Photoshop and InDesign Courses...

Photoshop & InDesign Course Content...

Held onsite across the Midlands combined Photoshop and InDesign Training courses.  Over two days learn the skills needed to work with Photoshop images then incorporate them in to InDesign documents to create spreads and layouts.  These Adobe training courses are held on your premises for either individuals or company groups and can be run at various levels from Introduction to Advanced plus tailored workshops.

Photoshop & InDesign Training Course - what will you learn...

This is beneficial to individuals and companies looking to produce various layouts inhouse by utilising or building on current staff skills.  It is also ideal for refresher training to boost current skill levels.  No prior skills are needed on this combined Adobe Course apart from the ability to use a computer.  By the end of the training delegates will have the ability to edit and manipulate exisiting images and document as well as creating, editing and designing new ones from scratch.  During the InDesign and Photoshop courses you will learn the techniques needed to work both effectively and quickly.

Photoshop & InDesign Refresher Training & Workshops...

The course content provided below are given as basic outlines.  These courses can be adapted for those who have some previous experience with the software but could benefit from some Adobe Refresher Training or specialised workshops.  For a no obligation informal chat drop us an email and we will get one of our Adobe trainers to give you a call at a mutually convenient time to discuss individual content.

Photoshop & InDesign Training Prices...

Our prices are per day not per person

First delegate £275.00 per day
Second and subsequent delegates £75.00 per person per day
Laptop Hire for up to 8 persons £25.00 per computer prer day
*Depending on location travel expenses may be incurred

Photoshop Introduction Course Overview...

This Photoshop Introduction Course will give you the skills need to produce high quality images for either print or the web.  The following training is not cast in stone - just get in touch to discuss how the content can be tailored to create your own bespoke Photoshop Course.  This introduction course takes you beyondPhotoshop Basics and shows how to manipulate, designe and create professional beautiful images . 

Photoshop Introduction Photoshop Repairing and Replacing Images

Photoshop Interface
None Destructive Workflow

Control Bar
Photoshop Panels
Photoshop Techniques

Clone Tool (remove or replace part/s of an image
Healing Brush (fix damages to part or whole of image)
Red Eye Removal
Content Aware Fill

Photoshop Precise Positioning Photoshop Layers

Grids / Guides / Rulers
Print v Pixel
Image Resize / Resolution / Artwork sizing
Transformation Tools
Working with Crop Tool

Understanding Layers
Creating, Editing, Shuffling Layers
Merging & Flattening Layers
Layer Palette
Fill Layers
Adjustment Layers

Photoshop Practicalities Photoshop Colour

Working with Multiple Images
Understand different Image Modes
Photoshop Keystrokes
Working with Views
Window >Arrange
Window >Workspace
Image Formats

Working with Colour
Colour Modes
Colour Harmony
Colour Replacement Brush
Hue and Saturation
Colour Balance
Black and White Mode

Photoshop Filters Photoshop Brushes

Filter Gallery
Oil Paint
Vanishing Point

Working with Brushes
Creating Brushes
Brush Tool & Mixer Brush
Brush Presets

Photoshop Selection & Selection Techniques Photoshop Automation

Lasso, Magnetic Lasso, Magic Wand,
Feathering Selections
Expanding / Reducing Selections
Modifying / Transforming Selections
Quick Masks
Save / Load a Selection

Contact Sheets
Batch Processing
Photoshop Merge & Panoramics
Blending Panoramas
Editing Panoramas
Automation Options

Photoshop Masking Photoshop Roundtripping

Quick Masks
Quick Mask Mode
Creating Accurate Masks
Adding to & Removing from a Mask

Placing Photoshop files in DTP software
Editing Photoshop Files
Save / Load a Selection

Photoshop Type Photoshop Colour

Creating Type
Editing Type
Type Masks
Type & FX Effects
Shaping Type
Type & Good Design

Colour Palettes
Colour Models, CMYK, RGB, LAB
Gradients, creating & editing
Mixing & matching Colour
Pantones & Spot Colours
Colour Profiles

InDesign Training Course Outline...

Getting started with InDesign
Creating and saving a document
New document setup
Tools / panels
Document navigation

Placing images
Editing images / graphic frames
Image formats
Graphic frames

Tab Handling
Tab palette
Tab characters
Editing tabs
Adding leaders

Colour Panels
Working with Colour
Colour Modes
Colour Swatches
Changing / Matching Colour
Understanding Colour

Smart Layout
Grids & Guides
Smart Guides
Align & Distribute Objects
Rulers (Zero Point), 

Text frames
Formatting Text frames
Text frame properties
Text frame – multi column setup
Aligning to Grids

Placing External Text (Word, RTF)
Paragraph & Character Formatting
Typography & Layout /Tracking /Kerning /Leading
Create Outlines
Accurate Type for Print
Baseline Grid / Grid Properties
Align to Baseline Grid /Align First Line


Bullet Points 
Customising Bullet Points
Adding Leaders
Adjusting Spacing 
Setting Bullets as Styles
Creating Nested Bullet Styles
Applying Character Colour /Style to Bullets

Placing & Importing Images
Resizing, Rotating, Adjusting Images
Working with Photoshop Images
Positioning Images in Layouts
Working with Multiple Images

Object Graphic Styles
Designing Graphic Styles
Adding to Object Graphic Styles Panel
Editing Object Graphic Styles
Graphic Styles to Frames
Saving /Importing /Editing

Type & Images
Working with Text & Images
Working with Text Wrap
Clipping Paths
Removing Backgrounds for Text Wrap
Text Insets

Preflight & Package
Export (print) to .PDF

Photoshop & InDesign

Learn how to:

Enhance & Retouch Images...

Give images extra pop...

Add & Manipulate Colour...

Make Accurate Selections...

Work with Image Size and Resolution...

Create Basic Masks...

Prepare Artwork for Print...

Create Layouts...

Work with Pages...

Add Text & Images...

Use Colour Harmony...

Work with Type...

Wrap Text & Graphics...

Create flyers, manuals, tenders, brochures and various layouts...

Send to Print, PDF or Web


Adobe InDesign Training..

Thank you for the two wonderful days you did with the students.  They learnt a lot and they really could not praise you enough.

David McMahon
Director of Photography & Imaging
Biological Photography & Imagining MSc, BSc

University of Nottingham

InDesign Training...

Very informative course that covered all the relevant topics we needed.  It will make producing our bid tender documentation much more straightforward.  A freindly and helpful trainer.

Helen Jones, Ass Design Manager,

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