Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

ELEMENTS OF ART: COLOR

Students will:
1. Generate the color wheel in Photoshop
2. Understand HUE, SATURATION, LIGHTNESS

Agenda:
1. Digital Zen
2. Create a Color Wheel
3. Worksheet

Digital Zen:
1. What does the eye-dropper tool do?
2. Use the Replace Color Tool to change the color of the clown fish here, and paste your picture onto your blog.

The Color Wheel:
1. Go to this page and create the color wheel.
Save as COLOR WHEEL.
Email the PSD and JPEG to ME
Put the JPEG copy onto your blog.

Monday, November 24, 2008

Monday, November 24, 2008

Objective(s):
Students will change the color of objects using the FIND AND REPLACE TOOL.
Warm up:
1. Download the picture of this car.




2. Cut it out and place it on this background.


3. Save as PerX-last-first-date-CAR.JPG

Find and Replace:

Close your file and reopen it.
Change the color of the CAR to green.


Other work files today:





Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Objective(s):
1. Finish the IPOD me Tutorial
2. Finish your IPOD me project
3. Upload your artwork to Deviant Art
4. Study for Midterm (FRIDAY!)

Agenda:
1. Digital Zen
2. Info on the MIDTERM!
3. Complete the IPOD me TUTORIAL
4. Finish Projects

Digital Zen:
Watch the Film and answer these questions:
There are no right or wrong answers...FILMS are made to be interpreted...so your opinion matters! (At least 1 Sentence per question for an UP stamp!)
1. Did you like the film? Why or why not?
2. What do you think the film was trying to say about life?
3. What is significant about "traveling" in this film? What did it symbolize?
4. What is significant about the "dead flies" in this film?
5. What was significant about the "CLIFF" scene in this film?
Midterm Information:
Study Sheet
Period 5 - Midterm Study Sheet (FRIDAY!)

Graphic Design
Balance
Mood/Emotion
Symmetry
Asymmetry
Composition
Typefaces
Serif
Sans-Serif
Photoshop Short-Cuts
Photoshop Tools (Pen, Selection/Marquee Tools)
Photoshop Palettes (Layers, Paths)
Paths
Layers
Opacity
Marquee/Selection
Bezier Curves
Focus
Font
Resolution
PSD File

Monday, November 17, 2008

Monday, November 17, 2008

Objective(s):
1. Work on another IPOD me person.

Agenda:
1. Digital Zen
2. The 411
3. Transparency
4. Work on your PowerPoints

Digital Zen:
1. Download the TUTORIAL file.
2. Ipod this person.

How to IPOD someone.
http://www.photoshoplab.com/make-your-own-ipod-style-photo.html

Monday, November 10, 2008

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Objective(s):

1. Students will use the pen tool to create an iPod commercial of themselves.
2. Students will be familiar with the term MASKING as it relates to LAYER MASKING.


Warm up:
Open the second CUP file (The Coffee Mug) and create a Path using the Pen Tool.
1. MAKE SURE YOU USE BEZIER CURVES, NOT JUST SHARP EDGES.
2. MAKE SURE YOUR CURVES ARE PERFECT OR NEAR PERFECT!!! :)
3. TO CREATE ANOTHER PATH (for the handle), GO TO THE PATHS palette and create a NEW PATH for the handle.
IPOD ME:
1. Look for your photo on the right. Click on it when it comes up. Download it onto your My Documents by dragging it there.
2. Use the PEN tool to create a path around you.

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Tuesday, November 5, 2008

Learning Objective(s):
1. Learn layers and opacity and paths
2. Introduction to Bezier Curves

Agenda:
1. Digital Zen
2. Photoshop Vocabulary
3. Bezier Tools Video
4. Bezier Tools Practice

Digital Zen:
1. Go to CNN.com.
a. Who won the election?
b. How many electoral votes did McCain get?
c. How many electoral votes did Obama get?
d. What candidate won South Carolina? Pennsylvania? California?
e. Who won the popular vote? By how many votes?

2. What is the difference between a PSD file and a JPEG? Why do we need to save it as both?

Sunday, November 2, 2008

Monday, November 3, 2008





Objective(s):
By the end of today's sessions students will:

1. Continue practicing Cutting out objects
2. Start the COLLAGE project

Agenda:
1. Digital Zen

Digital ZEN 1. Finish your Campaign Poster.  BARACK OBAMA/JOE BIDEN OR JOHN MCCAIN/SARAH PAILIN
2. If you're done with that, CROP out the FLY in this picture using quick masking and place HIM (or her) on a picture of a piece of toast.  Make sure you use a GRAY color for his (or her) wings.