Photoshop ACA - zero to hero HC073 / K24

Start date
19 Sep 16
5 Days
Academy Class, Universal Square, Devonshire Street North, Manchester M12 6JH View on Google Map


This course provides you with the concepts and skills to use Adobe Photoshop effectively. You will get hands-on practice working with basic through advanced techniques to get the most out of your experience. You will learn layer basics, photo retouching and image editing. Whether you are a designer, illustrator, photographer, video artist, webmaster or just a beginner, Photoshop offers you many opportunities to make your images look great.

This class is for all levels of Photoshop user, from complete novices to seasoned users who may wish to take this class in to rid themselves of bad Photoshop habits.

Before taking this course, you should have a basic understanding of your computers operating system. For example, you should know how to launch an application, create and save files, and copy files from CD and other media.


By the end of the course you will be able to:
- remove red eyes, blemishes, scratches etc. using retouch technique
- improve image colours and adjust contrast and brightness settings
- create simple compositions by blending images together
- add text and modify type settings in your designs
- output artwork for web, print or video
- use advanced retouching and manipulation techniques
- improve the tonality and contrast of an image using curves and levels
- work with masks and blending effects to create sophisticated compositions
- use colour profiles to create a consistent and reliable colour workflow
- prepare artwork for print, web and video

You will be prepared for and take the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) exam at the end of this course.


Photoshop ACA - zero to hero19 September 201609:30-16:30Academy Class


Sufficient supporting material will be provided so that you can return to your work place with confidence to permit further learning.

Lunch and refreshments are included in the course fee.

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heated memberActivity fee£807.30 +VAT
heated non-memberActivity fee£897.00 +VAT

Participants from outside the UK will be charged the course fee and an additional £120 per day plus VAT.

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