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Designers to Sharp Photoshop Essential Skills

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Designers to Sharp Photoshop Essential Skills

Course Description:

During this excellent Photoshop Essential Skills for Designers course you will learn to learn the tools and techniques when making “people selections” in Adobe Photoshop. This Photoshop Essential Skills for Designers begins with basic selections of people on a single-color background and moves on to more complex selections including hair, transparent details and difficult backgrounds. You will be taught by a professional, and will be given a whole host of insider knowledge to help you get ahead.

Our learning material is available to students 24/7 anywhere in the world, so it’s extremely convenient. These intensive online courses are open to everyone, as long as you have an interest in the topic! We provide world-class learning led by IAP, so you can be assured that the material is high quality, accurate and up-to-date.

What are the requirements?

  • You must be 16 or over
  • You should have a basic understanding of English, Maths and ICT
  • You will need a computer or tablet with internet connection (or access to one)

What skills will I gain?

  • Learn the tools and techniques the pros use when making “people selections” in Adobe Photoshop
  • Improve your workflow and learn to work on Photoshop in an efficient way
  • While this course focuses on selecting people, the same workflows can be used for making selections of any object you need to isolate

Meet the instructor:

Martin Perhiniak is a Certified Adobe Design Master and Instructor He worked as a designer for companies like Disney, Warner Brothers, Cartoon Network, Sony Pictures, Mattel, and DC Comics. He is currently working in London as a designer and instructor, as well as providing a range of services from live online training to consultancy work to individuals worldwide.

Course outline:

  • Module 01: Tools for Selecting People
  • Module 02: Simple Selections
  • Module 03: Complex Selections

How will I be assessed?

  • You will have one assignment. Pass mark is 65%.
  • You will only need to pay £19 for assessment.
  • You will receive the results within 72 hours of submittal, and will be sent a certificate in 7-14 days.

What Certification am I going to receive?

Those who successfully pass this course will be awarded a Photoshop Essential Skills for Designers: Making Selections of People certificate. Anyone eligible for certification will receive a free e-certificate.

What careers can I get with this qualification?

This excellent Photoshop Essential Skills for Designers: Making Selections of People course will qualify you to be an Image Editor, or a Photographer. As a Photographer you are usually working on a freelance basis, and could even establish your own Photography business. The average salary of a Photographer in the UK is £20,512, and this will go up with experience ( With this course you could fulfil any of the following roles:

  • Photographer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Image Editor
  • Marketing Professional
  • Digital Media Assistant
  • Creative

Key Features

Gain an accredited UK qualification

Access to excellent quality study materials

Learners will be eligible for TOTUM Discount Card

Personalized learning experience

One year’s access to the course

Support by phone, live chat, and email

Course Curriculum Total Units : 21
1. Introduction
2. Lasso Tool
3. Magic Wand
4. Quick Selection
5. Marquee Selection Tools
6. Color Range
7. Focus Area
8. Masking
9. Pen Tool and Vector Mask
10. Refine Selection
11. Custom Brushes
1. When the Person Stands Out from the Background
2. When the Background Is Pure White
3. When the Background Is Simple
4. When the Person Is in Focus
1. Selecting Hair on Portraits
2. Selecting Hair on Full Length Photos
3. Selections with Busy Backgrounds
4. Selecting Transparent Dresses
5. Multiple Selection
6. Conclusion
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