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We are really happy to announce we have started a Photoshop for Beginners Course.

Please read about it below and if you are interested in joining please use the Book now button or Leave message button if you wish to communicate with us.



All of Castlemaine Media Schools courses are practical, hands on and step by step guides to enable you by the end of the course to go away and create by yourself. Our teachers also act as mentors, guiding and encouraging you in being creative and developing confidence in your abilities.

This course is for anyone wanting to learn photoshop for their hobby or business.


This beginners course will run over 8 weeks.

8 classes x 2 hours each

 in Live online Zoom classrooms

Cost $350


Starting 27th August

Thursdays 6 - 8pm

Class size 

This class is limited to 6 people.


Students will be given small assignments each week

to practice the tools being taught. 

What you'll need

You will need a computer or laptop, a mouse is preferable and will need to purchase a monthly subscription of Adobe Creative Cloud @ $29.99 per month from Adobe. It is a month by month subscription so you can cancel it at any time.

You will be provided with a Zoom link by email, which will give you access to the classroom at the required time.


The fundamentals of Photoshop to improve and manipulate your photos to achieve amazing results including -


  • An overview of features and the power of Photoshop

  • To retouch images including - skin blemishes, red eye and unwanted objects

  • Enhance photos through color and contrast adjustments

  • Use layers and selection techniques to achieve precise control over selected areas of your image

  • Use filter to create special effects by utilising sharpening tools

  • Cut a person or object from one image to another 

  • Use type effects

  • Create a variety of files for use on the web and for print


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Ben Brocklesby - Graphic Design, Art Director

Ben is an accomplished graphic designer, finished artist, copywriter and marketing strategist. He has worked for some of the worlds leading advertising agencies including Londons - Ogilvy Mather & Saatchi & Saatchi. 

Ben has a wealth of experience in the advertising industry as an Advertising Director developing campaigns for some of Australia's Leading Brands.

He is passionate about education and furthering peoples creative skills.

We are really happy that he is joining our team of educators.

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