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Use Photoshop's editing suite to Manipulate and edit images Create digital paintings Create graphic design work Add realism to 3D models Generate animated GIFs

Bespoke Photoshop CC Advanced - 2 Day

Key Course Details:


Advanced to Pro User


2 Days (10am-5pm)


From £949 + VAT


Dates to suit you

Join the professionals in getting the best out of Photoshop with our bespoke advanced course which will show you how to unlock the power of Photoshop's advanced tools, and help you to become more proficient and confident in handling images.

This course can be based around our base outline or part/fully customised according to your level & requirements. Our bespoke Adobe Photoshop CC training is offered either Online, Onsite at your offices or at one of the XChange centres in London, Manchester and Glasgow.

Join the professionals in getting the best out of Photoshop with our bespoke advanced course which will show you how to unlock the power of Photoshop's advanced tools, and help you to become more proficient and confident in handling images.

This course can be based around our base outline or part/fully customised according to your level & requirements. Our bespoke Adobe Photoshop CC training is offered either Online, Onsite at your offices or at one of the XChange centres in London, Manchester and Glasgow.

  • Bespoke Photoshop CC Advanced - 2 Day

    Course Details

    Adobe Photoshop CC Extended is the ultimate image editing application providing extra features over the normal Photoshop CC application used by the majority of design professionals throughout the world. Photoshop CC offers incredible creative freedom both in terms of manipulating existing images, creating new art work, and integrating all design elements.

    Photoshop CC also supports vector graphics, easy automation, and a wide range of other improved features, including the brilliant new Adobe Bridge, vanishing point effects, one-click red-eye correction and much more. If you’re serious about working in the creative industries, it’s no exaggeration to say that you must know this application.

    In this 2 day bespoke course in Adobe Photoshop CC, you will learn the areas of image manipulation and creation which are most relevant depending upon your previous experience. If new to Photoshop learning how to create accurate selections to modify with Photoshop’s tools will form a key part of the training (including Quick Masks), as will understanding layers, using colour and transparency, and adjusting images to improve their quality/suitability for their intended publication. As Photoshop is such a feature-rich application, other features of the software will be considered according to how appropriate they are to your workflow needs.

    Course Target Audience and delegate prerequisites:

    This course is intended for those who wish to enhance their existing knowledge of Photoshop and who work as 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 experience in using Photoshop. Ideally, you will have taken our Adobe Photoshop CC Introduction 2 Day course.

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  • Full 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.

    Importing 3D files
    • Accessing and using the Object tool
    • Manipulating 3D files in Photoshop
    • Transforming 3D objects
    • Overview of accepted 3D file formats
    Using 3D in Photoshop
    • Changing 3D cameras
    • Changing 3D lights
    • Creating cross sections of 3D objects
    • Using Photoshop layer styles on 3D objects
    • Changing wireframe and shading options
    • Playing back 3D animations
    • Selecting 3D outline pixels
    • Using layer masks on 3D layers
    Editing Textures of 3D Objects in Photoshop
    • Changing textures without leaving Photoshop
    • Understanding the role Smart Objects play
    • Using the Replace Textures feature
    • Troubleshooting 3D problems
    Creating Textures for 3D Models
    • Introduction to using textures
    • Bump mapping
    • Making better bump maps
    • Displacement mapping
    • Improving Displacement maps
    • Creating seamless patterns
    • Creating organic textures from scratch, example
    • Creating organic textures from scratch, example
    Photoshop’s New Video Abilities
    • Introduction to video in Photoshop
    • Animating in Photoshop (old school)
    • Animating in Photoshop (new school)
    • Importing and playing video in Photoshop
    • Importing image sequences
    • Using the keyframe navigator
    Animating in Photoshop
    • Animating position (like in After Effects)
    • Animating opacity
    • Animating layer styles
    • Faking time lapse by animating global lighting
    • Different types of keyframe interpolations
    • Copying, pasting, and Deleting keyframes
    Intermediate Video Editing in Photoshop
    • Trimming video layers (like in Premiere Pro)
    • Splitting layers
    • Using work areas
    • Lifting and extracting video
    • Performing slip edits
    • Adjusting timeline Duration and frames per second
    • Adding timeline comments
    • Allowing frame skipping
    • Replacing footage
    • Interpreting footage
    • Rasterizing video
    • Flattening frames into layers and layers into frames
    • Keyboard shortcuts for video
    • Playing ‘’favourites’’
    Amazing Video Tricks with Photoshop
    • The bombshell concept
    • Using Liquify to Distort video layers
    • Using lighting effects on video
    • Using other filters and effects
    • Cloning video in Photoshop
    • Healing video in Photoshop
    • Rotoscoping video in Photoshop
    • Using onion skinning
    • Previewing video on an external monitor
    • Integrating animated 3D and animated video
    • Rasterizing video
    • Restoring altered video
    • Compositing with blend modes
    • Using actions with video
    Integrating Photoshop with Other Applications
    • Setting up PS3D files for export to video apps
    • Pixel aspect ratios and PAR correction
    • Viewing video in Bridge
    • Using Photoshop with Premiere and After Effects
    • Another way to rotoscope in Photoshop
    • Creating Encore DV3D menus in Photoshop
    • Exporting video from Photoshop
  • Training Location Options

    Online ↓ London ↓ Manchester ↓ Glasgow ↓ Onsite ↓

    This course is offered for your convenience at one of our bespoke training centres in London, Manchester and Glasgow, Remote Online, or Onsite at your offices anywhere in the UK. Just let us know what would work best for you or your team.

