Introduction to Graphics Software for Printing

Course Contents

To make the most of any printing equipment investment it's critical users understand how to create and manipulate graphics before you print - getting the equipment to print is the easy part.

This course is designed to demonstrate frequently used and important tools our customers use everyday. On your own computer, participants will follow along with the instructors to create and manipulate graphics. Proving just how practical the examples are, some of the graphics will also be used in the Introduction to Printing course on the following day.

Training is provided in the following areas:

  • Colour Spaces; RGB vs CMYK and when to use which
  • File formats; jpg, psd, tiff, ai, eps, etc
  • Adobe Photoshop
    • Basic Tools
    • Workspace setup
    • Shortcuts
    • Resolutions
    • Creating Templates
    • Non-destructive changes
    • Layers and Alpha channels
    • Masking
    • Selection
    • Change image selection colour
  • Adobe Illustrator
    • Basic Tools
    • Workspace setup
    • Colour tools
    • Path finders
    • Cut lines and offsets
    • Shortcuts
    • Converting bitmaps to vectors
  • Adobe Bridge

At the end of the day, individuals leave with extensive practical knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Bridge specific to printing applications. ROXCELL will also provide 3 months of complimentary remote support if you have any issues with graphics after participating in the course.

Each participant will use a modern computer running the latest Adobe Creative Cloud software. Classes are held for individuals or groups of up to 3 people only to ensure that all students develop a thorough understanding of all the content.


$550 per person [including GST]

Price includes course certificate, food and beverage and three months complimentary telephone support.

By booking into this course you will also receive a $100 discount voucher to use towards the Introduction to Printing course booking which always runs the following day.

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