Photoshop for Web Graphics Training

2-days: £495 + vat

Adobe Photoshop Training BrightonIf you use Adobe Dreamweaver and Adobe Photoshop together, you will have a very powerful tool on your web design belt.

This Photoshop for Web Graphics Training course in Brighton will teach you how to create web graphics with Adobe Photoshop, optimise your images and then export them for use in Dreamweaver and CMS tools like WordPress.

We also offer private and in-company training. Please call 01273 622272 to discuss.

Photoshop Training for Web Graphics Course Objectives

Once you have completed the course you will be able to:

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

Photoshop Training for Web Graphics Course Prerequisites

If you would like to attend Photoshop for Web Graphics Training course you need to be confident using a PC or a Mac, including creating, moving and deleting files and folders.

Before you attend the Photoshop Training Course, we recommend you familiarise yourself with the Adobe Photoshop interface, or a similar package of the same standard.

You can download a trial version of Adobe Photoshop here -
http://www.adobe.com/uk/downloads/#printpub

Photoshop for Web Graphics Course Content

Photoshop for Web Graphics Training – Basics

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

Photoshop for Web Graphics Training - Creating Website Graphics

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

Photoshop for Web Graphics Training - Selection & Masks

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

Photoshop for Web Graphics Training - Tools and Layers

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

Photoshop for Web Graphics Training - Image Preparation & Retouching

  • Layer masks adjustment layers
  • Using levels. Levels explained
  • Colourizing greyscale images
  • Colour correction techniques

Photoshop for Web Graphics Training - Combining Images

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

Photoshop for Web Graphics Training - Working with Paths

  • Creating paths
  • Converting selection to paths
  • Saving paths

Photoshop for Web Graphics Training - Filters as Tools

  • Tips on using filters
  • Blurring and sharpening

Photoshop for Web Graphics Training - Images for the Web

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

Photoshop for Web Graphics Training - Exporting Files

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

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