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Regularly scheduled Photoshop classes in Boston, New York City, Philadelphia, online, and private Photoshop training on-site nationwide.

  • Benefit from proven methods: we have delivered exceptional Photoshop training to thousands since 1994.
  • Learn from highly qualified Photoshop trainers who have written best-selling Photoshop books and official Photoshop training curriculum.
  • Our Photoshop classes help you quickly understand tools and features, enabling you to work efficiently and creatively.
  • Learn Photoshop from a live instructor in the same classroom with you. If you can't make it to our classroom, we also offer live online courses.

 

Photoshop Classes Offered

Attend introductory to advanced Photoshop Classes in our training centers, online, or at your office.

Need help choosing the right Photoshop Classes? Call us at
781-376-6044 or 800-851-9237.

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Training delivery options

We have Photoshop Classes for every schedule and budget.

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We offer regularly scheduled Photoshop Classes at these locations.

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Photoshop Training Class - Introduction

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Photoshop Training Class - Introduction

This Photoshop course helps you to be more productive and to create higher quality images more efficiently. You receive an introduction to editing, retouching, and enhancing images. Learn essential skills including how to make selective changes, color correct, and retouch your images.

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Photoshop Training Class - Intermediate

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Photoshop Training Class - Intermediate

This intermediate Photoshop training class covers the intermediate use of tools, filters, and layers, that allow you to take advantage of creative effects. You also discover how to use automation features, such as actions and buttons, as well as smart objects.

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Photoshop Training Class - Advanced

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Photoshop Training Class - Advanced

This advanced Photoshop class is for users who have already accomplished basic masking and retouching tasks in Photoshop. In this course attendees learn how to create complex composites, work at an advanced level with color correction, and build incredible masks.

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Photoshop Retouching Class

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Photoshop Retouching Class

This Photoshop retouching course helps you to create realistic, high quality images more efficiently. Discover ways to improve your selections, edit more accurately, and enhance images while keeping them looking natural.

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Photoshop Lightroom Training Class

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Photoshop Lightroom Training Class

This one-day hands-on course provides you with the skills you need to effectively use Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. Discover how to manage, edit, and share the large number of digital images using Lightroom.

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Photoshop Training Class - Web Graphics

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Photoshop Training Class - Web Graphics

In this Photoshop training class for web graphics you'll discover how to quickly and easily create images for the Web, HTML email, and mobile use. This class covers file formats, image optimization, and creating effective web graphics with impact.

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Photoshop Layers Training Class

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Photoshop Layers Training Class

Photoshop Layers are a key building block for creativity and productivity. In this Photoshop training course you focus on layers to expand your creative horizons using powerful layers techniques. Learn to effectively and creatively use Photoshop Layers to achieved desired effects and work more efficiently.

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Photoshop Te​xt Effects Training Class

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Photoshop Te​xt Effects Training Class

Discover how to create exciting text effects in Photoshop with this half-day Photoshop course. Learn how to utilize effects and text controls to make great looking text using Photoshop.

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Photoshop Masking and Selection Techniques Training Class

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Photoshop Masking and Selection Techniques Training Class

This course covers creating effective selections and masks is an essential Photoshop skill. Without training you may be spending hours on work that can be done in minutes. In this Photoshop Masking and Selection Techniques course, you'll discover effective techniques that make quick-work of masking, allowing you to retouch, composite, and adjust the most intricate items in your images.

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Photoshop New Features Training Class

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Photoshop New Features Training Class

Discover the new features in Photoshop CC, and learn to work more efficiently and benefit from the latest capabilities. You'll discover methods to improve your productivity and enhance your creativity.

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Photoshop Training Class - Introduction

Introduction to Photoshop Training Class: Length 2 Days

This two-day introductory Photoshop class is recommended for all levels of Photoshop users and is the entry level of all our Photoshop classes. In this Photoshop course you will learn how to properly use Photoshop's tools, discover how to retouch and color correct photographic images, as well as receive an introduction to professional imaging workflows. Advanced Photoshop users with no formal training will also benefit from this class as tips, tricks, keyboard shortcuts and essential foundation skills are covered throughout this class.

This course has been updated for the most current version of Photoshop, but training for previous versions of Adobe Photoshop is also available. This class is available as a regularly scheduled course at AGI’s classroom locations, or as a private or custom Photoshop course at your location or online.

This introductory Photoshop class includes a copy of the Photoshop Digital Classroom book, written by our team of expert instructors.

For more information, call 781-376-6044 to speak with a training consultant, or use our Photoshop training contact form

Photoshop Training Class - Introduction Course Dates

All classes start at 9:30 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time.

