Photoshop® and Graphics Classes in South Florida!


Photoshop® is truly the 800 pound gorilla of the graphics world, with a very deep and broad interface. We start at the beginning, even if you have no Photoshop experience, and walk you through the basics. Many of these elementary photo imaging principles apply both to PhotoshopandPhotoshop Elements,an excellent program for the hobbyist. It is recommended however, that you have a basic understanding of computing and your operating system, either Windows or Mac, first.

The beginnings topics I cover include The Work Area, Tools, Navigating, Using the Bridge (File Browser), Making Selections, (Tools & Methods), Layer Basics, Layer Styles (FX), Resolution, Resizing, File Size, Image Adjustments & Basic Photo Corrections.

After the basics, I can continue on with topics such as Retouching & Repairing Photos, Masks, Channels, Painting, Editing, Paths, Pen Tools, Shapes, Type, Advanced Layer Techniques, Filters, Special Effects, Optimizing, Saving for Web, Printing & Collages.

One of the cornerstones of my classes is my belief that they must be tailored to the needs and goals of the students. Many adults come to these classes with tremendous variation in their experience and skills; it is my primary job to first ascertain what my students need and how best to proceed to attain their goals.

I strive to promote a low pressure and welcoming atmosphere, geared to the needs and goals of adult students. I use discussions, demonstrations, videos, hand outs, and other materials to demystifyPhotoshop and help students to discover its endless creative possibilities for personal expression.

 

 

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Creative Photo Collage:

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Extending the size and range of a photo to fit a different orientation:

 

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Combining the best of two photos:

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FUTURE CLASSES: SUMMER 2020
Until further notice, all in person classes have been converted to Online Classes

Photoshop Fundamentals Course # CWO0245

Tuesdays, 7/7/20- 8/11/20, 6-9 p.m. Online
Course Reference ID# 269272


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Or, if a class is not your preferred method of instruction, I also do private tutoring in Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, InDesign and Illustrator for either personal or business users. To schedule an upcoming class for your group or for general information about classes or private tutoring, call: 561-432-4633 or email sue@suoakesart.com

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Recommended books:

Layers: The Complete Guide to Photoshop's Most Powerful Feature
by Matt Kloskowski

Teach Yourself Visually: Photoshop CC
by Mike Wooldridge & Brianna Stuart

Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

What is Photo Imaging?
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Photo Correction & Enhancement Examples