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Introduction to Adobe Photoshop Series

General Assembly

Monday, November 4, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PST)

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
3 Night Series Ticket
This is a ticket to the 3 night series at a discounted rate
Ended $75.00 $5.12
Single Ticket pt.1 (11/4) Ended $30.00 $2.64
Single Ticket pt.2 (11/11) Ended $30.00 $2.64
Single Ticket pt.3 (11/18) Ended $30.00 $2.64

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Introduction to Adobe Photoshop (3-Part Series)
Monday, November 4th, 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Monday, November 11th, 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Monday, November 18th, 7:00pm - 10:00pm 

Michele Weisbart

Bring your creative ideas to life with Adobe Photoshop, the professional digital imaging standard, used by photographers and designers who want to perfect their digital images. Photoshop allows you to create powerful images and designs. This workshop is design to get you up and running with Adobe Photoshop. The focus will be on step-by-step instruction leading students through important tools and concepts in Photoshop.

Student Takeaways:


Session I: The Basics
▪ Learn Photoshop interface, basics of Photoshop
▪ Selecting and masking
▪ Practice editing documents and using tools like brush and gradient


Session II: Retouching Learn the basics of editing a photograph
▪ Do color correction using adjustment layers
▪ Use clone stamp tool to correct imperfections
▪ Red eye and skin blemish removal with red eye tool and spot healing
▪ Do advanced skin blemish removal with Healing Brush
▪ Under eye bag removal with Patch Tool


Session III: Special Topics
▪ Body toning with Liquify tool
▪ Intro to painting with Photoshop
▪ Effects and Filters
▪ Type
▪ Advanced Masking


This is an introductory course design for first time and beginning Photoshop users. No prior experience with Photoshop is required for this class. All students must be able to bring a laptop (Mac preferred). You will need to have Adobe Photoshop version CS4 or higher already downloaded on this laptop. The full version of Adobe Photoshop CS6 or the free 30-day trial version of it can be found here.


About the Instructor:

Michele Weisbart is a designer and illustrator. She has been teaching for nearly ten years. She has taught at UCLA Extension School, Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, and the Art Institute. Michele is an active member of the Adobe Community and is the co-manager of the LAdobe User Group. You can find out more about Michele at MicheleDesigns.com and SugarCooky.com.

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When & Where

General Assembly LA
1520 2nd Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Monday, November 4, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PST)

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