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Adobe Photoshop CS3: Foundation


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Adobe Photoshop CS3? Foundation allows individuals to explorer their creative side. Understanding the program will increase efficiency when drawling, editing or customizing images.

Can you teach the necessary skills to fully comprehend the program? Our Adobe Photoshop Courseware package can make your life simple! The training material will allow you to train students without worry. Our courseware training materials can be fully customized to your liking. You can modify examples, logos and completely make it your own. Or you can simply print and teach.

The curriculum will let you feel comfortable, confident and knowledgeable. You can spend more time in the classroom with students then preparing for next day lessons.

Through the tutorial, study guides, lesson plans, instructors guide, workbooks and more, you can choose the best way to highlight your teaching style. Simplicity is vital in understanding Adobe Photoshop, and our courseware conveys this.

The popular image editing program, Adobe Photoshop CS3, has many features to list: image size and resolution; working with your canvas; working with color; editing and adjusting your image. With this training material you will be able to guide students through the provided topics, ensuring that students will grasp the program for its full potential.

Section 1: Getting Started

Lesson 1.1: Introduction

What is Photoshop CS3?

New Features in Photoshop

Starting Photoshop CS3

Workspace Overview

Exiting Photoshop


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Lesson 1.2: The Photoshop CS3 Screen

The Photoshop Menu Bar

The Photoshop Toolbox


The Status Bar


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Lesson 1.3: File Management Basics

Opening Image Files

Creating a New File

File Formats

Saving Files

Viewing File Info


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Lesson 1.4: Modifying Your Photoshop Layout

Arranging the Toolbox

Arranging Palettes

Choosing a Screen Mode

Saving your Workspace


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Lesson 1.5: Getting Help

Using the Help Menu

Using Photoshop Help

Using How Tos

Using Online Help


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Section 1: Case Study

Section 1: Review Questions

Section 2: Exploring Photoshop

Lesson 2.1: Introduction to the Photoshop Toolbox

Selection Tools

Crop and Slice Tools

Retouching Tools

Drawing and Type Tools

Painting Tools

Annotation, Measuring, and Navigation Tools

Color Tools


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Lesson 2.2: Using Tool Presets

Saving a Preset

Accessing a Preset

Using the Preset Palette

Deleting a Preset


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Lesson 2.3: Introduction to the Photoshop Palettes

The Navigator and Info Palettes

The Color, Swatches, and Styles Palettes

The History and Actions Palettes

The Layers, Channels, and Paths Palettes


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Lesson 2.4: Getting Started

Viewing Rulers

Setting up Guides

Viewing the Grid

Setting Snap Options


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Lesson 2.5: Printing your Image

Using Page Setup

Using the Print Command

Using the Print Dialogue Box

Printing One Copy


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Section 2: Case Study

Section 2: Review Questions

Section 3: Images and Color

Lesson 3.1: Understanding Digital Images

Anatomy of an Image

What are Pixels?

What are Bitmap Images?

What are Vector Images?

Exploring Pixel Information with the Info Palette


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Lesson 3.2: Image Size and Resolution

Understanding Image Resolution

Changing the Size of an Image in Pixels

Image Resampling

Using Auto-Resolution

Understanding Dimension Constraints

Changing the Image Document Size


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Lesson 3.3: Working with Your Canvas

What is the Canvas?

Changing the Size, Color and Anchor Point of Your Canvas

Flipping a Canvas

Rotating a Canvas


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Lesson 3.4: Working with Color

What is RGB Color?

What is CMYK Color?

Color Settings

Color Modes


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Lesson 3.5: Working with Color Tools

Using the Color Palette

Using the Color Ramp

Using the Color Picker

Using Color Swatches


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Section 3: Case Study

Section 3: Review Questions

Section 4: Image Basics

Lesson 4.1: Making Selections

Selecting a Complete Image

Working with the Marquee Tools

Working with the Lasso Tools

Using the Quick Selection Tool and the Refine Edge Tool

Using the Magic Wand

Using Color Range to Make a Selection


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Lesson 4.2: Manipulating Selections

Adding To or Subtracting From a Selection

Moving a Selection

Rotating a Selection

Resizing and Scaling a Selection

Inverting, Skewing and Feathering Selections


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Lesson 4.3: Editing with Selections

Saving a Selected Region

Cutting, Copying, and Pasting with Selections

Using Deselect and the History Palette

Deleting a Selection


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Lesson 4.4: Adjusting Your Image

Cropping an Image

Trimming an Image

Adjusting the Exposure

Converting to Black and White


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Lesson 4.5: Basic Editing Tools

Using Undo and Redo

Using Clear

Using Duplicate

Using Place


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Section 4: Case Study

Section 4: Review Questions


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