Friday, February 17, 2017

Advanced Selections and Masking

Here is as Adobe tutorial showing the advanced way of cutting out objects.  Using masks is a much better than deleting or erasing the background because it is non-destructive.  This will also be very useful when we go over how to blend layers together.

Using the Marquee and Lasso Tools

If you missed the class demo on making selections in PhotoShop, it is very important that you learn these basic concepts.  Use this Adobe tutorial to get caught up.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Student Photo-Manipulations

Here are some examples of student work for this project.  Check out even more examples under the "Student Work" section on this website.

Erik Johansson - photographer

Erik Johansson is a Swedish photographer who manipulates his images in PhotoShop to create surreal scenes.  Check out more of his work here.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Making an isometric grid in Illustrator

Here are a few simple steps to creating an isometric grid in Illustrator.  This could be useful if you want to make a grid based on triangles or hexagons.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Creating Digital Snowflakes

Here are some great tutorials for how to make snowflakes using Illustrator.  Use the basic concept to create your own (more exciting) snowflakes.