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Computer Graphics



Standards and Benchmarks


1.0  Apply introductory principles

1.1  Create a new image in Photoshop Elements

1.2  Open an existing image

1.3 Utilize the Elements work area, palettes, and options bar


2.0  Utilize basic selection tools

2.1  Use rectangular and elliptical selection tools

2.2  Demonstrate use of the magic wand tool

2.3  Use lasso and magnetic lasso tool

2.4  Demonstrate adding and subtract from selection

2.5  Demonstrate replacing color in a selection and painting with color


3.0  Apply color mode and color correction principles

3.1  Identify the following color modes:  RGB, indexed color, grayscale, bitmapped, and CMYK

3.2  Utilized auto color correction, color cast correction, and color variations tools

3.3  Demonstrate advanced color correction with Levels eyedroppers, and Level RGB channels


4.0  Demonstrate image correction basics

4.1  Utilize quick fixes, image zoom, crop tool, and undo and undo history palettes

4.2  Resize a the physical size of an image as well as its resolution

4.3  Explain the difference between resizing and resampling

4.4  Utilize the clone stamp tool, re eye correction tool, smudge tool, fill flash, and remove dust and scratches

4.5  Optimize image for web display


5.0  Apply layering concepts

5.1  Be able to view layers, rearrange layers, paint on a new layer, erase a part of a layer, delete a layer, change the layer opacity, copy layers and transform layers


6.0  Demonstrate use of filters, effects and masks

6.1  Explore filters and filter samples

6.2  Use a mask and apply the filter to the masked image

6.3  Copy a selection to a new layer and clean up the selected area

6.4  Utilize image effects

6.5  Apply a frame