Photoshop CS6 Certification – and more…

No excuse: It’s been far to long since I last posted…

Some important, and reasonably recent news, since I last posted is that I have been recertified as a Photoshop CS6 Adobe Certified Instructor (ACI). While the CS6 suite has been out a little while now, Adobe don’t publish their recertification examinations until some time after the product launch – hence the delay in official certification. In fact, recertification for Illustrator and After Effects CS6 is still not available – although ...

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Photoshop Advanced, Birmingham. 23rd, 24th May 2012

I’m looking forward to another two day training session at NTI in Birmingham next week – Photoshop Advanced. We’ve got a good sized group of delegates, but we can still accommodate one or two more – so if you’re looking for something that will take you to the next level in Photoshop, this may be the course for you! Give me a call, or drop me an email though the contact page, for details and prices.

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Upgrades, Creative Cloud and the future

So, CS6 and Creative Cloud are announced – and it’s make your mind up time with regard to upgrades. For those of you on older versions, right back to CS2, there are some important dates coming up.

Adobe’s upgrade policy and options seem to get more complex on each release, so I thought it would be a good idea to summarise some of the key info.

Currently you have the opportunity to purchase upgrades for Adobe software up to three versions behind ...

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How to contract a ‘Select All’ selection in Photoshop

Have you ever done a ‘Select all’ in Photoshop, then wanted to contract, or otherwise modify the selection? Did you wonder why most of the commands under the ‘Select’ > ‘Modify’ menu were greyed out? You’re not alone. I find this is a feature that leaves a lot of users scratching their heads and wondering why.

There is a reason, and it was done with good and helpful intention. Here’s a simple example:

Let’s say you wanted to modify the sky in ...

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Photoshop Introduction: Birmingham 27 – 28 March 2012

Looking for a good general introduction to Photoshop?

This two day entry-level course in central Birmingham is an ideal starting point. It assumes no knowledge of Photoshop and will give you a good set of basic skills for photography and general graphics work. The course will include skills needed to prepare images for publication; basic retouching and image adjustments; multi-layer composites; work with colour, filters and effects; and the creation of graphics using type and vector objects.

Course requirements: Basic IT skills. ...

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