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Photoshop Fast Track Course

(4.85 out of 5) 553 Student Reviews

About the course

In this 3 day hands-on course, participants learn to use Photoshop CS6 for everything from retouching and repairing images, to compositing images into artistic montages, to processing camera raw digital photography. The course covers lighting and textural effects, adjustments to contrast and colour balance, and file formats for print and web use.

Who should do this course?

This course is suitable for photographers, graphic artists, webmasters or designers with little or no experience using Adobe Photoshop. Suitable for students with little or no experience using Adobe Photoshop and that need to learn how to master the world's leading imaging software.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for attending this course; however participants are expected to have a general understanding of personal computers and the Windows operating system.

Course Details

  • $1320 incl GST
  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Max. Class Size: 10
  • Avg. Class Size: 5
  • Study Mode: In Class Live Online
  • Level: Beginner
  • Times: 9.00am to 5.00pm approx
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Online Live - Course Dates

  • Online Live Class Dates

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    10 - 12 Aug 20 Mon - Wed
    23 - 25 Sep 20 Wed - Fri
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In-Class - Course Dates

  • Sydney Class Dates

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    Level 11, 32 Walker Street, North Sydney , NSW 2060

    05 - 07 Aug 20 Wed - Fri
    31 Aug - 02 Sep 20 Mon - Wed
    30 Sep - 02 Oct 20 Wed - Fri
    26 - 28 Oct 20 Mon - Wed
    25 - 27 Nov 20 Wed - Fri
    21 - 23 Dec 20 Mon - Wed
    27 - 29 Jan 21 Wed - Fri
    22 - 24 Feb 21 Mon - Wed
    24 - 26 Mar 21 Wed - Fri
  • Melbourne Class Dates

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    Level 12, 379 Collins Street, Melbourne , VIC 3000

    14 - 16 Sep 20 Mon - Wed
    14 - 16 Oct 20 Wed - Fri
    09 - 11 Nov 20 Mon - Wed
    07 - 09 Dec 20 Mon - Wed
    04 - 06 Jan 21 Mon - Wed
    08 - 10 Feb 21 Mon - Wed
    09 - 11 Mar 21 Tue - Thu
  • Brisbane Class Dates

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    Level 6, 371 Queen Street, Brisbane , QLD 4000

    17 - 19 Aug 20 Mon - Wed
    16 - 18 Sep 20 Wed - Fri
    12 - 14 Oct 20 Mon - Wed
    11 - 13 Nov 20 Wed - Fri
    09 - 11 Dec 20 Wed - Fri
    04 - 06 Jan 21 Mon - Wed
    03 - 05 Feb 21 Wed - Fri
    01 - 03 Mar 21 Mon - Wed
  • Canberra Class Dates

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    Level 4, 54 Marcus Clarke Street, Canberra , ACT 2601

    14 - 16 Sep 20 Mon - Wed
    10 - 12 Nov 20 Tue - Thu
    20 - 22 Jan 21 Wed - Fri
    15 - 17 Mar 21 Mon - Wed
    12 - 14 May 21 Wed - Fri
  • Adelaide Class Dates

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    19 Young Street, Adelaide , SA 5000

    03 - 05 Aug 20 Mon - Wed
    07 - 09 Sep 20 Mon - Wed
    19 - 21 Oct 20 Mon - Wed
    30 Nov - 02 Dec 20 Mon - Wed
    08 - 10 Feb 21 Mon - Wed
    22 - 24 Mar 21 Mon - Wed
  • Perth Class Dates

    Level 1, 140 St Georges Terrace, Perth , WA 6000

    Classes scheduled on demand in Perth

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Course Units

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Unit 1: Introducing Photoshop CS6

  • What is Photoshop?
  • What's New in Photoshop CS6?
  • Opening and Finding Images
  • Creating a New File
  • The Photoshop Interface
  • Menus and Keystroke Shortcuts
  • The Toolbox
  • The Options Bar
  • Introduction to Palettes
  • Workspace Presets
  • Resizing Screen Views
  • Tool Presets
  • Navigator Palette
  • Other Navigation Tools
  • Rulers, Guides, and Grids
  • Reverting
  • Getting Help in Photoshop

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Unit 2: Managing your Files

  • Opening Files
  • Using Bridge CS6
  • Working with Multiple Files and Windows
  • Displaying File Information with the Status Bar
  • Saving Files and Working with Multiple Versions
  • Understanding File Formats
  • Leaving Written Notes

