John E. Wilson
Fort Worth, Texas
johnwilsonstudio@me.com
www.johnwilsonstudio.com

Why You Should Take This Class:

  • This class is a “Stress Free’, hands on workshop. facilitated by a patient instructor
  • Students will learn to use the tools and multiple methods to enhance, correct and polish their images…saving time and money!
  • You will learn “Real World”, everyday techniques used by the best Photoshop users!
  • Assignments from basic to Intermediate…some advanced as well.
  • This class will enable and empower the student to communicate more intelligently with their lab and “In House” retouching staff.

A.B.C.’s of Photoshop

John Wilson
Course Number: 36
Level: Beginning

This course is designed for the person with little or no experience with Photoshop.

You must have general computer skills.

Each student is expected to know computer basics, such as: How to Locate, Open, Save, Save As, Move Files, etc.

This is a “Hands On” Basic Photoshop class.  This is not a basic computer class.

Please consider taking a basic computer course before enrolling in this class.

Upon completion, a thumb drive will be provided for each student which contains all project images from this week long course.

TOPICS FOR THE WEEK
Refreshed for 2020!

• Layers
• Masking
• Selections
• Tools
• Filters
• Brush Controls
• Burning and Dodging
• Transformations
• Overlays
• Adjustment Masks
• Adjustment Layers
• Auto Align
• Auto Blend
• Modifier Keys
• Cropping
• RAW file adjustments
• Creation of custom brushes
• Portrait retouching
• Adding snap to landscape and art images
• Creating instant “Fall” effects to “Summer” images
• Panoramas
• Copy and Restoration
• Color corrections
• Match Color
• Curve and Levels adjustments
• Composite building
• Color Lookup Tables
• Changing backgrounds
• Adding trees, birds and other goodies to your images
• Scratch Disks
• Removing objects
• Vignetting
• Black & White adjustments
• Recovering hidden details
• Removing “Red Eye”
• Retouching eyes
• Changing the Hue and Color of an image
• Opening eyes
• Head swap
• Texture Overlays
• Adding Canvas Size
• File types
• Understanding Resolution
• Sizing for Web, photo labs and 4 color print products
• Vignetting
• Black & White adjustments
• Recovering hidden details
• Removing “Red Eye”
• Retouching eyes
• Changing the Hue and Color of an image
• Opening eyes
• Head swap
• Texture Overlays
• Adding Canvas Size
• File types
• Understanding Resolution
• Sizing for Web, photo labs and 4 color print products