Photoshop Intro


This is your Introduction to Photoshop! This program for a major part of the year! Fasten your seatbelt!

My goal and objective:

I will learn the basics of Photoshop by completing the tutorials provided by the teacher.


30 minutes

Project Specifications:

  • While watching the tutorials on Photoshop, follow along and complete your own Photoshop image.

Concepts Learned:

  • Opening Photoshop
  • Workspace
  • Layers
  • Basic Shapes
  • Type Tool


  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Internet




Image 1

  1. Opening your Canvas
  2. Workspaces & Palettes
  3. Filters
  4. Text
  5. Layer Styles
  6. Saving a PSD
STOP! Turn in your work before continuing!
  1. Brushes
  2. Changing Brush Color
  3. Basics Shapes
  4. Layers
  5. Saving a JPG
  • NOTES – Make sure to take notes on your own sheet of paper with the proper heading! You have to write each bullet point and do the questions at the end!

Just a reminder

  1. Quizzes
  2. Quia
  3. Quiz Results


  • Be sure to pay attention to the directions!


Image 1A

  • Saved properly as YourPeriodYourName.psd
  • Picture with an applied filter
  • Text with at least one layer style
Image 2B
  • Saved properly as YourPeriodYourName.jpg
  • At least one brush used
  • Two shapes
  • One layer style on at least one shape

Enrichment (aka extra credit):

  • Create something new in Photoshop using what you’ve learned

Communications Tech Literacy Standards: 03.01, 12.04