Return of the Lasso

Cutting out images in Photoshop has gotten sloppy in this class. So we will revisit the lasso tool. Make a Photoshop file 600px wide x 600px ht. Combine a picture of yourself with a picture of a celebrity. You will hand this in as a layered PSD file, so you will be graded on how neatly the figures are cut

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CD Project

CD COVER: 400px x 400px save as JPG. Create a (concept for a) new music CD. Choose a singer (or singers) and a name for the CD. Then create 3 different designs. Use different typefaces for each one. Use filters, multiple images, layer styles. Create three different designs that are each appropriate for the singer and title. SUMMER TOUR POSTER:

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Ad Campaign

You will create a product with logo and advertising campaign that is marketed to teenagers. Companies target teenagers because they want to make more money. Make sure your colors, typefaces, images appeal to teens. Choose one of the products below: Shrimp Chips to (white Midwestern) American teens Tapioca Drink to American teens Curry to American teens Get Asian teen girls

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Van Gogh: Writing in Bullet Points

Each student on your 4-person team should read one of the links below. Focus on VAN GOGH’S EARLY LIFE. What did he do before becoming an artist? https://www.vangoghgallery.com/misc/early.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_van_Gogh https://www.vggallery.com/misc/bio.htm https://www.notablebiographies.com/Tu-We/van-Gogh-Vincent.html After ten minutes of reading, your team should brainstorm and write BULLET POINTS. No bullet point should be more than 12 words long. Maximum for this page is 40

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Artist Reports, part 1

Due on Tuesday October 4 WRITING IN BULLET POINTS: Eventually your words will go into a PowerPoint presentation. Do NOT write in paragraphs. You don’t even have to write complete sentences. BULLET POINTS are “headlines,” key pieces of information. No more than 40 words per slide No more than 5 bullet points per slide No more than 12 words per

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Movie Poster

Recent assignments have all focused on (1) combining images to make an attractive design; while (2) communicating to an audience. Next Assignment… MOVIE POSTER — make two posters for the SAME movie, each one 600px height x 400px width, saved as JPG. Invent your own movie: It must be an original title (you can’t do another “Pirates of the Caribbean”

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Magazine for Teens

A big corporation wants to get more advertising dollars from teenagers. They hire you to create a prototype of a magazine for teenagers. (PROTOTYPE is a model for future versions). For Monday hand in the following written: What will your magazine be about? (celebrities? k-pop? cars? games? movies? fashion? be specific) Who is the target audience for the magazine? Is

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Book Cover — Monochromatic

The class will begin by designing book covers for THE ODYSSEY by HOMER (600px Ht X 400px W). Search for images for ODYSSEUS. Consider other searches, for instance “Ancient Greece.” Combine at least 2 different images in design. Use 3 separate text layers for “The” “Odyssey” “by Homer” Make it MONOCHROMATIC (Mr. Machtay will demonstrate). You will use Photoshop to

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