Photoshop Effects for Fun and Profit

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.

Pariah Burke

Author, consultant, trainer, guru: Digital Publishing, ePub, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Quark. Empowering, Informing, Connecting Creative Professionals™