Adobe Photoshop Basics - Session 3

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  • 1. AdobePhotoshop Basics Instructor: Hanh Tran Arlington Public Schools Adult Education Program
  • 2. 2 Hanh Tran | Adobe Photoshop BasicsWelcome Back Hope everyone had a great weekend! Adobe Photoshop Basics  Jan. 15th – Feb. 5th 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
  • 3. 3 Hanh Tran | Adobe Photoshop BasicsPrevious Sessions Photoshop Workspace, Tools, Layers, etc. Making Selections  Using Shapes  Using Colors  Modifying & Transforming  Vignette Effect Fixing Imperfections  Healing Brush  Clone Stamp  Eyedropper & Brush Combo Class Exercises
  • 4. 4 Hanh Tran | Adobe Photoshop BasicsSession 3 Objectives Working with Colors  Changing Colors  Blending Colors  Grayscale  Hue & Saturation  Brightness & Contrast  Color Balance  Curves Layer Styles Filter Gallery Liquifying an Image Class Exercises
  • 5. 5 Hanh Tran | Adobe Photoshop BasicsWorking with Colors
  • 6. 6 Hanh Tran | Adobe Photoshop BasicsChanging Colors Change foreground color:  Color Picker  Colors Panel  Swatches Panel  Eyedropper Tool Change background color:  Color Picker Switch foreground & background colors
  • 7. 7 Hanh Tran | Adobe Photoshop BasicsChanging Colors
  • 8. 8 Hanh Tran | Adobe Photoshop BasicsBlending Colors Gradient Tool: used to blend colors  Pick from presets  Customize gradients  Add color/opacity stops Gradient Map 1. Image  Adjustments  Gradient Map
  • 9. 9 Hanh Tran | Adobe Photoshop BasicsGrayscale Images Convert a color to a grayscale image 1. Image  Mode  Grayscale 2. -or- Image  Adjustments  Desaturate Tint a grayscale image to give color 1. Image  Mode  RGB Color 2. Image  Adjustments  Hue/Saturation 3. Check “Colorize” checkbox 4. Drag sliders
  • 10. 10 Hanh Tran | Adobe Photoshop BasicsGrayscale Images
  • 11. 11 Hanh Tran | Adobe Photoshop BasicsHue & Saturation Hue: color transmitted/reflected  Identified by the color name (i.e. blue) Saturation: chroma, strength of the color  Represents the amount of gray in proportion to the hue
  • 12. 12 Hanh Tran | Adobe Photoshop BasicsBrightness & Contrast Brightness:lightness/darkness of the color Contrast: difference in luminance & color 1. Image  Adjustments  Brightness/Contrast 2. Drag sliders
  • 13. 13 Hanh Tran | Adobe Photoshop BasicsColor Balance 1. Image  Adjustments  Color Balance 2. Drag sliders
  • 14. 14 Hanh Tran | Adobe Photoshop BasicsCurves Powerful& flexible transformations  More advanced  More complex 1. Image  Adjustments  Curves
  • 15. 15 Hanh Tran | Adobe Photoshop BasicsLayer Styles1. Right-click layer  Blending Options  Check style  Set optionsIf grayed out, convert Background to normal layer first:1. Right-click Background  Layer From Background
  • 16. 16 Hanh Tran | Adobe Photoshop BasicsLayer Styles Drop Shadow Inner Shadow Outer Glow Inner Glow Bevel & Emboss Satin Color Overlay Gradient Overlay Pattern Overlay Stroke
  • 17. 17 Hanh Tran | Adobe Photoshop BasicsFilter Gallery Filters are used to give dramatic effects 1. Filter  Filter Gallery  Choose & Preview 2. -or- Filter  Choose category  Choose filter
  • 18. 18 Hanh Tran | Adobe Photoshop BasicsLiquifying an Image1. Filter  Liquify2. Set options (i.e. brush size)3. Click and drag on image preview4. OK to save, or Restore All to revert to original
  • 19. 19 Hanh Tran | Adobe Photoshop BasicsClass Exercises Work with Colors  Changing & Blending  Grayscale  Hue & Saturation  Brightness & Contrast  Color Balance  Curves Work with Layer Styles Work with the Filter Gallery Liquify an Image
  • 20. 20 Hanh Tran | Adobe Photoshop BasicsEnd of Session 3 See you next week!
  • 21. 21 Hanh Tran | Adobe Photoshop BasicsReferences 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.