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Adobe Photoshop Weekend – WINTER

This two-day intensive weekend course is designed to provide students with a thorough overview of basic Photoshop tools and functions. Through discussions, demonstration, and hands-on application, students will review the tools and techniques for, processing and adjustments, retouching, digital hand coloring, making multi-layered images, masking, and type. This workshop is specifically designed for students who have a little Photoshop knowledge and need a refresher, or for the self-taught user who needs to fill in the gaps. Students will find that this class provides a thorough review of Photoshop fundamentals, helping to provide a solid foundation for learning more advanced skills taught inCreative Imaging II and other workshops.


This workshop is for students who have some basic Photoshop experience in the past and need a refresher, or for the self-taught user who needs to fill in the gaps.  Students should be comfortable with basic computer use such as transferring images to the computer and saving files.

To participate in this class, student must be 18 years of age or the minimum of a high school graduate (or the equivalent).

About the instructor: Sue Anne Hodges

Sue Anne has studied art and photography and graduated from NESOP before beginning a career in advertising photography. Since 1992, Sue Anne has been exploring and using digital cameras and digital imaging technology. She studied this technology at the Center for Creative Imaging in Camden, Maine. Digital images from her early experiments have been included in Kodak’s publication, International Photography, and one of the first exhibits of digital imaging—“L’Épreuve Numérique"—at the Centre National de la Photographie, Palais de Tokyo, Paris.

For 15 years, Sue Anne shot and supervised photography for a major retail advertising studio. In 1995, she opened her own studio where she continued to shoot for major retailers and other commercial clients. Clients have included: Lechmere, Bradlees, Staples, KitchenEtc, Glen Group Marketing, and more.

In recent years her work has expanded to include a variety of projects including work for The Cultural Landscape Foundation, Down East Magazine, Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce, and clients in the travel industry. Sue Anne’s personal work has been widely exhibited; she is currently represented by Redfield Artisans Gallery in Northeast Harbor, Maine.

Sue Anne shares both her technical knowledge and her passion for the creative process with her students. In 1994, she helped open NESOP’s first digital imaging lab and remains a specialist in Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom. In 2011 and 2012 Sue Anne was honored to be one of 20 educators in the country to be invited by Adobe to the Adobe Educators Summit.

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February 8 - February 9

Saturday & Sunday 9:00AM-4:00PM



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Please note: NESOP’s evening workshops do not fall under the scope of the school’s accreditation, and so they are not accredited by ACCSC.