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Photoshop Effects for Fun and Profit

Photoshop Effects for Fun and Profit

Prerequisites: Success in this course depends on students having this knowledge before beginning this class.

All skill levels are welcomed. The event can be tailored to address an audience that is already expert in the use of Photoshop or that is completely new and has never touched Photoshop before.
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In Tracks:

This course is part of the following workflow-oriented and product- or technology-oriented learning tracks: Graphic Design, Personal Growth, Photography, Photoshop

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We make every training class fun, but our unique Effects for Fun and Profit events are a real blast! They’re all about cool effects and fun, creative techniques. Each event is a series of tutorials that take you through recreating–and having fun with–creative Photoshop effects you can use on the job or at home on personal projects. Every attendee has a good time and learns something new, no matter how advanced your pre-existing knowledge.

As a class or as a lecture, Photoshop Effects for Fun and Profit is ideal for…

  • Corporate parties
  • Employee rewards and motivation
  • Celebrations
  • Capping off standard training courses and reinforcing prior days’ education

Photoshop Effects for Fun and Profit is a hands-on, instructor-led session that can be adapted to fit your timetable. It’s minimum length is 1 hour and can go up to 2 full days or any length in between.

The below are just some of the effects and techniques you can learn in Photoshop Effects for Fun and Profit. We have hundreds more hands-on effects recipes ready and waiting for you!

  • Warped and perspective text
  • One-click removal of blemishes, scars, and piercings (a parent favorite subject)
  • Opening up squinty eyes or lacklustre smiles
  • Lose 10 lbs in 10 seconds!
  • Paint in water
  • Typing made of water
  • Jelly and glass text
  • 3D text
  • Extreme lighting
  • Instant photo aging
  • Turn any photo into a painting instantly
  • Warm an overcast day into a sunny one
  • Make the color in any photo pop
  • Remove exes from photos
  • Remove power lines and other undesirable objects from outdoor photos
  • Make your own motivational (or demotivational) posters
  • Remove backgrounds
  • Fill text with imagery
  • Make gold, silver, or copper text
  • Create a live letterpress text effect
  • Make text from stone, wood, marble, or metal
  • Distress type and shapes
  • Change the color of any article of clothing, piece of furniture, or anything!

Note that the length you select for the course will alter the number of techniques presented–the longer the course, the more techniques you will learn.