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10 Tools Every Beginner Needs in Photoshop

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For people just starting out in Adobe® Photoshop®, the amount of panels and menus can seem as intimidating as the cockpit of a jumbo jet. Join Colin Smith as he shows you the top 10 tools to focus on. If you learn these tools, you will be up and running and able to handle most Adobe Photoshop tasks right away. This is an easy-to-follow way to start creating beautiful imagery!

Software Used: Adobe Photoshop CC 2017


  • Class Introduction
  • How to Use Texture Overlays
  • How to Work with Camera Raw Files
  • Understanding File Formats
  • Utilizing Resizing and Cropping
  • Cutting Out an Image
  • Utilizing Healing and Cloning
  • Using Vignettes
  • Basics of Masks
  • Basics of Layers
  • Bonus: Organizing Layers

Taught by

Colin Smith

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