In this training, we'll learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop, the premiere image editing application. We'll learn how to retouch a photo while exploring the Photoshop interface and becoming more familiar with the program. We'll also work on a more complex photo compositing project, and learn about layers, selections, healing tools, and image adjustments.
Photoshop: The Basics
- Understand the Photoshop interface
- Retouch and blend two images
- Understand layers
- Use effects and filters
- Use the History Panel
- Save a file for the web
- Use basic healing tools
- Basic computer skills, including how to use a keyboard and mouse
Enroll in the online course
Follow the appropriate enrollment method below, depending on your IU status.
IU faculty, staff, and students
Join using the self-enroll feature of Canvas (requires IU username and passphrase).Enroll in Photoshop: The Basics (IU: No cost)
Join via IU Expand at a low cost (requires an IU Guest account, a free sign-up for anyone).Enroll in Photoshop: The Basics (Non-IU: $9.99)
This course is part of an IT Training Certificate Series, which awards a certificate on successful completion of a final online exam. Learn more about the Media Design Certificate Series.
Materials and Files
For IU learners, if you're interested in the content for this title, but prefer not to enroll in the online course, you can download the PDF and exercise files below.
Note: The PDF and exercise files provided here formed a basis for the online course, but may vary from the online course.