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  • November 9, 2021
    Photo Polishing
    Photo Polishing
    Clean-up your photos using content-aware tools and adjustment layers.
  • November 10, 2021
    New Hover Auto-Masking
    New Hover Auto-Masking
    Learn how to make selections and masks using new tools and pro-tips.
  • November 11, 2021
    Gradient Enhancements
    Gradient Enhancements
    Change the look of any photo by using new brilliant gradients and adjustment layers.
  • November 12, 2021
    Type and Textures
    Type and Textures
    Use type, layer styles, and masks to make text that mimics natural elements.
  • November 15, 2021
    Portrait Painting
    Portrait Painting
    Give any portrait a painterly look using filters and brushes.
  • November 16, 2021
    New Landscape Mixer
    New Landscape Mixer
    Change the weather in a photo using the Landscape Mixer Neural Filter.
  • November 17, 2021
    Perfect Patterns
    Perfect Patterns
    Create a pattern and use it across warped surfaces and text.
  • November 18, 2021
    New Color Transfer
    New Color Transfer
    Match the color and lightness of photos using the new Color Transfer and Harmonization Neural Filters.
  • November 19, 2021
    Create Brilliant Images
    Create Brilliant Images
    Enhance images to their full brilliance on either iPad or desktop using Adobe Camera Raw.
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Mixer Brush
Mixer Brush
Learn how to use the mixer brush to create unique (and spooky) design elements!
Gradient Effects
Gradient Effects
Experiment with gradient maps and layer styles to emulate real-life textures and materials.
Textures
Textures
Using Adobe Capture and Photoshop, use images of household items to create gritty textures.
Promo Text
Promo Text
Play with fonts to create custom spooky text.
Promo Animation
Promo Animation
Combine the provided assets to create a spooktastic promotional animation.
Perspective Match
Perspective Match
Add graphics to a photo using Free Transform and Perspective Warp to match perspective.
Cartoon Yourself
Cartoon Yourself
Transform a self portrait into a cartoon using filters, Adjustment Layers and the Pen Tool.
Playing with Fire
Playing with Fire
Create a magical flame effect that can be applied to subjects using Blending Modes and lighting techniques.
Clothing Patterns
Clothing Patterns
Create a pattern and apply it to clothing using Clipping Masks, Warp and Blending Modes.
Fancy Text
Fancy Text
Create an illustrated text logo using strokes and graphic elements.
Tileable Textures
Tileable Textures
Create tileable hand-painted textures that can be reused within drawings or designs.
Portal Effect
Portal Effect
Add a surreal portal effect to a photo using Gradient Maps and layers.
Vintage Photo
Vintage Photo
Make a modern photo look vintage by adjusting colors and adding texture.
Select & Mask
Select & Mask
Extract reusable components from a photograph using selections and masks.
Glow Effects
Glow Effects
Add neon lighting to a photograph using glow effects.
Photo Editing
Photo Editing
Declutter a photograph by removing unwanted objects with the Clone Stamp and Healing Brush tools.
Stylized Text
Stylized Text
Design a stylized title graphic using Layer Styles and textures.
Liquify
Liquify
Use Liquify to add humorous edits to a photograph or image.
Photo Compositing
Photo Compositing
Combine multiple images into a single scene using Adjustment Layers.
Icons & Badges
Icons & Badges
Design video game elements, such as badges or icons, using the Shape tool.
Device Mockups
Device Mockups
Place your designs within realistic device mockups using Smart Objects. If you need designs, use the ones in the starter file.
Mood Board
Mood Board
Practice prepping for your next big project by creating a mood board! Gather assets then organize a CC Library including references, colors, fonts and inspiration.
Informational Promo
Informational Promo
Design an informational promo for your favorite water creature. Design a layout, add your creature and then play with text and graphics.
Illustrated Creature
Illustrated Creature
Illustrate a sea creature using simple lines, shapes and textures.
Colors & Depth
Colors & Depth
Create a diagram of the ocean’s layers! Choose a color pallet and experiment with ways to visually depict depth within the water column.
Poster Design
Poster Design
Design a promotional poster using shapes, shadows and negative space to tell a story.