    Remote Online

    Delivered Online to your location

    Live online training offers an extremely flexible and convenient way of covering the same content as our bespoke classroom based courses. You will receive professional, certified design training from one of our experienced instructors direct to your screen, offering the perfect solution for those wishing to learn without having to travel.

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    Remote Online Training Courses

    Central London

    5 St John’s Lane, Clerkenwell, EC1M 4BH

    St John’s Lane is located in the heart of Clerkenwell close to the junction of Farringdon and Clerkenwell Road. Farringdon tube & train station is just a few minutes away and the training centre can also be accessed from Chancery Lane and Barbican tubes in about 10 minutes. There is also easy direct access by bus from Waterloo (243) and West End (55) with nearby stops.

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    London Training Centre

    Central Manchester

    Piccadilly House, 49 Piccadilly, M1 2AP

    Piccadilly House is located in central 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).

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    Manchester Training Centre

    Central Glasgow

    Centrum Business Centre, 38 Queen Street, G1 3DX

    The Queen Street training centre is located in central Glasgow within easy walking distance of the 3 local train options of Central Station, Queen Street and Argyle Street offering excellent transport connections.

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    Glasgow Training Centre


    Onsite at your Offices/Premises

    If you have the required set up and would prefer to have the training at your location we will be able to deliver the same session onsite at your premises as in our training centres. This will provide you with the same tailored training but without the need to travel and less disruption to you or your teams work schedule.

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    Onsite Training
  • Related Courses

    Below are related bespoke courses for alternative tailored training options.

    Bespoke Adobe Photoshop CC Training Courses

    Adobe Photoshop - 1 Day Introduction Training CourseAdobe Photoshop - 2 Day Introduction Training CourseAdobe Photoshop - 1 Day Intermediate Training CourseAdobe Photoshop - 2 Day Intermediate Training CourseAdobe Photoshop Advanced - 1 Day Bespoke Training CourseAdobe Photoshop for Forensics - 2 Day Introduction CourseAdobe Photoshop CC New Features - 1 Day Upgrade Training

    Bespoke Adobe Illustrator CC Training Courses

    Adobe Illustrator CC - 1 Day Intermediate trainingAdobe Illustrator CC - 2 Day Intermediate training

    Bespoke Adobe InDesign CC Training Courses

    Adobe InDesign CC - 1 Day Advanced Training CourseAdobe InDesign CC - 2 Day Advanced Training Course
  • Client Reviews

    ''Good pace and broad spectrum of basics covered, along with some harder content. Instructor was friendly, direct and highly knowledgeable. Not a pressured environment, very useful.''

    Jennifer Brough, Chartered Insurance Institute, Photoshop - 1 Day Introduction

    ''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

    ''Trainer and content of the course were both excellent and exactly what I was after. With only two of us in the group we were really able to adapt the course to our personal needs and even work through real life examples. Would definitely recommend to any of my colleagues.''

    Claire Douglas, Centrica, Adobe Photoshop - One Day Introduction

    ''Thanks for great few days of learning, I really enjoyed the course! The post course files will be very handy.''

    Vicky Keeler, Kellogg, Photoshop - 2 Day Introduction

    ''Very Informative and useful. Great insight into Photoshop and its commercial uses at work. Excellent location and trainer.''

    Shane O’Byrne, MEC Global, Photoshop - 2 Day Introduction

    ''Considering I have never used Photoshop before I have come away with a brilliant set of new skills that will not only help in my current job but also going forward in my career. Our trainer was a positive, enthusiastic and patient course leader and I have thoroughly enjoyed my two days on the course.''

    Jourdan Kenny, Trendsetter Home Furnishings, Photoshop - 2 Day Introduction

    ''The trainer had an excellent knowledge of product and how to apply things in a day to day situation.''

    Faye Purver, Mi-Case, Photoshop - 2 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

    ''The course was well informed and our tutor was very knowledgeable and patient with all students. I would highly recommend this course and XChange Training for the future. ''

    Jenni Prichard, Kinleigh Folkard & Hayward, Photoshop - 2 Day Introduction

    ''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

Frequently Asked Questions:

What dates are available for this course?

As a bespoke course the date arrangement is based around your requirements and availability in our schedule. With your guide of when you are looking for the training we will advise suitable date options ahead of finalising the planned date(s).

Can the content be tailored to my requirements?

Yes we are flexible about tailoring content and can adapt to be fully based on your requirements, a mixture of content from different levels of our base courses or a base outline with some additional focus areas.

Can this course be delivered live online?

Yes we can provide the same bespoke course as a live online session connecting to you or your group with either Zoom or Microsoft Teams if preferred.

What is the cost to deliver the course onsite?

We are equally able to deliver our bespoke training onsite at your premises and the cost to deliver this is the same structure as classroom with the addition of basic expenses depending on your location. Onsite courses in and around London, Manchester and Glasgow are usually without additional costs.

Can the course include my work samples?

It is often possible to review and include consideration towards sample files however the main course content is usually structured around prepared examples which are best suited to the planned content and structure of teaching the required skills in the best format.