Event Name Course Dates Location Fee Register
Photoshop Training Class - Introduction Wed, Oct 1 2014 to Thu, Oct 2 2014 AGI Training Boston $595.00
Photoshop Training Class - Introduction Mon, Oct 6 2014 to Tue, Oct 7 2014 AGI Training New York City $595.00
Photoshop Training Class - Introduction Mon, Oct 6 2014 to Tue, Oct 7 2014 AGI Training Philadelphia $595.00
Photoshop Training Class - Introduction Mon, Oct 6 2014 to Tue, Oct 7 2014 Online Training $595.00
Photoshop Training Class - Introduction Wed, Oct 29 2014 to Thu, Oct 30 2014 AGI Training Boston $595.00
Photoshop Training Class - Introduction Mon, Nov 3 2014 to Tue, Nov 4 2014 Online Training $595.00
Photoshop Training Class - Introduction Mon, Nov 3 2014 to Tue, Nov 4 2014 AGI Training Philadelphia $595.00
Photoshop Training Class - Introduction Mon, Nov 3 2014 to Tue, Nov 4 2014 AGI Training New York City $595.00
Photoshop Training Class - Introduction Mon, Dec 1 2014 to Tue, Dec 2 2014 AGI Training Boston $595.00
Photoshop Training Class - Introduction Wed, Dec 10 2014 to Thu, Dec 11 2014 AGI Training Philadelphia $595.00
Photoshop Training Class - Introduction Wed, Dec 10 2014 to Thu, Dec 11 2014 AGI Training New York City $595.00
Photoshop Training Class - Introduction Wed, Dec 10 2014 to Thu, Dec 11 2014 Online Training $595.00

Introduction to  Photoshop Training Class: Course Topics

Module 1: Getting to Know the Photoshop Workspace

  • Opening an existing file in Mini Bridge
  • Discovering the Tools panel
  • Accessing tools and their options
  • Using panels
  • Hidden tools
  • Navigating the image area
  • Using the Zoom tool
  • Using the Hand tool
  • Working with tabbed windows
  • Maximizing productivity with screen modes

Module 2: Taking Advantage of Adobe Bridge

  • Introducing Adobe Bridge
  • Navigating through the Bridge
  • Using folders in Adobe Bridge
  • Making a Favorite
  • Creating and locating metadata
  • Using the Filter panel
  • Saving a Collection
  • Automation tools in Adobe Bridge
  • Additional Photoshop tools
  • Changing the view

Module 3: Photoshop Basics

  • Opening an existing document
  • Understanding document settings
  • Viewing an image’s size and resolution
  • Combining images by copying and/or dragging
  • Transforming and editing combined images
  • Removing a background
  • Understanding the stacking order of layers
  • Refining edges of copied images
  • Choosing a file format
  • Saving for print and web use

Module 4: Making the Best Selections in Photoshop

  • Understanding the importance of selections
  • Using the Marquee tools
  • Working with the Magic Wand tool
  • Selecting with the Lasso tool
  • Adding to and subtracting from selections
  • Saving selections
  • Using the Quick Selection tool
  • Fine-tuning selections with Refine Edge
  • Using Quick Mask
  • Selecting with the Pen tool

Module 5: Painting and Retouching

  • Setting up your color settings
  • Comparing RGB and CMYK modes
  • Using the Color panel
  • Changing Brush settings
  • Applying color to an image
  • Changing blending modes
  • Retouching images
  • Moving through the History panel
  • Using the Clone Stamp and Healing tools
  • Working with Camera Raw

Module 6: Creating a Good Image with Photoshop

  • Choosing your color settings
  • Working in RGB
  • Reading a histogram
  • Adding video
  • Making a Curve adjustment
  • Defining the highlight and shadow
  • Adjusting the midtones
  • Setting the neutral
  • Sharpening your image
  • Taking care of red eye

Module 7: An Introduction to Photoshop Layers

  • Discovering layers
  • Getting a handle on layers
  • Creating a new blank file
  • Naming your layer
  • Selecting layers
  • Moving layers
  • Changing the visibility of a layer
  • Locking a layer
  • Using masks in a layer
  • Preserving transparency

Module 8: Exploring Photoshop

  • Experimenting with new vector capabilities
  • Filling a vector shape with a pattern
  • Adding a mask to a vector layer
  • Using the new brush tips
  • Saving a new Brush
  • Adding strokes to vector images
  • Cloning a vector image
  • Adding text layers from another document
  • Updating text styles
  • Cropping an image

Prerequisites for the Introduction to Photoshop Course

We recommend that you have the Adobe Photoshop application before starting the class. You can purchase the software or obtain a trial version from the Adobe website.

Course Materials for the Introduction to Photoshop Class

You will receive a copy of the full-color Photoshop Digital Classroom book and DVD created by the Adobe Certified Instructors at AGI. AGI instructors have created many of the official Photoshop training guides and books for Adobe Systems. This best-selling book is widely used around the world to teach Photoshop, and you learn directly from the authors when you take a class at American Graphics Institute.

This course is also included in the series of Photoshop certification training courses we offer. 

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Photoshop Training Class - Intermediate

Intermediate Photoshop Training Class Length: 2 days

In this intermediate Photoshop class, is the mid-level of our Photoshop classes, and builds on the information covered in the introductory course to produce complex selections and paths. Discover creative uses for Photoshop filters, and learn how to take advantage of adjustment layers. Adobe Photoshop automation features are covered, as well as speeding up production tasks with automation and buttons. This class requires knowledge of all topics covered in the introduction to Photoshop class.

