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Adobe Photoshop Bootcamp

Noble Desktop - Virtually Online

Learn how to improve photos & create graphics in Photoshop. You’ll learn how to remove unwanted elements from photos, make selections, save files for print or web, and much more. In no time at all you’ll be able to improve your photos and build graphics in Photoshop! Throughout this course, you’ll work on a wide variety of projects. You will adjust color and contrast, remove unwanted elements from photos, make selections to work with...

Sunday Oct 15th, 10am–5pm Eastern Time

 (3 sessions)


3 sessions

Photoshop Part 1

Computer Training Source, Inc. @ 420 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

You will learn the basics of the Photoshop work area and image manipulation. You will work with color, retouch images with filters and other methods, create layered images, and use masks. Lesson 1: Getting started Topic A: Using Adobe Bridge Topic B: Organizing & Customizing the Photoshop Workspace Lesson 2: Basic Images Topic A: Image Elements and Formats Topic B: Design Principles, Elements, and Graphic Composition Topic...

Monday Oct 16th, 9am–4pm Central Time

Photoshop Part 3

Computer Training Source, Inc. @ 1821 Walden Office Sq, Schaumburg, IL 60173

We cover using Photoshop for print production and the web, and making detailed photograph adjustments in a workflow environment. Basic Photo Corrections Topic A: Retouching and Repairing Images Topic B: Sharpening the Image Quick Fixes Topic A: Creating a Panorama Topic B: Correcting Lens Distortion Topic C: Adding Depth of Field Topic D: Moving Objects Seamlessly Topic F: Adjusting Perspective Masks and Channels...

Tuesday Oct 3rd, 6:30–9:30pm Central Time

 (2 sessions)


2 sessions

Photoshop Part 2

Computer Training Source, Inc. @ 1821 Walden Office Sq, Schaumburg, IL 60173

We will cover creating montages using channels, using drawing tools, highlights, cropping, combining illustrations and photos, colorizing an image, creating layers with paths, chiseled effects, textures, and more. Course Outline Lesson 1: Raster Images Topic A: Brushes Topic B: Gradients Topic C: Tool Presets Lesson 2: Vector Images Topic A: Vector Paths Topic B: Shape Drawing Tools Topic C: Working with Type Topic...

Monday Sep 25th, 6:30–9:30pm Central Time

 (2 sessions)


2 sessions

Beginning Photoshop for Photography

Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL 60201

Hands down, Photoshop is the leading software program for image editing. However, it is far from intuitive and difficult to learn without guidance and the right amount of practice.  By the end of this course, you will have been given the hands-on experience you need to start turning ordinary photos into extraordinary images.  In addition to knowing how to successfully navigate Photoshop’s interface, you’ll be able to effectively work...

Tuesday Oct 24th, 6:30–8:30pm Central Time

 (6 sessions)


6 sessions

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Photoshop in a Day

Noble Desktop - Virtually Online

Get up and running quickly with the fundamentals of Photoshop. Learn to retouch photos, create graphics, as well as adjust contrast and color. You’ll learn how to remove unwanted elements from photos, make selections, save files for print or web, and much more. In no time at all you’ll be able to improve your photos and build graphics in Photoshop! This 6-hour class will quickly get you started with the essentials. It’s for people who use...

Sunday Oct 15th, 10am–5pm Eastern Time


Photoshop 1

Studio Arts @ Virtual Learning

Adobe Photoshop is the essential software tool used in the film, television, and game industry for use in everything from pre-production and visualization to post. This introductory class explores fundamental skills such as working with layers, editable adjustment layers, mastering selection and masking, use of channels, and layer masks. Other topics we will cover include: simple color corrections, image manipulation, retouching and restoration techniques,...

Sunday Oct 29th, 8:30am–12:15pm Pacific Time

 (8 sessions)


8 sessions

Adobe Photoshop

New York School of Interior Design

Online self-paced course with weekly modules run for seven weeks.  Learn the basic tools and techniques of Adobe Photoshop, the premiere imaging editing program used by professionals in all design disciplines. Gain the confidence to start using this versatile program. Topics include workspace and navigation, tools, selections, layers, color and contrast adjustment, retouching and image compositing. This workshop is designed for people...

