The real world translated into a digital world. Adobe Photoshop. How to capture reality: digital cameras, scanners. How to alter that reality with a digital tool. RGB vs CMYK, resolution, DPI, print size vs. pixel size. Layers, tools, cropping, copying, pasting. Filters. Optimization of files, understanding compression via Saving for Web. PSD Vs TIFF Vs PNG Vs JPG Vs GIF Vs PDF. Particularities of file size, differences and unique features of each format
GIMP Open Source alternative
History of film compositing – from mattes to green screen
History of Photoshop /
Color sampler / Retouching / Patch tool / History brush tool / Art History Brush tool / Background Eraser / Magic Eraser / Cutout and refine edges / Panoramics #1 #2 / Puppet Warp Tool / Content Aware Fill / Bristle Tip Brushes / 8 Bit Vs 16 Bit / PS 32 Bits Vs 64 Bits / What is RAM? / Smart Objects / Creating an image stack / Stack Mode / Optimizing your images / Curves / Pen tool + Filling or Stroke / Timeline animation (3D) / New Mesh from Grayscale / Content aware / Clipping Mask or Path /
#7 BW to COLOR: choose an image of yourselves and turn it into Black and White using Photoshop. Then, using the color rules in color.adobe.com create six different colorized versions of your image: Analogous, Monochromatic, Triad, Complementary, Compound & Shades
Color Hex: http://www.color-hex.com/
#8 AUTOSCOPY: Self portrait alteration. Scan or take a photo your face at 72dpi and transform it into something you never knew of yourselves. Explore layer effects and PhotoShop filters
#9 SOMEWHERE: Take a photo of yourselves, extract and place yourselves in an environment where you have never been, using Photoshop required tools. Pay close attention to the cutting process and cleaning details, as well as the lighting conditions and environmental lighting.
#10 MEME PROJECT: Inspired by the Poster Assignment in Illustrator, create a meme with your own image. The meme should define your funniest trait. Take a photo of yourselves that represents this funny aspect and turn it into your own meme. // Post your favorite 10 memes ever on your blogs. max 1000px on its largest side, 72DPI. #11 CINEMAGRAPH : Capturing 5 seconds of personal video, isolate the most important moving components and create a 800px (largest side) / 12fps cinemagraph. Think carefully about repeating loops that you will use, in order to provide a fluid motion.
• Optimize all the assignments produced so far for this class, resize to maximum width or heigth of 800px. Recompress them as JPG (100%, 75%, 25% and 0%), PNG / Transparent PNG and GIF (256 – 128 – 16 and 2 dithered colors). Compare the original file and pixel sizes with the new sizes. Post them all in your Blogs • Look for Photoshop CC tutorials on the web and post the link of your three favorite tutorials on your blogs
Autoscopy by Luisa de Ursua