Intro to Photoshop

Intro to Photoshop

Course Overview

This course serves as an introduction to Photoshop. Photoshop has countless real world applications including: web design, logos, graphics, lay-outs, image touch-ups, color enhancement. This program has everything from a paintbrush to color filters that transform everyday images into professional publications. We take an in-depth look at The five elements of Photoshop, the essentials to Navigating the digital landscape of photoshop. Students are introduced to Imaging Concepts, Getting, Aquiring and Editing Images.

Student Outcomes

  • Students will experience the Photoshop workflow and learn Photoshop desktop and The five elements of Photoshop
  • Menu Bar
  • Toolbar
  • Options Bar
  • Palette Windows
  • Image Window
  • Getting images into Photoshop, moving around an image
  • Imaging Concepts (color modes, image size, resolution, and print size)
  • Acquiring and Editing images (opening files, selection techniques, layers)
  • Tips for using Photoshop


No previous Photoshop experience is necessary. All in-person sessions include hands-on practice on Windows or a Mac computer. This course is an introductory course and not suited for advanced digital professionals. Some experience with Windows computers required.