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Back to Basics - Weekly Photoshop for Photographers Night School

Steve Thewis Retouching Workshop.  Weekly Night School Class Milton Keynes
Steve Thewis Retouching Workshop.  Weekly Night School Class Milton Keynes
Steve Thewis Retouching Workshop.  Weekly Night School Class Milton Keynes

Tuesday Evenings 7th February to 28th March 2017

Local professional retoucher Steve Thewis  is once again bringing his expertise to Saracen House Studio for a hands-on workshop to guide you through using the basic tools in Photoshop for retouch workflow.

Supported by our friends at Wacom , this course will guide you through the basic tools in Photoshop to allow you to create a workflow that works for you. We will be covering topics such as, making the most out of Smart Objects, Masking, Blending Modes, Adjustments Layers and a lot more to create a non-destructive workflow.

Over the course of eight weeks you'll learn:

  • How to setup Photoshop properly
  • How to use a Wacom graphics tablet
  • How to work with Layers & Masks
  • How to get the best out of Camera Raw
  • How to use Adjustment Layers
  • About the power of Blend Modes
  • About what each of the Tools does
  • How to work Non-Destructively
  • How to work with Smart Objects
  • How to dodge and burn skin
  • Some some very simple Tips & Tricks that will take your editing to the next level
  • And So Much More…

Steve will also supply you with detailed course notes, practice files to work on and will offer support after the class has finished in his exclusive Facebook Group for people that have been on his training courses.

Steve Thewis Retouching Workshop.  Weekly Night School Class Milton Keynes


Besides explaining the basics of Photoshop, we will also be covering some tricks and tips to speed up and simplify your post processing workflow, whilst giving you skills to allow your editing to reflect your creativity better.

You will also be able to use a brand new Wacom Intuos Pro  tablet during each class to help you get to grips with getting the best out of using this powerful tool with Photoshop.


This is a weekly course, two hours each week on a Tuesday evening
for eight weeks during February & March 2017


Workshop Information

Date: Tuesday Evenings, 7th February to 28th March (eight weeks)

Time: 7.30pm to 9.30pm

Location: Saracen House Studio, Milton Keynes

Knowledge Level:  Beginner to Intermediate

PC/Mac laptop with Adobe Photoshop CS6 or newer
Pen & Notepad
Graphics Tablet (if you have one)
Wacom Intuos Pro tablets available

Notes and practice images are provided.
There will be a short comfort break with drinks provided each week 

Price:   £199 per person for the whole eight week course.


Images taken on workshops are intended for training use only. Whilst you may use images taken as part of your portfolio, you should make note that such images have been taken, under instruction, on a workshop.

No commercial use of images is possible.

Images used on this page have been provided by the model and/or photographer and are copyright their respective owners.

Bookings are subject to availability on a first come, first served basis.

All bookings are subject to our usual terms and conditions which can be found here.