Due: "Version" assignment.
The quiz covers all topics dealt with in the first 3 classes.
Combine three or more images into a single composite image. Pay close attention to selections, making sure to select accurately. Inspect your work, cleaning up any imperfections. You may use any techniques you wish, but layers and compositing techniques are the most important feature here. Pay close attention to edges, how items interact with the background, shadows, etc.
You must include at least 4 layers; more may be useful. All source images must be created by you. Choose one of the following themes:
Important: Your file must be at a resolution of 150ppi at a size of 8 by 10 inches.
Make sure your original images are scanned at the appropriate resolution, and remember that enlarging the images in any way in Photoshop will lower the effective resolution.
Submit: digital file in PSD format, uploaded to upload page by 6pm, Sep 27.
Make sure to upload to the correct folder and ensure that the filename is
Tools in bold are vital.
Download sample images for in-class use.
Download the colour theory handout in PDF format.
Adobe Photoshop format. Saves layers, masks, paths, and all other Photoshop data. Lossless. Primarily an editing format.
Named after the Joint Photographic Experts Group, JPEG is a lossy file format - that is, it discards some data - and image quality - to achieve small file sizes.Primarily a distribition format.
An 8-bit indexed colour format, limited to 256 colours, with 1-bit transparency (no partial opacity). Can be animated.
Several variants - PNG-8 is an 8-bit indexed colour format, similar to .gif. PNG-24 is a 24-bit colour format, with an 8-bit alpha channel (transparency mask)