Introduction to Adobe Photoshop

Past Locations for this Workshop Series

Introduction to Adobe Photoshop

Past Locations for this Workshop Series

About this workshop series

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 workshop is designed to get you up and running with Adobe Photoshop in just one day. The focus will be on step-by-step instruction leading students through the most important tools and concepts in Photoshop.

Takeaways

Session One: The Basics

  • Learn to open, start and view new files or existing photos.
  • Make selections using different selection tools.
  • Paint with the brushes and use text tools to create an original illustrated full page Ad.

Session Two: Refining Images

  • Learn color correction using adjustment layers
  • Use the clone stamp tool to remove a logo from an image or to correct imperfections.
  • Learn to crop and resize images.

Session Three: Basic Retouching

  • Learn to retouch people with the Red Eye, Spot Healing Brush, Healing Brush, Patch and Liquify Tools.
  • Tips for creating polished and realistic retouched finishes will be demonstrated.
  • Learn to remove a background from an image with masking and save the image for web.

Prereqs & Preparation

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 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.

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