Photoshop – Introduction
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This course is for anyone with little or no experience of image processing; we will start at the beginning of the editing process and build your skills through the use of straightforward projects.
Students will need to know how to use a computer, this includes being able to use the mouse, and keyboard along with the ability to open and save files and use folders.
No prior knowledge of Photoshop is needed.
The course will look into the makeup of Photoshop, its various tools and how and when to use them.
Working on a variety of images we will develop the basic skills of image editing via editing projects where these new skills can be practiced.
Starting with how to set-white balance,extending the tonal range of an image, moving onto colour and contrast adjustments, noise reduction and sharpening along with cropping and straightening you will learn the fundamentals of image processing. Layers, layer masks and brushes will also be introduced.
Course hand-outs will be available to assist you to practice the tools and techniques learnt at home.
You will be taught by means of practical demonstration and hands on experience.
The Tutor will be happy to discuss problem issues current Photoshop users may have and build these into the course if applicable.
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Courses will be offered throughout the year giving learners the opportunity to further develop their skills.
Please bring a note book and pen. You may wish to bring something to keep your hand-outs in.
Experienced and competent staff at our adult learning centres can help you decide on your course and progression options. If you feel you would benefit from more in depth careers advice please contact: The National Careers Service - Call 0800 100 900 Lines are open 8am to 10pm, 7 days a week or https://.nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk
Practical help and advice is also provided to assist students with any kind of disability or individual need, including people for whom English is not their first language. Please contact our centre staff to discuss your needs prior to starting your course.