Lisa May
Art Teacher

Shading with the Brush tool

Lesson Plan Published 8/16/13 Last updated on 5/16/18

This lesson plan provides examples and steps to begin shading with the brush tool. It is intended for students who are already familiar with opening a new document in Photoshop, copying and pasting an image into Photoshop, and picking colors with the foreground color picker.

  • Photoshop

    Editing and compositing for photos, web and mobile app designs, 3D artwork, videos, and more.

  • Photoshop Elements

    Organize, edit, create, and share your photos.

Age Levels
1-2 Hours
Creativity and Innovation

Computer with mouse

Photoshop or Photoshop Elements software

black and white clipart

CC License
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Cathy Chen

Posted on 8/17/13 9:57:46 AM Permalink

Thanks Lisa, I will be able to use this in my classes - nice easy steps to follow.

Lisa May

Posted on 8/18/13 6:00:58 PM Permalink

Thanks you. I tend to do this for all of my assignments so that the ones who can simply follow directions can go ahead, leaving me available to help the ones who are a bit more needy.