Creative Techniques in Photoshop Workshop

17 September 2015

10:00 - 16:30

Milton Keynes
Walton Hall
Milton Keynes
United Kingdom


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Non RPS Member£95.00 
RPS Member£71.00 
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This is a practical workshop to demonstrate the tools and techniques in Photoshop for producing images that are genuinely distinctive and personal. John Humphrey shows a range of approaches that enable you to apply your creative vision to photographs. Starting with the essential Photoshop tools, John demonstrates how they can be used, often in combination, to produce ‘photographic art’. Basic familiarity with Photoshop will be assumed, although advanced knowledge is not required.

The techniques explained can be adapted for use on most other image processing software. If you would like to apply the techniques to your own images, bring a selection as jpegs on a memory stick.

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

Please bring a packed lunch or use the OU café. 
You will need to bring your own laptop with a version of Photoshop already installed.

Meet at the Berrill Reception (15 minutes before event start)

Time: 10.00am – 4.30pm
Location: The Open University, Location Central Meeting Room 11, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA –

Meet at the Berrill Reception by 9.45
Maps - Parking: East Car Park - overflow parking South East Car Park in Walton Drive
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Image© John Humprey FRPS

Cancellation policy

Notice of Cancellation - Please inform us as soon as possible if you are unable to attend a course as it is not possible to refund any cancellation or transfer to another workshop less than 14 days prior to course start date. The Society reserves the right to cancel a workshop 7 days prior to its start date - please check your hotel and travel cancellation policy as this may be affected. If you are attending one of our workshops that involves a trip out please ensure you bring all weather clothing and protection for your camera. Persons under the age of 16 are welcome to attend events but, to conform with UK law, must be accompanied by a parent, guardian or responsible adult.

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