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Advanced Retouching With Adobe Photoshop Weekend

Advanced Retouching With Adobe Photoshop Weekend

Central Saint Martins
Taught by
Suky Best


An advanced course on retouching techniques from seamlessly repairing vintage images to commercial retouching and compositing.

This course is for those who already use Photoshop and would like to learn advanced professional techniques. All work will be done via the powerful layer /adjustment layer/ smart layer/masking functions.

Emphasis will be on using masks and advanced compositing techniques to retouch and repair damaged photos, or seamlessly perfect images from studio sessions.

Many of the usual retouching tools will be used but in conjunction with layers, overlay modes and other techniques.

There are a maximum of eight students enrolled on each session to ensure that you get plenty of one-to-one tuition from your tutor and the class can work at a speed to suit the whole group.

Level: This is not a beginners course. You must have the requirments below.

Entry requirements

  • You need to have experience of working with Photoshop.
  • You need to have a familiarity with Photoshop terminology, and know what a layer is as well as an understanding of the importance of resolution in order to take part in the course.
  • You will be asked to bring your own high-resolution files and old/antique photos to scan and work from.

Please note: This course is for students aged 18 and older

Tutor Description

Suky Best is a fine artist who works with print, video and animation. She uses digital technology to extend and develop her work. She works freelance in the print industry and has a wide knowledge of software and its industrial application. For examples of her artistic practice,


Please bring with you to the first session:

  • A notebook
  • A pen
  • High resolution images to work with and old/antique photos to scan and work from
  • A USB stick


Available dates

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