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Adobe Photoshop Basics Instructor: Hanh Tran Arlington Public Schools Adult Education Program
Adobe Photoshop Basics Instructor: Hanh Tran Arlington Public Schools Adult Education Program

Adobe

Photoshop

Basics

Instructor:

Hanh Tran

Arlington Public Schools Adult Education Program

Adobe Photoshop Basics Instructor: Hanh Tran Arlington Public Schools Adult Education Program
Adobe Photoshop Basics Instructor: Hanh Tran Arlington Public Schools Adult Education Program
Adobe Photoshop Basics Instructor: Hanh Tran Arlington Public Schools Adult Education Program

Welcome

 Thank you for registering for this course!  Course runs from Jan. 15 th –
Thank you for registering for this course!
Course runs from Jan. 15 th – Feb. 5 th 2013
Tuesdays, 7:00 – 9:30 PM
Syphax Education Center, Room 115
My email: hanhtee@gmail.com
Feel free to email me with any questions
Welcome  Thank you for registering for this course!  Course runs from Jan. 15 th

Textbook Suggestion

Textbook Suggestion
  • The Web Collection Revealed, Premium Edition: Dreamweaver, Flash, Photoshop

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For Adobe CS6
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Session 1 Objectives

 Introduction  Getting Started  Photoshop Workspace  Using Tools  Using Layers  Miscellaneous
Introduction
Getting Started
Photoshop Workspace
Using Tools
Using Layers
Miscellaneous
Class Exercises
Session 1 Objectives  Introduction  Getting Started  Photoshop Workspace  Using Tools  Using

Introduction

Introduction  Photoshop : image-editing software used to create/modify digital images  Can be used to:

Photoshop: image-editing software used to create/modify digital images

Can be used to:

  • Create original artwork

  • Manipulate images

  • Retouch photographs

  • Repair damaged images

  • Create graphics for websites

Introduction  Photoshop : image-editing software used to create/modify digital images  Can be used to:
Introduction  Photoshop : image-editing software used to create/modify digital images  Can be used to:

Introduction

 Digital image: made up of dots called pixels  Use Photoshop to add, modify, or
Digital image: made up of dots called pixels
Use Photoshop to add, modify, or delete
individual pixels or groups of pixels
Image Resolution
Spacing of pixels in an image, measured in ppi
(pixels per inch) or dpi (dots per inch)
Image Size
Physical dimensions of an image, measured in
pixels (width x height)
Images can be saved in various file formats
Introduction  Digital image: made up of dots called pixels  Use Photoshop to add, modify,
Image File Formats
Image File Formats
Image File Formats
Image File Formats
Image File Formats

Getting Started

 Start Photoshop  Create a New File (File  New)  Open a File (File
Start Photoshop
Create a New File (File  New)
Open a File (File  Open)
Save a File (File  Save or Save As)
Default file format is .psd
Photoshop’s native raw format, similar to .tiff
Preserves layers
Typical image formats: .jpg, .gif, .png
Flattened image
Getting Started  Start Photoshop  Create a New File (File  New)  Open a

Photoshop Workspace

Main elements:

  • Work area

  • Application bar

  • Tools panel

  • Options bar

  • Status bar

  • Panels

  • Dock

Customizable

Photoshop Workspace  Main elements:  Work area  Application bar  Tools panel  Options
Photoshop Workspace  Main elements:  Work area  Application bar  Tools panel  Options
Photoshop Workspace  Main elements:  Work area  Application bar  Tools panel  Options

Using Tools

 Use tools to perform actions  ScreenTip appears on mouse-over to show description  Name/function
Use tools to perform actions
ScreenTip appears on mouse-over to
show description
Name/function and shortcut key (+ Shift)
Options bar displays current settings for
currently-selected tool
Using Tools  Use tools to perform actions  ScreenTip appears on mouse-over to show description

Using Layers

Using Layers  Layer : a section within an image that can be manipulated independently 

Layer: a section within an image that

Using Layers  Layer : a section within an image that can be manipulated independently 

can be manipulated

independently

Use layers to control

individual elements

  • Isolate effects

Layers are ordered

Using Layers  Layer : a section within an image that can be manipulated independently 
Using Layers  Layer : a section within an image that can be manipulated independently 

Miscellaneous

  • Other things to explore / keep in mind:

    • History Panel

      • Saves up to 20 states

    • Panels can be re-arranged

    • Workspace Switcher (Essentials button)

      • To reset workspace to default:

Essentials Reset Essentials

  • Photoshop Help

Miscellaneous  Other things to explore / keep in mind:  History Panel  Saves up
Miscellaneous  Other things to explore / keep in mind:  History Panel  Saves up

Class Exercises

 Work with layers  Add & delete layers  Hide & display layers  Change
Work with layers
Add & delete layers
Hide & display layers
Change the opacity
Change the order
Merge multiple layers
Try out basic tools from Toolbar
Brush, Shape, Type, Crop, etc.
Basic selection tools
Combine multiple images
Class Exercises  Work with layers  Add & delete layers  Hide & display layers

End of Session 1

End of Session 1  See you next week!
  • See you next week!

End of Session 1  See you next week!
End of Session 1  See you next week!
End of Session 1  See you next week!

References

 Elizabeth Eisner Reding. (2011) Adobe Photoshop CS5, Delmar Cengage Learning.  Sherry Bishop, Jim Shuman
Elizabeth Eisner Reding. (2011) Adobe Photoshop CS5, Delmar
Cengage Learning.
Sherry Bishop, Jim Shuman & Elizabeth Eisner Reding. (2010) The
Web Collection Revealed Premium Edition: Adobe
Dreamweaver CS5, Flash CS5 and Photoshop CS5, Delmar
Cengage Learning.
Ye Diana Wang. (2012) IT 213 Lecture 5: Color and Graphics,
George Mason University.
References  Elizabeth Eisner Reding. (2011) Adobe Photoshop CS5, Delmar Cengage Learning.  Sherry Bishop, Jim