Do a search for “Photoshop CC” at currently has 422 Photoshop courses with over 21,000 videos.
This is a screen shot from the Barnes & Noble web site after doing a search for “Adobe.” As you can see, there are lots of titles for people who like to learn via a book.
Type in “learning photoshop” in DuckDuckGo (or your favorite Internet search engine). You’ll find lots of courses, some of which are free. YouTube is loaded with Photoshop tutorials, too.

Learning how to learn Photoshop and Illustrator

There are plenty of great resources, but you have to invest the time and effort

By Mike Jackson

Posted on Monday, November 2nd, 2015

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Most readers probably remember the movie The Matrix, right? In that movie, a programmer was able to upload a martial arts program or a program to pilot an assault helicopter directly into the brain. With a push of a button, Neo (Keanu Reeves) was an instant expert on almost any subject or skill. No bumps, no bruises.

Well…we aren’t that fortunate here in the real world.

It still takes some time, effort, dedication and practice. Programs like Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator are not necessarily easy programs to learn, mainly because of their power and breadth of user needs.

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Mike and Darla Jackson operate Golden Studios in Loveland, Colorado, and do a variety of sign-related projects. Mike’s website is His email address is You can see more of Mike’s photos at and

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