Photoshop Fundamentals
Course detail

This course tackles the fundamental elements every book designer needs to know to gain a thorough foundation for using this complex software.

Amongst other things you will learn how and when to use the various adjustments such as curves and levels, how to create effective cut-outs and masks and how to touch up images to remove imperfections.

This practical one day course in London will give you the basic tools and skills you need.

Who is the course aimed at?
Aimed at book designers who are currently using the application at a very basic level and have had no previous Photoshop training
  • Understand about image resolution and re-sizing
  • Get to grips with fundamental adjustments such as curves and levels
  • Create effective cut-outs and masks
  • Manipulate images to create composite artworks
  • Correct and touch-up images to remove imperfections
  • Learn how to create distressed effects


Course summary
On application
1 day
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Mark Bracey
£395 plus VAT - freelancer rates available
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Mark is our InDesign trainer and has worked in book publishing as a designer and trainer for nearly twenty five years. After studying graphic design Mark worked for various design studios before taking on a training role at Dorling Kindersley. While at DK he advised on best practices for book creation and ran a team of in-house DTP staff. Following DK's merger with Penguin, Mark worked as a key member of the management team responsible for the group's migration to InDesign. Mark is currently Publishing Manager for InXmedia Ltd and continues to work 'hands-on' designing and typesetting books as well as being responsible for print production and publishing activities within the company.