Galileo Logo

Goal: To apply the basic Photoshop skills learned in week one, at the same time developing aesthetic appreciation. These skills are:

  • Using pixels (72ppi)
  • Color Picker
  • Brush Tool
  • Options
  • Marquee Tool
  • Edit > Transform (scale, rotate)
  • Type Tool
  • Layer Styles
  • Image Search
  • Insert Image
  • Using Filters

STEPS

Photoshop — new file 400 px wide X 200 px ht. Create a Galileo Logo.

GRADING

  • 15 pt – Size is correct 400 px X 200 px
  • 20 pt – File is named correctly: 5lastnamefirstinitialgallogo; no spaces, all lower case. File is handed is as a GIF (not PSD).
  • 20 pt – Photograph is inserted correctly, not distorted, filter applied
  • 20 pt – Word(s) are readable against background, at least one layer style used (no more than two).
  • 25 pt – Combination of letters, image, colors, patterns makes a visually pleasing design.