• Corrina Crazie Espinosa

Photoshop Basics Pop Quiz

Updated: Sep 1, 2020

Here is a link to help you with the very basics of photoshop: https://lifehacker.com/learn-the-basics-of-photoshop-in-under-25-minutes-5753459

In order to get 25 points you must create an image in Photoshop and demonstrate the following tasks:

  1. Create a new photoshop file.

  2. Paste in a background.

  3. Paste in another object on top of the background.

  4. Use a blending mode on that object.

  5. Paste the same object in again and resize it.

  6. Use Select > subject to get rid of the background on that object.

  7. Use a layer style (double click the layer to get to the layer style panel).

  8. Duplicate the layer that you added styles to.

  9. Use the lasso tool to make a freehand selection and delete a portion of the background.

  10. Use the spot healing brush to change something.

  11. Use the clone stamp tool to clone a part of one object somewhere else.

  12. Use the brush tool to make a mark somewhere.

  13. Use the pencil tool to make a mark somewhere.

  14. Use the gradient tool.

  15. Use the paint bucket tool.

  16. Use the eraser.

  17. Use the blur, sharpen and smudge tools.

  18. Use the dodge, burn and sponge tools.

  19. Create text, make it ark.

  20. Use the shape tool to create a generic shape (circle or square) and a custom shape (tree or flower).

  21. Use 2 adjustment layers (brighten, saturation, etc.). Use 2 filters from the filter menu.

  22. Use edit > transform for something other than scale.

On your blog, post the final JPG of this quiz demonstrating the tasks above and answer the following questions:

  1. What is the standard resolution for images made for the web?

  2. What is the standard resolution for images made for print?

  3. What 2 types of files should you always save, and what are their purposes?

Please feel free to email me your questions, I am happy to help.

The video will be up soon.


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