1st Semester Photoshop curriculum
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file resourcesstandardsassessmentsinstructional media
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Visual InspirationModel of ReimaginationLearning TargetKey IdeaVideo Tutorial
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Fundamentals of Photoshop
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Essential Question: How do layers influence the balance of a composition?
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I can add dialogue to an Archie Comic by applying the Type tool, hand tool, and zoom functionsPress Check to confirm text. Save as JPG. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GY6nTt76sLA&feature=youtu.be
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I can apply leading and kerning in text, demonstrate interdependent relationship between language and visual by writing dialogue for a comic of my choice. Hold option and press up/down or left/right to modify distance in text. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lS6yOKWRPFg&feature=youtu.be
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I can copy and paste images in to blank canvas, demonstrate the relationship between layers, difference between PSD and JPG by creating a collage.Press V for move tool. Make sure "auto-select layer" is checked. CMD+T changes the size of a layer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4TFvT8JEPRU&feature=youtu.be
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Selection Method: Marquee
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Essential Question: How do selections create possibilities?
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I can create a human collage by combining different attributes of the human figure using the Rectangular Marquee.Right click, copy image in Chrome. In Photoshop, go to file, then New, then OK, to paste image. CMD+D deselects. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=epLJfCsgJdc
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I can apply the elliptical marquee, rectangular marquee, and paintbucket to create a yearbook page featuring people I wish went to NYC Lab HS!RIght click marquee to select elliptical tool. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xcv6TSol-5Y
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I can create marketing for my school by desaturating a photo, employing the paint bucket, and aligning multiple layers. Desaturate: CMD+shift+U. To apply levels: CMD+Lhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=30VIcUg2PwQ&feature=youtu.be
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I can apply single row marquee, copy all layers, transform image using distort functionComing Soon!
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Selection Method: Magic Wand
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Essential Question: How does color bring life to monochromatic graphic design?
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I can use the brush tool to paint a scenic image of a house, tree, and grass.Press "B" for Brush. Right click to adjust diameter, hardness or to load new brushes. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2gC58E1YC6o&feature=youtu.be
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I can "Forge" a famous painting (eg Monet or Van Gogh) using the eyedropper and paint brush.Press "I" for eyedropper. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wIZO9vbn8N4&feature=youtu.be
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I can create selections using the magic wand and add color to corporate logos and black and white cartoon characters.Press "W" for magic wand. Press "G" for paintbucket. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4yJer0rUZgM&feature=youtu.be
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I can use the gradient tool ("G" key) in combination with eyedropper to add color and shading to this Lucy image.Press "G" and then right click for gradient.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4yJer0rUZgM
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I can design air force one sneakers by unlocking the background layer and embedding images that represent my unique artistic tastes and interests. Delete selected area of shoe and then switch layer in palate to modify texture. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mKWNYIngqFc
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I can design air force one sneakers by unlocking the background layer and embedding images that represent my unique artistic tastes and interests. Hold shift to select multiple areas with magic wand. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mKWNYIngqFc
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I can add textures and photo realism to this black and white Mickey Mouse image using selection inversion.Invert selection: CMD+shift+i.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xULdjcZQjvs
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I can choose a black and white visual and add photorealism by applying selection inversion (command + shift + i)Invert selection: CMD+shift+i.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iw-eTzHuses
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I can choose a black and white visual and add photorealism by applying selection inversion (command + shift + i)Invert selection: CMD+shift+i.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iw-eTzHuses
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uncontiguous selectionsadd a logo to NYC Lab advertisement
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??AssessmentReplicate visual model provided by Mr Drozd
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Selection Method: Magnetic Lasso
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Essential Question: How does Photoshop distort reality?
