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Adobe Photoshop Classes

Adobe Photoshop is the industry standard for software that is used to retouch and remove imperfections in photographs. [More on Photoshop]

Virtual Classes: Our Photoshop classes are now available online with an instructor present for the entire course. You will see the instructor's screen throughout the class and you can share your screen if you need individual help from the instructor. You will have time to practice, ask questions, and receive hands-on training. If you don't have Photoshop installed on your machine, you can remote into one of our computers.

In-person classes are also available at our West County facility with limited enrollments to promote social distancing. When you register, choose your class section based on how you want to attend the class: virtual or in-person.

  • Select Live Online" if you want to attend virtually from your workplace or home.
  • Choose "West County In-Person" if you want to attend a class at our West County location.

Introduction to Image Editing Using Photoshop

(Prerequisite: Experience with Windows or Mac OS X.) Alter and enhance images using various tools from the Photoshop toolbox, while becoming familiar with the tool options bar. Create special effects using the Filter and Image menus. Isolate areas of your image using the various selection tools. Use the eraser tool to delete pixels and the history brush tool to "undo" changes to an image. Crop and resize images, create custom brushes, and learn the basics of layers. [Course Outline]
Fee: $249

One-Day Class Meets 8:30am-4:00pm (6.5 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
E3247 Tues., Nov. 8Virtual/WCTina Wolk Hefner

Intermediate Applications of Photoshop

(Prerequisite: Introduction to Image Editing Using Photoshop or equivalent experience.) Add to your Photoshop skills by learning to clean up and fine-tune digital images. Create quick masks and permanent channels to isolate areas of your image for editing or manipulation. Use the selection tools to create and save paths, the vector drawing tools to add a variety of shapes to an image, and the type tool to add text to your image. Repair images with the clone stamp, healing brush, and patch tools. Change selection borders, choose painting colors, and look at scanning issues. Additional topics include the spot healing brush and the red-eye removal tool. [Course Outline]
Fee: $249

One-Day Class Meets 8:30am-4:00pm (6.5 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
E3248 Tues., Nov. 15Virtual/WCTina Wolk Hefner

Advanced Applications of Photoshop

(Prerequisite: Intermediate Applications of Photoshop or equivalent experience.) Learn to use channels, calculations, layer styles, and different image modes for special effects. Work more extensively with layers, learning adjustment layers, fill layers, layer comps, and how to apply a layer blending mode. Find out how to apply pixel masks and add background effects in images. Additional topics include the vanishing point filter, image warping, and smart objects. [Course Outline]
Fee: $249

One-Day Class Meets 8:30am-4:00pm (6.5 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
E3249 Tues., Nov. 29Virtual/WCTina Wolk Hefner

If you would like to register for a course, call (314) 984-9000 or register online.

Classes are also available in Adobe Illustrator (AI), graphic design software, which is used to sketch original artwork, insert typographical enhancements, construct newsletters, create promotional materials, and visually enhance websites.

For more information, please email