Thursday, December 15, 2011

Week 18 2012

Jan. 2-6, 2012

Assignment: Advertisement
Dimensions:  1920 px, Height: 1080 px 72 resolution

Instructions: Pick a something you want to advertise and make an ad. Ad must have a graphic, Text and information about the event or product.
Advertisement Example

Friday, December 9, 2011

Week 17 2011

December 12 - 16, 2011

Create a 3 Web Header for Hillcrest High School

Size 800 pixels x 150 pixels 72 resolution
Save As:

Hillcrest Gallery

Hillcrest Logo's

Monday, December 5, 2011

Week 16 2011

December 5-9, 2011

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

Rulers & Guides

Grouping to Create back & front for Postcard

Create 3D Post Card
From Photoshop

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Week 15b 2011

November 28 - December 2, 2011

Assignment: Update your Google site for Photoshop. (300pts.)
Example of Portfolio:
Score you Portfolio:

Monday, November 28, 2011

Week 15a 2011

November 28 - December 2, 2011

Download 10 Photoshop brush libraries from the Internet. You will create 3 different images only using brushes, paint buckets, gradients and filter effects.

-Brushes 100 pts. (6" x 4" 200 res)

Brushes: Downloading & Loading

Brushes Effects

Brush Glows

Creating Brushes & Using Preset Manger

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Week 14 2011

Nov. 21-22, 2011

Assignment: Update your Photoshop portfolio in iPhoto & Google Site.
Save everything as a .psd first then second save as a .jpg
-5 Textures
-Melon Man
-Fix It.
-2 Cut outs.
-10 text
-Business card

Monday, November 14, 2011

Week 13

November 14-18, 2011

Assignment:  10Text.psd: 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;

Text Tool

Layer Styles

Text & Shapes Tool

Business Card
-Job Title

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

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Week 12b 2011

November 7-11, 2011

Cutout: Use three images and combine them using a Mask Layer.
Save As: cutout1.psd & cutout1.jpg

-Cutout 100pts.

Photoshop Mask Layer

Friday, November 4, 2011

Week 12 2011

Nov. 7-11, 2011

Fix it

From Photoshop

-fixit 50pts

Clone Stamp Tool

Touch ups & adding color using layer blends


Liquify Filter

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Week 11 2011

Oct. 31- Nov. 4, 2011

Melon Head

Using the melon man image create a melon man using layers.

-Melon man 100 pts.

Video Tutorials

Move & Rectangular Marquee Tools


Free Transform

Magic Wand Tool

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Week 10 2011

October 24-27, 2011

End Of 1st Quarter
Assignment: Photoshop Textures using Filters.
Assignment: Update Google Portfolio and organize files on computer .

Click to see Example of Portfolio


Create 5 textures using filters in photoshop.
Start out by creating a 5" x 5" image 200 resolution.
Start by going to filters/render/clouds. Then experiment with all the different filter effects. Each texture you create use a minimum of 5 filter effect. On the 6th texture, open an image of yourself and use the liquify filter effect to distort yourself.

Photoshop Hot Keys
-Add Color : Command + B (Color Balance)

-Change color : Command + U (Hue/Saturation)

-Texture1.psd 20 pt.
-Texture2.psd 20 pt.
-Texture3.psd 20 pt.
-Texture4.psd 20 pt.
-Texture5.psd 20 pt.

-Texture6.psd 20 pt. (Distorted image of yourself)

Photoshop Filter

Photoshop Liquify Filter

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Week 9 2011

Oct. 17-19, 2011

Assignment: Making your game come to life.
Downloads: Game Movements

Monday, October 10, 2011

Week 8 2011

Oct. 10-14, 2011

Assignment: Update Google Portfolio
Description: Upload all screen shot to you Google Picasa Gallery. Create a new page on your Google site and name it Illustrator. Use tables to layout your Illustrator assignments.

Click to see Example

Video Tutorials: Step by step to updating your Google site Portfolio.


Week 7 2011

Oct. 3-6, 2011

Assignment: Advertisement
Dimensions: HDV 1080 Width: 1920 px, Height: 1080 px

 Instructions: Pick a something you want to advertise and make an ad. Ad must have a graphic, Text and information about the event or product.
Advertisement Example

Photoshop Assignments