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Photoshop Essentials

Photoshop Essentials

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  • Sun 17 Mar, 10:00am – 4:00pm


The PhotoWorkshop, Mangawhai, 42A Brooke Lane, Kaipara


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • workshop fee: $135.00

Whether you are into digital photography, painting, scrapbooking or any visual art the chances are that you have a need to get a basic understanding of the world famous digital imaging software Adobe Photoshop.

This is an introductory + workshop. Skills discovered here can be applied to any visual art and particularly to photography, graphic design, photo restoration and digital scrapbooking. If students are interested we will also take a short look at how Photoshop can be incorporated in the Digital Workflow for photographers using Lightroom.

This course assumes no previous Photoshop experience or understanding. But if you have already had a play and become frustrated, this course will clear the fog and will provide a great foundation for your own future experiments.

Unlike many courses the pace will be gentle. You need to understand what is going on.

We will look at:
- Opening existing files
- Making new files
- Moving around the workspace - made easy & helps you become more efficient.
- Saving Images & File Formats
- The Toolbox - make sense of all the tools
- The Options Bar - customise the tools
- Selections - making and saving
- Magic Wand & Quick Selections
- Paint Brush - using & settings
- History Brush
- Using the History Panel
- Correcting Photos for colour & tone
- Sharpening
- Basic spotting & Retouching
- Cropping
- Introduction to Layers
- Multiple images in one file
- Blending Images together
- Fun with the Type Tool

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