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Unit 3: Understanding the Selection Tools

  • Using the Marquee Tools
  • Adding to a Selection
  • Subtracting From a Selection
  • Rotating a Selection
  • Moving a Selection
  • Deleting a Selection
  • Deselecting a Selection
  • Saving a Selection
  • Selecting an Entire Image
  • Moving a Selection Border
  • Cutting, Copying and Pasting a Selection
  • Selecting with the Magic Wand Tool
  • Selecting with the Colour Range Command
  • Selecting with the Lasso Tool
  • Selecting with the Polygonal Lasso Tool
  • Selecting with the Magnetic Lasso Tool
  • Inverting a Selection
  • Expanding or Contracting a Selection
  • Content Aware Fill
  • Skewing or Distorting a Selection
  • Using Refine Edge a Selection

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Unit 4: Working with Pixels

  • Understanding Bitmaps and Vectors
  • Image Pixels Versus Screen Pixels
  • Adjusting an Image's Resolution
  • Changing an Image's Resolution Automatically
  • Changing an Image's Pixel Dimensions
  • Changing Image size using Content Aware Scale
  • Changing an Image's Print Dimensions
  • Changing the Canvas Size
  • Rotating and Flipping the Canvas
  • Cropping an Image Using a Marquee
  • Applying the Unsharp Mask Filter

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Unit 5: Understanding Colour

  • Two Types of Colour
  • Colour Settings
  • The Colour Palette
  • Using the Colour Ramp
  • Using the Colour Picker
  • The Paint Bucket Tool

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Unit 6: Layers

  • Exploring Layers
  • Creating a Layer
  • Renaming a Layer
  • Deleting a Layer
  • Linking Layers
  • Adjustment Layers
  • Merging Layers
  • Grouping Layers
  • Using Layer Via Cut and Layer Via Copy
  • Creating a Type Layer
  • The Character Palette
  • Type Setting with Smart Warping
  • Modifying a Type Layer

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Unit 7: Channels and Masks

  • The Channels Palette
  • Saving a Selection as a Channel
  • Loading a Channel as a Selection
  • Using Quick Masks
  • Adding a Layer Mask
  • Moving a Layer Mask
  • Creating a Clipping Group

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Unit 8: Retouching Images

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

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Unit 9: Drawing and Painting

  • Foreground and Background Colour
  • Lifting Colour
  • Using the Shape and Line Tools
  • Using the Custom Shape Tool
  • Using the Brush Tool
  • Changing Brush Styles
  • Creating a Custom Brush
  • Create a Custom Brush Tip from an Image
  • Using the Pencil Tool
  • Using the Paint Bucket Tool
  • Applying a Gradient
  • Creating a Stroke Around a Selection
  • Using the Eraser Tool

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Unit 10: Advanced Colour

  • Using the Colour Balance Command
  • Using the Variations Dialog Box
  • Using the Image Mode Function
  • Converting Images to Grayscale

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Unit 11: Working with Filters

  • Introduction to Filters
  • Applying a Filter to Part of an Image
  • Converting a Photograph into a Drawing
  • Liquifying an Image
  • Freezing and Thawing an Image
  • Reconstructing a Distortion
  • Viewing a Mesh and Saving a Distortion
  • Artistic Filters
  • Blur Filters
  • Brush Stroke Filter
  • Distort Filters
  • Pixelate Filters
  • Render Filters and Sharpen Filters
  • Sketch Filters
  • Stylize Filters and Texture Filters

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Unit 12: Printing with Photoshop CS6 Print Interface

  • Printing Basics
  • Selecting a Printer and Previewing Imaging Position
  • Editing Print Options
  • Printing Part of an Image

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Course Reviews

(4.70 out of 5) Maurice B [ 05 March, 2020 ]
I was thoroughly pleased with the content on the course. My instructor Marte did a very good job of explaining the intricacies of the Photoshop program
(5.00 out of 5) Garry S [ 10 February, 2020 ]
This is my second course with Pandy - both courses were very professionally presented and are proving very useful in my work
(5.00 out of 5) Sandra M [ 10 February, 2020 ]
This photoshop course has given the confidence and ability to carry out task needed to complete at work. Pandy has streamlined the process with his extensive knowledge
(5.00 out of 5) Marlies [ 15 January, 2020 ]
Loved this course, i have done all my courses with Cressida and i have loved how she taught these classes.

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