Artist Statements

ALL CONTENT BELOW IS PROPERTY OF ADOBE FOUNDATION / ADOBE YOUTH VOICES ARTIST STATEMENTS may appear on gallery walls next to an artist’s collection of work, inside program guides, as the film credits roll, etc. These brief messages provide helpful background information to the audience, giving artists a chance to discuss the context in which they created the piece. Artist

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Poem Animation

Fill in the blanks for this poem: I am ________. People think I am ________. When I was younger I was ________. Someday I will ________. I believe ________. Take your completed poem and turn it into a Flash animation. Include the words on the screen as part of your animation. Remember: Even the shortest phrase needs to be on

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“Twins” Project, 3rd period

FIRST, make sure your landscape picture is handed in. You must save the landscape assignment as a JPG, name it 3lastnamelandscape, put it in machtayh > drop off folder. Then, you can begin Twins Project. You will take two photographs of yourself using Photo Booth. Then using the Lasso Tool and Clone Stamp Tool you will combine the two photographs

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Photoshopping, 3rd period

When Photoshopping you must try to make the picture look real. Make your changes look like they are part of the picture. And always remember: When using the Lasso Tool around any real image (a face, a building) you always want to FEATHER. Feather at 1 pixel  normally. If you are cutting around soft hair or fluffy trees, feather at

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Adjectives, 3rd period

Mr. Machtay will show you where your folders are kept. At the start of each class you should get your folder. Place all new work into this folder. Mr. Machtay will grade the work that is completed in your folder. At the end of class return the folders to the shelf where they are kept. Adjectives Adjectives are describing words.

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Animate Design Principles

Mr. Machtay will show you examples of different design principles. You will use Flash to create an animation that begins with one design principle on display and animates so that it ends with the opposite design principle displayed. The principles are: BALANCE / EMPHASIS HARMONY / CONTRAST UNITY / VARIETY DO NOT simply create abstract shapes moving around the screen

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3rd Period Feb 4

If you want to be in this class, I want you in this class. If you think you will enjoy doing computer art, I want you in this class. But if you chose this class because your friend is here, or if you chose this class because you want to play games on the computer, you should not be in

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3rd Period Class

This 3rd period class will be split into 2 classes. Ms. Lau and Mr. Machtay will decide which students will go into which class section. LANGUAGE SKILLS CLASS will learn more basic vocabulary and English language skills. If you are struggling with English language skills you should go into the LANGUAGE SKILLS CLASS. COMPUTER ART CLASS will learn English while

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