Class Introduction


Fine Art Photoshop Editing


Lesson Info

Class Introduction

This is Fine Art Photoshop Editing with TJ Drysdale, and I am your host, Kenna Klosterman. TJ is a fine art photographer who is based in Tampa, Florida, and his images showcase scenes that make us feel like we are in fairytales. We are so excited to have TJ Drysdale here on the CreativeLive stage. Please help me give him a big shoutout. (applause) Thank you, everybody. How's everybody doing? Good, good. Awesome, awesome. Well, my name is TJ Drysdale, and in this class we're gonna learn my fine art editing process. Whether you're just getting your start in photography or you're a seasoned professional, this class is gonna, this class is gonna help you. I think it's important to remind everybody that art is truly subjective, and that we as creatives, we're inspired by many things, whether it be landscapes or portraits or poetry, you know, the list goes on and on, but me personally, I've always been inspired by film, and I've always tried to incorporate that kinda like cinematic qua...

lity into my work, and hey, I'm just excited to teach you guys a little bit of what I know and hopefully it inspires you to go out there and continue to create works of art of your own, so in order to achieve that, we're gonna discuss some focused RAW conversion techniques that I use. We'll run through some basic steps of Photoshop. We'll get a little bit more advanced, and although we're gonna be primarily focusing on my fine art style, I just want to show everybody that you know, this style can be used for many different photographic styles. Everybody has a different one. And although this is personal, I just want to let you know that, you know, what you're gonna learn today can be utilized in your own work, so with that said, let's get started.

Class Description

Photoshop is a valuable resource for fine art creators of all stripes and skill levels. Follow TJ as he teaches you how to unlock lesser-known Photoshop tricks, tips and advanced techniques for adding artistic effects to images. You'll also learn how to take advantage of such features as advanced raw conversion, color toning, and adjustment layers. Invigorate your art and energize your workflow with this insider post-production tricks.

Software Used: Adobe Photoshop CC 2015.1.2



I was absolutely enthralled by how easy it was to take a plain yet pretty image and through some very basic changes turn it into a Fine Art Masterpiece. Highly recommend this course for anyone who wants to bring their work to a whole new level