Digital Scrapbooking and Digital Photo Editing with Photoshop Elements Class Schedules – All Classes are 2 hours
Hands-on Class Descriptions
The best way to learn how to use Photoshop Elements is with a hands-on class. All classes are taught by Patty Debowski, the founder of The Digital Scrapbook Teacher and author of three books about Photoshop Elements.
All classes are 2 hours long with many prizes given out in classes.
Class supplies needed for every class:
- Laptop computer with Photoshop Elements 11-14 installed prior to class. A 30 day free trial version of Photoshop Elements is available here.
- Computer mouse (humor me on this please)
- Extension cord
- Paper & pen to take notes
- Some Digital Scrapbooking classes require you to bring your own photos please read the class descriptions carefully.
I have a limited number of laptops available for classroom use. If you would like to borrow a computer please email me to see if one is available.
Each class includes:
- Expert instruction
- Printed and Electronic detailed instructions
- DVD with $75 of digital supplies that you can reuse and recolor to your liking
#1 Photoshop Elements-Beginning Photo Editing
Elevate your scrapbook pages with photos that pop! Learn the basics of opening, closing, and saving photos correctly. Straighten and crop your photos for dramatic results. Easily correct lighting and color problems. Change a color photo to black & white, sepia, or black and white with just a little bit of color. Register early, digital photo editing class this class sells out!
#2 Photoshop Elements-Beginning Plus Photo Editing
Want to learn how to blend two photos into one? Want to remove areas from your photos? Would you like to cut something out of one photo and add it to another photo? Want the “perfect” family photo (everyone looking the same way, eyes open, white teeth, no pimples and thin)? Come to this digital photo editing class to make your friends envious of your photos! Class #1 recommended prior to taking this class but not required.
#3 Photoshop Elements -Beginning Digital Scrapbooking
Want to learn how to scrapbook with your computer? You will be amazed how easy it is with the right teacher, sign up now! Come to this digital scrapbooking class and leave with two completed scrapbook pages all ready to print. We will unlock the mysteries of Photoshop Elements (including layers). You will also learn how to use a photo mask, some cool Type tool tricks, and how to adjust your shadows so that they look realistic… You will leave class confident and ready to rock and roll. Class #1 recommended prior to taking this class but not required.
Please bring 10 digital photos to class.
#4 Photoshop Elements -Artistic Photos
Do you have scrapbook photo envy? Jealous of all those designers and the photos on their pages? Come to this digital photo editing class to learn the secrets to fabulous photos by using textures, filters, and blending modes. Would you like to artistically add text to your photos for identification, journaling, or just for fun? Want to replace a blown out sky with a blue sky? You will also learn how to lighten and darken photos in just specified areas, combine several photos together, and use and understand blending modes. Class #1 recommended prior to taking this class but not required.
#5 Photoshop Elements –Digital Scrapbooking – Supersonic Scrapper
Do you have a few years of backlogged photos? Do you need to quickly make a photo book or calendar for an upcoming event, or just want to catch up on your scrapbooking? If so, then this digital scrapbooking class is for you. I will teach you my methods and tricks that allowed me to complete more than 500 pages in a few months.
You will complete a two page layout in class. You will also learn: a cool title trick, how to quickly edit photos directly on the page, and how to use the masking feature of Photoshop Elements. In addition you will be introduced to a digital pocket page and will learn an awesome technique with the Gradient tool. Class #1 & 3 recommended prior to taking this class but not required.
Please bring 10 digital photos to class.
#6 Photoshop Elements-Blending, Brushes, Beautiful!
Would you like to transform your photos into a work of art? In this class you will learn how to combine multiple photos and digital papers to create beautiful photos, scrapbook pages, or wall art. We will unlock the mystery of filters, brushes, blending modes, and masks to create composite images. Sound scary? Don’t worry it’s fun! Grab a friend and come to class!
The image we create in class is suitable for a digital scrapbook page, photo, or wall art, the options are endless!
Class #1 & #3 highly recommended.
Thank you to the following designers for contributing their fabulous products to the DVD’s that my students receive in class:
Last Updated April 17, 2016