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Adobe Photoshop for Advanced Beginners
With Wes Holing, TechSoup
March 10, 2016
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Using ReadyTalk
• Chat to ask questions
• All lines are muted
• If you lose you...
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You Are Being Recorded…
This webinar will be available on the TechSoup website ...
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Presenters
Assisting with chat: Terry McGrath, Adobe
Wes White and Susan Hope B...
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Objectives
1. Quick Intro to TechSoup and Adobe Creative Cloud
2. Know when to ...
6
About TechSoup
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The Need Is Global – And So Are We
TechSoup’s mission is to build a dynamic bri...
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www.TechSoup.Global
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Our Impact
Together, we build a stronger, more resilient civil society.
$5.2B
i...
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Adobe Photoshop (and more!)
• Adobe Creative Cloud
(All Applications)
• Adobe ...
11
When to Use
Photoshop
Necessity is the mother of
intention.
1
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When to Use Photoshop
Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator Adobe InDesign
Creatin...
13
Meet the Interface
It’s a pleasure to meet me.
2
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Meet the Interface
Tools
Options
Panels
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Meet the Interface: Tools
A. Selection Tools
• Move Tool (V)
• Artboard Tool
•...
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Meet the Interface: Panels
History: Undo, redo, make a snapshot
Navigator: Cha...
18
Learning Layers
It’s not just for onions and parfaits.
3
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Learning Layers
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Learning Layers
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Learning Layers
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Learning Layers
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Using the Magic Wand
The wand chooses the wizard.
4
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Changing a
Background
The only constant is change.
5
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Changing a Background
Magic Wand Quick Selection Color Range Pen
High contrast...
29
Resources
There's nothing more dangerous
than a resourceful idiot.
5
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Resources
Learn
• Adobe: Adobe Photoshop CC
• Vandelay Design: Learn Photoshop...
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Where can my org get Adobe?
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Adobe Photoshop (and more!)
• Adobe Creative Cloud
(All Applications)
• Adobe ...
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Questions?
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Learn and Share!
Chat in one thing that you
learned in today’s webinar or will...
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If you already have an elementary knowledge of Photoshop, this free, one-hour presentation will help you build on your foundation and increase your basic design terminology. This webinar is designed for beginners that have some experience in the program and want to learn more about working with images. TechSoup's content developer, Wes Holing, will demonstrate some advanced fundamentals including:

-- How to work with layers
-- Using the magic wand effectively
-- How to work with and change backgrounds
-- And more!

If you haven't used Adobe Photoshop before, please visit our most recent webinar on Photoshop to prepare for this more advanced event. http://www.techsoup.org/community/events-webinars/adobe-photoshop-for-beginners-2015-12-10

