September 13, 2013

Free 13-hour Photoshop course for Beginners

Update: We have launched a new-and-updated Free Adobe Photoshop CC Training Course.

Practice photos for this course are available for download here

This course has lifetime access and you can learn them at your own pace.

Certificate of Completion is available.

The course described in the post below has now been retired.


Do you have courses with images or photos that you wanted to edit to make them look better or relevant for your course?

Captivate and Photoshop make a powerful combination to put that to work.

Here is a free comprehensive 13-hour-course on Photoshop

This will teach you the fundamentals of Adobe Photoshop with easy to follow, practical examples. By the conclusion of this video tutorial, you will be fully versed in the use of the basic tools of Adobe Photoshop CS5, and able to open, edit and prepare images for use in print, or digital media such as PDF’s or the Internet. Included are full work files, to allow you to learn right along with the instructor using the exact same files that he does.

Our first Free Photoshop course has crossed 100K learners. Following through on its success, we have launched a new Free 13-hour Adobe Photoshop CC Course, specifically for users interested in the Adobe Creative Cloud (CC) version of Photoshop.

In this Adobe Photoshop CC training course, you will learn how to use the worlds most popular graphics and photo editing software.

This training is designed for the absolute beginner, and you will learn Adobe Photoshop CC from the ground up, with no prior experience required.

This training course breaks down the features and tools of Adobe Photoshop CC into easily understood parts, increasing your ability to understand and retain the information. You will learn how to: organize your files using Adobe Bridge, work with Camera Raw images, create and manage color in an image, utilize layers in Photoshop and work with filters. Andy shows you how to use tools such as dodge and burn, the magic wand, brushes, cloning and healing, and even Type in Photoshop CC.

With 176 Tutorial Videos and almost 13 hours of instruction in this Adobe Photoshop CC tutorial, you will learn more than can be possibly listed here! By the time you have completed this video based training for Adobe Photoshop CC, you will be familiar with the tools available to you in this graphics editing and creation software, and how to apply them to your own projects.

Working files are included, allowing you to follow along with the author throughout the lessons.

These tutorials have lifetime access and you can learn them at your own pace.

Certificate of Completion now available.

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Posted by Akshay Bharadwaj4:04 PM
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  • pat

    hi I just bought photoshop am looking for some lessons

    • Raz

      Great question!! The answer to your genius question is to click on the link above and just follow the steps!

      • mizan.ngbd2013

        this verion is very helfull


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  • Faraz Ahmed

    Very Nice Course

  • Georgia Randrup

    i can’t seem to reload the program? I was mid way through watching it and now it won’t load.

    • Cyriel Gaemers

      really? thats anoying, it worked on my laptop though, maybe internet lost or so?

    • sabbani

      It could be a temporary issue. If you still have issues, write to us at

  • lemuel logic

    nice course. i love it!

  • Cyriel Gaemers

    Super course, just started part 3 now, but the files i downloaded are ‘incorrupt’ or not in good condittion and i can’t repair them with winzip. Anyone suggestions?

    • Sabbani

      It could be an incomplete/failed download. Make sure you have downloaded the file completely. Try using a download manager,

  • Zeekabal

    Amazing course so far, now I am curious to know if there is an advanced one as a continuity of this course.?

  • Linto

    Great Great Great program for Beginners!

  • sahil khan

    it’s nice course

    • Adriano Lima

      what u did in this pic?

      • Inga

        changed his jumper…

  • Prashant Chaubey

    sir i want to learn photoshop from basic

  • anshul

    can i download this video???

  • Kriti

    Dude can I join the course please & tell me progress. Thanks Kriti

  • Sohel Rana

    This is very helpful for everyone how want learn Photoshop. Great work.

  • madu

    This is very helpful for beginners..Thanx aloot..Great work!!!

  • alex

    is there any certificate of completion provided upon completing the course?

    • Akshay Bharadwaj

      Alex – Yes, a certificate of completion will be awarded to you once you complete the course

      • vikas

        how do i get the certificate because i watch the 13 hrs tutorial online

  • where do i sign up or begin?

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  • Dev kant

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  • Kristal

    Would love to take this course. I signed in with FB and my Google account and just keep getting an error.

  • Hey, I hear you want to learn photoshop .Step by Step and Easy:.

  • Ojok John

    please may i join the discussion

  • Derrick Appiah Sarpong

    i want to learn photoshop to be come graphic designing

  • AGman1

    Is this course still relevant for Photoshop CC?

  • Viet Nguyen

    It’s nice. Thank you

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  • madness

    What about CS6?

  • syed sajid

    sir i want to learn adobe photo shop, cn i learn.

  • shawon


  • Great Great Great program for Beginners!:)

  • Carol

    Hi Just got Photoshop after using Corel Paint Shop Pro for years and I’m looking forward to getting to know how to use it.

  • Really!!! Happy learning guys! See you there 🙂

  • Timothy mfon

    i want learn Photoshop any that will like put me through?

  • helen A’Court

    i have bought photoshop elements to edit my milkyway and night sky photography. does this course help with that? Helen

  • seifu furgasa

    can i download this video??? I WANT TO LEARN PHOTOSHOP COURSE PLEASE help me

  • Sidra Awan

    sir please send me complete course of photoshop with vedios

  • Adobe Is Awesome 🙂 Thank you so much guys.

  • bindushree

    when i join the class

  • bindushree

    when i can join the class



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  • Lokanath Behera

    Sir kindly edit for passport size photo ,give your choice background and forward my id

  • Trudy Johnson

    Are there additional costs associated with this free 13 hour Photoshop Course for beginners?

  • Banji Atewogbola

    it a nice course but i dont have any idea on or how do this thing

  • kamilahmad

    sir i want potoshop learn from basic

  • Sasha Zaidi

    how can i join ?

  • Sasha Zaidi

    i would like to understand how to use Adobe photshop

  • Maziar

    Do you have this video on different website? my virus protection software alerts this website as phishing website.

  • Pauline

    Hello! how do I receive the certificate of completion? I just finished this course. Thank you!

  • This is really so great course you have shared. i am really so grateful to you about this sharing.

  • Mohammed Azam

    Any One Got Completion Certificate From This Site adobeknowhow,com
    Of Adobe Photoshop CC CS5/CS6 Any
    Please Answer Me Or Show Me

  • Angela Bellinger

    Is this still available? I am so in need of learning Photoshop.

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    keep getting this error: The system encountered an error. Login once again and try. If the problem persists, contact the technical support team.

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  • DevynT.

    Do I have to already own photoshop CS5 to start the course??
    Or will it be provided temporarily?

  • Stephanie R Slaton

    Is this course still available?

  • From where I can learn Adobe Photoshop Advance Course. I can do work on Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign and Light Room. But I am working on Adobe Photoshop regularly.

  • I complete this image using Adobe Photoshop, Please check and tell me, If any instruction for do it more better.

  • Adobe photoshop, Is Awesome , Nice post and wonderful photoshop brushes collection with details describe step by step . thanks for sharing with us

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