Posted: February 25, 2014
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Digi Prod 120 - Today you are going to apply the tools that you have learned to modify the added .jpg "the escape". Go into the photoshop pictures in the image gallery on my teacher page, Save a copy of "the escape" onto your network drive in your photoshop folder. Open this picture in photoshop. Using the tools you have been practicing with, erase the man in the picture AND the two smaller dinosaurs in the lower left. Pay close attention to the textures and make them as seamless as possible. Eng 111 - Using a graphic organizer, determine which popular ballad characteristics are shared between the narrative poetry studied in class (The Raven, The Highwayman, The Lady of Shalott). These are the characteristics of a popular ballad: 1. objectivity - attention on the characters/events rather than the personal feelings of the narrator2. upper class individuals/families3. use of refrain/repetition4. use of bright colours5. use of magic numbers such as 2, 3 and 76. inclusion of minimum background information7. short enough to be memorized8. strong, forceful rhyme9. themes of love and battle10. motives of revenge and jealousy11. violent feelings and events12. material from history or folklore13. ballad stanza - four line quatrain abcb14. presence of the supernatural15. direct conversation or dialogue16. the question - answer technique
Posted: February 24, 2014
Digi Prod 120 - Today you are going to apply the tools that you have learned to modify the added .jpg "the escape". Go into the photoshop pictures in the image gallery on my teacher page, Save a copy of "the escape" onto your network drive in your photoshop folder. Open this picture in photoshop. Using the tools you have been practicing with, erase the man in the picture AND the two smaller dinosaurs in the lower left. Pay close attention to the textures and make them as seamless as possible. Eng 112 - Today we finished work on Act 1 of Romeo and Juliet. Tomorrow is your Act 1 test.
Posted: February 21, 2014
Digi Pro 120 - Today we finished up use of the crop tool to straighten photographs. Today we are being introduced to the heaing brush and patch tools on the new attached file "Bluebeard". Go to http://jmh.nbed.nb.ca/teacher/gallery/photoshop-pictures click on Bluebeard.jpg and right-click save as to your network drive under your digital production folder / photoshopOpen this file in photoshop.
Posted: February 20, 2014
Digi Pro 120 - Today you were introduced to the crop tool and the clone stamp tool. Please add the lighthouse assignment into your folder.
Posted: February 18, 2014
Digi Pro 120 - See Thursday's post for due assignments. Today in Photoshop CS4 we played with the text tool and blending options. These are important layer options for a vast array of photoshop projects.
Posted: February 13, 2014
Digi Pro 120 - assignments worked on so far and due:1) Emerging Tech research/presentation 35pts2) Photography composition powerpoint 10pts3) Photoshop fails assignment - 10pts 4) Layers activity (dog & Field) - Cut out dog and add to field picture. Find 3 other pictures and add them to your project. Add your name in 2 Text layers to your projects with various effects to your layout. Value 15
Posted: February 12, 2014
Digi Pro 120 - Today you will be introduced to Adobe Photoshop CS4. We will look at selection tools, layers and transforming.
Posted: February 10, 2014
Digital Tech 120 - This week, you will be introduced to Adobe Photoshop CS4. Today you are to do an introductory task on the best and worst of photoshop and report your findings. Step 1 - go to the following Youtube videos and observe the power of this software package: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=omBfg3UwkYM http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jVY6VqfASOM&feature=relatedhttp://www.you... 2 - there are literally 13,000,000 images of Photoshop fails on a simple Google search. Open a microsoft powerpoint project and create ten slides of captured fails and tell the story behind them. To complete this task you will have to search around - don't just pull random failed images that do not have an explanation behind them. Step 3 - See if you can figure out where the failed photoshopper went wrong with the software - was there a part of the image left behind? Are backgrounds not properly blended? In modifying parts of the picture, did the creator bend both time and space? On each slide, indicate the problem.Step 4 - Create 5 slides of excellent examples of proper photoshop use with before and after pictures. This is where we will spend our time. On each slide, answer the questions from step 3. This task tests your existing knowledge of Powerpoint software AND your ability to find specific information online and capture it in presentation format. Try to use a variety of images FROM DIFFERENT SOURCES and keep it class appropriate.
Posted: February 10, 2014
Please open these pictures and save in your photoshop folder on your network drive.
Posted: February 5, 2014
Final touches should be put on your "Emerging Digital Technology" assignments and prepped for presentation tomorrow. Today, you are to learn the basics of photography composition and operation of a DSLR camera. Here is today's research assignment: