Adobe Photoshop CC Essentials
This fundamental course covers Adobe Photoshop CC most commonly used tools, menus and panels. You’ll learn all the basics of Photoshop to effectively work with selection and editing tools, layers, and masks to edit, retouch and enhance existing images or create your own composite digital art work. Impress your business organization, friends and family by enhancing their photos and create magazine cover quality enhanced images. Access to Adobe Photoshop software required.
One Month; Andy Helmi, instructor; $225
Unit 1
Getting to know the Interface and Selection Tools
-Interface menus
-Working with the various Selection tools
Unit 2
Working with Layers and Masks
-Layers and layer management
-Non- destructive editing using masks
-How to type and format text
-Using various type formatting and style tools and panels
Unit 3
Image Correction & Enhancement
-Photo correction and enhancement tools
-Crop, dodge and burn
-Recoloring, retouching
-Healing brushes
Unit 4
Using the Drawing Tools
-How to use the Pen tool
-Other drawing tools in Photoshop
-Advanced drawing and selection
-File formats
-How to save files for print or web
Next offering(s):

Adobe Illustrator Essentials
September 3 - 28

Adobe InDesign Essentials
August 5 - 30
November 4 - 29

Adobe Photoshop Essentials
October 7 - November 1

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$545.0000 USD

About Your Instructor

Andy Helmi is a graphic and website designer, technical consultant and an online marketing specialist located in Vancouver, BC, Canada. His education background includes over ten years of academic training in electronic/computer engineering, graphic and web design, music and digital photography.

Andy’s professional experience in digital media started in 1996. He has worked for a few companies and also has been running his own freelance design business ever since. 

Andy also has passion for teaching. He is an Adobe certified instructor and has completed “BC Instructional Skills” certification. He has been developing courses/programs and teaching at several local colleges and universities including Vancouver School Board, Vancouver Community College, Langara College and Kwantlen Polytechnic University.

Course Objectives:
  • To learn about Adobe Photoshop CC interface and work with menus, tools and panels.
  • To learn how to open, crop, transform and edit existing images
  • To learn how to apply advance editing features to enhance photos
  • To learn working with text and formatting tools and panels
  • To multiple images to create a collage
Course Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this workshop students should be able to:
  • Perform basic to intermediate image correction to existing images
  • Enhance images using advance editing tools to create magazine covers
  • Work with the Type tools and panels to type, insert and manage text
  • Work with layers and masks to manage your projects efficiently
  • Create composite images using multiple images
Completion Requirements