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Adobe Photoshop 7.0 Design Professional

  1. 2. <ul><li>Start Adobe Photoshop 7.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Learn how to open and save a document </li></ul><ul><li>Examine the Photoshop window </li></ul><ul><li>Use the Layers and History palette </li></ul><ul><li>Learn about Photoshop using Help </li></ul><ul><li>View and print a document </li></ul><ul><li>Close a document and exit Photoshop </li></ul>Unit Lessons OVERVIEW
  2. 3. <ul><li>What is Photoshop? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>An image editing program used to create and modify digital images </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What is a digital image? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A picture in an electronic form </li></ul></ul>Using Photoshop INTRODUCTION
  3. 4. <ul><li>What can Photoshop be used for? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create original artwork </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Manipulate color images </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Retouch photographs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Repair damaged images </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create images for Web pages </li></ul></ul>Using Photoshop INTRODUCTION
  4. 5. Understanding Platform Interfaces <ul><li>Use Photoshop in two interfaces: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Windows and Macintosh </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Differences are slight; for example: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use [ Ctrl ] and [ Alt ] keys in Windows </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use [ command ] and [ option ] keys in Macintosh </li></ul></ul>INTRODUCTION
  5. 6. Where to Obtain Images <ul><li>Create original artwork in Photoshop </li></ul><ul><li>Use images downloaded from the World Wide Web </li></ul><ul><li>Use scanned images or images taken with a digital camera </li></ul>INTRODUCTION
  6. 7. File Formats <ul><li>Use Photoshop to open and create different kinds of file formats </li></ul>LESSON 1
  7. 8. Understanding Images <ul><li>An image is made up of dots called pixels </li></ul><ul><li>In Photoshop, you can add, delete, or modify individual pixels or groups of pixels </li></ul>LESSON 1
  8. 9. Start Photoshop (Windows) <ul><li>Click the Start button on the taskbar </li></ul><ul><li>Point to Programs , then click Adobe Photoshop 7.0 </li></ul>LESSON 1 Start Button
  9. 10. Start Photoshop (Macintosh) <ul><li>Double-click the hard drive icon, then double-click the Adobe Photoshop 7.0 folder </li></ul><ul><li>Double-click the Adobe Photoshop 7.0 program icon </li></ul>LESSON 1 Hard drive icon Program icon
  10. 11. Creating a New File <ul><li>Click File on the menu bar </li></ul><ul><li>Click New </li></ul><ul><li>Enter the required width in the Width text box </li></ul><ul><li>Enter the required height in the Height text box </li></ul><ul><li>Click OK </li></ul>LESSON 1
  11. 12. Saving a File Options <ul><li>Use Save As to save a file under a new name and to preserve a copy of the original file </li></ul><ul><li>Open a file in one file format (e.g., .BMP) and save it in another file format (e.g., .JPG) </li></ul>LESSON 2
  12. 13. Setting Preferences <ul><li>Use the Preferences dialog box to customize how files are opened in Photoshop </li></ul><ul><li>Options include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Using Open Recent to locate and open files recently worked on </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Changing the Image Preview to thumbnails </li></ul></ul>LESSON 2
  13. 14. Setting Preferences <ul><li>Preferences dialog box </li></ul>LESSON 2 Image Preview options Open Recent file list
  14. 15. File Info Dialog Box <ul><li>Purposes of the File Info dialog box </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify a file </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add a caption or other text to a file </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add a copyright notice to a file </li></ul></ul>LESSON 2
  15. 16. Opening a File I <ul><li>Use the File menu to open a file: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Click File on the menu bar, then click Open </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click the Look in or From list arrow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Navigate to the location of the file </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click the file, then click Open </li></ul></ul>LESSON 2
  16. 17. Opening a File II <ul><li>Use the File Browser to open a file: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Click the File Browser tab in the palette well </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Navigate to the location of the file </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Double-click the file to open it in Photoshop </li></ul></ul>LESSON 2
  17. 18. Docked File Browser Palette LESSON 2 Palette well File Browser tab
  18. 19. Using the Save As Command <ul><li>Use the Save As command to save an existing file with a new filename: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Click File on the menu bar, then click Save As </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Navigate to the location where you want to save the file </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Type a new filename, then click Save </li></ul></ul>LESSON 2
  19. 20. Examining the Photoshop Window <ul><li>The Workspace includes the following elements: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Work area </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Command menu </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Toolbox </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Status bar </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Palettes </li></ul></ul>LESSON 3
  20. 21. Workspace Elements LESSON 3 Work Area Toolbox Palettes Status Bar Command menu
  21. 22. Customizing the Workspace <ul><li>Customize the workspace by positioning elements to suit your working style </li></ul><ul><li>To save a workspace: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Click Window on the menu bar, point to Workspace , click Save Workspace , type a name, then click Save </li></ul></ul>LESSON 3
  22. 23. Using Tools <ul><li>Use tools in Photoshop to perform actions (e.g., zoom, type text, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Point to a tool to view a ScreenTip that provides the name or function of the tool </li></ul><ul><li>Check the tool options bar to view current settings for a selected tool </li></ul>LESSON 3
  23. 24. Using Tool Shortcut Keys <ul><li>Press and hold [ Shift ] </li></ul><ul><li>Press the tool’s shortcut key (e.g., T for Type Tool) </li></ul><ul><li>Continue to press [ Shift ] and the shortcut key to cycle through a tool’s hidden tools </li></ul>LESSON 3
  24. 25. Using Palettes <ul><li>Use palettes to verify settings and modify documents </li></ul><ul><li>Each palette consists of multiple palettes </li></ul><ul><li>Palettes can be separated and moved around the workspace </li></ul><ul><li>Each palette contains a menu </li></ul>LESSON 3
  25. 26. Palette Example LESSON 3 Click a tab to make a palette active Click to access the palette menu
  26. 27. Understanding Layers <ul><li>What are layers? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A section within an image that can be manipulated independently </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use layers to control individual elements in a document </li></ul></ul>LESSON 4
  27. 28. Layers Palette <ul><li>The order in which the layers appear in the Layers palette matches the order in which they appear in the document </li></ul>LESSON 4
  28. 29. Layers Palette LESSON 4 Currently active layer
  29. 30. History Palette <ul><li>The History palette contains a record of each task completed in a document </li></ul><ul><li>The record of an event is called a state </li></ul><ul><li>The History palette displays up to 20 states </li></ul>LESSON 4
  30. 31. Using Help <ul><li>Photoshop Help information appears in a browser window </li></ul><ul><li>Five links are included in the Help window: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Using Help, Contents, Index, Site Map, Search </li></ul></ul>LESSON 5
  31. 32. View and Print Documents <ul><li>Use the Zoom tool to change views—up to a maximum of 1600% </li></ul><ul><li>Use the Page Setup dialog box to set printing options </li></ul>LESSON 6
  32. 33. Conclude a Work Session <ul><li>Close the document: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Click File on the menu bar, click Close , then click Yes (Win) or Save (Mac) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Exit Photoshop: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Click File on the menu bar, then click Exit (Win) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click Photoshop on the menu bar, then click Quit (Mac) </li></ul></ul>LESSON 7
  33. 34. Unit A Tasks <ul><li>Open a document </li></ul><ul><li>Examine the workspace </li></ul><ul><li>Understand palettes </li></ul><ul><li>Identify layers </li></ul><ul><li>Use the History palette </li></ul><ul><li>Use Help </li></ul><ul><li>View, print, and close a document </li></ul>SUMMARY