Photoshop CC 2017 Essential Training: The Basics

Photoshop CC 2017 Essential Training: The Basics

Learning how to use Photoshop efficiently and effectively is the best investment you can make to get the most out of your pixels. Photoshop CC Essential Training: The Basics filters out the noise and complexity so that you understand the basic features and concepts you need to use Photoshop effectively, whether you're a photographer or designer.

Julieanne Kost reviews the basics of digital imaging, from bit depth to image size, and shows how to use different Photoshop tools to crop and retouch photos, while always maintaining the highest-quality output. She shows the most efficient ways to perform common tasks, including working with layers, making selections, and masking. Along the way, you will learn the secrets of nondestructive editing using Smart Objects, and master features such as adjustment layers, blend modes, filters, and much more—increasing your productivity every step of the way.

Topics include:

  • Opening files in Photoshop, Bridge, and Lightroom
  • Arranging your workspace
  • Modifying keyboard shortcuts
  • Changing color mode, bit depth, and document size
  • Cropping and straightening images
  • Working with layers and layer masks
  • Using brushes
  • Making detailed selections
  • Retouching
  • Editing images with the Content-Aware tools
  • Using blend modes
  • Creating Smart Objects
  • Using adjustment layers to change color, tone, contrast, and saturation
  • Applying filters


  • 英文名称:Photoshop CC 2017 Essential Training: The Basics
  • 时长:4小时33分
  • 字幕:英语


  1. Welcome
  2. What you should know
  3. Using the exercise files
  4. Opening documents in Photoshop
  5. Opening files in Photoshop from Bridge
  6. Opening files from Lightroom
  7. Starting with Adobe Camera Raw
  8. A tour of the Photoshop interface
  9. Working with multiple documents
  10. Panning and zooming documents
  11. Viewing with different screen modes
  12. Arranging the panels you use most often
  13. Switching and saving workspaces
  14. Customizing the toolbar
  15. Modifying keyboard shortcuts for speed
  16. Understanding file formats
  17. Choosing color modes and bit depth
  18. Understanding color space
  19. Understanding what document size you need
  20. Changing document size
  21. Multiple Undo and the History panel
  22. Saving documents
  23. Using the Crop tool
  24. Straightening a crooked image
  25. Cropping to the perfect size
  26. Increasing canvas size
  27. Autofill with Content-Aware Crop
  28. Exploring layer basics
  29. Loading, selecting, transforming, and aligning
  30. Working with layer groups
  31. Merging and flattening layers
  32. Color basics
  33. Brush options
  34. Layer mask essentials
  35. Using gradients to blend images
  36. Using the Marquee and Lasso tools
  37. Combining selections
  38. Quick Select and layer mask touchups
  39. Selecting soft-edged objects using Select and Mask
  40. Using Select and Mask to refine a hard-edged selection
  41. Making selections based on color and focus
  42. Removing distracting elements with the Healing Brush and Patch tools
  43. The magic of Content-Aware Fill, Move, and Scale
  44. Using the Clone Stamp tool
  45. Removing larger elements from an image
  46. Getting to know the blend modes
  47. Smart Object basics
  48. Opening raw images as Smart Objects
  49. Scaling, skewing, and rotating layers with Free Transform
  50. Correcting perspective
  51. Introducing adjustment layers
  52. Understanding the Histogram
  53. Refining dynamic range using Levels
  54. Adjusting local color and contrast with Curves
  55. Changing vibrance, hue, and saturation
  56. Custom black and white conversions
  57. Limiting adjustments with clipping masks
  58. Overview of filters
  59. Applying filters nondestructively with Smart Filters
  60. Sharpening images
  61. Applying Camera Raw as a filter
  62. Applying filters to multiple layers
  63. Next steps