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Adobe Photoshop: Advanced

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Course Objectives

Adobe Photoshop is part of the Creative Suite collection

This Advanced Adobe Photoshop training course teaches you the techniques necessary to create, manipulate and edit professional quality images with skill and precision. This Photoshop course is suitable for designers and photographers who have working experience of Photoshop and want to take their skills to the next level.

Training can be delivered on PCs or Macs. Please specify at the time of booking.

Training Locations

This training is delivered as a closed course at your company's premises. We can bring our mobile IT classroom to any UK or European location, so no matter where you are based, SquareOne can come to you.

Where We Have Trained

SquareOne have delivered training solutions throughout the UK in locations such as London, Liverpool, Wirral, Merseyside, Blackpool, Manchester, Sussex, Surrey, Hampshire, Edinburgh and Belfast. We have also trained at international locations such as France, Germany, Switzerland, Scandinavia and USA.

Training has been delivered to a diverse range of industries including oil and gas, agriculture, automobile manufacture, food production, the arts and finance.

Course Details

Duration: 1 Day Classroom Training or Online

Timings: 09:30 - 16:30

Selection Techniques

  • Using the pen tool to create paths
  • Using channels to generate selections

Advanced Type

  • Understanding the type tools
  • Creating type on paths
  • Advanced typography controls
  • Using type layers as masks

Design Techniques

  • Adjustment and fill layers
  • Working with layer groups
  • Working with smart objects and smart layers
  • Working with vector layers
  • Creating versions of a composition using Layer Comps

Advanced Masking

  • Layer masks - generating masks based on selections and other content
  • Working with vector masks
  • Creating clipping masks

Effects and Filters

  • Working with the Vanishing Point filter
  • Using warp transformations
  • Smart Filters - converting layers, modifying parameters, masking
  • Layer styles - creating styles, going into depth with style parameters

Advanced Adjustments and Retouching

  • Using selective adjustments
  • Levels in detail
  • Using the Black and White command
  • Working with Photo Filters
  • Highlights and Shadows
  • Channel mixing


  • Understanding colour channels
  • Saving selections as channels
  • Working with spot colour channels for Pantone
  • Alpha channels - channel operations and other techniques
  • Using channels with filters


  • Automation - creating and running Actions
  • Batch processing with Actions
  • Creating action based droplets
  • Creating a contact sheet


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