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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.

Length: 2-4 hours total

Learning Objectives
  • 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

Prerequisite Skills

Basic computer skills, including how to use a keyboard and mouse

This course is part of a UITS IT Training Certificate Series. Get a 10% discount on the combined cost of all courses in this series when you enroll in the full series at one time. Learn more about the series and how to enroll.

This course is created and maintained by IT Training, a department of University Information Technology Services of Indiana University (IU). IT Training provides educational opportunities around technologies and software made available by IU. In an effort to expand the reach of IT Training's award-winning, high-quality content, this online series has been available to members of the IU community—and beyond. We hope you enjoy this learning experience.