New : Photoshop: Intermediate

Following on from the previous course you will develop further ways of manipulating images using the more advanced aspects of; Masks, filters, gradients, layers, blending modes and adjustment layers. It will show you how to create incredible text effects combining channels, filters and layers. Using the more advanced selection tools such as the magnetic lasso, colour range and the channels it will show you how to select anything perfectly for manipulation. You will also learn how to create a stunning poster with impressive text effects and create and apply your own brush.

Who is this course for

This course will enable students to gain a more advanced understanding of using Photoshop and image manipulation.
This is an intermediate course, student will need to have experience of Photoshop and be comfortable with working on it independently and for their own projects or work. It is essential that the students also have knowledge of using Windows and File Management.

What does this course cover

Photoshop is the leading image manipulation program that is used commercially. Students will gain more specialised knowledge of many aspects of the program including:

By the end of the course you should be able to work with more advanced:
1. File set ups and file modes
2. Layers, masks and layering
3. Image manipulation
4. Colours, filters and effects
5. Working with Vector shapes and lines

What will it be like

Demonstration using Smartboard through computer-linked projectors, exposition and discussion. One-to-one and Group work. Through tutor-guidance and hands-on experience, the completion of the course objectives.
Ongoing monitoring of students' work including questions, observation and tasks. Start and End of class student self-assessment/achievement tick sheet.

What else do you need to buy or do

Materials are supplied free of charge by the Centre. As much practice as possible to reinforce learning. This may be at home or elsewhere or from homework given by the tutor.

What this course could lead to

Photoshop: Masterclass

Photography course - Photography DSLR Introduction. Illustrator, Web Publishing course - Desktop Publishing course - InDesign.

There is detailed information available in Reception about all our courses at the Mary Ward Centre.
Information about other learning opportunities can be obtained from Learn Direct: and from the following websites:;;;;

mwc logo

I've been to many Centres to study in London and the Mary Ward Centre is one of the nicest I've studied in.

MWC student

Got a Question about this Course?

Contact The Departmental Administrator.

Why come to Mary Ward Centre?

Mary Ward Centre is the adult education centre with a difference.   We provide a wide range of subjects for people at all levels and run courses during the day, evening or weekend to suit your timetable.

Get inspired and enjoy excellent teaching in an environment where each individual’s learning experience is valued. That’s what makes Mary Ward Centre ‘the friendly place to learn.’