CCG Unit 6


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Change screen resolution

Shut down Photoshop. Open up system preferences. Open up Displays- second row. Choose “scaled” Change screen resolution to 1600 x 900.

Midterm Card Project Due

(16 points): Submit folder according to specifications shown in class.

Folder Title: “LastNameCard”

  • Folder must be an InDesign Package containing an interactive .pdf with fade page transitions.
  • Please proof your .pdf on screen before submitting.
  • ⌘-L puts the pdf file in full screen mode when opened in Adobe acrobat.

Review of Projects On Screen.

Digital Proportion

bits, bytes, kilo, mega, giga, tera

Raster image file structure lecture

Binary information. File Proportion: Bytes, Kilobytes, Megabytes, Gigabytes, etc. Information stored relative to raster image mode: bitmap, greyscale, RGB, CMYK. Channels as a concept.

6A Selections Tutorial

Basic interface of Adobe Photoshop: Menus, Preferences, Review of Vector based images and Raster based images. Selecting, deselecting. Move tool. Selection tools. Magic Wand tool, Crop Tool. Saving selections, stored in Channels, loading stored selections. Image size dialog box.

6B Bookcovers I

6C Final Project Start  5pts

InDesign review: Master pages, Placing

Adjust your scanned sketches in Photoshop for contrast and legibility.

Place your adjusted sketches into your document.

Create a contrasting master page to apply to final photoshop project.

Your sketches will be assessed from your submitted package. Submissions without the full sketch assignment will earn a failing assessment.

Submit a package titled “Lastname6C”


Finish the 6B Bookcovers Assignment. Due at the beginning of next class.

Introduction to I am Secretly Famous Project

Next week: bring in a folder of 10 images of your face/head whole body from many different angles (take selfies on your phone). Find a several photos of famous people/person/situation to composite your image into.

Guy Photoshops himself into photos of famous people

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It is also acceptable for you to do this project to images of a friend (who is willing) as long as it remains light and fun.

Review  I am Secretly Famous Project photos from Faculty Outbox.