203 #05 PSD COMBO TOOLS OUT

203 #05 PSD COMBO TOOLS OUT - Edited by Foxit Reader...

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Unformatted text preview: Edited by Foxit Reader Copyright(C) by Foxit Software Company,2005-2007 For Evaluation Only. PAGE 1 CLOSE CROPPING REVIEW LECTURE FROM FIRST SEMESTER IN QUARK CLIPPING PATH ABILITIES & LIMITATIONS IN PHOTOSHOP - PEN TOOL & SAVING PATHS - EXTRACT FILTER - LASSO - POLYGON LASSO - MAGNETIC LASSO - MAGIC WAND - SELECT / MODIFY CONTROLS *Know features Edited by Foxit Reader Copyright(C) by Foxit Software Company,2005-2007 For Evaluation Only. PAGE 2 CLOSE CROPPING WITH PATHS IF IMAGES ARE TO BE IMPORTED IN TO QUARK AS CLOSED CROPPED SHAPES THE SHAPE MUST BE A clipping path NOT A selection SELECTIONS CAN BE converted to path MENU > `PATH' / `CONVERT TO PATH' / `SAVE PATH' / `CLIPPING PATH' FLATNESS SET TO ACHIEVE 800 LINE SEGMENTS flatness setting 2400 / 800 = 3 better: to set flatness, effects # of points in a path per inch Edited by Foxit Reader Copyright(C) by Foxit Software Company,2005-2007 For Evaluation Only. PAGE 3 CLOSE CROPPING WITH PATHS SAVE THE FILE WITH CLIPPING PATH AS EITHER eps or tiff (WITH QUARK 4.0+) THE CLIPPING PATH DOES not DELETE PIXELS - INSTRUCTS TO ignore PIXELS OUTSIDE THE PATH - multiple PATHS CAN BE SAVED WITH A FILE FOR DIF. CLOSE CROP FOR DIF. PLACEMENTS PATHS ARE SHAPES - DEFINE AREAS - DO NOT CONTAIN PIXELS Edited by Foxit Reader Copyright(C) by Foxit Software Company,2005-2007 For Evaluation Only. PAGE 4 COMBINING IN PHOTOSHOP IMAGES WITH `PATHS' MUST BE converted TO selections TO BE COMBINED IN PHOTOSHOP `PATH' MENU > `MAKE SELECTION' `FEATHER' - SET TO MIN (1/2 PIXEL) `SAVE SELECTION' CREATES A channel FILE AND RELOADED AT ANYTIME. SAVED WITH (CMYK FILE + 2 SELECTION = 6 CHANNELS) Edited by Foxit Reader Copyright(C) by Foxit Software Company,2005-2007 For Evaluation Only. PAGE 5 Pasted PHOTOSHOP LAYERS IMAGES ARE LEFT ON SEPARATE LAYERS ENHANCED MGM'T - ABILITY TO repurpose FILE LAYERS ADD TO file size e. g. - 5MB FILE WITH DUP BKG'D LAYER = 10MB MUST BE flatten and saved as tiff WHEN IMPORTED INTO QUARK `MERGE' COMBINES visible Quark 6.5 does not support layers LAYERS (`EYE' ICON) Edited by Foxit Reader Copyright(C) by Foxit Software Company,2005-2007 For Evaluation Only. PAGE 6 QUARK IMAGE COMBINATIONS WHY NOT USE `CLIPPING PATHS' & COMBINE ALL IMAGES IN QUARK? OK FOR SIMPLE COMBINATIONS LIMITATIONS - CANNOT smooth PLACEMENT AFTER - PIXEL INSIDE PATH AREA opaque e.g. - DROP SHADOW ON IMAGE EDGE WILL NOT ALLOW BKG'D. TO SHOW THROUGH - GHOSTED / BLENDED IMAGES ARE IMPOSSIBLE - PLACEMENT accuracy - COMPLEX DESIGNS Edited by Foxit Reader Copyright(C) by Foxit Software Company,2005-2007 For Evaluation Only. PAGE 7 COMBINING IMAGES IN PHOTOSHOP ESSENTIAL FOR accuracy & ELEMENTS REQUIRING transparency LAYERS ANY PASTED IMAGE WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE PLACED ON A newly created LAYER TO PLACE AN IMAGE ON A LAYER: - `EDIT' / `COPY' / `PASTE' SELECTION FROM SOURCE TO DESTINATION FILE - DRAG layers icon - DRAG selection TO DESTINATION FILE TO DESTINATION FILE Edited by Foxit Reader Copyright(C) by Foxit Software Company,2005-2007 For Evaluation Only. PAGE 8 PHOTOSHOP LAYER MENU LAYERS CAN BE: - `ADD' `DELETE' `DUPLICATE' `MERGE' & `FLATTENED' - DRAG TO CHANGE ORDER (EXCEPTbackground LAYER) - PAINTED `PRESERVE TRANSPARENCY' PAINTS OF LAYER WHILE NON PIXELS pixel REMAIN UNPAINTED Edited by Foxit Reader Copyright(C) by Foxit Software Company,2005-2007 For Evaluation Only. PAGE 9 PHOTOSHOP LAYER MENU - `LAYER' / `ADD LAYER MASK' - ADDS A MASK (MEANS OF modifying AN IMAGE ON A LAYER) - MASK IS CLEAN - `REVEAL ALL' OR SOLID - `HIDE ALL' WHEN CREATED - PAINT / GRADIENT ETC APPLIED TO MASK TO affect image in layers - CAN BE MODIFIED / REMOVED AT ANY TIME Edited by Foxit Reader Copyright(C) by Foxit Software Company,2005-2007 For Evaluation Only. PAGE 10 PHOTOSHOP USEFUL AIDS - `EDIT' / `FREE TRANSFORM' CLICK AND DRAG TO `TRANSFORM' INDIVIDUAL CONTROLS: SCALE ROTATE SKEW DISTORT PERSPECTIVE AFFECTS SELECTED LAYER (EXCEPTbackground ) Edited by Foxit Reader Copyright(C) by Foxit Software Company,2005-2007 For Evaluation Only. PAGE 11 PHOTOSHOP USEFUL AIDS `NAVIGATOR' - QUICK AND VISUAL MEANS OF `HISTORY' - SHOWS all edits PERFORMED - SELECT THE HISTORY LEVEL WHICH YOU WISH TO RESTORE TO - THIS BECOMES history brush source - PAINT WITH "HISTORY BRUSH" restores PIXELS TO THAT LEVEL Edited by Foxit Reader Copyright(C) by Foxit Software Company,2005-2007 For Evaluation Only. PAGE 12 `ACTIONS' PHOTOSHOP SCRIPTING FEATURES RECORDS edits ALLOWS replay PERFORMED ON ADDED FILES has the ability to create actions - every file must be converted - click on start actions Edited by Foxit Reader Copyright(C) by Foxit Software Company,2005-2007 For Evaluation Only. PAGE 13 PHOTOSHOP SCRIPTING FEATURES `BATCH' (`FILE' / `AUTOMATE' / `BATCH') - USED IN CONJUNCTION WITH actions - SELECT `SOURCE' & `DESTINATION' & `ACTION' YOU WISH TO PLAY ON THE FILES - PERFORMS ACTIONS TO MANY FILES ...
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course GCM GRA203 taught by Professor Goodyear during the Winter '08 term at Ryerson.

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