This beginner’s to intermediate class is powerful even if you have some previous experience with Photoshop. You’ll get a full update on new features, brush-up on tools and work-flows, and learn how to apply professional working techniques. Using real world image files and professional work-flows, you’ll learn how to:
Enhance and retouch digital photos
Create compelling composites
Output files ready for print or online publishing
Get familiar with the user interface, tools and workspaces, and learn important terms related to photo editing
Understand digital photos, pixels and image resolution, and get an overview of the different image file formats
Make photos look better using a variety of techniques
Maintain a non-destructive work-flow that enables future edits and corrections
Prepare photos for use in print publications, on the web, or in app development.
Use layers and layer groups to organize documents
Use selection tools and masks to isolate and work with parts of an image
Control image selecting and blending using the Select and Mask feature
Create versatile image compositions using Layers, Masks, and Text layers
Learn sophisticated retouching techniques using tools like the Spot Healing Brush and Clone Stamp tool
How does Photoshop interact with Lightroom
Saturday, August 4 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm; AND
Saturday, August 11 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm; AND
Saturday, August 18 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm; AND
Saturday, August 25 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
This is a hands-on, four-part class. BYOC – bring your own computer. Please bring your own computer (Mac or PC) running Photoshop. If you don’t own a Creative Cloud license, you can buy a subscription at Adobe.com or download the free trial version. We will be more than happy to help you with download, installation, and set-up instructions ahead of the course. The course will also include lab exercises the students can solve between each gathering. We will supply exercise files, but you are also encouraged to use your own photographs.
About the Instructor
Tom H. Berglie is an accomplished graphic design specialist, textbook author, and Adobe Certified Instructor (ACI) and Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) in Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and Acrobat Pro. He has more than 25 years of experience in newspaper design and production, journalism, and photography.