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Adobe Photoshop CC: The Complete Guide

via CreativeLive


Note: For a long-form bootcamp version of this class, click here.


  • Use layer masks to manipulate your images and edit photos

  • Understand how Blend Modes can help you create cool effects

  • Learn about the various tools and panels

  • Discover the secrets of smart objects

  • Use filters to fix problems and create eye-catching effects

  • Learn about color adjustments, such as hue, saturations, and lightness


Adobe® Photoshop® CC is a huge, unwieldy program with tons of features and capabilities perfect for photo editing. But with the right instruction and a little perseverance, you can master it and create next-level images that will wow your audience.

Ben Willmore is the perfect guide for your journey through Adobe Photoshop CC. His easy-going, straightforward style takes the mystery out of this powerful program and makes you feel like you can tackle anything. Ben divides this course into easy-to-manage, bite-size chunks, so you can master each skill one at a time and gradually build your confidence.

This class will show you:

  • How to use Camera RAW to adjust the majority of your images.

  • Tips to automate repetitive actions to speed up your workflow using keyboard shortcuts.

  • Selection essentials so you can work on small areas in an image.

  • Various ways to fix problem areas.

  • Advanced techniques when retouching images.

For students who’ve only been using Adobe Lightroom or Adobe Illustrator, this is a great way to learn about the many advantages of Photoshop Creative Cloud and its new features. Ben will instruct you in everything from retouching to compositing to masking to troubleshooting, all the while giving you helpful examples and visual aids to drive home each lesson. By the end of this intensive course, you’ll be ready to make some serious magic with Photoshop CC.


  • Beginner, intermediate, and advanced users of Adobe Photoshop.

  • Those who want to gain confidence in Adobe Photoshop and learn new features to help edit photos.

  • Students who’d like to take ordinary images and make them look extraordinary with some image editing or Photoshop fixes.


Adobe Photoshop CC (2015 and newer)

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  • Introduction to Photoshop
  • How to Use Camera RAW
  • Making Selections in Adobe Photoshop
  • Using Layers in Adobe Photoshop
  • Using Layer Masks in Adobe Photoshop
  • Tools Panel in Adobe Photoshop
  • Adjustment Layers in Adobe Photoshop
  • Color Adjustments in Adobe Photoshop
  • Retouching Images in Adobe Photoshop
  • Layer Blending Modes
  • How to Use Filters in Adobe Photoshop
  • Advanced Photoshop Masks
  • Using Smart Objects in Adobe Photoshop
  • Photography for Photoshop
  • Photo Retouching in Photoshop
  • Warp, Bend, Liquify
  • Advanced Photoshop Layers
  • Photoshop Tips and Tricks
  • Photoshop Actions
  • Troubleshooting Photoshop
  • Photoshop Q&A

Taught by

Ben Willmore


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