Part-Time Evening Classes at PDA

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop is the industry standard Graphic Design software that is used to modify, manipulate, and enhance photographic images for traditional commercial printing or online usage.

This hands-on course introduces students to the capabilities of Adobe Photoshop. Students learn the skills required to manipulate photographic images. The course also introduces basic procedures for managing a production workflow as well as digital asset management.

Students will gain a comprehensive understanding of the technical and professional components of Adobe Photoshop pertaining to metadata, archiving, professional retouching and design elements.

Course Length: 6 weeks, 36 hours

Materials Needed: None

Program Start: 
April 9, 2019

Course Hours: 5:30pm-8:30pm. Tuesday & Thursday

Fees: $495.00 taxes included.

Course Outline:

Class 1:
Importing photos, cataloging, archiving.

Class 2:
Lightroom personalization and archiving .

Class 3:

Class 4:
Resolution, Sizing, Cropping, Printing .

Class 5:
Basic retouching, mark-up layers.

Class 6:
Midterm test.

Class 7:
Basic retouching continued .

Class 8:
Basic layer Masks and Adjustment layers .

Class 9:
Sharpen, Noise reduction .

Class 10:
Layers, clipping masks, selection tools .

Class 11:
Image selection, replacing backgrounds.

Class 12:
Final test.



Jamie Renney graduated from the Graphic Design Program at Pacific Design Academy in 2000 and has since worked in many facets of the industry including large format design, printing and production, digital marketing, web design and interactive digital signs. In 2008 he opened Original Fire Creative Studio and has worked with many businesses to create successful marketing and advertising campaigns, presented in various mediums. He is always exploring new ideas and creative concepts to find innovative solutions in a quickly changing industry.

Classes with insufficient registration will be cancelled. Should this occur, a full refund will be issued. So don't delay, register today!

Please call 250-383-3631 for more information.