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Adobe Photoshop | UEWD.X419

Adobe Photoshop | UEWD.X419

Adobe Photoshop is the industry standard for image editing used by Graphic Designers, Web Designers, User Interface Designers, Administrative Professionals, Artists, Photographers and Business Professionals to give their images, graphics, and presentations a professional edge. Students are introduced to a broad range of Photoshop skills and foundational concepts including important file formats, the interface of Photoshop menus, tools, options, panels, keyboard helpers, type, workflow, insights into how Photoshop “thinks” and much more. By the end of this course, you will have a good foundation of Photoshop to combine, edit and enhance photographs and the ability to create professional images for your projects. The online Canvas/Zoom platform provides opportunity for student engagement via hands-on computer skills, lecture, demonstration, screen sharing, class recordings and weekly assignments.

Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of the course, you should be able to
  • Manage a project’s workflow
  • Manipulate image size and resolution for print and web
  • Understand common file formats and when to use them
  • Address tonal and color adjustments
  • Utilize Photoshop tools, options, keyboard helpers, panels and menus
  • Create, refine and save Photoshop selections
  • Utilize Photoshop Layers
  • Combine images and selections to create composite images
  • Work non-destructively with adjustment layers and layer masks
  • Use the type tool

Topics Include

  • Discuss Photoshop in terms of color and light, size and resolution.
  • Identify what makes an efficient and organized Layers Panel.
  • Sophisticated techniques for non-destructive editing.
  • Creating composite images.

Necessary Knowledge

  • To be successful in this class all students should have working knowledge of Google Workspace or Microsoft Office, proper email etiquette, and an essential understanding of Canvas.

Additional Information

Please review section notes to view the full schedule.

  • Familiarity with Macintosh OS
  • Adobe Photoshop installed on your computer.
  • Access to a camera.
  • Reliable internet.
  • Focused time and a suitable environment for Zoom classes.
Have a question about this course?
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Call (408) 861-3860
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Sections Open for Enrollment:

Open Sections and Schedule
Start / End Date Quarter Units Cost Instructor
04-08-2023 to 05-06-2023 3.0 $795

Jeanette Smith


Final Date To Enroll: 04-08-2023


Date: Start Time: End Time: Meeting Type: Location:
Sat, 04-08-2023 1:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. Live-Online REMOTE
Sat, 04-15-2023 1:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. Live-Online REMOTE
Sat, 04-22-2023 1:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. Live-Online REMOTE
Sat, 04-29-2023 1:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. Live-Online REMOTE
Sat, 05-06-2023 1:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. Live-Online REMOTE