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Creative Techniques in Photoshop

When: 21 September 2018

Where: Amersham Studios, Rear of 31, The Penningtons, Chestnut Lane, Amersham, HP6 6EJ

Time: 10.00am – 4.30pm

Cost: Non RPS Member £115/ RPS Member £86


The workshop includes:

  • Layer masks, blend modes and layer styles
  • Tips and tricks for effective use of artistic filters
  • Using filters in combination
  • Combining pictures and applying textures
  • Creative toning and split toning
  • Blurring and mirroring to produce abstract and impressionist images
  • Image edges and borders

Who is the course for?
This course is for anyone who has basic familiarity with Photoshop but is looking for new ideas, a wider range of techniques, and the ability to use Photoshop to develop a personal style.

Delegates should:

  • Bring their own laptop loaded with a version of Photoshop (not Elements)
  • Ideally bring a computer mouse and mouse mat, to make fine adjustment of images easier
  • Feel comfortable working in Photoshop Layers
  • Be able to use Photoshop Layer Masks
  • Be able to make Selections in a Photoshop image and Feather a Selection

What happens on the course?
The course is a combination of presentations and demonstrations together with exercises to ensure that delegates are able to put the techniques into practice. Delegates will need to bring their own laptop computer equipped with a version of Photoshop. John will provide image files to download for the exercises. If you would like to apply the techniques to your own images, ensure that some of your own image files are installed on your computer.

Delegates are welcome to bring any photographs they would like to show and discuss. Please be aware that there might not be time to look at everyone’s images.


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