This Photoshop class has been updated for the most current version of Photoshop, but training for previous versions is also available. It is available as a regularly scheduled course at AGI’s classroom locations as a private or custom class at your location, or as an online class.

This intermediate Photoshop class includes a copy of the Photoshop Digital Classroom book, written by our team of expert instructors.

For more information, call 781-376-6044 to speak with a training consultant, or use our Photoshop training contact form. 

Photoshop Training Class - Intermediate Course Dates

All classes start at 9:30 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time.

Event Name Course Dates Location Fee Register
Photoshop Training Class - Intermediate Thu, Sep 4 2014 to Fri, Sep 5 2014 AGI Training Philadelphia $695.00
Photoshop Training Class - Intermediate Thu, Sep 11 2014 to Fri, Sep 12 2014 AGI Training Boston $695.00
Photoshop Training Class - Intermediate Mon, Oct 6 2014 to Tue, Oct 7 2014 AGI Training Boston $695.00
Photoshop Training Class - Intermediate Wed, Oct 8 2014 to Thu, Oct 9 2014 AGI Training New York City $695.00
Photoshop Training Class - Intermediate Wed, Oct 8 2014 to Thu, Oct 9 2014 Online Training $695.00
Photoshop Training Class - Intermediate Wed, Oct 8 2014 to Thu, Oct 9 2014 AGI Training Philadelphia $695.00
Photoshop Training Class - Intermediate Wed, Nov 5 2014 to Thu, Nov 6 2014 AGI Training Philadelphia $695.00
Photoshop Training Class - Intermediate Wed, Nov 5 2014 to Thu, Nov 6 2014 AGI Training Boston $695.00
Photoshop Training Class - Intermediate Wed, Nov 5 2014 to Thu, Nov 6 2014 Online Training $695.00
Photoshop Training Class - Intermediate Wed, Nov 5 2014 to Thu, Nov 6 2014 AGI Training New York City $695.00
Photoshop Training Class - Intermediate Wed, Dec 3 2014 to Thu, Dec 4 2014 AGI Training Boston $695.00
Photoshop Training Class - Intermediate Wed, Dec 17 2014 to Thu, Dec 18 2014 AGI Training New York City $695.00
Photoshop Training Class - Intermediate Wed, Dec 17 2014 to Thu, Dec 18 2014 AGI Training Philadelphia $695.00
Photoshop Training Class - Intermediate Wed, Dec 17 2014 to Thu, Dec 18 2014 Online Training $695.00

Intermediate Photoshop Training Class: Course Topics

Module 1: Getting To Know Photoshop Layers

  • Creating a composition
  • Moving images in from other documents
  • Creating and editing a layer mask
  • Cloning layers
  • Aligning and distributing layers
  • Applying filters to layers
  • Creating a type layer
  • Applying a layer style
  • Creating a clipping mask
  • Trying out the new Filter for Layers panel

Module 2: Taking Layers to the Max

  • Using adjustment layers
  • Refining adjustment layer masks
  • Adjusting a Hue/Saturation layer
  • Adding a pattern fill layer
  • Using the Black & White adjustment layer
  • Adding a tint
  • Applying a gradient to an adjustment layer
  • Adding and editing layer styles
  • Saving a style
  • Accessing a style

Module 3: Getting Smart in Photoshop

  • Creating a composition using Smart Objects
  • Opening an image as a Smart Object
  • Converting a layer to a Smart Object
  • Placing a Smart Object
  • Editing a Smart Object
  • Editing the contents of a Smart Object
  • Modifying multiple Smart Object layers
  • Replacing the contents of a Smart Object layer
  • Working with Smart Filters
  • Modifying a Smart Filter

Module 4: Using Photoshop Filters

  • Understanding filter basics
  • Starting to use filters
  • Fading your filter
  • Using the Filter Gallery
  • Applying a Smart Filter
  • Enabling and disabling effects
  • Using a filter effects mask
  • Using the Vanishing Point filter
  • Building your own perspective planes
  • Building an attached plane

Module 5: Creating Images for Web and Video

  • Creating a web page
  • Adding text
  • Applying style to the text
  • Adding text for hyperlinks
  • Creating, selecting and combining slices
  • Using Save for Web
  • Optimizing image slices
  • Saving files for video
  • Creating animation
  • Saving an animated GIF

Module 6: Introducing 3D in Photoshop

  • Creating a 3D object
  • Locating GPU/Open GL preferences
  • Getting an image ready for 3D
  • Wrapping and positioning a 3D object
  • Adjusting materials and lighting
  • Working with light sources
  • Animating a 3D object
  • Creating 3D text
  • Rendering and rasterizing 3D images
  • Exporting a 3D image

Module 7: Photoshop New Features

  • Mercury Graphics Engine
  • New look and feel
  • New brush tips
  • Content-aware tools
  • Content-Aware Move tool
  • Strokes and fills
  • Layers panel improvements
  • More options for creating patterns
  • New and improved 3D features
  • Open GL requirements

 

Intermediate Photoshop Training Class: Prerequisites

We recommend that you have the Adobe Photoshop application before starting the class. You can purchase it or obtain a trial version from the Adobe website.

