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Andy Beadon
Teacher & Technology Implementation Strategist

Paint By Numbers (Photoshop introductory assignment)

Project Published 3/16/12 Last updated on 2/28/20
An assignment based on the kids "paint by numbers" painting style. This assignment uses selection tools, layers, and the paint bucket. Example Video http://youtu.be/HVGNu8A6gxo
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Age Levels
Duration
1+ Week
Expertise
Rookie
Materials

Photoshop

You also need a series of images for the students to work with. I provide a narrow list of images (cited in the PDF) from easy to very hard. 

 

These are the images that I use

 

doug88888. “Toucan Bird” 18, November 2009. Online image Flickr Tuesday 20 September 2011.

Smith, Jeff. “Canada Day” 16, August 2009. Online image Flickr Tuesday 20 September 2011.

Wood, Ross. “tiger Face”. 5, August, 2007. Online image Flickr Tuesday 20 September 2011.

Muscetta, Daniele. “Dutch Spring”. 15, May 2008. Online image Flickr Tuesday 20 September 2011.

Forbes, Brian M. “Fife Countryside”. 1. September 2009. Online image Flickr Tuesday 20 September 2011.

GlacierTim. “Harry Jerome at sunrise”. 27, December, 2009. Online image Flickr Tuesday 20 September 2011.

Muljadi, Andry. “ Montara Beach Sunset” 11, April, 2008. Online image Flickr Tuesday 20 September 2011.

Hansen, PJ. “Arctic Sunset”. 30 March, 2006. Online image Flickr Tuesday 20 September 2011.

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Leah Warnick

Posted on 3/14/13 11:51:27 PM Permalink

<p>My students really enjoyed this project! It was a great introductory assignment after they learned selection tools, layers, fill bucket, and eye dropper tool!</p>

Karen Musacchio

Posted on 3/8/13 5:10:17 PM Permalink

There is no sound on the youtube video.