Beth Bachuss
Art Teacher

Manipulated Photograph Color Wheel

Lesson Plan Published 3/11/15 Last updated on 3/2/20

Students use Photoshop to duplicate an image 12 times in a radial design, then shift the hue of each layer to produce a color wheel.

  • Photoshop

    Editing and compositing for photos, web and mobile app designs, 3D artwork, videos, and more.

1-2 Hours
Content Standards
Visual Communication using Adobe Photoshop
Custom Standards
Visual Arts
ISTE Standards
Students: Computational Trainer, Students: Knowledge Constructor

Photoshop, access to images, either appropriately licensed or taken by students.

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Sir Shafiq

Posted on 4/17/17 7:47:33 PM Permalink

Very good training material​

Salheddine Boumaraf

Posted on 11/8/15 12:14:47 PM Permalink

Good lesson plan, thanks.

Kev Lavery

Posted on 5/7/15 1:12:37 AM Permalink

This is really clever. Thanks for sharing!

Dhanaraj Keezhara

Posted on 3/27/15 12:53:46 AM Permalink

Thanks for sharing!

Colin Byers

Posted on 3/26/15 1:10:38 AM Permalink

Nice, I may use this idea for my colour photography unit in the future! Thanks for sharing :)

will milne

Posted on 3/25/15 1:40:52 PM Permalink

Very cool assignment! Thanks for sharing. You could extend this by teaching students how to create an action in Photoshop so that the duplicating, rotating, etc... could be boiled down to the press of the play button.