As imagery grows increasingly prevalent in our online activities, so does the importance of Adobe Photoshop. It is considered the leading software package for photo editing, and there are times when it can be essential in both professional and personal life.
Photoshop can initially seem like a galaxy of graphic design options which produces more head scratching than impactful imagery, but our ‘Adobe Photoshop for Beginners’ workshop will show you that there is no need to be intimidated.
This workshop will guide you through one of the most valuable pieces of software in your creative toolbox.
What do we cover?
We will begin with an introduction to the basics of Adobe Photoshop, followed by a practical work session which will get you familiar with specific tool selections.
By the end of the workshop, you will be able to; execute basic retouching techniques, use text overlay, understand layers for image compositing and apply colour corrections.
Here is a full breakdown of the Adobe Photoshop elements which we will cover:
- File sizes and file formats - Image input and output - Introduction to the toolbar - Navigation shortcuts - Working with selections - Enhancing or correcting an image - Painting and retouching images - Working with layers - Creating special effects with filters, text overlay etc. - Graphics for social media
‘Adobe Photoshop for Beginners’ is a two hour workshop which provides you ample time to practice the techniques you learn under expert supervision. You will have the opportunity to; crop, retouch and transform photographs; develop digital files and film negatives; work creatively with layers, masks and filters; process images ready for printing, sharing and portfolios.
Who should attend?
‘Adobe Photoshop for Beginners’ is for inexperienced individuals who wish to grow a photo editing skill set.
The workshop will benefit marketers who work with images as part of their social media or website development activities, and any professionals who encounter elements of graphic design as part of their role.
Beginner (A laptop and access to Adobe Photoshop is required for this workshop).
Mark Guatieri Mark is Senior Designer at Brand51. With over 30 years of graphic design and project management experience, Mark has helped various start-ups to establish themselves as reputable brands through his expertise in all elements of design, graphic and complete brand identities.