Aimee Erickson - iPhone and Photoshop for Painters: Digital Photo Editing (Online); Fridays, February 5-March 5, 2021

Date: Fridays, February 5-March 5, 2021
Time: 9:00-11:30 AM PST
Level: All
Medium: All

Our live online classes are taught via Zoom. Students have the opportunity to interact with the instructor and other participants, watch live demos and receive feedback and instruction. You will have access to a class chat forum on our website where you can share work, comment and ask questions. You will also have access to recordings of the class that will expire 30 days after the final day of the course.

To take this class, you need a microphone and camera enabled computer OR an iPad /smart tablet OR a smart phone (android or IOS) and a strong internet connection.

You will receive an email with the Zoom link and class details 5-7 days before the class starts (don’t forget to check your junk folder). Find out how to access the class group message board here. 

Learn to use your iPhone and computer to support your visual and artistic skills. Aimee will share the tools and techniques she uses in her own work, including photography techniques and photo-editing tools that can make your photographs easily and remarkably more useful as reference for paintings. We will cover iPhone camera settings, filters, and editing tools; Photoshop basics including layers, selection tools, cutting, pasting, moving and resizing, cropping, and document resizing. Also: apps and techniques for photographing artwork with professional results.


Materials/Equipment List:

  • iPhone 6 or later 
  • iPhone apps (download from the app store): 
    • Genius Scan – PDF Scanner
    • Camera + Legacy
  • A laptop or desktop computer (Mac or windows)
  • Adobe Photoshop CS4 or by subscription


Requisite Skills:

  • Basic computer and iPhone skills


Course Schedule Outline:

  • Week 1   iPhone camera settings & editing tools
  • Week 2   Photoshop
  • Week 3   Photoshop 
  • Week 4   Photographing artwork
  • Week 5  Putting it all together

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