Course Materials for the Introduction to Photoshop Class

 

You will receive a copy of the full-color Photoshop Digital Classroom book and DVD created by the Adobe Certified Instructors at AGI. AGI instructors have created many of the official Photoshop training guides and books for Adobe Systems. This best-selling book is widely used around the world to teach Photoshop, and you learn directly from the authors when you take a class at American Graphics Institute.

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Photoshop Training Class - Advanced

Advanced Photoshop Training Class Length: 2 days

This is the highest level of our Photoshop classes, and is for those who want to become Photoshop power users. In this class, you will learn how to create complex composites with text and layer effects. Seamless integration of effects and colors for realistic images is covered, along with many advanced tips that are helpful for even the most experienced users.

This Photoshop course has been updated for Photoshop CC, but training for previous versions of Photoshop is also available. This course is available as a regularly scheduled class at AGI’s classroom location or as a private or custom class at your location.

This Adobe Photoshop training class is delivered by the instructors who wrote the Adobe Photoshop Digital Classroom and the Advance Photoshop Digital Classroom so you learn from experts and instructors when you take an Adobe Photoshop class with AGI.

For more information, call 781-376-6044 to speak with a training consultant, or use our Photoshop training contact form

Photoshop Training Class - Advanced Course Dates

All classes start at 9:30 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time.

Event Name Course Dates Location Fee Register
Photoshop Training Class - Advanced Wed, Sep 3 2014 to Thu, Sep 4 2014 AGI Training New York City $995.00
Photoshop Training Class - Advanced Thu, Sep 4 2014 to Fri, Sep 5 2014 AGI Training Boston $995.00
Photoshop Training Class - Advanced Wed, Sep 10 2014 to Thu, Sep 11 2014 AGI Training Philadelphia $995.00
Photoshop Training Class - Advanced Wed, Oct 8 2014 to Thu, Oct 9 2014 AGI Training Boston $995.00
Photoshop Training Class - Advanced Mon, Oct 13 2014 to Tue, Oct 14 2014 AGI Training Philadelphia $995.00
Photoshop Training Class - Advanced Mon, Oct 13 2014 to Tue, Oct 14 2014 Online Training $995.00
Photoshop Training Class - Advanced Mon, Oct 13 2014 to Tue, Oct 14 2014 AGI Training New York City $995.00
Photoshop Training Class - Advanced Thu, Nov 13 2014 to Fri, Nov 14 2014 AGI Training New York City $995.00
Photoshop Training Class - Advanced Thu, Nov 13 2014 to Fri, Nov 14 2014 AGI Training Boston $995.00
Photoshop Training Class - Advanced Thu, Nov 13 2014 to Fri, Nov 14 2014 AGI Training Philadelphia $995.00
Photoshop Training Class - Advanced Thu, Nov 13 2014 to Fri, Nov 14 2014 Online Training $995.00

Advanced Photoshop Training Class: Course Topics

Module 1: Using Advanced Navigational Features in Photoshop

  • Speeding up your navigation process
  • Navigational tips
  • Dynamic zooming and panning
  • Creating your own keyboard shortcuts
  • Customizing your menu items
  • Maximizing rulers, guides, and grids
  • Customizing your panels
  • Customizing workspaces

Module 2: Taking Advantage of Photoshop's companion: Adobe Bridge

  • Maximizing Adobe Bridge Workspaces
  • Creating and locating metadata
  • Creating a Metadata Template
  • Searching and filtering your content
  • Using Adobe Bridge for automation
  • Batch renaming your files

Module 3: Advanced Photoshop Selection Techniques

  • Building selection and transforming your selection
  • Saving your selection as channels
  • Refining your selection
  • Going beyond the Magic Wand
  • Quick Mask

Module 4: The Pen Tool in Photoshop: Beyond the Primer

  • Precision creation of Pen paths
  • Loading your path as a selection
  • Creating a vector mask
  • Using a Pen path to create a Smart filter selection
  • Stroking a Pen path
  • Defining a custom brush preset
  • Applying your custom brush to the path
  • Saving the image for other applications

Module 5: Color Correcting like a Pro

  • Understanding color
  • Using the Histogram panel
  • Choosing your color settings
  • Importance of RGB vs. CMYK color modes
  • Understanding Gamuts
  • Defining highlight and shadow
  • Adjusting the midtones
  • Balancing the neutrals in an image
  • Adding additional curve corrections
  • Adding more variation to your curve adjustment
  • Sharpening the image
  • Painting your filter on your image
  • Adjusting the Blending of the filter

Module 6: Painting and Retouching in Photoshop

  • Content Painting tools
  • Retouching an image
  • Using an adjustment layer
  • Adding a vector mask
  • Organizing your Layers panel
  • Using the Clone Stamp tool

