Crop and straighten images, remove blemishes, enhance colours, build montages and so much more!

Adobe Photoshop: Advanced

Photoshop provides highly efficient methods for editing scanned artwork, digital photographs and even movies. Its tight integration with each of the Creative Cloud applications provides unrivalled synergy for publishing to print, web and devices.

Who should attend

Master Photoshop’s powerful re-touching tools and accelerate your path from imagination to imagery with this one day Adobe Advanced Photoshop training course. You’ll gain an in-depth understanding of the techniques used in professional design and re-touching work, and communicate your concepts clearly, and effectively to deliver professional quality images to clients.

What you'll learn

Photoshop's powerful retouching tools • How to organise disparate artwork efficiently • Process digital negatives through Camera Raw and HDR Pro • Techniques that make extracting artwork from its background simpler and more effective • Create promo videos for output to YouTUBE with the tools and features you use on a daily basis • Create animated GIFs • Automate repetitive tasks with Actions • Composite complex layered documents and design revisions •

HDR

High Dynamic Range imaging can overcome challenging photographic scenarios where lighting is either too bright or too dark. By combining multiple exposures into one composite image you can achieve real world lighting conditions and enhance image detail.

  • HDR Pro multiple images
  • Tone and retouch in Adobe Camera Raw.
  • HDR Toning

Adobe Camera Raw (ACR)

Learning how to work with digital negatives and unlock the power of the Camera Raw editing in a none destructive XMP workflow.

  • Camera Raw workflow
  • Processing multiple files/film strip
  • Sharpen/Noise/Tone Curves
  • Adjustment Brush/Radial Filter/Graduated Filter
  • ACR Bird’s Eye View

Filters

You can use filters for a multitude of tasks. From adding creative blur effects for greater depth of field to adding artwork in a perspective grid.

  • Vanishing point/Creating a perspective grid
  • Cloning/Paste in perspective grid
  • Oil Painting
  • Displacement Mapping
  • Blur gallery
  • Lighting effects

Masks & Channels

Building upon the techniques found in our introduction course, this masking module takes a look at effective techniques for masking/extracting some of the most challenging subject matter from their backdrops.

  • Masking hair/edit masks
  • Refine mask
  • Masking layers and groups
  • Paint in a mask

Layer compositing techniques

In this module we take a look at how to remove crowds of people in artwork originally shot at a busy public event. Stitch together panoramic images, and create multiple design revisions in one document with Layer Comps.

  • Layer Comps
  • Blend layers with Statistics (remove people)
  • Panoramas
  • Filter layers by type/Name/Attribute/Colour

Healing & Retouching

We will guide you through some of the best tips and tricks for quick, effective retouching within Photoshop and Camera Raw. Edit organically by liquefying pixels for portrait images and spot retouching

  • Heal & retouch in ACR
  • Liquify
  • Content Aware technology and panoramas

Scripts and automation

There are occasions when you are required to apply identical modifications across multiple documents. Save time by recording image edits once and deploy them with Photoshop's automated actions feature with conditional actions that determine which set of edits to apply according to the image characteristics

  • Export Layer Comps
  • Image Processor
  • Batch process
  • Create a actions and action sets
  • Insert a conditional

Working with video and motion graphics

Use Photoshop to edit quick-time video and image sequence files, add titles and a soundtrack. In this module you will create a short promotional video and rendering options for web output.

  • Opening video files/The timeline
  • Creating/Modifying a video layer
  • Adding text to video
  • Splitting a video layer
  • Adding a transition/audio/Animation
  • Export to video
  • Export an animated GIF for Twitter/Social Media

Creative Cloud connectivity

We take a look at how your Adobe desktop apps integrate with online services and mobile devices.

  • Create a new guide layout
  • Create and manage artboards
  • Preview Photoshop artwork on a tablet device.
  • Extract Assets
  • Quick export
  • Export layers/Groups/Artboards
  • Create custom vector shapes and presets shapes

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Adobe Photoshop: Advanced

Duration: 2 days

This course is ideal for beginners who need to learn the key skills of image editing, or for those who need to brush up on their skills and shake bad habits.

£450 One-2-One (self-funding)

£550 One-2-One

£375 per day x2 delegates

£450 per day x3 delegates

£525 per day x4 delegates

We are open from 09.00 for light refreshments. Class times are between 09.30—16.00.

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How our courses are priced

One-2-One training

£250 per day (self funding)*

One-2-One training

£300 per day (businesses)

Bespoke group training

£300.00 per day x1 delegate

£375.00 per day x2 delegates

£450.00 per day x3 delegates

£525.00 per day x4 delegates

£600.00 per day x5 delegates

£675.00 per day x6 delegates

£750.00 per day x7 delegates

£825.00 per day x8 delegates

Special offers

£1000.00 for 2 days training  x4 delegates.

£50 off your second days One-2-One training.

*Self-funding is defined as an individual who pays for their training privately for their own personal gain.

