Unit 11: Intro to Photoshop
Unit 12: Design Accessibility
Unit 13: Product Design Thinking
Unit 14: User Experience Design
Unit 16: Introduction to Design Portfolios
Unit 17: Portfolio Development
Unit 18: Personal Branding
Unit 19: Case Studies
Unit 20: Portfolio Website Design
Unit 21: Career Coaching
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Photoshop Basic Tools

Instructions

As you watch the above video, create your own Photoshop file and follow along to do the following:

  • Hiding/revealing rulers
  • Understanding Foreground and Background
  • Creating basic shapes with fill and stroke
  • Creating basic text
  • Using transform mode to edit object size or proportions
  • Use brush tool to paint with foreground color

Tools covered and Short keys

  • Canvas sizing
  • Hiding/revealing rulers (CMD + R)
  • Preferences (CMD + K)
  • Understanding Foreground and Background (X to swap)
  • Move (V)
  • Drawing shapes (M)
  • Creating text (T)
  • Brush Tool (B), ([ + ])
  • Transform (CMD + T)
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