This course will provide further experience in using essential tools and techniques through hands on exercises and theory. Delegates will gain a greater degree of understanding of Photoshop and will learn to use it with increased confidence.


The Adobe Photoshop CS6 Advanced course is not suitable for those with little or no previous experience of the software. Familiarity with the operating system, the keyboard and mouse are course prerequisites.


Courses are delivered in CS5, CS6, CC.

What will I learn?


  • Selection Tools
  • Layers

Work With People

  • Remove Red Eye
  • Change Eye Colour
  • Fix Skin Blemishes
  • Change Hair Colour

Work With Colour

  • Change Colour Manually
  • Change Colour with Blending Modes
  • Make A Digital Respray

Tonal Contrast

  • Levels
  • Curves
  • Level & Curves Adjustment Layer

Fills & Overlays

  •  Filling Image Areas
  • Create Swatches
  • Gradients & Patterns


  • Mask Channels
  • Layer Masks
  • Quick Masks
  • Alpha Channel Masks
  • Create A Composite Using Layer Masks
  • Grayscale Masks


  • Adjustment Layers
  • Knockout Gradient Layers
  • Duplicating & Clipping Layers

Vector Paths

  • Uses for Vector Paths
  • Knockout Gradient Layers
  • Clipping Layers
  • Border Layers, Layer Styles
  • Pen Tool

Creative Image Effects

  • History Panel
  • History Brush Retouching
  • History Brush Editing
  • Snapshots
  • Art History Brush
  • Overlay Layers
  • Water Colour Effects
  • Artistic Filter
  • Colorize Monochrome Images
  • Work with Text

Work With Smart Objects

  • Filters
  • Smart Objects
  • Blending Mode

Further Filters

  • Extract
  • Vanishing Point Filter
  • Liquify Filter

Prepare Image for Two Colour Printing

  • Printing in Colour
  • Channels and Channel Palette
  • Sharpening
  • Set Up Spot Colour

Automating Tasks

  • Work With Actions
  • The Actions Panel

Sharpening Photographs

  • Unsharp Mask Filter
  • High Pass Filter

Displacement Maps

  • Map a Texture to a Person

Automating Tasks

  • Actions
  • The Actions Palette

How We Deliver

We currently deliver all training online to comply with the Government's guidelines.

Online training works well for businesses whose staff are mainly working from home.

It allows us to train all of your staff with the same training needs at the same time. Your people simply log on from home, using details provided in advance by our team.

Choose from Watch and Learn sessions for larger groups or interactive hands on sessions for smaller groups.

When permitted we also offer face to face training at your offices.

All sessions can be customised to a half day or 90 minute sprint session and tailored to fit your needs, covering the topic(s) within a course that are most important to your business.

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