Photoshop 2020 Essentials

Learn Photoshop Without All The Heartache!

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  • 3.75 hours course
  • Learn the essential tools, techniques and best work habits to get you started with Photoshop
  • Best practices to make you more efficient and effective
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Your Outcome

Rather than simply go through every tool and menu in Photoshop, Dave Cross covers only the essentials: what you need to get started with Photoshop. You’ll learn how to open files, import Raw files, create new documents, change your view, work with layers, adjust and retouch your photos and much more.

Learn Photoshop without all the heartache!

Rather than simply go through every tool and menu in Photoshop, Dave Cross covers only the essentials: what you need to get started with Photoshop. You’ll learn how to open files, import Raw files, create new documents, change your view, work with layers, adjust and retouch your photos and much more. Dave has also provided practice exercises and downloadable so you can instantly put into practice the techniques as you learn them.

What You'll Learn:

• The most important tools you need to learn – and the tools you can ignore
• How to crop, adjust and retouch your photos
• The importance of working non-destructively
• Workflow ideas that can save you tons of time
• How to work with layers to provide a creative spark
• Best practices to make you more efficient and effective

Take a look at the full list of lessons (below) and you see that this 3.75 hour course is very comprehensive and, combined with the practice exercises, provides the ideal way to learn the essential tools, techniques and best work habits to get you started with learning Photoshop.

What Students Say

If you're fortunate to learn Adobe's applications from Dave Cross, you'll find that he has an abundance of useful, applicable knowledge and a very approachable style. Dave isn't just a great instructor and speaker, he's a genuinely good guy too.

Bryan O'Neil Hughes

Former Senior Product Manager - Photoshop

Section One: Getting started

  •   Welcome (6:53)
  •   The Workspace (17:22)
  •   Exercise: Workspaces (1:52)
  •   BONUS: Keyboard Shortcuts (6:17)
  •   BONUS: Transforming (5:06)

Section Two: Working with Files

  •   Opening Files (6:46)
  •   Exercise: Opening Files (1:15)
  •   Raw Files (11:46)
  •   Creating New Documents (5:47)
  •   Changing Your View (9:29)
  •   Exercise: Changing Your View (2:29)
  •   Sizing a Document (12:02)
  •   Exercise: Sizing a Document (4:39)
  •   BONUS: An Alternate Way to Crop (2:19)

Non-Destructive Workflow

  •   Working Non-Destructively (6:28)
  •   BONUS: Should You Use History (3:04)
  •   BONUS: Tools You Can Avoid (4:12)
  •   Saving (8:09)

Layers

  •   Using Layers (12:39)
  •   Exercise: Getting Used to Layers (4:25)
  •   The Layers Panel (11:06)
  •   BONUS: Blend Modes (6:29)
  •   Layer Masks (9:05)
  •   Smart Objects (11:30)
  •   Exercise: Getting Used to Smart Objects (5:51)
  •   Exercise: Working with Smart Filters (3:58)

Key Techniques

  •   Making Selections (11:56)
  •   Exercise: Working with Selections & Masks (8:12)
  •   BONUS: Choosing Color (5:05)
  •   Adjusting Photos (14:14)
  •   Exercise: Making Adjustments (4:04)
  •   Retouching I (15:50)
  •   Retouching II (4:29)
  •   Exercise: Exploring Retouching (6:12)

Wrap up

  •   Wrap up (0:48)


Your Instructor

Dave Cross
Adobe Certified Instructor

For over 30 years, Dave Cross has been helping photographers and creative professionals get the most out of their software. Starting with Adobe Illustrator classes in 1987, Dave has taught Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign to thousands of users around the world.

He has a Bachelor of Education, is an Adobe Certified Instructor in Photoshop CC and is a Certified Technical Trainer. Dave has taught at Photoshop World (28 times), spoken at many photography events, written numerous articles and several books, co-hosted Photoshop User TV and has appeared in many DVDs and online courses for Kelby Training and PhotoshopCafe.

Dave is a regular instructor for CreativeLive, and in 2016, 2017 and 2019 was named a MAX Master instructor at Adobe MAX.

Over the last 20 years, Dave has taught Photoshop in every state in the United States, throughout Canada and in Europe, consistently earning rave reviews. Dave is well-known for his engaging style, his humor and his ability to make complex topics easy to understand. In 2009 Dave was inducted into the Photoshop Hall of Fame.

Frequently asked questions

When does the course start and finish?

The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.


How long do I have access to the course?

How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.


What if I am unhappy with the course?

We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.


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Photoshop 2020 Essentials

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Learn Photoshop Without All The Heartache!

