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silvio nocilla
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Photoshop Essentials

Curriculum Published 2/21/15 Last updated on 6/8/19

About

A sequence of video lessons and video tutorials for beginners who never used Photoshop and would like to start using Photoshop for art photography, photography manipulation and create designs using various filters and effects. Photoshop essentials course starts from the very beginning introducing formats, set-up of documents ,use of layers and more explaining the concept of each tool and practice through effective tutorials.

Photoshop essentials will cover Photoshop main tools to manipulate photos, enhance photos,create art photography and produce simple design as well as typography design.

Participants will learn how to:

•Identify the appropriate Photoshop work-space.
(Tool box, Layer panels, Colour panel, Swatches, styles, Paths and top menu option bar).

•Identify appropriate tools.
(Move tool,Selection tool, Pen tool, foreground and background colour, Selection tools, clone.
tools, gradient tool, paint bucket tool, shapes and type tool).

•Create a new document and apply appropriate settings.
(document size, purpose of document, background set-up and applying appropriate resolution.
size).Identify various image formats.
(Vectors, Bitmaps,JPEG,PDF,GIF and PSD).

•Work with various images.
(Open various images, transferring from one canvas to another and placing images in a single project).

NOTE: to access video lesson and tutorials go to Creative Learing

Products
  • Photoshop

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

Subjects
Age Levels
Duration
1+ Week
ISTE Standards
Students: Innovative Designer
Expertise
Novice
Materials

About

A sequence of video lessons and video tutorials for beginners who never used Photoshop and would like to start using Photoshop for art photography, photography manipulation and create designs using various filters and effects. Photoshop essentials course starts from the very beginning introducing formats, set-up of documents ,use of layers and more explaining the concept of each tool and practice through effective tutorials.

Photoshop essentials will cover Photoshop main tools to manipulate photos, enhance photos,create art photography and produce simple design as well as typography design.

Participants will learn how to:

•Identify the appropriate Photoshop work-space.
(Tool box, Layer panels, Colour panel, Swatches, styles, Paths and top menu option bar).

•Identify appropriate tools.
(Move tool,Selection tool, Pen tool, foreground and background colour, Selection tools, clone.
tools, gradient tool, paint bucket tool, shapes and type tool).

•Create a new document and apply appropriate settings.
(document size, purpose of document, background set-up and applying appropriate resolution.
size).Identify various image formats.
(Vectors, Bitmaps,JPEG,PDF,GIF and PSD).

•Work with various images.
(Open various images, transferring from one canvas to another and placing images in a single project).

NOTE: to access video lesson and tutorials go to Schoology Sign Up as a student and enter the this codeXXD69-KJBQJ

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silvio nocilla

Posted on 9/1/19 6:02:58 AM Permalink

​William Shafiq thanks for your comments.

Shafiq Rehman

Posted on 9/1/19 12:45:00 AM Permalink

Great Esential Resource Thanks for Sharing

William Cortez

Posted on 5/27/19 7:37:11 AM Permalink

​This is essentially for newbies in Photoshop. Great work!

silvio nocilla

Posted on 4/4/15 12:21:55 PM Permalink

Thank you, Karen. I am planning to launch Illustrator essentials for May. I will let you know.

Karen McFarlane

Posted on 4/6/15 9:22:17 PM Permalink

Looking forward to doing that course as well.

Karen McFarlane

Posted on 4/4/15 9:58:54 AM Permalink

Great course, having the files to use was awesome!

silvio nocilla

Posted on 3/28/15 8:13:49 AM Permalink

Dhanaraj I am glad that you found my PS essential course useful and you managed to learn. If you are interested I just opened an InDesign essential course, the structure is similar to PS essential.

This is the code to access the course:

Link: www.schoology.com

code: C4FKV-8MNHG

Dhanaraj Keezhara

Posted on 3/28/15 8:02:32 AM Permalink

Thank you very much, very useful and helpful for me to learn PS.