Monday Nov 6th, 12am–11:45pm Eastern Time

 (2 sessions)

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Photoshop for Photographers

Princeton Photo Workshop @ Online Classroom

By learning how to use the very powerful Photoshop image-editing tools designed specifically for photographers, you'll discover how to make precise edits to create an image that matches your vision. Learn in a small group setting, with lots of opportunity for questions and discussion. By the end of the series, you'll have added incredibly useful tools to your post-processing toolbox. Session 1: Introduction to Layers & Layer Masks, including...

Sunday Oct 8th, 9:30am–12:30pm Eastern Time

 (2 sessions)


2 sessions

Photoshop Fundamentals: An Introduction to Photoshop CC

Future Media Concepts

This 3-day course provides a thorough overview of the interface, the tools, the features, tricks, and tips for using Photoshop CC. The course is an ideal combination of instructor-led demonstration and hands-on practice. Who Should Attend: Adobe Photoshop has become an industry standard for so many different disciplines including desktop publishing, multimedia design, web design, digital video editing, and much more. Photoshop is often a prerequisite...

Monday Nov 13th, 10am–5:30pm Eastern Time

 (3 sessions)


3 sessions

Adobe Photoshop I (Online)

Key Code Education @ Virtual Classroom

Learn the industry standard tool for creating rich imagery for a variety of applications including video, print and the web in this comprehensive two-day Photoshop training. Through hands-on practice, you will create, edit and apply special effects to images and text that can be prepared for various uses such as print and marketing materials, presentations, websites, eLearning and digital apps. Audience This course is designed for: Editors Assistant...

Monday Oct 2nd, 1:30–5:30pm Pacific Time

 (4 sessions)


4 sessions

Adobe Photoshop II (Online)

Key Code Education @ Virtual Classroom

Take your skills to the next level and learn more about additional toolsets and techniques in this two-day Photoshop training session. You will explore more advanced features, improve your workflow and work with advanced image handling tools and features available in Adobe Photoshop. You will learn how to avoid pitfalls and which practices to follow so that you are creating rich imagery using Adobe Photoshop. Audience This course is designed for:...

Monday Dec 4th, 9am–1pm Pacific Time

 (4 sessions)


4 sessions

Adobe Photoshop Level I

Manhattan Edit Workshop @ Virtual Class room

Adobe Photoshop is the industry standard application for professional image manipulation.  This two-day introductory class will get you up-to-speed quickly. This course starts with an overview of the workspace and tools, and moves onto project planning and workflow, basic photo correction, photo retouching and restoration, working with layers and masking techniques and channels. Audience:  Producers Editors Assistant Editors Motion...

Saturday Nov 18th, 10am–6pm Eastern Time

 (2 sessions)


2 sessions

Adobe Photoshop Level II

Manhattan Edit Workshop @ Virtual Class room

This two-day advanced class will help you go beyond the basics offered in our Photoshop Level 1 class. This course offers Photoshop and typographic design, vector drawing tools & techniques , advanced layers techniques, compositing , ImageReady, and color management. Prerequisite:  Photoshop level I (or comparable experience). Audience:  Producers Editors Assistant Editors Motion Graphic Artists interested in getting beyond...

Thursday Nov 30th, 10am–6pm Eastern Time

 (2 sessions)


2 sessions

Photoshop CC – Part 1

TLG Learning

Adobe® Photoshop® CC (2018): Part 1 focuses on some of the basic features of Photoshop so that the student can navigate the environment and use Photoshop tools to work with photographic images. In addition, the orientation to Adobe® Bridge and organization of files in Bridge is covered. Although Photoshop is used by a variety of professionals, from photographers to designers to videographers, Photoshop Part 1 will focus mainly on the photography...

Monday Oct 9th, 6am–2pm Pacific Time

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Discover the Best Photoshop Classes in Chicago

Photoshop, also known as Adobe Photoshop, is a software application used by a lot of creative minds. Many use Photoshop to retouch photos on their computers, edit images, change backgrounds, manipulate images, and even create an alternate view of the universe, to name a few nifty tricks. The first version was released in February 1990, and there have been quite a few versions since. Some of the visions include Photoshop CC, Photoshop Elements, Photoshop Lightroom, and Photoshop Express, with each version accommodating the various needs of photographers, video editors, and designers. You will benefit from learning Photoshop if you work with images or videos that you can manipulate, repair flaws, remove people and objects, or even if you want to organize your photos. From amateur to expert, learning Photoshop can always come in handy. 

