Block Shaded Self-Portrait
Students will be able to create a self-portrait demonstrating the use of value, color mixing, and scaling techniques.
Process to Change Photo
1. Take photo using Photo Booth (found on the MacBooks in class) or using a camera.
2. Click and drag that photo from Photo Booth to the desktop or import photo to MacBook. (You can use your own computer program at home if you don't have photoshop or I can change it for you. Please email me the image to change this)
3. Open PhotoShop. You may need to open PhotoShop from the Launchpad.
4. Open file in PhotoShop by clicking and dragging image into PhotoShop orFILE ->OPEN->(select file from Desktop)
5. Crop photo to a vertical composition using Cropping Tool from the toolbar.
6. Select Move Tool (arrow button) located at the top of the toolbar.
7. Get rid of the colors by changing photo to Grayscale: IMAGE->MODE->GRAYSCALE. Select DISCARD when box pops up.
8. To Posterize Photo: IMAGE->ADJUSTMENTS->POSTERIZE. Choose 3 or 4 levels. Change your photo’s brightness if your photo is too dark:IMAGE->ADJUSTMENTS->BRIGHTNESS/CONTRAST. You can brighten and add contrast from here. Repeat Posterize step when done.
9. Save image: FILE->SAVE AS. Put your name for Save As, desktop for Location, and JPEG as Format. Press SAVE. More boxes will come up. Don’t change anything, just press OK.
10. Email image to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Put your name as the subject heading.* I will print your photo off for you on a transparency.
Process for Painting Using Grid
(Optional) Process for Using Transparency
1. Concept (The 3 or 4 different values in the correct order)
2. Composition (Cropping in to fill space. The reference should go over at least 3 sides)
3. Craftsmanship (Demonstrate 3-4 values matching the reference)
4. Process (Evidence of planning, sketches, color mixing, etc.)
5. Reflection (Written reflection found in grading form)