Photoshop: Nature Painting
Skills Necessary:

1.  Know how to utilize the Selection Tools along with the Fill tool.
selection tools

 

2. Be able to work in Layers; i.e. adding layers, naming layers, placement of layers.
layers

3. Adding effects to Layers (Bevel and Emboss, Shadow, Overlay, etc…)
effects

4. Be able to use the Brush Tool (creating leaves, grass, etc…)
brush tools

5.  Know how to use the Smudge, Burn, and Dodge Tools