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Adobe Photoshop CS6 Introduction 2 Days - Manchester

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Learn the fundamentals of Photoshop as we guide you through this comprehensive introduction to the number one image-manipulation program. We will show you how to adjust and enhance images. This is the perfect starting point for anyone interested in photographic visuals.

After we give you a complete tour of the Photoshop environment, we will show you how to adjust images, create compositions, fix common photo issues, apply colour fills and gradients, and adjust and style text and layers. With our guidance, your artwork will be ready for output to the web.

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Price: £450.00 ex VAT
Version: Adobe Photoshop CS6
Level: Introduction to Intermediate
Duration: 2 Days (10am-5pm)
Location: Central Manchester
Computer: Windows & Mac
Next Dates: 06 Sep - 07 Sep
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Photoshop Introduction 2 Days Overview

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This 2-day Introduction course helps you learn about the tools and features available in Adobe Photoshop. We will help you understand how this industry-leading program takes image manipulation to a new level. You will use the program's tools for painting, retouching, and enhancing images by using selections and layers.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Navigate the Photoshop environment
  • Select parts of an image in several ways
  • Enhance images by using Adjustment Layers and Smart Sharpen
  • Understand tools used for painting and retouching images
  • Fill areas with colour and gradients
  • Blend images to create simple compositions
  • Create type and produce simple adverts
  • Resize images for the web and for print
  • Add, adjust and style both text and layers
  • Output artwork for the web
  • Prepare images for print

Our goal is for you to understand the basics of adjusting and enhancing images.


Course Target Audience and delegate prerequisites

This course is intended for digital artists and photographers as well as those who work for advertising agencies, design agencies, marketing agencies, production houses, and specialist corporate departments.

You will need basic PC or Mac skills, including a solid understanding of a computer's operating system (Windows or Mac OS). You will also need to know how to launch a program, create and save files, and copy files from CDs and other media.

 

Photoshop CS6 Introduction 2 Days

Piccadilly Gardens, Central Manchester

Next available Manchester course dates

  • 06 Sep - 07 Sep
  • 09 Oct - 10 Oct
  • 30 Oct - 31 Oct
  • 27 Nov - 28 Nov
  • 20 Dec - 21 Dec
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Overall I feel the Photoshop course was great. The tutor was patient and had a great in depth knowledge on Photoshop. All in all I had a great day and I feel like I'm a more confident Photoshop user thanks to the trainer and XChange training.

Jonathan Ford, Bos Ltd, Adobe Photoshop - 1 Day Advanced

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Photoshop CS6 Introduction 2 Days Course Outline

The following is a general outline. The range of topics covered during your training is dependent upon student level, time available and preferences of your course booking.

Managing the Adobe Photoshop Environment
  • Exploring the Interface
  • Managing Panels
  • Adjusting and Saving your Workspace
  • Zooming in and out and moving around
  • Using Undos with the History Panel
Working with Selections
  • Creating Selections using Marquee, Magic Wand, Quick Selection and Lasso tools
  • Adding and Subtracting from a selection
  • Transforming a Selection
  • Modifying a Selection using Refine Edge
  • Saving and Reloading a Selection
Enhancing an Image
  • Cropping an image
  • Using Levels and Curves Adjustment Layers
  • Using Hue/Saturation Adjustment Layer
  • Using Colour Balance Adjustment Layer
  • Sharpening using Smart Sharpen
Painting, Retouching and creating Artistic Images
  • Basics of Painting
  • Clone Stamp and Healing Brush tools
  • Using the Filter Gallery
Working with Layers
  • Creating New Layers
  • Transforming Layer Objects
  • Applying Transparency and changing the Blend modes
  • Adding Text
  • Creating Layer Masks
  • Adding Layer Styles
Working with Colour
  • Choosing colours
  • Using the Eyedropper tool
  • Filling an area with colour
  • Creating gradients
Adding Type
  • Using the Type tool
  • Formatting Text
  • Adding Layer styles to Text
  • Rasterising text
Checking the Image settings
  • Sizing images for web pages
  • Sizing images for print
  • Resizing images
  • Changing the Canvas Size
Saving images
  • Understanding different file types
  • Saving for Web
Printing images
  • Understanding the Print options
Layer Masks
  • Working non-destructively with Layer Masks
  • Creating Layer Masks
  • Editing Layer Masks
  • Creating Fading Effects with Layer Masks

Photoshop CS6 Introduction 2 Days

Piccadilly Gardens, Central Manchester

Next available Manchester course dates

  • 06 Sep - 07 Sep
  • 09 Oct - 10 Oct
  • 30 Oct - 31 Oct
  • 27 Nov - 28 Nov
  • 20 Dec - 21 Dec
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Overall I feel the Photoshop course was great. The tutor was patient and had a great in depth knowledge on Photoshop. All in all I had a great day and I feel like I'm a more confident Photoshop user thanks to the trainer and XChange training.

