Adobe Photoshop CC Level 1

This course covers all the fundamental concepts and tools in Photoshop CC, allowing you to provide design solutions for business or yourself.

Course Length: 15 Hours

What you'll learn

  • Introduction
  • Exploring the Interface
  • Using the Tools
  • Image Basics
  • Introduction to Layers
  • Retouching Basics
  • Making Selections
  • Photo Fixes
  • Saving Images
  • Camera Raw
  • Creating Type

Course Description

As part of the Creative Cloud, Photoshop can be used to edit images one at a time or in large batches or create digital “paintings” that appear to be drawn by hand. In this 15-hour introductory course, you will familiarize yourself with the Photoshop interface and many of the tools. You will learn about layers, selections, basic photo retouching, saving images, Adobe Camera Raw, and adding text to images.

To get the most out of this course, we strongly recommend you review every topic within the course, and use all the learning styles to ensure you retain the important information within. We also encourage you to take all the progress tests to ensure you have retained the knowledge, and most importantly practice with the real world, Let Me Try examples.

Course Outline

Adobe Photoshop CC Level 1 Course Outline


  • About Photoshop
  • Adobe Bridge
  • Open Images

Exploring the Interface

  • Workspace Basics
  • Working with Panels

Using the Tools

  • Move, Zoom, Pan
  • The Options Bar
  • Options to Undo

Image Basics

  • Image Size & Resolutions
  • The Canvas
  • Image Sources

Introduction to Layers

  • Layers Explained
  • Layer Properties
  • Adjustment Layers
  • Retouching Basics
  • Retouching Tools
  • Content-Aware Tools
  • Final Output

Making Selections

  • The Section Tools
  • Working with Selections
  • Select and Mask

Photo Fixes

  • Quick Fixes
  • Faces
  • How to Blur
  • Color Corrections

Saving Images

  • Saving for Print
  • Saving for Web
  • Creative Cloud Libraries

Camera Raw

  • Opening & Developing Raw Images

Creative Type

  • Type Options
  • The Character Panel
  • Type of Text

Navigation Strategies

Beginners: Complete the course in order from beginning to end. Once any topic is completed, you will have full access to it at any time for one year after registration, to use as a resource.

Intermediate/Advanced Users: Use the course as a flexible resource tool to find what you need, whenever you need it. Try the assessment tests first, if you get 80%+ you can move to the next level, if you get less than 80% you should complete the lecture. This gives you a pre and post-assessment score, which can be used to track your skills improvements.

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