Adobe Photoshop CS6 Level I


Adobe Photoshop has been an indispensable image editing software application for many years. As an aspiring graphic designer, you would like to familiarize yourself with image creation and editing using this software. Understanding the different tools and features available in Photoshop CS6 will help you to maximize your creative potential. In this course, you will use the several tools and features of Photoshop CS6 to work with images.


By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • navigate the Photoshop CS6 environment
  • determine the resolution and graphic type
  • work with selections
  • work with multiple layers
  • enhance images with paint and filters
  • identify the characteristics of various image modes and colour adjustment options
  • save images for web, print and as PDF


Potential students should have an understanding of how to use Microsoft Windows XP or higher, including creating folders and launching programs. Basic Windows application skills, such as copying and pasting objects, formatting text and saving files are also required.


Getting Started

  • File types
  • The Photoshop environment
  • Tool options and presets

Image Selections

  • Selection techniques
  • Modifying selections


  • Creating layers
  • Transform controls
  • Using type layers
  • Using layer effects

Basic Image Adjustments

  • Levels adjustments
  • Curves adjustments

Repairing and Retouching Images

  • Repairing image defects
  • Retouching images
  • Removing image areas
  • Painting
  • Using filters

Resizing Images

  • Image Resolution
  • Image canvas size

Managing Files with Adobe Bridge

  • Browsing files in Adobe Bridge
  • Working with metadata
  • Organizing collections
  • Outputting projects