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Course Details

(inc GST)
$ 1320
Duration:3 days
Level 3
321 Pitt St
Sydney NSW 2000
Participants:Max 10
Length:9:00 to 16:30
Break Times:
10:30 (15mins)
12:30 (1hr)
14:45 (15mins)
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Photoshop Essentials Course

   (4.8 out of 5)
Location: Level 2
80 Mount St
North Sydney
NSW 2060
Break Times:
10:30 (15mins)
12:30 (1hr)
14:45 (15mins)
Duration: 3 days Participants: Max 10
Course Length: 9:00 to 16:30 Price:
(inc GST)
$ 1320
Sale Price:
(inc GST)

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Photoshop Essentials Course

Course Overview

People with little or no experience with Photoshop will benefit most, as this 3-day course begins at square one. Participants explore and customise the Photoshop interface, discover the uses of primary tools and learn to master panels and viewing options. The course covers making simple and complex selections using a variety of techniques, as well as working with layers, retouching and correcting photos and using Adobe Bridge for easier file management.

This course is designed to give you a solid grounding in the world's most popular photo editing application by Adobe.

Course Prerequisites

Participants need to be comfortable using computers generally and have basic mouse and keyboard skills. Experience using Adobe InDesign and Illustrator would be an advantage.

Course Inclusions

FREE Course Re-sit

8 months

When you book a public course at Raisng the Bar we offer you a FREE course re-sit for up to 8 months from the scheduled course date.

FREE Email Support

12 months

Free email support for up to 12 months from the scheduled course date.

Small Class Sizes

10 students

All of our courses are capped at a maximum of 10 students to maximise your learning experience.

Classroom Training

All of our courses are face to face, hands on, classroom based training delievered by .

Course Manual

With each course we provide you with a comprehensive course manual for you to practice post course.

Computer Lab

No need to bring your own laptop. Our training courses are conducted in fully equipped computer labs with free Wi-Fi.

Course Certificate

Every student receives a certificate of completion at the end of course to recognise your new skills.

Public Course Dates

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Course Outline

Photoshop CS6 Basics

  • Photoshop Explained
  • What's New
  • Open & Find Images
  • Create New Canvas
  • Photoshop Window
  • Menus & Keyboard Shortcuts
  • The Toolbox
  • The Options Bar
  • Panels Basics
  • Workspaces
  • Resize Screen Views
  • Tool Presets
  • Navigator Panel
  • Navigation Tools
  • Rulers, Guides, & Grids
  • Revert Files
  • Help

Manage Files

  • Open Files
  • Use Bridge
  • Multiple Files & Windows
  • Status Bar
  • Multiple Versions & Saving
  • File Formats Basics
  • Notes

Selection Tools Basics

  • Marquee Tools
  • Edit Selections
  • Rotate & Move Selections
  • Delete Selections
  • Deselecting
  • Save Selections
  • Select All
  • Move Selection Border
  • Cut, Copy & Paste
  • Magic Wand Tool
  • Colour Range Command
  • Lasso Tool
  • Polygonal Lasso Tool
  • Magnetic Lasso Tool
  • Invert Selections
  • Expand or Contract Selections
  • Content Aware Fill
  • Skew or Distort Selections
  • Refine Edges

Work with Pixels

  • Bitmaps & Vector Basics
  • Image and Screen Pixels
  • Adjust Image Resolution
  • Change Resolution Automatically
  • Change Pixel Dimensions
  • Content Aware Scale
  • Change Print Dimensions
  • Change Canvas Size
  • Rotate and Flip Canvas
  • Crop with Marquee
  • Unsharp Mask Filter

Colour Basics

  • Two Colour Models
  • Colour Settings
  • Colour Palette
  • Colour Ramp
  • Colour Picker
  • Paint Bucket Tool


  • Layers Basics
  • Create and Delete Layers
  • Rename Layers
  • Link Layers
  • Adjustment Layers
  • Merge Layers
  • Group Layers
  • Layer Via Cut and Copy
  • Type Layers
  • The Character Panel
  • Smart Warping
  • Modify Type Layer

Channels and Masks

  • The Channels Panel
  • Save Selections as a Channel
  • Load Channels as Selections
  • Quick Masks
  • Layer Masks
  • Move Layer Masks
  • Clipping Groups

Retouch Images

  • Brightness and Contrast
  • Blur & Sharpen Tools
  • Dodge & Burn Tools
  • Hue & Saturation
  • Sponge Tool
  • Adjust Levels
  • Clone Stamp Tool
  • Pattern Stamp
  • Spot Healing Brush
  • Patch Tool

Drawing and Painting

  • Foreground & Background
  • Lift Colour
  • Shape & Line Tools
  • Custom Shape Tool
  • Brush Tool
  • Brush Styles
  • Create Custom Brushes
  • Pencil Tool
  • Paint Bucket Tool
  • Apply Gradients
  • Stroke Selections
  • Eraser Tool

Advanced Colour

  • Colour Balance Command
  • Variations Dialog Box
  • Image Modes
  • Convert to Grayscale

Work with Filters

  • Filters Basics
  • Filter Part of an Image
  • Convert Photograph to Drawing
  • Liquify Image
  • Freeze & Thaw Image
  • Reconstruct Distortion
  • View Mesh & Save Distortion
  • Artistic Filters
  • Blur Filters
  • Brush Stroke Filter
  • Distort Filters
  • Pixelate Filters
  • Render Filters and Sharpen Filters
  • Sketch Filters
  • Stylize Filters and Texture Filters

Print Interface

  • Print Basics
  • Select Printer & Preview Imaging Position
  • Print Options
  • Print Part of Image

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