Ms. Mak will cover the following topics with you in October and November:
  1. Adobe Photoshop: How can I use it effectively?
  2. Computer Programming: Research on special topics like Web 2.0, Cloud Computing and Open Source.

Topics of the Day
Class Work
Other Resources
Oct 14, 2010
3. Masks and Channels
Isolate and manipulate specific part of an image using masks using the masks panel.
Today's work: Complete the work on this page: designcenter/photoshop/ articles/lrvid4003_ps.html.

Oct 18 + 20, 2010
(Continue last lesson)
Lesson 4.
Lesson 4 in the "Assignment" folder.

Oct 22, 2010
Designing with PhotoShop.
Using your existing Photoshop skill, design either a) the Logo image or b) the Title Page for the class website.

Oct 27, 2010
Photoshop Montages
Complete 2 - 3 of the following Montage tutorials:

Oct 29, 2010
Photoshop Montages
(Same as last class)

Revise your Logo and Title page based on the new criteria.

Nov 4, 2010
Photoshop Portfolio
1) Using one of the following portfolio as references, create your portfolio page on this class page. Include all of the PhotoShop pictures you have created in this unit with proper categories.

2) Finish your second montage project.

Nov 8, 2010
Photoshop Portfolio II
1) Update your page to include all of the parts that are shown in the . You can customize the layout of your page. Here's the for your portfolio.

Optional: 2) Finish your second montage project.

Nov 10, 2010

Finish your portfolio. Extension: finish your second montage project.

Nov 17, 2010
Photoshop Project
Finish your portfolio. Start working on your storybook project:

Nov 19, 2010

The Project Rubric:

Cover Page
  • Title (2 Marks)
  • Illustration (8 Marks, see below)

Cover Page
  • Title (2 Marks)
  • Illustration (8 Marks, see below)

Each Illustration (8 Marks)
  • Complexity
    • Four Pictures/Images (3 Marks)
    • Application of Digital Techniques (3 Marks): You must explain your editing on a separate Word File.
  • Creativity (2 Marks)

Nov 26, 2010

Reflection Questions on the Photoshop Unit:

• What has been the best part of the Photoshop unit? Why?
• What has been the hardest part of the Photoshop unit? Why?
• What have you learned that you didn’t know at the beginning of this unit?
• What information did you find most useful? Why?
• How did you feel about this Photoshop unit and/or the project?
• How is the work you did in this Photoshop unit connected to your life?