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Adobe Photoshop


ADOBE PhotoShop is the DTP standard for creating and editing bitmap images. This course takes new users through the PhotoShop application with a series of practical exercises to explore the full power of this intriguing application.


The course covers all aspects of the design process from the importing of images with scanners and photo-CD right through to final production considerations for finished art work.


Attendees will gain a fast practical knowledge and the design skills required to produce finished images for inclusion in publications or with web page design on the Internet. View the certification path


Suitable for both Apple Macintosh and Microsoft Windows

  • Import and manipulate images in different formats
  • Create 3D images using plugins
  • Work with colour for print production
  • Format to work with DTP applications
  • Work with layers for professional results

… and much more

  • PhotoShop Toolbox
  • Acquiring Images
  • Importing & exporting images
  • Scanning images
  • Digital cameras
  • Photo-CD images
  • Creating & touching up images
  • Drawing, painting and editing
  • Selecting objects in PhotoShop
  • Working with layers
  • Drawing and editing paths
  • Working with masks
  • Working with colour
  • Colour formats (Pantone etc.)
  • Colour correction tools
  • Working with palettes
  • Working with text
  • Text effects and Anti-aliasing
  • File formats
  • Vector images formats
  • Bitmap image formats Filters, plugins and special effects
  • Video special effects
  • Working with channels
  • 3D-Modelling effects
  • Text special effects Publishing
  • Working with DTP programs
  • Preparing for publishingSending files to a bureau
  • Designing for the Internet
  • Graphic file formats
  • Animations Automating
  • PhotoShop
  • Professional examples


To understand the form of a bitmap image, its colour depth, resolution and file formats. To be able to use colour in bitmap images and understand the colour formatting systems and implications of working with palettes. To work with text and overlayed images in PhotoShop. To understand the use of layers and masks. To use the plugins and filters.


New users of PhotoShop requiring in-depth knowledge of the application and its uses.

2 Days / 8 Evenings


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Course Testimonials

Course Testimonials

” Thank you – excellent course with a very knowledgable lecturer who took time to speak to each student individually, making sure each person knew and fully understood each step before moving onto the next step. ”

Sharon Johnston – AIB


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