Learning Objectives:

You will be able to identify the tools on the tool bar.

You will be able to modify a picture using the Sponge and Burn tools.

You will be able to select part of a picture using the selection tools.


Read: Chapter 3 in your book and do the assignments at the end of the Chapter

Watch: Adobe Selection Tool Video

Watch: Dodge, Burn and Sponge tool video

Review: Tricks (Hacks) with these tools

Post Where's Howard (psd and jpg assignment using the tools mentioned above and post on Canvas under the Assignments - Where is Howard. Remember PSD (keep all the layers) can be any size but JPG has to be under 100K!


Watch: Using Selection Tools

Watch: New technology in 2023


Pictures: Space pictures from Google, Mars, Brad Pitt, Eiffel Tower and Band from Dublin

Tools used: Marquee (Rectangular, Elliptical, Single Row & Single Column), Quick Selection, Magic Wand

Sponge tool subtly changes the color saturation of an area.

Burn tool subtly changes the darkness of an area

Dodge tool subtly changes the brightness of an area

Missing a Panel? - Go to Window on the menu bar should have the panel listed


Dodge, Burn, Sponge, Lasso, Marquee & Magic Wand



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