Professional Photoshop Retouching

26 May 2018

10:00 - 16:30

University of Chester
Kingsway Campus
United Kingdom

Tel:01225 325 733

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RPS Member£78.00 
Non RPS Member£105.00 

Professional Photoshop Retouching with Tim Daly
Learn advanced skin and shape retouching techniques using professional Photoshop processes.

This course is for delegates who have already completed beginners or introductory Photoshop courses, or who are more experienced users. The course shows you how to use Photoshop’s precision cutting and retouching techniques within a non-destructive workflow. The course is ideal for those working with portrait, product or composite imagery and those who enjoy post-production.

10.00 Welcome and outline of the course

Topic 1: Setting up a non-destructive workflow

Linking together Camera Raw, Photoshop, Smart Objects and Adjustment Layers.

Topic 2: Skin and surface retouching techniques

Invisible mending with the Clone Stamp, History Brush and Layer blends.

Topic 3: Shape retouching techniques

Shrink, reshape and remove with transform controls, guides, masks and layers.

12.30-13.15 Lunch

Topic 4: Working across masks, channels and selections

Best practice for complex montage management, using alpha channels, saved selections and the double document display view.

Topic 5: Using the pen tool for precise shapes

Making complex cut-outs, paths and clipping paths

Topic 6: Delegates practicing on own files

16.00 Review and recap of the day

16.30 End

What you need to bring along

A USB stick or portable hard drive with some of your own unedited images – alternatively the tutor will provide sample files for you to work on.

Please bring a packed Lunch

Times: 10am – 4.30pm
Address: University of Chester Kingsway Campus, Kingsway, Chester CH2 2LB.
Direction by Train: The centre is a 20-minute walk from Bache or Chester stations
Direction by Car: The centre is an short distance from the M53/A56 junction
Parking: There is plenty of onsite parking


Cancellation policy

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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01225 325 733

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