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Introduction to Photoshop

Date: Thursday and Friday; April 27, 28
Time: 10 am – 1 pm
Registration Deadline: April 24

Used by photographers, graphic designers, digital artists, and illustrators alike, Adobe Photoshop allows users to edit photographs for precision and accuracy and use their imaginations to create sensational scenes and stunning printed graphics.

In this workshop, the instructor will guide you through a step-by-step overview of frequently used Photoshop adjustments and tools using provided digital images and photographs. In addition, you will learn the basics of photographic editing, photo retouching, digital collage, and preparation of an image for print.

Class time will be part instruction and part work time. A laptop with Photoshop software is required for the course so that you can follow along with the instructor’s lessons. In addition, you are encouraged to bring your photographs and digital art on which to work and work with the provided demonstration images.

Emily J. Gómez earned her BA in Fine Arts with a concentration in photography from Loyola University Chicago in 1998 and her MFA with Distinction from the University of Georgia in 2006. She served as the staff photographer for a Metropolitan Detroit Newspaper, the Spinal Column Newsweekly, for five years and as the Professor of Photography at Georgia College in Milledgeville, Georgia, for fifteen. She is now a full-time artist and co-owner with her husband Ernesto of East Twin Studios in Lewiston, Michigan.

Website: emilyjgomez.com

A laptop and Photoshop software is required. If you need to purchase Photoshop software, B&H has a good deal on a yearly subscription to Photoshop and Lightroom (paying for the two subscriptions together is less expensive.) https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1124191-REG/adobe_65259312_creative_cloud_photography_plan.html

Please read the GAAC cancellation and refund policy here: http://www.glenarborart.org/terms-and-conditions/


To ensure the safety of our students and Staff, we have implemented new procedures for our 2022 programs to mitigate the spread of COVID and still allow participants to have a wonderful time creating art.

  • Class sizes will be limited to 12 persons for indoor programs and 16 outdoor programs
  • All students who have symptoms of respiratory or gastrointestinal infections, such as cough, fever, sore throat, vomiting, or diarrhea, should stay home and not attend class.
  • Students and Staff will wash and sanitize hands frequently throughout the day.
  • Staff will sanitize common areas and touch surfaces regularly.
  • We have optimized our indoor ventilation system to reduce the risk of germs and contaminants spreading through the air.
  • If Leelanau County COVID-related cases are designated high risk, students and visitors must wear a face mask to prevent transmission.

To keep pace with the evolving conditions related to the pandemic, Staff will inform the GAAC’s new policies or procedures before the start of the course.


starts April 27 @ 10:00 am
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Glen Arbor Arts Center
6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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Emily J. Gómez
In Person


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Introduction to Photoshop (member)
All memberships expire after December 31st each year
$ 225.00
8 available
Introduction to Photoshop (non-member)
$ 240.00
8 available

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