Course Descriptions

Photoshop Class

What You Will Learn

This class is designed to teach essential Photoshop concepts and operations to graphics and marketing professionals, and web and multi-media designers. Class discussion and exercises will teach you —

  • To understand the pixel-based nature of Photoshop images and how they are different from vector images, such as those created by Adobe Illustrator,
  • How to decide what resolution is appropriate for an image,
  • What each of Photoshop’s tools in is designed to do, and how to decide which tool is most appropriate for a particular task,
  • To use each of the selection tools, and decide which is most appropriate for a particular task,
  • To save and load selections,
  • To select colors and use them to fill selections,
  • What the different painting modes mean,
  • How to create and use layers,
  • The difference between layers and channels,
  • To select brushes and use the painting tools,
  • How to create and apply gradients,
  • What the Rubber Stamp tool does and how to use it,
  • How the filters work and how to apply them to an image,
  • When you need a clipping path, and how to create one,
  • Different methods to making color adjustments to an image,
  • The differences among the formats in which you can save your work, and how to decide which to use in a particular project.

9 hours, $390 (available for Windows and Macintosh)
Purchase with Advanced Photoshop class for discounted package price of $560.

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.

Benjamin Franklin

Training Format

  • Live class with trainer in class and interactive student participation,
  • Exercise-based, hands-on instruction,
  • Emphasis on questions and student participation,
  • Small size (limited to 8), personal attention.

Class Location

Dates and Registration


A working knowledge of mouse and menu-based computer applications, and the Windows or Macintosh operating system.

Related Classes

Advanced Photoshop

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Adobe Photoshop Course Outline, Updated April 19, 2015.