Module 7: Creating Photoshop Compositions

  • Applying Smart Filters
  • The Adaptive Wide Angle filter
  • Cloning buildings and other image areas
  • Using a color look-up table

Module 8: Creating Special Effects in Photoshop

  • The power of Smart Filters
  • Using Camera Raw as a Smart Filter
  • Adding Layer Style effects
  • Adding interesting lighting effects
  • Adding sunlight effects
  • Creating a Depth of Field effect
  • Adding text effects
  • Adding Swash Characters

Module 9: Advanced Use of Photoshop's Vector Tools

  • Taking advantage of vector objects
  • Adding a mask
  • Adding vector text
  • Converting your text to a path
  • Adding a stroke to the text
  • Adding a drop shadow
  • Using a custom shape
  • Pasting vector objects from Illustrator
  • Saving your file for use outside of Photoshop

Module 10: Creating Images for the Web and Application Design

  • Optimizing graphics for on-screen presentation
  • Adjusting the image size
  • Applying the Unsharp Mask filter to an image
  • Choosing the best file format for your image
  • Previewing your image
  • Creating a transparency effect in a JPEG image
  • Saving your settings
  • Using the color table
  • Creating animations
  • Optimizing in the PNG format
  • Slicing an image
  • Changing the attributes of the slices
  • Saving slices out of Photoshop

Module 11: Zipping it up with Photoshop's Automation Tools

  • Creating your own action
  • Adding an Image Size and a Save action
  • Playing your action
  • Editing your script to change settings
  • Creating a Droplet
  • Using the Panorama feature in Photoshop
  • Creating your own keyboard shortcuts
  • Using actions in Button mode

Module 12: Using Photoshop for 3D

  • Creating 3D objects
  • Creating primitives
  • Extruding paths
  • Extruding 3D text
  • Viewing and transforming 3D objects
  • Working with 3D camera tools
  • Using the 3D object tools
  • Object appearances
  • Lighting
  • Materials
  • Changing the properties of the extruded text
  • Rendering
  • Adding texture to a 3D object
  • Painting a 3D object
  • Using Photoshop 3D in production workflows
  • Working with custom meshes
  • Downloading external 3D content

Prerequisites for this Advanced Photoshop Class: 

We recommend that you have the Adobe Photoshop application before starting the class. You can purchase the software or obtain a trial version from the Adobe website.

Advanced Photoshop Course Materials

You will receive a comprehensive book developed by the Adobe Certified Instructors at AGI. AGI instructors have created many of the official Photoshop training guides and books for Adobe Systems, and are the authors of many Photoshop training books, including Advanced Photoshop Digital Classroom.

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Questions about Photoshop Classes? Interested in private or customized Photoshop Classes? Call to speak with a training consultant: 781-376-6044.

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Photoshop Retouching Class

Photoshop Retouching Class Length: 1 Day

This one-day Photoshop retouching class is recommended for all Photoshop users that need to retouch and refine images. This is one of our specialized Photoshop classes and was developed to address the retouching needs of our high-end fashion, jewelry, and editorial clients. In this Photoshop retouching course you will learn advanced masking techniques, how to accurately adjust skin tones, discretely retouch images without damaging them, build composites from multiple images, and apply special effects.

This course has been updated for the most current version of Photoshop, and is available as a regularly scheduled course at AGI’s classroom locations, or as a private or custom Photoshop course at your location or online.

This Photoshop class includes a copy of the Advanced Photoshop Digital Classroom book, written by our team of expert instructors.

For more information about this retouching course, call 781-376-6044 to speak with a training consultant, or use our Photoshop training contact form

Photoshop Retouching Class Course Dates

All classes start at 9:30 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time.

Event Name Course Dates Location Fee Register
Photoshop Retouching Class Wed, Sep 24 2014 AGI Training Philadelphia $395.00
Photoshop Retouching Class Wed, Sep 24 2014 Online Training $395.00
Photoshop Retouching Class Wed, Oct 1 2014 AGI Training New York City $395.00
Photoshop Retouching Class Fri, Oct 10 2014 AGI Training Boston $395.00
Photoshop Retouching Class Wed, Nov 5 2014 Online Training $395.00
Photoshop Retouching Class Wed, Nov 5 2014 AGI Training Philadelphia $395.00
Photoshop Retouching Class Fri, Nov 21 2014 AGI Training Boston $395.00
Photoshop Retouching Class Fri, Nov 21 2014 AGI Training New York City $395.00

Photoshop Retouching Training Class: Course Topics

Module 1: Creating great selections using Photoshop

  • Building Selections
  • Creating masks with selections
  • Refining selections
  • Sharing masked selections with InDesign and Illustrator

Module 2: Correcting Color in Photoshop

  • Understanding color
  • Eliminating color casts and adjusting light
  • Maximizing image details
  • Effectively using adjustment layers
  • Working with Camera Raw images

