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Bring your creative ideas to life with Adobe Photoshop, the professional digital imaging standard, used by photographers and designers who want to perfect their digital images. Photoshop allows you to create powerful images and designs.
This 1-day beginner workshop is designed to get you up and running quickly in Photoshop. You will learn basic photo retouching, color correction, selections, replacing backgrounds, adding type, and preparing your images for print and web. The focus will be on step-by-step instruction leading students through the most important tools and concepts in Photoshop.
• Photoshop UI and Workspace
• Adobe Creative Cloud Libraries
• The Tools Panels
• Keyboard Shortcuts • Navigating an Image: Zooming & Scrolling
Step by step Instructions Include
• Selection tools: Magic Wand, Quick Selection, Select and Mask
• Basic retouching tools
• Adjustment layers
• Creating a simple composite
• Preparing files for print and web
This is an introductory course designed for first time and beginning Photoshop users. No prior experience with Photoshop is required for this class. All students must be able to bring a laptop to each class (Mac preferred). You will need to have Adobe Photoshop version CC or higher already downloaded on this laptop for the start of class. The full version of Adobe Photoshop CC or the free 30-day trial version of it can be found here.
General computer knowledge is required.
Mouse or a Wacom tablet is preferred for working with Photoshop.
Students will receive files a day prior to the class and will need to download it to their computer prior to class.
Chana Messer Fine Artist, Designer, Trainer and Software Evangelist
Chana works independently at her design studio Mac in Art, offering creative consulting, technical skills and art direction. She contributes to the Creative Community with tutorials, advice and resources through her Adobe User Group, Adobe affliated programs, webinars, Online venues and industry events.
Chana is an Adobe Certifed Expert, Adobe Partner, Adobe Community Professional, a member of the Adobe Freelance Team, Adobe Education Leader and an Adobe User Group Manager. As such she has been invited to present at Adobe events across the U.S. and overseas.
Teaching at the university level for 30+ years in the fields of Fine Art and Digital Imaging. Photoshop Mentor at USC School of Cinematic Arts. Adobe ACA instructor at Anneberg School of Journalism, USC.
Chana is an exhibiting artist you can see her art at "Not Digital Spark Presentation."
We understand that, sometimes, plans change. If you can no longer make it to a class or workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given to cancellations made within a week of the class or workshop.
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