Graphic Design
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Please follow the 18 video tutorials to complete the "Graphic Design" Photoshop Curriculum.

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Graphic Design Curriculum


Please follow all Photoshop video tutorials in order, and watch each video completely one time before doing anything in Photoshop. After watching the video tutorial once do it step by step. You will thank me for this especially after completing the Andy Warhol Photoshop Project. After Graphic Design we move on to Coding & Web Design.

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Respectfully, Mr. Riese

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Technology Teacher Suite | Car Design Project | Adobe Photoshop Lesson - Mr. Riese

Car Design | Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop Car Design features a 7-step car design which teaches you the beginning fundamentals of Adobe Photoshop. You will learn the concept of using layers, lasso tools, eraser tools, transparencies, the levels menu, inserting graphics, and placing text on your vehicle.


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Technology Teacher Suite | Zombie Portrait Project | Adobe Photoshop Lesson - Mr. Riese

Zombie Portrait | Photoshop Project

This is a Zombie Portrait tutorial that is roughly 13 minutes long. In this tutorial you learn multiple tools in Photoshop to transform an individual or self-portrait into a complete Zombie. This lesson involves searching the internet for textures, and blood. We will learn to overlay graphics on images, use the burn tool, transparencies, and we reuse the eraser tool. We also build off prior knowledge of following past lessons in sequence.


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Technology Teacher Suite | Color Focal Points Project | Adobe Photoshop Lesson - Mr. Riese

Color Focal Points | Photoshop Project

This lesson teaches you to change a color photo into a black & white photo with a monochromatic filter edit. You then re-learn to duplicate layers, and use the eraer tools or the lasso tools to create a Color Focal Point. This assignment takes minutes once mastered.

Please complete 10 versions of this Color Focal Points project and place them in the same sub folder "Color Focal Points"


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Technology Teacher Suite | Poster Portrait Project | Adobe Photoshop Lesson - Mr. Riese

Poster Portrait

This lesson teaches students how to edit their self-portraits with words or plain text wrapped around their bodies. This is a great lesson to require an ELA piece such as a poem, or a quote from a famous person's speech. This piece can have a political statement as well. We will re-visit the character box, layer masks, and layer styles.


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Technology Teacher Suite | Line Drawing Project | Adobe Photoshop Lesson - Mr. Riese

Change a Photo to a Line Drawing | Photoshop

Learn to transform an image into a Line Drawing using Adobe Photoshop. This is a very easy lesson therefore I require 10 different versions of different line drawings to allow students to explore with the lighting & contrast found in different images. Here we will explore the use of filters.

Please complete 10 versions of this Line Drawings project and place them in the same sub folder "Line Drawings"


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Technology Teacher Suite | Sneaker Design Project | Adobe Photoshop Lesson = Mr. Riese

Sneaker Design | Adobe Photoshop

Design a sneaker in Adobe Photoshop using layers, graphics, images, and multiple textures. Students can design any sneaker or shoe of choice. Please make good use of the tools with your knowledge. I introduce you to the clone stamp tool in this final lesson. to repair gaps in photos for photo correcting. Now that you know better, do better.

Please complete 3 versions of this Sneaker Design project and place them in the same sub folder "Sneaker Design"


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Technology Teacher Suite | NFT Design Project | Adobe Photoshop Lesson = Mr. Riese

NFT Design | Adobe Photoshop

Create an NFT using tools and knowledge from previous Photoshop Projects. NFT's are created with cropping and cutting acessories with the lasso tool, eraser tool, and duplicating custom images using multiple layers with Adobe Photoshop.

Please complete 3 versions of this NFT Design project and place them in the same sub folder "NFT Design"


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