Adobe Photoshop

Wed 03 Oct 2018 - Thu 04 Oct 2018 | 10am – 5pm | Commercial: £200* Individual: £160* 10% earlybird discount | 16+

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Adobe Photoshop CC essentials


Two Day Course

Learn to edit, retouch and apply special effects to images in this two day introduction to Adobe Photoshop, the professional image manipulation software.

This course covers:

  • The fundamentals of digital imaging
  • How Photoshop works with other software
  • Finding your way around the software: the layout of the toolbars, panels and workspaces
  • Setting up documents and artboards
  • Working with layers
  • Making adjustments to colour and tone
  • Accurately selecting/masking parts of images
  • Adding text and shapes to images
  • Retouching
  • Adding creative effects using the painting tools and filters
  • Preparing and saving images for print and the web

‘Engaging, informative, helpful’
‘Clear, relevant, structured’


John Wigzell is a professional graphic designer based in Exeter. Originally trained in graphic design, illustration and photography, John has 20 years’ experience working with creative technology. He spent a number of years coordinating a digitisation project in the British Film Institute’s Stills, Posters and Designs archive and has worked as a technical specialist in a busy design studio serving the UK Government. He now works as a graphic designer and website developer, and loves to share his knowledge of typography, publishing, digital imaging with anyone who’ll listen.

John is an Adobe Certified Expert.

Individual needs will be catered for where possible. This course will be taught using the latest version of Adobe Illustrator/InDesign/Photoshop CC; the concepts covered are relevant to earlier versions too. Our courses are taught on Apple Mac computers; skills are directly transferable to Windows PCs. Where there are differences in the way the software works between the two systems, the tutor will point these out. A good working knowledge of Mac or PC systems is advantageous: we recommend attending our Introduction to Apple Mac course if you are new to the Apple Mac, before attending any of our digital courses.

Workshop attendees get 10% off all food and hot drinks at the Exeter Phoenix Café Bar.

Adobe, the Adobe logo, and Illustrator/InDesign/Photoshop are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.

Venue: Exeter Phoenix

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