Animated Postcard

Using Adobe Photoshop’s animation tools,¬†create an animated postcard from your font poem and collage. Animate the words and letters of your poem using layers. Make your collage the final image. Play continuously. Save as an animated GIF file. Advertisements

The e-Collage

The word Collage comes from the French word¬†coller, meaning to glue. ____________________________________________________ It usually involves layers of material glued to a piece of canvas or paper. ____________________________________________________ For this assignment you will be creating your collage digitally with Adobe Phototshop. Using your own images and royalty-free material you can find on the Internet, create a … Continue reading

Font Poem

Creating a font poem will introduce you to the typography tools in Photoshop and give you a chance to experiment with typeface or “fonts”. This assignment is borrowed from my colleague Carol Schwalbe. Some things to remember: Your font poem should demonstrate creative use of typography. Minimize the use of special effects; concentrate instead on … Continue reading

Contact Sheet

This assignment is called a “Contact Sheet” because it is a combination of terms used by dark room photographers for the test print of a series of photos. Contact prints of images taken from negatives were used to help photographers decide which images to print, as printing images on photo paper was (and still is) … Continue reading