lines
  • White Balance and Noise Reduction Brushes
  • Face Detection with Skin-aware Masking

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