Module 3: Photoshop Retouching and Painting

  • Working with Photoshop brushes
  • Adjusting brush settings
  • Applying color to an image
  • Changing blending modes
  • Using the Clone Stamp tool
  • Using the content-aware scaling and retouching tools
  • Maximizing use for the healing tools for wrinkles, acne and other blemishes
  • How to discreetly morph shapes
  • Using vector and pixel adjustment layers to quickly change color
  • Matching colors

Module 4: Creating Photoshop Compositions

  • Working effectively with Photoshop Layer basics
  • Layer masks
  • Grouping and masking layers
  • Being smart about Smart Objects

Module 5: Creating Photoshop Special Effects

  • Adding Layer Style effects
  • Using lighting effects
  • Creating a Depth of Field effect

Prerequisites for the Photoshop Retouching Course

We recommend that you have the Adobe Photoshop application before starting the class. You can purchase the software or obtain a trial version from the Adobe website. Participants should understand all basic Photoshop functions covered in our introductory Photoshop course.

Course Materials for the Photoshop Retouching Class

You will receive a copy of the full-color Advanced Photoshop Digital Classroom book and DVD created by the Adobe Certified Experts at AGI. AGI instructors have created many official Photoshop training books for Adobe Systems. This best-selling book is widely used around the world to teach advanced Photoshop skills, and you learn directly from the authors when you take a retouching class at American Graphics Institute.

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Questions about Photoshop Classes? Interested in private or customized Photoshop Classes? Call to speak with a training consultant: 781-376-6044.

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Photoshop Lightroom Training Class

This course is for photographers and graphic professionals who use Lightroom or require an understanding of image editing tools available in Photoshop Lightroom. Experienced Lightroom users who have never received formal training or are upgrading from previous versions will benefit from tips, tricks, and techniques covered in this course.

Questions about this class? Interested in a private or customized training? Call to speak with a training consultant: 781-376-6044.

Photoshop Lightroom Training Class Course Dates

All classes start at 9:30 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time.

Event Name Course Dates Location Fee Register
Photoshop Lightroom Training Class Wed, Sep 17 2014 AGI Training Boston $495.00
Photoshop Lightroom Training Class Thu, Sep 18 2014 Online Training $495.00
Photoshop Lightroom Training Class Tue, Nov 4 2014 AGI Training Boston $495.00
Photoshop Lightroom Training Class Wed, Nov 5 2014 Online Training $495.00
Photoshop Lightroom Training Class Tue, Dec 9 2014 AGI Training Boston $495.00
Photoshop Lightroom Training Class Wed, Dec 10 2014 Online Training $495.00

This Photoshop Lightroom class covers:

  • Importing images from digital cameras
  • Managing Photos using Lightroom
  • Using Quick Collection to group images
  • Using keywords and metadata to organize images
  • Locating photos through search and filters
  • Creating Slideshows using Photoshop Lightroom
  • Publishing Images Online
  • Printing Photos from Lightroom

We recommend that you have the Photoshop Lightroom application before starting this class. This class uses the most current version of Photoshop Lightroom (version 5), but it is applicable to earlier versions of Lightroom as well.

You will receive a comprehensive course manual for this class selected by the Adobe Certified Instructors at AGI. AGI instructors have created many of the official training guides and books for Adobe Systems.

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Photoshop Training Class - Web Graphics

Photoshop for Web Graphics Class Length: 1 day

This class is for designers who want to create impactful graphics for use online. This course is more specialized than our other Photoshop classes, and in one-day class you will discover the steps to creating web graphics using Adobe Photoshop. Learn about file formats, color tables, animations and the creation of interesting special effects such as rollovers and tweening. Instructed by an Adobe Certified Expert and Adobe Certified Instructor for Photoshop. This training class includes coverage of new features added in Photoshop CC, but is also appropriate for versions CS6 and CS5.

This Web Graphics training class is available as a regularly scheduled class at AGI’s classroom location, as a private or custom Web Graphics class at your location, or as an online class.

This Web Graphics training class is delivered by the instructors who write the Digital Classroom series of books, so you learn from Photoshop experts and instructors when you take a training class with AGI.

Photoshop Training Class - Web Graphics Course Dates

All classes start at 9:30 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time.

Event Name Course Dates Location Fee Register
Photoshop Training Class - Web Graphics Tue, Sep 30 2014 AGI Training Boston $395.00
Photoshop Training Class - Web Graphics Tue, Sep 30 2014 Online Training $395.00
Photoshop Training Class - Web Graphics Tue, Sep 30 2014 AGI Training New York City $395.00
Photoshop Training Class - Web Graphics Tue, Sep 30 2014 AGI Training Philadelphia $395.00
Photoshop Training Class - Web Graphics Wed, Oct 29 2014 AGI Training Philadelphia $395.00
Photoshop Training Class - Web Graphics Wed, Oct 29 2014 AGI Training New York City $395.00
Photoshop Training Class - Web Graphics Wed, Oct 29 2014 Online Training $395.00
Photoshop Training Class - Web Graphics Thu, Oct 30 2014 AGI Training Boston $395.00
Photoshop Training Class - Web Graphics Fri, Dec 5 2014 Online Training $395.00
Photoshop Training Class - Web Graphics Fri, Dec 5 2014 AGI Training Boston $395.00
Photoshop Training Class - Web Graphics Fri, Dec 5 2014 AGI Training New York City $395.00
Photoshop Training Class - Web Graphics Fri, Dec 5 2014 AGI Training Philadelphia $395.00

