Photoshop Assignments

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Week 20 2021 CTE Classes

Topic: CTE Classes

Details: These are other classes I teach. Most of them are CTE Credits. Yearbook is for Juniors and Seniors and is an elective class.

Freeman Classes

Class Information


Digital Graphics Art Intro

Art 1080/Digital Media & Photoshop


3D Graphics

3D Animation

Game Development Fundamentals 1
Coming Next Year


CTE Classes: Examples:

Digital Graphics

3D Graphics

3D Animation




Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Week 19 2021 Testing

January 11-14, 2021

1-Pre-Test (50pts)
Period 4
Period 7

2-Kahoots (25pts)

3-State Test Review (25pts)

4-State Test Code (100pts)
1: ????????? (January 13th)
7: ????????? (January 14th)

5-Submit Portfolio (100pts)

Sunday, January 3, 2021

Week 18 2021 Color Schemes

Jan. 4 - 7, 2021

Objective: Change color to an image using different color schemes.

Assignment: Color Schemes

Details: Download an image or images and change the colors to warm and cold colors. Change the colors to Mono, Complement, Triad, Tetrad, Analogic, Accented Analogic.


Save Images As: Warm.jpg , Cold.jpg, Mono.jpg, Complement.jpg, Triad.jpg, Tetrad.jpg, Analogic.jpg, Accented_Analogic.jpg.

Objective: Add an image inside text.

Assignment: Text Cutout

Details: Download a background of a city, landscape or texture. Overlay a thick text on top of the image. Use the text layer as a stencil and mask out the rest of the image.

Video Tutorial: Photoshop: Text Cutout

Monday, December 14, 2020

Week 17 2020 Post Card

Dec. 14 -18, 2020

Objective: Using rulers & Guides
Assignment: Postcard: Front & Back
Size: 6" x 4" 200 resolution
Description: Use rules and guides to layout boarders for a post card. Use any image you want and place in text that relates to the image. Create both a back and front for the post card.
Save Files: 8lastnameFI_postcard.psd

Video Tutorial

Grouping Layers

Shape Tool

Creating the back of the post card.

Create 3D Post Card
From Photoshop

Monday, December 7, 2020

Week 16 2020 Brushes

December 7 - 11, 2020

Objective: Change color and shape of a brush.
Assignments: Brushes
Details: Download 10 Photoshop brush libraries from the Internet. You will create 3 different images only using brushes, paint buckets, gradients and filter effects.
Dimensions: Brushes 100 pts. (6" x 4" 200 res)
Save As: Brush1.jpg, Brush2.jpg, Brush3.jpg.

Video Tutorials:

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Week 15 2020 Ten Fonts

November 30 - December 3, 2020

Objective: Using fonts and apply Layer Styles
Assignment:  10Text.psd
Details: Come up with a theme and type ten words related to your theme. Use different different fonts, layer styles to apply glows and shadow, and other effects.
Dimensions: 6"x4" 200 Resolution

Download fonts at:

Video Tutorials:

Alternate Software:
Google Drawings

Business Card
-Job Title

-10text.psd 50 pts. (6"x4" 200 res)
-businesscard.psd 50 pts. (3"x2" 200 res)


Extras: Text Effects
-Fire Text

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Week 13 2020: Mask Layer, Shadows & Reflections

Nov. 16 - 19, 2020

Objective: Adding details like shadows or reflections.
Assignment: Mask Layer, Shadows & Reflections
Details: Cutout and image place it into a new background then add a shadow or reflection.

Save As: Cutout1_XX.psd, Cutout2_XX.psd
Export As: Cutout1_XX.jpg, Cutout2_XX.jpg

Assignment: Profile Picture
Details: Take a picture of yourself then download a new hairstyle and add some new facial parts. Change the background.