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About Richard G.

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Las Vegas, NV
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Covering general Photoshop Tools and Application Knowledge, Professional Color Correction and Enhancement Techniques, Commercial Pre-Press and Web Image Prep, Creative Tools and Applications and Techniques, Image Retouching and Restoration, Black and White Image Optimization, and Ink Jet Printing Optimization and for those printing photos and/or purely digital images (such as 3D artwork) on their own. I'll even help you build color profiles for your printing pipeline based on the printing papers you prefer to use on your specific printer and inks.

Indie Game Developer bonus: I can also help those doing Texture/Material/Normal/Bump/Lightmap/TerrainMap work for 3D and Video Game production. Low or high resolution. 3D Max preferred if you need help in your modeling app itself, others too, please contact to discuss.
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About Richard
I can't wait to work with you! I am passionate about the subjects I teach, and find nothing can compare to seeing a student "get it", so they may too enjoy the passion that comes from learning and doing something they love.

Everything I teach I've learned most completely by doing as a Professional, and find great reward in sharing my experience and knowledge with my students.

When the "aha" light goes on, it's truly a wonderful moment for me, and encourages me to drive my students to build towards more of those moments as students, and then ultimately, for themselves as they learn to grow for themselves.
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Frankie L. October 27, 2016
· Photography · In studio
Hi Richard!

Thanks again for your time and info yesterday. I will email you soon, and we will figure out when we should meet for our next class.

Have a great day!

Frankie
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Rodney September 23, 2015
· Adobe Photoshop · In studio
Great very informative
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Richard G.

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About Blake M.

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Chicago, IL
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I've been designing for over ten years dating back to Photoshop 6.0 (yikes!). I look for eager students to understand what they're doing as oppose to just memorizing. I will listen to your goals and adjust the curriculum to your needs. Whether it's working with Photoshop for the first time to getting advice for a project you're currently working on, I can assist you with your needs. I have lots of energy and love students with a sense of humor! Let's start having fun!

About Blake
Greetings! My name is Blake and I can't wait to meet you! I have been practicing design in the corporate, fashion and entertainment industries for over ten years. I can assist you with your goals from learning a new design software to providing guidance one of your current projects. Whatever you want to achieve, I can assist you by finding the right path. I do not have a set curriculum because every student varies from age to experience. My only rule is to take fun seriously!
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Dana W. September 20, 2018
· Photography · Online
Blake is great. I plan on continuing lessons with him. Very laid back, knowledgeable and easy to learn from. I highly recommend him.
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Anthony June 2, 2018
· Video Production · Online
Blake did an amazing job in helping me understand the basics of video editing and helped me to understand the specific parts of video editing i needed for work. I highly recommend Blake and will take classes from him again in the future!
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Ramona May 24, 2018
· Adobe Illustrator · Online
Very good lesson! Looking forward to the next!
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About Ana Z.

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Gordonsville, VA
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I will adapt to the skill level of the student, answer all the questions, and provide practice assignments. The student has the option of choosing the topic or technique. Students can show an example of an effect they would like to learn and I will teach the process step by step.

Minimum requirements for enrolling in this class: A desktop computer with Adobe Photoshop CS6 or CC. Good internet connection.

About Ana
I am a Graphic Designer with a full time job teaching Photoshop and Photography in high school.
After receiving many requests from amateur and professional photographers, as well as aspiring graphic designers, willing to learn the unlimited creative possibilities that Photoshop has to offer, I decided to join Takelessons and become a weekend teacher here.
If you would like to learn how to create literally anything your imagination leads you to, or just use techniques to obtain an effect you have seen somewhere, you came to the right place.
You can discover the secrets of professional photo retouching or dive in the surrealism of advanced photo manipulation, Each lesson will be customized to your specific needs.
On the other hand, if you are just getting started in Photography, Photoshop or Graphic Design, you have likely tried tho
se You Tube videos and gave up in frustration, as most of these videos are too fast or too advanced.
No worries, we can go through the basics at your own pace, until you feel comfortable with using the tools on your own.
The sky is the limit.

