Fun with Your Own Photo Using Adobe Photoshop
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To equip students with the skills of modifying photos and enhancing photos.


Age 11 and above and know how to operate application software such as Microsoft Power Point


Course Outline

Introduction to Adobe PhotoShop

  • What is Adobe PhotoShop

Photoshop's Environment

  • Raster and Vector Graphics
  • Photoshop Environment Elements
  • Navigating in Photoshop
  • Navigating toolbars

Sizing Images

  • Image Size and Resolution 
  • Cropping

Scanning Picture

  • Inserting picture
  • Modifying picture

Selecting Image Areas

  • The Rectangular and Elliptical Marquee Tools
  • The Lasso Tools
  • Saving Selections
  • The Magic Wand Tool
  • The Magnetic Lasso Tool
  • Modifying Selections


  • Floating Versus Fixed Selections
  • Undoing Previous Steps
  • Copying Selections
  • Creating Layers
  • Transforming Layers
  • Copying Layers between Images
  • Saving Images in Photoshop Format
  • Arranging Layers

Blending and Compositing

  • Defringing
  • Opacity and Blending Modes
  • Feathering Edges

Image Modes

  • Mode Characteristics
  • Grayscale and Bitmap Modes
  • Color Modes

Color and Painting

  • Selecting Colors
  • Painting Tools
  • The Clone Stamp Tool

Text, Layer Effects, and Filters

  • Type Layers
  • Layer Effects
  • Filters
  • Merging and Flattening Layers

Adjusting Images

  • Brightness/Contrast
  • Levels Adjustment Layers
  • Toning Tools
  • Hue/Saturation

Saving Completed Images

  • Saving for Use in Print Applications
  • Saving for the Web

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IT Centre reserves the right to reschedule the course without prior notice due to class size or unforeseen circumstances.