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The Essentials: A Guide to Adobe Photoshop

with Zach Taylor

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Course Description

Adobe Photoshop is an incredibly powerful tool for artists of all mediums, and especially for photographers. This is an entry-level, lecture-format online workshop teaches you the fundamental skills to be proficient with this essential software and is the perfect first step to build your confidence using Photoshop to complement your photographic workflow and creative practices.

An accomplished photographer and an expert in using and teaching Adobe Photoshop, Zach Taylor guides you on a technically based journey using step-by-step tutorials that are fun and easy to understand as you apply this important tool to your own image-making.

During each of the six group sessions, Zach demonstrates the foundational tools of Photoshop for photographers and explains their various applications. Zach focuses on selections, blending modes, masking, layers, and how Photoshop technically manages your images. By the end of this course, you master the fundamentals of this innovative software and lay a solid foundation for future artistic endeavors on your way to wielding complete control over the photographic process.

Each group session consists of a 90-minute lecture, followed by 30 minutes for questions and answers. You can also contact Zach outside of class time regarding more specific questions you may be experiencing.

Additional Information

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
Beginners, Amateurs
What You Should Know:

Working knowledge of the computer.

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Categories
Applications, Foundation, Technical
about
Zach Taylor

Zach Taylor has spent over ten years working as a digital artist. Exploring a number of topics surrounding the mundane, his work is humorous yet powerful in its willingness to discuss the taboo of human nature. As of late, he has become an apprentice to a neon artist and is pushing his work into the world of installation.

Previously employed as the Digital Lab and Online Learning Manager at SFW, he has had extensive training and education from a number of artists and educators. With years of experience teaching, he strives to push the boundaries of how others create within the medium of photography.

Instagram: @zachtaylor.art

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