Adobe Photoshop – Introduction

Learn via : Virtual Classroom / Online
Duration : 2 Days
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    This introductory Photoshop course will enable you to make full use of the key image editing capabilities of the application. Through the day your Adobe certified instructor will introduce you to the most important Photoshop tools and explain the key concepts of non-destructive digital image editing. You will learn how to crop, resize and format images correctly for use in print, web and through social media channels. You will also learn how to apply text to images and how to perform subtle adjustments to colour and tone.


    At the end of this course you will

    • Understand differences between image file types and when to use them
    • Understand the concepts of non-destructive image editing
    • Confidently work with multiple Photoshop layers
    • Re-size, crop and export images
    • Format and optimise images for web & social media use
    • Produce banner ads for web advertising
    • Create special effects using filters
    • Add text to your images
    • Perform substantial image corrections and enhancements


Getting started with Photoshop

  • The Photoshop interface
  • Customising Photoshop’s preferences
  • Zooming
  • Navigating

Introducing Adobe Bridge

  • What is Adobe Bridge?
  • The Adobe Bridge interface
  • Working with images
  • Filtering
  • Metadata
  • Mini Bridge

Image basics

  • Creating a new document
  • Raster and vector images
  • Resolution
  • Rotating and cropping images


  • The Marquee tools
  • The Lasso tools
  • The Quick Selection tools
  • Color Range
  • Refining a selection
  • Saving and loading selections

Introducing layers

  • Combining images using layers
  • Creating and managing layers
  • The Eraser tools
  • Transforming layers
  • Common adjustments

Taking Layers further

  • Layer Styles
  • Blending Modes
  • Working with Adjustment Layers
  • The Type Tool

Retouching tools

  • The Spot Healing Brush Tool
  • The Patch Tool
  • Content-Aware Fill
  • Content-Aware Move

Working with History

  • History basics
  • Configuring History
  • The History panel
  • The History Brush


  • The Filter Gallery
  • Gaussian Blur


  • Outputting from Photoshop
  • Colour modes

Exporting other file types

  • Exporting other file types


There are no prerequisites for this course