|Adobe Photoshop Basics
This is the main page for the Adobe Photoshop Basics Online Course. Scroll down to find an outline of every lesson and every page in the course. The lessons are intended to be worked through in the order presented, and at your own pace. Click the link below to sign up for email delivery so you won't miss a lesson.
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Adobe Photoshop Basics Outline
The lessons have been written for Photoshop versions 5.0, 5.5, 6.0 including educational and academically-priced versions. When information in a lesson does not apply to all of these versions, notes and/or separate pages will be provided for each version where applicable. Users of Photoshop 7 and 8 (CS) can follow the navigation labeled for version 6, although new features in these versions will not be covered. Users of Photoshop 7 and 8 may encounter minor differences in the locations of some commands, but most of these are noted in the discussion forum threads that go along with each lesson. Portions of this course will not be applicable to Photoshop Elements, or the discontinued Photoshop LE (limited edition) that ships with some hardware products. To determine your version, choose Help > About from within Photoshop.
- Read This First!
Preliminary information you'll need to know before you begin the course.
Lesson 1: Navigating the Workspace
Lesson 2: Working with Documents
- Lesson 3: Image Modes & Color Selection
Lesson 4: Selections and Masks
Lesson 5: Layers and Blend Modes
Lesson 6: Adding and Working with Type
Lesson 7: Painting Tools
Lesson 8: Retouching Tools
- Going Beyond the Basics
Now that you know the basics... where do you go from here?
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