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Adobe Photoshop for Beginners (Level 1)

at Digital Workshop Center - Fort Collins

Course Details
$795 16 seats left
Start Date:

Mon, Apr 06, 6:00pm - Apr 14, 9:30pm (4 sessions)

Fort Collins
324 Remington St
Btwn E Olive & Magnolia Streets
Fort Collins, Colorado 80524
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 16 and older
Average Class Size: 6
Teacher: Jake Van Newkirk

What you'll learn in this photoshop class:

Get started with hands-on Adobe Photoshop Training

Adobe Photoshop for Beginners (Level 1) is a four-part series beginner’s course designed to teach those students with little or no background in design software or manipulation of images. This Photoshop training course will help a beginner user to understand how to make selections, use layers effectively, what different types of images are, how to edit and manipulate images in Photoshop, and some of the other basic tools that are extremely valuable.

If you are working on digital marketing or graphic design projects, this class will show you the fundamentals that are important to any Photoshop project.  We have designed this class to cover the fundamentals of the program so that you can learn the skills you need and immediately be able to apply to your own projects.  Adobe Photoshop for Beginners includes a mix of structured activities, as well as project-based assignments.

Adobe Photoshop for Beginners is hands-on and intensive but designed to help make difficult topics easier to understand. Your instructor, an Adobe Certified Expert, will work with you closely to make sure that you avoid common mistakes in Photoshop and apply best practices when possible..

Performance Based Objectives

Upon successful completion of the Adobe Photoshop for Beginners class, students will be able to:

  • Explore and customize the Adobe Photoshop work area
  • Understand Image Resolution and image types
  • Work with selections
  • Work with layers and layer effects
  • Use basic photo corrections
  • Understand re-touching tools
  • Save images for web and print

Class Includes:

  • 14 hours of training
  • Professional Textbook
  • Download materials with practice data files
  • Free access to CoWorking space on class days (FC Only)
  • One month of technical support
  • One year for a free re-take (for attended students of public classes only)
  • Certificate of Completion

General Info:

  • Target student: Beginner
  • Coursework may be assigned outside of class
  • Computer & software provided in class
  • Class size limited


  • Introduction to Computers or equivalent knowledge.
  • Introduction to Design Fundamentals is recommended, but not required.*
  • We recommended that you have the Adobe Photoshop software before starting class.
    • Students at DWC are eligible for a student rate on Adobe Creative Cloud (click to learn how).
    • You can purchase the software or obtain a trial version from

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Refund Policy

  • Students not accepted to the school are entitled to all monies paid. 
  • Students who cancel this contract by notifying us within three (3) business days are entitled to a full refund of all tuition and fees paid. 
  • Students, who withdraw after three (3) business days, but before the commencement of classes, are entitled to a full refund of all tuition paid except the maximum cancellation charge of $150.00 or 25% of the contract price, whichever is less. In the case of students withdrawing after the commencement of classes, the school will retain a cancellation charge plus a percentage of tuition and fees, which is based on the percentage of contact hours attended. 
  • The refund is based on the official date of termination or withdrawal.

If you would like to cancel or transfer a class, please write to [email protected]


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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:00pm - 9:30pm Jake Van Newkirk 4 $795
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Tue, Apr 07 6:00pm - 9:30pm Jake Van Newkirk
Mon, Apr 13 6:00pm - 9:30pm Jake Van Newkirk
Tue, Apr 14 6:00pm - 9:30pm Jake Van Newkirk

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