Adobe Photoshop Course Outlines

Adobe Photoshop Introduction

Course Duration

Two Days

Course Level

Introduction

Course Overview

Our introduction to Photoshop training course is suitable for anyone who needs to understand the fundamental features and uses of Photoshop and the best way to incorporate these into their work as a designer, photographer or retouching artist. During the training course you will explore the Photoshop interface and use several tools for selecting parts of images. You will learn to use layers and to apply layer effects and filters to create special effects. Additionally, you will use painting tools and blending modes to create shading effects. Finally, you will save images in print and web formats. Those who complete the introduction to Adobe Photoshop course satisfactorily will receive a certificate at the end of the computer training course.

Course Requirements

Good Mac or PC skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Word and basic knowledge of graphics would be advantageous.

Course Contents

Introduction

  • Basic Photoshop Concepts
  • Introduction to the Toolbox
  • Using the Navigator Palette
  • Duplicating and Rotating Selections
  • Feathering a Selection’s Edges
  • Cloning an Image Area
  • Extending and Reducing Selections
  • Applying a Filter
  • Using the Magic Eraser
  • Using Guides and Grids
  • Adding Type
  • Creating Drop Shadow Effects
  • Saving Different Document Formats
  • File Formats for the Web
  • Selecting Colours from an Image
  • Using the Paintbrush Tool
  • Using the Airbrush and Line Tools
  • The Magic Wand Selection Tool
  • Hiding Selection Edges
  • Inversing a Selection
  • Adding a Diffuse Filter
  • Using the Border Command
  • Retouching a Colour Image
  • Cropping an Image
  • Changing the Tolerance of Tools
  • Creating Blends Fore/Background Colours
  • Setting Fill Opacities
  • Lightening and Darkening Images

Enhancing a Colour Image

  • Working with Adjustment Layers
  • Adjusting Anchor Points and Direction Lines
  • Selecting a Pen Path
  • Using the Smudge Editing Tool
  • Using the Blur and Sharpen Tools
  • Using the Airbrush Tool
  • Rubber Stamping an Image
  • Using a Range of Filters
  • Hue/Saturation/Colour Balance
  • Scaling Proportionately
  • Copying Between Photoshop Documents

Using Filters and Patterns

  • Using the Offset Filter
  • Creating a Pattern
  • Using a Pattern Fill
  • Filling and Feathering Image Areas
  • The Free Transform Command
  • Using the Wind, Pointillise and Motion Filters
  • Kerning Text in Photoshop

Advanced Image Effects

  • Posterising an Image
  • Applying the Find Edges Filter
  • Using Paste Controls
  • Altering the Canvas Size
  • Fading Filters
  • Pasting an Image Behind a Selection
  • Creating a Duotone Image
  • Applying the Unsharp Mask Filter

Using Channels and Layers

  • Creating a New Channel
  • Loading a Selection from a Channel
  • Using Multiple Layers
  • Using Layer Masks
  • Drag and Drop Between Layers
  • Using the Paste into Command
  • Adjusting Image Tonal Values
  • Altering Colour Saturation
  • Creating Clipping Paths
  • Exporting Clipping Paths

Printing Images

  • Specifying Screen Attributes
  • Viewing Colour Separations
  • Using Digital Watermarking to Protect Your Image

Availability

Contact us to see how we can schedule the Adobe Photoshop introduction course into your corporate schedule.

Our Experience

F1 Computer Services offer in-house training and open courses to companies located in Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire, Bournemouth and Salisbury. F1 Computer Services have been offering Adobe courses in Dorset and Hampshire to companies and individuals for over 20 years.

Adobe Photoshop Advanced

Course Duration

One Day

Course Level

Advanced

Course Overview

Our advanced Photoshop training course is suitable for designers, photographers & artworkers who wish to explore more advanced design features. You will gain experience with more complex techniques using channels, masks, separations & pen paths.

Those who complete the Advanced Adobe Photoshop course satisfactorily will receive a certificate at the end of the computer training course.

Course Requirements

A good working knowledge of Photoshop or attendance on one of our Photoshop introduction courses.

