Photoshop Level 1

Length: 1 day

Prerequisites: Before taking this course, students should be familiar with the basic functions of their computer’s operating system such as creating folders, launching programs, and working with windows. Students should also have basic Windows application skills, such as copying and pasting objects, formatting text, saving files, and so on.

Course Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
• initiate a project.
• explore the Adobe Photoshop environment.
• determine the resolution and graphic type.
• work with selections.
• work with multiple layers.
• enhance images with paint and filters.
• identify the characteristics of various image modes and color adjustment options.
• save images for web and print.

Course Content
Lesson 1: Initiating a Project
Topic 1A: Plan a Project
Topic 1B: Identify Copyright and Citation Requirements

Lesson 2: Exploring the Adobe® Photoshop® Environment
Topic 2A: Explore the Photoshop Interface
Topic 2B: Customize the Workspace
Topic 2C: Explore Adobe Bridge

Lesson 3: Determining Graphic Type and Resolution
Topic 3A: Differentiate Between Raster and Vector Graphics
Topic 3B: Understand Image Resolution

Lesson 4: Working with Selections
Topic 4A: Create a Selection
Topic 4B: Save a Selection
Topic 4C: Modify a Selection
Topic 4D: Apply Color to a Selection

Lesson 5: Working with Layers
Topic 5A: Create Layers
Topic 5B: Work with Type Layers
Topic 5C: Transform Layers
Topic 5D: Apply Styles
Topic 5E: Undo Previous Steps
Topic 5F: Manage Layers

Lesson 6: Enhancing Images with Paint and Filters
Topic 6A: Paint on an Image
Topic 6B: Apply Filter Effects

Lesson 7: Exploring Image Modes and Color Adjustments
Topic 7A: Explore Grayscale and Bitmap Modes
Topic 7B: Apply Color Adjustments

Lesson 8: Saving Images for Web and Print
Topic 8A: Save Images for Print
Topic 8B: Save Images for the Web
Topic 8C: Save Images as PDF