Best Photoshop Classes & Schools in Chicago

Chicago Photography Class is a school that offers various photography classes to help aspiring photographers begin to develop their skills. The skill was founded in 1990 and added a virtual option in 2020, allowing them to reach more students. Chicago Photography Class offers an Intro To Photoshop course for $480. The course is seven weeks, with each session lasting for 2-hours. This course is best for beginners looking for essential ways to use Photoshop or if you have never used the tool before. Students can expect to learn interface and working spaces, filters, text input, layers, and common fixes. The Intro to Photoshop is in person and is taught by multiple instructors. 

General Assembly offers a multitude of course options at over 30 campuses. They offer programs in web development, data science and analysis, user experience design, and digital marketing. General Assembly offers an award-winning curriculum and well-experienced, competent instructors. They offer an Adobe Photoshop Bootcamp at their Chicago campus. Students can expect a hands-on introductory workshop that will walk through the basics of Photoshop. They will use tools and techniques to edit images and create visual design mock-ups. Some of the key takeaways that students can expect are basic image manipulation, text layout, importing and exporting images, using the Tools, and other Photoshop tasks. Participants are expected to be familiar with the essential functions of their computer, such as creating folders, copying and pasting objects, launching programs, formatting text, and finding and saving files. While no prior experience with Photoshop is required, students are expected to have the program downloaded to their laptops before the start of class. 

Ascend Training offers a host of classes to the Chicago creative community. They offer live and online courses specializing in web design and web development classes, Captivate 9 Training, InDesign Training, and Adobe. They offer an Adobe Photoshop Level 1 course at their Downtown Chicago location. The course is extensive and helps students to create professional complex graphics and edit images. Students can expect to learn how to navigate Photoshop, learn layering, get a better understanding of selecting and painting, how to create elements for print and web, and how to make graphics for the web and mobile devices. The course is broken into three sections; each is seven hours long and costs $999. 

Noble Desktop offers a virtual Adobe Photoshop Bootcamp. The course will equip you with the knowledge needed to improve your photos and create graphics in Photoshop. Students can expect to learn how to retouch images, color-correct photos, create graphics and remove unwanted elements from photos. The Bootcamp is intensive, lasts for seven hours over three sessions, and is $975. There is also a Photoshop in a Day online course offered by Noble Desktop. The class is 6 hours and will help students learn Photoshop essentials. This course is an excellent option if you want to learn the basics in a short time frame. For $395, students will also have access to a free retake within one year, a workbook, and expert instructors. 

Training Connection has years of experience in providing training, including Adobe. For 13 years, they have offered training in various programs. Training Connection offers certified training classes with quality trainers. Based in Los Angeles, they offer in-person and virtual options. One course that is provided is the Photoshop 2023 Fundamentals Training Course. This is an opportunity to learn Photoshop over three days. The class runs all day and covers 21 units of material. It’s an in-person class in Chicago, and at the end of the three days, students will know how to use Photoshop to create a video workflow, add special effects, and even make designs for social media. 

Chicago Industries That Use Photoshop

Some of the major Chicago-based tech companies include Vivid Seats, Crafty, Havi, and dscout. Vivid Seats is a reliable website used to buy and sell tickets. As a web-based company, they tend to have jobs for marketing, Design UX, and development which are all valuable ways to use Photoshop. Chicago is also home to some great startups that will continue to help improve the industry and drive more careers into the city giving you the opportunity to put your Photoshop skills to great use. 

Photoshop Jobs & Salaries in Chicago

Many companies look for employees with knowledge, even expertise, in Photoshop. In fact, this added skill on your resume could be precisely what you need to take your career to the next level. Chicago is home to great companies with a need for employees competent in Photoshop. For example, Kraft Heinz Company is seeking an R&D Print & Graphics Senior Analyst. A position such as this has an estimated $72,00-$91,000. Other well-known companies, such as hotels and communication businesses, are looking for Marketing Managers and Graphic Designers with salaries ranging from $50,000 to $99,000. Additionally, many of the positions listed offer hybrid and remote options providing even more flexibility, making learning Photoshop even more beneficial.