Course Contents

Working with Channels

  • Colour Channels
  • Alpha Channels
  • Texture Channels
  • Spot Channels
  • Channel Operations
  • Channel Trapping
  • Channel Knock-outs
  • Calculations
  • Working with Selections
  • Colour Range
  • Adding
  • Subtracting
  • Transforming
  • Quickmask Editing
  • Expanding
  • Contracting,
  • Type Selection

Colour Management & Workflow Control

  • Policies
  • Profiles and Proofs
  • 16 Bit Support
  • Resolution Independent Vector Output
  • Manage Workflow
  • Print Options
  • Workspaces & Customised Tool Settings
  • Security

Working with Photoshop Filters

  • Wave, Polar Co-ordinates
  • Twirl, Ripple
  • 3D Transform
  • Colour Halftone
  • Lighting Effects
  • Displacement Mapping
  • Minimum, Maximum
  • Noise
  • Solarise
  • Creating Custom Textures
  • Design Techniques and Special Effects

Mask Editing in Photoshop

  • Masking for Effects
  • Masks For montages
  • Masks for Adjustments
  • Masks for Spot Colour
  • Luminosity Masking
  • Image Extraction
  • Complex Cutouts
  • Selective Blurring
  • Matting and Defringing
  • Levels on Masks
  • Selections on Masks

Using the Pre-set Manager

  • Patterns and Shapes
  • Painting Engine
  • Pattern Maker

Working with the History Palette

  • History Brush Retouching
  • History Brush Editing

Working with the Action Palette

  • Automate
  • Batch-processing
  • Droplets
  • Recording Actions
  • Playing Actions
  • Editing Actions
  • Break-points
  • Picture Package
  • Resolution Dependant Actions
  • Pre-set Actions

Availability

Contact us to see how we can schedule the Adobe Photoshop advanced course into your corporate schedule.

Our Experience

F1 Computer Services offer in-house training and open courses to companies located in Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire, Bournemouth and Salisbury. F1 Computer Services have been offering Adobe courses in Dorset and Hampshire to companies and individuals for over 20 years.

Adobe Photoshop Introduction

Course Duration

Two Days

Course Level

Introduction

Course Overview

Our introduction to Photoshop training course is suitable for anyone who needs to understand the fundamental features and uses of Photoshop and the best way to incorporate these into their work as a designer, photographer or retouching artist. During the training course you will explore the Photoshop interface and use several tools for selecting parts of images. You will learn to use layers and to apply layer effects and filters to create special effects. Additionally, you will use painting tools and blending modes to create shading effects. Finally, you will save images in print and web formats. Those who complete the introduction to Adobe Photoshop course satisfactorily will receive a certificate at the end of the computer training course.

Course Requirements

Good Mac or PC skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Word and basic knowledge of graphics would be advantageous.

Course Contents

Introduction

  • Basic Photoshop Concepts
  • Introduction to the Toolbox
  • Using the Navigator Palette
  • Duplicating and Rotating Selections
  • Feathering a Selection’s Edges
  • Cloning an Image Area
  • Extending and Reducing Selections
  • Applying a Filter
  • Using the Magic Eraser
  • Using Guides and Grids
  • Adding Type
  • Creating Drop Shadow Effects
  • Saving Different Document Formats
  • File Formats for the Web
  • Selecting Colours from an Image
  • Using the Paintbrush Tool
  • Using the Airbrush and Line Tools
  • The Magic Wand Selection Tool
  • Hiding Selection Edges
  • Inversing a Selection
  • Adding a Diffuse Filter
  • Using the Border Command
  • Retouching a Colour Image
  • Cropping an Image
  • Changing the Tolerance of Tools
  • Creating Blends Fore/Background Colours
  • Setting Fill Opacities
  • Lightening and Darkening Images

Enhancing a Colour Image

  • Working with Adjustment Layers
  • Adjusting Anchor Points and Direction Lines
  • Selecting a Pen Path
  • Using the Smudge Editing Tool
  • Using the Blur and Sharpen Tools
  • Using the Airbrush Tool
  • Rubber Stamping an Image
  • Using a Range of Filters
  • Hue/Saturation/Colour Balance
  • Scaling Proportionately
  • Copying Between Photoshop Documents

