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Adobe Photoshop CS5 Fundamentals
Target Audience:  

Users who need to modify and enhance images for use in web sites, newsletters and other business documentation.


By the end of the course, users will be able to use several tools for selecting parts of an image, understand layers and apply layer effects. Additionally, users will be able to use painting tools and blending modes to create shading effects in an image.


Users must be proficient with a mouse and keyboard and be able to confidently work within a Windows environment - minimise, maximise, open, close. 

  Duration: 2 Days
  Cost: £350 + VAT
  Course Date Location
  22/06/2015 Bradford
  15/07/2015 Liverpool
  24/08/2015 Bradford
  19/11/2015 Liverpool
  23/11/2015 Bradford

Getting Started with Photoshop CS5

  • Introducing Photoshop CS5

  • The Photoshop Interface

  • Working with Panels & Panel Groups


Creating & Saving Images

  • Creating, Saving  & Opening Images

  • Viewing, Zooming & Navigating Images


Working with Selections

  • Selection Techniques & Tools

  • Using the Magic Wand Tool

  • Modifying Areas & Selection Borders


Editing Images

  • Modifying Images Properties

  • Viewing Actions in the History Panel

  • Moving & Copying Selections

  • Cropping an Image

  • Drawing with the Pencil & Brush Tools

  • Cloning Parts of an Image

  • Stamping Parts of an Image


Working with Colours

  • Understanding Colour Modes

  • Working with the Colour Panel & Colour Gamut

  • Applying Colour using the Paint Bucket & Eyedropper Tool


Transforming Images

  • Using the Skew, Distort, Warp & Perspective Tools

  • Rotating an Image

  • Scaling an Image


Modifying Photographs

  • Correcting Photos using Red Eye, Dodge & Burn

  • Enhancing Photos using Sponge, Sharpen, & Smudge Tools

  • Working with Eraser Tools


Working with Layers & Masks

  • Creating Layers & Deleting Layers

  • Linking & Locking Layers

  • Changing the Layer Order

  • Adding Text with Type Layers

  • Protecting Areas with a Layer Mask

  • Using Quick Mask Mode


Working with filters

  • Adding Filter Effects to Images

  • Warming & Blurring Filters

  • Liquefying Drawings


Customising the Environment

  • Changing View Options

  • Setting Default Preferences

  • Automating Actions with the Actions Panel

  • Recording & Editing Actions