Adobe Photoshop is the industry-standard image editing software used worldwide by digital designers, advertising and marketing technical creatives and more, with a shared goal of perfecting their digital images. In this two-day, hands-on class, you will discover the basics of Photoshop. You will learn to correct exposure and color balance, straighten, or crop photos, work with layers, and create special lighting and text effects. In addition to learning the essential elements of the Photoshop interface, this will include new features from the revised 2019 release edition!

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Training: Intro to Photoshop

Date: November 21 & 22,  8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Location: Mount St. Mary’s University Frederick Campus

Instructors: ThinkB!G Learn Smart

Cost: $50, pay participation fee HERE after receiving confirmation of registration approval

*** As this training is funded by State of MD EARN Grant funding, the information requested throughout the registration and participation process is REQUIRED by the State of Maryland for their tracking and statistical purposes. ***

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Course Objectives:

1. Getting to Know the Work Area
Starting to work in Adobe Photoshop
Using the tools
Sampling a color
Working with tools and tool properties
Undoing actions in Photoshop
More about panels and panel locations

2. Basic Photo Corrections
Strategy for retouching
Resolution and image size
Opening a file with Adobe Bridge
Straightening and cropping the image in Photoshop
Adjusting the color and tone
Using the Spot Healing Brush tool
Applying a content-aware patch
Repairing areas with the Clone Stamp tool
Sharpening the image

3. Working with Selections
About selecting and selection tools
Using the Quick Selection tool
Moving a selected area
Manipulating selections
Using the Magic Wand tool
Selecting with the lasso tools
Rotating a selection
Selecting with the Magnetic Lasso tool
Selecting from a center point
Resizing and copying a selection
Cropping an image

4. Layer Basics
About layers
Using the Layers panel
Rearranging layers
Applying a gradient to a layer
Applying a layer style
Adding an adjustment layer
Updating layer effects
Adding a border
Flattening and saving files

5. Quick Fixes
Improving a snapshot
Adjusting facial features with Liquify
Blurring a background
Creating a panorama
Filling empty areas when cropping
Correcting image distortion
Extending depth of field
Removing objects using Content-Aware Fill
Adjusting perspective in an image