Photoshop CC for Beginners - A Comprehensive Crash Course

Learn how to use Adobe's powerful image editing software, Photoshop CC from a professional Web & graphic designer.
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  • Lectures 20
  • Length 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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About This Course

Published 7/2015 English

Course Description

Learn how to wield the powerful tools of Photoshop CC to take your graphic design to the next level. In this Photoshop CC for Beginners course, you'll learn how to leverage this versatile piece of software to one day create visually-stunning graphic design.

This course has been designed for complete beginners of Photoshop CC. If you've been interested in learning how to use this software, then this crash course will help you hit the ground running.

Starting from an overview of the tools in Photoshop CC, and moving into some basic image-editing techniques, and even gaining an understanding of print-ready design, you'll learn how to quickly get up and running and go from an absolute beginner to a seasoned pro in no time.

Imagine being able to design beautiful, visually-stunning images and professional edit photos in Photoshop CC. In this crash course, you'll learn how to do just that.

But why should you listen to me? And who am I?

My name is R.L. Adams and I'm a entrepreneur, software engineer, designer, and best-selling author. I've had over 15 years of hands-on experience with Photoshop and Web design, and have been using this software since its infancy.

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What are the requirements?

  • Have Photoshop CC installed on their computer.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Know how to use Photoshop CC to create, manipulate, and edit images for a wide variety of uses that include Web design, photography, and advertising.
  • Understand how to use Photoshop CC and its various tools
  • Learn the principles behind print-ready design
  • Design print-ready business cards & flyers
  • Learn how to create graphics for Web & mobile apps
  • Manipulate, re-touch, and edit photos

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone who is a beginner to Photoshop CC or who has very minimal experience with it. This course is not designed for Photoshop experts.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: An Introduction to Photoshop CC

An introduction to the Photoshop CC interface and a general overview of some of the more important tools and shortcuts that you'll be using.

Section 2: Getting Started

How to open & save images in Photoshop CC.


How to crop images in Photoshop CC.


How to cut & paste images in Photoshop CC.


How to work with text in Photoshop CC.

Section 3: Image Editing

Basic image-editing techniques in Photoshop CC.


How to combine images together in Photoshop CC.


Editing skin blemishes and making skin appear smoother.


How to use the clone stamp to modify images.


Color correcting real estate photos for virtually any application or use.

Section 4: Working with Layers

Working with layers.


First challenge: create a composite photo using layers.


Answer to the challenge.

Section 5: Working with Masks

How to mask two images.


Create an image mask by combining two images.


Solution to the image-masking challenge.

Section 6: Working with Filters

An overview of filters.


Using the Camera RAW filter.

Section 7: Working with Paths

How to use paths.

Section 8: Print-Ready Design

Setting up a business card.

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Instructor Biography

R.L. Adams, Entrepreneur, Software Engineer & Best-Selling Author.

R.L. Adams is an entrepreneur and best-selling author with over 40 books to his name, many of which are in the field of search engine optimization and online marketing. You can find all of his books on Amazon and Audible. 

He contributes to some of the biggest names in the digital publishing industry such as Forbes, Entrepreneur Magazine, Huffington Post and Engadget. He also runs a wildly-successful blog called Wanderlust Worker. 

He believes in developing educational material that will not only inspire, but will also deliver tons of value. He believes in quality over quantity, and doesn't skimp when it comes to covering all the meticulous details required to learn any subject matter that demands a great deal of dexterity. 

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