Adobe® Photoshop®: Level 1

Course Specifications

Course number: PHO-101
Course length: 1.0 day(s)

Performance-Based Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • initiate a project.
  • explore the Adobe Photoshop CS5 environment.
  • determine the resolution and graphic type.
  • work with selections.
  • work with multiple layers.
  • enhance images with paint and filters.
  • identify the characteristics of various image modes and color adjustment options.
  • save images for web and print.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Initiating a Project

  • Topic 1A: Plan a Project
  • Topic 1B: Identify Copyright and Citation Requirements

Lesson 2: Exploring the Adobe® Photoshop® CS5 Environment

  • Topic 2A: Explore the Photoshop Interface
  • Topic 2B: Explore the Photoshop Interface
  • Topic 2C: Customize the Workspace
  • Topic 2D: Explore Adobe Bridge

Lesson 3: Determining Graphic Type and Resolution

  • Topic 3A: Differentiate Between Raster and Vector Graphics
  • Topic 3B: Understand Image Resolution

Lesson 4: Working with Selections

  • Topic 4A: Create a Selection
  • Topic 4B: Save a Selection
  • Topic 4C: Modify a Selection
  • Topic 4D: Apply Color to a Selection

Lesson 5: Working with Layers

  • Topic 5A: Create Layers
  • Topic 5B: Work with Type Layers
  • Topic 5C: Transform Layers
  • Topic 5D: Apply Styles
  • Topic 5E: Undo Previous Steps
  • Topic 5F: Manage Layers

Lesson 6: Enhancing Images with Paint and Filters

  • Topic 6A: Paint on an Image
  • Topic 6B: Apply Filter Effects

Lesson 7: Exploring Image Modes and Color Adjustments

  • Topic 7A: Explore Grayscale and Bitmap Modes
  • Topic 7B: Apply Color Adjustments

Lesson 8: Saving Images for Web and Print

  • Topic 8A: Save Images for Print
  • Topic 8B: Save Images for the Web
  • Topic 8C: Save Images as PDF