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Photoshop 101 for Beginners


Price: $35.00 /per person
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Do you want to learn how to transform pictures or graphics, retouch photos, or artistically combine graphics with text?

Photoshop is one of the most popular photo editing tools out there for web design. In this beginner workshop, you'll learn about essential options, tools, and simple techniques for working with graphics.


• Document basics including dimensions, resolution and color profiles

• The Photoshop interface, from windows and workspaces to all those different tools and menu options (focusing on those used most frequently in a web workflow)

• Organizing files with layers and layer groups

• Basic techniques for working with photos and graphics


Heather is a graphic designer who transitioned into web development. As a frontend developer she finds great satisfaction in bringing design concepts to life via writing beautiful, clean, responsive, and accessible code.

Her background includes 10 years of design experience where she lived in Photoshop on a daily basis creating print, branding, social media, and web graphics for non-profit organizations, small businesses and local government entities.

See Heather’s portfolio of design work ( and read about her journey from designer to developer (


At this time, you will need to provide your own laptop - PC or Mac - to participate in the course. Note: A netbook or tablet is NOT a substitute.

Required Software: Photoshop. With a free Creative Cloud membership, you can download a **7-day trial version** of Photoshop ( - just make sure you've downloaded (and preferably opened) Photoshop prior to the class so you're certain it's fully installed and working on your computer.


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No refunds of class payments are offered if you need to cancel enrollment.

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Our program and curriculum are geared toward adults (age 18 and up); at this time we do not accept minors as students in our courses and workshops.

If we have less than 5 students registered for the class as of five days prior to the class start date, we reserve the right to cancel the class and reschedule for a later date. Any students registered at that time will be refunded their full registration fee.