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Learn the Basics: Photoshop

Introduction to Photoshop Workshop
Unleash Your Creativity with Digital Editing

Saturday, May 4, 10:00am-2:00pm

in the MAC’s Anne Braitmayer Webb Theater

$75 for MAC members, $90 for nonmembers
Capacity: 12 students
Instructor: Cathleen Broderick, professional photographer

Students will need a laptop with Photoshop installed. If you’re not quite ready to purchase Photoshop, a free 7-day trial can be found here (be sure to wait until the day before the workshop to download!). Students should bring lunch or snacks; there will be breaks throughout the day.

Class Description: Are you ready to transform your digital imagery and unleash your creative potential? Join us for an exhilarating journey into the world of Adobe Photoshop! Whether you’re a budding photographer, a graphic designer, or simply eager to learn new digital skills, this workshop is tailored just for you. In this introductory workshop, participants will dive headfirst into the fundamentals of Photoshop, the industry-standard software for image editing and manipulation. This hands-on session will equip you with essential techniques and tools to bring your artistic visions to life.

In this workshop, you will:

  • Discover the Interface: Navigate through Photoshop’s interface with ease, getting acquainted with its various tools and panels.
  • Master Basic Editing: Learn essential editing techniques such as cropping, resizing, and adjusting image properties like brightness and contrast.
  • Dive into Layers: Understand the power of layers and how they enable you to work non-destructively, allowing for easy editing and experimentation.
  • Unleash Creativity with Selections: Harness the ability to make precise selections, enabling you to isolate and manipulate specific parts of your images.
  • Explore Filters and Effects: Experiment with an array of filters and effects to enhance your images creatively and artistically.
  • Embrace Text and Typography: Add text overlays and experiment with typography to complement your images and convey messages effectively.

Whether you’re looking to enhance personal photos, develop professional design skills, or explore the limitless possibilities of digital creativity, this workshop provides the perfect starting point. No prior experience with Photoshop is necessary – just bring your enthusiasm and eagerness to learn!

Cathleen Broderick is a local photographer with about 30 years experience with Adobe Photoshop.

  •  May 4, 2024
     10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Details Price Qty
MAC Member $75.00 USD  
Nonmember $90.00 USD  


Venue Phone: 508-748-1266

80 Pleasant Street, Marion, Massachusetts, 02738, United States