Gradients
Gradients
Create nature-inspired textures and surfaces using gradient maps, brushes and blending modes.
Pixel Art
Pixel Art
Create an illustrative ocean creature by turning an image into pixel art with Photoshop filters.
Instagram Template
Instagram Template
Design a 3-panel Instagram template that can be used to publish your creations online.
Live Shapes
Live Shapes
Create an interstellar design using Live Shapes to combine images with objects.
Transform Tools
Transform Tools
Create a groovy checkerboard design using Transform tools to warp perspective.
Adjustment Layers
Adjustment Layers
Design a celestial double-exposure portrait using Blend Modes and Adjustment layers to duplicate and combine images.
Clipping Masks
Clipping Masks
Design patterned text using Clipping Masks alongside Adobe Fonts.
Effects & Color
Effects & Color
Create a solarized graphic using special effects and color adjustments.
Frame Tool
Frame Tool
Build a custom mosaic using the Frame tool to create shapes and patterns.
Custom Brush
Custom Brush
Create an optical illusion illustration using custom brushes.
Pen Tool
Pen Tool
Design a 3D portrait using the Pen Tool to create custom paths and shapes.
Photoshop Basics
Photoshop Basics
Place text into an environment using basic Photoshop tools such as Layers, Masks, Selections, and Blending Modes.
Hybrid Animals
Hybrid Animals
Mix and match animals to create a fantasy creature. Use selections, Masks and Refine Edge to quickly and accurately grab sections of each animal.
Photo Manipulation
Photo Manipulation
Remove an object from its background, then place it into a new environment using Masks, Color Balance and Perspective tools to make it look realistic.
Brushes
Brushes
Add a painted effect to a portrait or a photograph using Brushes and Filters.
Drawing & Painting
Drawing & Painting
Add color to an illustrated line drawing. Use selection tools, brushes and Clipping Masks to achieve greater detail.
Light & Shadow
Light & Shadow
Add light and shadow to a scene using Blending Modes. Then, try using Lightroom to edit contrast, color or exposure.
Sci-Fi Portrait
Sci-Fi Portrait
Create a sci-fi themed self portrait using Neural Filters and Layer Masks.
Materials & Textures
Materials & Textures
Design text with a realistic 3D texture using Bevel and Emboss.
Shapes & Gradients
Shapes & Gradients
Create a 3D effect by adding shapes and shadows to a 2D image.
Perspective Transform
Perspective Transform
Add furniture and decorations to a scene using Perspective Transform and Blur Filters. When you’re finished, try polishing your work in Lightroom.
Glow Effect
Glow Effect
Create a magical glowing effect using brushes, warp and Motion Blur.
Custom Textures
Custom Textures
Cast an object in gold using Smart Objects and filters.
Floral Backdrop
Floral Backdrop
Combine floral images to create a custom backdrop using Content Aware Fill, Patch Tool and Blending Modes.
Placing Patterns
Placing Patterns
Apply a custom pattern to objects such as furniture or clothing using Displacement Maps.
Vintage Painting
Vintage Painting
Add a vintage painting effect to any image using custom Photoshop Actions.
Animated Portrait
Animated Portrait
Animate a portrait subject’s eyes, making them move back and forth using Keyframes and the Timeline.
Supercharge Photoshop
Supercharge Photoshop
Create a simple design using gradients, shapes, templates and fonts.
Merge Images
Merge Images
Create something new by merging two images with selections and masks.
Photo Filters
Photo Filters
Create a glowing portrait using Neural Filters alongside Lightroom Presets.
Painting Light & Shadow
Painting Light & Shadow
Add custom lighting effects to a photograph using brushes, layers and blend modes.
Photo to Illustration
Photo to Illustration
Turn a photo into a textured line drawing using brushes and filters.
Shapes & Text
Shapes & Text
Blend together shapes and text using masks, blur filters and distortion tools.
Metallic to Prismatic
Metallic to Prismatic
Create metallic and multicolor textures using gradients, liquify and Adjustment layers.
Musical Brushes
Musical Brushes
Design a custom brush using music notes.
