ADOBE PHOTOSHOP INTRODUCTION

DURATION

2 Days

LOCATION

Exeter – Devon, Central London, Bristol or onsite at your premises.

OVERVIEW AND OBJECTIVES

This 2‐day course is designed to provide delegates with knowledge of the fundamentals of Adobe Photoshop and all the key skills necessary to achieve professional‐looking results with ease. Delegates will learn how to manipulate pictures and other graphic elements within different page formats for both one‐off and regular production.

COURSE PREREQUISITES

A basic understanding of PCs and familiarity with the layout of a PC style keyboard, mouse and Windows is required, gained either by previous experience or by attendance on a “PC Fundamentals” course.

SUBJECT AREAS (PLEASE NOTE, SUBJECT AREAS COVERED WILL DEPEND ON DELEGATES ABILITY AND TIME AVAILABLE)

Photoshop Basics

  • Basic procedure

The Toolbox

  • What the Tools do
  • Photoshop Toolbox: Keyboard
  • Shortcuts
  • Toolbox groups
  • Toolbox flyouts
  • Toolbox “tooltips”

The Options palette

  • Opening the palette

Selecting Colours
Keyboard Shortcuts
Photoshop Preferences

  • General preferences
  • Saving files
  • Transparency and gamut
  • Units and rulers
  • Plug‐ins and scratch disks
  • Guides and grids
  • Memory and memory cache
  • Physical memory usage
  • Resetting preferences

Painting Tools

  • Airbrush
  • Paintbrush
  • Pencil
  • Line tool
  • History Brush
  • Rubber Stamp tool
  • The Rubber Stamp tool in action

Working Views in Photoshop

  • Monitor colour depth &resolution
  • The Navigator palette
  • The Zoom tool
  • Hand tool

Making selections

  • Magic Wand tool
  • Modifying selections
  • Quick Mask mode
  • Quick Mask options
  • Useful conversions
  • Saving selections as channels

Image modes

  • Changing image modes
  • Useful conversions

Layers
Layer tips

  • Copying a layer
  • Duplicating a layer
  • Changing the layer palette
  • thumbnail size

Layer modes

  • Merge modes
  • Opacity

Bitmap file formats

  • File compression
  • Photoshop.PSD
  • Adobe Illustrator (A1 or EPS)
  • Amiga IFF
  • Windows BMP
  • CompuServe GIF
  • EPS
  • Filmstrip FLM
  • JPEG (JPG)
  • Kodak PhotoCD (PCD)
  • MacPaint
  • PCX
  • PICT
  • PIXAR
  • PixelPaint
  • RAW
  • Scitex CT
  • Targa TIF

WHAT’S INCLUDED?

Courseware and manual, certificate of achievement, refreshments and lunch are all included in this course.

TO BOOK

For more information or to book onto our Adobe Photoshop Introduction training course please contact us on 01392 824 022 or email training@amesolutions.co.uk.

If there is an Adobe training course that is not listed on our site, that you are interested in attending then please let us know and we can arrange one to one training onsite with our Trainer.

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