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Photoshop Training for Web Graphics

Theory was explained well and moved straight into practical applications which was what I was looking for. I enjoyed being able to participate at my own level as well as being shown what advanced processes would look like.

Alex Cowie - Maikai Ltd

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What is Photoshop Training for Web Graphics?

When used with Dreamweaver, Photoshop is a powerful tool for web designers to produce any web graphics required on their site.

This Photoshop training course for the web is part of our Web Design Week package, and provides the knowledge you need to create web graphics with Photoshop, optimise your images and export them for use in Dreamweaver and CMS tools like WordPress.

In addition to this Introductory Photoshop for Web Graphics Course we offer Photoshop Training and Advanced Photoshop training courses for print design.

Why attend the Photoshop Training for Web Graphics training course?

No other image editing package comes close to Photoshop in terms of its power, usability and popularity - both among graphic designers and web designers.

Not convinced? Download our free Photoshop for the Web eBook for insight into how this program can and should be used.

Photoshop now includes all of the features formerly included in ImageReady - including the ability to optimise and prepare images for a wide range of purposes - most notably the web.

Coupled with easy to use slicing tools, enabling designers to divide up large images for use on the web - Photoshop is an indispensable tool for web designers.

What are the objectives of Photoshop Training for Web Graphics training?

Upon completion of this Photoshop training course, delegates will be confident in using Adobe Photoshop to:

  • Create and optimise images for the web.
  • Work effectively and flexibly with Photoshop tools to create stylish web graphics
  • Use filters and layer effects both as tools and effects
  • Export from Photoshop using the most appropriate file formats for the web.
  • Develop Photoshop skills further using the in depth knowledge gained during this course

Course Feedback

Good all round training of Photoshop which was tailored to the class well because it was a small group. It felt tailored to our needs but it was clear that there was still structure to what we learnt.

Sally Darbyshire - Mooncup Ltd

Photoshop Training for Web Graphics Course Content

Basics

  • Basic Photoshop concepts
  • Ways of acquiring images
  • Overview of Photoshop tools
  • Background and foreground colours
  • How text works in Photoshop
  • Photoshop and web graphics creation
  • Colour and web graphics

Creating Website Graphics

  • Logos
  • Header images
  • Navigation Bars
  • Backgrounds
  • Gradient Boxes
  • Buttons
  • Banner and other adverts

Selection & Masks

  • Use of layer masks in montage
  • Rectangular and elliptical marquees
  • Using the lasso tool
  • How the magic wand works
  • Subtracting and adding
  • Essential keyboard image navigation
  • Transforming and editing

Tools and Layers

  • Brushes and brush types
  • How text works in Photoshop
  • The advantages of using layering
  • Transforming and distorting
  • Layer blending modes
  • Using layer comps for site mock-ups

Image Preparation & Retouching

  • Layer masks adjustment layers
  • Colour correction techniques
  • Using levels. Levels explained
  • Colorizing grayscale images

Combining Images

  • Creating montages
  • The gradient tool and selection
  • Working with multiple layers
  • Overlaying images
  • Ways of combining images
  • Creating layer masks

Working with Paths

  • Creating and saving paths
  • Converting selection to paths

Filters as Tools

  • Tips on using filters
  • Blurring and sharpening

Images for the Web

  • Slicing an image
  • Animation
  • Saving animation for the web
  • Mocking up a website in Photoshop
  • Photoshop and Dreamweaver
  • Transferring designs to Dreamweaver

Exporting Files

  • Setting transparency for web images
  • Optimising images for the web
  • Resolution considerations for the web
  • Examination of file types
  • Advantages of various formats
  • Converting the image type

Booking

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For in-company or private training please request a quote

 
 

Course Details

  1. Course Title

    Photoshop Training for Web Graphics

  2. Duration

    1 Day

  3. Price Starting From

    £1,895.00 + VAT

Onsite Training

This course can be run in-company anywhere in the world & we can tailor the content to focus on your requirements.

We regularly provide training in London, Manchester, Bristol and all over the United Kingdom.

Who is this course for?

This training course is suited to new designers who have some experience with the Photoshop interface, or that of a similar package, and are looking to develop their skills for the web.

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