Photo Compositing
Photo Compositing
Create a pile of fresh fruit by combining multiple images. Try importing your composite into Lightroom for finishing touches.
Packaging Design
Packaging Design
Using the assets provided, design the packaging label for a fictional brand of organic fruit juice.
Photo Manipulation
Photo Manipulation
Edit a vegetable, making it seem as if it has been chopped. Use the Pen Tool, texture and shapes to make your edit look realistic.
Special Effects
Special Effects
Create the ‘spray’ effect for an air freshener product shot using selection and masking tools.
Photo Editing
Photo Editing
Use Sky Replacement in Photoshop, alongside editing tools in Lightroom to brighten the mood in an overcast photo.
Making Patterns
Making Patterns
Design a tileable pattern inspired by ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel Air’ using shapes and Pattern Preview.
Gradients and Warp
Gradients and Warp
Use the assets provided alongside gradients and warp tools to create a swirl of colors that mimic the look and feel of pie filling.
Custom Makeup
Custom Makeup
Add makeup to any subject using Blending Modes and Brushes.
Colorful Gradients
Colorful Gradients
Create colorful gradients using Adjustment and Fill Layers.
Compose a Design
Compose a Design
Transform and combine text with a photograph to compose a unique design.
Double Exposure
Double Exposure
Create a double exposure effect using Blending Modes and Adjustment Layers.
Design a Kaleidoscope
Design a Kaleidoscope
Create a unique pattern using Adobe Capture within Photoshop.
Surreal Landscape
Surreal Landscape
Combine photographs with Live Shapes to reveal a fantasy landscape.
Pop Art Photo Editing
Pop Art Photo Editing
Create a colorful pop art photograph using Lightroom and Photoshop.
Found-Object Collage
Found-Object Collage
Use objects around your home to build graphics with custom textures.
Spectral Design
Spectral Design
Create a glow-in-the-dark animal or object using Layer Masks and Layer Effects.
Personalized Avatar
Personalized Avatar
Polish a selfie with retouching tools in Lightroom alongside Neural Filters in Photoshop.
Creating a Style Guide
Creating a Style Guide
Create a style guide for yourself or a fictional client. First, find inspiration on Adobe Fonts, Adobe Stock and Behance. Then, organize assets using CC Libraries.
Social Media Template
Social Media Template
Design customizable layouts for social media posts using Live Shapes and Smart Objects.
Edit a Template
Edit a Template
Use social media templates to quickly create custom posts! Import assets and use the Frame Tool to dynamically place content.
Start a Series
Start a Series
Inspired by the new year, begin a series of daily drawing, designing or editing tasks!
Create a Banner
Create a Banner
Design and upload a Behance banner using custom Artboards and Neural Filters.
Case Study
Case Study
Design a Behance case study template with footers, headers and dividing graphics. Try using the Type Tool, Text on a Path and Glyphs!
Animated Title
Animated Title
Create an animated title image for your Behance Project using the Timeline.
Polish Your Photos
Polish Your Photos
Clean up imperfections using Content-Aware tools.
Natural Selections
Natural Selections
Create a wildlife collage using Select Subject and Quick Selection.
Colorize
Colorize
Colorize a photo using Neural Filters, Brushes and Blend Modes.
Building Brushes
Building Brushes
Create and use custom brushes to make vines, leaves, trees and clouds.
Simple to Complex
Simple to Complex
Transform a caterpillar into a butterfly using Distort, Transform and Puppet Warp.
Solid to Liquid
Solid to Liquid
Melt text and graphics using Liquify and the Smudge brush.
Minimalist Design
Minimalist Design
Learn how to create a symbolic minimalist design with Live Shapes.
Symmetree
Symmetree
Design a perfectly symmetrical nature scene using the Symmetry tool.
Refine a Portrait
Refine a Portrait
Refine and alter a portrait using Neural Filters.
Seamless Pattern
Seamless Pattern
Use the Pattern Preview tool to create a seamless pattern.
Replace the Sky
Replace the Sky
Replace the sky in an image using the Sky Replacement tool.