Jonathan Ford, Bos Ltd, Adobe Photoshop - 1 Day Advanced

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What's Included

The following are provided for your best experience on this course:

  • All computers for your use with choice of Windows or Mac systems
  • Small class size (limited to a maximum of 4-8 attendees on all sessions)
  • Quality reference manual for post course reference to take away with you
  • 6 months post course support to assist you where needed
  • Official Adobe Authorised Certificate for your successful completion of the course
  • Lunch To give you the most flexible options for lunch we provide lunch vouchers which can be redeemed locally at a number of popular eateries including Pret A Manger, EAT, Starbucks, Tesco, Sainsburys, Boots and Greggs
  • Refreshments to keep you on top form are available for you throughout the course with a full range of teas, coffees and biscuits
  • Pads and pens

Daily course times run between 10am and 5pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks. We recommend arrival at 9.45am for registration on the first day of the course.

Photoshop Training Course Notepad and Book

Further details on benefits included with this Adobe Photoshop CS6 course:

We are an Adobe Authorised Training Centre and our trainers are Adobe Certified Instructors with years of experience teaching Photoshop. Get the Photo Editing skills you need with our experienced Photoshop professionals.

Included with our Photoshop courses is the Brilliant Photoshop book provided for free to use as a post course reference resource. This is a full 300+ page manual to supplement the content covered during the course.

Included with your course booking for all delegates on this course is 6 months free support so if you run into problems or need assistance relating to anything covered during your course we would be happy to assist you during this time.

After your Adobe class with XChange Training you will receive our official Adobe Authorised Training Certificate as a record of your successful completion of the Adobe Certified Photoshop course.

Delegates attending scheduled or bespoke courses at our training centres will receive lunch and plentiful refreshments including tea, coffee and hot chocolate for each day of the course.

Photoshop CS6 Introduction 2 Days

Piccadilly Gardens, Central Manchester

Next available Manchester course dates

  • 06 Sep - 07 Sep
  • 09 Oct - 10 Oct
  • 30 Oct - 31 Oct
  • 27 Nov - 28 Nov
  • 20 Dec - 21 Dec
Send Course Details Book this training course

Overall I feel the Photoshop course was great. The tutor was patient and had a great in depth knowledge on Photoshop. All in all I had a great day and I feel like I'm a more confident Photoshop user thanks to the trainer and XChange training.

Jonathan Ford, Bos Ltd, Adobe Photoshop - 1 Day Advanced

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Training Location

This course is provided at the XChange Training Manchester training centre based at:

Piccadilly House
49 Piccadilly
Manchester
M1 2AP


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Piccadilly House is located in the heart of Manchester directly next to the Piccadilly Gardens transport interchange with excellent bus and tram connections and is easily accessed from Piccadilly train Station (5 mins). Victoria station is also close by (around 10 mins).

Daily course times run between 10am and 5pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks. We recommend arrival at 9.45am for registration on the first day of the course.

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Photoshop CS6 Introduction 2 Days

Piccadilly Gardens, Central Manchester

Next available Manchester course dates

  • 06 Sep - 07 Sep
  • 09 Oct - 10 Oct
  • 30 Oct - 31 Oct
  • 27 Nov - 28 Nov
  • 20 Dec - 21 Dec
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Overall I feel the Photoshop course was great. The tutor was patient and had a great in depth knowledge on Photoshop. All in all I had a great day and I feel like I'm a more confident Photoshop user thanks to the trainer and XChange training.

Jonathan Ford, Bos Ltd, Adobe Photoshop - 1 Day Advanced

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Photoshop CS6 Introduction 2 Days

Piccadilly Gardens, Central Manchester

Next available Manchester course dates

  • 06 Sep - 07 Sep
  • 09 Oct - 10 Oct
  • 30 Oct - 31 Oct
  • 27 Nov - 28 Nov
  • 20 Dec - 21 Dec
Send Course Details Book this training course

Overall I feel the Photoshop course was great. The tutor was patient and had a great in depth knowledge on Photoshop. All in all I had a great day and I feel like I'm a more confident Photoshop user thanks to the trainer and XChange training.

