Presentation on theme: "Computer Information Technology Section 7-2"— Presentation transcript:
1 Computer Information Technology Section 7-2 Photoshop BasicsComputer Information TechnologySection 7-2
2 Objectives The student will Understand layers in Photoshop Combine imagesRemove backgroundsResize imagesAdd text to a picture
3 Layers When combining images Photoshop arranges the images in layers. Turn on the layers panel through Window > LayersOn the right side you can now select the layer you want to edit.Click on the eyeball to turn the layer on and off
4 LayersThe order in which the layers appear in the list defines which layer will be in frontIn FrontIn Back
5 Combining Images Two ways to combine images from different files: Choose Select | All, then Edit | Copy. Go to the other image and click Edit | PasteClick on the move tool and drag the image from one window to the other.
6 Resizing Images Two ways to resize an image: If the image is alone in a document then click Image | Image Size and change the width.If the image is a layer in a picture then:Select the layer in the layer panelClick on Edit | Free TransformationIf you want to maintain the proportions, hold SHIFT and click and drag a cornerWhen done hit Enter or click on
7 Removing a BackgroundTo remove “similar pixels” around a picture (same color, etc) then you can use the magic eraser tool (found under the eraser tool button).
8 Blending Pictures Together To soften the edges between layers you can use the “defringe” tool.Select the layerClick on Layers | Matting | Defringe (leave the default setting to 1 pixel)
9 Adding Text Click on the Type tool Sweep a “marquee” (box) Choose the font, style, size, color from the Options barType in the text
10 Other Options You can add other options to layers or text by: Selecting the layerChoosing a “layer style” from the fx button at the bottom of the layers panelStroke… will add a color border to the text
11 Rest of Today Recreate the farm scene… Show me the results Pictures are in the sec7-2.zip file in homework section of the web pageDownload and extract the filesAdd the cow and rooster to the farmResize the imagesRemove the white backgroundDefringe the imagesAdd text to the picture – Put your nameShow me the results