Learn Adobe PhotoshopIntroduction to Adobe Photoshop:

This course will provide all the basic skills, tools and techniques for working with images and enhancing their output using Photoshop.

Course Outline
Introduction to Adobe Photoshop 1 Day

Who is it for?

Anyone involved in producing high quality images. No prior knowledge of using Photoshop is necessary.

PhotoShop's environment
  • Raster and Vector Graphics
  • PhotoShop Environment Elements
  • Saving Images in PhotoShop Format
  • Navigating in PhotoShop
Sizing images
  • Image Size and Resolution
  • Cropping
Selecting image areas
  • The Lasso Tool
  • Deselecting Areas
  • Crosshair Pointers
  • The Polygonal Lasso Tool
  • The Rectangular and Elliptical
Marquee tools
  • The Magic Wand Tool
  • The Magnetic Lasso Tool
  • Adding to and Subtracting from
  • Saving Selections
Manipulating selections
  • Transforming Selections
  • Correcting Mistakes
  • Moving Selections
  • Hiding Edges
  • Floating Versus Fixed Selections
  • Copying Selections
  • Feathering Edges
Image modes
  • Mode Characteristics
  • Greyscale and Bitmap Modes
  • Color Modes
Selecting colours
  • The Color Palette
  • The Color Picker
  • The Info Palette
  • The Eyedropper Tool
Painting in colour
  • The Line Tool
  • The Paintbrush Tool
  • The Pencil Tool
  • The Rubber Stamp Tool
  • Painting Selection Masks
  • Creating Layers
  • Manipulating Layers
  • Copying Layers between Images
  • Painting with Layers
Adjusting images
  • Brightness/Contrast
  • Levels Adjustment Layers
  • Toning Tools
  • Hue/Saturation
Saving completed images
  • Flattening Images
  • Saving a Copy

Tags: Adobe Photoshop, Presentation, Software

About the Trainers

Qualifications - European Computing Driving License (ECDL) Microsoft Office Specialists (MOS) Microsoft Office User Specialist (MOUS), Microsoft Certified Applications Specialist (MCAS), 2 of our trainers have taken the Institute of Learning Management Train the Trainer Master Class Award. Every trainer has a minimum of 5 years training experience.


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