Adobe Graphics & Web Technology Courses

Photoshop Level 1
Two Days - Instructor-led

Adobe® Photoshop® has been an indispensable image editing software application for many years. As an aspiring graphic designer, you would like to familiarize yourself with design creation and image editing using this software. Understanding the different tools and features available in Photoshop will help you to maximize your creative potential. In this course, you will use the various tools and features of Photoshop to work with images.


This course is intended for diverse audience including, but not limited to, computer-savvy professionals who want to create and enhance graphics for marketing materials, newsletters, blogs, and website; photographers who want to work with and prepare photos for print or web; students with an interest in graphic design or those with novice design skills, and professionals who want to learn and use Photoshop as a complement to other programs, such as Illustrator.


You will explore the Photoshop interface and use several tools for selecting parts of images. You will learn to use layers and to apply layer effects and filters to create special effects. Additionally, you will use painting tools and blending modes to create shading effects. Finally, you will save images in print and web formats.

  • Explore the Photoshop environment
  • Determine the resolution and graphic type
  • Work with selections
  • Work with multiple layers
  • Enhance images
  • Identify the various image mode characteristics and color adjustment options
  • Save images in the web, print, and PDF formats

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Exploring the Adobe Photoshop Environment

  • Explore the Photoshop interface
  • Explore the Navigation Tools
  • Customize the Workspace
  • Explore Adobe Bridge
  • Use Photoshop Help

Lesson 2: Determining Resolution and Graphic Type

  • Differentiate between Raster and Vector Graphics
  • Understand Image Resolution

Lesson 3: Working with Selections

  • Create a Selections
  • Save a Selection
  • Modify a Selection
  • Apply Color to a Selection

Lesson 4: Working with Layers

  • Create Layers
  • Work with Type Layers
  • Transform Layers
  • Apply Layer Styles
  • Manage Layers

Lesson 5: Enhancing Images with Paint and Filters

  • Paint on an Image
  • Apply Filter Effects

Lesson 6: Exploring Image Modes and Color Adjustments

  • Explore Grayscale and Bitmap Modes
  • Explore Color Modes

Lesson 7: Saving Images for Web and Print

  • Save Images for Print
  • Save Images for the Web
  • Save Images as a PDF