Adobe Photoshop

Photoshop Essentials Course

Learn to create, edit and apply special effects to images and text that can be prepared for various uses such as print and marketing materials, presentations, websites, elearning and digital apps. With Photoshop you can easily cut out items, change colours and create compositions. This course introduces the techniques used in Adobe Photoshop for photo-retouching, tonal correction, deep etching, image editing, colour painting and montaging. Students should have a strong working knowledge of either Mac or Windows.

Course Outline
  • The Photoshop Interface
  • Open, View and Arrange Documents
  • Making Basic Selections
  • Basic Image Adjustment
  • Making Accurate Selections
  • Introduction to Layers
  • Rotating and Scaling
  • History
  • Auto Selection Tools
  • Selection by Colour
  • Erasing
  • Text
  • Layer Effects
  • Layer Groups
  • Adjustment Layers
  • Cropping and Straightening
  • Resize and Scale
  • Output for Print
  • Output for the Web
  • Channels and Colour Balance
  • Histograms
  • Levels
  • Masks
  • Layer Masks
  • Photo Retouching
  • Brushes
  • Gradients
  • Panoramas with PhotoMerge
  • Auto Align
  • Auto Blend
  • Actions
  • Batch Processing
  • Contact Sheets