Photoshop Advanced: Practical Techniques

Upcoming Dates

Thu-Fri, May 23-24, 2019
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM*
Trainer: Beverly
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*All times are in the US/Pacific timezone.

Class Details

Price per person: $795
Length of class:two days
Version covered:CC 2019


In this two-day training class, you will learn a wide range of advanced Photoshop techniques from an Adobe Certified Instructor as you work through challenging real-world exercises, including how to use vector tools to create masks, shapes and selections, advanced selection techniques, sharpening and compositing images, automating actions, the Brush tool and vanishing point filter and layer comps.


This class is designed for people who have attended our Photoshop Beginning class or have more than two years of experience using Photoshop.

Class Outline

Vector Tools and Gradients
- vector masks and shapes
- shape layers
- making selections with the Pen tool
- custom gradients

Layer Comps

Compositing Images
- blending images with layer masks
- photomerge

Advanced Selections
- quick mask tool
- focus selection

Brush Tool
- setting brush options and modifying brush shapes
- painting with the airbrush

Sharpening Images
- sharpening with filters
- noise reduction

Actions, Droplets and Automation
- recording, editing and saving actions
- using in a batch operation
- using tool presets

Vanishing Point Filter
- adding elements
- retouching in perspective

Camera Raw and DNG
- applying Camera RAW settings to various formats
- saving DNG images

Printable Course Description

Quotes from our Photoshop students

  • "The workshop was a huge success! Beverly's energy was contagious and we left saturated with applicable skills and information.
    We truly appreciate the quality of service you provided and hope to work with you again in the future."
    - corporate training attendee
  • "I am just so grateful to you and for each of the amazing classes I was so fortunate to take at Accelerate. Your program is the ultimate! It is just outstanding, and I'd recommend all to take any of the amazing variety of courses you offer. The classroom is set up very fine and complete with the most excellent teachers available --Jonathan, Chana, Beverly -- the very best!"
    - Lauren Tawa, The Huntington Library