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Place        the         text        truck      in            a              36           point     font       below    the         truck.

Method                  of            Completion:

  1. Click    the         Horizontal           Type      Tool
  2. In    the         Option                  Bar         click        the         drop      down    arrow    for          Font       Size
  3. Click    36pt
  4. Click    below    the         truck
  5. Type    truck


Dock the layers panel to the bottom of the Colors panel.

Method               of Completion:

  1. Click and        drag       the         layers    panel     to            the         bottom                 of            the         colors    panel     until                   it             shows                   that        it             is             linked    (with     a              blue       line)       and        then      release    the         mouse                  click


Convert                the background                layer to a regular layer. (Note: Accept all defaults.)

Method of Completion:

  1. Click Layer > New > Layer from Background
  2. Click OK


Using        a              tool        that        allows    for          a              single    click        with       a              tolerance             of            100,                   select    the         red         band      of            the         young    man’s    hat.

Method                  of            Completion:

  1. Right    click        the         Quick     Selection             tool
  2. Click    the         Magic    Wand    Tool
  3. Click    in            the         tolerance             text        field       in            the         Options
  4. Type    100
  5. Click          on           the         red         hat         band


Display  the rulers.

  1. Click View > Rulers


Expand    only       the         left         edge      of            the         canvas                  by           50           pixels.                   (Note:                   Accept                  all            other     default                 settings.)

Method                  of            Completion:

  1. Click    Image    >             Canvas                  Size
  2. Click    the         drop      down    arrow    for          height
  3. Click    Pixels
  4. Click    in            the         text        box        for          Width
  5. Type    550
  6. Click    the         top-­‐right           anchor                  point
  7. Click    OK


Make       the         image    black-­‐and-­‐white        non-­‐destructively,       adjusting             the         resulting              levels       automatically.

Method                 of            Completion:

  1. Click    Layer     >             New      Adjustment        Layer     >             Black      &             White…
  2. Click    OK          to            accept                   the         default                 name
  3. Click    Auto      to            apply     the         auto       conversion          mix         on           the         Black      &             White       Adjustments      panel
  4. PS 4.4
  5. Increase the contrast of the image using non-destructive editing and the Curves Preset Medium
  6. Contrast (RGB).
  7. Method of Completion:
  8. 1. In the Adjustments Panel, click the Curves Presets arrow to expand the Curves Presets list
  9. 2. Scroll down and click Medium Contrast (RGB)


Create     a              new       vertical                 type       layer      that        says       Adobe                  in            a              size        48                   Arial       font.

Method                  of            Completion:

  1. Click-­‐and-­‐hold    the         Type      Tool
  2. Click    the         Vertical                 Type      Tool
  3. Click    Window               >             Character
  4. Click    the         drop-­‐down      arrow    for          Font       in            the         Character            panel
  5. Click    Arial
  6. Click    the         drop-­‐down      arrow    for          Font       Size        in            the         Character            panel
  7. Click    48           pt
  8. Click    on           the         image
  9. Type    Adobe
  10. Click    the         check    mark      to            accept                   the         changes               (unnecessary     for          scoring)


Save         the         file          for          the         Web      as            a              Very      High       Quality                  (80),       Optimized                   JPEG      scaled    to            25%.      (Note:                   Accept                  other     defaults.)

Method                  of            Completion:

  1. Click    File         >             Save      for          Web…
  2. Click    the         drop      down    arrow    for          Optimized           File         Format
  3. Click    JPEG
  4. Click    the         drop      down    arrow    for          Compression     Quality
  5. Click    Very      High       (Quality:               80)
  6. Click    the         checkbox             for          Optimized           (if            necessary)
  7. Click    in            the         text        box        for          Percent                under    Image    Size
  8. Type    25
  9. Click    Save


  1. create a style from a layer then apply the new style to a different layer?
  2. adjust fuziness?
  3. invert a selection?
  4. add to a selection?
  5. make a selection with one click?
  6. scale horizontal text?
  7. scale to a certain percentage before printing?
  8. view in working CMYK?
  9. view as actual print size?
  • Principle of bridge
  • How to adjust horizontal text scale
  • How to create a solid fill layer.
  • How to load a saved selcction.
  • How to add sunspots texture to a text layer.
  • How to apply a style not by going to the styles panel above the layers
  • How to make a style
  • How to scale an image to fit print size
  • Scaling a canvas on the right side only
  • Color Range / Replace Color / Unsharpen
    • How to sharpen settings when applying the filter.
    • Sharpen the edges of this image 100% using a radius of 1pt and level of 100
    • How to change radius and threshold
    • Sharpen the text in the writing in the image
  • How to change the image to black and white without using grayscale
  • Vertical gradient with Red on top and transparent on the bottom
  • How to copy and paste an image
  • Most effective for manipulating objects within an image? Content Aware Fill.
  • How to save an arrangement of panels – Workspace
  • The different fonts to use in a business logo
  • How to make a group layer
  • Layer mask
  • layers – non-destructive vs. destructive
  • modes – CMYK vs RGB
  • image types –gif, jpg, png-8, png-24
  • print – scale, view print size, working cmyk
  • view – rulers, guides, proof setup
  • filters
  • inserting an image – open, place, load selection, copying from one file to another
  • palettes/panels – on & off, moving,d ocking
  • sizing – image size, resolution, canvas size
  • adjustments – saturation, levels, black & white, fuzziness/tolerance (unsharpen mask vs. Color Range)
  • selecting – tools, inversing, adding to, removing from
  • text – new, scaling, modifying
  • layer effect – how to add effects to a layer: shadows, glows, texture to text
  • colors – primary, complimentary, analogous
  • Rule of Thirds – pleasing, tic-tac-toe
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