Photoshop 2024

Bootcamp Online Training Course

This is our most comprehensive Photoshop course, taking you from Photoshop beginner to master in 5 days. Our trainer will take you step-by-step through a series of Real World projects and show you how professionals use Photoshop on a range of different photo editing jobs. Each project is designed to teach you all the essential tools and techniques needed to master Photoshop.

What's Included

  • Certificate of Course Completion
  • Training Manual
  • FREE Class Repeat
  • 9.00am to 4.00pm (Pacific)
5 Days $1795.00
Authorised Training Centre

Live face-to-face
instructor-led training

This course is ideal for designers, marketers and anyone who is pursuing a career in graphic design. No prior experience of Photoshop is needed. Training available on both Mac and PC.

View our full range of Photoshop training courses, or see below for the detailed outline for Photoshop Bootcamp.

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Detailed Course Outline

Learn the basics of viewing & navigating the Photoshop interface and the fundamentals of working with images.
  • Lecture: Concepts of Raster vs Vector
  • Lecture: Artificial Intelligence features in Photoshop
  • Creating & Managing A New Document / Workspaces
  • Setting up to work with Images: Import/Export
  • Non-Destructive Design Techniques 101
Simple Cleanup and Retouching: eliminating red eye, erasing facial blemishes, and more in this quick down-and-dirty guide.
  • Fixing Blemishes using the Healing Tools
  • What is Content-Aware & How to Manipulate it
  • Removing Red Eye with the Red Eye Tool
  • Removing using Artificial Intelligence in Photoshop
Selecting parts of an image can often be tricky with conventional selection tools.
  • Working with Selections & Non-Destructive Design
  • Introducing the Selection Tools
  • Using the Object Selection Tool (AI Infused Selections)
  • Erasing/Deleting vs Layer Masks
  • Fundamental Background Replacements
Learn the basics of typography and commonly used effects like drop shadows, glows, and more.
  • Fundamental Typography in Photoshop / Adobe Fonts
  • Creating great-looking text: Paragraphs vs. Titles
  • Stylizing Quotes and credits
  • Getting artistic with creative typography
Learn how to isolate and combine images into a custom design for a social media post..
  • Basic formatting, design, and output for Screen
  • Working with Brightness & Contrast
  • Working with Color Balance
  • Working with Layer Styles and Effects
Make a cover for a report, book, or other printed medium. The same skills can help you create presentations and more.
  • Basic formatting, design, and output for Print
  • Design and layout
  • Working with Layer Styles
  • Working with Shapes and Images
This optional module or lesson will go further into determining what file formats are best for specific situations.
  • Project delivery: Print, Social Media, Film/TV & Beyond
  • Common File Formats
  • New file formats and how it will affect you
  • Saving to the Cloud vs Computer
Use power features like Adjustment Layers and Masks to non-destructively alter color and manipulate images.
  • Color Correction with Basic Color Adjustment
  • Color Correction with Basic Adjustment Layers
  • Color Targeting and Manipulation
  • Selection Effects Features for Color Isolation
Use more features and techniques to clean and refine edges in your selections.
  • Cleaning Edges Destructive vs Non-Destructive
  • Feathering edges of selection
  • Contracting and Expanding Selections
  • Fundamentals of Select and Mask
Go beyond type fundamentals and harness the effects of Photoshop to create titles and creative paragraphs.
  • The Character and Paragraph Panels
  • Lorem Ipsum, Ligatures, and Glyphs / Stylistic alternates
  • Detailed Formatting for paragraphs
  • Where are all the advanced settings?
Unlock the creative power of the Pen Tool to create amazing effects and art.
  • Working with the Pen Tool Fundamentals
  • Stroke & Fill Effects across a Path
  • Paths as selections or paths as shapes
  • Custom Artwork
Explore the more advanced text features like Text on a Path to get creative with type.
  • Fonts and your rights to use them / Free / Licensed
  • Create Text in a Path and linking
  • Create and manipulate Text on a Path
  • Hidden Text Warping Techniques
  • Text Path Effects
Learn how to create, save, and manage presets which allow you to save your creative tools and designs.
  • What are Presets?
  • Preset Management
  • Create Custom Shapes, Patterns, Swatches
  • Importing and Exporting Presets
Use all your skills (and learn more) to create and composite a book cover for an 1980’s genre Kindle ebook.
  • Recommended cover sizes
  • Creating & manipulating retro graphic elements
  • Using and working with presets in design
  • Exporting and knowing when to flatten artwork
Use Photoshop to create and format graphics for video and web projects..
  • Prepping for various screen formats and color accuracy
  • Youtube Covers, Title Screens, Lower 3rds and more
  • Prepping your Photoshop documents for video editing
  • Adobe Premiere, Blackmagic Resolve, Media Composer
Use the deeper Photoshop color and formatting features to create and deliver accurate color in your projects.
  • Color Settings and Color Syncing
  • Working with Color Libraries (Pantone & More)
  • Setting for working with Print
  • Settings for working with Screen (social/film/tv)
