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Photoshop Basics with Laurence Gartel

December 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tools of the Trade


Photoshop Basics will cover many of the different tools and techniques used to enhance your images in Adobe Photoshop. In this class, you will learn the basics of how to use color correcting tools, retouching tools,  selection/resizing tools, and more. We will also discuss the many uses and applications of Adobe Photoshop. This class is perfect for someone who is looking for basic post-processing skills (color correction, skin retouching, cropping, removing small imperfections, etc.) Having a basic knowledge of Adobe Photoshop is a plus but it not necessary. However, a basic knowledge of computer functions, such as the use of menus, windows, dragging, left and right clicking, is required.


LAURENCE GARTEL is considered the “Father” of the Digital Art medium for over 34-years. He has been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, Long Beach Museum of Art, Princeton Art Museum, Norton Museum of Art, and in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian Institution’s Museum of American History, Bibliotheque Nationale, and most recently the Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum in London. Gartel is also the subject of two monographs: Laurence M. Gartel: A Cybernetic Romance” Introduction written by Nam June Paik, and “GARTEL: Arte e Tecnologia”. Dozens of publications include Mr. Gartel as a major figure of the “Art of the Digital Age” shifting the course of discipline.

GARTEL was one of the few artists that gave input to the first version of the software. He was a spokesperson for Adobe when they introduced version 3.0 with layers so many years ago. GARTEL taught Andy Warhol how to use the Amiga Computer as he needed assistance creating Debbie Harry (Blondie’s) album cover. Other celebrities such as Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, have collaborated with GARTEL. Join him at the Palm Beach Photographic Centre for a dynamic learning experience.


Refunds and Cancellations

For workshops at the Centre, all deposits will be refunded IN FULL if a workshop is canceled. If you decide to withdraw from a workshop, please inform us at least 30 days before the first day of class; we will refund your deposits, less a $100 withdrawal fee. Our obligations to the professionals who teach at the Centre dictate that no refund of payments will be made to you if you do not notify us of your withdrawal 30 days before the start of the workshop (120 days for travel workshops). In the event that a replacement is found to fill your vacant space, all payments, less the withdrawal fee will be refunded. No refund of fees will be made for no-shows or for withdrawal after the workshop begins. Membership fees are non-refundable.



December 9, 2019
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Space limited to 10 participants.


Palm Beach Photographic Centre
415 Clematis St.
West Palm Beach, FL 33401 United States
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(561) 253-2600