Whether you’re a
novice designer or have years of experience under your belt, there’s
always new shortcuts, features, and techniques to learn — especially
when it comes to complex software like Adobe Creative Cloud. Sharpen
your existing skills or learn the ins and outs of Photoshop,
Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere, and the rest of Adobe’s suite of
creative tools with these free online tutorials and training resources.
1. Adobe Learn
is an official collection of manuals, tutorials, and FAQs straight from
Adobe. Learn the essentials of each application, brush up on new
features and techniques, and connect with other Creative Cloud users to
discuss new tricks and best practices.
2. Adobe CC on YouTube
Keep up with the latest feature releases and industry news with the Adobe CC YouTube channel.
Watch interviews with leading creative professionals, hear their
favorite tips and tricks, and watch workshops and master classes on
3. CC TV with Terry White
Blogger Terry White
shares nearly 500 videos, including tutorials covering the breadth of
Adobe CC, broken down in to helpful playlists covering each application.
White also shares his reviews of the latest technology and creative
offers hundreds of tutorials on 3D graphics and visual effects, along
with community forums, a knowledge base, and other creative resources.
Check out their offerings on After Effects, Illustrator, and
5. Computer Arts — Creative Bloq
Award-winning design magazine Computer Arts
features articles with roundups of top tutorials for all types of
creative software, including Adobe CC. Check out their favorite
demonstrations and trainings for Illustrator and Photoshop.
6. Creative COW
Access dozens of tutorials on After Effects, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, Photoshop, Premiere, and more Adobe CC apps. You can connect with other creative professionals in Creative COW's discussion forums.
7. Julieanne Kost
Kost shares dozens of video tutorials and techniques for Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom on her YouTube channel,
suitable for both beginners and advanced users. She also blogs for
Adobe and has written several books on Photoshop and Lightroom.
8. KelbyOne's CC Resource Center
In addition to basic how-tos and feature walk-throughs, KelbyOne
offers videos with advice on improving your creative workflow, how to
get the most out of Adobe Creative Cloud, and quick crash course
tutorials on the different applications.
9. Larry Jordan
Find hundreds of expert training videos
on Adobe Premiere Pro and Photoshop from editor Larry Jordan, along
with high-level lessons on the craft of film editing. From practical
how-tos like creating masks for chroma-keys or creating green-screen
effects in Premiere, to high-level analysis on shot order and casting
techniques, Jordan's goal is to help viewers "edit smarter."
10. Layers Magazine
covers the latest tools and techniques used in the creative industry,
and they offer hundreds of how-to articles on Adobe’s Creative Suite. If
you’re looking for specific instructions on how to stitch images
together into a panorama in Lightroom, or how to change a model’s shade
of lipstick in Photoshop, start here.
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