Unit E – Introduction to Adobe Photoshop

In this unit, students will be introduced to the basics of Adobe Photoshop.

Learning Goals

  • Student navigates, organizes and customizes the application workspace.
  • Student creates a new document with appropriate settings.
  • Student imports assets into a project.
  • Student uses layers to manage design elements.
  • Student modifies layer visibility using opacity and blending modes.
  • Student makes, manages and manipulate selections.
  • Student creates and modifies layer masks.
  • Student exports and saves digital images to various file formats from Photoshop.
  • Student exports and saves digital images with specific filenames from Photoshop.


  1. Adobe Photoshop Basics
  2. Color Splash Effect
  3. Warhol Portrait
  4. Miniature World
  5. Text Mask Effect
  6. Tiny Planet
  7. Double Exposure