Training studio address

Creative Frontiers

The Grange,

Church Street,

Dronfield, S18 1QB

Telephone 01246 418 730

About

Creative Frontiers is run by Gary Bradley, an Adobe Certified Instructor and an award winning graphic designer based in Derbyshire, England.

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Adobe Photoshop: Introduction

Photoshop provides highly efficient methods for editing scanned artwork, digital photographs and even movies. Its tight integration with each of the Creative Cloud applications provides unrivalled synergy for publishing to print, web and devices.

Who should attend

This course is ideal for those who work with digital images as part of their job role on a day-to-day basis, or to compliment the capabilities of in-house-marketing teams. Learning how to use professional image editing software correctly can be hugely rewarding, cost effective and time-saving. If you are a complete beginner you have the opportunity to acquire good habits and avoid time consuming and costly mistakes. If you are self-taught and have found getting the results you want frustrating, then this course will help empower you to focus more of your time on the tasks that add more value to your work and job satisfaction.

What you'll learn

Evaluate and output high quality artwork for print, web and mobile devices • Learn about digital image characteristics, understand how they are constructed • Explore and navigate the application interface, and tailor its appearance to suite your needs • Browse, manage and save files to the appropriate size and format by exploring different output scenarios • Work with layers to maximise your workflow efficiency • Select regions of artwork and apply local edits • Blend artwork and create montages • Apply filters and effects to your artwork • Manage and characterise typography • Create simple vector objects • Remove blemishes and defects in photographs • Correct colour and exposure in artwork

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Managing the Workspace

To make the best use of its extensive editing capabilities, you must first learn to navigate the work area, and adapt it to your own workflow.

  • Navigating Images
  • Customising the interface
  • Preferences
  • Colour Management

Creating and managing documents

In this module you will look at the many challenges faced when creating new documents for print and screen devices.

  • New document dialogue
  • Edit the canvas
  • Add ruler guides
  • Define document resolution
  • Saving documents

Selections

There are occasions when you will need to focus your edits in a specific area and protect the rest of the image at the same time. Learning how to select areas of an image is of paramount importance.

  • Marquee tools
  • Lasso and Polygon tools
  • Colour selection tools
  • Refine selection edges
  • Saving and loading selections

Masks & Channels

Masking is the skill of protecting your images from modifications, as well as changing the visibility of artwork to create montages or to simply extract subject matter from its background.

  • Masking tools and techniques
  • Create and edit a layer mask
  • Clipping layers
  • Masks panel controls
  • Gradient masks

Colour & Tone

The powerful tools in Photoshop can enhance, repair, and correct the colour and tonality in an image, such as brightness and contrast.

  • Interpreting the Histogram
  • Automated techniques
  • Manual workflows
  • Adjustments panel
  • Levels, Curves and Shadow Highlight
  • Hue/Saturation, Vibrance

Healing & Retouching

Learn how to correct capture defects and enhance critical parts of an image with Photoshop's "Airbrushing tools"

  • Image retouching strategies
  • Crop and straighten
  • Healing brushes
  • History brush tool
  • Clone stamp
  • The patch tool

Filters and effects

You can use filters to clean up or retouch your photos, apply special art effects that give your image the appearance of a sketch or impressionist painting.

  • Filter Gallery
  • Smart filters
  • Sharpening
  • Vanishing Point

Output

Manage and analyse critical project assets prior to hand-off to third party print providers. Explore methods for outputting artwork for the web and appropriate file types for common project scenarios.

  • Contact Sheets
  • Proofing artwork for print
  • The print dialogue setup
  • Saving for Web & Devices
  • File types and their intended uses

 

How our courses are priced

One-2-One training

£250 per day (self funding)*

One-2-One training

£300 per day (businesses)

Bespoke group training

£300.00 per day x1 delegate

£375.00 per day x2 delegates

£450.00 per day x3 delegates

£525.00 per day x4 delegates

£600.00 per day x5 delegates

£675.00 per day x6 delegates

£750.00 per day x7 delegates

£825.00 per day x8 delegates

Special offers

£1500.00 for 2 days training  x4 delegates.

£50 off your second days One-2-One training.

*Self-funding is defined as an individual who pays for their training privately for their own personal gain.

Adobe Photoshop: Introduction

2 days | 09:30-16:00

One-2-One from £450* | Groups of 2-8 from £750

Photoshop provides highly efficient methods for editing scanned artwork, digital photographs and even movies. Its tight integration with each of the Creative Cloud applications provides unrivalled synergy for publishing to print, web and devices.

Who should attend

This course is ideal for those who work with digital images as part of their job role on a day-to-day basis, or to compliment the capabilities of in-house-marketing teams. If you are a complete beginner you have the opportunity to acquire good habits and avoid time consuming and costly mistakes.

What you'll learn

Evaluate and output high quality artwork for print, web and mobile devices • Learn about digital image characteristics, understand how they are constructed • Explore and navigate the application interface • Browse, manage and save files • Work with layers • Make selections • Create montages • Apply filters and effects • Add and format text • Remove blemishes from photos • Correct colour and exposure in artwork

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