Foundation Photoshop


This course is designed for new users or users with very little experience of Photoshop CS4 who require the fundamental knowledge and skills required to modify, photo retouch and enhance images. Photoshop is typically used by designers, illustrators, photographers, video artists, webmasters, and just about anyone who requires visual control over their image files. It is recommended that delegates have a little working knowledge of Microsoft Windows.

  • Duration
  • Standard Price
    £725+VAT per delegate


You will learn the features, commands, and techniques of Photoshop and this will be applied to real world scenarios using many practical workshop exercises. Image enhancement will include removal of colour cast, flash and “red eye” compensation, contrast, brightness, image blending and colour.

  • Navigate the Photoshop interface
  • Palette management
  • Image resolution and sizes
  • Discuss RGB colour and depth
  • Using the Magic Wand
  • Modify & adjust selections
  • Flash compensation with shadow
  • Checking colour cast
  • Hue and saturation control
  • Using levels and curves
  • Image histograms
  • Sharpen and blur filters
  • Clone stamp and heal tools
  • Repairing imperfections
  • Using custom colours
  • Paintbrush, pencil and paint bucket
  • Solid colour and gradient fills
  • Layer linking, merging and locking
  • Special effects, diffuse & masks
  • Saving and exporting layers
  • Layer text tools
  • Cropping and rotating artwork
  • Changing the canvas size
  • Colour mode conversions
  • Export file formats & compression
  • Printing from Photoshop

Please phone for the next course available on 0161 904 8753

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