Moving around Photoshop and changing image sizes

posted Feb 23, 2011, 7:38 AM by Bill Blevins   [ updated Feb 25, 2011, 12:46 PM ]
To complete this lesson, open Big Red Barn End of Day 1 (file found at the bottom of this post)


Working with image sizes and dragging in images - (download ps0501, 0502, and 0503 to your server)


What we will go over
  1. Image > Image Size = Change size of image
  2. Window > Arrange > Tile Vertically = view multiple images on screen at once
  3. Edit > Free Transform = Change size of object
  4. Magic Eraser on Tools Palette = Remove Background
  5. Layer > Matting>Defringe = Blend and object into the background
  6. With text layer active - Layer Style Button (fx) = Give style to text (we used stroke)
  7. Layers>Matting>Defringe - Reduce hard edges on imported images



Introduction to Adobe Photoshop - (download ps0301.psd to your server)
  • Opening a file using Adobe Bidge
  • Using Photoshop tools
  • Moving around your image
  • Using palettes

Working with image sizes and dragging in images - (download ps0501, 0502, and 0503)
  • How to change the size of an image
  • Dragging in and centering an image
  • Keeping the image ratio consistent when altering image size
Finished Product


If you were absent, you  can watch these two videos. Moving around Photoshop and
Changing image sizes lesson.



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  • 0501.psd - on Oct 3, 2010 8:56 PM by Bill Blevins (version 1)
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  • 0502.psd - on Oct 3, 2010 8:57 PM by Bill Blevins (version 1)
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  • 0503.psd - on Oct 3, 2010 8:57 PM by Bill Blevins (version 1)
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  • PS03.swf - on Oct 3, 2010 8:42 PM by Bill Blevins (version 1)
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  • PS05.swf - on Oct 3, 2010 8:41 PM by Bill Blevins (version 2 / earlier versions)
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  • ps0301.psd - on Oct 3, 2010 9:00 PM by Bill Blevins (version 1)
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Feb 25, 2011, 12:45 PM
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