Workshop – The “Magic” of Photoshop – Layers and Masking – Rick Valasek

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August 12, 2017 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Aliso Viejo Library
1 Journey
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Rick Valasek

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The “Magic” of Photoshop
A hands-on workshop to discover the secrets of creating fantastic images using layers and masks.

While Lightroom is a terrific application to fine-tune many aspects of your images it lacks the ability to apply layer effects and masks to an image. Why would you need to know about layers and mask? Well you only need to know about layers and masks if you want to:

  • Retouch faces
  • Replace or remove elements from an image
  • Change colors of objects (or hair) in an image
  • Take 10 lbs. and/or 5 years off the subject of your portraits
  • Create an image out of several other images
  • Apply dramatic effects to your photos
  • Enhance long-exposure landscapes
  • Apply textures and edge effects to your photos
  • Create photos from images that “never were REALLY there” – Compositing

In short, knowing how to create and use masks and layers is the “magic” that photographers used to create the stunning images that make you ask – “how’d they do that?”

Requirements: Bring your computer and power cords (an extension cord is also helpful). You should also have a bit of experience using Photoshop – this is an “intermediate” level course.


Phone: 949 463.6230 


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