Things You Must Know About PhotoShop A Short Workshop for Photoshop
● This is a brief introductory workshop on the Basics in Photoshop.
✓ Toggle ✓ Layers ✓ Layer Styles
• This workshop is usually associated with the Shoe Repair project.
✗ Cmd (⌘) + Tab with your left hand between applications will help you toggle back and forth from the tutorial to PhotoShop.
✗ Then, open these 3 documents:
✗ Open a blank document in PhotoShop 7.5 x 10 inches just like the tutorial.
✗ Ask class, "Question: How do you combine these 3 documents together?"
✗ Combine the photos into one Photoshop document using the Move Tool .
What's the Big Deal?
✗ Every application uses Layers! Learn them now and you will be better prepared for the more complicated programs like Adobe Illustrator and AfterEffects.
The main concept to understand is:
The Top layer is in front.
Bottom layer is in back.
✗ Another thing to learn is that you can move the layers around to put them in front of each other.
✗ Make sure students know that they can rearrange layer order and put object behind each other.
3) Layer Styles ~
✗ Layer Styles can turn a "C" project into a "B" project.
✗ Clicking on the opens Blending options and you can select Drop Shadow - Bevel and Emboss - and many others …
4) Show kids how to attach their documents to the bottom of the journals.