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Photoshop Introduction

Duration:  1 day | Book this course
Cost: $425.00 + GST

Course Description

This one day class introduces participants to Adobe® Photoshop®. Participants will learn fundamental principles and navigation of the application; tools, palettes and basic editing techniques. In addition, this introduces layers and the colour spaces used within Photoshop.


Before taking this course, the student must have basic PC skills, including a basic understanding of a computer's operating system, how to launch an application and create and save files, as well as how to copy files from CDs and other media.

Who Should Take This Course
New users of Adobe® Photoshop®


Course Outline

Course Outline

Getting Started

  • Setting User Preferences
  • Getting around the Photoshop environment
  • Creating a new document
  • Bringing images into Photoshop
  • Navigating within the Photoshop Workspace
  • Dealing with Screen Modes
  • Arranging windows
  • Using the History palette to Undo/Redo actions

Exploring the Toolbox

Basic Image Processing

  • Understanding colour
  • Resizing images
  • Distorting images
  • Enhancing images

Working with Layers

  • Creating new layers
  • Selecting, deleting, and renaming layers
  • Moving, rearranging, and grouping layers
  • Linking multiple layers
  • Locking and transforming layers
  • Aligning and distributing layers
  • Setting layer transparency and blending modes
  • Applying layer styles
  • Merging and flattening layers

Applying Basic Filters

Saving images for print and web

Photoshop Intermediate

Duration:  1 day | Book this course
Cost: $425.00 + GST

Course Description

This course explores Photoshop features and tools in more detail. Participants will learn how to edit the image with transformation tools, use layers and masks to build an image, create and edit paths, use filters to create desired effects and prepare images for printing.


Participants should have completed the Photoshop Introduction level or have equivalent experience. If you are unsure, you may phone our Bookings Administrator on (07) 857.0770 or (09) 630.1220.

Who Should Take This Course
Users familiar with the basics of Photoshop who wish to learn how to manipulate images with masks and filters; use paths and prepare images for printing.


Course Outline

Course Outline

Understanding Paths

  • Creating and Modifying Paths
  • Converting a path to a selection

Enhancing photographs and manipulating images

  • Using retouching and toning tools
  • Using Adjustment Layers
  • Using Image Adjustment Commands (i.e. Levels, Curves, Variations, Colour Balance, Hue/Saturation, etc.)

Using Swatches and Gradients

Creating Custom Brushes and Patterns

Applying masks and using channels

  • Quick mask overlay: The Painting-over Technique
  • The Channels Palette
  • Clipping a layer

Creating Special Effects using the Filters Command

Automating Tasks

  • Recording an action
  • Batch Processing
  • Using Layer Comps

Basic Animation for the web

Introducing the Vanishing Point