Photoshop CS5:

Basic, First Look Edition

Activity-Level Outline

                         Days:  1

         Prerequisites:  Windows 7: Basic or equivalent experience

                         Unit 1 :  Getting started

                               Topic A: 0  Image copyrights

                                      A-1:  Discussing copyrights

                               Topic B: 0  Digital images

                                      B-1:  Discussing digital imagery

                                      B-2:  Identifying attributes of raster and vector graphics

                               Topic C: 0  The Photoshop environment

                                      C-1:  Exploring the Photoshop window

                                      C-2:  Organizing Photoshop panels

                                      C-3:  Magnifying and scrolling images

                                      C-4:  Managing files with Adobe Bridge

                               Topic D: 0  Getting help

                                      D-1:  Using Photoshop Help

                         Unit 2 :  Working with image selections

                               Topic A: 0  Selection techniques

                                      A-1:  Selecting rectangular and elliptical areas

                                      A-2:  Selecting with the Lasso tool

                                      A-3:  Saving and loading a selection

                                      A-4:  Selecting polygonal areas

                                      A-5:  Selecting with the Magnetic Lasso tool

                                      A-6:  Selecting with the Quick Selection tool

                                      A-7:  Selecting with the Magic Wand tool

                                      A-8:  Selecting with the Color Range command

                               Topic B: 0  Modifying selections

                                      B-1:  Adding to and subtracting from a selection

                                      B-2:  Modifying a selection

                                      B-3:  Using the Refine Edge dialog box

                                      B-4:  Moving a selection

                         Unit 3 :  Working with layers

                               Topic A: 0  Creating layers

                                      A-1:  Creating a layer from a selection

                                      A-2:  Moving a selection to another image

                                      A-3:  Creating and filling empty layers

                               Topic B: 0  Modifying layers

                                      B-1:  Working with multiple layers

                                      B-2:  Transforming layers

                               Topic C: 0  Using type layers

                                      C-1:  Adding text to an image

                                      C-2:  Adding paragraph text to an image

                                      C-3:  Formatting text

                               Topic D: 0  Using layer effects

                                      D-1:  Adjusting opacity

                                      D-2:  Applying layer blending modes

                                      D-3:  Applying layer styles

                         Unit 4 :  Adjusting images

                               Topic A: 0  Image modes

                                      A-1:  Identifying image mode attributes

                                      A-2:  Specifying an image mode

                               Topic B: 0  Hue and saturation adjustments

                                      B-1:  Colorizing an image

                                      B-2:  Changing hue and saturation with an adjustment layer

                               Topic C: 0  Levels adjustments

                                      C-1:  Creating a Levels adjustment layer

                                      C-2:  Creating a clipped adjustment layer

                         Unit 5 :  Retouching images

                               Topic A: 0  Repairing image defects

                                      A-1:  Fixing red eye

                                      A-2:  Cloning image areas

                                      A-3:  Repairing small defects with the Spot Healing Brush tool

                                      A-4:  Repairing medium-sized defects with the Healing Brush tool

                                      A-5:  Repairing large defects with the Patch tool

                               Topic B: 0  Removing image areas

                                      B-1:  Preparing an image before removing a background

                                      B-2:  Removing a complex background

                                      B-3:  Using Content-Aware Fill to delete a selection

                               Topic C: 0  Painting

                                      C-1:  Specifying foreground and background colors

                                      C-2:  Sampling colors with the Eyedropper tool

                                      C-3:  Painting in an image

                               Topic D: 0  Using filters

                                      D-1:  Applying filters

                         Unit 6 :  Resizing images

                               Topic A: 0  Image resolution

                                      A-1:  Viewing an image’s resolution

                                      A-2:  Resizing an image without resampling

                                      A-3:  Resampling an image

                               Topic B: 0  Image canvas size

                                      B-1:  Cropping an image

                                      B-2:  Changing the canvas size

                         Unit 7 :  Preparing finished images

                               Topic A: 0  Images for Web use

                                      A-1:  Saving an image for Web use

                                      A-2:  Generating an HTML-based Web photo gallery

                               Topic B: 0  Images for print use

                                      B-1:  Flattening image layers

                                      B-2:  Saving in TIFF format

                               Topic C: 0  Printing images

                                      C-1:  Printing an image

                               Topic D: 0  Importing images

                                      D-1:  Importing images with Photo Downloader

                                      D-2:  Creating a contact sheet