Basic Photoshop CS5 & CS6

In this course we offer the students a chance to get creative with images. Adobe Photoshop is recognized around the world as an Industry Standard piece of software used in all creative industries for manipulating imagery. Adobe Photoshop is the industry standard and professionals ?choice for image editing, graphic design, photographic retouching, web development, multimedia, post-production, animation and more besides.

The Photoshop training course will readily guide you through the workspace, toolbox and multiple panels, which allow you to customise your workspace to best meet your final media output goals, be they for print or the Web. Working within the Creative Suite, we will briefly touch on how Photoshop correlates with some of the other CS programs. Incorporating hands-on practice lessons will teach you to the basics of image resolution, colour-space and how and when to use certain selection tools.
You will also gain an understanding of how to obtain the best possible use and control of Photoshop's powerful layers features. This will include applying effects, styles, working with text and managing groups of layers to better organise your work.

Working with selections
Fixing problem images
Painting and retouching Images
Working with layers
Saving files
Merging layers

Who is this course for?

This class is for all levels of Photoshop users, for those who are completely new to the application through to seasoned users may wish to take this class to rid themselves of those bad Photoshop habits.
What you will learn:
Enhance an image by removing colour cast
Compensate for flash lightning and red eyes
Increase/Decrease the contrast and brightness of your artwork
Create simple compositions by blending images together
Use colour in Photoshop effectively
Create type and produce simple adverts / Flyers / Leaflets
Output artwork for web