Who is this course for

The advanced course is for those who want to take their Photoshop skills to the next level. Target customers are:

  • Advertising Agencies
  • Marketing Agencies
  • Designers
  • Production Houses for departments that work in such disciplines within larger organisations.

Assumed Knowledge

You should have completed the Adobe Photoshop 101 Yellow Belt course or have relevant experience.

What you will learn

Upon successful completion of this course be comfortable with producing advanced face retouching, manipulation techniques, use colour in Photoshop effectively, maximise the potential of Photoshop Brush engine, work with advanced compositions, automate their workflow.

You will also be prepared for and take the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) exam at the end of this course.

So you wont just know Photoshop, you can prove it!

Earn your GREEN BELT in Photoshop.

By the end of the course you will be able to:
• Use advanced retouching and manipulation techniques
• Improve the tonality and contrast of an image using curves and levels
• Work with masks and blending effects to create sophisticated compositions
• Use colour profiles to create a consistent and reliable colour workflow
• Prepare artwork for print, web and video
• Take the Adobe Certified Associate Exam and gain ACA status


Colour management

  • ICC profiles explained
  • Assigning colour profiles
  • Proof setup options
  • Colour gamuts and colour spaces

Advanced painting and retouching

  • Refining selections
  • Change models using the Liquify window
  • Adding Lighting effects
  • Using Blur and sharpen to add depth
  • Understanding LAB colours
  • Replace colour and colour range
  • Perspective adjustments
  • Black and white conversion
  • Photo Filters
  • Content aware tools

Advanced composition and editing

  • Working with RAW images
  • Auto align and blend layers
  • Masking techniques
  • Save and reuse Styles
  • Define layers or import images as Smart Objects
  • Add and combine Filters
  • Define and use Layer Comps

Vectors in Photoshop

  • Advanced Typography options
  • Using the Pen tool to create and modify shapes
  • Combining shapes
  • Custom Shapes and the shapes library

Preparing for different media

  • Slicing images and exporting for use on the web
  • Printing from Photoshop

ACA Prep

  • Copyright
  • Design principles, elements, and image composition
  • Design project requirements and deliverable
  • Adding descriptive metadata to images
  • Mock exam

Course details

Evening class duration Weekend class duration Weekday class duration Course level
3 Intermediate - Green Belt - 201

How to book

Simply select your start date from below and pay online to book your course.

If you are joining us during a weekday class then the lessons begin at 09:30 and finish at 16:30. This class will run for weeks.
If you are joining us during an evening class then the lessons begin at 18:00 and finish at 21:00 each week. This class will run for 3 weeks.
If you are joining us during a weekend class then the class starts at 10:00 and will finish at 17:00 each week. This class will run for weeks.