Instruction and workshop for Visual artists, especially Filmmakers, Videographers, and others that need the ability to manipulate and process images. No procedures for print work will be taught, but any beginner or casual user of Photoshop will benefit from the class.
The program’s interface will be introduced and explained, including new tools. Traps that catch beginners will be exposed to help keep frustration levels minimized. Learn various techniques used in “selection”, and processing. Remove blemishes from dust, up to, whole objects from images. Create and manipulate text. Understand and begin using filters, including smart filters. Latest version of Photoshop Creative Cloud will be featured, learn the newest tools.
First day of class will be instruction of the program and some hands on learning. Second day of class, bring a project you’d like to learn on, or work along with the samples provided in class.
The class can take you to Advanced Beginner, or maybe even Intermediate level of competency, but you will learn how to move on to higher levels of mastery of the program.
This class is a pre-requisite for the upcoming class on After Effects!
Use our computers or bring your own. Minimum requirements are listed below. The program must be running successfully on your laptop, we can not provide technical support on your machine. The full price option includes use of our high-end Dell / Windows 10 Pro laptops with Adobe Creative Cloud / Photoshop. The lower price option requires you to bring your own computer with the most recent version of Photoshop.
NOTE: If you're using one of our laptops, all data is erased at logoff. You must bring a flash drive to save your work. If you're using your own computer it must meet the following minimum requirements.
System requirements | 2017 release of Photoshop CC:
Intel® Core 2 or AMD Athlon® 64 processor; 2 GHz or faster processor
Microsoft Windows 7 with Service Pack 1, Windows 8.1, or Windows 10
2 GB or more of RAM (8 GB recommended)
2.6 GB or more of available hard-disk space for 32-bit installation; 3.1 GB or more of available hard-disk space for 64-bit installation; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on a volume that uses a case-sensitive file system)
1024 x 768 display (1280x800 recommended) with 16-bit color and 512 MB or more of dedicated VRAM; 2 GB is recommended
OpenGL 2.0-capable system
Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services.
July 8th and 9th, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM each day. Cost: $97, $89 with your own laptop.Click here
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