Image Editing
& Manipulation


instructions

The following content can be embedded into the digital version of your course, but in order to get the embed code you must visit the assets directly on Google Drive and YouTube. Please click the links below to be redirected to the slideshow lectures, recorded lectures and demo videos, and skills practice activities. You can also download a copy of the slideshows and skills practice activities if you wish to edit/modify them.


About this course

This course is taught as a foundational skills-based Photoshop class for all Visual Art & Design students. It covers hundreds of learning objectives relating to image editing and manipulation for graphic artists. The goal of this course is to expose students to Photoshop’s breadth of possibilities and to ensure students have the knowledge and skillset necessary to properly prepare images for various output methods. Our programs are designed with one common foundational Photoshop course. Once a student completes this course he or she continues on to a program specific advanced Photoshop course that takes a deeper dive into the topics relating to a specific program (ex- photography, graphic design, multimedia).

Learning objectives are linked to lessons and are listed on the second slide of each slideshow lecture.


Lesson 01 – Launching Adobe Photoshop CC


Lesson 02 – Creating & Cropping Files


Lesson 03 – Adobe Bridge Basics


Lesson 04 – Camera Raw 101


Lesson 05 – Workspaces & Presets

 

Lesson 06 – Pixel Basics


LESSON 07 – Layer Essentials


LESSON 08 – Selections & Masks


LESSON 09 – History Panel

 

LESSON 10 – Using Color


LESSON 11 – Adjustment Layers


LESSON 12 – Compositing


LESSON 13 – Painting & Brushes


LESSON 14 – Retouching & Fixing Images


LESSON 15 – Focus & Blur


LESSON 16 – Modifying Layer Content


LESSON 17 – Using Filters


LESSON 18 – Adding & Modifying Type


LESSON 19 – Layer Effects & Styles


LESSON 20 – Vector Art & Paths


LESSON 21 – Preferences

 

LESSON 22 – Actions & Automation


LESSON 23 – Exporting & Printing