Lesson 9 "Layers 1" gets started on what many consider to be the most important feature in Photoshop, Layers. It gives you the power to do many things without compromising your original image. Lesson 10 "Layers 2" explains how to reorder your layers and select multiple layers to process as well how to group layers. Lesson 11 "Layers 3" explains how to use layer masks, what they are good for, and how best to use them. Lesson 12 "The Type Tool" examines how different the type tool is from many of the other features in Photoshop and tips and tricks to work best with it.
Lesson 13 "Adjusting Images 1" begins by showing you how to adjust the quality and brightness of your images and how to use adjustment layers to work with your photos. Lesson 14 "Adjusting Images 2" continues adjustments by working with the Shadows/Highlights control and the Hue/Saturation control. Lesson 15 "Colors and Brushes" focuses on the Color and Swatch Palette and the Color Picker tool. Lesson 16 "Bonus Lesson 2" will show you how to create your own brushes.
Lesson 17 "Intro to Filters" begins by giving you some guidelines on the key ways to use filters as well as briefly explaining the different types of filters. Lesson 18 "Filter Gallery" works with the Liquefy filter and the Reconstruct tool as well as the Filter Gallery to create layers of filters.
Lesson 19 "Retouching 1" explains how to retouch photos to lessen the blemishes on a person while still making the image look natural. You will learn about the Spot Healing brush and the Healing Brush. Lesson 20 "Retouching 2" continues by working with the Clone Stamp tool as well as with selections to restrict the area to be fixed.
Lesson 21 "Resizing 1" focuses on changing the size of the image by use of the image size menu and re-sampling the image. Lesson 22 "Resizing 2" does the same but now with the Crop tool. Lesson 23 "Saving and Output" walks you through the print dialog and talks a little about color management. Finally, lesson 24 "Bonus Lesson 3" You create a montage and work with the Free Transform tool and Layer Styles.