Introduction to Paint Shop Pro

Duration: 1 Day


Paint Shop Pro is an image manipulation application, easier to use but sharing many of the features of more expensive and memory hungry competitors. This one day beginners course is designed to give delegates the knowledge and confidence to prepare imagery for use in both a print and web environment.


Experience of the Windows operating system or previous attendance on the equivalent training course.

Course includes

A comprehensive set of reference notes covering course topics, follow-up telephone support and, for training on Transmedia premises, lunch and refreshments.

Course outline

Introduction and Paint Shop Pro basics

  • Toolbars, Palettes adn the workspace
  • Bringing images into Paint Shop Pro, including capturing an image and looking at Paint Shop Pro's browser

Images and effects

  • Creating images
  • Working with graphics tools
  • Understanding Layers
  • Understanding Adjustment Layers
  • Filters, effects
  • Touching up photos
  • Colour correcting photos
  • Colouring images
  • Saving images for the web
  • Creating transparent gifs
  • Using Picture Tubes


  • Looking at text images
  • Drop shadow
  • Tricks and tips
  • Textures
  • Bending text to curves


  • Using Animation Shop
  • Basic introduction to animation using the animation wizard to create a simple animated graphics for use on a website

This course is available as a private or customised course. Contact us for further information and to customise this course to your exact requirements:

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