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Adobe Photoshop Tutorials

Photoshop Overview | Basic Image Editing | Creating Images | Working With Type | Using Selection Tools |
Using Other Tools | Creating Special Effects/Layers | Additional Tutorials

Software Description:
An image editing software developed and manufactured by Adobe Systems Inc. Photoshop is considered one of the leaders in photo editing software. The software allows users to manipulate, crop, resize, and correct color on digital photos.

Operating Systems

  • Mac
  • PC/Windows

Greate Software Sites

Useful Files


  • Adobe Certified Associate Program - The Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification allows you to demonstrate proficiency in Adobe digital communications tools. Become a Certified Associate and stand apart from your peers, boost your confidence, and expand your career opportunities.
    • Visual Communication Using Adobe Photoshop - Adobe conducted research to identify the foundational skills students need to effectively communicate using digital media tools. Based on feedback from educators, design professionals, businesses, and educational institutions around the world, the objectives cover entry-level skill expectations for visual communication.

Photoshop Shortcuts

Vocabulary: Gradient, Bounding Box, Masking, Layer
Video Tutorials:
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Photoshop Overview
Adobe Photoshop Workspace & Overview

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ACTIVITY 1: Basic Image Editing
Opening & Cropping a New Image

Resizing an Image

Viewing an Image & Rulers/Guides

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ACTIVITY 2: Creating Images
Creating a New Image File

Creating a Custom Shape and Using Layer Styles

Stroke a Selection

Gradient Application

Creating a Gradient
in a Selection

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ACTIVITY 3: Working with Type
Adding Type

Adding Type in a Bounding Box Part 1

Adding Type in a Bounding Box Part 2

Warping Text

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ACTIVITY 4: Using Selection Tools
Marquee Selection
- Part 1

Marquee Selection/Filters - Part 2

Lasso Tool

Magnetic Lasso Tool

Magic Wand Tool

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ACTIVITY 5: Using Other Tools
Airbrush Tool

Clone Stamp Tool

Pattern Stamp Tool

Eraser & Eye Dropper Tools

Blur and Sharpen Tools

Dodge, Burn, & Sponge Tools

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ACTIVITY 6: Creating Special Effects/Layers
Creating Layers - Part 1

Creating Layers - Part 2

Filters- Distort

Filters - Textures

Creating a Layer Mask

Creating a Layer Mask P2

Creating a Quick Mask

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Additional Tutorials
Remove Color
from an Image

Creating a
Clipping Mask

Exporting Graphics

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Extra Tips:
Use to download decorative fonts

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