Intermediate Level (PS-IT-2D)
2-day "Comprehensive" £450+VAT (*1-day "Crash" £245+VAT)

photoshop training courses

2-day Course Topics (*Crash course contents vary per client)

Content Summary: Panel and control options, retouching, photo-montage, layers, mask and channel work, actions, cutouts, Adobe Bridge file management, history usage, filters
Results: Repaired image, manipulated image, photo-montage
Ideal for: Those needing to use Photoshop on a fairly regular basis, who may need to speed things up a little or make their work look professional.

Basics

SOME UPGRADE FEATURES

CMYK vs RGB
Transparency support
Modes
Histogram check
RAW Import warnings
Compression, File degradation
Legacy DPI vs LPI

Tools and Panels

Cropping manually and modifying selection
Workspace
Tools and variations

Colour and tonal adjustment

Levels: highlights, midtones, shadows
Multi-level (per channel)
Colour cast correction
Curves
Hue / saturation
Colorisation and Desaturation
Info panel
Colour sampler tool
Color range: easy-pick with websafe

Type

Type vs shape
Rasterisation issues
Formatting
Warp text options
On a path
Special effects type

Channels

Understanding use
Creating, Deleting, Renaming
Using as selections
Masks
Quick Mask, Editing, Applying Channels Clipping masks, Vector masks

Pathed shapes

Freeform pen tool
Selecting a path
Saving a path
Clipping paths
Layer clipping paths

Painting and restoration

Custom brushes
Fading, Defining Cloning, Healing, Patching Liquify History Brush, History snapshot

Layers

Layer management
Sets Arrangement
Alignment
Duplicating, Merging Styles
Fill / adjustment layers
Transparency
Locking layer attributes
Masking vs Blocking
Blending modes
Renaming Shape layers
Selection combinations
Smart Objects
Links

Workflow

Creative Suite Integration
View screen mode
Drag-dropping 
Position on paste
Best formats
Optimising for web: 1-4 up, droplets
Creating a crude web page 
Actions: recording, saving, setting up batch process

Saving

Save options, file formats for inDesign, web etc Paths to Illustrator
Placing in Illustrator
Import size limitations

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NEW VERSION: CC 2015
Released: Summer 2015

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ADOBE PHOTOSHOP CC 2015 –
THE BEST UPGRADE YET!

Adobe Photoshop CS6

New Features Summary:

  • Streamlined interface
  • Improved handling of Camera RAW
  • Content-Aware Move, Extend and Patch
  • Improved type styles
  • Blur Gallery
  • Adaptive Wide Angle
  • New crop tool
  • Enhanced 3D
  • Brilliant video editing
  • Dashed and dotted lines
  • White Balance and Noise Reduction Brushes
  • Face Detection with Skin-aware Masking

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