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Level E

Adobe Photoshop for Beginners


Our Adobe Photoshop for Beginners course is ideal for anyone wanting to develop their creative digital skills using this multi-layered and exciting software. Photoshop is truly the backbone of digital art and graphic design. From photo manipulation, through to poster design, illustration, and every area in between, Photoshop is the most used application by working professionals in any creative field but is also fun for the enthusiastic amateur.

The course covers the image editing process from the very beginning and progresses through the concepts and techniques that every photographer, artist or graphic designer should know. You will learn about every key area, providing you with a solid creative foundation and confidence to use this application independently. The following core areas will be covered:

  • Creating and saving images, different formats, sizes, and file types
  • Navigating around the Photoshop workspace
  • Selection and Cropping
  • Shortcuts
  • Transforming and Resizing, Image Adjustments and Filters
  • Advanced features using Tools: Brushes, Erasers, Text creation
  • Photographic techniques

This course will run on Thursday evenings from 18:30-20:30

Please note this course does not run in the college half term or end of term breaks.


This course would appeal to artist, graphic designers, photographers and anyone looking to enhance images/pictures or to design art using digital manipulation.


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