Assignments May 22-25

60. Summer Camp Brochure – Due Tuesday before class is over

Create a three-fold brochure for a summer camp. Include information on where the camp is, dates, times, what to expect, photos that go along with the topic, a logo that you create in photoshop, be creative. Create the images in Photoshop. Create the brochure in Word. In Word it is 2 pages, front and back; make sure you do both. Upload to your blog as “Summer Camp Brochure.”

61. PowerPoint Presentation Due Thursday before class is over

Create a PowerPoint presentation with the projects that you have created in Photoshop and on the iPads. You should have a title slide with the title of the project, your name and some kind of drawing that you created. The rest of the presentation will have your favorite 10 projects that you created during the semester. Each slide should include your piece, a title for the piece, and why you liked this project or what you did with the project (Do not say, “this was an easy project,” or “this was fun.” You need to explain in complete sentences what you liked about the project and how you created it). When you are done you need to upload the file to your blog as “PowerPoint Presentation,” if you can’t get it to upload to your blog email it to me.

You will be graded on:

One title slide with your name, the title, and a drawing that you created

10 of your favorite project or piece created

Each slide has the piece clearly visible, a title, and a reason why you chose this piece to include in the slide show

Creativity of PowerPoint, including color and font scheme

You will present your Powerpoint to the class on Wednesday for the final

 

Assignments May 15-18

56. Sketchbook Introduction due Monday before class is over

We will discuss different uses on Sketchbook program and then you will create an image of your choice. Save the image and then upload to your blog as “Sketchbook Intro.”

57. Son of Man due Tuesday before class is over

Using this link, find out about the image Son of Man by Rene Magritte. Then recreate your own self portrait, using Sketchbook and images found on the internet. Make sure to include a bowler hat and something to cover part of your face. Save the image and then upload to your blog as “Self Portrait.” Below are examples.

58. Contour Lines due Wednesday before class is over

This link will explain what contour lines are. After we go over contour lines, you will find a leaf to observe and then using sketchbook you will draw your own contour line drawing of that leaf. Save the image and then upload to your blog as “Contour Drawing.” 

59. Newsweek due Thursday before class is over

Using the template below (click on it to enlarge and then save it), create a Newsweek cover page, with you as the cover. When you take the photo of yourself, make sure that the background is solid to avoid a cluttered image. You will also add in two article titles on the page, there is an example below as well. Save the image and upload to your blog as “Newsweek.”

Assignments May 8-11

52. Creature Due Monday before class is over

Create an image that shows the theme of creature, you need to decide how to show this, what kind of images will you use and how you will show that theme throughout your image. You will use Artset on the iPads, save your image onto the photo library and then upload to your blog as “Creature.” You will be graded on creativity and the use of the theme.  

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53. Voyage Due Tuesday before class is over

Create an image that shows the theme of voyage, you need to decide how to show this, what kind of images will you use and how you will show that theme throughout your image. You will use Artset on the iPads. Save your image onto the photo library and then upload to your blog as “Voyage.”You will be graded on creativity and the use of the theme. 

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54. Revenge Due Wednesday before class is over

Create an image that shows the theme of revenge, you need to decide how to show this, what kind of images will you use and how you will show that theme throughout your image. You will use Artset on the iPads, save your image onto the photo library and then upload to your blog as “Revenge.” You will be graded on creativity and the use of the theme.

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55. Cartoon Due Thursday before class is over

Create an image that shows the theme of cartoon, you need to decide how to show this, what kind of images will you use and how you will show that theme throughout your image. You will use Artset on the iPads, save your image onto the photo library and then upload to your blog as “Cartoon.” You will be graded on creativity and the use of the theme.

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Assignments May 1-4

50. Comic Book Cover – Due Tuesday

Create a comic book cover, 8×10, include the title of the comic book, images that you have made and put together, the date of the issue and the issue number. Upload to your blog as “Comic Book Cover.” 

51. Photomontage – Due Thursday

Make a well blended digital photomontage (12×8 or 8×12 -150 res) to show where you see yourself in 10 years. Under your photomontage write a 1 paragraph reflection explaining the elements you put in your work.

Assignments April 24-27

47. Menu Cover Due Monday before class is over

Create a Menu Cover for a restaurant: Needs to be 8×12, include a logo (name of the restaurant), phone number, address, hours of operation, pictures, and what kind of food is served (Italian, Mexican, American, etc). Upload to your blog as a JPEG and title the post “Menu Cover.” Below is an example without the phone number and address  (please make sure you add those into your menu cover).

48. Postcard Due Wednesday before class is over

Illustrate and design an art exhibition announcement/invite postcard. You should have two pages, one for the front of the postcard, the second page will have the information for the exhibition including date, time, place. You should create the image in Photoshop, this must be your work (if you take photos off the internet you need to change and manipulate them in some way to make it your own). Save as a JPEG, upload to your blog as “Postcard.” Below is an example.

49. Poster Due Thursday before class is over

Create a poster for a musical event or a non-profit benefit. This should be 8×10, you can use symbols to create this. This should be your own work. Save as a JPEG, upload to your blog as “Poster.” Below is an example.

