An Introduction to Photoshop Layers Workshop (Part 1)


6th October 2017

Confused by layers in Photoshop? Always wondered why you should bother with them at all? Then Capture and Create can help. Using Layers in Photoshop is the key to being able to composite multiple images, use layer styles and adjustment layers, enhance your images using blending modes and much more.  This workshop is a combined tutorial and practical day; we will ensure you go away understanding the basics of layers and how to start using them in confidence.


Please quote workshop code Ref: WS 2017 12  on all correspondence


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An Introduction to Photoshop Layers Workshop (Part 1)

6th October 2017


Join best-selling photographer Doug Harman and Photographer and renowned Photoshop Artist Sue Chapman ARPS, CPAGB for their workshop day where you will learn the fundamentals of working with layers in Photoshop.

This one day layers workshop will comprise the following:

  • 0945 – 1000 Meet and welcome at the Oak Room with refreshments
  • 1000 -1130  Layer basics Part A  – Why use them? Demonstration on how to create, modify, delete, merge, hide, multiply, group, lock and much more with layers.
  • 1130 – 1145 A quick refreshment break or drink while you start working!
  • 1145 – 1300 Chance for you to practise some of the skills learnt with some simple challenges and full assistance from both Doug and Sue
  • 1300 – 1400 Lunch. Chance you take a break and enjoy our wonderful buffet.
  • 1400 – 1500 Layers Basics Part B – Using blending modes and working with adjustment layers
  • 1500 – 1550 Some further challenges and chance to experiment with some of your own images again with full 
  • 1550 – 1600 Summary and Goodbyes
  • This one day workshop caters for beginners or for those wishing to refresh their knowledge on the basics of using layer

IMPORTANT NOTE: Photoshop’s Layer Masks will be covered in our Layers Workshop Part 2, so watch this space for the date or sign up to our email newsletter blog and you’ll be kept informed automatically via email.

Workshop Cost: £90 per person 

Contact Doug or Sue for more info and booking on:

NB: Itinerary may alter slightly dependent upon the progress made during the day

What You Need to bring…

  • Your laptop with a minimum RAM of 4GB,  8GB or higher preferable.

If you do not have Photoshop pre-installed on your PC, we suggest you download a free 30 day trial directly from Adobe a few days before the start date, which will be fully functional for the workshop and allow you to get a feel for the program.

If you do not have your own laptop we will have a couple of available for you to use but please let us know you’ll need one when booking the workshop.


What’s included:

Refreshments and Lunch

Photoshop instruction and guidance throughout the day

What’s not included:

Travel to and from your home.

A Warnborough certificate unless requested at an additional cost of £50 per student.

Payment details:

Full payment, or deposit followed by full payment, in accordance with our terms and conditions will secure your place on this workshop. 

Special offer: 

Bring a friend and you will both get an additional £10 off your workshop price! Use voucher code “Minus 10 for 2”