Jonathan Ford, Bos Ltd, Adobe Photoshop - 1 Day Advanced

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Photoshop CS6 Introduction 2 Days

Piccadilly Gardens, Central Manchester

Next available Manchester course dates

  • 06 Sep - 07 Sep
  • 09 Oct - 10 Oct
  • 30 Oct - 31 Oct
  • 27 Nov - 28 Nov
  • 20 Dec - 21 Dec
Send Course Details Book this training course

Overall I feel the Photoshop course was great. The tutor was patient and had a great in depth knowledge on Photoshop. All in all I had a great day and I feel like I'm a more confident Photoshop user thanks to the trainer and XChange training.

Jonathan Ford, Bos Ltd, Adobe Photoshop - 1 Day Advanced

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Photoshop CS6 Introduction 2 Days

Piccadilly Gardens, Central Manchester

Next available Manchester course dates

  • 06 Sep - 07 Sep
  • 09 Oct - 10 Oct
  • 30 Oct - 31 Oct
  • 27 Nov - 28 Nov
  • 20 Dec - 21 Dec
Send Course Details Book this training course

Overall I feel the Photoshop course was great. The tutor was patient and had a great in depth knowledge on Photoshop. All in all I had a great day and I feel like I'm a more confident Photoshop user thanks to the trainer and XChange training.

Jonathan Ford, Bos Ltd, Adobe Photoshop - 1 Day Advanced

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Testimonials

Overall I feel the Photoshop course was great. The tutor was patient and had a great in depth knowledge on Photoshop. All in all I had a great day and I feel like I'm a more confident Photoshop user thanks to the trainer and XChange training.

Jonathan Ford, Bos Ltd, Adobe Photoshop - 1 Day Advanced

I've learnt a great deal in the space of four days and am very much looking forward to using my new Photoshop skills at work in my job! I have a new found confidence in using Photoshop as part of the work I do and I never thought I'd be able to say that as before I just completely avoided using it.

Emily Ball, Brandfuel, Photoshop - 2 Day Advanced

The trainer was excellent and able to answer any questions I had. Great conditions and excellent helpful staff throughout my day.

Steven Arnoldi, M & G, Photoshop - 1 Day Introduction

The trainer was great and had sound knowledge of Photoshop. He ensured that we were all happy with the content being covered.

Asad Chaudary, British Council, Photoshop - 2 Day Introduction

Fantastic one to one tailored course that fitted perfectly with my needs and has allowed me to secure and expand my Photoshop knowledge.

Ramsey Matthews, Whitley Bay High School, Photoshop Introduction - 1 Day

Great course, great tutor - really enjoyed it! Cheers!

Simon Thompson, Bedford Borough Council, Photoshop - 2 Day Intermediate

Our instructor put us at ease immediately and explained all course content very clearly and efficiently. He quickly realised what level we were at and adapted the content to suit.

Lynn McBean, Material MC, Photoshop - 1 Day Bespoke

Great one to one training which was really specific and which I can implement immediately to my everyday workload as soon as I get back in to the office!

Brunella Capozzi, Disney, Photoshop - 2 Day Bespoke

The trainer was very helpful and approachable and we got answers to all our questions. Great course!

Aspasia Valiasi, FilmFlex Movies, Photoshop - 1 Day Introduction

The instructor was clearly knowledgeable of their subject. Pacing was good and the content was applied to the different backgrounds of the people who were present. All staff were courteous - good facilities.

Bruce Fleming, Central Park Primary School, Photoshop - 2 Day Advanced

Photoshop CS6 Introduction 2 Days

Piccadilly Gardens, Central Manchester

Next available Manchester course dates

  • 06 Sep - 07 Sep
  • 09 Oct - 10 Oct
  • 30 Oct - 31 Oct
  • 27 Nov - 28 Nov
  • 20 Dec - 21 Dec
Send Course Details Book this training course

Overall I feel the Photoshop course was great. The tutor was patient and had a great in depth knowledge on Photoshop. All in all I had a great day and I feel like I'm a more confident Photoshop user thanks to the trainer and XChange training.

Jonathan Ford, Bos Ltd, Adobe Photoshop - 1 Day Advanced

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