Introduction to Photoshop for the Web

LocationCavendish, Central London
FacultyScience and Technology

Our one-day Introduction to Photoshop for the Web course provides a solid foundation in the use of Adobe's Photoshop image-editing application. The course will give you an overall introduction to the package and aims to establish best practices in enhancing and optimising images.

Who is the course for?

This course is suitable for anyone who needs to gain a practical understanding of the use of Photoshop in creating visual elements and designs for online media and as part of a website. Because this is a practical course, you will need to be familiar with computers and the use of a keyboard and mouse, and have basic knowledge of Windows or Mac OS and using a browser program to access the internet.

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Course content

The course covers the following topics:

  • introduction to Photoshop
  • analysing images
  • vectors and bitmap images
  • the Photoshop workspace, environment and tools
  • masks and channels
  • smart objects
  • layers
  • actions
  • slicing images
  • optimising and exporting for distribution
  • putting it all together

At the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • understand and competently navigate Photoshop's interface
  • manipulate graphics with the many tools and properties
  • apply different effects to images through a series of carefully designed exercises
  • streamline processes to increase productivity output
  • optimise and the export images to the appropriate formats