Using Filters and Patterns

  • Using the Offset Filter
  • Creating a Pattern
  • Using a Pattern Fill
  • Filling and Feathering Image Areas
  • The Free Transform Command
  • Using the Wind, Pointillise and Motion Filters
  • Kerning Text in Photoshop

Advanced Image Effects

  • Posterising an Image
  • Applying the Find Edges Filter
  • Using Paste Controls
  • Altering the Canvas Size
  • Fading Filters
  • Pasting an Image Behind a Selection
  • Creating a Duotone Image
  • Applying the Unsharp Mask Filter

Using Channels and Layers

  • Creating a New Channel
  • Loading a Selection from a Channel
  • Using Multiple Layers
  • Using Layer Masks
  • Drag and Drop Between Layers
  • Using the Paste into Command
  • Adjusting Image Tonal Values
  • Altering Colour Saturation
  • Creating Clipping Paths
  • Exporting Clipping Paths

Printing Images

  • Specifying Screen Attributes
  • Viewing Colour Separations
  • Using Digital Watermarking to Protect Your Image

Availability

Contact us to see how we can schedule the Adobe Photoshop introduction course into your corporate schedule.

Our Experience

F1 Computer Services offer in-house training and open courses to companies located in Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire, Bournemouth and Salisbury. F1 Computer Services have been offering Adobe courses in Dorset and Hampshire to companies and individuals for over 20 years.

Adobe Photoshop Advanced

Course Duration

One Day

Course Level

Advanced

Course Overview

Our advanced Photoshop training course is suitable for designers, photographers & artworkers who wish to explore more advanced design features. You will gain experience with more complex techniques using channels, masks, separations & pen paths.

Those who complete the Advanced Adobe Photoshop course satisfactorily will receive a certificate at the end of the computer training course.

Course Requirements

A good working knowledge of Photoshop or attendance on one of our Photoshop introduction courses.

Course Contents

Working with Channels

  • Colour Channels
  • Alpha Channels
  • Texture Channels
  • Spot Channels
  • Channel Operations
  • Channel Trapping
  • Channel Knock-outs
  • Calculations
  • Working with Selections
  • Colour Range
  • Adding
  • Subtracting
  • Transforming
  • Quickmask Editing
  • Expanding
  • Contracting,
  • Type Selection

Colour Management & Workflow Control

  • Policies
  • Profiles and Proofs
  • 16 Bit Support
  • Resolution Independent Vector Output
  • Manage Workflow
  • Print Options
  • Workspaces & Customised Tool Settings
  • Security

Working with Photoshop Filters

  • Wave, Polar Co-ordinates
  • Twirl, Ripple
  • 3D Transform
  • Colour Halftone
  • Lighting Effects
  • Displacement Mapping
  • Minimum, Maximum
  • Noise
  • Solarise
  • Creating Custom Textures
  • Design Techniques and Special Effects

Mask Editing in Photoshop

  • Masking for Effects
  • Masks For montages
  • Masks for Adjustments
  • Masks for Spot Colour
  • Luminosity Masking
  • Image Extraction
  • Complex Cutouts
  • Selective Blurring
  • Matting and Defringing
  • Levels on Masks
  • Selections on Masks

Using the Pre-set Manager

  • Patterns and Shapes
  • Painting Engine
  • Pattern Maker

Working with the History Palette

  • History Brush Retouching
  • History Brush Editing

Working with the Action Palette

  • Automate
  • Batch-processing
  • Droplets
  • Recording Actions
  • Playing Actions
  • Editing Actions
  • Break-points
  • Picture Package
  • Resolution Dependant Actions
  • Pre-set Actions

Availability

Contact us to see how we can schedule the Adobe Photoshop advanced course into your corporate schedule.

Our Experience

F1 Computer Services offer in-house training and open courses to companies located in Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire, Bournemouth and Salisbury. F1 Computer Services have been offering Adobe courses in Dorset and Hampshire to companies and individuals for over 20 years.