Photoshop training classes GSA
American Graphics Institute offers Photoshop Classes under GSA contract 47QTCA19D003Y. As a GSA contract holder, Photoshop training GSA pricing for federal agencies is available for private and public Photoshop workshops. Contact an American Graphics Institute representative for additional information or to register.
Night and weekend Photoshop courses
In addition to our many weekday classes, American Graphics Institute also offers weekend and night Photoshop courses. These options are listed within the course schedules listed above, or contact AGI for upcoming night and weekend dates.
What you'll learn with Photoshop classes
Participants in Adobe Photoshop classes learn skills for preparing and editing images. Photoshop courses are available for beginners through experienced users. Learn Photoshop for retouching images, creating special effects, color correcting, combining images, and sharing images online and in print.
Beginner Photoshop classes
In beginner Photoshop courses, participants learn to understand the Photoshop interface and to create high-quality images through editing and retouching. Learn the essentials for color balancing an image, defining the range, applying edits, removing unwanted items, and combining images for artistic effects. Learn to use Photoshop’s many capabilities for editing, enhancing, and creative effects. Participants learn the basics of Photoshop layers, brushes, and effects, as well as options for sharing and exporting files.
Intermediate Photoshop courses
In the intermediate Photoshop class, participants learn to master the capabilities of layers and creative filters, as well as create complex selections to isolate work within an image. The course also covers Photoshop automation capabilities to work more efficiently and make it possible to handle repeated actions with ease. More advanced use of tools, including the content aware tools, are also covered along with commonly requested functions such as removing backgrounds, and creating interactive images for sharing online.
Advanced Photoshop courses
The advanced Photoshop classes teach techniques for working with complex composite images, and using effects with layers and text. Participants also learn to navigate the workspace more efficiently through the use of workspace customization and keyboard commands. The advanced Photoshop course also teaches enhanced masking, selection, and color correction techniques along with applying special effects.
Corporate Photoshop training
If your company, group, or organization is looking to learn Photoshop, AGI offers corporate and group Photoshop classes that can be customized for your team. The course content can be from any of our existing Photoshop courses, or they can be tailored to your needs.
Private Photoshop training
If you are looking for a private Photoshop course for yourself or your group, any of our Photoshop classes can be delivered privately for individuals or groups. Complete the contact form for private Photoshop training or call 781-376-6044 to schedule a private Photoshop course for you or your group.
You can learn more about the best Photoshop classes to meet your learning objectives and budget.
Photoshop classes near me
AGI offers Photoshop classes near you with live Photoshop courses nearby, as well as live online Photoshop classes you can join from your home or office. AGI also offers instructors who come to your location, making it easy to schedule Photoshop training near you. With Photoshop training available in many cities and various options for training, classes, and workshops, AGI helps you to choose the best options for learning Photoshop that meet your location, schedule, learning preference, and budget while allowing you to receive training near you conveniently.
Why learn Photoshop?
It is useful to learn Photoshop because it is the standard image editing software used by graphic designers, marketing professionals, and those in communications and design roles. Photoshop is a professional tool for image editing, whether creating images online or in print.
You should learn Photoshop if you need to create professional quality images, including images used in:
Photoshop is used to create professional quality images, and can be used and purchased on its own or integrated with InDesign and Illustrator, which are part of the Adobe Creative Cloud.
Learn more about why you should learn Photoshop.
Learn Photoshop for a new career
Learning Photoshop can serve as a starting point for a design career, although Photoshop skills are only one part of what is needed for a career. Design careers require a well-rounded set of skills, including an understanding of graphic design principles along with related Creative Cloud skills such as Photoshop and Illustrator. Marketing and communications roles that use Photoshop will also require skills in communications and analytics as well.
Careers that use Photoshop
Some many jobs and careers use Photoshop, including:
Because Photoshop is used for graphic design, corporate communications, and marketing documents, it is used across a wide variety of professions, industries, and roles. You can read more about what is Photoshop.
Become a graphic designer by learning Photoshop
Learning Photoshop is one of the skills needed to become a graphic designer. Graphic designers use Photoshop regularly to edit, enhance, and combine images used in print, online, and video.
Graphic designers do more than work with images. They need to be able to prepare complete design ideas and present them to clients and colleagues. They must also be capable of working with projects through the entire, iterative graphic design process. Because of this, Photoshop skills need to be combined with other software tools, such as Illustrator and InDesign, along with communication and collaboration skills.
Graphic designers who use Photoshop are more than just visual storytellers, as they need to achieve the objectives of clients who are often looking to communicate, brand, and sell. A successful graphic designer ensures a client’s vision is incorporated and that the client goals are met.
The average salary for a graphic designer is just over $55-80K per year, based upon information from indeed.com and glassdoor.com.
Along with learning Photoshop, AGI also offers a dedicated graphic design fundamentals course to learn foundational skills for making all of your designs look great, or you can learn more about becoming a graphic designer.
Adobe Photoshop is a professional level image editing software tool used for retouching, editing, and enhancing images. Images created or edited with Photoshop can be shared digitally, in print, or on video. Learn more about Adobe Photoshop by reading the detailed article what is Photoshop.
Photoshop for high school students
Adobe Photoshop is a great skill for high school students to learn, especially for those interested in pursuing studies or a career in graphic design or visual design. The graphic design programs for high school students provide an opportunity for high school students to learn Photoshop and other related design software tools skills.
Photoshop Classes FAQ
Because there are many options for learning Photoshop, you may have questions. We have assembled a list of Photoshop training FAQs here along with answers:
Can you teach yourself Photoshop?
While you can teach yourself Photoshop using Photoshop tutorials and books, the fastest way to learn Photoshop is through Photoshop classes. For more details, read how to learn Photoshop.
How do I become certified in Photoshop?
There are three ways to become certified in Photoshop. You can take the independent Photoshop certification test online, take the Adobe Certified Professional exam, or attend a Photoshop Certificate program. The certification tests require that you know specific skills, while the certificate program includes introductory through advanced training with hands-on projects and exercises.
How long does it take to learn Photoshop?
You can learn Photoshop in a two-day course and gain the essential skills to use the program for basic image editing. Becoming an advanced user requires completing introductory, intermediate, and advanced courses, which involve six days of training.
Are online Photoshop classes better than in-person Photoshop classes
The live online Photoshop classes are led by the same instructors who lead in-person Photoshop courses. The online class format allows participants to join into a live class that they might not be able to otherwise attend due to distance or travel time and cost.
If I’ve used Photoshop before, do I need an introductory class?
The introductory Photoshop course is the best place to start for those with no formal training. The introduction to Photoshop class provides a foundation in core skills necessary for using Photoshop efficiently, including an understanding of tools, layers, and effects.
When can I take Photoshop classes?
Live Adobe Photoshop classes are available monthly, with classes enrolling every 30 days for both live online and live in-person Photoshop courses.
Will learning Photoshop help me get a job?
Learning Photoshop will help with getting a job in graphic design. It is a good foundational skill for design, communications, or marketing roles. Photoshop is one of many skills that is required for most roles and should be learned as part of the range of skills that are necessary to get a job in graphic design, marketing, or communications roles. Learn more about how to become a graphic designer.
How much does Photoshop training cost
Photoshop training costs between $495 and $695 for most introductory courses led by a live instructor at a credible school such as American Graphics Institute.