Adobe Photoshop Training Class for Web Graphics: Course Topics

Module 1: Basics of Web Page Design

  • Designing web pages with Photoshop
  • Important tips for naming files
  • Image size

Module 2: Image File Size

  • Photoshop resize wizard
  • Manually resize
  • Fit image
  • Building a resize action

Module 3: Web File Formats

  • Overview of file formats: JPG, GIF, PNG

Module 4: The JPEG format

  • Saving a JPG
  • Using the matting feature for JPEG

Module 5: The GIF format

  • General information about GIFs
  • Exporting a GIF
  • Lossy
  • Color reduction algorithm
  • Dithering
  • Matting
  • Transparency
  • Interlaced
  • Web Snap
  • Modifying the color table
  • Locking colors in the color table
  • Saving Custom color tables

Module 6: The PNG Format

  • PNG-8 vs PNG-24
  • Transparency

Module 7: Photoshop production tips

  • Zooming
  • Guides & grids
  • Taking advantage of the Info panel
  • Using the transform features

Module 8: Color on the web

  • Hexadecimal system
  • Color picker for HTML
  • Converting Pantone colors for web use
  • Using Color panel for Hexadecimal colors
  • Using Color Picker
  • Using and creating custom swatches
  • Locking colors in the color table

Module 9: Using type on the web

  • Overview of text on the web
  • Anti-aliasing
  • Layer styles for type
  • Saving styles
  • Converting text to vector

Module 10: Selection tools

  • Marquee tool
  • Selection tips and tricks
  • Feathering
  • Lasso
  • Polygon Lasso tool
  • Magic Wand
  • Magic Eraser
  • Using the Refine Edge feature

Module 11: Taking advantage of layers

  • Aligning and distributing layers
  • Moving layers to other documents
  • Layer sets
  • Using Adjustment layers to change color
  • Building a background
  • Creating a pattern

Module 12: Layer masks

  • Creating masks
  • Painting and editing masks

Module 13: Actions

  • Saving tasks
  • Building a droplet
  • Saving optimization settings
  • Creating droplets from settings

Module 14: Filters that improve your web imagery

  • Using Smart filters
  • Unsharp mask

Module 15: Slicing in Adobe Photoshop

  • Using the Slice panel
  • Creating slices with guides
  • Creating slices with the Slice tool
  • Managing slices
  • Saving slice selections
  • Alt tags
  • Updating XHTML files
  • Exporting slices as CSS
  • Export options for CSS
  • Customizing code generated from Photoshop

Module 16: Creating special effects

  • Layer styles
  • Using layer styles
  • Creating and saving custom layer styles

Module 17: Creating animations

  • Frame-based animation
  • Timeline-based animation
  • Using layers in animations
  • Importing images as frames
  • Optimizing an animation
  • Animation frame shortcuts
  • Timeline-based animation

Module 18: Creating imagemaps

  • Tool-based imagemap
  • Layer-based imagemap

 

Adobe Photoshop Training Class for Web Graphics: Prerequisites

We recommend that you have the Adobe Photoshop software before starting the class. You can purchase the software or obtain a trial version of it from the Adobe website.

Adobe Photoshop Training Class for Web Graphics: Course Materials

You will receive a comprehensive course manual for this class developed by the Adobe Certified Instructors at AGI. AGI instructors that have created many of the official Photoshop training guides and books for Adobe Systems.

AVAILABLE DELIVERY METHODS FOR THIS CLASS

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CLASSROOM LIVE ONLINE PRIVATE MY LOCATION ON-DEMAND

 

Questions about Photoshop Classes? Interested in private or customized Photoshop Classes? Call to speak with a training consultant: 781-376-6044.

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Photoshop Layers Training Class

Photoshop Layers Training Class Information

If you can’t get enough of Photoshop’s layers capabilities, this three-hour Photoshop training course is for you. This is one of a series of Photoshop classes covering specialized topics, and you’ll discover how to take advantage of many possibilities to enhance image quality and expand creative horizons. This session explores working with adjustment layers, layer effects, and clipping groups. You’ll also learn how to make color changes with adjustment layers, how to use the black and white adjustment layer, how to combine layer effects, and how to understand layer fill and opacity settings.

This is a half-day Photoshop course. It runs from 1:30pm to approximately 4:30pm Eastern time. Note that this is a different start time than most other courses.

Questions about this Photoshop class? Interested in a private or customized training? Call to speak with a training consultant: 781-376-6044.

 

Please call 800-851-9237 to schedule this training course.

Contact AGI to request course dates.

