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Computer Class: Basic Photoshop for Photography
Date: 3/28/2013 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Creekside Room
375 Throckmorton Ave
Mill Valley, California 94941
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Thursday, March 28th, 2013
Mill Valley Public Library
Creekside Room
7 PM (doors open at 6:45)

Basic Photoshop for Photography | March 28th, 7:00pm 

In this class we will cover a range of Photoshop skills used to complement photography. The class will focus on basic photo corrections. We’ll take a brief look at file formats and Camera Raw, and learn how to make tonal adjustments to an image. We’ll explore retouching with the myriad tools Photoshop has to offer, including the Clone Stamp, Healing Brush, Spot Healing Brush, and Sponge Tool. Finally, we’ll see the power of using content-aware mode as an option for repairing or replacing areas of an image, as well as learning how to selectively blur and sharpen areas of an image for effect.

Instructor: Elaine Gruenke
Elaine Gruenke has worked as a professional graphic designer for the past fifteen years. She has a special passion for Photoshop, and her experience includes working on fine art for the Venice Biennale using Photoshop, as well as working as a project manager and lesson designer for Adobe Press’ Photoshop CS4 Classroom in a Book, Photoshop CS5 Classroom in a Book, and Photoshop CS6 Classroom in a Book. She is currently a Master of Arts candidate in Graphic Design at Savannah College of Art and Design, and is the owner of Smartwork Design.

Experience required: Basic computer skills, knowledge of Mac OS, using a keyboard and mouse. Please note that this is a beginner-level class, however it is not an introduction to Photoshop. This class presumes students have a basic knowledge of Photoshop or have already taken Photoshop Fundamentals at the Mill Valley Public Library.

Pre-registration required. 

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