Design a Logo
Design a Logo
Design a simple logo using Live Shapes.
Change Backgrounds
Change Backgrounds
Change the background of an image using presets for Select and Mask along with the Object Aware Refine Edge tool.
Album Cover
Album Cover
Design a groovy album cover using the Style Transfer Neural Filter.
Colorize a Photo
Colorize a Photo
Colorize a black and white photo using the Colorize Neural Filter alongside Adjustment Layers.
Color Gradients
Color Gradients
Apply beautiful color gradients to your photos using the new Color Grading tool in Lightroom.
Inspiration Board
Inspiration Board
Create an inspirational mood board by collecting and organizing related assets, colors and images.
Design a Logo
Design a Logo
Create a logo using simple shapes and the Pen Tool.
Age a Photo
Age a Photo
Edit a photograph in Lightroom and then distress it using effects in Photoshop.
Business Card
Business Card
Design a business card by customizing an existing typeface within a simple text layout.
Advertisement Mockup
Advertisement Mockup
Create a simple advertisement and then mock it up on a wall by editing the perspective.
Shadows
Shadows
Add shadows to a photograph using selection tools and Smart Objects.
Information Card
Information Card
Use selection tools to cut out a subject and place it within an information card.
Filters and Effects
Filters and Effects
Play with filters to add a pixel sorting effect to an image.
Ethereal Objects
Ethereal Objects
Add a transparency effect to a person or object, making it look ghost-like and ethereal.
Magical Potion
Magical Potion
Use Selection tools, Blending modes and shapes to cut out a transparent object and fill it with a magical concoction.
Crystal Ball
Crystal Ball
Design a crystal ball that contains a mysterious scene using Transform and Warp.
Smoky Words
Smoky Words
Give type a glowing smoke effect using Blending Modes, Filters and the Text tool.
Watcher in the Window
Watcher in the Window
Create a shadowy window silhouette using shapes, images and textures.
Flickering Lights
Flickering Lights
Add a flickering light effect to a haunted house using the Timeline.
Tombstone
Tombstone
Design a halloween tombstone using Bevel, Emboss and other Layer Styles.
Eerie Skies
Eerie Skies
Make the night sky more dramatic and eerie with color adjustments and layers.
Portrait Pizazz
Portrait Pizazz
Create a Pop Art inspired portrait using filters.
Parallax Portrait
Parallax Portrait
Use 3D and animation features to create a portrait with an animated parallax effect.
Photo Mosaic
Photo Mosaic
Create a large photo mosaic composed of numerous small photos using Blending Modes and filters.
Face Painting
Face Painting
Apply a design or illustration to a portrait using Displacement Maps.
Engraved Effect
Engraved Effect
Transform a portrait, using custom patterns to apply an engraved effect.
Decorations
Decorations
Decorate an image with a seamless pattern using the Random Pattern Fill tool.
New Hairdo
New Hairdo
Give yourself or somebody else a new hair style using Layer Masks and custom brushes.
Surreal Portrait
Surreal Portrait
Create a surreal portrait using Blending Modes, Masks and Layer Styles.
Dramatic Landscapes
Dramatic Landscapes
Add drama to a mundane landscape using Effects and HDR Toning.
Vector & Raster
Vector & Raster
Mix crisp vector lines with detailed raster images to create a unique photo composite.
Paint Effects
Paint Effects
Turn a photograph into a painting using brushes and Painting effects.
Camera Raw Filter
Camera Raw Filter
Make an image brighter, bolder and more professional using Camera Raw filters.
Content-Aware Editing
Content-Aware Editing
Remove objects and backgrounds from an image using Content-Aware tools.
Pixelate, Pointilize, Mezzotint
Pixelate, Pointilize, Mezzotint
Change the look of a photo or text dramatically with filters.
Text Manipulation
Text Manipulation
Incorporate text into a photograph using distortion effects.
Blurring and Sharpening
Blurring and Sharpening
Add depth and focus to a photograph using Blur Filters and Sharpness.
Moodboard
Moodboard
Create a superhero or supervillain themed moodboard using the Artboard tool.
