Workshop: Photoshop Elements: Layer Basics

Course ID - CTD0178-3           

Short Title:  Photoshop Elements 3

 Audience     All Employees
Length of Workshop:        3 hours 
Prerequisite     Photoshop Elements Basics course

Adobe Photoshop Elements lets you isolate different parts of an image on layers. Each layer can then be edited as discrete artwork, allowing unlimited flexibility in composing and revising an image. 


As a result of successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Organize artwork on layers
  • Create a new layer
  • View and hide layers
  • Select layers
  • Remove art work on layers
  • Reorder layers to change the placement of artwork in the image
  • Apply modes to layers to vary the effect of artwork on the layer
  • Link layers to affect them simultaneously
  • Apply a gradient to a layer
  • Add text and layer effects to a layer
  • Save a copy of the file with the layers flattened



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Registration information
Course ID: CTD0178-3 
Course Title: Photoshop Elements 3 
Reference # - see table 

How to Register

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If you need special assistance to participate in this workshop due to a disability, please call CT&D at 7-2366 so that appropriate arrangements can be made.  College Training and Development complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.