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Five Saturday mornings
9am - Noon
July 13, 20, 27 August 3, 17
No class August 10
Steve Burger
Art Intersection
(480) 361-1118
207 N Gilbert Rd # 201, Gilbert, AZ, 85234


Photoshop 1 Workshop

Art Intersection presents Photoshop classes geared to real world applications. From image retouching and photo manipulation to perfectly printed digital files, Art Intersection will provide the hands-on instruction that makes learning Photoshop fun and easy. Instruction, tips, tricks, and techniques will be useful for both platforms – Mac and PC.  Each student learns Photoshop CS Version 5.5 hands-on at their own iMac

It’s never too late to learn the magic of Photoshop. Come see why so many photographers and artists are having so much FUN! Classes are limited to 12 students. Registration and fee covers all five classes. Classes run consecutively from first session.   Register early as the class is limited to 12 students.

Participants will learn how to calibrate their personal machines for optimal output.  CD of the class book with tutorials and practice images for each student with Tips and Tricks at every session.  A printed book is $35 paid directly to Steve Burger

Photoshop Class Overview

Week One Getting Started

The Digital File
Understanding Levels and Curves
The Eyedroppers of Levels
Color Correction Technique
How Big Is A Pixel?
Understanding Resolution
Sizing Images
File Formats

Week Two Selections and Masks

Selection Overview
Selection Techniques
Quick Masks
Paint A Selection with Quick Mask
Put A Gradient in a Selection
Subtract From Your Selection
Put a Fancy Edge on Your Image

Week Three Adjustments

File Prepping Techniques
Photoshop Brushes
Fun With The History Brush
Dust & Scratches Filter
Understanding The Un-Sharp Mask
De-Fogging The Image
Smart Sharpen
Eyedroppers of Hue & Saturation
Color to Black & White
Image Adjustment Sequence

Week Four Layers

Understanding Layers
Adjustment Layers
Image Adjustment Sequence-Layers
Layer Masks
Great Soft Focus Technique
Importing Clouds
Make Your Own Self Promotional Piece

Week Five Retouching

Using The Clone Stamp Tool
Retouching Faces
Clone Tool – Add A Selection
Precise Cloning Technique
Retouch Faces With Liquify
Make Someone Look 10 Pounds Lighter
Great Sharpening Technique
Combining Images
Layer Mask Tips

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