Note: in order to book classes for advanced techniques, students must have the necessary basic and intermediate proficiency levels.
If you are not sure what your level of proficiency is, please check with me and we can figure it out together.

Attention: many hours of extensive work go into creating comprehensive student-specific learning content for each individual student at beginner level.
When booking a lesson, bear in mind that your teacher will be working on developing these materials after the lesson has ended.
I will do everything in my power to develop, complete and send these materials out to you during the same weekend*.
With that in mind, please plan for taking lessons on a Saturday.
Sunday students will most likely not be able to benefit from same-weekend newly developed learning content.

*Exceptions apply
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Richard September 25, 2018
· Adobe Photoshop · Online
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Alexander W. September 22, 2018
· Adobe Photoshop · Online
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Alan G. June 23, 2018
· Adobe Photoshop · Online
another great lesson thank you Ana !
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Ana Z.

Ana Z.

Charlottesville, VA 22902
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About Alessandro D.

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Portland, OR
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I am a professional photographer with extensive experience in Photoshop retouching and Lightroom editing. I can help you to refine your editing skills, so you can enhance your creative abilites!

About Alessandro
Hi! My name is Alex, and I have a degree in Italian modern literature from the University of Turin. Apart from being a native Italian speaker, I am also fluent in English. I currently live in Portland, Oregon and I enjoy music, photography, hiking and food!

I am also a professional photographer with extensive experience in digital retouching and Lightroom editing. So if you are looking to improve your editing skills or understand how to use your camera in manual mode, feel free to get in touch!
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Elisabeth July 5, 2018
· Italian · Online
Super fun and inspiring first lesson! Really enjoyed it 👍
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Lauren June 14, 2018
· Italian · In studio
Alex is a great teacher!
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Art E. May 9, 2018
· Italian · Online
Alex was very patient and encouraging for my first lesson.
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About Collyne P.

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Alpharetta, GA

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Whether you’ve ever used Photoshop or if you have used it but want to learn more I'll help teach you how to it to create projects for your business, brand or hobbies.
Topics I’ll Cover:
• Image Resolution For Your Projects. I’ll show you what resolution is and what it means. You’ll learn the standard resolution size for different device formats like web and mobile so you can create beautiful images to showcase.

• How To Navigate Photoshop Workspaces. Learn how to customize Photoshop elements for the way you work to make it easy and more comfortable to create your designs.

• Photoshop Tools And Toolbar. I’ll show you the most used tools, their options and give you some shortcuts on how to use them.

• Photoshop Pallets. Learn which Photoshop pallets to use. From the color swatch pallet to the brush pallet you’ll learn how to retouch photos or do some digital painting. Knowing all of the pallets that are available and what they do is essential to designing your project.

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About Collyne
I'm a graphic, web and digital designer who has been using Adobe creative suite products: Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign for over 15 years. I have a Bachelors of Arts degree in Visual Communication, a Bachelors of Science degree in Marketing and a certificate in Web Design.

Graphic design is my passion. I love coming up with creative ideas and using software applications to make my vision come to life. Share my knowledge, expertise, tips and tricks of the trade with others is something that gives me joy.

So if you are looking to add any type of graphic design skills to your tool kit I'm the person to teach you how to do it!

To make sure that I meet you where you are in your journey, I can develop customized lesson plans, to take you step-by-step through your design lessons so that your end goals are accomplished.

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look forward to working with you!
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Clover August 4, 2018
· Adobe Photoshop · In studio
Collyne was so helpful and worked at my speed!

I had a basic understanding with Photoshop but was fuzzy on a lot of topics. She cleared up my confusion and took my understanding to the next level!

I plan on booking another lesson with her next week!
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Bruce July 30, 2018
· Adobe Photoshop · Online
Collyne was great! I had used Illustrator before for small tasks here and there but had some big gaps in my knowledge of the program. Collyne has really helped me fill in those gaps and in turn produce some great work!
Collyne is patient and extremely knowledgeable, I would recommend Collyne to everyone.
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About Joey F.