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  1. 1. Adobe Photoshop for Advanced Beginners With Wes Holing, TechSoup March 10, 2016
  2. 2. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved2 Using ReadyTalk • Chat to ask questions • All lines are muted • If you lose your Internet connection, reconnect using the link emailed to you. • If you lose your phone connection, re-dial the phone number and re-join. • ReadyTalk support: 800-843-9166 Your audio will play through your computer’s speakers. Hear an echo? You may be logged in twice and will need to close one instance of ReadyTalk.
  3. 3. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved3 You Are Being Recorded… This webinar will be available on the TechSoup website along with past webinars: www.techsoup.org/community/events-webinars You can also view recorded webinars and videos on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/TechSoupVideo You will receive an email with this presentation, recording, and links within a day. Tweet us @TechSoup or using hashtag: #techsoup or #TechedUp
  4. 4. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved4 Presenters Assisting with chat: Terry McGrath, Adobe Wes White and Susan Hope Bard, TechSoup Becky Wiegand Webinar Program Manager TechSoup Wes Holing Web Content Developer TechSoup Wes White Program Manager TechSoup
  5. 5. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved5 Objectives 1. Quick Intro to TechSoup and Adobe Creative Cloud 2. Know when to use Photoshop 3. Meet the interface and key tools 4. Understand how to use Layers 5. Learn to use the Magic Wand 6. How to change a background 7. Additional learning resources 8. Where to get Adobe 9. Answer questions!
  6. 6. 6 About TechSoup
  7. 7. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved7 The Need Is Global – And So Are We TechSoup’s mission is to build a dynamic bridge that enables civil society organizations and social change agents around the world to gain effective access to the resources they need to design and implement solutions for a more equitable planet. Countries Served TechSoup Partner Location NetSquared Local Group Where are you on the map?
  8. 8. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved8 www.TechSoup.Global
  9. 9. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved9 Our Impact Together, we build a stronger, more resilient civil society. $5.2B in technology products and grants employed by NGOs for the greater good 35 languages used to provide education and support 100+ corporate and foundation partners connected with the causes and communities they care about 6.2M annual visits to our websites 600,000 newsletter subscribers empowered with actionable knowledge 79% of NGOs have improved organizational efficiency with TechSoup Global's resource offering* *Source: survey conducted among TechSoup members in 2013
  10. 10. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved10 Adobe Photoshop (and more!) • Adobe Creative Cloud (All Applications) • Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan • Adobe Photoshop Elements www.techsoup.org/adobe
  11. 11. 11 When to Use Photoshop Necessity is the mother of intention. 1
  12. 12. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved12 When to Use Photoshop Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator Adobe InDesign Creating and editing photos for use in print and online Creating scalable images like logos and illustrations Printed materials like newsletters, ads, and business cards
  13. 13. 13 Meet the Interface It’s a pleasure to meet me. 2
  14. 14. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved14 Meet the Interface Tools Options Panels
  15. 15. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved15 Meet the Interface: Tools A. Selection Tools • Move Tool (V) • Artboard Tool • Rectangular Marquee Tool (M) • Elliptical Marquee Tool • Single Row Marquee Tool • Single Column Marquee Tool • Lasso Tool (L) • Polygonal Marquee Tool • Magnetic Marquee Tool • Quick Selection Tool (W) • Magic Wand Tool B. Crop and Select Tools • Crop Tool (C) • Perspective Crop Tool • Slice Tool • Slice Select Tool C. Measuring Tools • Eyedropper Tool (I) • 3D Material Eyedropper Tool • Color Sampler Tool • Ruler Tool • Note Tool • Count Tool D. Retouching Tools • Spot Healing Brush Tool (J) • Healing Brush Tool • Patch Tool • Content-Aware Move Tool • Red Eye Tool E. Painting Tools • Brush Tool (B) • Pencil Tool • Color Replacement Tool • Mixer Brush Tool • Clone Stamp Tool (S) • Pattern Stamp Tool • History Brush Tool (Y) • Art History Brush Tool • Eraser Tool (E) • Background Eraser Tool • Magic Eraser Tool • Gradient Tool (G) • Paint Bucket Tool • 3D Material Drop Tool • Blur Tool • Sharpen Tool • Smudge Tool • Dodge Tool (O) • Burn Tool • Sponge Tool F. Drawing and Type Tools • Pen Tool (P) • Freeform Pen Tool • Add Anchor Point Tool • Delete Anchor Point Tool • Convert Point Tool • Horizontal Type Tool (T) • Vertical Type Tool • Vertical Type Mask Tool • Horizontal Type Mask Tool • Path Selection Tool (A) • Direct Selection Tool • Rectangle Tool (U) • Rounded Rectangle Tool • Ellipse Tool • Polygon Tool • Line Tool • Custom Shape Tool G. Navigation Tools • Hand Tool (H) • Rotate View Tool (R) • Zoom Tool (Z) Customize: Edit > Toolbar A B C D E F G
  16. 16. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved16 Meet the Interface: Panels History: Undo, redo, make a snapshot Navigator: Change the zoom percentage Histogram: View tonal and color information Info: See the color values and other info beneath the pointer Properties: Get dimension info of element Brush: Choose and modify brushes Brush Presets: Choose brushes from existing libraries Clone Source: Touch up blemishes, whiten teeth, correct red eye, and fix other imperfections Character: Change font settings Paragraph: Change line spacing settings Paragraph Styles: Choose and save existing line spacing settings Character Styles: Choose and save existing font settings Tool Presets: Save and use tool settings
  17. 17. 18 Learning Layers It’s not just for onions and parfaits. 3
  18. 18. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved19 Learning Layers
  19. 19. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved20 Learning Layers
  20. 20. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved21 Learning Layers
  21. 21. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved22 Learning Layers
  22. 22. 24 Using the Magic Wand The wand chooses the wizard. 4
  23. 23. 26 Changing a Background The only constant is change. 5
  24. 24. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved27 Changing a Background Magic Wand Quick Selection Color Range Pen High contrast See Magic Wand Objects of similar colors Precision needed Single object More intelligence
  25. 25. 29 Resources There's nothing more dangerous than a resourceful idiot. 5
  26. 26. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved30 Resources Learn • Adobe: Adobe Photoshop CC • Vandelay Design: Learn Photoshop Basics • Lifehacker: Learn the Basics of Photoshop • TechSoup: Intro to Photoshop for Nonprofits • TechSoup: Adobe Photoshop for Beginners • Phlearn: How to Use the Pen Tool in Photoshop • Wes FAQ from the last webinar (attached to the follow-up email!) Images • Pixabay: Free, high-quality images • The Noun Project: Icons for everything • Creative Commons search: All CC-licensed images
  27. 27. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved31 Where can my org get Adobe?
  28. 28. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved32 Adobe Photoshop (and more!) • Adobe Creative Cloud (All Applications) • Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan • Adobe Photoshop Elements www.techsoup.org/adobe
  29. 29. 33 Questions?
  30. 30. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved34 Learn and Share! Chat in one thing that you learned in today’s webinar or will try to implement. Will you share this information with your colleagues and within your network? Please complete the post-event survey that will pop up once the webinar ends!
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