Emblem Design
Emblem Design
Design an emblem for a superhero or supervillain using Shapes and Layer Styles.
Mockup
Mockup
Design and mockup an article of iconic clothing for a superhero or supervillain. Use your own hero emblem or the one in the starter file.
Photo Compositing
Photo Compositing
Turn a person into a superhero or supervillain using compositing techniques. Try changing the background of the photo for a dramatic effect!
Onomatopoeia
Onomatopoeia
Design a classic comic book onomatopoeia decal like WHAM or POW! Then, try turning your decal into a custom brush or pattern!
Calling Card
Calling Card
Design the calling card for a superhero or supervillain using Adobe Capture. When you’re finished, try placing your calling card onto a brick wall using Photoshop.
Super Powers
Super Powers
Add super power effects to any photo using custom textures and distortion filters!
Promotional Image
Promotional Image
Design a newspaper advertisement for a superhero or supervillain using Adobe Fonts and the Character Styles panel.
Transform Text
Transform Text
Create, edit and manipulate text using Area Type, Point Type and custom fonts!
Gradient Basics
Gradient Basics
Create and use custom gradients to design a colorful background with shadows and texture.
Grayscale and Color
Grayscale and Color
Edit a photograph using two different methods, grayscale and color. Then, combine your images using a Layer Mask.
Layered Texture
Layered Texture
Create a design with layered texture using Blending Modes.
Pop-up Book
Pop-up Book
Add a pop-up book effect to an image using Selection Tools.
Add Movement
Add Movement
Apply dynamic movement to a photograph using Smart Filters.
Mockup Prep
Mockup Prep
Prepare a mockup for production by removing imperfections such as dust or unwanted objects.
Mockup Application
Mockup Application
Create a custom poetry book mockup using Transform Tools and Smart Objects.
Polishing Portraits
Polishing Portraits
Improve a portrait using Blending Modes and retouching techniques.
Color Grading
Color Grading
Add a duotone effect to a photograph using Gradient Maps.
Video Thumbnail
Video Thumbnail
Create an IGTV thumbnail using Adobe Stock and Creative Cloud Libraries.
Custom Postures
Custom Postures
Adjust position and body posture using Puppet Warp.
Text Effects
Text Effects
Create a realistic stone text effect using Layer Styles and Textures.
Changing Seasons
Changing Seasons
Transform a summer photograph into a winter scene using Adjustment Layers and Blending Modes.
Crayon Effect
Crayon Effect
Create and use custom brushes to illustrate a crayon style drawing!
Knockout Effect
Knockout Effect
Design a cool summer postcard using editable knockout text!
Portrait Touch-up
Portrait Touch-up
Edit a portrait, making the subject look younger or older using Content-Aware tools.
Distorting Text
Distorting Text
Distort text and shapes using Liquify and warping tools.
Photo to Painting
Photo to Painting
Turn a photograph into a painting using Brushes and layer effects.
Shapes and Colors
Shapes and Colors
Design a book cover using vector shapes, text, colors, gradients and layer effects.
Glitch Effects
Glitch Effects
Add distortion and glitch effects to images and text.
Floral Portrait
Floral Portrait
Design a floral portrait by combining images with Layer and Clipping Masks.
Bending Pixels
Bending Pixels
Use liquify and other layer effects to make a person and text disappear.
Smoke and Flames
Smoke and Flames
Create artificial smoke and flames using Brushes and Adjustment Layers.
Logo Design
Logo Design
Design a logo for a fictional brand using shapes, Puppet Warp, Clipping Masks and Gradient Maps.
Product Photography
Product Photography
Edit a series of product shots for use in branding and packaging mockups. Capture your own images or use the ones in the starter file.
Information Card
Information Card
Design a product insert or information card using shapes and text elements.
Combining Images
Combining Images
Combine elements from multiple images to create an epic product shot.
Mockup
Mockup
Design a mockup from scratch using Smart Objects then combine assets from previous challenges to create a presentation. If you do not have assets, use the ones in the starter file!
Cover Image
Cover Image
Use Transform controls to create a custom cover image for your Behance project.
