Photoshop for textiles, photographers and artists



This ecourse can be started at any time on any date. It is a distance learning course that you can access as many times as you like, when you like. You can dip in and out or follow the structured course. The course consists of 36 tutorials in 5 units. It consists of a course ebook, ebook and course details ebook, these are sent as pdfs and you must read the terms and conditions and privacy policy before you order.

You will learn how to use Photoshop effectively to create ideas for textiles, sewing, stitching, embroidery and art but also for fashion and interiors. You will discover all the techniques you need to know using the full potential of Photoshop, your own photos, imagination and creativity. You can use this course to create digital work or to inform your traditional methods of producing work. Unleash the possibilities.

At the end of the course you will be able to produce a body of work. An optional certificate is included. You can also join the group Facebook page and share work, ideas and questions with others taking the course. This is a lifelong course, once you have done all the 36 tutorials - you can use them for the rest of your life to create unique and stunning art, textiles, surfaces for stitch.

I am a full-time textile artist, a fully qualified and experienced teacher and I love digital work.

What's included in the price?

36 tutorials in 5 units.
It consists of a course ebook, ebook and course details ebook, these are sent as pdfs.

What you will need

You will need a computer, camera, printer and a version of Photoshop - C5 is best but the course will work with other versions including Photoshop Elements.


Karen Platt at Karen Platt

This course is taught online

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Intermediate level
  • Limited mobility
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers


365 days

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Anna Wanless - - #31997

A lovely course with a great range of resources which I found enriching. Karen's input is individually tailored and demonstrates her breadth of creative experience and information.
I have recommended this course to a number of people and would not hesitate to do so again.

Response from Karen Platt:

Thank you so much Anna

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Ruth Garner - - #29902

I registered on this course a couple of years ago and enjoyed it very much. It was well structured and the course notes were very detailed and incredibly useful. I enjoyed the high level of support given by Karen and from fellow students. I would highly recommend this course.

Response from Karen Platt:

Thank you Ruth, so glad you enjoyed the course. It was a pleasure to teach you.

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Sandra Lo - - #29876

Karen is an enthusiastic & very experienced teacher & artist. I learned a lot from this course & was greatly inspired by her skills and work!

Response from Karen Platt:

Thank you Sandra, I am so glad you learned so much from the ecourse.

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Jane hyde - - #29861

I did this course a couple of years ago - would definitely recommend, very comprehensive and yours to keep so you can revisit it.

Response from Karen Platt:

Thank you Jane

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Dianne Nunn - - #29860

This course enhanced my basic knowledge of photoshop and gave me confidence to develop my own ideas and designs. Karen was always happy to help whenever I was unsure and the course notes continue to be of use.

Response from Karen Platt:

Glad you enjoyed the ecourse Dianne. Always love seeing your work.

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