Photoshop Basic & Advanced Skills Package



This series will help you get started using world's leading image editing software, an overview of the interface,the tools, panels and options you'll need as a foundation for using Adobe Photoshop CS6. Learn the step-by-step process of using Adobe Photoshop.

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Product Description

Online training  course academy, gives you an overview of the interface,the tools, panels and options you’ll need as a foundation for using Adobe Photoshop CS6.

The course will teach you step-by-step process of using Adobe Photoshop® retouching techniques to transform and prepare images for production level commercial photography.



Photoshop CS6 Extended: Essentials

Debbie, a renowned expert,  will review the key new features in this version and teach you about the tools, palettes, and menu bars, as well as, the major features such as layers, selections, image editing, compositing, using Adobe Bridge, type design, drawing and painting, and creating a web photo gallery.

Adobe Photoshop CS6 Essentials you will learn Photoshop skills that will allow you to create professional looking images that you can be proud of. By the time you have completed this course you will be prepared to take your ACA Visual Communication exam and you will have excellent beginner to intermediate skills using Photoshop CS6.



It creates new UI

It enures content-aware move

It also ensures content-aware patch tool

It enables paragraph style and character style panels


Photo Retouching in Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop® retouching techniques enables you  to transform and prepare images for production level commercial photography.

Meghan Farrell, a renowned professional photographer, will walk you through the steps of retouching a fashion shoot as a basis for learning the primary skill sets to make skin and hair look flawless without looking artificial.

The course will enable you to learn how to retouch and maintain natural skin, hair and hands and reshape the body.


Photoshop: Mastering Advanced Techniques

This online training is a  practical, project based series that will give viewers a new appreciation of some of Photoshop’s most creative tools.

Online training will help you gain a new appreciation for Smart Object workflow, Photoshop 3D, and 32-bit color space.

The project-based chapters begin with valuable tips for artistic compositing including using channels for difficult masks and sophisticated layer management with Smart Objects.

In addition, viewers will explore 3D Modeling using only tools found in Photoshop as well as a practical workflow for merging 3D layers with models from outside sources.

The online  training also introduces viewers to techniques for texturing and lighting models using the 3D Panel, choosing appropriate scene settings & render presets and creating photorealistic detail with bump maps.

The chapters close with a look at 32-bit color space as an artistic tool, and managing bit-depth for export using Smart Objects.

The course enables you to work well with Photoshop CS4 and Photoshop CS5


It helps to discover how Smart Objects can be used to organize your projects

It ensures to use “Curves” as an effective 3D modeling tool

It helps to learn how you CAN import complex 3D models and integrate them into a Photoshop 3D scene. It is difficult, but it CAN be done, and it is definitely worth it.

It enables to see how in 32-bit space, color behaves like real-world light

Entry Requirements
Basic English reading and writing skills, as full tutor support is given.

Whats Included
Learning documentation, Online Resources and Tutor support for 2 years.

Course Study Format
Course will be delivered online.

Courseware Support
The biggest advantage of studying with us is that using your unique student account, you can immediately access the course materials online and submit all the question papers to the tutor online. On submission of question papers, you will immediately, receives the email containing the results and feedback.

Study Hours
Study hour is dependent upon the dedication and grasp towards the learning concepts mentioned in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each lesson there is a question paper that needs to be completed and returned to the tutor.

Learning Hours
Approximately 300 hours.

Assessment Method

The Examination:
The course is examined in below components:

Examination Paper 1 Unit 1 Introduction to Financial Accounting
This paper is one hour and thirty minutes in length and the marks provide 50% of the overall marks of the course, AS, and 25% of A Level. There are four compulsory questions.

Examination Paper 2 Unit 2 Financial and Management Accounting
This paper is one hour and thirty minutes in length and the marks provide 50% of the overall marks of the course, AS, and 25% of A Level. There are four compulsory questions.

Examination Paper 3 Unit 3 Further Aspects of Financial Accounting
This paper is two hours in length and the marks provide 25% of A Level. There are four compulsory questions.

Examination Paper 4 Unit 4 Further Aspects of Management Accounting
This paper is two hours in length and the marks provide 25% of A Level. There are four compulsory questions.

Exams would need to be carried out at an approved examination centre. Please contact us for assistance.

Exam vouchers supplied with our courses must be used within the duration of your course. Exam Vouchers become invalid once the course has expired.

