Imagination is more important than knowledge.  Knowledge is limited whereas imagination embraces the entire world -  stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution." 

ALBERT EINSTEIN

PRINCIPLES OF ART, MEDIA & COMMUNICATIONS - Level 1

PHOTOSHOP

Imagination is a personal  journey.  Collages bring together ideas that inspire us!

PHOTOSHOP: What we learned - CREATE NEW. Open multiple images, layer and name, object selection/select subject, transform, scale, transform, copy, paste, flip, crop, type, character manipulation. Save to psd. Save to jpeg.

Salt Image Abstract . . . adjusting to your own taste.

PHOTOSHOP: What we learned - OPEN. Adjustment layers: brightness/contrast, levels, curves, exposure, vibrance, hue/saturation, color balance, black & white, photo filters, channel mixer, color lookup, invert, posterize, threshold adjustment, selective color, and gradient maps. Save to psd. Save to jpeg. 

One beautiful landscape . . . eight amazing views!

PHOTOSHOP: What we learned - CREATE NEW. Paste embed, scale, transform, copy, paste, flip horizontal, crop, layer, new adjustment layers: brightness/contrast, levels, curves, exposure, vibrance, hue/saturation, color balance, black & white, photo filters, channel mixer, color lookup, invert, posterize, threshold adjustment, selective color, and gradient maps.  

Artistic filtering . . . take a walk through the Filter Gallery!

PHOTOSHOP: What we learned - OPEN/SAVE/RENAME. Flatten image. Filter gallery and adjustments. Artistic, brush strokes, distort, sketch, stylize, and texture.

My Fantasy Vacation Selfie!

PHOTOSHOP: What we reviewed - Object selection/Subject select, layer adjustments, transform, flatten & filter options. What we achieved - Extremely creative fantasy vacations!

Clipping masks take us on a creative Ocean Getaway!

PHOTOSHOP: What we learned - Place Embed/Link, Clipping Mask techniques, Smart Objects, Text Effects/Layer Styles (fx). What we achieved - Awesome images that depict our own vision of what we love about the ocean.

A rose by any other name would smell as sweet!