Introduction to PhotoShop - Chapter 3 - Photoshop Elements:...

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Chapter 3 - Photoshop ® Elements: Creating Web Graphics Outline 3.1   Introduction 3.2   Image Basics 3.3   Vector and Raster Graphics 3.4   Toolbox 3.4.1  Selection Tools 3.4.2  Painting Tools 3.4.3  Shape Tools 3.5   Layers 3.6   Screen Captures 3.7   File Formats: GIF, JPEG and PNG 3.8 Web Resources
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Objectives In this chapter, you will learn: To explore the basics of Photoshop Elements. To be able to design images for Web pages. To learn how colors are represented in image files and what “color mode” and “transparency” are. To understand the techniques of layering, selection, image slicing and other image- preparation processes. To understand the difference between graphic file formats. To be able to take screen shots using screen capture technology.
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3.1 Introduction Graphics Use to create successful Web pages Enhance user experience Free generic graphics on the Web Create original graphics to make your site unique Photoshop Elements Use to create graphics Title images Banners Buttons Advanced photographic effects 30 day trial download www.adobe.com
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3.2 Image Basics Creating original images Hands-on examples Photoshop Elements application Quick Start menu File options Open existing file Create new file Acquiring an image » Scanner » Digital camera Window > Show Quick Start
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3.2 Image Basics Fig. 3.1 Welcome screen. (Adobe and Photoshop are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.)
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3.2 Image Basics New dialog Image settings Height Width Measurement increments pixels Resolution dpi/ppi Represents image clarity
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3.2 Image Basics New dialog, cont. Image settings, cont. Color mode RGB » Defines colors by intensity of red, green and blue components, 0-255 each Grayscale Bitmap Background color Foreground color Background color Transparent File name
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3.2 Image Basics Fig. 3.2 New image creation in Photoshop Elements. (Adobe and Photoshop are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.) Name Image Size Preset Sizes Image dimensions Resolution Color Mode Background color Dimension measurement
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3.2 Image Basics Development Environment Image window Title bar Toolbox Palette well Palettes Customizing development environment Move palettes Drag and drop from palette well Windows > Reset Palette Locations
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3.2 Image Basics Fig. 3.3 Photoshop Elements development environment. (Adobe and Photoshop are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.) Active tool options bar Title bar Main menu bar Palette well Hints palette Recipes palette Status bar Development environment Background color swatch Foreground color swatch Image dimensions Zoom factor Image window Active tool Toolbox
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3.2 Image Basics
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