Photoshop Classes

Mini Sessions

Photoshop Classes for Beginners to Advanced

Photoshop Classes Mini Sessions will be all you need to get started with basic image improvement, as well as a leg up to understanding the core capabilities of your editing program. Unlocking the mystery of working with layers is the essential step to ALL your editing pursuits. Layers are the most powerful feature in Adobe Photoshop/Photoshop elements. They allow you to isolate and fully control each step of your editing process. If you have been frustrated with attempts at using Photoshop/Photoshop Elements, or if you are simply looking for a place to start non-destructive image improvement. Look no further. Photoshop Classes Mini Sessions is for you! Give us a chance to open your eyes to the wealth of editing tools at your fingertips, and have some editing fun.

Why choosing Photoshop Classes

Another key element to a great photo, is understanding colour. Learning to see it, and then being aware of how to correct and tweak it. Our workshop targets the heart of colour adjustment and correction to add a vibrant look to your photos and to help that look to follow through to your final output.

Photoshop Classes for everyone

Delve deeper into the editing world by revealing the power of layer masks. Understanding these masks will enable you to cut down a little on your editing time, to customize or target each editing adjustment within your photo, and to be able to correct these adjustments easily. Also add that extra punch to your images by learning how to optimize your exposure.

Photoshop Classes provide non-destructive editing techniques

Add the final touches to your photos by removing unwanted items, fixing small imperfections and using masks to make your changes seamless and smooth. This advanced workshop will introduce you to the tools that you will need in your arsenal and will help you to recognize which of those tools are best in which situations.

Photoshop Classes
Mini Sessions

Photoshop Mini Sessions

Photoshop Mini Sessions are another modular series of classes because Photoshop is such a huge program with many advanced editing techniques. You may not want or need to learn all of the techniques Photoshop offers, as some of these techniques are for a particular type of retouching or creating special effects. These mini sessions will cover the most popular techniques regularly used by all photographers and therefore valuable to add to your skill set.

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Each session will be dedicated to specific and popular Photoshop techniques, consisting of one hour of teaching followed by one hour of practice on your own projects.

All Photoshop Mini Sessions are independent, which means there is no need to take them in any particular order. You can pick up and select one or more modules.

Class sizes are limited to nine students to allow for one-on-one time with your instructor.

List of Photoshop Mini Sessions

Photoshop Healing Brush, Patch, and Clone

This session covers useful tools for retouching most kinds of photographs. Whether you want to fix blemishes on a face, remove an unwanted object, or simply add /remove elements to make the picture perfect, Photoshop provides the tools for you to quickly and efficiently get the job done.

Photoshop Brush Tool, Pencil Tool, Color Replacement Tool, Mixer Brush Tool

Photoshop has lots of hidden features under its Brush Tool. During the first hour of the class we will explore these hidden treasures and learn how to change the property of a brush, create a new Brush, etc.

Photoshop Quick Selection Tool and Magic wand Tool

There are many differences between Quick Selection tool and Magic Wand tool and in this class you will learn about the pros and cons for each tool, as well as how to fine tweak areas with lots of detail, such as hair, to achieve a natural looking selection.

Photoshop Pen Tool

Photoshop Pen Tool is one of the oldest Photoshop tools and also the most forgotten one! If you want to create a perfect cutout of an object, or create a Path to apply text or texture, there is no better tool than the Photoshop Pen tool. Although it looks very complicated and frustrating to use, the reality is when your instructor shows you how to use it, it will quickly become your favourite tool for creating very precise edges or drawing shapes and graphics.

Photoshop Shape Tool

It’s currently popular to use Emojis (ideograms and smileys used in electronic messages and Web pages) as a simple way of communication. In this class your instructor shows you how to create you own custom shapes and use them to add a modern touch to messages to your clients, to create custom greeting cards, business cards and for branding your products.

Photoshop Layers, Adjustment Layers, and Mask

Probably the most powerful tool in Photoshop is the capability of Layers and Masks in general, and in particular Adjustment Layers and Mask. Come to this class and learn how to use the power of layers and masks in almost all of your editing. Proper uses of layers and masks can save you lots of time and provide a finely edited image.

Photoshop Layer Styles and Blend Modes

You already know the importance of Photoshop Layers, but did you know that by using Layer styles and Blend Modes you can achieve many different effects? In this class your instructor shows you how to use Blend Modes and Layer Styles to take your editing skills to the next level.

Photoshop Camera Raw and Smart Filter

Photoshop is equipped with many plugins, with Camera Raw and Smart Filter being two of the important ones. Camera Raw provides the same controls and adjustments as Lightroom’s Develop Module for editing Raw or JPEG images! There are so many fine adjustments available in Camera Raw such as Lens Correction and Effects. In this class we’ll also look at Smart Filter and find out why it is important to be able to use Smart Filter.

Pre-requisite:
Must have basic computer skills, either Mac or PC. Students are required to bring their own laptops already installed with Adobe Photoshop or Photoshop Elements. (Trial version Photoshop Elements is available for download for PC and Mac from the Adobe website. (Check system requirements first). Or you can rent one of our Mac Book Pro laptop. Please contact us for rental fee.

Photoshop Classes Mini Sessions suitable for:

This intensive and fun photo/image editing course has been designed for those wanting a professional yet simple digital imaging workflow process to improve their photos.