Photoshop 101 Workshop

Photoshop 101 Workshop

Ready to fall in love with Photoshop?

We're so excited to offer you Photoshop 101: Mastering the Basics of Photoshop through our NEW Pretty Presets & Actions educational platform.  Immediately after you register you can access all of the workshop materials.  Your workshop is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week so you can learn at your own convenience.

Photoshop is a powerful tool with almost endless possibilities!  But many are overwhelmed by all that it offers and find it much easier to look for other options when editing and manipulating photos.  The good news is that with a little help and instruction there is no need to be intimidated.

This comprehensive 4-week Workshop will teach you how to utilize the incredible power of Photoshop to complete your photographic vision!

Have you ever thought to yourself...

  • I feel limited by Lightroom and want to add more to my images in Photoshop.
  • I want to use Photoshop more efficiently.
  • I’m proficient in Lightroom, but Photoshop feels like a foreign language.  I want to be proficient in both!
  • I’ve been doing all my editing in Lightroom, and am ready to take the leap into Photoshop, and a whole new world of possibilities.
  • I want to pursue photography full-time, but know I need to understand Photoshop better in order to offer irresistible photos to my clients.
  • I’m ready to take my editing to a whole new level.

Can you relate?  What if you could use Photoshop to expand your capabilities in the next 30 days?  Imagine all you could offer your clients and how that might effect your sales, client satisfaction and referrals.  We want to help you get the ball rolling so that 2021 is your best year yet and help build your business into something more than you thought possible!

Are you ready to get started?  Just click the register now button below!

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Photoshop 101 Course Outline

WEEK 1: ORGANIZING & SETTING UP YOUR WORKSPACE

It’s no secret that Photoshop is a powerhouse tool when it comes to editing –and we’re sooo excited to show you the ropes!  However, did you know that you can set up your workspace so it's customized to meet your needs and preferences for a faster and more efficient workflow?  I cannot stress how important it is to have your workspace set up and customized to you before you start working in Photoshop.  Our first lesson will save you time, stress, and money, oh yes!

Setting up your Workspace & using Adjustment Layers

  • Locating, placing panels and saving your workspace.
  • Choosing a screen mode.
  • Installing Actions + Locating the Actions Panel.
  • Using Adjustment Layers and the Layers Panel.

WEEK 2: EDITING WITH PHOTOSHOP ACTIONS & WORKING WITH CURVES AND LEVELS

Get ready, because if you thought all the Curves and Levels tools were good for ways to create contrast, you were wrong!  There are countless ways to use these tools to create both clean and creative adjustments in Photoshop.  They truly are powerhouse tools that are indispensable to any photographer.

Editing with Photoshop Actions & Using Curves and Levels

  • Finding your actions panel & keeping your actions organized.
  • Correcting exposure, adding contrast & fixing shadows and highlights.
  • Making color corrections.
  • Adding haze, matte & creative color enhancements.

WEEK 3: HUE/SAT PANEL, LAYER MASKING + WORKING WITH OVERLAYS

This week, we will be diving into adjustment layers to learn more about how to selectively apply an adjustment to your image.  When working in Photoshop, knowing how to fully work with adjustment layers is key to a successful, efficient edit and workflow.  We will also be learning about the power of the Hue/Saturation adjustment tool!  There is definitely much more to this tool than just increasing overall saturation and we will be going over all of the juicy details during this third week together.

Using the Hue/Saturation Tools and Editing with Overlays

  • Vibrance vs. Hue/Saturation and an in depth look at Hue/Saturation Panel.
  • Selective color adjustments Layer Masking.
  • Selectively applying adjustments.
  • When & Why to use overlays.
  • Locating and applying overlays.
  • Masking and blending overlays.

WEEK 4: HEAD SWAPS, USING THE CROP TOOL & HISTORY PANEL

By week four, everyone should have a pretty good idea of how to apply adjustments in Photoshop, so we'll get to jump into some more technical tools.  We'll be covering how to complete a head-swap with confidence, how to use the crop tool to it's fullest and how to use the History Panel.  This will definitely be a a full week for you, but also rewarding and fun as we unlock more Photoshop tools. In our fourth and final week's lesson you will learn:

Composites and Using the Crop Tool + Utilizing the History Panel and Taking Snapshots

  • Learn how to complete a head swap.
  • Crop tool basics.
  • How to use the crop tool and keep original proportion.
  • Creating crop presets for print and other sizes.
  • Using the History Panel to access different states of your edit.
  • Taking Snapshots to save your edit state.

{BONUS VIDEO} Watch Mandy edit an image from start to finish using the techniques learned throughout this course.

Photoshop 101 Course Requirements

Software:  Creative Cloud, Photoshop CS 3-6, and Photoshop Elements 11-20

Level:  Beginner to Intermediate

Location:  Online Course

Time Commitment:  Approx. 3 to 4 hours a week.

Materials:  All lessons will be in written format and include video tutorials.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How do I sign-up for the Photoshop 101 Workshop?

You may register for the class at any time by clicking on the REGISTER button.

Q. After registration, how do I access the Workshop??

Immediately after you register you can access all of the workshop materials.  Your workshop is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week so you can learn at your own convenience.

Q. How long do I have to access the Workshop materials?

Once you register, you have ONE YEAR to access all materials on our site.  All of the written course materials (pdfs) are available for download so you will have access to them forever.

Q. If I have Photoshop Elements, can I still take this Workshop?

This course was created and optimized for Photoshop Creative Cloud however you can still get a lot of useful information for Photoshop Elements, just remember some of the info will not be applicable for Elements users.

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