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Adobe Photoshop Elements Tutorial Course



Course Title: Mastering Photoshop Elements Made Easy
Versions Covered: 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018 and 15 through 9
Hours of Content: 8
Video Lessons: 196
Manual: 280 pages
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Course Description

Learn Adobe Photoshop Elements with this comprehensive course from TeachUcomp, Inc. Mastering Photoshop Elements Made Easy features 196 video lessons and over 8 hours of introductory through advanced instruction. Watch, listen and learn as your expert instructor guides you through each lesson step-by-step. During this media-rich learning experience, you will see each function performed just as if your instructor were there with you. Reinforce your learning with the text of our printable classroom instruction manual (280 pages), additional images and practice exercises.  You will learn how to use all of the various tools, advanced layer techniques, manipulating images and much more.

Whether you are completely new to Photoshop Elements or upgrading from an older version, this course will empower you with the knowledge and skills necessary to be a proficient user. We have incorporated years of classroom training experience and teaching techniques to develop an easy-to-use course that you can customize to meet your personal learning needs.  Simply launch the easy-to-use interface, click to start a video lesson or open the manual and you are on your way to mastering Elements.

Course Syllabus & Sample Lessons

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CHAPTER 1- Getting Acquainted with Photoshop Elements
Lesson 1.1- Introduction to Photoshop Elements
Lesson 1.2- The Home Screen
CHAPTER 2- Importing Photos Into the Organizer
Lesson 2.1- The Organizer Environment
Lesson 2.2- JPEG and Camera Raw
Lesson 2.3- Importing Photos from Files and Folders
Lesson 2.4- Importing Photos from Cameras or Card Readers free
Lesson 2.5- Importing Photos from a Scanner
Lesson 2.6- Importing Photos in Bulk
Lesson 2.7- Setting Watch Folders (Windows Only)
CHAPTER 3- Using the Organizer
Lesson 3.1- Grid, Single Photo, and Full Screen Views
Lesson 3.2- Creating and Using Albums
Lesson 3.3- Photo Sharing
Lesson 3.4- Managing Albums
Lesson 3.5- The Taskbar
Lesson 3.6- Creating a New Catalog
Lesson 3.7- Renaming Images
Lesson 3.8- Creating Keyword Tags
Lesson 3.9- Creating New Tag Categories
Lesson 3.10- Assigning and Managing Tags and Ratings
Lesson 3.11- Stacking and Unstacking
Lesson 3.12- Assigning Digital Notes
Lesson 3.13- Sorting Images
Lesson 3.14- Searching and Finding Your Images
Lesson 3.15- Date View and Timeline View
Lesson 3.16- Back Up and Restore a Catalog
Lesson 3.17- Managing Files in the Organizer
Lesson 3.18- Elements Web Features in the Organizer
CHAPTER 4- Camera Raw
Lesson 4.1- About Processing Camera Raw Files and Installing Camera Raw
Lesson 4.2- Opening a Camera Raw Image from the Organizer
Lesson 4.3- Opening a Camera Raw Image from the Editor
Lesson 4.4- The Camera Raw Dialog Box in the Editor
Lesson 4.5- Edit Tools in Camera Raw
Lesson 4.6- Crop and Rotate Tools in Camera Raw
Lesson 4.7- Red Eye Removal in Camera Raw
Lesson 4.8- Camera Raw Preferences
Lesson 4.9- Process Versions
Lesson 4.10- Camera Raw Profiles
Lesson 4.11- Adjusting the White Balance
Lesson 4.12- Making Basic Tonal Adjustments
Lesson 4.13- Making Image Detail Adjustments
