ADOBE PHOTOSHOP BASICS

FROM $240

1 Day | 9am-4.30pm

This Adobe Photoshop course is ideal for those who have little to no experience with the software who need to use it from time to time for various tasks.

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COURSE OUTLINE

INTRODUCTION
Creating and opening documents
Understanding the Workspace
Navigating around images

IMAGES AND RESOLUTION
Understanding pixels and resolution
Graphic types and formats
How to enlarge or reduce an image
Cropping an image to a specific size
Rotating and straightening images

TEXT
Working with type layers
Formatting text – colour, font, size etc

COLOUR
Understanding colour modes
Creating and saving colours
Sampling colours from an image
Applying colours to text and other elements
Fill and gradient fill tools

SELECTIONS
Using the marquee tool to select areas
Using the Quick Selection and Magic Wand
Tools for colour based selections
Using the lasso tools for more complex selections
Refining selections
Copying and pasting a selection to a new layer

WORKING WITH LAYERS
Viewing and understanding layer orders
Setting layer opacity
Background removal and replacement
Layer masks
Adjustment layers
Blending Options

ENHANCING IMAGES
Changing Brightness and Contrast
Adjusting Hue and Saturation
Filters
Filter Gallery

PRODUCING FINAL IMAGES
Saving Images
How images work on the web
Choosing the correct file format for screen, web or print production
Quality vs. file size