Layer masks are the best and most flexible way to cut out objects non-destructively in Photoshop. Here’s a video tutorial to refresh the technique after out class lecture. <iframe width=”640″ height=”480″ src=”http://www.youtube.com/embed/uRJoY5odA7k?rel=0″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>
Here are some images for discussion. Keep the terms we talked about in mind and look for familiar patterns. Many of these images are painting by Josef Albers. The rest are from this blog.
Color is the most powerful tool avaliable to a visual artist or designer. There is no other element of design that wields the same power of influence. Here are some terms to be familiar with when talking about and using color. Color modes Additive Color is a way of building up colors by adding in […]
Kuler is a service provided by Adobe that allows you to create and share unique color palates with others. It integrates with Illustrator as well, allowing you to use color palates that others have made in your work. Check it out! http://kuler.adobe.com/
Elements of design Space 2-dimensional space is the area provided for a particular purpose. It may have two dimensions (length and width), such as a floor, or it may have three dimensions (length, width, and height). Space in a two-dimensional drawing or painting refers to the arrangement of objects on the picture plane. Space includes the […]
This semester we will be using analog sketchbooks (paper) as well as digital ones. For the digital sketchbook you will be using Evernote. Here’s a description of what Evernote does as taken from their site: Keep everything in sync With Evernote, all of your notes, web clips, files and images are made available on every […]
Here is a test to see how well you perceive hue. Post your score in the comments, and save a screengrab to your evernote notebook. http://www.colormunki.com/game/huetest_kiosk
This semester we will be teaching you all about the creative process. We want you all to have the skills required to be creative on demand and to make the most out of every idea you have. This is not magic. There is a methodical process that can be employed in order to cultivate creative […]