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Advanced image editing techniques

Lesson Plan Published 11/11/13 Last updated on 3/2/20

Adobe Photoshop has many advanced image manipulation features, including the ability to manipulate color, use filters, change or create an image's perspective, warping images, and creating 3D images that enable user to create powerful images. Use this activity to introduce your students to some advanced imaged editing techniques to help them design creative, unusual, and stunning images.

File Updates:

  • Files updated on December 5, 2016 to Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 (November 2016) release.
  • Files updated on January 29, 2018 to Adobe Photoshop CC 2018 (version 22.0 - October 2017) release.
  • Photoshop

    Editing and compositing for photos, web and mobile app designs, 3D artwork, videos, and more.

Age Levels
1-2 Hours
Custom Standards
ACA Photoshop 2.4, 3.1, 3.2, 4.1, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.8
ISTE Standards
Students: Innovative Designer, Students: Computational Trainer

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mansour leo

Posted on 12/9/19 6:04:23 PM Permalink

this is awesome very thanks.

Greg Miller

Posted on 11/21/19 4:51:17 PM Permalink

​Does anyone know if older tutorials like this exist for CS6? We use an older version at the school I teach and these are great resources, just not useful for my students. TIA!

Shelby McNutt

Posted on 10/16/19 6:45:09 PM Permalink

I have needed a good tutorial for Warping Images and this pdf file is great.​

Warren Oliver

Posted on 9/7/19 2:46:53 PM Permalink


Alper Ciftci

Posted on 9/7/19 1:59:07 PM Permalink


Zoltan Nagy

Posted on 6/20/19 6:37:43 PM Permalink

​I'm looking forward to take this to the next level :)


Posted on 6/5/19 10:43:45 AM Permalink

Very good tutorials, I will use this activity in my class to introduce my students to advanced editing techniques to create surreal images.

Stoyanka Veselinova

Posted on 4/3/19 3:10:03 PM Permalink

​Thank you for sharing

Warren Oliver

Posted on 3/24/19 10:29:29 AM Permalink

I like this: Thank you

Aaron Kapala

Posted on 3/21/19 9:23:06 PM Permalink

​This is great, thank you

Bradley Dolman

Posted on 3/5/19 2:03:07 PM Permalink


Ali Imam Reza

Posted on 2/20/19 8:18:37 PM Permalink

​very helpful techniques. thanks for sharing

Diane Erlich

Posted on 2/14/19 12:33:27 AM Permalink

​Thank you very much :D

Judy Durkin

Posted on 1/12/19 7:00:58 PM Permalink

Thank you, Adobe!​

Ben H

Posted on 11/23/18 10:07:39 AM Permalink

​Thank you! These resources are very practical and useful !

Yasar Butt

Posted on 11/20/18 7:54:55 AM Permalink

​your sharing activity really worth.... Thanks !

hollaniyi holluwabukunmi

Posted on 9/26/18 1:36:51 PM Permalink

​thanks but can we use Photoshop Cs6

Judy Durkin

Posted on 9/24/18 5:58:24 PM Permalink

​Thanks - all of these goodies are filling up my hard drive space! But worth it.

Barbara wenke

Posted on 9/19/18 6:27:20 PM Permalink

Thank You this is very helpful please add more ​

Angelina Ramos

Posted on 6/3/18 8:21:13 PM Permalink

Thank you so much.​