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Adobe Photoshop CC for Beginners

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Learn the essential tools of Adobe Photoshop CC to jump right in and design beautiful graphics and photos in Photoshop.

You want to learn how to use Photoshop CC, right?

Start using Adobe Photoshop CC to edit photos and design beautiful graphics today!

Either you're completely brand new to Adobe Photoshop, or you've played around with it but want to get more comfortable with Adobe Photoshop. Either way, this course will be great for you.

Adobe Photoshop is the worlds's #1 photo editing application. This full course is the best way to learn how to use it.

I'll be teaching the course using the latest creative cloud version, but if you have a previous version (CS6, CS5, CS4, CS3), you can still learn to edit like a pro. This course is great for Mac and PC users.

What is this Adobe Photoshop course all about?

In this complete guide to Adobe Photoshop, you'll not only learn all of the editing tools available in Adobe Photoshop, but also how to design actual graphics you can use for your business, or for fun.

This course will cover everything you need to know to start, including:

  • Getting started with Photoshop

  • Navigating and customizing  the workspace

  • Using the Photoshop layers panel

  • Editing RAW and non-RAW photos in Photoshop

  • Using selection tools

  • Using tools like doge and burn to edit just part of your images

  • Retouching photos such as whitening teeth, removing blemishes, and more

  • Creating and adjusting shapes in Photoshop

  • Designing graphics with different blend modes

  • Adding and editing layer styles like bevels and drop shadows

  • Adding artistic filters like blurs

  • Adding and editing text to your graphics

  • Saving your projects for anything - printing, online, and more

By the end of this course, your confidence as a photoshop user will soar. You'll have a thorough understanding of how to use Adobe Photoshop for fun or as a career opportunity.

See you in class!




  • Welcome to Class
  • Download the Course Files
  • Opening Photoshop for the First Time
  • Understand the Photoshop Interface
  • Customize Your Workspace and Panels
  • Create a New Photoshop File
  • Place Photos & Graphics in Your Project
  • Moving & Zooming Around a Project
  • Use Artboards in Your Photoshop Workflow
  • What is the Layer Panel?
  • Aligning Layers in Photoshop
  • Keeping Your Layer Panel Organized
  • Linking Layers
  • Adding Layer Styles and Adjustments
  • Using Layer Masks to Erase Parts of an Image
  • Project: Photo Compositing Basics (Resizing and Placing Layers)
  • Project Solution: Photo Compositing Basics (Resizing and Placing Layers)
  • Intro to the Selection Tools and Removing Subjects from the Background
  • The Magic Wand and Object Selection Tools
  • Improving Edge Selections with the Refine Edge Tools
  • Selecting a Specific Color
  • Easily Remove Objects from a Photo with Content Aware Fill
  • Generative AI in Photoshop - Add Images to Your Projects
  • Project: Abstract Art Graphic
  • Project Solution: Abstract Art Graphic
  • Intro to Editing Photos in Photoshop
  • Adjusting Exposure (How Bright or Dark Your Photo Is)
  • Adjusting Colors and Making Your Photos Pop
  • Cropping and Adjusting Photo Aspect Ratio
  • Basic Dodging and Burning
  • A Note About Editing RAW Images
  • Intro to the Wonderful World of Shapes in Photoshop
  • Creating Custom Shapes with the Pen and Curvature Tools
  • Project: Create a Social Media Graphic
  • Project Solution: Create a Social Media Graphic
  • How to Add Text to Your Projects
  • Warping Text
  • Making Text Follow a Line or Shape
  • Project: Design a Poster with Just Text
  • Project Solution: Design a Poster with Just Text
  • How to Add a Line (Stroke) Around Your Layers
  • Adding Glow to Your Layers
  • Adding Bevel and Emboss to Your Layers
  • More Layer Styles
  • What is a Blend Mode and How to Use Them?
  • Easily Remove a Black or White Background with Blend Modes
  • Turn Your Coffee Cup into an Ocean with Blend Modes
  • Create a Spotlight Effect with Blend Modes
  • Project: Design a Modern Graphic with Blend Modes
  • Project Solution: Design a Modern Graphic with Blend Modes
  • Using Filters to Add Style to Your Photos and Graphics
  • Adjusting the Strength of a Filter
  • Intro to Retouching and How to Remove Blemishes in Photoshop
  • Smoothing Skin
  • Removing Bags Under the Eye
  • Professional Dodging and Burning to Enhance a Portrait
  • Enhancing Eye Color
  • Enhancing Lip Color
  • Using the Powerful Liquify Tool
  • Intro to Editing with Camera RAW
  • Cropping Photos in Camera RAW
  • White Balance Adjustments
  • Proper Photo Editing Workflow
  • Exposure and Brightness Adjustments
  • Color and Saturation Adjustments
  • Sharpening and Noise Reduction
  • Tone Curve Adjustments
  • Effects like Vignettes, Grain, and Dehaze
  • Saving Photos from Camera RAW
  • HSL and Grayscale Adjustments
  • Split Tone Edits
  • Lens Corrections
  • Spot Removal and Blemish Removal
  • Targeted Adjustments
  • Straighten and Transform Tools
  • Graduated, Radial and Brush Filters
  • Range Masks
  • Let's Put it Together - Full Landscape Edit
  • Let's Put it Together - Full Portrait Edit
  • Editing Together an HDR Photo
  • Speed Up Your Workflow with the Adobe Library
  • How to Save Your Photoshop Project and Export It For Any Purpose
  • Quickly Save JPEGs from Photoshop
  • Exporting Projects Using Artboards
  • Intro to These Additional Project Demonstrations
  • Project: Fantasy Adventure
  • Project: Badge Logo
  • Project: Galaxy Eye
  • Project: Infographic
  • Get Our Free Photoshop Brushes
  • How to Install Photoshop Brushes
  • Watercolor Brushes | Free Photoshop Brush Pack
  • Charcoal Brushes | Free Photoshop Brushes
  • Oil & Acrylic Brushes | Free Photoshop Brushes
  • Marker Style Brushes | Free Photoshop Brushes
  • Brush Strokes | Free Photoshop Brushes
  • Pencil & Graphite Brushes | Free Photoshop Brushes
  • Nature Stamps Brushes | Free Photoshop Brush Pack
  • Thank you

Taught by

Phil Ebiner


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