Lesson 4.14- Resetting Camera Raw Settings
Lesson 4.15- Using the Filmstrip
Lesson 4.16- Opening Processed Camera Raw Files in the Editor
Lesson 4.17- Saving a Camera Raw File as a DNG File
CHAPTER 5- Edit Modes
Lesson 5.1- The Different Edit Modes
Lesson 5.2- The Expert Edit Mode Environment
Lesson 5.3- The Panel Bin and Taskbar
Lesson 5.4- The Photo Bin
Lesson 5.5- The Undo Command and Undo History Panel
Lesson 5.6- Opening Images
Lesson 5.7- Image Magnification
Lesson 5.8- Viewing Document Information
Lesson 5.9- Moving the Image
Lesson 5.10- Setting Preferences
Lesson 5.11- Quick Edit Mode
Lesson 5.12- Guided Edit Mode
CHAPTER 6- Basic Image Manipulation
Lesson 6.1- Bitmap Images
Lesson 6.2- Vector Images
Lesson 6.3- Image Size and Resolution Settings
Lesson 6.4- Creating New Images
Lesson 6.5- Placing Files
Lesson 6.6- Displaying Drawing Guides
CHAPTER 7- Color Basics
Lesson 7.1- Color Modes and Models
Lesson 7.2- Color Mode Conversion
Lesson 7.3- Color Management
Lesson 7.4- Foreground and Background Colors
Lesson 7.5- Using the Color Picker
Lesson 7.6- Selecting Colors with the Color Picker Tool free
Lesson 7.7- Selecting Colors with the Swatches Panel
CHAPTER 8- Painting Tools
Lesson 8.1- Painting Tools
Lesson 8.2- The Brush Tool
Lesson 8.3- Blending Modes
Lesson 8.4- The Impressionist Brush
Lesson 8.5- The Pencil Tool
Lesson 8.6- The Color Replacement Tool free
Lesson 8.7- The Eraser Tool
Lesson 8.8- The Magic Eraser Tool
Lesson 8.9- The Background Eraser Tool
Lesson 8.10- The Smart Brush Tools
CHAPTER 9- Brush Settings
Lesson 9.1- Using the Brush Preset Picker
Lesson 9.2- Loading New Brush Sets
Lesson 9.3- Creating Custom Brush Presets
Lesson 9.4- Creating Brush Tips from Selections
Lesson 9.5- Setting Shape Dynamics
Lesson 9.6- Resetting Brush and Tool Settings
CHAPTER 10- Making Selections
Lesson 10.1- Selection Basics
Lesson 10.2- Making Pixel Selections
Lesson 10.3- The Marquee Tools
Lesson 10.4- The Lasso Tool
Lesson 10.5- The Polygonal Lasso Tool
Lesson 10.6- The Magnetic Lasso Tool free
Lesson 10.7- The Magic Wand Tool
Lesson 10.8- The Auto Selection Tool
Lesson 10.9- The Selection Brush Tool
Lesson 10.10- The Refine Selection Brush Tool free
Lesson 10.11- The Quick Selection Tool
Lesson 10.12- Modifying Pixel Selections
Lesson 10.13- Refining Selection Edges
Lesson 10.14- Transforming Selections
Lesson 10.15- Copying and Pasting Pixel Selections
Lesson 10.16- Saving and Loading Selections
CHAPTER 11- Filling and Stroking
Lesson 11.1- Applying Fills
Lesson 11.2- Using the Paint Bucket Tool
Lesson 11.3- Using the Gradient Tool
Lesson 11.4- Using the Gradient Editor
Lesson 11.5- Using Patterns
Lesson 11.6- Stroking
CHAPTER 12- Layers
Lesson 12.1- About Layers and the Layers Panel
Lesson 12.2- Layer Types
Lesson 12.3- Creating New Layers
Lesson 12.4- Converting a Background Layer
Lesson 12.5- Selecting Layers
Lesson 12.6- Hiding and Showing Layers
Lesson 12.7- Duplicating Layers
Lesson 12.8- Stacking Layers and Ordering Layers
Lesson 12.9- Linking Layers
Lesson 12.10- Grouping Layers
Lesson 12.11- Color-Coding Layers
Lesson 12.12- Moving Layer Content with the Move Tool
Lesson 12.13- Locking Pixels in Layers
Lesson 12.14- Renaming Layers and Deleting Layers
Lesson 12.15- Merging Layers and Flattening Layers
Lesson 12.16- Layer Styles
Lesson 12.17- Adjustment Layers and Fill Layers
Lesson 12.18- Creating Clipping Groups
Lesson 12.19- Layer Masks
CHAPTER 13- Text
