Date: March 30, 2005
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Spring 2005 CLC schedule
Platforms offered: PC and Macintosh
Course length: 1 day
Overview: Students will learn to modify and
combine scanned photographs to create realistic composite
images using Photoshop.
Prerequisites: To ensure your success, you
must have a basic understanding of your computer's operating
system. For example, you should know how to launch an
application, create and save files, open files from
within the application, and copy files from CDs and
Benefits: Students will learn to use several
tools for selecting parts of images, and will move,
duplicate, and resize images. Students will learn to
use layers, and to apply layer effects and filters to
create special effects, including lighting and texture
effects. Additionally, students will use painting tools
and blending modes to create shading effects, and will
perform adjustments to contrast and color balance. Students
will save images in formats for print and Web use.
Target student: Photoshop 7.0 Level 1 was
specifically created for the student who has little
or no experience.
What's next: Photoshop 7.0 Level 1 is the
first course in this series, and is followed by Photoshop 7.0 Level 2. Students who want to learn techniques
for creating and optimizing graphics for the Web should
take Photoshop 7.0 Web Production. Students who want to
learn techniques for increasing their efficiency and
create a variety of interesting effects should take
Photoshop 7.0 Tips & Tricks. Students who want to
learn to use Photoshops color correction features
and to prepare images for print should take Photoshop 7.0 Color Correction & Printing.
Lesson objectives help students become comfortable
with the course, and also provide a means to evaluate
learning. Upon successful completion of this course,
students will be able to:
Select appropriate resolutions for different
image and output types.
Resize and crop image areas.
Select image areas using the Lasso, Marquee,
and Magic Wand tools.
Use alpha channels to save and load selections.
Create and manipulate multiple layers to composite
Apply blending and shading effects to create
Select colors using the Color palette, Color
Picker, and Eyedropper tool.
Use Photoshops painting tools to create
artwork or to retouch photographs.
Add and format text within an image.
Apply layer effects and filters to create special
effects including lighting effects
Modify the brightness, contrast, color balance,
hue, and saturation of images.
Save images in file formats for use with other
applications and the Web.
Photoshop 7.0 Level 1 for Windows course content
Lesson 1: Photoshop's Environment
Raster and Vector Graphics
Photoshop Environment Elements
Navigating in Photoshop
Lesson 2: Sizing Images
Image Size and Resolution
Lesson 3: Selecting Image Areas
The Rectangular and Elliptical Marquee Tools
The Lasso Tools
The Magic Wand Tool
The Magnetic Lasso Tool
Lesson 4: Layers
Floating Versus Fixed Selections
Undoing Previous Steps
Copying Layers between Images
Saving Images in Photoshop Format
Lesson 5: Blending and Compositing
Opacity and Blending Modes
Lesson 6: Image Modes
Grayscale and Bitmap Modes
Lesson 7: Color and Painting
The Clone Stamp Tool
Lesson 8: Text, Layer Effects, and Filters
Merging and Flattening Layers
Lesson 9: Adjusting Images
Levels Adjustment Layers
Lesson 10: Saving Completed Images
Saving for Use in Print Applications
Saving for the Web
Photoshop Basic I ::
Artistic Effects ::
Photoshop Color Correction ::
content may vary dependent on software version number
and operating system. Please call for information
on older versions.