  • Fundamental Color Tweaking
Create a feature film title for the big screen using Adobe Illustrator dynamically with Photoshop.
  • The different types of Photoshop brushes
  • Organic, utility, cosmetic, and creative brushes
  • Creating your own brushes
  • Resources for free brush sets
Use some of Photoshop’s most popular filter effects on images and artwork.
  • Motion & Radial Blurs
  • Lighting & Distortion Effects
  • Generated Effects: Flame, Trees
  • Useful Legacy Effects
  • Notable 3rd Party Effects
Use some of Photoshop’s lesser-known filter effects to create surreal artwork.
  • Working with Neural Filters & AI FX
  • Tweaking Neural Effects
  • Using Neural Effects with Standard Effects
  • The Future of Neural Effects
Use your newfound tools and techniques to create a digital marketing ad!
  • Learn and work with masks and the Frame Tool
  • Collage designs and building templates
  • Interactive feature potential
  • Designing Dimensions (Instagram, Twitter, FaceBook)
  • Create Artwork for Instagram & Twitter
  • Working with formats / GIF / WEBP / JPEG / PNG
Turn a lovely happy mansion into a dark and creepy nightmare using techniques learned in class.
  • Introduction to Generative Art (Adobe, Midjourney, ChatGPT, and beyond)
  • Limitations of Generative Art
  • Generative Fill and Generative Extend
  • Altering Reality in the Best and Worst Ways
Using Photoshop tools and techniques advance work with generative art.
  • A review of Generative Art / Generative Fill & Extend
  • Isolate and remix
  • Generating layered content
  • More about Prompting
  • The new Midjourney 3D and its implications
  • Notable AI services that work well with Photoshop
Using Levels & Curves Photoshop's most powerful color correction tool.
  • Color Workflows Defined
  • Correcting Tone & Color
  • Repairing Images with Curves
  • Color Repair Techniques
  • Repair Photo Workflows
Go deeper with healing tools. Remove facial blemishes such as acne, scarring, and more.
  • Understanding Healing & Awareness
  • Revisiting the Healing Tools
  • Removing Blemishes & Stray Hairs
  • Cross Project Cloning
  • More About Cosmetic Brush Sets
Take retouching to the next level by using professional techniques to remove blemishes, even out skin tone, and replace skin texture.
  • Frequency Separation Methods
  • Isolating Skin Tone & Texture
  • Re-combining Layers
  • Techniques for Re-applying
  • More Frequency methods
Become a digital plastic surgeon with one of Photoshop's most powerful distortion tool - Liquify!
  • An Overview of the Liquify Panel
  • Brush Tool Options
  • Liquify Filter: Bloat, Pucker, Forward Warp and more
  • Real-world Liquifying
In this exercise, you will use the Displacement Filter to map one image over another.
  • What is Displacement? Professional Uses
  • Displacement Workflow
  • Mapping graphics and text on difficult objects
  • Improving the Distortions
Explore a few techniques to alter human skin using blending mode and masking methods.
  • About Blending Modes and the Classes
  • Blending Modes as utilities
  • Getting creative with Blending Modes
  • Using the Color Blending Mode to Tint an Image
  • Mask Blending
Learn how to use Photoshop to map images accurately matching a scene's perspective.
  • Manually Editing Perspective
  • Using Perspective Filters
  • Cloning and healing in perspective
  • 3D conversions using Vanishing Point
Learn methods to match one image's color to another making them look as if they belong in the same scene.
  • A Over B / It’s All About Selections
  • Matching Color and Contrast Matching
  • Edge Lighting Tips and Tricks
  • Working with Shadows
  • Lighting Effects
  • Atmospheric Effects
Photoshop has additional superpowers of working with many Adobe and non-Adobe applications.
  • Photoshop and Illustrator Relationship
  • Photoshop and After Effects Relationship
  • Photoshop and Premiere Relationship
  • Photoshop and InDesign Relationship
  • Photoshop and Other non-Adobe applications
Learn to make text look more organic with these mapping techniques and filters.
  • Amazing Extensions you might want to try
  • Technical Previews and Photoshop Beta
  • Remapping shortcuts
  • Useful preferences and settings
Use one of the most advanced techniques to make complex selections.
  • Going off-road with Procedurals
  • It’s All About Channels
  • Working with Levels to create Contrast Maps
  • Putting Channel Selections to work
Learn the power of Photoshop’s companion application Camera Raw, the powerhouse behind editing raw files and many other formats.
  • What are Raw formats and how do they work
  • Does Photoshop even handle raw files?
  • What exactly is Camera Raw and what does it do?
  • Two ways to work with Camera Raw
  • Fundamental Camera Raw editing and output
Use the new Camera Raw infused with AI to help you process RAW images from your camera and so much more.
  • Opening & Editing Raw Files
  • Breaking down the advanced raw workflow
  • A guide to every tool in Camera Raw
  • Fixing Exposure Issues / Blemishes and more
  • Selective Corrections, Noise, Haze and more
  • Working with the new AI profiles and layering
  • Camera raw for non-raw formats
  • Batch editing in Camera Raw
  • Preset collections, profiles and so much more
  • Snapshots and other versioning tricks

Our outlines are a guide to the content covered in a typical class. We may change or alter the course topics to meet the objectives of a particular class.