Adobe Photoshop


Participants will learn the basic skills necessary to use the Photoshop for Windows Program.


Windows (95/98/NT 4) introduction, or equivalent knowledge.

What should you be familiar with?

Session Length

1 Day, 9:00am to 4:30pm


This session is conducted either on site, or at our training rooms.

Topics Covered in this session

Photoshop’s Users Interface

Menu options for photoshop
Colour channels
Colour models
Image files
Pict files
Working efficiently in photoshop

Opening and Acquiring Images

Acquiring images from the scanner or camera
Saving a file using save as (gif or jpg)
Jpg save options
Export as gif - transparent and interlaced gif files
Creating 3d text in photoshop

Using Zoom controls

Zooming in; zooming out
Using the navigator palette
Other ways to zoom and scroll
Reset all tool options

Working with Frames and Selections

Begin a rectangular selection
Complete the selection
Cut and paste the selection
Replace frame with another
Drag the selected frame
Put frame into position

Working with Layers

The layers palette
Paste and drag
Changing the active layer
Viewing different layers
Move pasted layer into position
Merge layers; flatten image


Adjusting the selection
To move or copy the selection
To restore the image

Edit and Paste Options

Paste a picture
Copy to clipboard; select target
Use the lasso tool
Continue with selection
Paste a selection into another
Paste into


Scale the image
Complete scaling
Move selection


Adjust transparency
Cropping at the border
Select with cropping tool
Altering the cropping selection
Zoom in for cropping control
Adjust cropping selection
Complete the crop

Adjusting image properties

Adjusting image size/resolution
The image size dialog box
Decrease the image size
Complete the re-size
Sharpening the image
Unsharp mask values
Cleaning up dust
Select the dusty area
Dust and scratches dialog box
Erasing a blemish
Change brush size
Set the sample origin point
Making local colour corrections
Set the tolerance
Select the background
Adjust the saturation
Adjust the brightness
Dodge elements
Using the burn tool
Using the lasso tool
Invert the selection; hide edges
Another control for pixel values
The levels dialog box
Input to the levels dialog box
The levels tool makes bright
Adjust the levels

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