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Thu 11 Oct 2018
09:30 - 17:00

Venue: Phoenix Teaching Room 2, New Museums Site

Provided by: University Information Services - Digital Literacy Skills


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Adobe Photoshop CC: Introduction (Level 1)

Thu 11 Oct 2018


Adobe Photoshop CC is the latest version of the favourite image manipulation and editing tool of the professional graphics industry and photographers. It enables digital and scanned-in photographs, pictures and graphics files to be edited and offers a dazzling array of drawing, special effects and filtering tools. Knowing where to start with such a comprehensive and feature-filled package can be daunting. This presentation aims to equip new users with the basics, using live demonstrations throughout.

Please note: This course requires that you use your CRSid and Raven password to log into Adobe Creative Cloud. If you currently log in to use Microsoft Office, then the same login details are used, and you do not need to do anything except to know your Raven password.

Otherwise, if you do not know your password, or have not changed your Raven password in the last three years, you must do so before attending the course, please go here: you can set the same password.

Please arrive to START THE COURSE PROMPTLY in order to set up the Adobe environment, if you don’t then you may find it more difficult to follow the instructor.

Target audience
  • All current University members (departments and colleges)
  • Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available
  • Due to the practical nature of the course, basic computing skills including competence with using a mouse are essential

Number of sessions: 2

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Thu 11 Oct 2018   09:30 - 13:00 09:30 - 13:00 Phoenix Teaching Room 2, New Museums Site map Simon Meaker
2 Thu 11 Oct 2018   14:00 - 17:00 14:00 - 17:00 Phoenix Teaching Room 2, New Museums Site map Simon Meaker
Topics covered
  • Getting To Know Adobe Photoshop
  • Navigating Images
  • Digital Image Basics
  • Making Selections
  • Working With Layers
  • Resizing Images
  • Colour
  • Working with Text
  • Shapes
  • Retouching and Repairing
  • Saving including Optimising Photos For The Web
  • Printing
  • Presentations, demonstrations and practicals.
Taught using
  • It is not necessary to have an Adobe Creative Cloud account to take part in this course
  • It will be run on Apple iMacs however PC users should have no problems.
  • The follow on course is Photoshop CC: Advanced (Level 2)
  • Self-teach tutorials on Photoshop, Photoshop for Photographers and Digital Imaging are also available for loan.
  • Course files can be downloaded here
  • One full day session

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