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  • Photoshop Introduction Course

    Photoshop Training Course Derby, Derbyshire

    Photoshop Training delivered across Derby and Derbyshire including Chesterfield, Matlock, the Dales and all surrounding areas and counties. This Photoshop Course is run at Introduction level and available onsite for team roll outs, companies and individuals looking for a more tailored training solution. On this Photoshop Introduction course you will learn how to create, edit and retouch images for a range of different purposes including digital media, print and the web.


    These Photoshop Courses are fluid and constantly updated ensuring you get a clear and concise grip on the tools and features contained in the software. During the training course you will work from the ground up and learn the tools, features and techniques used by design professionals to create high impact professional looking imagery for both print and web output.  The course is trainer led and during the day you will learn the software with a mixture of demonstrations, examples, discussions and hands on exercises using set courseware images or your own company files.  This is ideal for companies seeking to train groups of staff effectively using a more interactive targeted approach to Photoshop training.


    Photoshop Training –

    What will you learn?

    for full overview please scroll down the page


    • Work with Photoshop Tools, Panels & Interface
    • Understand Layers and None-Destructive workflows
    • Smart Objects and Smart Filters
    • Create, edit and use accurate colour
    • Make precise selections, add , remove, save and load selections
    • Prepare images for Social Media
    • Learn to prepare images for both print and web output 
    • Enhance and Improve Photographs
    • Retouch and Repair Photographs


    Photoshop Training –

    Benefits of Onsite Training

    Onsite Photoshop training can be arranged for large team roll outs, 121 sessions, company groups /workshops right across the Derby & Derbyshire region. There are a number of benefits to onsite courses but the main ones are:  


    • The training is focused entirely on your and your company requirements

    • No traveling involved for you or your team saving travel & expenses

    • Cheaper than traditional training

    • The approach is focused specifically on you and your specific needs this is not a generic one size fits all course. 

    • Prior to the training you chat with me about your aims, content preferences and levels of delegate /s knowledge

    • The Photoshop course is tailored to suit you or your team

    • Flexible dates & times to suit you


    • The first person/individual: £275.00 all inclusive per day
    • Second/subsequent delegates: £75.00 each all inclusive per day
    • *Laptop Hire: £25.00 per day
      *T&C’s apply
    • Projector Hire: £35.00 per day


    Depending on location travel expenses may be incurred


    Laptop Hire

    Short of a laptop or 6?  If so, then I can supply laptops and projector hire and take care of all aspects of your Photoshop training course – again, please don’t hesitate to get in touch for an informal chat about your needs.


    Photoshop Course Info

    The Photoshop Training is ideal for individuals or closed company courses and any content can be tweaked according to your individual requirements.  It takes between one and two days depending on the amount of people sitting on the training – for one person a day usually suffices but for small groups of between 4 and 6 people two days is more realistic.  All the Photoshop Training can be run in most versions of the software including Photoshop CS5, Photoshop CS6, Photoshop CS, Photoshop CC, Photoshop CC 2017 although certain features and functions may only be available in later versions.


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    This Photoshop Training is held onsite UK Wide including Derby, Derbyshire, Matlock, Chesterfield, Swadlincote, Repton, Chellaston, Ashbourne, Belton and all surrounding areas such as Nottingham, Sheffield, Leicester,Coventry, Stoke and Burton on Trent. I travel extensively across the UK so please contact me to discuss Photoshop Training in Derby, dates and current availability.

    Photoshop Introduction Course - Overviews

    Working with Photoshop

    • Control Bar,
    • Window Menu,
    • Photoshop Panels,
    • Toolbox


    Image Size & Resolution

    • Image Resize Box
    • Resize Image & Image Resolution
    • Image Dimensions
    • Constrain Proportions


    Accurate Positioning & Transformation Tools

    • Rulers, Guides, Grids
    • Transform & Free Transform Tools
    • Rotation
    • Crop Tool


    Photoshop and Colour

    • Swatches Panel
    • CMYK, RGB, LAB Models
    • Pantone & Spot Colour
    • Gradients, Creating, Editing & Colour Tone
    • Sampling, Mixing & Matching Colour
    • Colour Sampling


    Layer Panel & Adjustment Layers

    • Creating, Editing Layers
    • Shuffling Layers
    • Background Layers & Duplicating Layers
    • None Destructive Workflow
    • Adjustment Layers
    • Overview of Layer Palette


    Retouching Tools

    • Healing Brush
    • Spot Healing Brush
    • Clone Stamp Tool
    • Red Eye Tool
    • Content Aware Tool


    Photoshop Quick Masks

    • Creating /Editing Masks
    • Adding /Removing to Masks
    • Controlling /Brushes
    • Mask Modes


    Photoshop Special Design Techniques

    • Converting to Black and White
    • FX Effects with Drop Shadows & Blends
    • Texture & Patterns


    Photoshop SmartObjects & SmartFilters

    • Smart Objects & None Destructive Workflows
    • Smart Objects/ Linked Smart Objects
    • Editing/ Updating Smart Objects
    • Edit /Replace Smart Object Content
    • Convert to Smart Object
    • Working with SmartFilters
    • Editing SmartFilters

     Selection Tools

    • Lasso, Magnetic Lasso, Polygonal Lasso Tools
    • Magic Wand & Quick Selection Tools
    • Feathering & Tolerance
    • Adding / Subtracting from Selections
    • Modifying / Transforming Selections


    Photoshop Type

    • Creating Type / Editing Type
    • Type Masks
    • Type & FX Effects
    • Shaping Type
    • Type & Good Design
    • Character & Paragraph Type


    Output for Print

    • Preparing for Print
    • Working with Colour Output
    • File Formats, PSD, TIFF, PDF, JPEG, PNG


    Saving for Web

    • Web File Formats
    • Understanding Web
    • Optimising Images
    • Saving as HTML /JPEG /Images
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