Key Information
Adobe Photoshop Bootcamp
Graphic Design Certificate
Photoshop in a Day
$975 18 Hours
$2,995 84 Hours
$325 6 Hours
Get a solid understanding of Photoshop so you can retouch and color correct photos, combine images, and create graphics. In this class, you’ll start with the basics and then move on to more intermediate features. Learn about color/contrast, photo retouching, layers, masks, paths, filters, type, and saving files for web/video/print.
Become a graphic designer. Learn about design, typography, photo retouching, vector graphics, and much more as you study Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator. Explore design concepts in a project-based Graphic Design Bootcamp, where you’ll work on designs for your portfolio to show prospective employers or clients.
Get started with the fundamentals of Photoshop: retouch photos, improve contrast and color, remove unwanted elements from photos, save files for print/web, and more.
Open to Beginners
Open to Beginners
Open to Beginners
185 Madison Ave, NYC or Live Online
185 Madison Ave, NYC or Live Online
185 Madison Ave, NYC or Live Online
Next start date: January 17–19, Tuesday to Thursday, 10–5pm
Other scheduling options Weekdays, weeknights, or weekends
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Next start date: Jan 9–Feb 17, Weekdays
Other scheduling options: Weekdays, weeknights, or weekends
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Next start date: January 17 & 19, Tuesday & Thursday, 6–9pm
Other scheduling options Weeknights only
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Receive a Certificate of Completion
New York-licensed Certificate Program
Free Retake Within 1 Year See our class policies for more details
Workbook Included
Courses Included (Certificates & packages only)
  • 18 HoursAdobe InDesign Bootcamp
  • 18 HoursAdobe Photoshop Bootcamp
  • 18 HoursAdobe Illustrator Bootcamp
  • 30 HoursGraphic Design Portfolio Bootcamp
Payment Plan See our payment plan FAQ for more details
This program is eligible for our “pay-as-you-go” payment plan.
Financing See our Leif FAQ for more details
This program is eligible for 12-month financing through Leif.
Target Audience

This class is a good fit for:

  • Beginners without previous design experience who want to learn Photoshop.
  • Marketers, photographers, and other professionals looking to add Photoshop to their skill sets.
  • Designers who want to refresh on or learn Photoshop for digital design.

This certificate program is for anyone who wants to learn design apps (such as InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator), develop graphic design skills (learn about color, composition, etc), and start building their design portfolio. It’s a good fit for:

  • Those who want to get started as a graphic designer.
  • Anyone who needs to create graphics or marketing materials for businesses. Business owners, people in marketing, or anyone in a company that works with the creation of marketing materials can benefit from design skills. Better looking design can lead to more sales. Not having to hire outside design firms can speed up projects and give you more control.
  • Beginning designers who want to round out their technical skills (by getting better with the design apps) and improve their graphic design skills to be a better designer.
  • Designers who have been away from the design field for a while and want to get back to being hands-on with the design apps, update their skills, and create an updated portfolio of design work.
What You’ll Learn
  • Learn to retouch photos & create graphics
  • Improve your images by adjusting color, brightness, & contrast
  • Use selections to work with a specific part of an image
  • Prepare images for use on the web, videos, or in print
  • Make updates easier by using adjustment layers
  • Remove backgrounds using layer masks & clipping paths
  • Sharpen photos
  • Create visual effects with filters, shadows, bevels, blend modes, and much more
  • Adobe Photoshop to retouch photos & create graphics
  • Adobe InDesign to create page layouts with text & images
  • Adobe Illustrator to create vector graphics such as logos, icons, & more
  • Understand graphic design concepts & processes
  • Learn about the elements of design
  • Develop & expand your graphic design portfolio
  • Learn how to speak about your work and how to incorporate and evaluate critiques
  • Broaden your understanding of graphic design concepts and processes, both formal and conceptual
  • Upload your work to Adobe Portfolio (included with your Creative Cloud membership) to create your portfolio website.
  • Learn to retouch photos
  • Improve your images by adjusting color, brightness, & contrast
  • Design graphics for social media such as Facebook, Instagram, and more
  • Create designs that combine photos, text, and graphics such as logos
  • Straighten & crop photos
  • Use selections to work with a specific part of an image
  • Save your images in the appropriate files formats for use on the web or print