Microsoft Photoshop

The topics listed below are the skills you can learn under Adobe’s Photoshop. If you are interested in this training, please contact us to register your interest using the form below. As we provide customised training, for multi-student training sessions the next step after you contact us involves us assessing your current skills to determine exactly which topics you require training in.

The Office Expert offers Customised Computer Training and Administrative Support in the comfort of your home or office for Cairns in far North QLD.

This training includes:

File Basics

  • Creating a file from scratch
  • Opening an existing file
  • Adjusting the image dimensions
  • Saving Files/Changing Filenames
  • Creating a copy of a file
  • Exporting a file as a JPG, GIF, TIF, PDF, PSD
  • Preparing an image for a website

Common Uses for Photoshop

  • Adjusting Image quality
  • Changing the Colour of part of an image
  • Cutting out an object in an image
  • Creating a Layer Mask
  • Resizing an Image
  • Adjusting the Resolution of an Image
  • Preparing an Image for printing
  • Saving an Image in a different format
  • Creating a Black & White or Sepia Image
  • Creating a Vector Logo
  • Adding Text to an Image
  • Saving an Image with Transparency
  • Creating a Thumbnail

Image Basics

  • Which file type best suits your needs?
  • Image Rotation
  • Image Size
  • Canvas Size
  • CMYK, RGB, Grayscale modes
  • Auto Tone
  • Auto Contrast
  • Auto Colour
  • 8/16/32 bit channels

Applying Layer Styles

  • Bevel & Emboss
  • Stroke
  • Inner Shadow
  • Drop Shadow
  • Inner/Outer Glow
  • Satin
  • Overlays
  • Global Light

Layers

  • Normal
  • Dissolve
  • Darken
    • Multiply
    • Colour Burn
    • Linear Burn
    • Darker Colour
  • Lighten
    • Overlay
    • Soft Light
    • Hard Light
    • Vivid Light
    • Linear Light
    • Pin Light
    • Hard Mix
  • Difference
    • Exclusion
    • Subtract
    • Divide
  • Hue
    • Saturation
    • Colour
    • Luminosity
  • Opacity
  • Fill
  • Lock

Channels

  • RGB
  • Red
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Alpha

Paths

  • Different methods for drawing Paths
  • Fill Path with Foreground colour
  • Stroking a Path
  • Deleting a Path
  • Load Path as selection
  • Make Path from selection
  • Apply an artistic effect to an Image

Toolbox

  • Move objects
  • Marquee
  • Lasso
  • Magic Wand & Quick Selection tool
  • Crop & Slice
  • Eye Dropper, Note, Counter & Ruler
  • Spot Healing, Patch, Content Aware & Red Eye
  • Brush & Pencil
  • Clone & Pattern
  • Eraser
  • Gradient Fill & Paint Bucket
  • Blur, Sharpen & Smudge
  • Dodge, Burn & Sponge
  • Pen tool
  • Text
  • Path Selections
  • Shapes
  • Hand
  • Zoom
  • Foreground/Background Colours

Filters

  • 3D
  • Blur
  • Distort
  • Noise
  • Pixalate
  • Render
  • Sharpen
  • Stylize

Request for Training

Your Name (required)

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Your Contact Number (required)

Any prior experience with Photoshop?

Motivation for Training? (upskilling / applying for a job...)

How soon do you need this Photoshop training?

How many people require this training?