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Photoshop 3: Digital Design & Editing

Jennifer Rolfsness
Average rating:4.8Number of reviews:(337)
Learn Photoshop and develop your skills with fun projects!

Class experience

6 lessons//6 Weeks
 Week 1
Lesson 1
Selective Coloring
Outcome: Students will explore how to use color to create emphasis in a photo. Activities: - Discussion of color and how it can be used to create emphasis. - Demonstration of how to create selective coloring. - Application: Apply coloring selection to your own photos
 Week 2
Lesson 2
Glaussian Blur
Outcome: Students will learn how to create dynamic effects and a focal point with their photos. Activities: - Demonstration and discussion of how to use filters to create focal points. - Application: Utilize the glaussian blur to create focal points in your own photos.
 Week 3
Lesson 3
Multiple Frames
Outcome: Students will learn how to break down photos into multiple frames to create visual interest in their photos. Activities: - Demonstration of framing tools, blending and shadows - Application: Apply multiple frame techniques and tools to create a Multi-Frame composition.
 Week 4
Lesson 4
Photographer Poster
Outcome: Students will explore the art of their favorite photographer and present their findings in a marketing poster. Activities: - Research and discovery of a variety of photographers around the world - Demonstration of poster layout techniques and tools - Application: Create a poster for your photographer.
 Week 5
Lesson 5
Fantastic FoodScapes!
Outcome: Students will be able to create a fantasy piece using scaling and blending techniques. Activities: - Discussion of matching pixel sizes and exploring fantasy themes - Demonstration of how to utilize scaling and blending tools - Application: Create a fantastical foodscape
 Week 6
Lesson 6
Surrealist Photo Manipulation
Outcome: Students will explore the work of Surrealist artists and editing techniques in order to create a photo manipulation. Activities: - Exploration of Surrealist art - Discussion of what elements make a Surrealist photo - Demonstration of manipulation photo editing tools and techniques. - Application: Create a Surrealist Photo Manipulation composition.
Adobe Photoshop is required.  (Make sure to get the discounted student version)
For most projects, students will select their own images.  Tutorial images will be provided on the classroom discussion board as needed per project.   
I highly recommend having a backup USB stick to save work.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Average rating:4.8Number of reviews:(337)
Artist.  Teacher.  Mother.
Hello!  I am an art educator that has a passion for teaching all things art related.  My experiences include teaching painting/drawing, photography, graphic design, sewing, sculpture, and art history to all ages... 
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6 pre-recorded lessons
6 weeks of teacher support
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1 year of access to the content

Completed by 49 learners
Ages: 12-17

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