Moodboard
Moodboard
Create a moodboard by combining imagery and texture with the frame tool.
Monogram
Monogram
Customize a monogram using Type tools and Blend Modes.
Technicolor Postcard
Technicolor Postcard
Build a technicolor postcard by adding and editing custom colors.
Collage Illustration
Collage Illustration
Combine photos and shapes to create a collage illustration using Smart Shapes.
Double Exposure
Double Exposure
Merge multiple photos for a double-exposure effect using layers and Masks.
Marbling
Marbling
Liquify color for a custom marble texture.
Warp Text
Warp Text
Add movement to text using a Displacement Map.
Touch Ups
Touch Ups
Improve any photography using basic photo editing and retouching skills.
Caricature Art
Caricature Art
Turn a self portrait into caricature art using selections, masks and Liquify.
Smudge Text
Smudge Text
Create custom smudge text using Brushes.
Hybrid Animals
Hybrid Animals
Use compositing techniques to combine animal images, creating a fictional hybrid!
Liquid Type
Liquid Type
Add a custom liquid effect to type using Layer Styles, Layer Masks, and Liquify!
Screenprint
Screenprint
Posterize an image by adding halftone colors. Use filters for a screen printed effect.
Retro Collage
Retro Collage
Design a fun retro collage by combining found imagery using Selection tools and Adjustment Layers.
Abstract Geometry
Abstract Geometry
Create a design that focuses on abstract geometry using Vector tools and Clipping Masks.
Gilded Objects
Gilded Objects
Turn any object into a golden statue using the Apply Image command and Blending Modes.
Play with Perspective
Play with Perspective
Make 3D objects pop out of a 2D surface using Layer Masks and Adjustment Layers.
Surreal Portrait
Surreal Portrait
Design a surreal portrait by combining and manipulating photographs with Blending Modes and Adjustment Layers.
Invisible Objects
Invisible Objects
Remove sections from an object or subject, giving it an invisibility effect using the Clone tool and Spot Healing Brush.
Fancy Text
Fancy Text
Design extravagant text effects using patterns and text layer styles.
Custom Currency
Custom Currency
Imprint your face on a custom metallic coin using filters and vector shapes.
Sports Jersey
Sports Jersey
Design a custom sports jersey using Blending Modes and a Displace Filter.
Roman Sculpture
Roman Sculpture
Turn a self-portrait into a Roman bust using Layer Masks, Adjustment Layers, and Stock images.
Spectacular Selfies
Spectacular Selfies
Learn how to touch up your selfies with content-aware tools and make them pop with gradients.
Blending Images
Blending Images
Work with layers and selections to blend two photos together non-destructively.
Bending Pixels
Bending Pixels
Push, play and manipulate pixels using warp and distortion tools.
Distorting Type
Distorting Type
Design a type-centric image with distorted text.
Typography Portrait
Typography Portrait
Create a unique portrait by wrapping the subject in text.
Glitch Effect
Glitch Effect
Add computer glitches and digital distortions to a photograph.
Blur Effect
Blur Effect
Give images speed, depth and focus with magical blur effects.
Symmetrical Design
Symmetrical Design
Make beautiful symmetrical artwork using smart objects and the symmetry tool.
Blend Modes
Blend Modes
Explore blend modes to apply color to a cityscape.
Layers
Layers
Create depth in a landscape using layers.
Adjustment Layers
Adjustment Layers
Use Adjustment Layers to change hues within a portrait.
Frame Tool
Frame Tool
Create an abstract design using the Frame Tool.
Photo Editing
Photo Editing
Add life to a night scene with Camera RAW.
Pen Tool
Pen Tool
Design surreal architecture using the Pen tool and other selection tools.
Brushes
Brushes
Add texture to an illustration using brushes and Clipping Masks.
Layer Styles
Layer Styles
Design a poster with a torn paper effect using Layer Styles.
Layers
Layers
Create a promotional flyer using layers, shapes, text and color.
Color
Color
Change the atmosphere of an image using color tools in Lightroom and Photoshop.
Filters
Filters
Add a pixel sorting effect to any image using Filters.
