Introduction to Photoshop

Learn the ins and outs of Photoshop along side VIDEO TUTORIALS
Summary

Students will learn the basic tools and techniques for functioning in Photoshop. They will know how to navigate Photoshop (knowing where the tools, palettes, option bar, etc are) and they will learn simple photo fixes like removing spots, blemishes, and red eye.

Lesson Resources

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  • Lesson Plan (PDF)
  • Presentation (PDF)
  • Worksheet 1 (PSD)
  • Worksheet 2 (PSD)
  • Worksheet 3 (PSD)
  • Worksheet 4 (PSD)
  • Worksheet 5 (PSD)
  • Finished Worksheet 1 (PSD)
  • Finished Worksheet 2 (PSD)
  • Finished Worksheet 3 (PSD)
  • Finished Worksheet 4 (PSD)
  • Finished Worksheet 5 (PSD)
  • Worksheets Gradesheet (PDF)
  • Project outline (PDF)
  • Project Image 1 (JPEG)
  • Project Image 2 (JPEG)
  • Project Image 3 (JPEG)
  • Project Image 4 (JPEG)
  • Project Image 5 (JPEG)
  • Project Image 6 (JPEG)
  • Project Image 7 (JPEG)
  • Project Image 8 (JPEG)
  • Project Image 9 (JPEG)
  • Project Image 10 (JPEG)
  • Corrected Project Image 1 (JPEG)
  • Corrected Project Image 2 (JPEG)
  • Corrected Project Image 3 (JPEG)
  • Corrected Project Image 4 (JPEG)
  • Corrected Project Image 5 (JPEG)
  • Corrected Project Image 6 (JPEG)
  • Corrected Project Image 7 (JPEG)
  • Corrected Project Image 8 (JPEG)
  • Corrected Project Image 9 (JPEG)
  • Corrected Project Image 10 (JPEG)
  • Vocabulary Review (PSD)
  • Test (PDF)
  • Test Key (PDF)
Videos
Part 1: Opening the program (ws1)
Part 2: Explaining the different parts (ws1)
Part 3: Saving as a JPEG (ws1)
Part 4: Using rectangular and elliptical selection tools (ws2)
Part 5: Quick Selection tool and Magic Wand (ws2)
Part 6: Lasso Tool (ws2)
Part 7: quick look at the Layers Palette (ws3)
Part 8: Rearranging Layers (ws3)
Part 9: Putting Layers into groups (ws3)
Part 10: Using the Crop tool (ws4)
Part 11: Removing blemishes and spots (ws4)
Part 12: Remove writing from an image (ws4)
Part 13: Removing Red Eye (ws4)
Part 14: Brightening up an image (ws5)
Part 15: Reducing noise (ws5)