Photoshop CS6 Extended: Essentials
Chapter 1: GETTING STARTED (41 min)
Exploring the Interface & Panels
Switching & Customizing Workspaces
Using the Tools Panel & Options Bar
Creating & Opening New Documents
Zooming & Changing Document Views
Saving Documents

Chapter 2: MAKING SELECTIONS (49 min)
Working with Basic Selection Tools
Working with the Lasso Tools
Using the Magic Wand Tool
Using the Quick Selection Tool
Using the Refine Edge Command

Making Panoramic Pictures with Photomerge
Creating a Layer Mask with Quick Mask Mode
Moving Images to Other Documents & Using Free Transform
Working with Layer Masks & Applying an Adjustment Layer
Creating a Grayscale Image with Actions

Arranging Multiple Open Documents On-screen
Loading a Selection & Pasting into a Selection
Creating an Adjustment Layer with a Layer Mask
Working with a Hue Saturation Adjustment Layer
Merging Photos with the Merge to HDR Pro Command
Using Content Aware Fill
Working with the Patch Tool
Using the Gradient Tool to Combine Picture Elements into a New Picture
Working with Layer Styles, Fill Opacity & Opacity
Exploring the Filter Gallery
Adjusting Composited Images using Layer Effects

Chapter 5: DESIGNING WITH TYPE (75 min)
Defining the Project
Brainstorming the Project
Creating Guides
Placing Images
Working with Text
Adding Layer Styles to Text
Designing for a Different Audience
Improving the Design Layout with Filters
Using the New Content-Aware Move Command
Converting Text to a Shape

Arranging Multiple Open Documents On-screen
Scanning an Image
Using the Spot Healing Brush Tool
Using the Healing Brush Tool
Using the Patch Tool & Clone Stamp Tool
Using Content Aware with the Patch Tool
Applying an Action from the Actions Panel
Understanding Blending Modes
Using Blending Modes to Colorize an Image

Reviewing the Drawing Modes
Using the Pen Tool
Drawing & Altering Shapes
Exploring the Brush Panel
Painting with Brushes
Applying the Oil Paint Filter

Chapter 8: USING ADOBE BRIDGE (12 min)
An Overview of Adobe Bridge
Using Automated Tasks

Using the Histogram Panel
Using Auto Adjustments
Improving Image Composition with Cropping
Creating a Web Photo Gallery

Photoshop Retouching In Adobe Photoshop
• Learn how to retouch skin and hair without making it look artificial.
• Find out how to use adjustment layers and masks.
• See how to reshape with Lighting Effects.
• Discover how to remove objects from the background.
• Learn best practices for color correcting.

Photoshop: Mastering Advanced Techniques
Chapter 1: ARTISTIC COMPOSITING (82 min)
Choosing Suitable Source Material
oading a Path as a Selection & Floating It to a New Layer
Good Hair Day – Using Channels for Difficult Masks, Part 1
Good Hair Day – Using Channels for Difficult Masks, Part 2
Layer Management with Smart Objects
Creating a Fiery Texture from an Illustration
Applying a Texture with Liquify
Compositing Fire

Chapter 2: 3D MODELING IN PHOTOSHOP (83 min)
Introduction to 3D
Making a New Mesh from Grayscale
Creating a Seamless Object from Grayscale
Creating a Smooth Grayscale Gradient
Using Curves as a Modeling Tool
Advanced Grayscale Modeling
Merging 3D Layers
Exporting, Importing & Combining 3D Objects

Chapter 3: TEXTURES & LIGHTS (93 min)
Creating a Seamless Tarnished Metal Texture
The 3D Panel, Scene Settings & Render Presets
Setting 3D Material Options
Performance Optimization & Setting Up 3D Lights
Adjusting Material Shininess, Point Lights & Spot Lights
Creating an Ivory Material to Texture the Skull
Using Bump Maps to Create Metalwork Detail
Creating Additional Detail with Bump Maps
Using Complex Bump Maps for a Bas-relief Effect

Chapter 4: 32 BITS PUTTING IT TOGETHER (49 min)
Compositing the Fire Sprite into the Chalice
32 Bit as an Artistic Tool
The Final Element: Type
Reducing Bit-Depth for Export Using Smart Objects

Job Prospects
Become fully trained and substantially improve your chances of employment or earn more money!

Skills Assessments
Test yourself and receive a certificate online. Multiple choice or fill in the blanks style questioning helps you remember and learn.

Upon completion of the course, you can download the completion certificate as well as any other qualifications you have been awarded.

Interactive simulations
Feel like you are actually using the software you are being trained about in the added security of our learning environment.

Printable reference guides and exercises
Every chapter has its own hands on exercises for you to carry out to help you gain essential experience. You also have automatic glossary and search features to help you use the course as a ‘quick reference’ guide.

Course Completion Certificate

*Please note, unless stated otherwise or included in package, our online courses only offer course completion certificates ( £10 fee) and in all cases official testing (at a charge made by testing centre) is required to gain officially certified recognised qualifications.

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