Learn the Magic of Photoshop – Building Dream Worlds & the Art of Conceptual Composites

Photoshop Layers - Building Photos

© Richard Desmarais – Photoshop Seminar – Building Magic Worlds

Learn the Magic of Photoshop – Building Dream Worlds and the Art of Conceptual Composites – with Richard Desmarais, veteran photographer and Photoshop expert.

Who Should Take this Course?

This session is designed for people with some base Photoshop skills who want to transform plain photos into magical worlds beyond our reality.

This course is designed for anyone who wants to:

  • Improve their post processing skills
  • Enjoy their photography beyond the camera
  • Create beautiful, computer based imagery from regular photos
What you will learn

Richard will teach the art of conceptual composites.

The Photoshop Seminar will demonstrate the usage of layers, adjustment layers, gradation maps, warp, puppet warp, brushes, and much more.

All pre-selected elements will be provided.

Thirty years behind the lens as a commercial photographer has exposed Richard to a larger piece of the world than your average person.

Richard’s work has covered the entire spectrum of high-tech, lo-tech and no-tech: from shooting high-end perfume bottles, CF-18 fighter jets and digital telephone switching gear.

Richard’s Photoshop work in action:

Being a self-taught photographer and computer geek has been a challenge. Like many of his colleagues, Richard is a a survivor and produced good imagery that will last.

Richard’s clients include: Alpine & Moosehead Breweries, Belair Networks, CBC ,Canada Post Corporation, Canadian Bank Note Company, Cognos, McCain Foods, Fusion Beauty, KFC, National Defence Canada, NAV Canada, People Magazine, VISA Canada


Ottawa Studio Works
160 Preston St., Ottawa.


November 10th, 2013; 1-5pm
$100 + HST

Photoshop - Building Magic Worlds with photoshop layers

© Richard Desmarais – Building Worlds with Photoshops

Equipment Requirements

Please bring a laptop with a current version of Photoshop installed. Richard will be supplying elements of the photo so everybody can follow building magic worlds simultaneously.

Space is limited! A $100 full payment is required to reserve your spot.

This is an open seminar based workshop. Contact us by email or by phone at 819-827-9460 for more information.

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Photoshop Seminar with Richard Desmarais

© Richard Desmarais – Photoshop Layers Seminar