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Getting Started with Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop training, Introduction, Workshop and customised courses available in Melbourne

Course Overview

Participants on this 1 day Adobe Photoshop – Getting Started with Photoshop course will gain an understanding of the fundamental principles of Photoshop, including navigating, working with Images and Layers and exploring Image retouching. You will be given a solid foundation of skills upon which to build.

The course assumes no prior knowledge of Photoshop, however people with limited exposure to the software and those who are self-taught you will also benefit from this course.

On completion of this Getting Started with Photoshop course participants will learn to:

  • The Fundamentals of Photoshop
  • Create documents
  • Navigate images
  • File formats, file size, colour modes and image resizing

  • Make selections
  • Work with layers
  • Repair images
  • Printing techniques

Adobe Getting Started with Photoshop Course Details

1 Day (9:00am – 4:00pm)

Maximum of 10 students

15 min

1 hour

15 min


Training manual and resources excellent, delivered with good understanding of what the group needed.


Adobe Getting Started with Photoshop Course Content

Photoshop Essentials

  • The Photoshop Interface
  • Navigation Tools
  • The History Panel
  • Snapshots

Digital Image Basics

  • Image Resolution, Dimensions and File Size
  • Understanding Colours
  • File Formats

Starting with Images

  • Creating New Documents
  • Cropping & Rotating
  • Changing Image Sizes
  • Upsampling & Downsampling Images

Correcting Images

  • Understanding Image Histograms
  • Using the Levels Command
  • Adjusting Colour Balance
  • Editing Hue and Saturation

Working with Selections

  • Lasso and marquee Tools
  • Quick Selection and Magic Wand Tools
  • Feathering Selections

Retouching Techniques

  • Removing Imperfections
  • The Clone Tools
  • Healing Brush Tools

Working with Layers

  • Building a Multi Layered Document
  • Adding Transparency
  • Moving, Scaling and Rotating Layers
  • Locking and Protecting Layers
  • Merging and Flattening Layers

Printing and Saving

  • Printing from Photoshop
  • The Save for Print and Web
  • Image Compression and Optimisation

What’s Included in the Training Course?

To see what else is included for participants in our standard training courses please visit our Additional Course Information page.

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