Mini-Lecture 2 for Session 6
The canvas is the workspace, like the canvas on which a work of art is painted.
Changing the size of the canvas does not change the size of the image.
The first series of tasks applies to the entire document.
|Change the canvas size
||Image > Canvas Size
(doesn't change image size – provides more/less room for editing)
|Rotate or flip the canvas
||Image > Rotate Canvas >
|Re-size an image
||Image > Image Size
For Flash, set resolution to 72
Change height or width – other dimension will change
|Convert to GIF/JPG
||1. File > Save As…
2. File > Save for Web
|Import an image
||File > Place|
|Crop||Choose the Crop tool (press C)
Draw a box around what you want to keep
Double-click inside the box
For the remaining tasks, first select the object or layer you want to change.
|Rotate||Edit > Transform > Rotate|
|Scale||Edit > Transform > Scale|
| Drop Shadow
||Layer > Layer Style > Drop Shadow|
||Filter > Sharpen > Sharpen|
| Color levels
||Image > Adjustments > Levels
Pull the leftmost triangle to the left edge of the "mountains"
Adjust the middle one to your preference
||Select > Feather
Edit > Cut
(blurs the edges of a selection; used with cut, copy, or fill)