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I can produce a graphic inspired by the NYC Go marketing that features local landmarks and cartoon characters that I select with the magnetic lasso.Double click to seal selection with magnetic lasso. Press "delete" to go back one bounding box. Pres ESC to start over. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i4w9Fz5-vew
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I can superimpose myself with my favorite celebrity using the magnetic lasso. Double click to seal selection with magnetic lasso. Press "delete" to go back one bounding box. Pres ESC to start over. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8tTY-VyHT0s
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I can design the addition and subtraction components in with various selection methods to produce a "Party Lines" collage inspired by New York Magazine. Create contrast: light text on dark area. Dark text on light area. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ePJh40tvmIc
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I can create an original poster marketing a product of my choice with a scheme of complementary colors and color inversion.Color inversion. coming soon!
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I can design a poster promoting a product of my choice that utilizes the foreground to transparent gradient.Create contrast with text size. coming soon!
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I can design a front page of the NYT featuring diametrically opposite individuals (real or fiction) in the context of some conflict. create a compelling NYTimes front pagecoming soon!
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I can create a poster in which classmates and I are performing in front of an arena of "1000s" of my peers. final grateful dead concerthttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VeANKc5sVhY
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I can create a poster in which I am performing a skill of my choice in the context of my choice in front of "1000s" of peers. jahlil dunk with nba crowd
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culminating project of magetic lasso learning targetsisolate and desaturate with student photos
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Other Selection Methods
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Essential Question: How does the professional world of advertising enhance branding using visual effects?
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I can utilize the color range selection technique to isolate shades of red and, when complete, the color from an image of my choice. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bnL_TQ58iMI
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I can utilize the color range selection technique to isolate and highlight a single color or shade from a desaturated background.
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I can create selections using channels.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tarHf_ScMhk
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I can create a double exposure effect from a PNG derived from the channel selection method. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qNujWluHssI
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Experimentation with Visual Effects
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Essential Question: How does the professional world of advertising enhance branding using visual effects?
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I can decontruct a food packaging option of my choice and replicate the text using appropriate layer styles. application of layer styles on student names or word choice on a gridhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QzBThnCv2qc
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layer style on selected layer"Outlining the action" postercoming soon!
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I can create a portrait of myself with a transparent background as a PNG file. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cNvov8ciM8I
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I can modify the hue of portraits of classmates of my choice inspired by the "What Are You?" poster. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mq3MgVpUkk8
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I can experiment with filters on my portrait so that I have a degree of understanding that allows me to wield this this technique on future projects. application of filters on student portaithttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ovuFBmRIxU
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I can reimagine the Almost Christmas movie poster using PNG portraits of myself and my peers along with the inclusion of a solid to transparent gradient. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NOAS1kwGt3M
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I can create the illusion that my "Almost Christmas" poster is visible in a public setting by using the distort transform function. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JUrq8kEP-54
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I can experiment with the liquify tool by modifying facial expressions inspired by emotions in Scott McCloud's Understanding Comics. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dWoBSkCZG6k
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I can reimagine the Jello Pudding Poster by applying the liquify function to students in my class.Jello advertisement parodyhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8dmIx_-L6rU
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I can design an advertisment that emphasizes one of the five senses using the liquify function. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8dmIx_-L6rU
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I can design a surrealistic visual inspired by Dali's Persistance of Memory using the liquify function to melt an analogue clock of my choice and an urban outdoor setting.
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changing the size of multiple selectionsnightly show with larry wilmore
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I can select the outline of a layer using the layers palate to reimagine the back of a Wheat Thins box to produce the image in text effect. wheat thinshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=894sUFgviiU
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I can apply the gaussian blur to reimagine the Unchanged book cover. unchanged - B&N
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I can create a window effect using the gaussian blur to highlight a favorite area of New York City. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qXmps1zWGEQ
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I can apply the clone stamp tool to make designated items "disappear". https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xv2H7TnnTZQ
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I can take advantage of the content-aware technique to make objects of my choice disappear.
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I can apply the pen tool to recreate illustrations or photos by tracing outlines.
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I can create a glowing dots effect by applying the pen tool and modifying the brush outputs through scattering and simulating pressure.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U_ymXi6AxyE
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Comic art unit
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Essential Question: How do the relationship between words and images enhance story telling?
