Introduction to Adobe Photoshop with F. Scott Schafer (Online Learning – 12 Sessions)
August 9, 2021 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
August 11, 2021 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
August 16, 2021 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
August 18, 2021 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
August 23, 2021 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
August 25, 2021 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
August 30, 2021 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
September 1, 2021 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
September 8, 2021 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
September 13, 2021 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
September 15, 2021 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
September 20, 2021 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Online Learning Class via Zoom
Introduction to Adobe Photoshop is a core fundamental class for photographers. Using Adobe Photoshop CC, the course teaches the most important tools, composition and basic image optimization, helping students to understand the process behind simple photo correction. The class will cover:
Photoshop Interface and Tools Overview
b. Color settings
c. Basic tools
d. Panels & layout preferences for work space
Cropping, Resizing, Saving
a. Crop tool
b. Image size dialog
c. Resolution, pixels, file size
d. File formats
Adobe Camera Raw
a. Basic overview
b. Camera Raw workflow
a. Pixel layers – white & black points
b. Adjustment layers
c. History panel
The goal of the course is to develop each student’s ability to work with Adobe Photoshop CC while having fun in the process.
This class will be taught using a Macintosh OSX operating system. Students should arrive to class with the latest version of Adobe Photoshop installed via the Creative Cloud. For the ultimate online experience, dual monitors are suggested (not required) for this class.
Upon completion of this course, students will be given an option to continue learning more advanced features of Adobe Photoshop by taking a follow-up “Part 2” class.
F. Scott Schafer (http://www.fscottschafer.com) is an American Photographer based in Los Angeles. An honoree graduate of Art Center College of Design, his stylized brand of portraiture has captured the essence of prominent personalities and entertainers for the past 25 years. Scott’s award-winning iconic images, which embody a unique style of concept, humor and lighting, have been produced for such clients as Intel, HBO, Showtime, Aflac, Sonos, Yahoo!, Netflix and Pepsi to name a few. He has most recently photographed President Barack Obama, Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, gold medalist Michael Phelps, tennis champion Serena Williams, super bowl MVP Tom Brady and basketball star Lebron James.
A link for the Zoom class meeting will be emailed to the attendees about one week prior to the start date. Please read the instructions included in the email. If you have additional questions please contact Kevin Weinstein or Janis McGavin at email@example.com.
Dates: Mondays and Wednesdays, August 9 – September 20, 6:30-8 pm PST
Enrollment Limit: 15 students
Skill/Experience Level: Students should be comfortable working with the Macintosh OS X operating system.