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Adobe Photoshop CC Introduction 2 Days - Cardiff

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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 CC
Level: Introduction to Intermediate
Duration: 2 Days (10am-5pm)
Location: Central Cardiff
Computer: Windows & Mac
Next Dates: 22 Aug - 23 Aug
Full list of next Dates here

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 CC Introduction 2 Days

Queen Street, Central Cardiff

Next available Cardiff course dates

  • 22 Aug - 23 Aug
  • 24 Sep - 25 Sep
  • 17 Oct - 18 Oct
  • 19 Nov - 20 Nov
  • 12 Dec - 13 Dec
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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

Photoshop CC 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 CC Introduction 2 Days

Queen Street, Central Cardiff

Next available Cardiff course dates

  • 22 Aug - 23 Aug
  • 24 Sep - 25 Sep
  • 17 Oct - 18 Oct
  • 19 Nov - 20 Nov
  • 12 Dec - 13 Dec
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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

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 CC 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 CC Introduction 2 Days

Queen Street, Central Cardiff

Next available Cardiff course dates

  • 22 Aug - 23 Aug
  • 24 Sep - 25 Sep
  • 17 Oct - 18 Oct
  • 19 Nov - 20 Nov
  • 12 Dec - 13 Dec
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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

Training Location

This course is provided at the Cardiff training centre located at:

Brunel House
2 Fitzalan Road
Cardiff
CF24 0UY


The Cardiff training centre is located in Brunel House which is only 3 minutes on foot from Cardiff Queen Street train station. Trains to/from Cardiff Central station run every 10 minutes. Directly opposite the building is a convenient NCP car park.

Daily course times run between 10am and 5pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks.

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Photoshop CC Introduction 2 Days

Queen Street, Central Cardiff

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  • 24 Sep - 25 Sep
  • 17 Oct - 18 Oct
  • 19 Nov - 20 Nov
  • 12 Dec - 13 Dec
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Photoshop CC Introduction 2 Days

Queen Street, Central Cardiff

Next available Cardiff course dates

  • 22 Aug - 23 Aug
  • 24 Sep - 25 Sep
  • 17 Oct - 18 Oct
  • 19 Nov - 20 Nov
  • 12 Dec - 13 Dec
Send Course Details Book this training course

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

Photoshop CC Introduction 2 Days

Queen Street, Central Cardiff

Next available Cardiff course dates

  • 22 Aug - 23 Aug
  • 24 Sep - 25 Sep
  • 17 Oct - 18 Oct
  • 19 Nov - 20 Nov
  • 12 Dec - 13 Dec
Send Course Details Book this training course

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

Testimonials

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

I now feel very confident with Photoshop, the last two days have helped build my knowledge of the program and I look forward to trying out the new things I have learnt.

Alex Goodman, iris Culture, Photoshop - 1 Day Introduction

Thank you very much for a really good course yesterday. I have been a Photoshop user for several years but this is the first time I have understood how the program works which is exactly what I wanted to achieve, as well as learn good practice and new techniques.

Robert Green, Larato, Photoshop 1 Day Introduction

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

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

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

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

Good overview for beginners on making selections, image manipulation and corrections.

Claire Williams, Ascribe, Photoshop - 2 Day Introduction

An excellent introduction to Photoshop - well paced, informative and the tutor was very attentive to our needs.

Hayley Gelling, Production Guild, Photoshop Essentials - 1 Day

As an experienced Photoshop user it was really good to be shown that what I'm doing and the things I have taught myself are in fact right! It's also great to be shown new features. Overall a very good two days. Thanks!

Amy Smith, schuh, Photoshop - 2 Day Bespoke

Photoshop CC Introduction 2 Days

Queen Street, Central Cardiff

Next available Cardiff course dates

  • 22 Aug - 23 Aug
  • 24 Sep - 25 Sep
  • 17 Oct - 18 Oct
  • 19 Nov - 20 Nov
  • 12 Dec - 13 Dec
Send Course Details Book this training course

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

Photoshop CC Introduction 2 Days

Queen Street, Central Cardiff

Next available Cardiff course dates

  • 22 Aug - 23 Aug
  • 24 Sep - 25 Sep
  • 17 Oct - 18 Oct
  • 19 Nov - 20 Nov
  • 12 Dec - 13 Dec
Send Course Details Book this training course