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Assignments April 17-20

44. Text to Gold Due Monday Before Class is over

Follow the tutorial to create text that looks like gold. Below is an example. Upload to your blog as a JPEG, title the post “Gold Text.”  After the tutorial you will make your own gold text, so turn in both the one you did during the tutorial and on your own as a gallery.

Example

Example

45. Colorful Light Due Tuesday Before Class is over

Follow the tutorial to create text with colorful light. Below is an example. Upload to your blog as a JPEG, title the post “Colorful Light.”  

Example

Example

46. Ghostly Blur Due Thursday Before Class is over

Follow the tutorial to create text with ghostly blur. Below is an example. Upload to your blog as a JPEG, title the post “Ghostly Blur.”

Example

Example

Assignments April 10-13

41. Book Cover Due Monday before class is over

You are writing a book about a strange thing that happened to you as you were visiting a city or a small town. Create the cover to that book. Be creative and inventive. You should use the rectangular marquee, lasso, brush tools, and magic wand in Potoshop to create the picture and then add the title of the book, make sure that  you include and can read the title and author. Save as a JPEG. Upload to your blog as “Book Cover.” Below is an example of a picture without the text.

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42. Lightning Effect Due Monday Before Class is over

Follow the tutorial to add lightning to an image of your choice (probably should use something that has a cloudy look). Below is an example. Upload to your blog as a JPEG, title the post “Lightning Effect.” 

Lightning Effect Example

Lightning Effect Example

43. Lens Flare Due Tuesday Before Class is over

Follow the tutorial to add a lens flare to an image of your choice (probably should use something that has a sunny look). Below is an example. Upload to your blog as a JPEG, title the post “Lens Flare.”  After the tutorial you will make your own lens flare, so turn in both the one you did during the tutorial and on your own as a gallery.

Lens Flare Example

Lens Flare Example

Assignments April 3-6

39. Water Drops Due Monday before class is over

Follow the tutorial to add water drops to an image of your choice. Below is an example. When we are done with the tutorial you will create another water drop effect on your own. Upload to your blog as a JPEG with both photos as a gallery,title the post “Water Drops.” 

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40. Ghost Effect Due Tuesday before class is over

Follow the tutorial to add a ghost effect to an image of your choice (this one works better with an image of a face up close, scared). Below is an example. When we are done with the tutorial you will create another ghost effect on your own. Upload to your blog as a JPEG with both photos as a gallery, title the post “Ghost Effect.” 

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41. Book Cover Due Monday before class is over

You are writing a book about a strange thing that happened to you as you were visiting a city or a small town. Create the cover to that book. Be creative and inventive. You should use the rectangular marquee, lasso, brush tools, and magic wand in Potoshop to create the picture and then add the title of the book, make sure that  you include and can read the title and author. Save as a JPEG. Upload to your blog as “Book Cover.” Below is an example of a picture without the text.

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Assignments March 27-30

35. Reflection due Monday before class is over

Follow the tutorial to create a water reflection look, please use the image below during the tutorial. After you will create your own with any image you would like to use. Upload to your blog as a JPEG, gallery with both completed reflections, title the post “Reflection.”

 

36. Vertical Panels due Tuesday before class is over

Using the tutorial create a vertical panels effect. Save as a jpeg.   You will make one during the tutorial and one on your own. Below is an example of what it will look like. Upload to your blog as a JPEG, gallery with both completed images, title the post “Vertical Panels.”

vertical_panels

37. Photo Sketch due Wednesday before class is over

Follow the tutorial to change a photo to a sketch. Below is an example. When finished you will create another photo sketch on your own. Upload to your blog as a JPEG, gallery with both completed sketches, title the post “Photo Sketch.” 

 
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38. Texture Blending due Thursday before class is over
Follow the tutorial to create a textured image like the one below. Use the texture below for the tutorial and the image to the right. When finished you will create your own with any image you want and you can find a different texture to use. Upload to your blog as a JPEG, gallery with both completed images, title the post “Texture Blending.” 

Assignments March 13-16

30. Introduction to Layer Masks – Due Monday at the end of class

This tutorial will explain and show how layer masks work. You need to follow along with the tutorial, when you are finished save your image as a JPEG and upload it to your blog, title the blog post “Layer Mask.” 

Below is an example of what you can make (use your own images)
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31. Photo Within a Photo – Due Tuesday at the end of class

Go to the link and follow the tutorial to create a photo within a photo. You will create one while I go through the tutorial and then another one on your own. Turn into your blog both photos as a gallery, blog post should be titled “Photo Within a Photo.”

Here is what you will be making (you can obviously change any of this as you work to make it your own and use your own photos)
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32. Photo as a Background – Due Wednesday at the end of class

Follow the tutorial to add a photo as a background. Below is what it will look like. Use the wedding photo during the tutorial, then you will use one of your own photos to create a second one. Turn in both photos on your blog as a gallery. Title the blog “Photo as a Background.”

 
 
33. Image in Text – Due Thursday at the end of class

Follow the tutorial and learn how to place an image inside of text. You will turn in two of these, one that will be done during the tutorial and one that you will do on your own. Make sure to save as a JPEG and upload to your blog as “Image in Text” and as a gallery.

Below is an example of what you can do with this (again, use your own images)
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