Presentation on theme: "TRIPTYCH Neil Anderson February 2013. Triptych (TRIP-tik) Definition Triptych is derived from Greek and translates as “Three Fold” A Triptych is a work."— Presentation transcript:
Triptych (TRIP-tik) Definition Triptych is derived from Greek and translates as “Three Fold” A Triptych is a work of art, which is divided into 3 sections or panels. In photography it maybe one image split into three panels, or separate images that are variants on a theme. Three separate images telling a story requires more creativity.
Triptych Creation: Photoshop Part 1 Select three digital images that link together and tell a story
Triptych Creation: Photoshop Part 1 Another example of three digital images from Sawtell, NSW
Triptych Creation: Photoshop Part 2 Open Photoshop. If using Elements, Select EDIT FULL mode. Open each of the selected images in Photoshop
Triptych Creation: Photoshop Part 3 Prepare a New Blank File (white background “canvas”) by selecting: FILE > NEW > BLANK FILE. – In the Dialogue Box enter a NAME (e.g. Triptych_Ha Long Bay) – Select a WIDTH & HEIGHT in cm of the final composite image (Width 29 cm, Height 20 cm was used. Actual dimensions close to these are suggested & a similar ratio) – BACKGROUND CONTENTS: WHITE (default was used) – No need to change RESOLUTION Select OK
Triptych Creation: Photoshop Part 4 Click & Drag the First image onto the White Background Select MOVE (V) tool from Tool Bar. Using the Move tool, reduce the size of the first image using the corner arrows, & Click anywhere on the image to move the image position on the White Background. When location is good, select ✔ icon on bottom RH of image Click & Drag second & third images onto White Background, and follow steps using MOVE tool to achieve your Triptych design idea
Triptych Creation: Photoshop Part 5 Using MOVE tool, move images around until satisfied with the arrangement Currently the Triptych is four layers: 3 x layers of images, & one Background layer. Create one layer by flattening the image. Select LAYER > FLATTEN IMAGE Save image