Easy, Essential, Photoshop with Cathy Simone, Calgary
We feel honored to have the legendary Photoshop guru/instructor Cathy Simone with us to teach this essential one-day course!
Cathy is a long time instructor at the Alberta College of Art and workshop instructor known for her talent for making Photoshop very interesting and very easy to use. This comprehensive workshop will introduce you to everything about Photoshop and the endless possibilities of digital imaging and process. By taking this coarse, you will have much more creative control over your finished image, and a lot more WOW in your photos!!
This seminar will introduce you to post-production techniques that extend beyond basic photo-editing. Photoshop's unique platform and exclusive layering & mask application allow for complete creative control of digital imaging. Cut through the complicated and explore effective ways of enhancing your images to transform your pictures into extraordinary photographs.
Explore the fantastic possibilities of Photoshop and have all your questions answered in this informative, inspiring, hands-on workshop with the guru!
She was very nice, she really knew how to work with Photoshop and was very willing to have one on one time with you and help you -Student
The Plan: 9am-12pm • Photoshop preferences, menu and platform • essential practice & technique of layers and masks • layer attributes & layer designation + layer mask application • global, local, and image adjustments • exposure control [over/under], histograms & pixel/tonal distribution • levels & curves + contrast adjustments
• adjustment of colour and contrast with luminosity and blending modes • controlling colour with layer adjustments • creative colour application- painting with colour, colour filters, fills and overlays • black & white conversion + toning
Photoshop has taken photography to a new level of creative freedom, conceptual ideas and technical excellence. This workshop showcases Photoshop as a creative engine while exploring the fantastic possibilities of digital imaging. Comprehensive demonstrations will provide a solid foundation to understanding Photoshop which will help produce extraordinary images beyond that of initial capture and transform pictures into great photographs. Enhance your creativity, productivity, and developed skill with application of professional technique & practice for successful result. As true to capture as documentary or as complicated as compositing and illustration, Photoshop is the digital darkroom of today’s photographic industry and an essential element for the modern photographer.
Date: Time: Place: Cost:
July 16 & 23 (2 tuesday evenings, total 6 hours) 6:30pm-9:30pm Bridgeland Community Centre, Calgary $159 (inc.GST)