Brushes
Brushes
Illustrate a character or creature using brushes. Get started using the linework in the starter file.
Liquify
Liquify
Use the shape, line or brush tool to add elements to a portrait. Try creating unique effects with the Liquify tool.
Animation
Animation
Use the Ps Timeline to animate a plant sprouting or vegetable growing.
Textures
Textures
Create an object, such as a bucket or farm tool. Then, give it a realistic finish using blending modes and textures.
Icons
Icons
Design an icon using the line tool and shape tool. Try offsetting your lines to add depth!
Retouching
Retouching
Create a dramatic animal portrait by adding highlights and shadows with the dodge, burn and smudge tools.
Curves Adjustment Layers
Curves Adjustment Layers
Seamlessly combine the foreground of one image with the background of another. Use a Curves Adjustment Layer to match colors.
Layer Styles
Layer Styles
Design a dynamic sports poster using Layer Styles, Adjustment Layers and Filters.
Text Layers
Text Layers
Design a dance club flyer using Text Layers. Use Layer Styles and Filters to add unique effects to your design.
Content-Aware Fill
Content-Aware Fill
Make your photos look more professional by removing unwanted objects with the Content-Aware Fill Workspace, Patch Tool and Clone Stamp Tools.
Auto-Blend
Auto-Blend
Create a funny face mashup using Auto-Blend layers.
Compositing
Compositing
Create a superhero inspired photo composite using Blending Modes and Adjustment Layers.
Double Exposure
Double Exposure
Design a book cover! Add two images to your cover and then use color channels to create a double exposure effect.
Retouching
Retouching
Enhance a photo in Lightroom then use Photoshop to apply more advanced edits with Content Aware Fill and the Spot Healing Brush tool.
Object Selection
Object Selection
Create a fantasy world by combining images with Object Selection, masks and Blend Modes.
Brushes
Brushes
Create illustrated text using brushes, shapes and textures.
Graphic Design
Graphic Design
Design a print advertisement using character styles, paragraph styles and custom library assets.
Clipping Masks
Clipping Masks
Showcase any print design in a realistic magazine mockup using clipping masks, Smart Objects and the Warp tool.
Camera Raw
Camera Raw
Apply a creative color grade to your photos in Camera Raw using the HSL adjustments.
Slice Tool
Slice Tool
Create a seamless nine photo grid for your instagram profile using the Slice tool and guides.
Shapes
Shapes
Design a modern email campaign using shapes, gradients and a monochrome palette.
Blend Modes
Blend Modes
Design an invitation with overlapping elements using Blend Modes.
Layer Effects
Layer Effects
Design a book cover with a realistic embossed effect using Layer Effects.
Symmetry Tool
Symmetry Tool
Create a ‘thank you’ card with custom firework graphics using the Symmetry and Rotate tools.
Smart Filters
Smart Filters
Add a funny photobomb to any photograph using Smart Filters.
Content-Aware Fill
Content-Aware Fill
Replace an object in any Photo using Content-Aware Fill.
Gradients
Gradients
Add creative color to a scene using shapes and gradients.
Type
Type
Add a neon message to any photo using Type and Layer Styles.
Masks
Masks
Change the ambiance of any photo using Masks and the Brush Tool.
Layers & Selections
Layers & Selections
Turn yourself or a friend into a space explorer by swapping backgrounds and adding space themed objects.
Bevel & Emboss
Bevel & Emboss
Design a realistic space explorer badge using Bevel and Emboss.
Patterns
Patterns
Create a custom pattern or texture using the Define Pattern tool. Try applying your pattern to a piece of space equipment or your badge from challenge #2.
Shapes & Layer Masks
Shapes & Layer Masks
Create a robot sidekick! Define the silhouette of your robot with the Custom Shape tool and add details using layer masks.
Distort Filters
Distort Filters
Design a space nebula background using brushes, gradients and Distort filters.
Compositing
Compositing
Combine shapes and images to create a custom space-scape. Use your space nebula background from challenge #5 or the one in the starter file.
3D Workspace
3D Workspace
Create a spaceship using the 3D workspace in Photoshop. Use brushes and textures to add unique details.
