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bullet What is Photoshop
bullet What Does Photoshop Do?
bullet The Photoshop Workspace
bullet The Menu Bar
bullet The Drawing Canvas
bullet The Tool Box
bullet The Palettes
bullet Drawing Things on the Canvas
bullet Defining the Brush
bullet The Pencil Tool
bullet The Line Tool
bullet The Focus Tool
bullet The Toning Tools
bullet The Zoom Tool


The Eraser Tool

The Smudge Tool

The Gradient Tool
The Text Tool
The Zoom Tool
bullet Channels
bullet Masks
bullet Layers
bullet Fills
bullet Filters
bullet Text Manipulation


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bullet Selecting Things
bullet The Marquee Tool
bullet The Lasso Tool
bullet The Magic Wand Tool
bullet The Move Tool
bullet The Crop Tool
bullet Channels
bullet Masks
bullet Layers
bullet Fills
bullet Cloning
bullet Filters
bullet Text Manipulation




First create a folder for your project and call it something to identify  it.

Scan your pictures and save them into the folder. Usually these will end up being much larger than we want, which is a good thing because quality is not lost when reducing image size like it is when you  enlarge images.

Open each picture in Photoshop as you  need them.

Flip & resize the picture as required. Remember that our screen size, with our default resolution, is 800 pixels wide and 600 pixels high. If there is a considerable amount of blank or empty space, you could reduce the image to a larger size than your screen, for example, 700 pixels high. Open a new Photoshop project  with an image size 800 X 600 pixels. Then select individual elements or parts of the picture using the "magic wand", "lasso" or "marquee" tools, and transferring them onto the new image. Notice that every time you bring a new cropped copy across, it creates a new layer. This  way you can rid of the blank spaces or  rearrange the individual  elements without distorting them.

If you choose to repair the original print instead of  transferring each element to a new 800 X 600 pixel image. You will have to  reduce your image to fit inside the 800H X 600W sreen.

Before making any major changes, it is wise to make a copy of the now background original. You can do so by simply going to "layers", clicking on the layer and dragging it to the new layer icon.This way you will  never mess  up  your original pic.

If you click on this icon again, you will  get another new transparent  layer.

To  enhance faded images or make elements more distinct, Make  sure the "background copy" layer is highlighted in blue in "layers". Then, you can select an element from  the background layer, click "edit" and "copy". Highlight "layer 1", click "edit" and  "Paste". Then, click on  "the eye" on  the "background" and "background copy" layers  to turn them off and see only the layer you are working on. Now you can rid of the unwanted background  using  the "eraser tool", "lasso" or "magic wand" to select and delete sections, as I started below, until you isolate the element you want. Often, it is easier to do this a little at a time instead of all at once, especially so that you can zoom in on specific parts..

Once you have the part isolated you could double click on that layer (layer 1), and a new "layer style" menu will appear. As you click on the different options such as "bevel and emboss" and /or "drop  shadow", you part will  become much more distinct or even 3-D.




The Airbrush Tool

The Paintbrush Tool
The Paint Bucket Tool
  The Eye Dropper Tool

Choosing a Color