Monday, 16 May 2016

#7xd3 KS3 Skills Building - Adobe Photoshop

Lesson Objectives 
LO1 -  Learn and practice appropriate Photo shop skills, in order to apply them to a "Montage"

Red - You will have created a montage
Amber - You will have used a varaiety of Photoshop tools
Green - You will 


Look at the example Montage - what skills will you need to learn?

Follow these steps:
  • Find a background image on google and right click, copy image
  • In Photoshop, choose File new and it will make the canvas the right size. Paste the background image in.
  • Choose another image - a person - animal / thing for example and repeat the process.
  • Using the Magnetic Lasso tool cut around your person / animal / thing (keep clicking to keep accurate) (backspace key if you go wrong)
  • Cut your person out and paste him / her onto the background
  • Select another image - right click copy - file new, name and paste
  • Repeat the process with the magnetic lassoo tool - cut and paste - new layer - name your layers


RED TASK - Put a famous person on /against a famous landmark/ eating something really random - For example - Rihanna up the Eiffel Tower eating a bowl of snails

AMBER TASK - Try to use as many of these tools as you can - if you can't locate the appropriate tools in Photo Shop then google !

  • Crop 
  • Layers 
  • Drop Shadow 
  • Outer Glow 
  • Free Transform 
  • Stroke 
  • Quick Selection


Complete the Photoshop Tools and Techniques Worksheet

Plenary - Moving On

What's a Montage?
How do you feel after this lesson (3 adjectives)
What else would you like to learn in Photoshop?