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ADOBE PHOTOSHOP FOR BEGINNERS

Qualification

Course Code

20P1ART00155

Duration

6 Weeks

Entry Requirements

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

Future Study

Having successfully completed the course learners can progress on to study:

  • Adobe Photoshop for Improvers
  • Digital Photography for Beginners
  • Digital Photography for Improvers

Cost

£90

What you need to know

IS THIS FOR ME?

This is a beginners course ideal for learners looking to expand their knowledge and skills and those pursuing job roles in photographer, design, web development, filmmaking, and more.

HOW AND WHAT WILL I LEARN?

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

  • 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

START DATE AND RUNNING TIMES

13thMay 2021, every Thursday 6.30PM – 8.30PM

Excludes Half term

LOCATION

Hitchin Campus