Learn the core foundation of Adobe Photoshop in the intensive 2-day workshop

Bring your creative ideas to life with Adobe Photoshop, the professional digital imaging standard, used by photographers and designers who want to perfect their digital images. Photoshop allows you to create powerful images and designs. This introduction workshop is designed to teach the core foundation of Adobe Photoshop in just two days. The focus will be on step-by-step instruction leading students through the most important tools and options in Photoshop.

Topics that will be covered in this workshop are:

File formats, photography tools, layers, masks, selections and adjustments. Non-destructive workflow and output options will also be discussed.


This workshop is held in one of our digital classrooms’ outfitted with Macintosh computers. No experience is necessary but basic computer skills in the McIntosh platform are required.

Lunch is included; other meals are on your own. Lodging is available on campus, private room & bath.  $75/night


Ashley Craig

Ashley Elizabeth Craig is an artist and educator living in Camden, Maine.  She received a BMA in Media Arts from the University of South Carolina and an MFA in Photography from the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) in Savannah, Georgia.  She has taught at the Savannah College of Art and Design, the University of South Carolina, Miami International University of Art and Design (MIUAD), Barry University and has now settled in at the Maine Media Workshops + College. 

In late 2012 Ashley, along with two colleagues started a not for profit organization, named Ticka-Arts. Ticka-Arts uncovers hidden talent within the photography community and showcases their work on their website as well as physical exhibitions at rotating locations in the US and the Caribbean. 

Ashley is active in the fine art community, exhibiting nationally in Massachusetts, Florida, Oregon, South Carolina, Georgia, Texas, and California. She participates in portfolio reviewing events and both attending and giving artist lectures and guest critiques.  Ashley also works curating both graduate and undergraduate exhibitions with Universities and Colleges.  She has been an active member in SPE since 2004 working with different committees and caucuses.


Course Dates

May 7 to May 8



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