Week 1 – Intro to Photoshop

For this week we will cover the following:

  • Understanding the Interface
  • Creating/Customizing your workspace
  • Creating a new photoshop project
  • Placing Photos in Photoshop
  • Selecting, zooming and moving around your project

Project

For the first photoshop project, you will be fixing and coloring a damaged black & white photo. In the process, you will learn about the following tools:

  • Crop Tool
  • Clone Stamp Tool
  • Layer Mask
  • Blending Mode
  • Spot Healing Brush Tool
  • Layers
  • Brush Tool

Week 2 – Photoshop Filters & Layer Styles

For this week we will cover the following:

  • Creating/adding filters
  • Working with Layer Styles and Effects
  • Adding & Editing Text

Project

For the first photoshop project, you will be manipulating two photos to create a new photo composition. You will learn about:

  • Layer Styles
  • Filters
  • Layer Mask