GRAPHIC DESIGN - PHOTOSHOP

Activities

For each of the following videos (1-6):

1. Watch them and then Re-Create your own version using the given files
3. Upload your .psd and.jpg to the classroom for completion marks.

Photoshop Tutorial -
Workspace *(MUST WATCH)*

Students will learn how to use and edit the PS workspace.

Class Assignment - Students will watch the video tutorial and try these techniques on their own. No upload activity for this.

1.Photoshop Tutorial -
Elephants

Students will learn how to use the magic wand, use adjustments, scale, and duplicate layers.

Class Assignment - Students will complete the tutorial and upload to the classroom once completed.

elephant.tif
DOWNLOAD ELEPHANT

2.Photoshop Tutorial -
Bandana

Students will learn how to use the polygonal lasso tool, desaturate, filters, and create adjustments. 

Class Assignment - Students will complete the tutorial and upload to the classroom once completed.

bandana.tif
DOWNLOAD BANDANA

3.Photoshop Tutorial -
Cowboy Clone tool

Students will learn how to use the clone tool to remove items.

Class Assignment - Students will complete the tutorial and upload to the classroom once completed.

Cowyboy.tiff
DOWNLOAD HERE

4.Photoshop Tutorial -
Wonky Donkey

Students will learn how to use the selection tools (polygonal lasso & magic wand) to create a new image with copies of existing graphical elements.

Class Assignment - Students will complete the tutorial and upload to the classroom once completed.

5.Photoshop Tutorial -
Blending Options & Backgrounds 

Students will learn how to use the blending options (such as strokes, outer glows, drop shadows etc).

                                > DOWNLOAD Bird Images here

 

AND add colour fills or gradients to the background. 

Class Assignment :
1.Students will create a new file in Photoshop > PRINT > LETTER size.
- Call this yourname_birds.psd

2. Decide which 3 bird images you would like to use. Then open them up in Photoshop. You will see all all documents open on tabs. 
- You will now need to move those bird images onto the yourname_birds.psd document. You can do this by going onto your bird document and Ctrl + A (this grabs everything on that layer) then going onto the yourname_birds.psd document and pressing Ctrl + v (paste it in).
- Bring each bird image onto your yourname_birds.psd document.
 

3. For each bird add a different blending option (ex. stroke, outer glow etc)
 

4. BACKGROUND - Add a new layer / move it to the bottom on your layers pallet / Add a colour fill using the paint bucket OR use a gradient. OR do this directly onto your 'background' layer.
 

5. Upload to the classroom once completed.

6.Photoshop Tutorial -
How to add Text to your Document

Students will learn how to add text to their document. 

Create a document and and write your name. Stylize it in any way that you want and upload it to the classroom for completion marks. 

Photoshop Tutorial -
How to Set up Your Document in Photoshop (T-Shirt)

Students will learn how to set up their document for the t-shirt project.

 

Students will also learn how to search online for large images.

Photoshop Tutorial -
How to Set up Your Document in Photoshop (Holiday Card)

Students will learn how to set up their document for the holiday card project.

 

Students will also learn how to search online for large images.