John Paul Caponigro’s first online class goes live today at and we couldn’t be prouder to have JP join our faculty. If you’ve ever seen John Paul teach live at Photoshop World, or during the Epson Print Academy, you know what a brilliant, inspirational teacher he is, and as you can see from the title, he’s teaching new techniques and ways of working in Photoshop that only John Paul can.

Here’s his description of the new class:

Drawing with Light: 21st Century Dodging & Burning
Today you can enhance select areas of any image with extraordinary power and precision. Simple brushing techniques applied precisely can take your image to a whole new level, giving you vastly expanded possibilities for creative expression.

These essential go-to techniques will help you master selections and masks; simple masks, gradient masks, luminance masks, contour masks and more. Plus, learn to control the position and quality of every transition and edge. In addition, you’ll discover revolutionary new ways of capturing and enhancing light.

Drawing With Light; 21st Century Dodging and Burning will teach you these invaluable techniques:

  • Drawing Light
  • Simple selections and masks
  • Edge
  • Gradient masks
  • Luminance masks
  • Contour masks
  • Compositing Light

Here’s the link if you want to check it out JPs class for yourself.

About The Author

Scott is the President of KelbyOne, an online educational community for Photographers, Photoshop and Lightroom users. He's editor and publisher of Photoshop User Magazine, Conference Technical Chair for the Photoshop World Conference & Expo, and the author of a string of bestselling Photoshop, Lightroom, and photography books.