Presentation on theme: "VISUAL MESSAGES DIGITAL ARTS AL LARSEN. VISUAL MESSAGES We express and receive visual messages on three levels: Abstractly Representationally Symbolically."— Presentation transcript:
Find a representational photo on the web Should be at least 500 x 500 pixels Save Image to Desktop (ctrl-click for menu for users with single- button mouse) Open Photoshop File->Open then choose image from desktop Make sure Layers window is visible Make 7 new layers (Layer-> New) Highlight Background layer Choose Rectangular Marquee Tool from toolbar Select slice of background image and cut (Edit->Cut or apple-X) Highlight first layer in Layers window. Paste into layer (Edit->paste or apple-V) (Repeat x 6)
Find a representational photo on the web Choose a photo which you feel exhibits good composition Should be at least 400 x 400 pixels Open in Photoshop, scale it down so that the largest side is 400 pixels (Image -> Image Size)
In -Class Lab 2 Make a new Photoshop document which is as tall as your image and twice as wide Paste image in and locate it on the right half of the canvas Create a new layer and paste same image in the left half Use adjustment layers and filters only to create an abstract composition in the left half.