Friday, December 14, 2012

Week 17 2012

December 17 - 19, 2012

Assignment: Create a Facebook Cover Photo
Size: 850 pixels x 315 pixels 72 resolution
Save As:
-DM_Coverphoto.jpg ( Upload this file to Facebook)

Facebook Page
-Create a Facebook Page for a Digital Media Portfolio.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Week 16 2012

December 10-14, 2012

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, December 5, 2012

Week 15a 2012

December 3-7, 2017

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 27, 2012

Week 14b 2012

November 26-30, 2012

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)

Week 14a 2012

Nov. 26-30, 2012

Assignment: Shadows & Reflections
Details: Cutout and image place it into a new background then add a shadow or reflection.

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

Monday, November 19, 2012

Week 13 2012

November 19-20, 2012

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

-Cutout 100pts.

Photoshop Mask Layer

Monday, November 12, 2012

Week 12 2012

Nov. 11-16, 2011

Assignment: Fix the images in the Fixit folder. Use the clone stamp tool and healing tools to touch up the images.

From Photoshop

-fixit 50pts

Clone Stamp Tool

Touch ups & adding color using layer blends


Liquify Filter

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Week 11b 2012

Nov. 5-9, 2012

Assignment: Melon man 100 pts.
Size: 5 inches by 5 inches, 200 Resolution

Melon Head
Download Images

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

Video Tutorials

Move & Rectangular Marquee Tools


Free Transform

Magic Wand Tool

Monday, November 5, 2012

Week 11 2012

Nov. 5-9, 2012

Assignment: Update  Portfolio and organize files on computer .
Assignment: Photoshop Wallpapers


Create 5 Desktop Wallpapers using filters in photoshop.
Start out by creating a 1920 px x 1440 px image 72 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 11th 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)

-Wallpaper1.psd 20 pt.
-Wallpaper2.psd 20 pt.
-Wallpaper3.psd 20 pt.
-Wallpaper4.psd 20 pt.
-Wallpaper5.psd 20 pt.

With pictures
-Wallpaper6.psd 20 pt.
-Wallpaper7.psd 20 pt.
-Wallpaper8.psd 20 pt.
-Wallpaper9.psd 20 pt.
-Wallpaper10.psd 20 pt.

Assignment: On the 11th texture, open an image of yourself and use the liquify filter effect to distort yourself.

-Texture11.psd 20 pt. (Distorted image of yourself)

Photoshop Filter

Photoshop Liquify Filter

Monday, October 29, 2012

Week 10 2012

Oct. 29 - Nov 3, 2012

Assignment : Publish Portfolio to the Web.
Details: Publish Portfolio From iWeb. Create a Dropbox Account.

Enable Public Folder

Friday, October 26, 2012

Week 9 2012

Oct. 22 - 26, 2012

Assignment: Create a Portfolio.
Details: Use iPhoto, iWeb & Dropbox to create an online portfolio.

Digital Media Portfolio List

1. Boxes
2. Name Plate
3. Floor Plan
4. Logos
5. Layouts
    -Business Card
    -Web Header
    -Video Title
    -Magazine Ad
6. Game Design
    -Level 1
    -Level 2