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 . Watch interviews with leading creative professionals, hear their favorite tips and tricks, and watch workshops and master classes on demand.
3. CC TV with Terry White
Blogger 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 tools.
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 Photoshop.
5. Computer Arts — Creative Bloq
Award-winning design magazine features articles with roundups of top tutorials for all types of creative software, including Adobe CC. Check out their favorite demonstrations and trainings for and .
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 's discussion forums.
7. Julieanne Kost
Kost shares dozens of video tutorials and techniques for Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom on , 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, 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 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.
More Tools and Resources for Creative Professionals
If you live in Adobe Creative Cloud, you know how useful plugins and extensions can be when it comes to making design work easier and more efficient. Check out our list of the and grab some must-have new tools. Then learn how can streamline administrative tasks and free your time to focus on creative work.