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My Photoshop classes include one in basic photo editing, graphic design, and digital painting.

About Joey
Hello Artist-in-Progress,

We are all artists-in-progress because, no matter how good we are, we can always get better!

I'm Mr. Joey and I love art and I love teaching art! I am a graduate of The Art Institute and an artist and animator that creates art in pencil, charcoal, pastel, watercolor, and digital mediums.

I recommend that classes are *at least* 1.5 hours (and I really recommend 2 hours!) because that's what's needed to critique homework assignments, warmup, and do the work for the class, and not be rushed.

Classes I teach are:

• Drawing Fundamentals
• Advanced Drawing
• People and Anatomy
• Portrait Drawing
• Cartoon Characters for Animation
• Character Design
• 2D Animation
• Digital Painting in Photoshop
• Digital Animation

Please view samples of my work and contact me with any questions you may hav
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I look forward to helping you develop your art skills and express your creativity!

Mr. Joey
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Alexandrea S. August 15, 2018
· Animation · In home
Joey is a great teacher and artist!!!
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Moren July 13, 2018
· Calligraphy · Online
Glad he was able to accommodate my beeds
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Nikki F. June 10, 2018
· Drawing · In home
Great experience
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About Yasumine M.

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New York, NY
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Casual one on one lessons. We'll go at your pace, and learn what you specifically want to know how to do.

I've been using Photoshop for some 15 years. It's an incredibly versatile program with a lot of different ways to do the same thing. So we'll try out a couple of different things to find what you're most comfortable with. We can go over the same thing repeatedly, and I'll be right there beside you as you try everything out. So, there's no need to stress or worry if you don't remember everything right off the bat.

About Yasumine
I'm a fairly easy-going person who enjoys art, comics, animation, and pop culture. I'm something of an artist who's attended various forms of art school since I was nine. I have something of a critical eye, but I prefer the big picture over nitpicking details. (Admittedly, I still do the latter, especially if I feel it detracts from the overall image.) Nice to meet you!
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Yasumine M.

Yasumine M.

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About Jazmin Y.

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Charlottesville, VA
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I have thought Photoshop in universities. I have used Photoshop on a professional level for over 11 years as a graphic designer and illustrator for book publishers.

I am confident that I have the experience and the patience to teach photoshop to anyone at any age.

About Jazmin
This is Jazmin. Jazmin got her BA in Graphic Designing and her MA in Media Arts and technology.

She has illustrated 43 books using photoshop and illustrator. She has been using Adobe Creative Cloud on a daily basis for the past 11 years and photoshop is her favorite.

Jazmin so passionate about teaching Adobe CC to anyone interested in learning
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Jazmin Y.

Jazmin Y.

Charlottesville, VA 22903
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$17 / 30-min

About Josiah J.

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Whether you're completely new or have experience with Adobe Photoshop, I'm confident that I can help you learn how to create stunning photos and graphics for your business, brand, or personal projects.

Whether you're just getting started or if you have years of experience using Photoshop, there are dozens of tips, tricks, and methods that I can teach you to speed up your workflow and produce amazing awe-inspiring images.

Whether you want to make simple fine-tune adjustments to bring your photographs to life, or if you want to create advanced digital collages and compositions, I'm happy to show you how!

If you're ready to learn Adobe Photoshop and take your skills to the next level, please email me to book your appointment. I look forward to scheduling lessons with you. Bring your projects and questions!

About Josiah
I'm a professional website designer, internet marketer, photographer, and visual artist. I have a wide range of skills, talents, and interests from coding CSS and HTML, to manipulating photos, and making fine art paintings. Despite the medium, above all else, I am visual artist and designer.

With over 15 years of experience using Adobe software to build websites, and edit photos, I now work closely with clients to brand their businesses and market their products and services online.

I'm currently enrolled at Mesa Community College in pursuit of my 2nd associates degree, specifically digital photography and applied sciences. I'm excited to share what I know and mentor students who are eager to learn how to use their computers and software.
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Josiah J.

Josiah J.

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