Photoshop Intro

Media Training
Course summary
2 days
449 GBP excl. VAT 299 - 449 GBP excl. VAT
London, Online courses
Professional Training

Course description

Photoshop Intro

Produce and edit powerful images that meet professional industry standards. Workshop your new skills with guidance from photography and graphic design experts.

Adobe Photoshop is the software of choice for professionals working with digital images. Whether you are using Photoshop for print or the web, this extremely popular course has proved to be the most efficient and effective way of getting started in Adobe Photoshop CC.

The course covers all major Photoshop features including compositing images, graphics and text, making colour corrections to an image, understanding resolution, creating a montage, using Photoshop filters, working with layers and channels and preparing images for use in print and the web.

This is an Adobe authorised training course that provides an ideal introduction to Adobe Photoshop CC.

You need no previous experience to attend this course.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Awards: Certificate of Achievement

What Will I Learn?

  • Photoshop's interface and workflow
  • How to work with Layers
  • Tone and colour correction
  • Image retouching techniques
  • Filters to add special effects

Training Course Content

Day one

Photoshop Essentials

  • Exploring and customising the Photoshop Workspace
  • Working with Image Navigation tools
  • Evaluating images
  • Preparing and reformatting existing artwork for screen and print based output
  • Choosing suitable file formats for your finished projects

Working with Selections

  • The importance and uses of Selections in Photoshop
  • Working with freehand Selection tools
  • Working with colour-based Selection tools
  • Commands for modifying and enhancing Selections

Tone and Colour editing

  • Removing common camera faults using colour correction techniques
  • Enhancing image tone and colour subjectively
  • Colour replacement techniques
  • Selective colour enhancements


  • Building design assets from scratch using multiple Layers
  • Combining images, vector graphics and text
  • Creating and controlling Colour Fills on Layers
  • Creating and working with Text Layers

Day two

Layers Part 2

  • Combining, blending and fading Layers
  • Creating visual effects with Layers
  • Using Custom Shape Layers
  • Managing your Layers efficiently


  • Exploring different brush-based tools and their uses
  • Cloning and healing techniques for removing unwanted content
  • Content aware tools and techniques
  • Replacing image areas extending backgrounds

Filters and Special Effects

  • Techniques with Blur Filters
  • Sharpening methods
  • Manipulating shape and form with Liquify
  • Filters for creative effects

Assisted practice and development

  • Consolidate techniques covered during the course
  • One-to-one time with your trainer
  • Questions and answers related to your work requirements
  • Practice new-found skills

Course delivery details

The following delivery options are available for this course:

  • Classroom at London Bridge
  • Online, live from anywhere

Why choose Media Training

25+ years of experience

Average class size of 6

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