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Your Outcome

Rather than simply go through every tool and menu in Photoshop, Dave Cross covers only the essentials: what you need to get started with Photoshop. You’ll learn how to open files, import Raw files, create new documents, change your view, work with layers, adjust and retouch your photos and much more.
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  • Learn the essential tools, techniques and best work habits to get you started with Photoshop
  • Best practices to make you more efficient and effective
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Learn Photoshop without all the heartache!

Rather than simply go through every tool and menu in Photoshop, Dave Cross covers only the essentials: what you need to get started with Photoshop. You’ll learn how to open files, import Raw files, create new documents, change your view, work with layers, adjust and retouch your photos and much more. Dave has also provided practice exercises and downloadable so you can instantly put into practice the techniques as you learn them.

What You'll Learn:

• The most important tools you need to learn – and the tools you can ignore
• How to crop, adjust and retouch your photos
• The importance of working non-destructively
• Workflow ideas that can save you tons of time
• How to work with layers to provide a creative spark
• Best practices to make you more efficient and effective

Take a look at the full list of lessons (below) and you see that this 3.75 hour course is very comprehensive and, combined with the practice exercises, provides the ideal way to learn the essential tools, techniques and best work habits to get you started with learning Photoshop.

What Students Say

If you're fortunate to learn Adobe's applications from Dave Cross, you'll find that he has an abundance of useful, applicable knowledge and a very approachable style. Dave isn't just a great instructor and speaker, he's a genuinely good guy too.

Bryan O'Neil Hughes

Section One: Getting started

  •   Welcome (6:53)
  •   The Workspace (17:22)
  •   Exercise: Workspaces (1:52)
  •   BONUS: Keyboard Shortcuts (6:17)
  •   BONUS: Transforming (5:06)

Section Two: Working with Files

  •   Opening Files (6:46)
  •   Exercise: Opening Files (1:15)
  •   Raw Files (11:46)
  •   Creating New Documents (5:47)
  •   Changing Your View (9:29)
  •   Exercise: Changing Your View (2:29)
  •   Sizing a Document (12:02)
  •   Exercise: Sizing a Document (4:39)
  •   BONUS: An Alternate Way to Crop (2:19)

Non-Destructive Workflow

  •   Working Non-Destructively (6:28)
  •   BONUS: Should You Use History (3:04)
  •   BONUS: Tools You Can Avoid (4:12)
  •   Saving (8:09)

Layers

  •   Using Layers (12:39)
  •   Exercise: Getting Used to Layers (4:25)
  •   The Layers Panel (11:06)
  •   BONUS: Blend Modes (6:29)
  •   Layer Masks (9:05)
  •   Smart Objects (11:30)
  •   Exercise: Getting Used to Smart Objects (5:51)
  •   Exercise: Working with Smart Filters (3:58)

Key Techniques

  •   Making Selections (11:56)
  •   Exercise: Working with Selections & Masks (8:12)
  •   BONUS: Choosing Color (5:05)
  •   Adjusting Photos (14:14)
  •   Exercise: Making Adjustments (4:04)
  •   Retouching I (15:50)
  •   Retouching II (4:29)
  •   Exercise: Exploring Retouching (6:12)

Wrap up

  •   Wrap up (0:48)


Your Instructor

Dave Cross

Adobe Certified Instructor

For over 30 years, Dave Cross has been helping photographers and creative professionals get the most out of their software. Starting with Adobe Illustrator classes in 1987, Dave has taught Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign to thousands of users around the world.

He has a Bachelor of Education, is an Adobe Certified Instructor in Photoshop CC and is a Certified Technical Trainer. Dave has taught at Photoshop World (28 times), spoken at many photography events, written numerous articles and several books, co-hosted Photoshop User TV and has appeared in many DVDs and online courses for Kelby Training and PhotoshopCafe.

Dave is a regular instructor for CreativeLive, and in 2016, 2017 and 2019 was named a MAX Master instructor at Adobe MAX.

Over the last 20 years, Dave has taught Photoshop in every state in the United States, throughout Canada and in Europe, consistently earning rave reviews. Dave is well-known for his engaging style, his humor and his ability to make complex topics easy to understand. In 2009 Dave was inducted into the Photoshop Hall of Fame.

Frequently asked questions

When does the course start and finish?

The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.


How long do I have access to the course?

How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.


What if I am unhappy with the course?

We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.


30 Day Money Back Guarantee

It's completely risk free to buy a course on Discover.

Try any course on Teachable Discover and if after 30 days, you were not impressed, you can request a full and complete refund.