Lesson 13.1- Text Basics
Lesson 13.2- Creating Point Text
Lesson 13.3- Creating Paragraph Text
Lesson 13.4- Selecting Text
Lesson 13.5- Manipulating and Moving Text Boxes
Lesson 13.6- Creating a Type Mask
Lesson 13.7- Warping Text
Lesson 13.8- Applying Layer Styles to Text Layers
Lesson 13.9- Simplifying Text
Lesson 13.10- The Text on Selection, Shape and Custom Path Tools
CHAPTER 14- Drawing
Lesson 14.1- Raster vs. Vector
Lesson 14.2- Shape Layers and Shape Options
Lesson 14.3- Using the Shape Tools
Lesson 14.4- The Cookie Cutter Tool
CHAPTER 15- Manipulating Images
Lesson 15.1- Changing the Canvas Size
Lesson 15.2- Rotating and Flipping Images
Lesson 15.3- Cropping Images
Lesson 15.4- The Free Transform Command
Lesson 15.5- The Smudge Tool
Lesson 15.6- Blurring and Sharpening Images
Lesson 15.7- Using the Dodge Tool and the Burn Tool
Lesson 15.8- The Sponge Tool
Lesson 15.9- Filters and The Filter Gallery
Lesson 15.10- The Liquify Command
Lesson 15.11- Applying Effects
Lesson 15.12- The Clone Stamp Tool
Lesson 15.13- The Recompose Tool
Lesson 15.14- Photomerge
Lesson 15.15- The Pattern Stamp Tool
Lesson 15.16- The Healing Brush Tool
Lesson 15.17- The Spot Healing Brush Tool
Lesson 15.18- The Straighten Tool
Lesson 15.19- The Content-Aware Move Tool
Lesson 15.20- Correcting Camera Distortions
CHAPTER 16- Enhancing Photos
Lesson 16.1- Auto Fixes
Lesson 16.2- The Red Eye Removal Tool
Lesson 16.3- Adjusting Shadows/Highlights
Lesson 16.4- Adjusting Brightness/Contrast
Lesson 16.5- Using Levels
Lesson 16.6- Removing Color Casts
Lesson 16.7- Hue/Saturation
Lesson 16.8- Removing Color
Lesson 16.9- Replacing Color
Lesson 16.10- Color Curves
Lesson 16.11- Adjusting Skin Tone
Lesson 16.12- Defringing Layers
Lesson 16.13- Adjust Smart Fix
Lesson 16.14- Convert to Black and White
Lesson 16.15- Colorize Photo
Lesson 16.16- Haze Removal
Lesson 16.17- Adjust Sharpness
Lesson 16.18- Smooth Skin
Lesson 16.19- Open Closed Eyes
Lesson 16.20- Adjust Facial Features
Lesson 16.21- Shake Reduction
Lesson 16.22- Unsharp Mask
Lesson 16.23- Repairing Photos
Lesson 16.24- Moving Photos
Lesson 16.25- Moving Overlays
Lesson 16.26- Moving Elements
CHAPTER 17- Saving Images
Lesson 17.1- Saving Images
Lesson 17.2- The Save for Web Dialog Box
CHAPTER 18- Printing, Sharing & Creating
Lesson 18.1- Printing Images
Lesson 18.2- Creation Wizards
Lesson 18.3- Creating a Slide Show
Lesson 18.4- Editing a Slide Show
Lesson 18.5- Sharing Your Creations
CHAPTER 19- Help
Lesson 19.1- Photoshop Elements Help
Lesson 19.2- System Info
Lesson 19.3- Online Updates

Adobe Photoshop Elements Training Course Overview

Photoshop Elements is Adobe‘s popular image editing program. Elements contains most of the features of the professional version (Adobe Photoshop) but with fewer and simpler options. Elements allows you to create, edit, organize and share images. During this 8 hour Photoshop Elements video training course, our expert instructor will show you all about the Organizer, layers, text, image manipulation and much more. This Photoshop Elements tutorial covers the same material as our two-day classroom training and was designed to provide a solid foundation in Photoshop Elements.

Course includes video lessons, a printable instruction manual, a practice exam with evaluative feedback (find out why your answers are right or wrong), your final exam submission, and a course certificate of completion.

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