Course Description

Unleash your creativity with Adobe Photoshop — the most widely-used raster drawing program in the photography, graphics and web design industries. Create your own impressive original digital artwork, composites, and layouts for posters and websites. Develop your creative style and expand your graphic design expertise, building on a strong foundation of technical, conceptual and creative skills. In this course, you’ll gain the practical knowledge to create professional imagery and graphic art for a broad range of media, including print and the web.

This course covers the basics of Adobe Photoshop to bring your art to life, including creating shapes, using raster-based drawing tools, creating gradients and layers, and using colours.

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Learner Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • use Photoshop Selection and Masking tools to produce creative and technically-skilled raster images
  • create and organize layers in Photoshop to enhance image concepts
  • create and modify brushes using the paintbrush tool in Photoshop to create digital artwork
  • select and use advanced Photoshop layer tools and techniques to create image concepts
  • use the pen tool to select and modify paths to develop complex image selections
  • design a complex and compelling collection of raster art that showcases your conceptual, creative, and technical skills and communicates your artistic process.


There are no pre-requisites for this course.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Photoshop I
Lecture - Online Synchronous
T, Th
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Jun 20, 2023 to Jul 11, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $499.00
Potential Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
May 11, 2023 to Jun 21, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
May 11, 2023 to Jun 21, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jun 22, 2023 to Jun 29, 2023
Required Software
Adobe Creative Suite
Section Notes

There are no prerequisites for this course.

This course will be delivered virtually using MS Teams & Brightspace/D2L. MS Teams sessions will be held on Tuesdays between Jun 20 and Jul 11 from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

We encourage you to use your webcam and microphone to contribute to a more collaborative learning experience.

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