Adobe Photoshop Introduction

Course Details


This 2 day course provides a comprehensive introduction to Photoshop and is suitable for most jobs where image manipulation and correction are required. You will be introduced to the techniques used in Adobe Photoshop for photo-retouching, tonal correction, etching, image editing, colour painting and more. You will learn from experienced professionals who work with Photoshop in graphic design and print businesses.


2 Days


This course is most suited to those delegates with no or little experience of Photoshop who wish to gain a good working knowledge of the application within two days.  This course is suitable for users of CS6 or CC versions of Photoshop.


Participants must have a working knowledge of your computer and Windows. It is important that you are familiar with the mouse, using standard menu commands and basic file management techniques.

Course Content



  • Window/Palettes
  • Bitmap vs Vector graphics
  • Resolution/Print theory
  • Colour theory
  • Locating help

Adobe Bridge

  • Launching Bridge
  • The Bridge Window
  • Opening Files from Bridge
  • Choosing a Workspace for Bridge
  • Examining Thumbnails
  • Customising Bridge Window
  • Moving and Copying Files
  • Filtering the Display of Thumbnails


  • Paint tools
  • Options Bar
  • Tool presets
  • Creating Colours, Patterns & Gradients


  • Selection tools
  • Quick Selection Tool
  • Refine Edges
  • Modifying Selections
  • Quick Masks
  • Colour range
  • Extracting images


  • Applying Filters
  • Creating and Using Smart Filters
  • Filter Pro Techniques
  • Illustrated Directory of Filters
  • Photos into Drawing or Paintings
  • Applying the Pattern Maker Filter


  • Creating & organising Layers
  • Applying Effects to Layers
  • Distributing/Aligning elements
  • Clipping Layers
  • Layer Comps

Vectors and Shapes

  • Basic Pen tool (cutouts)
  • Shape Layers

Advanced Selections

  • Channels
  • Alpha channels


  • Creating Editable Type
  • Selecting Type
  • Converting Type
  • Importing Type from Illustrator as a Smart Object
  • Applying Paragraph Settings
  • Warping Type
  • Filling Type with Imagery
  • Making Type Fade
  • Screening Back Type
  • Putting Type in a Spot Colour Channel

Colour Adjustments

  • Creating Fill Layers
  • Converting Layers to Greyscale
  • Using the Colour Balance Command
  • Apply Auto Colour Correction
  • Using the Curves Command

Photo Retouching

  • Using the Match Colour Command
  • Cloning
  • Using the Replace Colour Command
  • Using the Surface Blur Filter
  • Using the Colour Replacement Tool
  • Using the Healing Brush Tool
  • Using the Patch Tool
  • Using the Spot Healing Tool
  • Using the Red Eye Tool

Event Properties

Event Date 03-04-2018
Event End Date 04-04-2018
Individual Price $880.00
Course Code PSHOPINT
Corporate Training Solutions Australia
Level 19, Waterfront Place, 1 Eagle St Brisbane, QLD 4000 Australia
Corporate Training Solutions Australia

Group Rate

#Registrants Rate/Person($)
3 836.00
4 792.00
$880.00 10

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