Photoshop Layers Training Course: Topics Covered

  • Layer fundamentals
  • Keyboard shortcuts that speed production
  • Grouping layers
  • Masking Layers
  • Duplicating and Moving layers
  • Using Adjustment Layers
  • Using Clipping groups
  • Taking advantage of Smart layers

You should have basic computer knowledge for this class, and be familiar with Photoshop' workspace, and have working knowledge of all the topics covered in our introductory Photoshop class before starting this course. We recommend that you have the Photoshop application installed before starting this class.

You will receive a comprehensive course manual for this class developed by the Adobe Certified Instructors at AGI. AGI instructors have created many of the official training guides and books for Adobe Systems.

AVAILABLE DELIVERY METHODS FOR THIS CLASS

Classroom Training Icon Live Online Icon Private Training Icon My Location Icon On-Demand Training Icon
CLASSROOM LIVE ONLINE PRIVATE MY LOCATION ON-DEMAND

 

Questions about Photoshop Classes? Interested in private or customized Photoshop Classes? Call to speak with a training consultant: 781-376-6044.

Add to Wish List for this class see dates for this class contact us about this class

Photoshop Te​xt Effects Training Class

This is one of a series of half-day, specialized topic Photoshop classes and covers how to create fantastic effects for your text using Photoshop and Illustrator. Whether you create advertisements, publications, banners, posters, or web graphics – this session will show you how to make your text stand-out and get noticed.

This is a half-day Photoshop course. It runs from 1 pm to approximately 4:30 pm Eastern time. Note that this is a different start time than most other courses.

Questions about this class? Interested in a private or customized training? Call to speak with a training consultant: 781-376-6044.

 

Please call 800-851-9237 to schedule this training course.

Contact AGI to request course dates.

We recommend that you have the Photoshop application installed before starting this class.

You will receive a comprehensive course manual for this class developed by the Adobe Certified Instructors at AGI. AGI instructors have created many of the official training guides and books for Adobe Systems, and are the authors of the Photoshop Digital Classroom along with the Adobe Creative Suite for Dummies books.

AVAILABLE DELIVERY METHODS FOR THIS CLASS

Classroom Training Icon Live Online Icon Private Training Icon My Location Icon On-Demand Training Icon
CLASSROOM LIVE ONLINE PRIVATE MY LOCATION ON-DEMAND

 

Questions about Photoshop Classes? Interested in private or customized Photoshop Classes? Call to speak with a training consultant: 781-376-6044.

Questions about Photoshop Classes? Interested in private or customized Photoshop Classes? Call to speak with a training consultant: 781-376-6044.

Add to Wish List for this class see dates for this class contact us about this class

Photoshop New Features Training Class

Photoshop New Features Training Class Information

Discover the new capabilities added in the latest version of Photoshop in this one-day training course. In addition to this course which is focused on features added in the recent versions of Photoshop, AGI offers introductory through advanced Photoshop classes in our classrooms, at your location, or online. All classes are delivered with a live instructor. A live instructor is in the same classroom with you for courses delivered in our classrooms or at your location. Online courses are also delivered by a live instructor as well.

This is a one-day Photoshop course.

If you have questions about our new features Photoshop class, or are interested in a private or customized version of this course delivered just for your group, call to speak with a training consultant: 781-376-6044.

 

Please call 800-851-9237 to schedule this training course.

Contact AGI to request course dates.

Photoshop New Features Training Course: Topics Covered

  • Using the new Smart Objects capabilities          

  • Working with the new Layer Comps

  • Understanding the Blur Gallery motion effects                                                          

  • Using the Focus Mask

  • Working with Content-Aware improvements

  • Using Smart Guides in Photoshop         

  • Using Perspective Warp

  • Understanding Adobe Generator      

  • Smart Sharpen

  • Using Photoshop's new Camera Shake Reduction      

  • Content-Aware Move       

  • Content-Aware Patch      

  • New design tools       

  • Using video creation    

  • Working with the new Crop tool   

  • Using Photoshop's new Blur Gallery      

  • Preset migration and sharing        

  • Understanding Auto Corrections in Photoshop

  • Creating complex selections more easily

You should have basic computer knowledge for this class, and be familiar with Photoshop' workspace, and have working knowledge of all the topics covered in our introductory Photoshop class before starting this course. For courses in our classrooms we provide a computer, but we also  recommend that you have the Photoshop application installed on your own computer before starting this class.

You will receive a course manual for this class developed by the Adobe Certified Instructors at AGI. AGI instructors have created many of the official training guides and books for Adobe Systems.

AVAILABLE DELIVERY METHODS FOR THIS CLASS

Classroom Training Icon Live Online Icon Private Training Icon My Location Icon On-Demand Training Icon
CLASSROOM LIVE ONLINE PRIVATE MY LOCATION ON-DEMAND

 

Questions about Photoshop Classes? Interested in private or customized Photoshop Classes? Call to speak with a training consultant: 781-376-6044.

AGI's team of experienced instructors are led by the design and usability expert and best-selling author of more than 20 books including Creative Cloud for Dummies, Creative Suite for Dummies, and Photoshop Digital Classroom. Classes are led by experienced professionals who have extensive professional and training experience.