Getting started with Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop is the industry standard program for manipulating images and creating bitmap graphics. In this activity students are introduced to the interface, terminology, layers, and basic panels in Photoshop, with PDF resources and a lesson plan

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Last Updated May 9, 2022
Lesson plan


Photography UX/UI Design View more

Student Time

1-2 hours estimated class time

Education Level

9th - 12th Grade 6th - 8th Grade View more
Edit, composite, and create beautiful images, graphics, and art on desktop and iPad.

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Learn more about Adobe Photoshop

Learn more about Adobe Photoshop

From photo editing and compositing to digital painting, animation, and graphic design — you can do it all in Photoshop.
Get started with Photoshop

Get started with Photoshop

View a series of short video tutorials to learn the basic tools and techniques of Adobe Photoshop.
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