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Adobe Photoshop Tools

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Adobe Photoshop Tools

  1. 1. Prepared by: DE LA PEÑA, MYLA T.
  2. 2. WHAT IS ADOBE PHOTOSHOP? - is the premier photo editing software tool available whether you are working on webpage, power point presentation, or a document to be printed, Photoshop can be used to enhance your image. - one of the most powerful computer graphics programs.
  3. 3. Adobe Photoshop Tools 1. Cropping and slicing 2. drawing 3. painting 4. measuring and navigation 5. selection 6. typing 7. retouching
  4. 4. TOOLS - is an object designed to do a specific kind of work such as cutting or shopping by directing manually applied force or by means of a motor or computer.
  5. 5. 1. Cropping and slicing a. crop- assists in creating a focus point on an image and excluding unnecessary or excess space. b. slice- used to divide an image into different sections c. slice select tool- allows sliced sections of an image to be adjusted and shifted.
  6. 6. 2. Drawing a. pen tool – creates precise paths that can be manipulated using anchor points. a1. free form pen tool- allows the user to draw paths freehand. a2. magnetic pen tool- attaches the drawn path closely to outline of object in an image, which is useful for isolating them from a background.
  7. 7. 3. Painting a. brush- used to retouch images by altering and adding colored pixels. b. pencil- allows the user to paint rough strokes on the canvas, creating a similar effect to a real pencil on paper. c. gradient- fill and paint bucket tools are similar to each other, as they reach fill areas of the canvas w/ color d. paint bucket- an area of an image based on color similarity. Click anywhere in the image and the paint bucket will fill an area around the pixel you clicked.
  8. 8. 4. Measuring and Navigating a. eyedropper tool- select a color from an area of the image that is clicked, and samples it for future use. b. hand tool- navigates an image by moving it in any direction and the zoom tool enlarges the part of an image that is clicked on, allowing for a closer view.
  9. 9. 5. Selection a. marquee- make selection that are single now, single row, single column, rectangular and elliptical; a piece of text that scrolls across a screen. b. move tool- once an area of an image is highlighted it can be used to manually relocates the selected piece to anywhere on the canvas c. lasso tool- make magnetic and polygonal selection.
  10. 10. 6. Typing - adding and editing text. a. Type tool- create an area where text can be entered b. Type mask tool- create a selection area that has the shape of text.
  11. 11. 7. Retouching a. clone stamp- samples a selected portion of an image, and duplicate it over another area using a brush that can be adjusted in size, flow and opacity. b. smudge- when dragged across part of an image, stretches and smudges pixels as if they are real paint, and the blur tool softens portions of an image by lowering the amount of detail w/ in the adjusted image. c. eraser- removes pixels from an image.
  12. 12. e. Burn & Dodge- are derived from traditional method of adjusting the exposure on printed photos, have opposite effects, the burn tool darkens selected areas, and the dodge tool lightens them.
  13. 13. Activity #1 Simple Text Effect Procedure : Open a new document 1. type name as… group1 2. preset as default Photoshop size 3. click ok Click on the HORIZONTAL TYPE tool 1. set font family to IMPACT 2. set font size to … 72pt. 3. set text color to … BLUE Click on the Working area and type your text Use the MOVE tool to move your text to the center. Press CTRL+T to resize your text. Right click on the Text layer and select BLENDING OPTION; a layer style dialog box will appear. 1. click drop shadow: opacity = 50% angle= 90 2. click gradient overlay: opacity = 15% 3. click stroke: Color: white Once done click OK. Save your work in PSD and Jpeg format.
  14. 14. Activity #2 Change Background Procedure: 1. Open an image to edit 2. Click on pen tool.. Select paths in the option bar. 3. create a path around the object until you reach the point where you stared. 4. right click inside the path and select Make selection. 5. Go to Edit > Copy 6. open up anew image file then click Edit > Paste. 7. Press Ctrl+T to resize the object to fit on the new image file. 8. save you file. … group1.. 9. Save your work in PSD and Jpeg format.
  15. 15. Activity #3 applying picture with new background with text effect
  16. 16. That’s all ! :D

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