Day 2-8

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to do the following:

  • Open image files in AdobePhotoshop.
  • Select and use tools in the Tools panel.
  • Set options for a selected tool using the options bar.
  • Use various methods to zoom in to and out from an image.
  • Select, rearrange, and use panels.
  • Choose commands in panel and context menus.
  • Open and use a panel in the panel dock.
  • Undo actions to correct mistakes or to make different choices.

Assignment 1.1

  1. Go into your school-issued Google Drive account and create a new folder titled Computer Graphics. Click the share button and share your Computer Graphics folder with your instructor.
  2. Inside of that folder, create another new folder titled Lesson 1.
  3. Now go to this folder and make a copy of the following file:
    • 01AStart.psd
    • SOHighSchool.psd
  4. Move them into your Lesson 1 folder.
  5. Remove the Copy of from each of the file names.
  6. Watch this video to learn how to log into your account to access the Adobe Photoshop picture editing software.

Assignment 1.2

  1. Read through Lesson 1.
  2. Complete the yellow highlighted steps in Adobe Photoshop.
  3. When prompted to use a keyboard combination, be sure to use the ONSCREEN KEYBOARD within your virtual machine as shown below:

Assignment 1.3

  1. Make a copy of this Google Document, rename it to Lesson 1 Study Guide-(your initials), and move it into your Lesson 1 folder.
  2. Complete the study guide as directed.

Assignment 1.4

  1. Navigate to your Lesson 1 folder inside of your Computer Graphics folder.  Your folder should have the following files in it:
    • 01AStart.psd
    • SOHighSchool.psd
    • Original
    • 01Working.psd
    • HomeOfTheGenerals.psd
    • After.psd
    • Lesson 1 Study Guide
  2. Single-click your Lesson 1 folder and then click on the Share button.  When prompted, enter your teacher’s email address and click Send.