This class will focus on the basic concepts and skills involved with Photoshop Elements. Topics include graphic file types, tools, layers, selection, photo editing, photo enhancement and more. The course is perfect for persons who are interested in digital photography or web page design. The software used will be Adobe Photoshop Elements, a home version of the professional version of Photoshop. The bulk of the instruction is transferable to any version of Photoshop including the professional versions. The course will focus on tools, layering and selection. Students should possess a good working knowledge of Windows and have good mouse skills. This course is not for computer novices. At the end of the course, students will be able to enhance the quality of their photographs and perform photo touch-ups using a variety of techniques. A $5 material fee is due to instructor at first class.