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Adobe Photoshop – Basics

This one-day hands-on Adobe Photoshop CC class provides you with the skills you need to get started in the amazing program that is Adobe Photoshop. Learn how to use the core tools such as the selection and cropping tools along with the amazing retouching, painting, drawing, healing and type tools you can find in Photoshop. We explore the basics of working with images and layers to produce sophisticated graphics and touch base on how that differs for digital and print graphics.

This is a great introductory course to Photoshop that provides you with basic features of the program so you are able to navigate the environment and use the right tools to work with images for print and digital.

Please note that this course requires participants to have their own Adobe ID prior to class.

Take all three Adobe classes – Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator – and save 10%! Use discount code “ENHANCE” at the time of registration.

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


Shelly Rosenquist

Shelly Rosenquist

Shelly Rosenquist is the Senior Art Director/Creative Lead in University Relations and Marketing Communications 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 shoots ... 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

Date: Mon-Tue, May 3-4, 2021

Delivery Method: Live Online

Time: 8:30am-Noon CT

Platform: Zoom

Instructor: Shelly Rosenquist


$349 by Apr 19, 2021
$374 after Apr 19, 2021

CEUs: 0.7

Enrollment Limit: 20

Program Number: 5026-12911

Registration Deadline: May 2, 2021

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