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Photoshop in a Day
Photoshop in a Day

Course Overview

This beginner Photoshop course is offered at our graphic design school in SoHo.
To view upcoming dates and register, visit the course page.

Photoshop in a Day focuses on some of the basic features of Photoshop so that the student can navigate the environment and use Photoshop tools to work with photographic images. In addition, the orientation to Adobe Bridge and organization of files in Bridge is covered. Although Photoshop is used by a variety of professionals, from photographers to designers to videographers, Photoshop Part 1 will focus mainly on the photography component. The illustration and animation techniques are covered in subsequent levels of Photoshop.

Beginner Adobe Photoshop Course Outline

What You'll Learn in this Class:

  • Identify the basic components of the Photoshop workspace and Adobe Bridge.
  • Define image size, resolution, and color modes.
  • Work with selection tool and layers.
  • Make image enhancements and adjustments.
  • Open and modify an image in Camera Raw.
  • Prepare images for print and web.


Students should have a basic understanding of Windows, including how to use files and folders.

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Beginner Adobe Photoshop Training Outline

Getting Started

• Zooming
• Scrolling
• Getting Around
• Tools
• Copy & Paste

Photo Retouching

• Selections
• Healing Brush
• Clone Stamp
• Red-Eye Tool

Replacing Backgrounds

• Magic Wand
• Image Compositing

Annual Report Cover

• Selecting
• Feathering
• Layers
• Using Type

Selecting with Quick Masks

• Quick Masks
• Magic Wand

Color Correction Using Color Balance

• Color Correction with Adjustment Layers
• Levels
• Refining a mask
• Setting White, Black, and Gray Points

Preparing Digital Photos for Print

• Image Size
• Resampling
• Saving as PSD
• Saving as TIFF
• Document Size
• Preparing for Print

Saving Photos for the Web as JPEG

• Saving for the Web
• Save as JPEG
• Image Size
• Resampling