Photoshop for absolute beginners

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Tuition fees per individual £255*
Available courses


26 Apr - 24 May, Weekly, Fridays 10am - 12pm 

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Who's the course for? 

This course is aimed at those who are new to Photoshop and want to learn the basics of using this application to correct, retouch and enhance their images. You will start with the fundamentals - learning how to navigate the interface and get familiar with using some essential tools. We then guide you through and show you the ideal ways to apply corrections, adjustments and manipulations that will allow you to edit your photos to perfection. 

  Throughout the course, you will receive step-by-step instructions and hands-on practice with various Photoshop exercises, allowing you to gain a thorough understanding of the application and develop essential skills that can be applied in many areas of design, photography, and digital media.  

What you'll learn 

  • Navigate the Photoshop interface 
  • Get familiar with the basic tools 
  • Apply colour and tonal adjustments to improve images 
  • Perform basic photo retouching tasks 
  • Understand how to work with layers 
  • Combine images and create basic compositions 
  • Use different effects and filters 
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Lisa Wallace

Lisa Wallace - Course Lead

Lisa delivers courses across the Adobe ACP range and bitesize courses. Her key areas of training include Photoshop, Indesign and Lightroom. Lisa has a background in Graphic Design with industry knowledge and skills that are valuable to all students on the courses she teaches.