Hands-on training in Adobe Photoshop with a free 8 month retake policy. Taught by industry experts, our unparalleled classes are the best in the industry.

Adobe Creative Cloud: Intro to photoshop, illustrator and indesign

This 3-day class is in a quick-start format for new users to Creative Cloud. Learn how to use InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Bridge, and how they work together. This class is the fastest way for creative professionals to get up and running Adobe's Creative Cloud applications.

Adobe Photoshop Level 1

This comprehensive Photoshop course enables students to create professional, complex graphics and edit images. Become a Layer expert and work with Adjustment Layers, Masks, Smart Objects and Special Effects. Learn how to work non-destructively and alter color and tonal ranges. Create shapes for website mock-ups and banner ads.. Upon leaving this class, students will be able to create Photoshop images from scratch, and properly manipulate existing images.

Adobe Photoshop Level 2

This intensive, advanced Photoshop class will teach you complex professional techniques with layers, retouching, and create precise, high-quality images. Create stunning images using nondestructive filtering with Smart Objects. Use Vanishing Point and Puppet Warp for high-end manipulations. Record Actions and use Batch Process for multiple images. Create complex Layer and Vector masks using Refine Edge and Smart Radius.

Responsive Web and Mobile Design for Graphic Designers

This 2 day class is for current Photoshop users who want to transition their skills to developing for the web, mobile and tablets. Learn to design flexible, responsive layouts for mobile, tablets and desktop. Use Photoshop to build developer-ready files. Understand how to use grid Layout Systems like BootStrap and how to incorporate HTML5 and CSS into your design. Exporting options including scaling for Retina displays and different levels of compression.

Students develop elements for both web, mobile and iPhone in addition to completing a wireframe from start to finish.

Adobe Photoshop and Camera RAW for Photographers

This course is designed to help companies and individuals learn the required skills to start making their own photographs for commercial use. We’ll cover the subjects of choosing the right camera for the job, how to light and photograph both flat artwork and 3-D artwork, why and how to work in camera raw, how to color manage your workflow, and how to prepare photographs to go to press.

About our Photoshop Training

Photoshop can be daunting, for new and seasoned users alike. Our Photoshop classes are packed with real-world, fun exercises that help you both user Photoshop properly, and unleash your creativity. Our classes are designed to incorporate student's needs along with our published outline.

Our instructors are top industry experts who bring their engaging style to each and every Photoshop class. Each instructor is an Adobe Certified Expert and Adobe Certified Instructor with a wealth of knowledge.

What type of Class do you Need?

Hands-On Classroom Training in Chicago

Our training center is in downtown Chicago in which each student is provided their own computer, Mac or Windows. Our Photoshop class size maxes out at 10 students, and include a free 8 month retake policy.

Online Training

We also offer online training that you can participate in anywhere. Online classes follow the same teacher-student style, but you participate remotely. You can ask questions, and interact with other students the same way you would at our Chicago facility.

Onsite Training

We also can send an instructor to your office and deliver customized Photoshop training. We are happy to incorporate any projects or files into the class. If you have a group, this can be more cost effective.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is Photoshop?

A: Photoshop is an Adobe application that allows you to edit or stylize photos or graphics. You can retouch, distort and manipulate pixels. It’s used by photographers and graphic designers.

Q: Where can I get Photoshop for free?

A: Photoshop is not free. If you’re a student, you can buy a monthly subscription for $19 a month, and the professional version is $49 a month. Adobe does offer promotions with better pricing from time to time. Alternatives are The GIMP or Paint.NET, but professionals use Photoshop.

Q: Where can I find Photoshop tutorials?

A: There are hundreds of resources to learn Photoshop. Lynda.com is a good paid resource, and there are many free resources such as http://www.photoshopessentials.com/

Q: Are YouTube videos worth watching?

A: YouTube is a great resource to learn Photoshop, but be aware that anyone can post videos. There are free Lynda.com videos, and other reputable professionals such as Ben Wilmore and Deke McClelland.