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Day 3 - January 20

 

TO DO

  • Turn off all noise-making phones, pagers, etc. (Teacher too!)

 

GAMEPLAN

  • Assignment #1 questions
  • Demo/Play

 

DISCUSSION

 

More review of Photoshop's key areas, with a focus on retouching graphics.

  • Basics - auto versus manual
  • Levels
  • Color Balance
  • Hue/Saturation
  • Brightness
  • Replacing Color
  • Threshhold, Posterize, and Invert
  • Erase
  • Cloning Stamp
  • Dodge, Burn, and Sponge
  • Working with Grids and Guides

 

We'll have a short break about halfway through, then I'll start on an in-class demo project to help give perspective as to the real usefulness of this stuff.

 

Part 2

 

More demo work, with focus on:

  • Opening/importing photos
  • Photo manipulation, retouching, colorizing, and balancing

 

If needed, the starter concept:

 

ACTION

 

ASSIGNMENT

  • Assignment 2 is a Collage Flyer - Create a simple flyer with title, subheaders, text, footer/contact info, and some fun photo/effect/collage work for 75 points by January 23. (50 program use, 25 creativity/target).

     

 

 

 
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