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Adobe Photoshop – Basics

Receive an introduction to the many powerful image editing tools available in Adobe Photoshop. Learn how to use the core tools, and explore the basics of working with images and layers to produce sophisticated graphics for web and print.

This course can be applied to the following certificates:
Digital Marketing Certificate
Managing Digital Content Certificate


Shelly Rosenquist

Shelly Rosenquist

Shelly Rosenquist is a senior communications specialist in the University Relations and Marketing Communications department at UW-Milwaukee. Along with design, she is also instrumental in creating branding and integrated marketing campaigns, project management, and art direction for projects and photo ... read more

Who Should Attend

First-time users or those with limited knowledge of Photoshop, including web developers, web designers, marketing specialists, programmers, small business owners, photographers or anyone tasked with preparing images for print or web use.

Course Outline/Topics

  • Using the Photoshop environment
  • Working with images and selections
  • Resizing images
  • File size and format
  • Creating and modifying layers
  • Adjusting and retouching images
  • Preparing finished images for the web and print


Experience using Windows operating system. Attendees should be proficient with using computers.


Program fee includes morning and afternoon refreshment networking breaks, lunches, instructional material, and discounted parking.


"Instructor was happily able to answer questions specific to my job. I liked the hands-on nature of the program, along with the book to easily follow along."  —  Student, 2016

"I really learned a lot. The instructor has a great personality – upbeat, positive, passionate, and she kept the pace going."  —  Student, 2015

All sessions are Face-to-Face unless otherwise noted.

Tue., Oct. 31


Location: UWM School of Continuing Education

Instructor: Shelly Rosenquist


$349 if you register by Tue., Oct. 17.
$374 if you register after Tue., Oct. 17.

CEUs: 0.7

Enrollment Limit: 20

Program Number: 5026-10187

Registration Deadline: Tue., Oct. 31

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