Text
Text
Design a spaceship decal using type tools. Wrap text around an object by adhering your type to a custom path. Use your badge from challenge #2 or the one in the starter file.
Photo Editing
Photo Editing
Bring your photographs to the next level! Use Clone Stamp, Healing Brush and Camera Raw to remove distractions, soften tones and add texture.
Selecting & Masking
Selecting & Masking
Create a trend worthy social media image by selecting, isolating and combining images with graphics.
Colors & Blend Modes
Colors & Blend Modes
Bring drab images to life using layers to apply colors, gradients and blend modes.
Distorting Type
Distorting Type
Design a travel postcard with custom text! Use text tools, selections and Clipping Masks to manipulate text and place it in an environment.
Double Exposure Portrait
Double Exposure Portrait
Create a double exposure selfie using masks and blend modes.
Prismatic Shapes
Prismatic Shapes
Create a one-of-a-kind graphic print using gradients and filters.
Compositing
Compositing
Create a surreal scene by combining imagery with masking and Adjustment Layers.
Paint with Light
Paint with Light
Add magical light to any photograph using custom brushes and blend modes.
Blend Modes
Blend Modes
Design a digital stamp using layers and Blend Modes.
Filters
Filters
Design a business card with custom text using liquify and warp filters.
Transform Tools
Transform Tools
Create a postcard using Transform tools and Smart Objects.
Masks
Masks
Design an album cover by combining a portrait with textural images using selections and masks.
Compositing
Compositing
Create a custom image for a calendar using puppet warp and compositing techniques.
Gradients
Gradients
Design graphics for a t-shirt using gradients and Adjustment Layers.
Brushes
Brushes
Design an event poster using brushes and custom textures.
Patterns
Patterns
Create wallpaper patterns using Define Pattern.
Brushes
Brushes
Create a custom emoji for Discord! Give your emoji custom flare using brushes and gradients.
Masks
Masks
Turn any portrait into a ‘90s style yearbook photo! Use Masks and Adjustment Layers to adjust the background and colors.
Content Aware Fill
Content Aware Fill
Make a wacky family photo! Use Content Aware Fill and Subject Select to remove, replace and swap heads in a family photo.
Warp
Warp
Design a holiday themed greeting card! Add custom shapes and text to your design and use Transform Warp to give your cards a unique twist.
Patterns
Patterns
Create a custom pattern and then mock it up on an ugly holiday sweater!
Selections
Selections
Create digital stained glass by filling a canvas with color, transforming selections and adding glow.
Blend Modes
Blend Modes
Add illustrations to any image! Draw digital objects on top of a photograph and bring them into their environment with clipping masks and blend modes.
Gaussian Blur
Gaussian Blur
Create a paper cutout effect by transforming, grouping and blurring layers.
Text
Text
Give text personality with transform tools and blur techniques.
Adjustment Layers
Adjustment Layers
Add dimension to any photo! Create a reflective backdrop using clipped adjustment layers and masks.
Masks
Masks
Create a custom banner with text and foliage using masks, brushes and selection tools.
Combine Images
Combine Images
Mix and match images of winter plants to create a festive wreath!
Patterns
Patterns
Select and transform your favorite candies into a charming pattern.
Photo Editing
Photo Editing
Import, arrange and perform basic edits on an image in Lightroom. When you are finished, try exporting your image.
Crop Tool
Crop Tool
Adjust the composition of an image using the crop tool in Lightroom or Photoshop.
Geometry Adjustments
Geometry Adjustments
Straighten a scene using geometry adjustments in Lightroom or Photoshop.
Black & White Photo
Black & White Photo
Convert an image to black and white using Lightroom or Photoshop.
Text Tool
Text Tool
Add text to a photograph using Photoshop.
Color Adjustments
Color Adjustments
Adjust image color using Curves and the HSL Panel in Lightroom or Photoshop.
Remove Object
Remove Object
Remove distracting objects from a photo using Lightroom and Photoshop.
Local Adjustments
Local Adjustments
Improve a photograph with local adjustments. Try using brush controls with a Graduated Filter or Radial Filter.