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Photoshop for Beginners

North Hertfordshire College
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8 weeks
95 GBP
Part time
Next available date: 23/04/2020 - Hitchin
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Course description

Photoshop for Beginners

Lessons will involve projects editing and enhancing images. Homework is expected and feedback will be given on assignments. Topics and techniques covered include:

  • Setting up a file
  • Adding guides and measurements
  • Understanding the interface
  • Understanding the tools
  • Understanding editing non-destructively
  • Cropping, rotating and resizing photos
  • Improving brightness, contrast and colour
  • Understanding and using layers
  • Using a variety of selection tools
  • Using adjustment layers
  • Removing blemishes and unwanted objects
  • Adding objects to photos and resize them
  • Changing the sky or background
  • Adding text to photos and using text styles and effects
  • Using and understanding the benefits of layer masks
  • Repairing and restoring old or damaged photos
  • Hand colouring old black and white photos
  • Saving file formats for print and sharing

Suitability - Who should attend?

What You'll Need to Join:

  • Working knowledge of the Mac (as we are learning in a Mac suite).
  • Access to Photoshop 2019 CC. Keyboard and mouse skills.
  • A keen interest and a willingness and commitment to practice between lessons.
  • No previous Photoshop knowledge is required.
  • Many (but not all) of the techniques used will be achievable in older versions of Photoshop, but a current subscription is advised.

Continuing Studies

What You Can Do Next: 

  • Adobe Photoshop for Improvers
  • Adobe Illustrator for Beginners (Course profile coming soon)
  • Adobe InDesign for Beginners (Course profile coming soon)
  • Digital Photography for Beginners
  • Digital Photography for Improvers

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North Hertfordshire College

North Hertfordshire College

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North Hertfordshire College

North Hertfordshire College, Hitchin Centre, Cambridge Road, HITCHIN, Hertfordshire

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