Emma Wise
Head of Visual Arts

Drawing over a Video in Photoshop

Project Published 9/9/19 Last updated on 9/9/19

This project offers a simple way to introduce students to drawing over a video in Photoshop.

Students will shoot a simple video before adding a blank video layer and drawing additional elements using key-frames in Photoshop.

A fun, but short activity that students really engage with.

  • Photoshop

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

Age Levels
1-2 Hours
Custom Standards
NCEA Level 1, 2 and 3 Moving Image Animation
ISTE Standards
Students: Innovative Designer, Students: Knowledge Constructor

Access to Creative Cloud and Photoshop

Camera for shooting video (a phone is fine)

Tripod to ensure steady video footage

A Wacom drawing tablet is super helpful but not essential

CC License
Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike
4 / 5 • 2 Ratings

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Mark Woszczalski

Posted on 9/30/19 2:17:38 PM Permalink

Love this, thank you!​