If you wish to start working with Photoshop to prepare images for print or maybe for your website, but you don't want to learn the whole program? You may just want to cover the basics! This course is designed for those people who wish to use Photoshop to prepare images to a basic requirement. That is you need to resize images, crop images, change the brightness, contrast or maybe improve the colour a little.
If after attending the Photoshop Light course you decide to build on your knowledge and skills by attending a more comprehensive course, we'll offer you a 25% discount on our 'Adobe Photoshop Essentials' 2 day course or our 'Adobe Photoshop' 3 day course.
This course will be conducted using the Photoshop CC version (Creative Cloud) but it is also suitable for people who maybe using the older CS6 (2013) version of Adobe Photoshop.
Course Timetable (all courses guaranteed to run)
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PSL063 - Friday, March 6th, 8.30am to 4.00pm - $395.00 + GST (includes lunch, resource files and workbook)
PSL064 - Friday, May 8th, 8.30am to 4.00pm - $395.00 + GST (includes lunch, resource files and workbook)
The Adobe Photoshop instructor is Keith Bowley who has been delivering Photoshop training since 1994
Below are some of the comments Keith has received for his Photoshop training.
"Delivery of the training - excellent. Keith was very knowledgable and great at delivering the content."
"Keith was very knowledgeable and went at a pace that was good for the whole class... ie. not too fast but not too slow. He would explain things from the beginning, which gave us a better understanding of the terminology and what we were actually doing."
"Keith was extremely supportive and knowledgeable"
"Trainer had excellent knowledge and was a very good teacher"
"Excellent standard, teacher was extremely knowledgable and helpful
"Keith is a great trainer and this training will be very useful for me in my future career."
Photoshop Light Outline
Exploring Basic Concepts
- Bitmap vs Vector graphics
- Creating new images and working with existing images
- Pixel basics; changing image size,dimensions and resolution; cropping an image; changing the canvas
- Resolution requirements for output
- Working with Colour models
- Image Modes
- Working with Tools and Panels
- History Panel
- Basic Rulers, Guides and Grids
- Saving files and File Formats
- Considerations for Web and Print
- Making selections with tools
- Modifying selection - inversing, feathering, and transforming selections
- Introduction to Layers
- Layers Panel
- Moving and Transforming Layers
- Type layers
- Creating basic Compositions
Painting and Colouring
- Basic Colouring tools and techniques
- Brushes basics
- Changing the work canvas
- Rotating, flipping
- Transforming images
- Retouching and repairing images
- Using retouching tools
- Working with Type
Working with Type
- Type tools
- Type layers
- Editing text; changing type attributes
- Image editing methods
- Content Aware
- Cloning pixels data; image retouching
- Basic tone and colour adjustment
On completion of this course participants will be able to understand and use the baiscs of Adobe Photoshop for the development of digital bitmap images to specification to suit various media requirements.
Participants will have learned the necessary technical skills and knowledge required to:
Use the Photoshop Workspace, Tools and Panels
Create Masks and Selections
Use Photoshop Layers
Structure a projects with Guides, Grids and Alignment
Edit Images with Transformation, Colour, Cloning and Effects
Save files correctly using required File Formats
Meet the Trainers
The trainer conducting this courses is Keith Bowley. Keith has been working in the Printing and Graphic Arts industry for over 30 years and has been training industry people in the use of Adobe Photoshop since 1993. Keith is a qualified trainer under the National Training System. Keith's knowledge and skills are not just limited to the Adobe Photoshop application, but also on how to use the program to correctly prepare digital images for various media applications, particularly those images required for use in print and web publishing. Keith also delivers training in Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Fireworks, Adobe Animate and Adobe Muse.
Feel free to email Keith with any enquires you may have to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Prepress Skills Centre is a specialist training centre (since 1995) with many years experience in providing specialist training to both the print, web and multimedia industries.
Our computer labs are very spacious and utilise ergonomically designed computer benches and chairs. Training techniques used at the training centre include the use of a data projection screen for clear vision of demonstrations.
During the course participants will develop the skills required to complete structured exercises and workplace related projects. All techniques and skills will be demonstrated and each participant will be provided with feedback on their progress and personal attention when required. All resources are supplied including computer files and workbooks. Lunch is also provided for this course.
To undertake this course participants require basic computer skills (Macintosh or PC) with the ability to manage files and folders. Prior Adobe Photoshop experience is not a prerequisite.
The total cost of the ‘Adobe Photoshop Light’ 1 day training course is $395.00 + GST. Payment is accepted by cash, money order, cheque or credit card (VISA or Mastercard only) and you can register now online!! Register Now »