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Projects featured in my Summer 2014 Photoshop Class, 8-WK Session Fullerton College, CA

Project Published 8/25/14 Last updated on 5/16/18

Project 1: Retouching
1. Upon completing this project, the student will be able to identify Photoshop’s retouching tools to remove the blemishes and dust from the old photograph.
2. At the end of the first project, students will be able to edit the image using patch tool, clone stamp, healing brush, content aware fill, dodging and burning.
3. At the end of the project, students will be able to apply retouching tools working with layers in an efficient and non-destructive workflow.
Project 2: Multiply Narrative
1. Upon completing this project, students will be able identify and utilize Photoshop’s tools to combine photographic imagery to tell a story in a seamless composite.
2. At the end of the project, students will be able to edit the image using layer masks, the brush tool and selection tools.
3. At the end of the project, students will be able to apply compositing techniques to create a movie poster.
Project 3: Working with Photographs in PS & Camera Raw
1. Upon completing this project students will be able to manipulate their photographs using Camera Raw as a digital darkroom.
2. At the end of this project, students will be able to use the histogram and the basic exposure sliders in Camera Raw to properly expose a digital photograph.
a. The students will also know how to composite several photographs into a panorama and merge photographs to create a High Dynamic Range photograph.
b. The students will demonstrate knowledge of the Gradient Map and Black and White adjustment layers to create a black and white photograph.
3. At the end of this project, students will be able to identify the most efficient and non-destructive methods for developing their photographs and building their personal aesthetic.
Project 4: mixed media portrait
1. Upon completing this project students will be able to incorporate graphic elements created in PS with a photograph to produce a well-composed mixed media portrait.
2. At the end of this project, students will feel confident creating and customizing their own brushes using the brush presets and royalty free textures.
a. The students will also know how to work in a non-destructive and editable manner utilizing smart layers and filters.
b. The students will transform vector-based type into raster, download and install a customized font.
3. At the end of this project students will be to convert temporary selections to permanent selections utilizing alpha channels, paths and layer masks.
Project 5: digital painting in a art historical style
1. Upon completing this project, students will be able to compose and paint a still life in the manner of Van Gogh or Cezanne.
2. At the end of this project, students will show how to set up a layer panel for digital painting, including clipping masks and adjustment layers.
3. At the end of this project, students will demonstrate how to control and manipulate lighting in the painting using Curves adjustment layers and Filter Effects filter.
Project 6: Russian poster art
1. Upon completing this project, students will be able to reimaging a movie poster in the style of Russian Propaganda Poster Art.
2. At the end of this project, students will create, save and edit a color palette using Kuler.
3. At the end of this project, students will be able to identify the strengths of the pen tool for creating vector shapes, and how to manipulate paths and anchor points.

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