Next course starts 09 April 2018.

Learn more about the course below.

Master the world’s most advanced image manipulation software!

Adobe Photoshop is a multi-purpose application for creating artwork suitable for both screen and print graphics. It is a primarily used for the creation and manipulation of pixel-based images, for instance in editing high detail photographs. Photoshop can be used for practically anything image related, which includes photo manipulation, image retouching and correction, special effects, digital illustrations or the creation of artwork starting with a blank canvas. Its uses extend from altering a facial expression or body shape, to creating a user interface or buttons for the web.

In this course, not only will you learn the Photoshop essentials, but some unique insights as to what you can achieve combining the various tools you learn. On its completion, you should feel comfortable using the software to edit and manipulate your own images as well as be able to create your own art. In a graphic design environment, Photoshop forms an essential part of the print design suite which includes Illustrator, InDesign and Acrobat, although is also extensively used in a variety of different industries, wherever images need to be processed. It is considered by many to be one of the most popular products in the Adobe range.

What will I learn?

This short course is packed with theoretical and practical training that includes:

The Basics
Editing Documents & Working with Layers
Design Elements
Image Correction
Working with Text
Cool Features & Final Thoughts


What are the course requirements?

Basic Computer Skills.

What are the course requirements?

You'll need to know how to use a computer but, other than that, just bring yourself, a notebook and pen. We provide the machines and the software. You will also receive a 2GB Flashstick, which you can keep after the completion of the course.

How much does the course cost?

R6, 600.00

How much does the course cost?

Book all 3 courses in the Desktop Publishing Package (Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), and get our Finishing Art online course for free!

Payment options are available should you book the full, 3 month Desktop Publishing Package.

Course Schedule

Next course:
09 Apr 2018

Course Schedule

09 April – 02 May 2018
02 July – 25 July 2018
25 September – 17 Oct 2018

Monday - Wednesday, 17h30 - 20h30

Classes on a public holiday will shift to the next available date, arranged by the lecturer.

What do we receive at the end of the course?

Certificate of

What do we receive at the end of the course?

You will receive a Friends of Design Certificate of Completion showing the Apple and Adobe logos, as well as your details and the details of the course you completed.


Markus van der Westhuizen

Freelance lecturer and designer with 22 years in the industry and still loving it.

How it Works.

If you'd like to sign-up for this short course, simply fill in the details below, and we'll be in touch to arrange the rest.

6600 09/04/2018 02/07/2018 25/09/2018

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Testimonials from students and industry.

"Good paced course. I had fun learning and participating in this course."

Jan Binder

Course attendee

"The lecturer had a great sense of humour, passion for his subject, knowledge and interesting inclusion of discussion of other forms of design."

Kelly Dorrington

Course attendee


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