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I can create dialogue bubbles using a combination of the elliptical marquee tool and the polygonal lasso to images of my choosing. students add dialogue bubbles to individual photos (crazy man, peter griffin, etc)
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I can create dialogue bubbles using a combination of the elliptical marquee tool and the polygonal lasso to images of my choosing. Students add dialogue to celebrity comic
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I can create a comic strip by adding fictional characters, a background and dialogue that follows the conventions of sequential art. students create their own comics featuring their favorite characters
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I can write an original compelling script following traditional conventions.students will write 3 scripts that include setting, actions and dialogue
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I can write and create an original sequential art comic by applying the concepts and techniques I've mastered of the last 3 days featuring myself and a peer. students create their own comic strip using photos taken on previous day (1/3)
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I can write and create an original sequential art comic by applying the concepts and techniques I've mastered of the last 3 days featuring two historical figures. students create their own comic strip using photos taken on previous day (2/3)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iAsL1zVCcdM
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production and refinement of original sequential artstudents complete their own comic for a TEST grade (3/3)
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Divergent Thinking Projects
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Essential Question: How does creating something both original and purposeful bring value to the world?
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I can design a movie poster featuring specified actors based on a predetermined theme.Design an original movie poster
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I can write an original limerick and create a visual representation of this poem. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h7ILfxp1JRA
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I can create a visual representation of the punchline and perform the joke in the spirit of the Daily Show. Visual representation of a joke inspired by Daily Showhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5x_P98zNgww
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Font variation, Creative application of Photoshop tools and techniquesHoliday cards
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I can design a poster that promotes NYC Lab HS featuring students engaged in metaphorical combat using lightsabers (created with the inner and outer glow layer styles) capitalizing on the popularity of the new Star Wars movie.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=379z5Yjstw8
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Blending Modes!
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Essential Question: Is the mixture of 2 layers more than the sum of their parts?
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I can create a poster inspired by the NYT Magazine cover that utilizes the multiply blending mode.reimagine cover of NYTimes magazinehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GRStskdfpG8
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I can apply the Foreground to transparent gradient tool in combination with the multiply blending mode to produce marketing for Lab inspired by the Langone ad. .https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i7SmCFVkUH0
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I can desaturate and experiment with threshold adjustments to produce a nifty environmental portrait. environmental portraits
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I can combine the multiply blending mode with threshold adjustments to "vandalize" and inject beauty to the walls of my high school with stencil graffiti. stencil graffiti
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I can combine the screen blending mode with threshold adjustments and watercolor textures to produce an inspiring visual. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mLS7vVMMgEc
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I can produce a compelling skyline with handwritten lyrics of my choice using the screen blending modehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6wI2SslB7zM
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I can reimagine the cover of a book I've read this year in my English class using the multiple blending mode, the shape tool, and contrasting colors on the color wheel from the color scheme designer website.Reimagine cover of book read in ELA class
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I can reimagine the Spectrum NYM cover using PNG portraits of my peers, the radial gradient and the color blending mode.Reimagine cover of New York Magazinehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p1Ho3F3mcO0
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I can reimagine the ZOE poster by utilizing blending modes and opacity to create a Welcome poster for our school. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7XAawuc1dp0
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I can reimagine the Monroe College Marketing to create posters celebrating my own school using the overlay blending mode.create marketing poster for NYC Lab inspired by Monroe college poster
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I can download textures from Brusheezy and experiment with blending modes to create marketing for my school. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4bERM_8NQqM
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I can use the eye dropper, multiply blending mode, and shape tool to reimagine the cover art for "Prayer in C" to produce marketing for the NYC Lab School.
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I can create an "action" poster that integrating textures with blending modes.create sports poster inspired by NY Knicks poster featuring Amare Stoudemire
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I can create a mixtape cover featuring my peers and our exciting new hit single. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gF0dpFLz_Ls
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I can design my own paper currency by applying unique selections and blending modes.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qB6Wcizr2No
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