Essentials of Photoshop


Course hours 8:30am to 4:00pm for 3 days.




Adobe Photoshop is an application that helps anyone achieve their creative vision using powerful image-editing tools. This course we will introduce you to Photoshop and guide you through all the steps of creating your first project. During these 3 days you’ll learn how Photoshop can be used to inspire creativity in your business.

What you will Learn:

Photoshop is a leading industry program. During these 3 days you will learn the basic techniques of:
• How to retouch images
• Combine images together
• Color corrections
• Layers masks
• Paths
• Filters +
• Many more techniques
• Output files for print or web

Course Content:

  • Photoshop retouching
  • Replacing backgrounds
  • Annual report cover
  • Selecting with quick masks
  • Creating shadows and layers
  • 3D Type Shadows
  • Fill opacity and effect
  • Using Adobe bridge
  • Creating a title patterns



  • Cropping, Resizing and blending Patterns
  • Preparing, digital photos for print
  • Saving photos for the Web as JPEG
  • Saving graphics for the web as GIF/PNG
  • Colour correction uing colour balance
  • Colour correction using levels
  • Colour correction using curves
  • Shadow/highlights



  • Sharpening photos
  • Special effects with type & clipping masks
  • Paths and Pen
  • Using clipping paths for silhouettes
  • Using layer masks for silhouettes
  • Using filters for social effects
  • Brochure Background Exercise


Our accredited trainers are industry professionals who have over 10 years experience in the graphic design industry. So what does this mean. we are certified educators with real world experiences which this relates back to the activities that we do in class.


We teach on Adobes latest creative cloud  application on-in house fast computers, with no more than 5 students as we like to personalise your experience. You can download the Adobe Creative Cloud at your workplace and create visual communications, edit documents in no time at all. Visit Adobe’s CC website for more information: Here

On going support

We believe in you using the programs when you leave us, so our training continues with online video resources, back up email support, re sit options and invitations to join our online community forum.

Additional information

2019 Dates:

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