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Free PHOTOSHOP Lesson 1

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Free PHOTOSHOP Lesson 1

 

PHOTOSHOP

Changing the interface/background:

  • Edit – preferences – interface – grey/black – press ok

If no tabs seen in PS:

  • Menu bar – windows – workspace – press default – back to windows tab – reset essentials.

Build own workspace:

  • Arrange tabs to requirement – windows – workspace – new workspace.

Delete workspace:

  • Windows – workspace – default - reset essentials

  • Windows – workface – click on workspace to be deleted – delete workspace.

Close photoshop:

  • X ( in right hand top corner)

  • Ctrl + Q

  • Edit – close (exit)

New page in photoshop:

  • Ctrl +N

  • File – new

Info:

International paper – A4,A3, etc.

Print – (mm) – 300 – 2.46M (A4)

Web – (pixels) – 72 – 1.43M (A4)

Format – PSD ( only – or _ can be used no .)

Visiting card size – 90mmx50mm

Custom page layout:

  • Ctrl+N – Custom – put measurements – save presets

To delete presets:

  • Page – press the preset – delete the preset.

Changing international paper measurements - save preset – (change portraits to landscape vice versa)

CYMK – cyan, magenta, yellow and black

RGB – red, green, blue

RGB – colours work 100 % on screen, CMYK work 75 %

Change from RGB to CMYK:

  • Image – mode – CMYK/RGB

Ctrl + O = open

Ctrl + S= save

Ctrl + W= closes the active open docs (also on the internet folders)

Ctrl +alt + W = closes all open windows on the active software.

Transferring photos and opening photos in photoshop.

File – open – libraries – sample pictures.

To open multiple files in separate windows on a workspace:

  • File – open – project – open picture – click on the top of each – right click – move to new window on both files – result both files on separate windows on the workspace.

  • Click on empty workspace – it’s a short cut to open files.

Move tool:

Click move tool- transfer the pictures